Spanish Immersion for Adults - Samara Beach & Heredia City

Location: Costa Rica: Heredia, Samara

Term: May Term, Throughout the year, Academic Year, Winter, Summer, Spring, Fall

Program Duration: 9-12 Weeks, 5-8 Weeks, 2-4 Weeks, 1-2 Weeks

Dates: Year Round

PO Box 1952--3000 Heredia, Provincia de Heredia 3000 Costa Rica

Call Us

Phone: 1-8448-SPANISH


Learn Spanish at one or both of our two unique locations – Samara Beach Campus and/ or Heredia City Campus.

We offer you the opportunity to experience Costa Rica from two very different perspectives and provides total immersion in the Spanish language and culture. Each campus and region has a distinctive character, way of life and charm.

You can choose from:

STANDARD GROUP IMMERSION COURSE: 4 hrs a day, Mo - Fri (20 hrs a week)

PRIVATE/ SEMI-PRIVATE SPANISH LESSONS: 10 to a maximum of 20 hrs per week

INTENSIVE SPANISH COURSE: Add a maximum of 5 private lessons per week to your standard group classes

Classes are offered year-round. Private classes may be offered on a space-available basis!

Intercultura Language School offers a series of 18 courses designed by curriculum specialists, using interactive small groups in an environment of total immersion in Costa Rican culture. Classes are 4 hours per day, Monday to Friday. Our professors are university trained and credentialed to teach Spanish as a second language. Academic credit through several accredited US university programs is available (e.g.. Brookhaven, Austin College,



Book 3 weeks of Group Spanish classes and pay only for 2, book 6 and receive 2 weeks for free - valid for program classes between August 1 - December 18, 2015 (Heredia & Samara)!


Study Spanish at our Historic Campus in Heredia (our colonial building is a tropical oasis in the middle of Heredia Center) AND in our beautiful custom built campus right on the beach in Sámara (with AC, tropical beachfront gardens, multilingual staff).

At both locations, we offer group and private Spanish courses in an immersion environment, with small intensive and interactive classes, credentialed professors. Homestays are available to help students both immerse themselves in the culture as well as the language. We also offer a variety of activities that are free to our students, such as Latin Dance classes, cooking classes, group and individual intercambios, etc. We have specialized programs available:

- Kids & Families
- Spanish Summer Camp for Teenagers (Heredia and Samara combined)
- Spanish & Surf (Samara only)
- Spanish & Volunteering
- Spanish 50+
- 24/7 Homestay Immersion (Heredia only)
- Groups of all kind
- US University credits available

We can also generally tailor our programs to an individual or group's needs. Intercultura has a tour guide on staff who can assist in creating a specialized tour or excursion to suit your individual tastes. We have volunteer programs in both our beach (Samara) and city (Heredia) locations.

Degree Level


Type of Programs
  • Language Immersion

  • Spanish

Languages Used as a Medium of Teaching
  • Spanish

Cost in US$:

Contact Provider for Cost Details

Cost Include Description:

Credit Available


Volunteer Types
  • Senior Citizens
  • Public Health
  • Parks
  • Orphans
  • Marketing
  • Marine Conservation
  • Hospital
  • Health Care
  • Health
  • Environment
  • English Teaching
  • Education
  • Drug & Alcohol Recovery
  • Culture
  • Conservation
  • Community Development
  • Community Centers
  • Childcare & Children
  • Business
  • Youth Development
  • Youth
  • Women
  • Wildlife
  • Tutor
  • Street Children
Typical Volunteer
An Intercultura volunteer must have at least a high beginner level of Spanish to start. They must be willing to learn and work in any and all areas that need help. Volunteers should understand that they are interacting in a different culture and that their expectations are based on what they are used to seeing and experiencing in their own culture. Open-mindedness is key to developing a good relationship with the people in the placement.
This Program is open to

American, Asian, Australian, Canadian, European, Kiwi, South African, Worldwide Participant. This Program is also open to Families, Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements
  • Home-stays
  • Independent living

Participants Travel to Costa Rica

Independently or in Groups

Application Process Involves
  • Online Application
Year Founded