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WAYRA Spanish Institute

  • Guanacaste, Costa Rica

School Type   Private language school

Student Nationality Ratio   CH CH 35%   US US 20%   DE DE 15%   BE BE 10%   SE SE 5%   IT IT 5%   CA CA 5%   NL NL 5%  

Number of Students   35 persons

  • DORM
  • WIFI
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  • General Spanish

    20 lessons per week

    • CERT.
    • x20
    • 55MIN
    • Course Only (No Accommodation)
    • Materials included
    • A1, A2, B1, B2

    10% OFF

    Extra Discount
    Course per week as low as USD 271

    Course Information (Item No. 3950)
    Course Type : General Spanish
    Accom. Location : Off Campus
    Student /Teacher Ratio : Group Class
    Maximum Class Size : 6 persons
    Course Certificate : Presented
    Minimum Age : 16 years old
    Class Days : Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
    Lessons per Week : 20 lessons per week
    Course Hours (Start and end times) : 08:00 ~ 12:00
    Lesson Duration per Class : 55 minutes

    This course will help you to improve your Spanish rapidly using different skills. The course consists of 20 lessons per week in a group of max. 6 students from all over the world that balance on the same level of Spanish. All teachers are native speakers that will guide you through the course using different teaching methods that cover interesting topics.


    Additional costs not included with school fees
    ※ The information below is for reference only. It is not included with School fees and may differ depending on study duration.
    Dormitory Deposit : USD 0
    Course Material Fees : USD 0
    Electricity Bill : USD 0
    Water Bill : USD 0
    ID Card Cost : USD 0
    Activity Fees : USD 0
    Parental Guardian Fees : USD 0
    Visa Extension Fees : USD 0
    Local Airport Charges : USD 0
    Pick up Fees from Airport : USD 0
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    Calculation / Booking


    WAYRA Spanish Institute : General Spanish

    Tuition
    USD
    Room Rate
    USD
    School Admin Fee
    USD
    Miscellaneous
    USD

    Total Price : USD


    Balance payable
    USD

    Booking Fee : USD Extra Discount
    For now, as a part of school fee, you just need to pay a booking fee that is included in the total fee. (It's NOT an EXTRA fee.)


    ▶ You only need to pay the Booking fee to proceed.
    ▶ After the booking fee is paid, you need to pay the School fee directly to the provider. (See "Balance Payable" on the fees)
    ▶ Pay the Booking fee in US dollars to proceed with the booking process.
    ▶ The Booking fee is included in the total price. If your order is not approved by the provider, your payment will be refunded.
    ▶ Additional meal fees are excluded from the total fees.
    ▶ Depending on countries you may need to pay the remaining balance before departure even if the payment condition is indicated as "balance payable upon arrival" by the school.
  • Spanish Intensive Course

    30 lessons per week

    • x30
    • 55MIN
    • Course Only (No Accommodation)
    • Materials included
    • A1, A2, B1, B2

    5% OFF

    Extra Discount
    Course per week as low as USD 459

    Course Information (Item No. 3951)
    Course Type : Spanish Intensive Course
    Accom. Location : Off Campus
    Student /Teacher Ratio : Group Class
    Maximum Class Size : 6 persons
    Course Certificate : No
    Minimum Age : 16 years old
    Class Days : Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
    Lessons per Week : 30 lessons per week
    Course Hours (Start and end times) : 08:00 ~ 14:50
    Lesson Duration per Class : 55 minutes

    This course is specifically for students who want to maximize their Spanish learning practice during their stay. The course consists of 30 lessons a week: the first 4 lessons of the day will be according to the standard program and the last 2 extra lessons will be focused especially on the speaking and communication skills


    Additional costs not included with school fees
    ※ The information below is for reference only. It is not included with School fees and may differ depending on study duration.
    Dormitory Deposit : USD 0
    Course Material Fees : USD 0
    Electricity Bill : USD 0
    Water Bill : USD 0
    ID Card Cost : USD 0
    Activity Fees : USD 0
    Parental Guardian Fees : USD 0
    Visa Extension Fees : USD 0
    Local Airport Charges : USD 65
    Pick up Fees from Airport : USD 65
    See details Less

    Calculation / Booking

    Calculation / Booking


    WAYRA Spanish Institute : Spanish Intensive Course

    Tuition
    USD
    Room Rate
    USD
    School Admin Fee
    USD
    Miscellaneous
    USD

    Total Price : USD


    Balance payable
    USD

    Booking Fee : USD Extra Discount
    For now, as a part of school fee, you just need to pay a booking fee that is included in the total fee. (It's NOT an EXTRA fee.)


