Teen Spanish Program In San Jose and Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

San Jose is a great host city for our Teen Spanish Program in San Jose, Costa Rica during the summer months. Centrally located in Costa Rica, most sights of interest such as cloud forests, river rafting, volcanoes, beaches, etc. are relatively close and easy to get to.

The city itself has plenty of things to see and do, which helps to keep the Teen Spanish Program fun and interesting. Arrival is easy since the international airport is located on the outskirts of San Jose.

The Teen Spanish Program in San Jose, Costa Rica is situated in a part of the metro area known as San Pedro. From this location it is only 20 minutes by public transportation to central San Jose where students can shop, visit museums, etc.

The location is also in close proximity to orphanages, a nursing home, and schools where students participate in service learning projects and volunteer to help out in the community as just one of the activities of the program.

Overall we consider San Jose to be an interesting and safe location to host our Teen Spanish Program.

Find out further information about our Teen Spanish Program in San Jose and Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica. 

Teen Spanish Program

The Teen Spanish Program in San Jose, Costa Rica is offered during the summer months. The Spanish school rents a local high school building to house their Spanish classes. The campus has great facilities for our Teen Spanish students. Comfortable classrooms, sports facilities, and a swimming pool.

The Teen Spanish Program in San Jose is located close to the local university and is an area full of young students and things to do. Each day (Mon-Fri) students will receive 3 Spanish classes. Classes are divided up by level. Teens will be placed in classes with other teens who have similar levels of Spanish proficiency.

In addition to learning Spanish, teens will also learn about the history and culture of Costa Rica.

In Manuel Antonio:

Students receive the same type of classroom instruction and homestays. Students will also get surf lessons, visits to the butterfly farm, zip lining, and be able to spend time on the beach.


Accommodations are arranged with local host families. These families are very close to the school (walking distance), provide 2 meals per day, and offer the teens a chance to practice their Spanish and learn more about the Costa Rican culture. There is a curfew that is enforced for all of our Teen Spanish Students.

Lunch is arranged at restaurants nearby the Spanish school. The teens will be accompanied by the staff from the Spanish school.

Program Prices

What is included? 

  • Chaperones 24/7
  • Airport Transfers
  • Safety Orientation
  • 3 hours of classes per day (M-F)
  • Tuition,Tours, and Transportation
  • Cultural Activities
  • Shared Accommodations
  • 3 meals per day
  • Spanish Certificate
  • Free Textbooks
  • Souvenir T-shirt
  • Free Office-wide WiFi
  • Onsite Snack Bar
  • 24/7 Assistance

Cost in San Jose:

  • 1 week: $1,095
  • 2 weeks: $2,190
  • 3 weeks: $3,285
  • 4 weeks: $4,380
  • Extra week(s): $1,095

Cost in Manuel Antonio:

  • 1 week: $1,245

Excursions & Activities

Costa Rica is world famous for its nature preserves, wildlife, outdoor activities, etc. Each year countless people arrive in Costa Rica to explore and enjoy this wonderful country. The Teen Spanish Program in San Jose, Costa Rica takes full advantage of what the country as to offer. Each weekend trips are arranged so that the teens can experience that magic that is Costa Rica. During the weekdays there are also many different activities offered.

Each weekend the Teen Spanish Program in San Jose, Costa Rica arranges fascinating and exciting excursions.

Sample Weekly Schedule:


Morning – Costa Rican Cooking Classes
Afternoon – Spanish Lessons
Evening – Soccer


Morning – Salsa Dance Classes
Afternoon – Spanish Lessons
Evening –  Free time


Morning – Volunteer Work
Afternoon – Spanish Lessons
Evening –  Movies


Morning – Canopy Tour In The Rainforest
Afternoon – Spanish Lessons
Evening –  Free Time


Morning – BBQ
Afternoon – Spanish Lessons
Evening –  City Tour

Saturday & Sunday

Depart for excursion.

Example of Excursions: 

Arenal Volcano, Isla Tortuga, Punto Leona Beach, Poas Volcano. River Rafting

Teen Spanish Program Start Dates

Start dates for the Teen Spanish Program in San Jose, Costa Rica are as follows:

June 19 – June 26

June 26 – July 3 (July 3 is a transfer to the Manuel Antonio Portion of the Camp)

July 3 – July 10 (Manuel Antonio ONLY)

July 10 – July 17

July 17 -July 24 (July 24 is  a transfer to the Manuel Antonio Portion of the Camp)

July 24 – July 31 (Manuel Antonio ONLY)

July 31 – Aug 7

Accommodations start on Sundays and end on Saturday

Airport pickup and drop off from the international airport in San Jose, Costa Rica.

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