LISA! Study Abroad

LISA! Study Spanish abroad | 2 weeks in San José £1229

Monday - Friday — 09:00 - 17:00

Spanish language courses for adults in San José

Costa Rica is translated as 'Rich Coast' and promises beautiful white beaches and dense rainforests with exotic animals and plants. There is stunning and lush vegetation of the volcanic landscape close to the vibrant city of San José.

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  1. Top location: In the heart of Costa Rica surrounded by rainforests and mountains
  2. Quality: Small class groups, intensive lessons, numerous free time activities
  3. Combination courses: Language and Culture courses

Costa Rica is a paradise for people who love nature. About a quarter of the country´s land area is a nature protected area and is home to many plant and animal species. San Jóse, the capital city of Costa Rica, is surrounded by dense rainforests and majestic volcanoes. Our language school is located in the north-east of San José on the outskirts of small town Heredia. Cafes, restaurants and shops are close to the language school and pubs and cinemas can be reached easily. The capital city has numerous museums and parks, which are worth visiting. Colourful markets offer fresh exotic fruits and vegetable or handmade arts and crafts. A walk through the market Mercado Central is the best opportunity to get to know the traditional life of Costa Ricans. You can eat traditional dishes in cafes and restaurants on the Plaza de la Cultura. Many green areas of the city such as the Simon Bolivar Park or the Sabana Park are oases of peace directly in the middle of the city. The nightlife of San José is concentrated mainly in the El Pueblo quarter. You can visit many pubs and discos and dance to Latin American music the whole night. The city is surrounded by Meseta Central, the highland valley.


LISA! Language courses »

LISA! Language courses in San José are high-quality Spanish language courses with accommodation. Classes start every Monday. If the beginning day is on a public holiday, the course will start on Tuesday (see Calendar). Our language courses are suitable for students and professionals, both beginners and advanced speakers. During the language course you will have your chosen accommodation.

Accreditations »

With more than 20 years of experience, LISA! Study Abroad is today one of the best agencies offering organised language programmes. Our language school in San José is a top language school and our recommendation for a language course in South America! Spanish lessons are held in small groups which ensures intensive and rapid language learning. Our courses provide a high standard of teaching at a good price, therefore, they are an ideal place for learning Spanish and getting to know Costa Rica. Our teachers are native Spanish speakers who specialise in teaching Spanish as a foreign language.

Your language course in San José »

On the arrival day of your LISA! Language course you will arrive in your accommodation. During your first day at school, you will be assigned to the suitable level class according to your language knowledge. This guarantees an excellent and successful learning.
After classes, you will have plenty of time to explore the city and its surroundings. Our LISA! language school offers several organised activities during the week and our friendly school team will surely give you good tips and suggestions on the city’s highlights. They will also recommend you the best places to do shopping, to have a coffee and to party with friends. You can also explore the city on your own. You will surely find fellow-travellers wishing to join you during your tours. The best way to improve your knowledge of a foreign language is getting in touch with local people. Therefore, we suggest that you take every opportunity to practice your knowledge with mother-tongue speakers. The accommodation in a host family is perfect for testing every day what you have just learnt.

Arrival »

We recommend that you take a flight to San José. You may also book our private transfer service from the airport to your accommodation.

Things to do in San José :

  • Walk or ride a bike in numerous city parks

  • See a play in the National Theatre ‘Teatro National’

  • Ride a roller coaster in the amusement park of Parque Nacional de Diversiones

  • See native animals in the Zoo of the Simon Bolivar Park

  • Visit ‘Punteneras’ and  ‘Puento Caldera’ on the Caribbean coast

  • Taste Gallo Pinto, a dish made from beans and rice and seasoned with spices

  • Learn more about Costa Rica's gold rush in the Gold Museum

  • See collections from Central America in ‘Galeria Namu’ and buy handmade products

  • Buy fresh local products at the market Mercado Central

We are happy to help you find the language course which best meets your needs. We will give you advice on the best time to travel, the ideal duration of your language course, information about the respective entry requirements and about how to get to your accommodation. Our information service is free of charge. You can book your language course by phone, e-mail or by filling out our online booking form.

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