    ▶ You only need to pay the Booking fee to proceed.
    ▶ After the booking fee is paid, you need to pay the School fee directly to the provider. (See "Balance Payable" on the fees)
    ▶ Pay the Booking fee in US dollars to proceed with the booking process.
    ▶ The Booking fee is included in the total price. If your order is not approved by the provider, your payment will be refunded.
    ▶ Additional meal fees are excluded from the total fees.
    ▶ Depending on countries you may need to pay the remaining balance before departure even if the payment condition is indicated as "balance payable upon arrival" by the school.
  • General Spanish

    20 lessons per week

    • CERT.
    • DORM
    • x20
    • 55MIN
    • Course + Off Campus
    • Materials included
    • A1, A2, B1, B2
    • Homestay - Single
    Course per week as low as USD 476
    FREE School Admin Fee

    Course Information (Item No. 3949)
    Course Type : General Spanish
    Accom. Location : Off Campus
    Student /Teacher Ratio : Group Class
    Maximum Class Size : 6 persons
    Course Certificate : Presented
    Minimum Age : 16 years old
    Class Days : Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
    Lessons per Week : 20 lessons per week
    Course Hours (Start and end times) : 08:00 ~ 12:00
    Lesson Duration per Class : 55 minutes

    This course will help you to improve your Spanish rapidly using different skills. The course consists of 20 lessons per week in a group of max. 6 students from all over the world that balance on the same level of Spanish. All teachers are native speakers that will guide you through the course using different teaching methods that cover interesting topics.


    Room Information
    • Homestay - Single
      Room Facilities :
      Bathroom, Desk/Chair, Bed
      WiFi :
      FREE WiFi Access
      Meals :
      Half Board
      (Breakfast - Free / Dinner - Free)

    ※ If there are prices indicated in the meal option, it should be paid to the school.


    Additional costs not included with school fees
    ※ The information below is for reference only. It is not included with School fees and may differ depending on study duration.
    Dormitory Deposit : USD 0
    Course Material Fees : USD 0
    Electricity Bill : USD 0
    Water Bill : USD 0
    ID Card Cost : USD 0
    Activity Fees : USD 0
    Parental Guardian Fees : USD 0
    Visa Extension Fees : USD 0
    Local Airport Charges : USD 65
    Pick up Fees from Airport : USD 65
    See details Less

    Calculation / Booking

    Calculation / Booking


    WAYRA Spanish Institute : General Spanish

    Tuition + Room rate
    USD
    School Admin Fee
    USD
    Miscellaneous
    USD

    Total Price : USD


    Balance payable
    USD

    Booking Fee : USD
    For now, as a part of school fee, you just need to pay a booking fee that is included in the total fee. (It's NOT an EXTRA fee.)


    ▶ You only need to pay the Booking fee to proceed.
    ▶ After the booking fee is paid, you need to pay the School fee directly to the provider. (See "Balance Payable" on the fees)
    ▶ Pay the Booking fee in US dollars to proceed with the booking process.
    ▶ The Booking fee is included in the total price. If your order is not approved by the provider, your payment will be refunded.
    ▶ Additional meal fees are excluded from the total fees.
    ▶ Depending on countries you may need to pay the remaining balance before departure even if the payment condition is indicated as "balance payable upon arrival" by the school.
  • General Spanish + Conversation

    30 lessons per week

    • CERT.
    • DORM
    • x30
    • 55MIN
    • Course + Off Campus
    • Materials included
    • A1, A2, B1, B2
    • Homestay - Single
    Course per week as low as USD 477
    FREE School Admin Fee

