Spanish School Pura Vida | Puerto Viejo – Costa Rica

Learn Spanish, make friends and enjoy paradise

Welcome to Spanish School Pura Vida!

Avenida 67, Limon, 7304 Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica

"Live the latin experience through Spanish Language"

More than 10 years teaching

The best place to learn spanish in costa rica

When we say Spanish school Pura Vida is located in the best place of Costa Rica, we mean it.

Our school is located in Puerto Viejo, a natural paradise surrounded by exuberant tropical jungle, endless beaches, national parks and a unique world of animals, birds and plants along the marvellous Caribbean Coast.

Here you will meet people from all over the world, go on all types of adventures and of course learn Spanish with the help of our professional teachers who love what they do.

Enjoy all the adventures Puerto Viejo has to offer!

Enjoyin beautiful beaches in Puerto Viejo
Learn Spanish, make friends and enjoy paradise

Here is why you should learn Spanish with us

Group lessons at Spanish School Pura Vida

Live the language, make friends, go on adventures...

Yes we understand you, you want to learn Spanish, but you are also after the best experience you can possibly get while you are in Costa Rica. Learning spanish is key to that. You will be able to understand the latin culture in a whole new level, talk to locals, make local friends and above all, enrich your travel.

By the same token, it is also important to have company on the journey, fellow travellers and adventure seekers to share experiences with.

Join our school, meet great people, discover fascinating places and learn a lot of useful spanish to have a great adventure. When you come to Spanish School Pura Vida you will find all that!

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What we offer

Student learning

Quick learning

At our school you will learn by experiencing instead of sitting in front of a chalkboard all day long. Our goal is to have you actively living the language and using your skills in real situations.

Experienced Teachers

Our teachers just love what they do. Whether you are an absolute beginner or just trying to brush up on your Spanish. Our teachers will tailor the learning experience to your needs.

Small Groups

We keep our groups between 3-6 students so that you get an almost personalised experience. we make sure no one is left behind.

Variety of adventures

Not only do we study hard but we also have a lot of fun. Whether we go kayaking, surfing or sightseeing. Be sure you won't run out of adventures.


Get to know fellow adventurers

Beacuse great people make experiences greater. You'll have the chance to meet other students, enrich your learning experience and share adventures together.


Unique accommodation

You can stay at our hotel, request for homestay or even find your own accomodation. You choose. In any case, wherever you stay, you will enjoy nature like never before.

What Our

Students Say.

"If you want to learn Spanish in a nice ambience, this is the right place. In the shortest time I've learned just as much as in 3 years of school and furthermore I've seen a lot of the surroundings during various excursions. Moreover Luis and Almut were great hosts and very courteous. I'm looking forward to come back one day!"
"Excellent teaching method in which you learn quickly. The teachers are very kind and helpful. Very grateful to Spanish School Pura Vida"
Merle Jhonson
"Great teachers and a great quiet environment to learn Spanish. Really have a structured way of teaching and are absolutely open for the requests I had. Luis has been so helpful, also in planning my onward trip. Thanks!"
Paul Verboven
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