8 or 11 days
Playa Tamarindo, with extension to Arenal Region and San José
Make friends from around the world at EF’s International Language School in Costa Rica. Located near Playa Tamarindo’s beautiful beach, the campus is the perfect place to work on your students’ Spanish language skills. Improve in reading, writing and conversation; practice with native speakers; and develop a deep understanding of Costa Rican culture.
  • Day 1: Fly to Costa Rica

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

  • Day 2: Playa Tamarindo

    Visit Rincón de la Vieja National Park

  • Day 3: Playa Tamarindo

  • Day 4: Playa Tamarindo

    Take an excursion to Santa Cruz and Guaitil

  • Day 5: Playa Tamarindo

    Take a crocodile boat tour

  • Day 6: Playa Tamarindo

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Horseback riding in Tamarindo

    Horseback riding in Tamarindo

    Venture into the lush forests of Tamarindo and see the area’s diverse flora and fauna up-close on this optional excursion. Whether you’re a skilled equestrian or completely new to horseback riding, this excursion is a unique opportunity to see another side of Costa Rica. Note: Long pants are recommended.

  • Day 7: Playa Tamarindo

    Attend the Certificate Presentation

    Enjoy free time in Playa Tamarindo

  • Day 8: Depart for home

Add 3 more days

  • Day 8: Arenal Region

    Travel to the Arenal region

    Enjoy the hot springs

  • Day 9: Arenal Region

    Hike to La Fortuna Waterfall

    Take a kayaking trip on Lake Arenal

  • Day 10: Arenal Region • San José

    Visit INBioparque

    • Ecosystem exhibits and trails
  • Day 11: Depart for Home

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  • Day 1: Fly to Costa Rica

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

  • Day 2: Playa Tamarindo

    Visit Rincón de la Vieja National Park

  • Day 3: Playa Tamarindo

  • Day 4: Playa Tamarindo

    Take an excursion to Santa Cruz and Guaitil

  • Day 5: Playa Tamarindo

    Take a crocodile boat tour

  • Day 6: Playa Tamarindo

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Horseback riding in Tamarindo

    Horseback riding in Tamarindo

    Venture into the lush forests of Tamarindo and see the area’s diverse flora and fauna up-close on this optional excursion. Whether you’re a skilled equestrian or completely new to horseback riding, this excursion is a unique opportunity to see another side of Costa Rica. Note: Long pants are recommended.

  • Day 7: Playa Tamarindo

    Attend the Certificate Presentation

    Enjoy free time in Playa Tamarindo

  • Day 8: Depart for home

Add 3 more days

  • Day 8: Arenal Region

    Travel to the Arenal region

    Enjoy the hot springs

  • Day 9: Arenal Region

    Hike to La Fortuna Waterfall

    Take a kayaking trip on Lake Arenal

  • Day 10: Arenal Region • San José

    Visit INBioparque

    • Ecosystem exhibits and trails
  • Day 11: Depart for Home

Interested in learning more about this tour?

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Study Spanish in Costa Rica
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Amazing Fun

Costa Rica was amazing, and I would recommend this to any student/teacher willing travel to learn the culture! It is worth every cent! :) ...
JamieS64 / Student traveler
Greensburg, Pennsylvania / Posted on November 15, 2013

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Everything you get

This all-inclusive global experience gives students the chance to explore the world–all at an unbeatable value.
  • Airfare & transportation

    Your flights—covered. Buses, trains, cruise ships, ferries and subways—covered. We take care of getting you around so you can enjoy the ride.

  • Hotels

    Safe, comfortable hotels with private bathrooms will be waiting for you at your destination.

  • Meals

    Traditional breakfasts and dinners bring local flavours to life as part of your tour experience. Lunches are left for you to discover new favourite dishes of your own.

  • Entrances

    Rincón de la Vieja National Park; Crocodile Boat Tour; With extension: Hot springs; Kayaking; La Fortuna Waterfall; INBioparque

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your dedicated Tour Director is with your group 24/7, providing deep local insight while handling all on-tour logistics.

  • Expert Local Guides

    Your expert local guides add cultural insight and global perspective on your sightseeing tours.

  • weShare—Personalized Learning

    Our personalized learning experience engages students before, during and after tour, with the option to create a final, reflective project.

  • Continuous Support

    Your dedicated EF team helps you every step of the way—from recruiting and enrolling travellers to planning and managing your tour.

  • 24-hour Emergency Service

    Travellers and their families can count on EF’s dedicated emergency service team.

  • Worldwide Presence

    EF has over 500 schools and offices in more than 50 countries worldwide so wherever you go, we’re there too.

  • Peace of Mind Program

    Feel secure knowing your group can change their destination or travel dates due to unforeseen circumstances.

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