Teen Spanish Program In San Sebastian, Spain

San Sebastian is located in the Basque Country along the northern coast of Spain, not far from the border with France. This unique location is known for having one of the best city beaches anywhere, wonderful scenery, and great weather. The city boasts a population of around 200,000 yet has the feel of a smaller town. The architecture and overall feel of the city is fascinating. It offers plenty of historical sites of interest, great beaches, quaint cafes and restaurants, and nice pedestrian walking areas. In short San Sebastian is a great location for a Teen Spanish Program.

Many of our students choose to study in San Sebastian due to its climate. While much of Spain is hot during the summer months, San Sebastian has a rather mild climate.

The feedback from students who attend the Teen Spanish Program in San Sebastian have been excellent.

Click on the links below to find out further information about our Teen Spanish Program in San Sebastian, Spain. 

Teen Spanish Program

The Teen Spanish Program in San Sebastian, Spain has been in business for over 3 decades. The facilities are excellent, the staff professional, and the teachers are very passionate about what they do. During the summer months there are between 40-80 participants in the Teen Spanish Program in San Sebastian. Students come from around the world to participate in this program. 

The Teen Spanish Program is centrally located in San Sebastian, not far from Parque Cristina Enea and walking distance to Zurriola Beach. The facilities include a large library, comfortable classrooms, nice break areas, and free Wi-Fi.

5 Spanish lessons per day (M-F) are offered as part of the Teen Spanish Program.


Stay with a local host family in San Sebastian. Host families are carefully selected by the staff at the Teen Spanish Program in San Sebastian. Most host families are within 10-30 minutes walking distance from the school. The host families in San Sebastian are noted for their warmth and friendliness. Host families can range from a single host mother, to a family with children.

Staying with a host family offers students the chance to learn more about Spain AND also have another place to practice Spanish.

A private room is the standard option. If traveling with a friend it is possible to share a room together.

Program Prices

What is included? 

  • 5 Spanish classes per day (M-F)
  • Host family accommodations (private room)
  • 3 meals each day (breakfast/dinner with family. Lunch is packed).
  • Activities (cultural, sports, etc.) 3 afternoon activities per week and a full day excursion on Saturdays.
  • Roundtrip airport transfer is an additional cost of $150 from San Sebastian, $325 from Bilbao, and $220 from Biarritz, France.


  • 1 week: $930
  • 2 weeks: $1,725
  • 3 weeks: $2,515
  • 4 weeks: $3,310
  • Extra week(s): $795

Excursions & Activities

Sebastian offers our Teen Spanish Program participants many different things to see and do. From small towns, to great beaches, to historical sites of interest there is a little something for everyone! 

The Teen Spanish Program in San Sebastian offers activities ranging from cultural events, to guided tours, to sporting activities each week. Staff from the school guide and monitor the teens during these activities.

Basic Scheduling

  • Breakfast at host family 8:30 to 9:00
  • Classes and breaks from 9:30 to 13:45
  • Lunch with school program monitor 14 to 15:30
  • Activities from 15:30 to 19:30 (Monday, Wednesday, Friday)
  • Dinner and entertainment with the host family starting at 20:00

Saturday: Full day excursion from 10:00 to 18:00
Sunday: Free day with the family

Sample Weekly Schedule:


Morning – Spanish Lessons
Afternoon – Dance class


Morning – Spanish Lessons
Afternoon – Free time


Morning – Spanish Lessons
Afternoon – Aqua Park Hernani


Morning – Spanish Lessons
Afternoon – Free time


Morning – Spanish Lessons
Afternoon – Kayaking in La Concha Bay


10:00 a.m. Excursion (sample listing below)


Free Day with Host family in San Sebastian

Sample Excursions:

Vitoria, Bilbao & Guggenheim Museum, Hike from Mount Igueldo to Beach town of Orio, Hondarribia and Hendaye – France,  Biarritz and Saint Jean de Luz – France

Teen Spanish Program Start Dates

Program dates for the Teen Spanish Program in San Sebastian, Spain are as follows:

Start any Monday from June 5 or later. The program ends on Aug 25.
ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS: Must start on July 3 or Aug 8

Accommodations start on Sundays and end on Saturday

Students may arrive at San Sebastian (Fuenterrabia), Bilbao, or Biarritz Airport where airport transportation is provided to/from the host family accommodations. See prices for airport pickup cost.

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