Learn Spanish in Tamarindo

An old fishing village turned into a major destination for visitors from throughout the world. Adventure Education Center’s Tamarindo operation offers language classes for all ages in this pristine, coastal dry rain forest. A grand place to bring the entire family. With our teen and family summer programs Tamarindo is a one of a kind destination for a shared learning experience. 

Learn to surf and explore the wonderous coastal and mountainous terrain nearby. The kids can increase their language skills but also have a fun and enriching filled day with an assortment of activities while Mom and Dad can surf or just put their feet up and relax.

Get the authentic Costa Rica Experience

Top-rated with over 70 combined years in Costa Rica. We offer customized Spanish programs for families, children, teens, and medical professionals.
Study the language, explore the land

We offer customized Spanish immersion programs

Our group and private programs are taught from a safe cove beach resort on Playa Tamarindo and include private Spanish language immersion programs for pre-kinder, children, teenagers, and adults. 

Additionally, we offer a Medical Spanish specialization for an additional $50 per week, per student on top of any weekly price. Tamarindo offers the flexibility to tailor your Spanish Immersion based on your families goals; We can 

We also offer yearly summer camp Spanish for pre-kinder, children, and teens in class sizes of six.  This location offers excellent room to teach our classes in  

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Surf And Spanish In Tamarindo

Tamarindo is a beautiful fishing village where Adventure Education Center offers Private and Group Spanish immersion programs in addition to a yearly summer camp for families, teens, and kids.

Most of our families that stay in Tamarindo learn Spanish while learning to surf and generally enjoying themselves in a tight-knit, quiet, and elevated experience in Costa Rica. 

Private Spanish Programs

One-on-one private Spanish lessons in increments of 10, 15, or 20 hours per week.

Semi-Private Spanish Programs

Share the costs of a private Spanish immersion with 2 to 3 others of similar language level.

Surf Lessons

Private Lessons:
$80 : 1 Lesson
$350 : 5 Lessons
$600 : 10 Lessons
Semi Private
$140 : 1 Lesson
$600: 5 lessons
$1000: 10 Lessons
Group (3 person min, price/person)
$60 : 1 lesson
$250: 5 lessens
$400: 10 lessons

Airport Pickup:

We can pick you up from the airport in San Jose (SJO) or Liberia (LIR). Please call for pricing.

Contact AEC for current pricing

Start Dates & National Holidays

Your class can start any Monday that is not a national holiday in Costa Rica. If a National Holiday falls on a Monday, we will start on Tuesday and you will still be able to makeup any Private Lessons that you miss on account of a National Holiday.

Lodging Options

Live with a Spanish speaking family while you learn Spanish and employ it with patients and medical staff at our clinic.

Weekly: $250
Extra Night: 50

On-Campus School Residence
Please see separate Lodging Sheet. High Season Supplement Dec 15 through Jan 2 and Holy Week (week before Easter).


Private Lessons

An accredited Spanish language immersion program in Costa Rica, designed for all types of students.

10 Hour

$ 320 week
  • Class size of 1 to 6

15 Hour

$ 420 week
  • Class size of 1 to 6

20 Hour

$ 500 week
  • Class size of 1 to 6


Group-Private Lessons

An accredited Spanish language immersion program in Costa Rica, our Semi Private programs consist of 2-3 people of similar language levels sharing the weekly cost.

10 Hour

$ 300 week
  • Class size of 1 to 6

20 Hour

$ 560 week
  • Class size of 1 to 6


AEC Summer Group Lessons 2023

Our special yearly Spanish immersion Group Lessons offerred yearly from June to early August, 20 hours a week of Spanish immersion in a group setting with up to 6 other students. Offered for adults, teens, children 10 to 13 and 6 to 9.

20 Hour

$ 360 week
  • Class size of 6

We can craft the perfect package for you!

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