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“Trip of a Lifetime!!!”

Montanita Spanish School - Day Classes
Ranked #1 of 15 things to do in Montanita
Certificate of Excellence
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Calgary, Canada
1 review
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“Trip of a Lifetime!!!”
Reviewed March 21, 2012

If your up for some great fiesta, while learning another language and culture, Montañita Spanish School is for you. An excellent mix of sun, surf, school and good people make this hidden secret a remarkable destination for those in search of a little fun while they learn. The school cabañas can be described as a private oasis tucked away from the wild, bustling nightlife of Montañita. Here you can relax in the sun by the pool with your new found friends and practice spanish over an ice cold cerveza or sprawl out in the shade on one of the hamocks for a well deserved siesta. Want to really submerge yourself? Try a homestay family to really submerse yourself in a rich and unique culture. Enjoy practicing your spanish with native speakers while you learn about the daily lives and activities of the coastal people of Ecuador. Not Enough? Enjoy some of the many extracurricular activities such as surf trips, school BBQs, salsa and meringue clases, diving clases, pool tournaments and volunteer work. If the school doesn´t have it..... the town will!!! If I had 4 thumbs, I would give this school four thumbs UP!!!

Visited January 2012
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MSSchool, Guest Relations Manager at Montanita Spanish School - Day Classes, responded to this review, December 4, 2013
Hola Jess! Thanks for the kind review. We agree, there are plenty of amazing things to do here in Montanita and especially at Montanita Spanish School. Trip of a lifetime for sure! Muchas gracias!
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Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“The best!”
Reviewed March 19, 2012

I have been in Montanita for 2 months and stayed at the cabanas which belong to the Montanita Spanish school and had the first 4 weeks group lessons of 4 hours a day and the last 4 weeks 2 hour private lessons. The school is runned by profesional people and they will help you with all your questions about trips, homestay, volunteer etc. The teachers are really good! In the beginning I found it difficult that the lessons were in spanish, but afterwards I can tell you that that's really a good thing! I didn't speak any spanish and now I can have conversations in spanish, which feels amazing!! The cabanas are an amazing place to stay! It's clean, there's wifi, a swimmingpool and lots of fun! But also, it's a peacefull oase in the crazyness of Montanita. Because Montanita never sleeps! I had the best time ever, learned spanish, there were a lot of activities and I would definitely go back if I have the oppertunity.

Visited February 2012
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5 Thank Nadiavdv
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MSSchool, Guest Relations Manager at Montanita Spanish School - Day Classes, responded to this review, December 4, 2013
Hola! Thanks for your awesome review. It's great to hear that you enjoyed your time here at Montanita Spanish School, and in the cabanas - "A peaceful oasis in the craziness of Montanita", you couldn't have put it any better. We look forward to seeing you on a return trip one day! Muchas gracias!
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Vancouver BC
2 reviews
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“Chill learning environment.Great People. Great Accomidations.”
Reviewed February 4, 2012

Bring small American Bills/Change. Mosquito repellent. There is no Malaria here. Enjoy yourself. There are plenty of fresh veg/fruit options here in Montanita. The surf is great.

Visited January 2012
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