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Escuela de Espanol Colibri

Calle Bartolome Martinez | Reserva Natural Cerro Apante, Matagalpa, Nicaragua
+505 2772 0108
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Amazing experience: Even amidst political unrest

I spent 5 weeks doing one on one lessons and homestay with the folks at Colibri and it could not... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
lexielmorgan
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Alameda, California
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had a great time!!

I've had Spanish classes for 2 weeks (4 hours a day) in April. The school is in a beautiful place... read more

Reviewed May 15, 2018
Rob C
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Colibri Spanish School in Matagalpa, Nicaragua offers group and/or private Spanish classes, as well as customized package programs . Packages include: Spanish classes, textbooks, lodging with a Matagalpan family, activities such as hikes through natural reserves, museum visits, tours of local organizations and businesses, as well as personalized activities based on your interests. FREE (for Spanish students): Traditional Nicaraguan dishes every Tuesday, yoga classes every Wednesday, games and dancing every Friday, planned group activities and excursions, studying materials, coffee, tea, wifi, laptops, tourist information, walks during class hours to visit museums, local markets, lookouts over the city, etc.
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Calle Bartolome Martinez | Reserva Natural Cerro Apante, Matagalpa, Nicaragua
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I spent 5 weeks doing one on one lessons and homestay with the folks at Colibri and it could not have been a more positive experience. Every single detail was perfect. From before I arrived in Matagalpa to the very last day of classes. The...More

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ColibriSpanishSchool, Director General at Escuela de Espanol Colibri, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Our dear Lexie, It was a real pleasure to have you here. You were a light in our school during this difficult situation. We will miss you and hopefully we see you again in the future. Buena suerte!

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Reviewed May 15, 2018

I've had Spanish classes for 2 weeks (4 hours a day) in April. The school is in a beautiful place just outside Matagalpa. A shuttle will take you there every day. It's a great environment with a nice and healthy lunch! I chose for inidvidual...More

Thank Rob C
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ColibriSpanishSchool, Propietario at Escuela de Espanol Colibri, responded to this reviewResponded May 16, 2018

Dear Rob, Thank you so much for your positive and nice words. Right now it is very important for us to receive these kind of comments, it helps to keep the good spirit. We work everyday for a peaceful place and world to live. Thank...More

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Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

I came to Matagalpa to visit my parents and also to brush up my Spanish and was sooooooo pleased with everything about Colibri!! I unfortunately only had one week to dedicate to Spanish class, but I really wanted to get the most out of it...More

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Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

Colibri is the best school for Spanish in the area. The teachers are very nice, and speak very slow. It's good for every level (beginner, advanced, etc.). It has a very beautiful view as well, and between the classes there's hammocks to relax in. Remember...More

1  Thank Emilie J
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Reviewed April 6, 2018

Recently I returned to Matagalpa, Nicaragua to study Spanish at Escuela Colibrí, newly located on the side of Cerro Apante beside the mountain town of Matagalpa. In almost ten years the school has grown enough to move to the permaculture site of a refurbished farm...More

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Reviewed February 9, 2018

I attended colbri spanish school for 2 weeks arriving with a few phrases memorized and no gramatical knowledge of the spanish language. If you are in this category make sure you plan to spend at least a month here. Colibri school is located in the...More

1  Thank Nicholas K
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ColibriSpanishSchool, Propietario at Escuela de Espanol Colibri, responded to this reviewResponded March 8, 2018
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Querido Nicholas, hemos disfrutado mucho tu comentario, muchas gracias. Tu maestra sigue con una sonrisa en el rostro y “Momo”...More

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Reviewed February 1, 2018

Colibri is a wonderful Spanish school in a gorgeous setting on the outskirts of Matagalpa. They recently moved to a beautiful acreage overlooking the valley, and the space is full of greenery and tranquility. The classrooms are set among gardens of flowers, herbs, and vegetables,...More

1  Thank drakristina
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ColibriSpanishSchool, Propietario at Escuela de Espanol Colibri, responded to this reviewResponded March 8, 2018
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¡Una linda apertura de nuestra casa!!! Casa Colibríes tuvo una excelente forma de iniciar gracias a tu bella familia y...More

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Reviewed January 13, 2018

The Colibri school has its own beautiful space now -- above the city yet very close it -- in a lovely garden with views, birds, herbs, lots of space. My children (ages 10, 13 and 13) and I were among the first students at this...More

2  Thank ohdearashok
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ColibriSpanishSchool, Propietario at Escuela de Espanol Colibri, responded to this reviewResponded March 8, 2018
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Ashok, fue muy lindo tenerte nuevamente en casa, esta vez con tus hijas e hijo. Gracias por haber sido parte...More

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Reviewed December 11, 2017

I was sitting in a restaurant in Granada, Nicaragua, and the owner (an expatriate) came up to my table and sat down. What brings you to Nicaragua? I told him that I came to study Spanish. Then he said something to me that I didn’t...More

3  Thank ogrunewa
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Escuela de Espa... M, Propietario at Escuela de Espanol Colibri, responded to this reviewResponded December 13, 2017

Orlen, our beloved "Green forest". Everything you say about our work is nice and warm. Reviews like this make us see that we are fulfilling our goal: a creative and comprehensive teaching, teaching Spanish through real life experience with a commitment to sustainability. As you...More

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Reviewed September 6, 2017

Having arrived in Matagalpa after traveling in Nicaragua for one month, I spontaneously signed up for one week of Spanish classes at Colibri and must say it was the perfect decision. In my one-to-one classes with my teacher Marilyn I was able to get better...More

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Escuela de Espa... M, Propietario at Escuela de Espanol Colibri, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2017

Eva, thank you very much for writing about our house that way. For this school and its teachers it was a pleasure to receive you and share spaces, culture, smiles and learning of all kinds. We are happy to read that for you it was...More

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Hi, Georg, I hope Kristin got in touch with you already. She leaved Matagalpa on Saturday to Ometepe island, We have already written to Kristin, hopefully you will be soon in touch with her. Colibri Spanish School
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