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Address: Frente al parque infantil | Contiguo al puente, Montezuma, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 8884-8444
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Description: Combine Spanish, surfing, yoga, fire dancing and scuba certification in...
Combine Spanish, surfing, yoga, fire dancing and scuba certification in any combination for 1-12 weeks in Montezuma, Costa Rica. Programs include accommodations, zip line canopy tours, horseback riding, waterfall hikes, bonfires and a whole lot of fun.
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Great experience! Great Vacation

Decided to do something different for travel this year and headed down to LEDS in Costa Rica for a week of Surfing and Yoga ( I have never done either). Wow! I should have come... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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Dallas, Texas
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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Decided to do something different for travel this year and headed down to LEDS in Costa Rica for a week of Surfing and Yoga ( I have never done either). Wow! I should have come sooner! The location is great! Jeremy and his team made sure everything went super-smooth. We made friends quickly with other students and did many activities... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We have been fire students and performers for years now and always learn a few new tricks from Eli and the other staff when we are in Montezuma. Classes are at your own pace and Eli is a great teacher. Thanks guys!

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Hi, my wife spent 4 weeks at La Escuela taking a combination of spanish, yoga and poi. I spent almost 3 weeks there too. I can't say enough about how wonderful of a job they did. The hotel is extremely convenient, take a few steps and you in the middle of the main street. The restaurants are excellent and close... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Absolutely loved my two weeks here. Gabriel and Dennis at reception were easily the best concierge I've seen at any hotel. Wendy's Spanish classes were amazing! Randall got me surfing! And both yoga teachers even got me to enjoy yoga. If you are on the fence about going to LEDS let me just say you need to stop thinking and... More 

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st. louis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

i can't say enough about my two week experience at LEDS. I felt completely safe and comfortable and I met incredible people from all over the world. The Spanish classes were a lot of fun and I learned yoga in the open air gathering room to the beautiful sounds of the Montezuma jungle. I hope to return some day to... More 

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Olympia, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

My daughter and I had a wonderful time at this school. We took 3-4 hours of Spanish lessons a day and took yoga classes in the evening. All the teachers were wonderful. We loved our Spanish teachers and our yoga instructors. The hotel that houses the school is clean and nice. The school and hotel staff are wonderful. Kudos to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

La escuela del sol was everything I had hoped it would be and more. With an electric mix of classes available I'm sure everyone could find something that intrigues them to learn and the staff are very knowledgeable about other excursions. The rooms were so clean and comfortable and the electronic safe was great for keeping valuables safe without worrying... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

I would definitely recommend La Escuela Del Sol to anyone looking to learn Spanish and/or do yoga classes in Costa Rica. I was told that the surfing and the poi were also great, but I didn't take those classes so I can't speak from personal experience. The teachers were fantastic and the location in Montezuma is fabulous - the beach... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

That sounds like an exaggeration, and any trip to Costa Rica is going to be amazing, but LEDS is truly a special place, operated by wonderful people. From the owner, Jeremy, to the housekeeper (Roxana) to the maintenance man (Dennis), everyone is helpful, friendly and accommodating. I did a lot of research before choosing where to travel, and even the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

La Escuela del Sol is a wonderful way to spend your time in Montezuma. I made the trip to Costa Rica actually for the sole purpose of attending this school, taking 3 weeks of poi classes, 1 week of Spanish lessons and 2 weeks of yoga. The poi classes were great, especially considering I was lucky enough to have private... More 

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