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La Mariposa Spanish School and Eco Hotel

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“learn spanish”(52 reviews)
“local community”(61 reviews)
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Reviewed 7 June 2014

We spent 4 nights in a homestay and took classes. The experience was wonderful beginning with pick up at the airport. The family we stayed had two bedrooms for us and were so hospitable. Although our time was short at the school, it was maximized...More

1  Thank Idaho4
Reviewed 21 May 2014

During my recent trip to Nicaragua, visiting La Mariposa had not been part of my original plan. But I am so so glad I did!! After a rather disappointing visit to Granada (it is a beautiful town, but very touristy and less charming than I...More

3  Thank byoungi
Reviewed 20 May 2014

My stay at La Mariposa was one of the most unique experiences of my life. I could tell from the email responses I got prior to my arrival that people there really care. And from the moment I arrived that is what I experienced -...More

1  Thank Jacalyn2014
Reviewed 19 May 2014

We had a wonderful two weeks stay at La Mariposa. We were a bit unique in that we had our 3 year old daughter with us. When she didn't warm up to her first teacher, they immediately matched her with another one, whom she loved....More

1  Thank ArtPen
Reviewed 18 May 2014

Had a fantastic month long stay at La Mariposa from late January to late February 2014. To put in context - I am a 23 year old secondary teacher from the UK, female, was travelling alone, and came with good but rusty to Spanish, having...More

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Airport Transportation
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US$20 - US$35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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HHinMexico
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
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fromquebec
12 February 2016|
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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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"Eco-hotel room w. private bathroom was nice, but I highly recommend a homestay experience."
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"The eco-room is next to the monkies and the tucans, so you will feel a part of the jungle!"
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"Stay with a host family, it is a great way to learn more Spanish and more about the community!"
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"Eco hotel or homestay ..."
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