We offer both 1 and 2 week language course options. However, we recommend students stay for both weeks in order to gain a higher degree of fluency.
A unique language learning experience offered away from the hectic city life, near one of Colombia’s most picturesque towns: GUATAPE, located just 90 minutes from Medellin.
This intensive Spanish course offers a quality program in a charming semi-outdoor classroom setting with breathtaking views of the mountains, colorful birds and the vegetable garden. It is an opportunity to spend time and live in a rural Eco Hostel near the waterfalls and in the beautiful landscape of Guatapé, less than 2 hours from Medellin.
Our full immersion learning experience includes:
—Small classes (group of 10 maximum) in a beautifull outdoor room in the country side.
– Spanish instruction 1 hour of class and 20 minutes reading class per day, Monday through Thursday (1 or 2 weeks)
—Participation in a weekly Language Exchange with local students. one on one.
—Boat trip to the local history museum with a local guide. (Learn the history of Guatape)
—An opportunity to learn about simple sustainable living practices, life in the countryside, and best practices for a well-balanced, healthy, vegetarian diet.
—Free Introduction to the basics of permaculture philosophy.
—Lodging & sleeping accommodations at Eco Hostel (tranquil and quiet place for one or two weeks)
—Meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner for one week ( from Sunday dinner to Saturday after breakfast)
— Free morning yoga session!
_ Free night meditation session!
All pricing below includes accommodation, meals, and other activities as listed in the course description. You may also add a meditation course to take concurrently with your language instruction. Read more about the meditation course here.
1 week Course:
- Spanish: $300 usd per person
- Spanish + Meditation: $400 usd per person
2 Week Course:
- Spanish: $400 usd per person per person ($700 for a couple)
- Spanish + meditation: $600 usd per person($1,000 for a couple)
Couples receive a 20% discount.
*1 week (Monday to Saturday after breakfast)
—Classroom instruction is 1 hour and 20 minutes per day / Monday to Thursday + conversation practice.
—One hour of grammar and one hour of reading comprehension each day and learn the history of Guatape!
—Courses available for beginners, intermediate, and advanced levels.
—Students will have each afternoon open to study (there is a good amount of homework each day), to go into town to participate in the language exchange, and to practice Spanish in the village.
—Language Exchange with local Colombian natives is available during the week in the afternoons.
—To check class start dates and availability, please send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org