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Experiencia Spanish & Surf School, Puerto Escondido, Mexico


Rating: 4.0/5.0

Andador Revolución 21 - 71980 Puerto Escondido - see on map

What we like about the school

  • Great location just one block from the beach.
  • Every afternoon free organized leisure activities for adults

What we dislike about the school

  • Nationality mix could be more balanced. 60% of students are from Germany

Location: Experiencia Spanish & Surf School is located in the beach-side, coastal city of Puerto Escondido, in Oaxaca, Mexico. Praised for its paradise-like beaches and renowned for its surfing, Puerto Escondido is a fantastic location to enjoy the warm weather and the beach. The school is located a couple of blocks from the water's edge of the Playa Principal, with several amenities, eateries, restaurants, bars, supermarkets and attractions nearby.

Course selection: As the school name suggests, courses are available in conjunction with surfing lessons, over various schedules and intensities. General Spanish programmes, without surfing, are also available. All programmes are available with accommodation, allowing for a full-immersion experience.

Accommodation: Experiencia Spanish & surf school can provide accommodation in homestay facilities within local families and residential accommodation one block from the beach, in the heart of Puerto Escondido.

Getting around: Taxis are always available, and public transportation is just two blocks from the school.

Social and cultural: The school has an active social calendar, including salsa lessons, yoga and cooking lessons. Experiencia Spanish & Surf Puerto Escondido enjoy providing activities that promote Mexican Culture and nature, on a budget.

Additional information: Experiencia was founded over 45 years ago with the mission of providing the best education in Spanish and integrating them into Mexican culture.
  • The language school Experiencia Spanish & Surf School was founded in Puerto Escondido, Mexico in 2010.
  • Legal name / parent company: Experiencia School Escondido
  • Tax registration ID: RFC:ESP160809K60

Spanish Courses

General Language
Language Plus Activity
Information for all courses offered by Experiencia Spanish & Surf School
Comments about courses

Daily workshops (salsa classes, Mexican food, etc.) are included with all Spanish courses.

Lesson duration
50 minutes
School's administrative fee
100.00 US$
Level test
A test to assess your exact language level takes place before the start of the course via an online form.
Days without class
In 2022 (including national and regional bank holidays):
01 Jan. 2022, 03 Feb. 2022, 16 Mar. 2022, 10 Apr. 2022, 01 May 2022, 16 Sep. 2022, 20 Nov. 2022, 25 Dec. 2022.
School policy regarding bank holidays:Full number of lost classes are made up
Course material
Generally course material has to be purchased by the student. The costs of course material will be approximately 20 US$ per course level.

Our price includes

  • INCLUDED Organized activities
  • INCLUDED Internet access and use of school computers
  • INCLUDED Free certificate of course attendance
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test at first day of classes
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test before arrival
  • INCLUDED For adult courses: every afternoon free organized leisure program
Note: All courses offered by Experiencia, Puerto Escondido can be reserved online with LanguageCourse.Net. In case a course is not listed above, just let us know.

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  • Bedroom in Puerto Escondido
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  • Accommodation
  • Bathroom
  • Single room
    Single room7/45
  • Interior
  • Surfboards
  • table tennis
    table tennis10/45
  • Hallway
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  • Student lounge
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  • Terrace
  • Studying at Experiencia Spanish & Surf School
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  • Presentation
  • Outdoor lesson
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  • Experiencia Spanish & Surf School grounds
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  • Exploring Puerto Escondido
    Exploring Puerto Escondido20/45
  • Surfing in Puerto Escondido
    Surfing in Puerto Escondido21/45
  • Excursions
    Excursions 22/45
  • Streets of Puerto Escondido
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  • Experiencia Spanish & Surf School students surfing
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  • Experiencia Spanish & Surf School van
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  • Students at the beach
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  • Student
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  • Chill Out Area
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  • Students relaxing
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  • Kitchen area
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  • Group
  • Chill Out Area
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  • Class
  • Accommodation in Puerto Escondido
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  • Bedroom
  • Shared bedroom
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Experiencia Spanish & Surf School

