General Spanish courses in Costa Rica

General Spanish Courses

Our course offer starts at 20 group lessons per week which you can combine with 5 or 10 private lessons. You can also take individual Spanish lessons from 2 to 30 per week.

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DELE Exam preparation in Costa Rica

DELE Exam & Preparation

Prepare with us and take the DELE Exam right here in Costa Rica. 100% of our students approved the exam in 2013!

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Surf & Spanish in Costa Rica

Surf & Spanish Course

With year-round good waves, the Jacó/Hermosa area is one of the best places to learn how to surf. If you already do, take professional advice from Costa Rican surfers and have a good time in some world famous spots.

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Why Academia Tica?

Learn Spanish fast and have fun at Academia Tica!

Learn fast and have fun

A Spanish immersion program should be dynamic, cultural and fun. You’ll have a good time and this will maximize what you learn: “fun classes = serious learning”.

Live the Spanish language in Costa Rica

Live the language

Costa Rica has lots to offer and we can help you with our full range of tourism services as well as volunteering and internship opportunities.

Spanish programs for everyone!

The program you need

Learning is different for everyone. Customize your experience in Costa Rica and at the school. We have two locations and lots of options!

Instituto Cervantes Costa Rica Centro Acreditado

Academia Tica is an Instituto Cervantes Accredited Center

Academia Tica Coronado is recognized for its quality as an Instituto Cervantes Accredited Center using international standards and modern methodologies. This affects not only our tuition, but all the fields of work. Learn more about why this accreditation is important >>

The school is also a DELE Exam center

DELE Exam Center in Costa Rica

You're a couple of steps away from Costa Rica!

Let us know how can we help you start or continue learning Spanish, we're at your service to answer any questions you have.

Let's start learning Spanish!

What our students say

“I’ve met some amazing people, friends and teachers… and I’ve been to amazing places. I can’t describe it because it has been so much fun! It’s such a beautiful country and the people are so great.” —Natasha, 20, England

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Academia Tica locations in Costa Rica

Spanish school in Coronado, San José, Costa Rica

Coronado, San José

  • The perfect place for relaxing and focusing in your studies for greater advance in language skills.
  • Authentic Costa Rican life & warm people
  • Ease of access to San José city and travel around Costa Rica
  • At the foot of one of the most important Cloudforests of Costa Rica: Braulio Carillo National Park
  • Experience a country from a unique non-touristy perspective

Learn more about Coronado

Jacó Beach is the setting of our second Spanish school in the Pacific Coast

Jacó Beach

  • Beach and surf paradise with laidback lifestyle
  • Traveler-friendly town with lots of services plus nature and adventure attractions
  • Perfect waves for beginners and advanced surfers year-round
  • Close to Carara and Manuel Antonio National Parks and several other beautiful beaches
  • Lots of restaurants, bars, shops and cafés

Learn more about Jacó Beach

Expand your Spanish learning experience in Costa Rica…

Volunteer and learn Spanish in Costa Rica


Helping and growing while practicing your Spanish.

Internship programs in Costa Rica


Gain experience and broaden your international work perspective.

Travel and explore Costa Rica with Academia Tica


Full range of travel solutions at affordable prices and free advice for our students

Activities and excursions in Costa Rica with Academia Tica


Put your skills to practice and socialize with our weekly activity and excursion program.

Spanish group programs in Costa Rica with Academia Tica


Bring your group to a program tailored to your needs at affordable prices.

Nice accommodation options in Costa Rica for your Spanish immersion program


Stay with other students at our shared accommodations or with a Costa Rican family.

Recognitions and memberships

5-star rated by our students on Facebook
Instituto Cervantes Accredited Center in Costa Rica
DELE Exam Center in San José, Costa Rica
Bildungsurlaub Sprachkurse, Costa Rica
Costa Rica National Tourism Chamber - Full members
30 years of experience as a Spanish school in Costa Rica

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