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Habla Ya Spanish Courses & Ecotourism

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Great time with Yeremy and the whole team

I loved my time at Habla Ya, my teacher Yeremy was very creative when it came to reading texts... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Acacia P
Great School! Great Teachers and Excellent method!

I spent two weeks in Boquete and had a very positive experience! My profesora, Leidys was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hannah M
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Why just learn Spanish? Live your Spanish learning experience! Learn Spanish in Boquete, a charming town and a dream setting place full of friendly faces and exciting adventures. Have the time of your life and live the most amazing Spanish learning...more
Central Avenue, Los Establos Plaza 20 22, Boquete 0413, Panama
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved my time at Habla Ya, my teacher Yeremy was very creative when it came to reading texts, studying vocabulary and grammar. On Fridays they often do activities and leave the campus to study Spanish. Everyone is extraordinarily friendly and helpful and I received...More

Thank Acacia P
Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent two weeks in Boquete and had a very positive experience! My profesora, Leidys was excellent, and I made a lot progress in the two weeks I was with her. She is highly trained and is probably one of the best teachers I have...More

Thank Hannah M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I studied here for 1 week and I had a great experience with my teachers Leidys and Alex. The school is very well organized and really worked to make sure I got the most out of my experience there. Boquete is also so beautiful to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My overall experience of Habla Ya was very positive - fun, interesting and I learnt a lot. My teachers (Alex in Boquete and Yarixell in Panama City) were both great, with engaging classes and a range of different activities - my level improved significantly in...More

Thank Arnold A
Reviewed 29 May 2018

I spent three weeks with Habla Ha in Boquete and one week of classes in Panama City. I especially really enjoyed my time at Boquete. The town is beautiful, easy to get around, and I had a relaxing few weeks there. The teachers are Habla...More

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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

I just finished four weeks of Spanish school with Habla Ya in Boquete. It's been a great experience all around. I stayed with a wonderful local family and my host mum Lucy was fantastic. I had booked myself in for four weeks of small group...More

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Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Habla Ya is a very good choice to learn Spanish in an effective way. The classes are small and everyone is really helpful und there are also nice activities organized by the school which is a good way to meet more students in your free...More

Thank Sabryna B
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

I spent 3 weeks in Boquete and 3 weeks in Bocas with Habla Ya taking 4 hours of group + 2 hours of private. Prior to starting this program I knew very little to no Spanish. I began at A1 and finished at B1-week 1....More

Thank Isaac Y. K
Reviewed 13 May 2018

I just finished one week of intensive Spanish classes in Boquete. Leidy Is a fantastic teacher, I would highly recommend studying with her. My Spanish has improved dramatically after only one week, and the group classes were fun and interesting. Boquete is an amazing town,...More

Thank Chelsea P
Reviewed 25 April 2018

Great place to learn and practice Spanish. Fantastic environment with protruding and motivated young teachers that create a nice atmosphere for the students. They adopt to your level and take it from there. Unfortunately the city is very well adopted to the growing number of...More

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Response from soesanstravel | Reviewed this property |
I’d say it depends on the location you choose. I was together with an 19 year old in Boquete but on average the age was around 30 at that time (low season).
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1 January 2018|
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Response from Rebecca B | Reviewed this property |
I studied at both the Boquete and Panamá City locations. I am not a fan of big cities and if I could do it again I would skip spending an entire week in Panama City. A couple days to see the local attractions will suffice... More
30 March 2017|
Response from panamajoules | Property representative |
Sure it is. Your teacher would really appreciate it =). Habla Ya is about Language Travel. If you tip a guide who gave you a tour for 4 hours, why wouldn't you tip a teacher who has taught you for 4 weeks? Glad you... More