Teen Spanish Program In Santo Domingo, Costa Rica

Santo Domingo is a wonderful place to host a Teen Spanish Program in Costa Rica. Located just 3 miles from the capital city of San Jose, Santo Domingo is a nice and quiet village that offers a very typical Costa Rican experience. The school itself is modern and comfortable. You will find 15 bright and spacious classrooms, a break area, patios, and a lush tropical garden with palm trees and exotic plants surrounds the building. The school provides free wireless internet.

Within walking distance of the Teen Spanish Program location are shops, restaurants and cafes. Travel time by public bus to downtown Heredia or San Jose is 10 to 15 minutes. Most sites of interest in and around Costa Rica can be reached within just a couple of hours.

We feel Santo Domingo, Costa Rica is an excellent location to host a Teen Spanish Program.

Below is further information about our Teen Spanish Program in Santo Domingo, Costa Rica. 

Teen Spanish Program

The Teen Spanish Program in Santo Domingo is available during the summer months only. The summer camp is available to teens ranging from 14 to 18 years of age. Participants come from all over the world. The program offers Spanish classes, sports activities, workshops, and cultural experiences and excursions.

The actual Teen Spanish Program consists of a 2 or 4 week Spanish course plus activity program. Each morning (M-F) teens will take 4 Spanish lesson. In the afternoons and evening the school arranges activities and excursions. Weekends are used for longer trips out to the rainforest or to a beach for example.

Spanish lessons are in classes of no more than 10 individuals. Classes are broken up based on language level. All the teachers are native Spanish speakers who have been teaching Spanish for years.


Teens will be staying with local Costa Rican host families. Families are all carefully selected and are generally within a 10-30 minute walk from the Spanish school. Teens will receive a private bedroom along with 3 meals per day.

Living with a local host family is a great opportunity to learn more about Costa Rican culture while also having another place where teens can practice their Spanish.  There is a curfew that is enforced for all of our Teen Spanish Students.

Program Prices

What is included? 

  • 4 Spanish classes per day (M-F)
  • Host family accommodations (private room)
  • 3 meals each day
  • Afternoon activities
  • 1 full day tour (1 each 2 week segment)
  • Airport pickup and drop off
  • Supervision in the school, host family and activity program


  • 2 week price is $1,895
  • 4 week price is $3,750

Excursions & Activities

The following is a sample schedule of the activity program in Santo Domingo, Costa Rica.

Sample Weekly Schedule:


Airport pickup + presentation of the program


Welcome tour of Santo Domingo. Latin dance class.


Tour of San Jose


Cooking class. Theatre class


Zip line adventure


Shopping at Las Flores. Movie night


Excursion to the beach


Free day


Soccer match. Theatre class


Tour of Heredia


Cafe Britt Tour


Tropical fruits class. Latin dance class


Olimpiada (afternoon of games). Dancing and farewell dinner.


End of teen program. Airport drop off.

Teen Spanish Program Start Dates

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

June 29, July 14

Accommodations start on Sundays and end on Saturday

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