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Our flagship Spanish language school is located right on the beach in beautiful Tamarindo, Costa Rica.

Learn Spanish in Tamarindo, Costa Rica

Spanish Language School by the Beach

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More than just a Spanish language school, our campus offers cultural excursions, dance lessons, cooking and our very popular surf camps. Our qualified instructors teach classes to all levels of students looking to learn Spanish in Costa Rica.

Playa Tamarindo is located on the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica in the Guanacaste region. Join us for an immersion program and experience La Pura Vida

Costa Rican Spanish Immersion Courses

Whether you are getting ready to take a college placement test, need to learn Spanish for business reasons, or simply want to study abroad or experience a Spanish immersion program in Costa Rica, SG has a program for you.

All of our students are united by a common thread: The desire to learn the Spanish language and Tico culture in a beautiful setting. Set in the heart of Tamarindo, our school is just steps from the beach, and a short walk to everything in town.

Spanish students can choose to live either with one of our host families or in one of our private garden hotel rooms . The hotel rooms are located just a short walk from the Spanish school and are equipped with air-conditioning, wireless hi-speed internet, cable television and a shared full kitchen.

College Credit

SG Spanish Schools works with select US universities to offer college Spanish credit. Before registering, read our guidelines for obtaining credit.

Surfing and Spanish in one Place

We have partnered with the Costa Rica Surf Institute to offer surf lessons to all Spanish students who are interested in learning to surf while in Costa Rica.

Playa Tamarindo is consistently ranked as one of the best beaches to learn to surf in all of Latin America. Tamarindo boasts some of the most consistent waves in the world.

Through our weekend surf trips our more advanced students are also able to take advantage of the great surf at Playa Grande, Playa Avellanas, Witch's Rock and Ollie's Point.


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