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Great language school, great homestay, book classes today!

I attended Buena Vida Language School for a week and a half during July 2018. Dania and I... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2018
Cris F
,
Rochester
Spanish school

Casual environment and knowledgeable fully bilingual teacher. Great time and would recommend Dania... read more

Reviewed June 21, 2018
Sabina B
,
Petawawa
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Calle Estudiante, Pedasi 0749, Panama
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed October 28, 2011

I spent 2 weeks at Buena Vida Language School and loved my experience so much that I continued my Spanish lessons via Skype when I returned home. The school is small with individual attention and located in an authentic setting. I have been to other...More

6  Thank Lana S
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed June 30, 2013

I spent two weeks learning Spanish in Bocas Del Toro (at Habla Ya), and I then came to Pedasi and spent 1 week learning at Buena Vida. The atmosphere at Buena Vida is very relaxed and easy-going, and all of the employees are great people....More

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Ingrid S, Owner at Buena Vida Language School, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2013

¡Hola! First and foremost, thanks for the great feedback! We rely on this to improve our students' experience at Buena Vida. I'm sorry to hear that you felt we didn't get back to you in a timely manner. When we returned your call, there was...More

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Reviewed August 13, 2018

I attended Buena Vida Language School for a week and a half during July 2018. Dania and I communicated several times on WhatsApp and by voice once to arrange details. Dania found me the perfect homestay to accommodate my dietary needs (can’t eat spicy food...More

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Reviewed June 21, 2018

Casual environment and knowledgeable fully bilingual teacher. Great time and would recommend Dania and her school.

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Dania V, Owner at Buena Vida Language School, responded to this reviewResponded June 22, 2018

Thank you Sabina!

Reviewed January 13, 2018

My wife and I really enjoyed our classes with Dania during September 2017. Her personal instruction and method of delivery helped us to learn Spanish and gain a better understanding of the Panamanian culture. We learned more about life in Pedasi, the food and customs...More

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Dania V, Owner at Buena Vida Language School, responded to this reviewResponded January 17, 2018
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Gracias amigos, yo también disfruté mucho de su compañía. Los extraño, espero nos veamos pronto. Saludos desde Pedasi.

Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

Dania is very knowledgeable with best teaching practices, accommodating and just a super nice person! I had a wonderful 2 weeks at the school with her. I would absolutely recommend Buena Vida Language School to anyone (in any level) wanting to learn Spanish.

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Dania V, Owner at Buena Vida Language School, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2017

Thank you Lindsay!

Reviewed March 14, 2017

Well, all of the previous 5 star reviews are well deserved! Dania, the owner and primary instructor, is a smart, friendly, enthusiastic, and adaptable teacher. I travelled to this faraway corner of Panama for a week of total Spanish language immersion. It was well worth...More

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Dania V, Owner at Buena Vida Language School, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2017

Thank you Jim!

Reviewed January 5, 2017

I studied here for three weeks, private classes, 3 hours a day with Dania. Dania bought the school recently from the previous owner, Ingrid. Dania is very caring, and conscientious and a great teacher. Dania went beyond being a teacher, and helped me when I...More

2  Thank Carol W
Dania V, Owner at Buena Vida Language School, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2017

Thank you Carol!

Reviewed September 28, 2016

The Buena Vida Language School is a must go if you want to grow your spanish language as well as experience Panamanian culture. Dania and Mitzy are amazing teachers whose patience, humor, and dedication make learning fun and easy. I chose the homestay, which I...More

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Reviewed June 3, 2016

Any visitor to Pedasi needs to take advantage of this great resource. We were in Pedasi for four months last winter. The classes were so well organized and tailored to my level that I never felt lost or overwhelmed. It was so exciting that Spanish...More

3  Thank Karen H
Reviewed May 20, 2016

The School itself is really nice - with hammocks, places to work a nice sofa, free tea or coffee, air-con and internet. Dania and my teacher Mitzy are so lovely they make you feel so comfortable when you come - they always engage in conversation...More

2  Thank Claire A
Reviewed May 4, 2016

Two jubilados (retirees) arrived on the bus from Panama City via Las Tablas and a shuttle to Pedasi .... tired and somewhat reticent about learning Spanish at our ages (60 and 66). We were met by instructor/owner Dania and Mitsy, who would be our main...More

2  Thank DeniseKLove
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