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La Isla Foundation

From Iglesia la Recoleccion 1 block North & 1 block West, Leon, Nicaragua
+505 2315 1261
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Dance your day away

I volunteered at la isla for two months and it was an amazingly rewarding experience. Working with... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2012
YokG
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Miami, Florida
Great classes

my friend and I took a salsaclass at la isla, and it was really great. another friend of mine took... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2012
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Explore Leon on our day trips and see some of the untouched corners of this gorgeous country on one of our tours. Learn Spanish and salsa, practice yoga, relax in our guesthouse and even volunteer with La Isla Foundation.Taking part in these activities supports our work ending a preventable public health epidemic; the profits support La Isla Foundation’s public health research, community education, human rights initiatives, and media production. By traveling, learning and and/or volunteering with us you are part of the solution for ending the epidemic of Chronic Kidney Disease of unknown cause (CKDu). Our guesthouse offers private or double rooms with private bathrooms as well as dormitories. All rooms have full access to the kitchen, pool, wi-fi, hammocks, places to relax, garden, and workout equipment. We are the alternative to Leon’s party hostels. Please don’t hesitate to contact us for more information!
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12 Aug 2013
“Excellent!”
2 Jul 2013
“From Salsa to Spanish, La Isla has it all!”
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From Iglesia la Recoleccion 1 block North & 1 block West, Leon, Nicaragua
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Reviewed 19 October 2012

I volunteered at la isla for two months and it was an amazingly rewarding experience. Working with kids in the community who loved you, practicing Spanish with everyone and anyone, listening to great live music, and dancing salsa all the time! La isla offered great...More

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Reviewed 18 October 2012

my friend and I took a salsaclass at la isla, and it was really great. another friend of mine took spanishclass at la isla, which he said was great as well.. I can't say anything negative, so go for it if you want to learn...More

Thank krisssjo
Reviewed 10 October 2012

While I was in Nicaragua I participated in La Islas tour programs; I did not to the entire baseball tour but what I did was a lot of fun. I went to a baseball game and had a jersey made for the leons de leon....More

Thank Olliphantastic
Reviewed 10 October 2012

Before coming to Nicaragua, I had zero knowledge of speaking Spanish. I never took classes in high school or college, but I have chosen to volunteer in Nicaragua for a few months. I have been taking classes with Angel and he has been a huge...More

Thank Melanie W
Reviewed 14 September 2012

I took several one on one Spanish classes with Angel and he is an excellent teacher. Angel also knows almost everything about the history, geography and current events happening in Nicaragua and Central America so I was able to learn so much more than just...More

Thank Jaci B
Reviewed 9 February 2012

I stayed here in a single room with shared bath for 8 days. I wanted to fit some Spanish lessons around my main priority, hiking some of the nearby volcanoes. Colin, my contact at La Isla, was very flexible and accommodating and was able arrange...More

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