Spanish and surf course - El Mar package

Guanacaste Region, Playa Tamarindo, Costa Rica

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No single supplements
Palm trees on Playa Tamarindo beach in Costa Rica
Surf students on beach during surfing lesson in Costa Rica

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Holiday overview

Learn Spanish at this friendly Spanish language school and indulge your need for adrenaline and adventure with exhilarating surf lessons on this Spanish and surf holiday that includes 7 nights' accommodation in the popular El Mar student house in Playa Tamarindo, Costa Rica more details...

Hours of

Maximum group

Private 1-on-1

Included in the price

Please note that holidays do not include flights, please see the getting there tab for more details

  • 7 nights accommodation in El Mar student house in a shared room with shared bathroom
  • Prices are per person and based 2 people travelling together and sharing a room or a solo traveller sharing a room with another solo traveller of the same sex
  • Please note: solo travellers can request a private room with a shared bathroom for an extra supplement (subject to availability)
  • 20 Spanish language lessons each week
  • 4 55 Minute Spanish lessons per day from Monday – Friday starting at 8am or 1pm depending on your language level
  • A Spanish language level test at 7.30am on your first day
  • Spanish text books and class materials
  • 2 Surfing lessons lasting 2 hours each
  • Free board rental for the duration of your course
  • Photography bundle of your surf experience (10 photographs and drone footage)
  • Please note: you must check in before 4pm
  • Breakfast daily
  • Internet / WiFi Access
  • Optional social and cultural activities (some with small charge)
  • Registration fee

Location overview

Centrally located in Playa Tamarindo on Costa Rica's west coast, this friendly independent Spanish language school has been teaching Spanish since 1996 and is surrounded by beautiful tropical gardens, just 150 metres from the beaches and waters of the Pacific Ocean.

Holiday start days

  • This holiday can start on:
  • Sundays


  • Approved by Instituto de Cervantes

Public holidays / Closures

Please note that the school is closed on the following days:

25 December

1 January
11, 18, 19 April
1 May
25 July
2, 15 August
15 September
12 October
25 December

Please note that classes will not be made up and no refunds given expect for during Easter, where the school will refund one day of class.