Spanish Courses/ Special 5% off in San José/Costa Rica

  • San Jose
  • San Jose
  • San Jose
  • San Jose

Maximo Nivel School:


Our Partner Spanish institute opened its doors to public in Costa Rica in 2006. The school’s offices in San Jose, Costa Rica, are located in the district of San Pedro, just 5-10 minutes by taxi from the center of San Jose and just a 5-minute walk from three of San Jose's major universities. The offices have been designed focusing on the needs of the clients and staff. They provide modern computers running Windows and MS-Office and high-speed Internet connections including office-wide WiFi access 7 days a week. Large screen LCD TVs with digital satellite service are located in the common areas. Every classroom is equipped with comfortable chairs, whiteboard, and a cassette and CD player. Free snacks and coffee/tea are provided every morning.


Why learn Spanish in San Jose?


Located in the Central Valley, San José is the seat of national government, the focal point of political and economic activity and the major transportation hub of this Central American nation. San Jose offers an excellent selection of both traditional Costa Rican food and international fare. Delicious and inexpensive local meals can be enjoyed at a number of restaurants and at the central market. At nighttime a large variety of restaurants, casinos, and dance clubs as well as some good places to relax and listen to either traditional or modern music open their doors to its visitors. For adventurous spirits San Jose has also a lot to offer: Bungee Jumping, Canopy touring, hiking, biking, rafting, kayaking are just some of the outdoor adventures one can enjoy in a beautiful natural scenery.

a)   Small group classes


- 2-8 people per class

- great balance between personalized attention and strong base for discussion and conversation practice.

- groups composed by people with similar learning needs

- classes take place either in the morning or in the afternoon

- Levels: Basic to Advanced

- start every Monday


b)   Private classes


- specially tailored to specific needs and interests

- most intensive and fastest way to learn Spanish

- recommended for people with specific needs (conversation only, survival Spanish…)

- flexibly arranged by hours

- Levels: Basic to Advanced

- can start any day of the week

- also specially tailored advanced university courses in literature, history, culture… available


c)    Super intensive course


- 6 hours per day

- most effective when combined with family-stay in Guatemala to maximize speaking time

- recommended for university students, business professionals and people who want maximum gains in the least amount of time

- Levels: Basic to Advanced taught in group and private classes

- also specially tailored advanced university courses in literature, history, culture… available





The school organizes tours to the breathtaking Manuel Antonio National Park - a small National Park in the Central Pacific Conservation area, located on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica, 132 km south from the national capital San José. Established in 1972 it is nowadays the destination of around 150,000 visitors annually and well known for its beautiful beaches and hiking trails. In 2011, Manuel Antonio was listed among the world's 12 most beautiful national parks! Experience one of the world’s most impressive landscapes, many amazing white sand beaches and lush foliage amidst great mountains and forests – pure and beautiful nature! This place combines excellent climate and scenic beauty with a large land and marine biodiversity and a lot of attractions and outdoor activities!


Host Family:


Family-stays are all with pre-approved families and include breakfast and dinner Monday through Sunday. Generally shared rooms with a shared bathroom are available, but private rooms and bathrooms can be booked for an additional charge.  Guests are free to come and go as they please, but they must respect the routine and rules of the family. All family-stays are within walking distance (10-25 minutes) or within a 5-minute taxi/bus ride from the Máximo Nivel office. Sharing the home with a guest family while learning Spanish will offer a true and authentic culture immersion and definitely be a once in lifetime experience!



*Accommodation options can be customized to suit your individual needs and preferences. If you want another type of accommodation, please contact us directly. We will be happy to personalize your booking. 

The school is closed due to public holidays. Spanish classes will be rescheduled.


January 1, Easter Thursday and Friday, April 11, May 1, July 25, August 2, August 15, September 15, October 12 and December 25. During the holidays, the school is closed and does not give refunds except during Easter week, the school refunds one day of class.

We offer a 5% discount on all courses for our participants of CW Abroad. 

No surprises! Here's the total price, incl. all fees and sales taxes:


Duration Group Course (20 classes/week)  Private (10 classes/week) Homestay/Half Board
1 week 333 1169 185
2 weeks 665 2338 370
3 weeks 998 3507 555
4 weeks 1169 4676 665
Additional week 333 285 165



-No separate registration fee

-Classes have a duration of 60 minutes

-Prices include level test, city tour, class materials and Wifi internet connection at the school

-Group courses can be started every Monday throughout the whole year

Booking a Spanish course is very easy and will not take you long to complete.  Please complete our application form and let us know what kind of course do you want to book. 

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you require any further information.  We will be pleased to assist you. Contact us at: or call us at:


ARG : +54 11 5199 5458

UK : +44 020 3290 6238

USA : +1 917 267 8828