Spanish School in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico


Puerto Vallarta has an extremely charming ambience, with little streets and amazing colonial buildings. The Spanish school building is situated in a beautiful renovated Mexican “hacienda” in the city centre with a fountain in the patio. The Spanish school has air-conditioned classes, a library, a fully equipped kitchen and a very nice rooftop study area. It offers a great ambience for your Spanish program in Mexico at just a couple of steps away from the beach.

Why Study Spanish in Puerto Vallarta:

Puerto Vallarta has everything you want: mountains, tropical jungle, beaches and waterfalls.
The school is very well organised and offers intensive, interactive programs
The central location is a beautiful building
The academic standard of this school is high; the school has several accreditations.
There are plenty of fun, cultural activities and amazing excursions.
Combine your Spanish course in Puerto Vallarta with more Spanish classes in Oaxaca or Playa del Carmen.

This Spanish school in Mexico focuses on intensive and high-quality teaching methods for effective Spanish learning. The Spanish classes start every Monday, and each class is 50 minutes. You can choose between private lessons, group lessons or a combination of both. There is also a superintensive Executive course, and Spanish for Children and Teens. You can choose programs between 15 and 40 hours of Spanish lessons per week. Before starting your Spanish classes, you will take a placement test to determine your Spanish level. Group sizes have a maximum of 5 (low season) or 7 students (high season).

The school can help you to find apartments or hotels in Puerto Vallarta. However, for a complete immersion program, it is recommended to stay with a Mexican host family. Living with a family provides the opportunity to improve your Spanish level and to learn more about Mexican culture and lifestyle. All guest families in Puerto Vallarta live at a maximum distance of 25 minutes from the school. You can choose between breakfast only or breakfast and dinner daily. All friendly guest families have been carefully selected and have experience in welcoming international students for their Spanish program in Mexico. No doubt you will become part of the family while in Puerto Vallarta.

* Due to the corona pandemic, the school has temporarily suspended the host family service.

In addition to your Spanish classes, the school staff offers day-to-day life and activities, making sure the students do not only learn inside the classroom but also by living the real Mexican life. Take part in the amazing cooking classes and learn about the Mexican food, enjoy dinner with your fellow students, learn how to dance Salsa and or Dances, and participate in fieldtrips to Trips to Talpa, Mascota, San Sebastián and Santiago del Oeste.

Puerto Vallarta is a true gem on the Pacific Mexican coast. It combines the traditional ‘old Mexican charm’ with modern infrastructure and good comfort. The weather is perfect all year round, and nature is breath-taking. Explore the surroundings and the bay, and go whale watching, zip lining in the nearby jungle or participate in art walks or fine dining. Puerto Vallarta is a beautiful and safe city with colonial buildings, tropical beaches, and picturesque mountains nearby for a fresh breeze. It is the perfect destination to combine culture, beach, and learning Spanish!

Currently, this school does not offer volunteer options in the area. However, if you are interested in helping out at a volunteer project in Mexico, contact us for our volunteer program in Oaxaca or the volunteer program in Playa del Carmen.

Breathtaking mountain ranges to charming fishing villages and beautiful beaches, as well as picturesque historic towns….. the Puerto Vallarta area has a lot to offer! Puerto Vallarta has the largest bay in Mexico where you can go on a fishing tour, or whale or dolphin watching (in the winter) or you can go surfing! In the aquarium, you can learn about marine life. Visit the old villages in the tropical mountains nearby Puerto Vallarta, such as Mascota, to get a fascinating insight into what life is like for local people. Other highlights are the trips to Guadalajara and the Tequila tour to the numerous world-famous distilleries in the charming town of Tequila.

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Reviews Spanish School Puerto Vallarta:

Reviews Puerto Vallarta

In the summer of 2018, together with a friend, I did a 6-week Spanish course at the Spanish Center in Puerto Vallarta. My conclusion to the 6-week course is very positive. This school offers much more than I expected. These are professionally trained... Read More

Reviews Puerto Vallarta

I was in Mexico, and I took private Spanish classes at this wonderful school for two weeks in March of 2019. What a wonderful experience! I loved the building and location, teachers, staff and fellow students. I highly recommend this school! They... Read More

Reviews Other Spanish Schools:

Reviews Puerto Vallarta

My experience with my host family in Playa Tamarindo was unbelievably wonderful. My family was loving, the food was great, and the local community embraced us. Be forewarned that none of the accommodations is luxurious. Almost none of the host... Read More

Reviews Turrialba

This was my first trip to Latin America. I was very nervous but after landing in San Jose and picked up by a member of the school "Spanish by the River" I knew everything would work out fine and the time will surprise me with all the wonderful things... Read More

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