    Course Information (Item No. 3947)
    Course Type : General Spanish + Conversation
    Accom. Location : Off Campus
    Student /Teacher Ratio : Group Class
    Maximum Class Size : 6 persons
    Course Certificate : Presented
    Minimum Age : 16 years old
    Class Days : Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
    Lessons per Week : 30 lessons per week
    Course Hours (Start and end times) : 08:00 ~ 14:50
    Lesson Duration per Class : 55 minutes

    This course is specifically for students who want to maximize their Spanish learning practice during their stay. The course consists of 30 lessons a week: the first 4 lessons of the day will be according to the standard program and the last 2 extra lessons will be focused especially on the speaking and communication skills.


    Room Information
    • Homestay - Single
      Room Facilities :
      Bed, Desk/Chair, Bathroom
      WiFi :
      No Service
      Meals :
      Half Board
      (Breakfast - Free / Dinner - Free)

    ※ If there are prices indicated in the meal option, it should be paid to the school.


    Additional costs not included with school fees
    ※ The information below is for reference only. It is not included with School fees and may differ depending on study duration.
    Dormitory Deposit : USD 0
    Course Material Fees : USD 0
    Electricity Bill : USD 0
    Water Bill : USD 0
    ID Card Cost : USD 0
    Activity Fees : USD 0
    Parental Guardian Fees : USD 0
    Visa Extension Fees : USD 0
    Local Airport Charges : USD 65
    Pick up Fees from Airport : USD 65
    See details Less

    Calculation / Booking

    Calculation / Booking


    WAYRA Spanish Institute : General Spanish + Conversation

    Tuition + Room rate
    USD
    School Admin Fee
    USD
    Miscellaneous
    USD

    Total Price : USD


    Balance payable
    USD

    Booking Fee : USD
    For now, as a part of school fee, you just need to pay a booking fee that is included in the total fee. (It's NOT an EXTRA fee.)


    ▶ You only need to pay the Booking fee to proceed.
    ▶ After the booking fee is paid, you need to pay the School fee directly to the provider. (See "Balance Payable" on the fees)
    ▶ Pay the Booking fee in US dollars to proceed with the booking process.
    ▶ The Booking fee is included in the total price. If your order is not approved by the provider, your payment will be refunded.
    ▶ Additional meal fees are excluded from the total fees.
    ▶ Depending on countries you may need to pay the remaining balance before departure even if the payment condition is indicated as "balance payable upon arrival" by the school.
  • Spanish Exam Preparation

    20 lessons per week

    • CERT.
    • DORM
    • x20
    • 55MIN
    • Course + Off Campus
    • Materials included
    • A1, A2, B1, B2
    • Homestay - Single / Student room - Double
    Course per week as low as USD 530

    Course Information (Item No. 3952)
    Course Type : Spanish Exam Preparation
    Accom. Location : Off Campus
    Student /Teacher Ratio : Group Class
    Maximum Class Size : 6 persons
    Course Certificate : Presented
    Minimum Age : 16 years old
    Class Days : Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
    Lessons per Week : 20 lessons per week
    Course Hours (Start and end times) : 08:00 ~ 12:00
    Lesson Duration per Class : 55 minutes

    Prepare with us with a DELE Preparation course and take the DELE Exam right here in Costa Rica. Studying with WAYRA will give you a great advantage for success in the exam! The course has a duration of 4 weeks.


    Room Information
    • Homestay - Single
      Room Facilities :
      Desk/Chair, Bathroom, Bed
      WiFi :
      No Service
      Meals :
      Half Board
      (Breakfast - Free / Dinner - Free)
    • Student room - Double
      Room Facilities :
      Hot Water, Bathroom, Desk/Chair, Bed
      WiFi :
      FREE WiFi Access
      Meals :
      B&B (Bed & Breakfast)
      (Breakfast - Free)

    ※ If there are prices indicated in the meal option, it should be paid to the school.


