CPI
CPI
CPI
CPI

CPI Playa Flamingo

(13 ratings)

Overlooking the clear waters of the Pacific, the Centre Panamericano de Idiomas (CPI) in Playa Flamingo offers high quality Spanish small group courses and private lessons in an idyllic setting. Students are offered a wide variety of activities outside of their classes and, once a month, the school holds a “cultural weekend”.

CPI has three schools in Costa Rica that follow the same teaching methods. You can take Spanish lessons in different towns but, as all of your classes are with CPI schools, you only have to pay the registration fee once. Why not start your Spanish course in Playa Flamingo and then continue in Heredia or Monteverde? This is just what Nadja Purtschert, a Swiss Olympic snowboarder, did during her trip to Costa Rica with Yalea. Find our more about Nadja's experience here.

In Playa Flamingo, everything is easily accessible on foot, and the school is only a few steps away from the beach. The modern school building is surrounded by a beautiful tropical garden and also has a basketball pitch and swimming pool.

The CPI team organizes a daily activity program including water sports, dancing and cooking lessons and visits to neighboring villages. Some of these activities are free and others are offered at a reduced price. The CPI staff can also assist you to plan your own activities and weekend excursions, if you wish. 

All the CPI teachers have a university diploma and, on average, two years of experience teaching Spanish.


School Facts

School sizebig
Classrooms30
High seasonJune - July
Snacks

Snacks

Cafeteria

Cafeteria

Student lounge

Student lounge

Library

Library

Computers

Computers

Multimedia

Multimedia

Wifi

Wifi

Garden/terrace

Garden/terrace

Student Nationalities

United States of America

39%

Canada

18%

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

10%

Germany

7%

Switzerland

7%

Netherlands

5%

Japan

4%

France

3%

Sweden

1%

Worldwide

6%

Age Distribution

Location

Centro Panamericano de Idiomas, Frente a la Marina Flamingo, Flamingo / Guanacaste, Costa Rica

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Courses

More information about different types of courses.
  • 20 standard lessons per week
  • Class length in minutes: 55
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: complete beginner - C2
  • Students per course: 4
  • Minimum age: 18
  • Material: Study material is included in the course price.
  • 27.5 standard lessons per week
  • Class length in minutes: 55
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: complete beginner - C2
  • Students per course: 3-4
  • Minimum age: 18
  • Material: Study material is included in the course price.
  • 20 standard small group lessons per week
  • 5 hours of scuba diving theory
  • 5 scuba diving sessions in the pool
  • 4 scuba diving sessions in the sea
  • PADI Certificate
  • Accommodation in a host family included
  • Class length in minutes: 55
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: complete beginner - C2
  • Students per course: 3-4
  • Minimum age: 18
  • Material: Study material is included in the course price.
  • 20 private DELE exam preparation lessons per week
  • Class length in minutes: 55
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: A1 - C2
  • Students per course: 1
  • Minimum age: 18
  • Material: The DELE study material costs depending on the level between 50 and 70 USD and needs to be paid for at the school.
  • 20 medical Spanish lessons per week
  • Class length in minutes: 55
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: complete beginner - C2
  • Students per course: max. 4
  • Minimum age: 18
  • Material: Study material is included in the course price.

Accommodation

More information about different types of accommodation
    Accommodation
  • Travel Time (on foot): 45 minutes
  • Cleaning service of common areas included
    Accommodation room
  • Minimum age: 18
  • Room facilities include: Bedding
  • Includes transfer to (and from) school
    Accommodation
  • Travel Time (on foot): 45 minutes
  • Cleaning service of common areas included
    Accommodation room
  • Minimum age: 18
  • Room facilities include: Bedding
  • Includes transfer to (and from) school
    Accommodation
  • Travel Time (on foot): 5 minutes
  • Laundry facilities available
  • Cleaning service of common areas included
  • Accommodation facilities include: Swimming Pool | Communal area/shared living room | TV | Fully equipped communal kitchen | Air conditioning
    Accommodation room
  • Minimum age: 18
  • Room facilities include: Bedding | Towels
  • Only available for two people travelling together | Includes transfer to (and from) school
    Accommodation
  • Travel Time (on foot): 5 minutes
  • Average number of students: 1-3
  • Laundry facilities available
  • Cleaning service of common areas included
  • Accommodation facilities include: Swimming Pool | TV | Air conditioning
    Accommodation room
  • Minimum age: 18
  • Room facilities include: Kitchenette | Bedding | Towels
  • Only available for two people travelling together | Includes transfer to (and from) school

Transfer

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Transfer

Airport: San José SJO
Direction: One Way
Operating Hours: 24h
Price: 118 USD
  • Transfer service: Saturday arrival, 1 night in a B&B in Heredia, Sunday transfer to Playa Flamingo
Airport: Liberia LIR
Direction: One Way
Operating Hours: 24h
Price: 90 USD

Closure Dates

Public holidays and school closure dates - contact us for more information.
2018-07-25 | 2018-08-15 | 2018-12-25 | 2019-01-01

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