Home Stays in Costa Rica
What a perfect place to learn spanish, learn some of the culture and be part of a Costa Rican family.....(katia's) in Quepos, Costa Rica. With a ten minute walk to the sea wall or a 15 minute bus ride to the beach, (Quepos & Manuel Antonio) this is the perfect spot to take spanish language classes then head out to practise.
Katia's spanish school
Set in the town of Quepos, (katia's) is in the residential area surrounded by family and long time friends. With small amount of spanish you can manouver around the neighbourhood and practise your new spanish language skills. With breakfast and dinner provided, it is a good time to learn Costa Rican cooking, be part of the family and learn more spanish while helping around the house.
Katia is very familiar and comfortable with students as she has years of experience with students from all over the world while working with other Spanish schools in the area. Many of these students return year after year to either improve their spanish language skills or to just come visit their "Costa Rican family."
Katia is able to offer a program that fits you, your schedule and your spanish language level. Her program includes a private apartment with small kitchen, bathroom with hot water, a/c, wifi, laundry, breakfast & supper then the amount can be added to your specifications.
As part of the family, your stay can also include some local tours, family get togethers and transportation to and from the airport if needed. Come to a quiet, family setting to learn spanish and fall in love with the culture and the people.
This program at (Katia's) can be varied to suit you:
1 day and overnight which includes a private room with bathroom with hot water, kitchen, bed with a/c and wifi and would include breakfast and supper for $40 per person.
Spanish lessons can vary as well. For the beginner it is recommended to do 1-3 hours per day for 4-5 days per week. Then with spanish spoken in the home and around the community, you can practise what you have learnt. Spanish classes start at $20 an hour and the teacher will come to you at the house. This is based on private lessons so can vary with 2 or more people.
You can stay at the home 1 day, 1 week, 1 month or longer and with lots of options so the prices will be worked out to give you the best price available.
Quepos is a small town located along the Pacific Ocean approximately 2 hours from the San Juan airport. Quepos has all the amenities such as pharmacies, grocery stores, shopping, restaurants, local sodas, bus station, bars, casions and marina, just to name a few. Just 15 minutes on the bus is Manuel Antonio is where you will find restaurants, hotels/villas/houses for rent, gift shops, public beach and Manuel Antonio National Park.
The Quepos/Manuel Antonio area of Costa Rica offers all the tours and adventures that you might want to try. There are canopy tours, white water rafting tours, ATV tours, farm tours which include coffee or vanilla/chocolate/spices, fishing, catamaran tours and jet ski tour. You could also learn how to surf, rent a paddle board or take dance lessons or how about parachute over the jungle of Costa Rica. These are just a few of the activities that are available in this area or a drive in any directions can open the door to many more.