I came here by myself to enhance my Spanish skills and live with a Costa Rican family. I'm a Spanish teacher in the US, but I still found the conversations and topics interesting at the advanced level.
The location is incredible. I felt very safe being here alone. My family was amazing - kind and the house clean. (No hot water or AC, though).
The school is, literally, on the beach. They offer extra activities to keep one entertained. The have yoga, cooking class, dance class and bead making depending on the day.
My only tweaks are that I would have liked to have had more information from the school the week prior about the schedule and what to bring (bring bug spray/sunscreen/umbrella/raincoat/beach towel/lock for lockers) and get to the school at 7am on Monday for placement. The schedule is either 8-12 or 1-5 and rotates every day except Friday.
They also seemed a bit overbooked last week when I was there. Things got settled, but it was a bit crazy on Monday morning.
I did see some of the more basic Spanish workbooks and was a bit surprised by a lot of the grammar being taught. I hope they do a lot of comprehensible input based work rather than grammar exercises.
Overall, I had a wonderful experience and would recommend the school.
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