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Academia Tica

Calle Naciones Unidas #15, Jaco 61101, Costa Rica
+506 2229 0013
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Great private lessons for kids

When my wife was on a week long work trip in San Jose, I was trying to find a nice Spanish school... read more

Reviewed August 25, 2017
Bethesda, Maryland
Spanish, Surfin', Wildlife: ¡Pura Vida!

I spent a third of my gap year studying Spanish in Costa Rica at Academia Tica. Both schools, in... read more

Reviewed December 18, 2016
Martijn K
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Calle Naciones Unidas #15, Jaco 61101, Costa Rica
+506 2229 0013
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Reviewed August 25, 2017

When my wife was on a week long work trip in San Jose, I was trying to find a nice Spanish school for my preteen and teen daugthers who had never had Spanish. Although they were not initially keen about studying Spanish and wanted to...More

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Reviewed December 18, 2016

I spent a third of my gap year studying Spanish in Costa Rica at Academia Tica. Both schools, in Jacó as well as in Coronado (near San José), are very heart-warming. The schools are beautifully located and give you the opportunity to learn and practice...More

Thank Martijn K
Reviewed November 5, 2016

After having spent a few years trying to teach myself Spanish, I decided I needed some immersion. After lots of research, I chose Costa Rica as the country and Academia Tica as the school, and I honestly couldn't be happier with the choice! I split...More

1  Thank Kevin G
Reviewed October 21, 2016

The school is located in one of the nicest streets in Jacó, Costa Rica. Everything in town is on a walking distance. The first time I went there, it was for 3 months. I didn't speak a word of Spanish and really wasn't sure on...More

Thank Noémie C
Reviewed October 15, 2016

In an effort to improve my Spanish, I spent a wonderful 4 weeks studying at the Jacó campus. This is an excellent language school. The classes are small and taught by dedicated teachers. The sessions are divided into conversation and then grammar. Conversation classes centre...More

Thank Larry O
Reviewed March 7, 2016

I stayed for two weeks in Jaco taking spanish and doing stand up paddle board. The spanish classes are very good, I was a complete beginner when I arrived and they only speak spanish to you in classes which is great. The classes are either...More

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manuelxx, Director General at Academia Tica, responded to this reviewResponded May 13, 2016

Hey 738nobodyhome! Thank you for your review! We're glad you had a good time in Jacó. We are making an effort to showcase everything there is to do in Jacó, there are several fun things to do out of the water but perhaps we need...More

Reviewed January 23, 2015

The "surfing and spanish" combination had me a little worried that the spanish program wouldn't be very serious. After my first day of lessons, my fears were dispelled. Their spanish program es bueno.

3  Thank gleason64
manuelxx, Gerente at Academia Tica, responded to this reviewResponded September 24, 2015

Mark, thank you for your opinion! And I am glad that your fears were dispelled :) Hope to have you again some time in the future!

Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

I spent 1 week at the Coronado campus and 1 week at the Jaco campus. Both were great experiences. The staff at both schools are amazing. Great teachers, and everyone was very attentive to make sure I enjoyed my whole trip, including seeing other areas...More

2  Thank Eileen B
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