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Intercultura Costa Rica Spanish Schools

Playa Samara, Costa Rica
+506 2656 3000
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Exceeded Every Expectation!

I recently finished up 10 days in Sámara and a week long course at Intercultura. As a Spanish... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2017
Allison P
Spanish school well done!

I came here by myself to enhance my Spanish skills and live with a Costa Rican family. I'm a... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2017
Stephanie M
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Reviewed 4 August 2017

I recently finished up 10 days in Sámara and a week long course at Intercultura. As a Spanish teacher, I was looking for a way to dip into the Central American culture authentically, while still feeling safe and having opportunities to practice my Spanish. I'd...More

Thank Allison P
Management response:Responded 7 August 2017

Thank you for spending time with us. We are very happy that you had a great time in Samara. It makes our day to hear you felt the warm and welcoming local hospitality. Sorry the bugs wanted to greet you as well. We hope to...More

Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

I came here by myself to enhance my Spanish skills and live with a Costa Rican family. I'm a Spanish teacher in the US, but I still found the conversations and topics interesting at the advanced level. The location is incredible. I felt very safe...More

Thank Stephanie M
Management response:Responded 31 July 2017

Hi Stephanie, thanks for your feedback! We're so glad you enjoyed the facilities, location and classes. We do send a lot of information in our "Confirmation Packet" once you've registered with us. Information about placement test time, what to bring (lock, towel, insect repellent, etc.)...More

Reviewed 15 July 2017

This school is a treasure. It runs in the most perfect way. They know exactly what they're doing in terms of placing people, filling the schedule with material to cover what they need just right. They know exactly how to teach. The teachers are warm...More

Thank tlehavi
Lindsay L, Guest Relations Manager at Intercultura Costa Rica Spanish Schools, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Thank you so much for your thoughtful review! We're so glad you enjoyed the Intercultura experience. Your descriptions should give potential students a good idea of what to expect with us. We enjoyed meeting you and your family and hope to welcome you back one...More

Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Intercultura was great! The teachers I had were Ruth and Janethe. They were both very helpful and encouraging. Since I'm a kid, we played more games which was awesome! I learned so much! I loved how you would get two 15 minute breaks over the...More

Thank leane10
Lindsay L, Guest Relations Manager at Intercultura Costa Rica Spanish Schools, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2017

Thanks so much for your review. It's great to get feedback about our Spanish Camp for Kids and Teens year-round program. We're happy to hear that you had fun while learning Spanish. I love the hammocks and the iguanas too!

Reviewed 30 January 2017

I spent 4 weeks at Intercultura learning Spanish. The school is incredibly professional and warm, which I really appreciated during my solo travels. The admin staff were really helpful, especially when my brain hit a roadblock learning Spanish in my 3rd week (irregular verb overload!)....More

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Reviewed 19 January 2017

We went to Samara for the first two weeks of Jan 2017. My two boys (9&7) took immersion Spanish classes. They were in a small class with friendly and fun teacher who used games to engage the boys in learning. They both noted this as...More

2  Thank lawnshandis
Lindsay L, Guest Relations Manager at Intercultura Costa Rica Spanish Schools, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2017

It was such a pleasure having your family in class and around campus. We're so glad the boys enjoyed their classes and hopefully they learned a lot as well! Let us know if you decide to make the move. It's a wonderul place to live...More

Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

Loved the language school. You're tested to see what level you're at and then go to classes with the same teacher each day. Some days we actually went out to the beach to have class. There was food there you could buy, they had computers...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

I studied Spanish at Intercultura Samara for six weeks and I absolutely loved it! Classes four hours per day, delicious empanadas & $5 lunch sold outside of the school every day, a beautiful beach, surf schools, and daily dance class with the wonderful Josue! The...More

Thank KariRows
Reviewed 17 December 2015

I spent a week at Intercultura (Samara Language School). When I embarked on my journey to Samara many people asked how much Spanish did I expect to learn in one week. Between the quality lessons, company of other students, and a home stay with a...More

Thank Lzmelody
Reviewed 2 October 2015

This is the best language school I ever stayed at. The teachers are highly skilled and motivated. The study materials are up to date, fun and interactive. The classes are very intense but you learn a lot. Expect to improve your Spanish significantly in just...More

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Elizabeth H
27 March 2017|
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Response from Lindsay L | Property representative |
Yes, all of our classrooms and reception are air conditioned.
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rachel377
13 November 2015|
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Response from ChristianeWO |
Hi Rachel! Yes, we do have students that study for a longer period of time. A combination of both of the school´s locations, Heredia city and Samara Beach, would be a great option for 6 to 8 weeks program. At both campuses... More
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Jessica D
11 August 2015|
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Response from Lindsay L | Property representative |
Hi Jessica! Many of our students do stay with local Tico families while others choose to stay in hotels or hostels. If you choose the homestay option it costs $175 per week and includes your private bedroom, daily... More
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