Spanish in Sámara Beach, Costa Rica
Our Spanish school in Sámara Beach sits right on the breathtaking Pacific Ocean! Learn Spanish on soft golden sands, with warm, enticing waters just metres away. Sámara Beach is a small, typically Costa Rican town graced by an idyllic, sheltered bay and incredibly friendly people. Take a Spanish course in Sámara Beach and you can enjoy scuba diving, snorkelling, kayaking and all manner of watersports, in wonderfully clear waters. Surrounding the beach are lush, unspoilt forests, where you can meet Costa Rica’s exotic wildlife!
There are several national parks in the area, where magnificent volcanoes stretch up to the sky, waterfalls crash into the rainforest floor and the sounds of thousands of animals fill the air. The region is also home to regular festivals, where you’ll discover tasty local dishes and colourful parades, as well as plenty of live music and dancing! Best of all, our Sámara Beach school has a maximum class size of just six people, so our school’s expert teachers can dedicate plenty of time to improving your Spanish!
Our school, located on the beach
Inside our school
Courses in Sámara Beach
Our beachfront school has its own verdant gardens, providing a peaceful oasis for after-class relaxation. All classrooms at the school are air conditioned, and treat you to beautiful ocean views while you learn Spanish in Sámara Beach. There are also study areas with free Internet access, student lounges, a small library, an outdoor patio and a kitchen, where you’ll be taught how to create delicious regional recipes!
At our Sámara Beach school, you can choose group lessons, individual classes or a combination of both. On the Standard Spanish Course in Sámara Beach, you’ll be placed with other students of a similar level to yourself. You’ll quickly get to know other students and you’ll soon be practicing your Spanish with your new friends!
If you opt for a program of Private Spanish Lessons, you can design your own course! You can customise your Spanish lessons to suit your interests and requirements, and even choose your class times.
Want to help the local community as you learn Spanish in Sámara Beach? Our school can arrange Volunteer Work placements in teaching, animal care, conservation, care work and many other fields. Before starting a placement, you must complete a course lasting at least two weeks, ensuring that you’re able to communicate effectively in Spanish.
Entrance to the beach, from our school
Students at our school
Accommodation in Sámara Beach
For complete immersion in the Spanish language and Costa Rican culture, live with a local host family! Your family will immediately make you feel at home, and will help you put your Spanish into practice!
Alternatively, you could live with your fellow students in our school’s student residence, or in a local hotel, providing a little more comfort. The student residence is a ‘room-only’ option, whereas hotels are also available on a bed & breakfast basis.
Students in the school gardens
Cultural activities in Sámara Beach*
- Latin dance classes
- Surfing or snorkelling
- Dolphin or turtle watching
- Weekly Spanish-language film nights
- Costa Rican cookery classes
- Theatre trips
- Language exchanges with local English-language students
- Optional excursions to rainforests and national parks
* (Precise cultural program may vary)
Arrival in Sámara Beach
Transfers from airports in Liberia and San Jose are available for a supplementary fee.