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Santa Cruz Spanish School

Calle del enbarcadero, Santa Cruz la Laguna | At Hotel Arca de Noe, Santa Cruz La Laguna 07014, Guatemala
+502 5355 8849
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Excellent place to learn Spanish

I just wanted to pass on some of my thoughts regarding the school. I was first introduced to... read more

Reviewed July 8, 2018
TexasYardbird
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Austin, Texas
Caring, wonderful staff and scenic views of Lake

Can't say enough about this little gem on the shores of Lake Atitlan...amazing, outside classrooms... read more

Reviewed June 24, 2018
Ellen Y
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Since 2006. The school is located at Our Hotel Arca de Noe - 1 minute away from the main public dock in Santa Cruz la Laguna. Our teachers are highly qualified and flexible. Students can share different experiences with other teachers! It is possible. Our courses are individually or in a small group designed for everyone. All materials provided by the school are free. Our school includes free WIFI and a great place for coffee or just relax. Though we offer structure, we are always ready to accommodate student's particular needs and desires. Our teachers are ready to help if a student feels the need to spend more time on any phase of the learning process...
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Calle del enbarcadero, Santa Cruz la Laguna | At Hotel Arca de Noe, Santa Cruz La Laguna 07014, Guatemala
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+502 5355 8849
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Reviewed July 8, 2018

I just wanted to pass on some of my thoughts regarding the school. I was first introduced to your school in June 2017. I walked into it and briefly spoke to the administrator about the program. I returned in June of 2018 to sign up...More

1  Thank TexasYardbird
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Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

Can't say enough about this little gem on the shores of Lake Atitlan...amazing, outside classrooms, friendly and genuine local teachers, authentic field trips to local markets and more, and reasonably priced. My 14 year old daughter just spent ten days there and solidified her skills...More

Thank Ellen Y
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Reviewed May 21, 2018 via mobile

I attend Santa Cruz spanish school for three weeks during my month long stay in Santa Cruz. The school was fantastic, extremely reasonable prices for classes and a variety of language levels to choose from. I am at a intermediate level with spanish, the school...More

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Reviewed May 21, 2018 via mobile

After one week with my Spanish teacher Rolando I am able to handle the Subjuntivo. He teaches extremely structured and makes sure you really got the point and remember new vocabulary. On top of that he knows a lot about the region and his country...More

1  Thank Mo L
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Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

A month or two into our 7 month trip across central and South America this was a great place to learn. Doing 5 days intensive immersion had me being able to conduct basic conversations at the end from having basically no Spanish. Option to do...More

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Reviewed March 19, 2018

As an almost-beginner, my confidence in communicating in Spanish increased greatly after 5 half-days of instruction with Rolando. He was very supportive and encouraging and skilled at keeping the conversation going, even though I am an introvert whose default behavior is to smile and nod....More

1  Thank Serenana
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Reviewed January 21, 2018

This was absolutely a wonderful experience for me. The setting is just delightful. You really can achieve whatever goal you have in mind for your Spanish language ability. The instructors are very qualified to teach at whatever level you might desire. If you are very...More

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Reviewed January 13, 2018

My children (ages 6,8, and 10), myself and my parents (in their 60's!) spent a week taking classes at the Santa Cruz Spanish school.The school provided 3 different teachers for us to cater to all of our different ages and levels. The weather there is...More

1  Thank Melanie P
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Reviewed December 20, 2017

Great little school in Santa Cruz. I stayed for a week with a lovely homestay family (with amazing food) and really enjoyed my time at the school. Professional instruction, good learning materials and a great view of the lake while you struggle through the subjunctive.

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Reviewed August 30, 2017

I was a little skeptical about my ability to learn a new language. I am 67 and have never successfully learned a second language. However the teachers at the Santa Cruz Spanish School are very patient. After six weeks of five day a week classes,...More

1  Thank rogersessions
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