“Spanish lessons integrated into the Mexican culture: workshops, cultural activities and sports, assuring an unforgettable learning experience.”
Accreditations and Quality seals
Preferential Terms in Case of Visa RefusalAIPEC
Spanish teacher qualifications
100% hold a university degree
100% hold a recognised language teaching qualification
Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school)
First day of course
Students should arrive at 7:55
School Size
Offer for returning students
You will be refunded/waived the school's administration fee If you already attended previously a course at Experiencia Spanish & Surf School and you book here.
Payment methods accepted for payments made directly to the school
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General school facilities

  • Cafeteria

  • Kitchen for student use

  • Fridge for student use

  • Library

  • Daily press

  • Free after-class access to language learning software

  • Lounge

  • Garden

  • Balcony / terrace

  • Student support desk

  • Copy machine

  • Printer for student use

  • Table tennis

  • Free water dispenser

  • Free WIFI

  • Free parking

  • Classroom equipment

    • TV in most classrooms

    • Ample natural light in all classrooms

    Number of classrooms: 8
    Number of public PC workstations: 2

Student Age / Nationality

Average number of students
In summer:15
Throughout the year: 20
Minimum age of students
17 years
Average number of levels
Adult courses In summer: 99
Adult courses Throughout the year: 99
Junior courses In summer: 99
Junior courses Throughout the year: 99
Average age of students
In summer: 23 years
Throughout the year: 23 years

Top student nationalities

Age of students

Airport transfer

Optional airport transfer
Puerto Escondido International Airport:
12 US$ one way
24 US$ return (both ways)

Visa Documents

Nationals from USA do not require a visa to study short term courses up to 180 days.
Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.
Nationals from countries that require a visa will receive documents from the school, related to booking confirmation, which is required for the visa application.
Full payment of all fees required before school dispatches documents required for visa application
Express shipment fee (via courier)
45 US$
Free shipment via regular mail
Preferential cancellation terms in case of visa refusal
School agreed that students booking online on this site will benefit from preferential cancellation fees in case of visa refusal, and in this case will never exceed EUR 180.

Leisure activities

activity possible
Football (soccer)
Horse riding
Table Tennis
Leisure programme for adults (sample):
 Sample of activities for adults (PDF)
Sample of activities for adults (PDF)




Rating: 4.0/5.0

Overall school rating of
Experiencia Spanish & Surf School, Puerto Escondido
2 authentic reviews from students who reserved with us
Location of the school

Rating: 4.0/5.0


Rating: 4.0/5.0


Rating: 4.0/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 2.0/5.0

Course quality / Progress in language

Rating: 3.0/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 3.5/5.0

Shared Flat (apartment)

Rating: 5.0/5.0



Experiencia Spanish & Surf School Brochure (PDF)
Experiencia Spanish & Surf School Brochure (PDF)


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    FAQ about Experiencia Spanish & Surf School, Puerto Escondido

  • Yes, students taking Spanish lessons only can join the yoga sessions. Regarding accommodation, in each shared dorm, we can place 4 students.
    Flora from Experiencia Spanish & Surf School
    Mar 22, 2022
  • Yes. The school offers pickup from Puerto Escondido International Airport (12 US$)
  • Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at Experiencia Spanish varies from 1 students (Private 15) to 5 students (Standard 25)
  • 100% of teachers at Experiencia Spanish & Surf School hold a university degree. 100% hold a recognized language teaching certificate.
  • The highest Nationality percentage at Experiencia Spanish & Surf School comes from Germany with a 60% representation, followed by students from Switzerland (13%) and USA (5%).
  • Yes, there is an exclusive discount that only applies when booking online here.
  • Experiencia Spanish & Surf School offers courses from 17 years to 99. Average age is 23 during the summer and 23 for the rest of the year.
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