    Additional costs not included with school fees
    ※ The information below is for reference only. It is not included with School fees and may differ depending on study duration.
    Dormitory Deposit : USD 0
    Course Material Fees : USD 0
    Electricity Bill : USD 0
    Water Bill : USD 0
    ID Card Cost : USD 0
    Activity Fees : USD 0
    Parental Guardian Fees : USD 0
    Visa Extension Fees : USD 0
    Local Airport Charges : USD 65
    Pick up Fees from Airport : USD 65
    See details Less

    Calculation / Booking

    Calculation / Booking


    WAYRA Spanish Institute : Spanish Exam Preparation

    Tuition + Room rate
    USD
    School Admin Fee
    USD
    Miscellaneous
    USD

    Total Price : USD


    Balance payable
    USD

    Booking Fee : USD
    For now, as a part of school fee, you just need to pay a booking fee that is included in the total fee. (It's NOT an EXTRA fee.)


    ▶ You only need to pay the Booking fee to proceed.
    ▶ After the booking fee is paid, you need to pay the School fee directly to the provider. (See "Balance Payable" on the fees)
    ▶ Pay the Booking fee in US dollars to proceed with the booking process.
    ▶ The Booking fee is included in the total price. If your order is not approved by the provider, your payment will be refunded.
    ▶ Additional meal fees are excluded from the total fees.
    ▶ Depending on countries you may need to pay the remaining balance before departure even if the payment condition is indicated as "balance payable upon arrival" by the school.
  • General Spanish

    20 lessons per week

    • CERT.
    • DORM
    • x20
    • 55MIN
    • Course + Off Campus
    • Materials included
    • A1, A2, B1, B2
    • Student dorm - Double / Student dorm - Triple / Student dorm - 4 or more
    Course per week as low as USD 561
    FREE School Admin Fee

    Course Information (Item No. 3948)
    Course Type : General Spanish
    Accom. Location : Off Campus
    Student /Teacher Ratio : Group Class
    Maximum Class Size : 6 persons
    Course Certificate : Presented
    Minimum Age : 16 years old
    Class Days : Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
    Lessons per Week : 20 lessons per week
    Course Hours (Start and end times) : 08:00 ~ 12:00
    Lesson Duration per Class : 55 minutes

    This course will help you to improve your Spanish rapidly using different skills. The course consists of 20 lessons per week in a group of max. 6 students from all over the world that balance on the same level of Spanish. All teachers are native speakers that will guide you through the course using different teaching methods that cover interesting topics.


    Room Information
    • Student dorm - Double
      Room Facilities :
      Hot Water, Bathroom, Desk/Chair, Bed
      WiFi :
      FREE WiFi Access
      Meals :
      B&B (Bed & Breakfast)
      (Breakfast - Free)
    • Student dorm - Triple
      Room Facilities :
      Hot Water, Bathroom, Desk/Chair, Bed
      WiFi :
      FREE WiFi Access
      Meals :
      B&B (Bed & Breakfast)
      (Breakfast - Free)
    • Student dorm - 4 or more
      Room Facilities :
      Hot Water, Bathroom, Desk/Chair, Bed
      WiFi :
      FREE WiFi Access
      Meals :
      B&B (Bed & Breakfast)
      (Breakfast - Free)

    ※ If there are prices indicated in the meal option, it should be paid to the school.


    Additional costs not included with school fees
    ※ The information below is for reference only. It is not included with School fees and may differ depending on study duration.
    Dormitory Deposit : USD 0
    Course Material Fees : USD 0
    Electricity Bill : USD 0
    Water Bill : USD 0
    ID Card Cost : USD 0
    Activity Fees : USD 0
    Parental Guardian Fees : USD 0
    Visa Extension Fees : USD 0
    Local Airport Charges : USD 65
    Pick up Fees from Airport : USD 65
    See details Less

    Calculation / Booking

    Calculation / Booking


    WAYRA Spanish Institute : General Spanish

    Tuition + Room rate
    USD
    School Admin Fee
    USD
    Miscellaneous
    USD

    Total Price : USD


    Balance payable
    USD

    Booking Fee : USD
    For now, as a part of school fee, you just need to pay a booking fee that is included in the total fee. (It's NOT an EXTRA fee.)


