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Spanish School Pura Vida

Avenida 67 | Limon, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 7304, Costa Rica
+506 2750 0002
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Great time at Hotel and Spanish school

I stayed at the Pura Vida Hotel in October 2017 for 2 weeks and I really enjoyed my stay there and... read more

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Reviewed 23 April 2018
evarohlfes
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Tubingen, Germany
Exclente lugar para estudiar español

A mi me gustaba esta escuela y mi profesora era Ana. I did a homestay in the jungle near... read more

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Reviewed 21 April 2018
Jim R
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Methuen, Massachusetts
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We give you the opportunity to learn Spanish in a natural paradise, an exotic location surrounded by exuberant tropical jungle, endless beaches, national parks and a unique world of animals, birds and plants along the marvelous Caribbean Coast. Here you will feel at home and learn spanish with the help of our professionals who have years of experience and understand what it means to learn a new language.
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22 Apr 2018
“Great time at Hotel and Spanish school”
21 Apr 2018
“Exclente lugar para estudiar español”
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Avenida 67 | Limon, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 7304, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 23 April 2018

I stayed at the Pura Vida Hotel in October 2017 for 2 weeks and I really enjoyed my stay there and felt very comfortable! The hotel is in a super condition and totally clean. You can walk to the beach and the center in about...More

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Spanish School P, Propietario at Spanish School Pura Vida, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2018
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Liebe Eva, wir freuen uns sehr nach all den Monaten von dir zu hören. Vielen Dank fuer deine liebe Rückmeldung,...More

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Reviewed 21 April 2018

A mi me gustaba esta escuela y mi profesora era Ana. I did a homestay in the jungle near Cocles and it was an excellent house and location. Getting around by bicycle makes things easier.

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Spanish School P, Propietario at Spanish School Pura Vida, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

Dear Jim, thank you very much for your comment. It is very important for us that students feel comfortable in all aspects and we appreciate your references. Muchos saludos from Ana and the Pura Vida Team!

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Reviewed 21 April 2018

Great school. Lovely quiet place. Good teachers who like to help the students. We have learned i three weeks so that we can manage better the talking with the people in costa rica. Thanks a lotMore

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Spanish School P, Propietario at Spanish School Pura Vida, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

Dear Simon, thank you very much for your comment, it makes us very happy. We try our best and have been working a lot in order to provide a place where you can learn in a relaxing and friendly atmosphere. We are happy that you...More

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Reviewed 19 April 2018

Over all I'd recommend the school. Although I was not quite happy with my classes. Didn't get a clear shedule and lessons didn't seem to be well prepared. Had to do a lot of exercises about words I just learned a few minutes before. Might...More

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Reviewed 19 October 2016

If you want to learn Spanish in a nice ambience, this is the right place. In the shortest time I've learned just as much as in 3 years of school and furthermore I've seen a lot of the surroundings during various excursions. Moreover Luis and...More

Thank yarala
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Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

I've never had spanish before and I learned in six weeks so much. Now I know a lot of grammar and can understand a lot. I had classes with one more person or even private lessons. Therefor the classes were very intensive and individual. Moreover...More

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Reviewed 22 May 2016

The Pura Vida Hotel/Spanish school is the perfect place to introduce yourself to the beautiful Spanish language. A peaceful setting and excellent teacher, Ismini will guide you into the language quickly and easily and help you to speak as well. I spent only a week...More

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Reviewed 7 February 2016

If you looking for a serious Spanish school this is unfortunately not it. My boyfriend and I explained that we are serious beginners and they told us we have a beginner class starting. This class was not beginner and we both felt that they would...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2016

Excellent instruction. Ismimi is very informed and is able to teach to any level. She has lots of patience and I would recommend her Spanish lessons to anyone.

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Reviewed 24 November 2015

This is a great little Spanish school in Puerto Viejo. My wife and I arrived on short notice and they did a great job of fitting us into their busy schedule. Luis and Ismini were excellent teachers. Muchísimas gracias y Pura Vida!!

Thank Dugla
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