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    La Mariposa Spanish School and Eco Hotel

    De la Cancha, 200 metros al sur, 50 al este | San Juan de la Concepcion, Masaya, Nicaragua
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    “local community” (60 reviews)
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    Reviewed 18 May 2017

    April 2017, I concluded my 4 weeks and 3 days of lessons at La Mariposa Escuela De Español, Masaya, Nicaragua. It was my 2nd time visiting the school, and the only Spanish instruction I have received in my life. I learned a lot, but I...More

    2  Thank Brian D
    Response from paulettelamariposa, Owner at La Mariposa Spanish School and Eco HotelResponded 3 June 2017

    Hey Brian....amazing that you took time out of your Nicaraguan travels to write what is practically an essay on your time here. We appreciate the amount of detail and we will always remember you too!! Hope you get to come back some day.

    Reviewed 8 May 2017

    To be honest I came to La Mariposa because of the outstanding reviews and indeed they were all well deserved. If I could give 6 stars I would. We came with our 7 and 9 year old-in part for the Spanish but in greater part...More

    Thank Travelingdogvet
    Response from paulettelamariposa, Owner at La Mariposa Spanish School and Eco HotelResponded 3 June 2017

    Thank you for this...yes I should like to reinforce the bug repellent recommendation! Especially at this time of year they can be a real nuisance...not necessarily mosquitoes but noseeems as well!! And you are quite right we really do like to receive feedback...preferably of the...More

    Reviewed 2 May 2017

    We just got back from a great week at La Mariposa with 4 kids (we were two families, so my son and his friend and my friend's two kids). The 3 kids lived in the homestay which was only a 5-10 minute walk from the...More

    5  Thank VTwelltravelled
    Response from paulettelamariposa, Owner at La Mariposa Spanish School and Eco HotelResponded 3 June 2017

    Thank you very much for this review...glad you all enjoyed your week and especially that the homestay worked out well. Just a note on the Friday Granada trip....it is designed (as it says in our activity guide) as an evening out, a chance to have...More

    Reviewed 29 April 2017

    I spend two months at La Mariposa – and really couldn’t have imagined a better place for my stay. Spanish (classes and host stay) Starting from a beginners level, each morning I had two hours of grammar and two hours of conversation classes – both...More

    2  Thank carolinapK7363XS
    Response from paulettelamariposa, Owner at La Mariposa Spanish School and Eco HotelResponded 3 June 2017

    Thank you Carolina for this review...it was an absolute delight to have you here and I am glad your Spanish progressed so well! And, yes, La Mariposa is founded on the philosophy that ideas which come from the community, which of course includes students, are...More

    Reviewed 21 April 2017

    I was a little nervous about taking high schoolers (juniors and seniors) to Nicaragua (or anywhere else), but this experience turned out to be incredible for everyone. The Spanish classes were excellent (top-notch tutors), the excursions to local sites informative, the staff amazingly helpful. The...More

    Thank obrien573
    Response from paulettelamariposa, Owner at La Mariposa Spanish School and Eco HotelResponded 3 June 2017

    It was great having you both here with your group......and also we are grateful for all of the help you have given us over the past few months. We look forward very much to hosting you next year!!

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    8 November 2016|
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    Response from paulettelamariposa | Property representative |
    Dear Christine This is Paulette, the director of La Mariposa. It is important to be clear what we are talking about! Chagas does not exist here nor has there been a case of malaria for 15 years. La Concha, population over... More
    12 February 2016|
    Response from Marc A |
    Hi Teri, Paulette doesn't do the day-to-day administration of booking, she has a team of people doing that for her. They can be reached at lamariposaspanishschool06@gmail . com Enjoy!
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