    ▶ You only need to pay the Booking fee to proceed.
    ▶ After the booking fee is paid, you need to pay the School fee directly to the provider. (See "Balance Payable" on the fees)
    ▶ Pay the Booking fee in US dollars to proceed with the booking process.
    ▶ The Booking fee is included in the total price. If your order is not approved by the provider, your payment will be refunded.
    ▶ Additional meal fees are excluded from the total fees.
    ▶ Depending on countries you may need to pay the remaining balance before departure even if the payment condition is indicated as "balance payable upon arrival" by the school.

Detail Information

WiFi in Public Areas WiFi in Public Areas
Auditorium Auditorium
Library Library
Study Room Study Room
Computer Room Computer Room
Rest Room Rest Room
Audio-visual Room Audio-visual Room
Cafeteria Cafeteria
Snack Bar Snack Bar
Gym / Fitness Gym / Fitness
Swimming Pool (for adults) Swimming Pool (for adults)
Swimming Pool (for children) Swimming Pool (for children)

Other Sport Facilities Other Sport Facilities
Facilities for Disabled Facilities for Disabled
Medical Service Medical Service
Outside of Class Activities Outside of Class Activities
Airport Pickup Airport Pickup
Native Speaking Teacher Native Speaking Teacher
Night Class Night Class
Parental Guardian Parental Guardian
Laundry Service Laundry Service

Date School Established : 1996

School(Business) Permit No. : 3101197342

Standardized Exam : DELE

- WAYRA offers Spanish as a second language since 1996.
- Official DELE examination center and accredited center since 2008 by the Instituto Cervantes.
- We teach all levels from A1 to C2, available every week.
- Beautiful school facilities with tropical garden and outdoor classrooms.
- Centrally located, the school is just 1 ½ blocks from the beach and the center of town is in walking distance.
- Great activities during week and organized weekend tours.
- Different lodging options such as 3 student houses that are close to the school and the beach.
- Small groups: max. 6 participants per group (average 3-4)
- Most courses are accepted as “Bildungsurlaub” in several German Bundesländer.
- Modern teaching methods.
- Enthusiastic and qualified teachers, all with a university degree and years of experience in teaching Spanish as a second language.
- Dynamic international atmosphere with personalized service.
- The town of Playa Tamarindo is a small multicultural beach town.
- Perfect place for outdoor activities such as surfing, kayaking, sailing, diving, Canopy, horseback riding and much more.
- It has a great night life with many restaurants and bars for all budgets.
- Multilingual staff.

• All the new students need to do a placement test (oral and written) the first day prior starting classes in order to determine the best level for each one.
• At the end of the week all the students do an evaluation before continuing to the next level.
• If case there is only one student registered for a group course, we offer 15 lessons instead of 20.
• The schedule normally rotates along the weeks.
• Generally, the student will have a different teacher each week.
Payment Method : Bank Transfer, Credit card
Student shall deposit a full payment directly to the school’s bank account within 7 days of receiving booking approval from the school.
Cancellation policy for classes: If you cancel your lessons more than 30 days before the first day of class, we will charge you a processing fee of $50.00. For cancellations between 30 and 15 days before the start date of classes, we will charge you a 20% cancellation fee. There is no refund for any cancellations made 15 days or less prior to the start date of classes.

If you do not want to lose your deposit and want to reschedule your program, you must fulfill the following two requirements:

We need to be informed, in writing, at least 15 days before your schedule time.
Must be rescheduled within one year of the first schedule date.
Cancellation policy for accommodations: The fee for cancellations made more than 15 days before check-in with a host family or at one of our student houses is equivalent to the amount of one week ($175.00 host family, $260.00 for Casa El Mar, $300.00 for Casa WAYRA and $ 330.00 for Casa La Carolina). There is no refund for any cancellation made 15 days or less prior to check-in or after check-in.

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