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Spanish Ya

Calle Rio Escondido | From UNO Gas Station 100 mts north, San Juan del Sur 48600, Nicaragua
+505 8898 5036
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A great place to learn Spanish

My wife and I moved to San Juan del Sur 2 years ago and learning Spanish was high on our list of... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2017
San Juan del Sur
Life changing!

I had the best experience with Spanish Ya -ALL of the teachers and most importantly my Claudia! I... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2017
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Spanish Ya, is a Spanish language school in San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua. Our Spanish school offers weekly programs that include 20 hours of Spanish lessons, home-stay in private rooms with bathroom (this is from Sunday to Sunday morning, on site at the school or with a host family), three meals every day, purified water, and, also three afternoon activities during the week. Living with a Nica family, you will be immersed in a Spanish environment where you will have the opportunity to integrate into the community and use your Spanish in varied real-life situations.
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Calle Rio Escondido | From UNO Gas Station 100 mts north, San Juan del Sur 48600, Nicaragua
+505 8898 5036
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

My wife and I moved to San Juan del Sur 2 years ago and learning Spanish was high on our list of priorities. We orginally chose Spanish Ya because of their location off the busy streets and their competitive pricing. We also liked that they...More

1  Thank Orquideadelsur
Reviewed 15 March 2017

I had the best experience with Spanish Ya -ALL of the teachers and most importantly my Claudia! I already have plans to return this Fall for more classes-my spanish increased so much and I experienced the city in a genuine and amazing way!!

1  Thank sarapar1186
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Great Spanish school! The school is outside, in the shade, and everything is arranged very well. The staff is super friendly, my teacher was amazing and helped me improve a great deal in just 3 weeks. Yahaira speaks great English and is willing to help...More

Thank JoeyWW92
Reviewed 8 March 2017

I attended a couple of weeks of classes at Spanish Ya last year with my son and we reattended again this year for three weeks of classes. The teachers are first rate and the school is well run . I expect we will be back...More

Reviewed 1 March 2017

My twin eleven year old sons and I attended classes at Spanish Ya for 5 weeks. The individual instruction along with fun activities made our Nicaraguan experience incredible. We did not have any prior Spanish experience and all three of our teachers were extremely patient,...More

1  Thank Anna Z
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Three weeks of Spanish classes and I learned a lot and had fun. One on one training every morning, lovely staff, and the other students were entertaining to boot. They offer some fun excursions and activities a few times a week. They put me up...More

2  Thank MelindacycleTO
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Spend 2 weeks in this wonderful Spanish school with my girlfriend. I had Dinorah as a teacher, and I sure that she is one of the better teachers in this school. Since my girlfriend and I are medical students, we prefer a systematic learning approach....More

1  Thank Roald U
Reviewed 19 October 2016

This was an amazing experience! The school is well organized and run very effectively. I appreciated that every day there was a clear lesson plan and homework and that everything built off of each other. I also loved the adventures in the afternoon to different...More

Thank Bri C
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

My son and I spent 2 weeks in SJDS. My son has had 1 year of high school Spanish and I have had 4 plus one year of college (several years ago). I was so impressed with Spanish Ya. Their method of teaching is extremely...More

1  Thank surfland_boulder
Reviewed 18 August 2016

I spent three weeks, four hours daily and it was just great. My teacher, Dolores was fantastic. She found the right mix between grammar, discussions and other way to teach me Spanish in a way I sometimes was not even aware she was teaching me....More

1  Thank FabFabFabFab
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6 March 2017|
Response from RayofSun | Property representative |
Hola Marcia! Yes, I did receive it with no problems, thank you very much for sending your payment. We are looking forward to meeting you soon!
24 February 2017|
Response from SpanishYa | Property representative |
Hola Candance! Thank you very much for following up through here, yes, I did receive your deposit, and I just sent a email confirming that. I am looking forward to meeting you personally. Yajaira