Spanish School in Bocas del Toro, Panama


Bocas del Toro is a relaxed Caribbean Island town in Panama. There is an authentic, laidback Caribbean vibe throughout the town ánd the Spanish school. The school is conveniently located in the centre of Bocas town, behind the Main Street, and houses up to 35 students. The school has a large front garden with palm and fruit trees, tropical plants, hammocks and lounge chairs. After Spanish classes, you can participate in plenty of outdoor activities such as sea horse riding, zip line, kayaking, surfing or biking. The school in Bocas is all about feeling at home.

Why Study Spanish in Bocas del Toro:

Bocas del Toro is a lively town from which you can take amazing tours
The school has a great location and a great Caribbean vibe
Enjoy Spanish classes in the tropical garden or in a hammock
Bocas is the perfect place for PADI Dive certifications
Interesting volunteer projects in Panama: improve your Spanish and aid the local community
Combine your Spanish classes in Bocas with the sister-school in the charming town Boquete, in the Panamean highlands.
Bocas is an adventure seekers paradise with amazing beaches.

The students love the casual setting of this Spanish school in Bocas. The Spanish classes do not only take place in the classrooms but also on the sunny balcony, in the little huts and the café. The school offers you Spanish courses that are diverse, focused on your continual development and of course, a lot of fun. The classes take place from 8 – 12 or 1 – 5.

You can choose between Spanish group classes (4 hrs or 6 hrs per day) or individual lessons. There is a maximum of 6 students in group classes. Other options are include Spanish & Yoga, Spanish & Dive (obtain two levels of your PADI) Spanish & Surf.

The school offers three types of accommodation in Bocas del Toro: a hostel, a local family’s B&B or in an apartment.

The school’s very own hostel is an amazing spot to meet people from all over the world to share the great Caribbean vibe. There are private and shared rooms, free Wi-Fi, free coffee and tea, a fully equipped kitchen and hammocks to relax and chill in.

Living at the B&B of a local family is a great way to improve your Spanish skills. The friendly families in Panama will teach you the true Caribbean lifestyle.

In addition to the Spanish classes, there is a variety of activities for the tropical afternoons in Bocas del Toro. There are stunning beaches where you can go for sunbathing, swimming and or just to take a stroll. Other options are boat trips, cycling, surfing and snorkelling. The school offers Latin American cooking classes, and on Friday nights, the school hosts a barbecue that includes free drinks during Happy Hour.

Bocas del Toro (Bocas or Bocas Town), is an easy-going island town in Panama, loved by locals and visitors alike. Bocas is known for its unparalleled beauty and vibrant nightlife. Once you arrive, you never want to leave. The Caribbean atmosphere comes from its incredible beaches with crystal clear waters and white sand beaches. Bocas is located on the beautiful Isla Colón (named after Christopher Columbus); you can find restaurants, travel agencies, hotels, shops, a bank and a small airport.

There is a large diversity of animal species on the island: sloths, monkeys, poison dart frogs and many different birds — there even eight different kinds of turtles in the area. The rich vegetation and diverse habitats, such as reefs and mangroves, are protected by the national marine park.

The school in Bocas offers you different volunteering opportunities. Volunteer work is a great way to immerse yourself in the culture of Panama while helping the local community. The volunteer projects are divided into two fields of interest: education and health. You can teach English at a school, help to care ae of people in an elderly home, and volunteer in a free healthcare centre (if you have a medical background).

The staff at our Spanish School will help you to discover Bocas del Toro and the surrounding areas. What about exploring a bat cave or visiting a cacao farm? Or a visit to Dolphin Bay to the beautiful Bottlenose Dolphins? Other popular tours include snorkelling in the coral reefs and mangroves, sailing on a catamaran, kayaking, surfing, zip line and parasailing. Bocas is an adventure seekers paradise.

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Reviews Spanish School Bocas del Toro:

Reviews Bocas del Toro

I really enjoyed my stay in Bocas (Panama), it’s the greatest location and school-hostel I every say. Great people, great vibes! Love the activities. Thank you, Pura Vida! Read More

Reviews Bocas del Toro

Learning Spanish and living in Bocas was one of the best experiences of my life. The staff was excellent and went out of their way to accommodate us and make us feel welcome. We learned so much and had so much opportunity to speak Spanish. I loved... Read More

Reviews Bocas del Toro

I had the best time ever at the Spanish School in Bocas. I stayed there for five weeks to learn Spanish, and I enjoy it! The activities at the school are great. The staff is super friendly, and the teachers are amazing :-). I would definitely... Read More

Reviews Bocas del Toro

I stayed here for four weeks. Spanish lessons, tours, hanging out with the staff and other backpackers, amazing place!! Bocas has it all: the relaxed atmosphere, great teachers (Patricio and Ofelina both taught me well and had loads of fun),... Read More

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