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Best language schools in Guatemala (ranked based on student reviews)

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#1 Antigua
reviews: 24|
schools: 2
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#2 Monterrico
schools: 1
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#3 Antigua Sacatepequez
schools: 1
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Máximo Nivel

Among the Top 20% most popular Spanish schools in Guatemala in the last 12 months Average student rating for this school was the best or in the top 20% among all schools in Guatemala

Rating: 4.3

4.321 reviews
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School accredited by ALTO (Association of Language Travel Organisations) School accredited by NAFSA (Association of International Educators)

Located in the heart of La Antigua, just three blocks from the Central Plaza. More

Spanish Program - Group 20 - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 8
FREE cancellation
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240US$ 228US$
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Learn Spanish & explore Antigua while enjoying a hammock-swinging coastal village with Guatemala's best ocean beach!... More

Learn Spanish - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 12
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
Includes accommodation -
740US$ 722US$
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Monterrico Adventure

Santa Rosa
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The setting of Monterrico is one of the finest on the Pacific coast. It sits at the heart of the Biotopo... More

Learn Spanish - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 12
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
Includes accommodation -
740US$ 722US$
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La Unión Spanish School

Antigua Sacatepequez
Close to the ruins of San Francisco

This school is committed to providing the highest quality language instruction with high quality Spanish lessons and a... More

General Spanish 20 (Morning course) - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 1
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
350US$ 333US$
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Key Facts about Guatemala

Guatemala, famous for its indigenous Maya influence, is filled with great cities, volcanoes, beaches and mountains. The rich Guatemalan culture and the warmth of its people will surely make your language travel experience an unforgettable one. See the ruins of El Mirador and Tikal, the old churches in Antigua or go climbing. Party at a large national holiday or a small area festival, which are often rooted in Guatemalan religious traditions and take delight in the traditional dances during those great fiestas. Drink a 'boj' or eat the popular fiesta dish 'Sak ik'.

Population: 13,551,000

Capital: Guatemala City

Time zone: GMT -6

Currency: GTQ (1 GTQ = 0.1289 USD)

Telephone country code: +502

Guatemala quality of life rating:

Rating: 4.7

4.7 (24 reviews by our former students)

Visa: Nationals from USA require a visa to enter and study in Guatemala. Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.

Largest cities in Guatemala:

  • 1. Guatemala City: 1,000,000
  • 2. Mixco: 470,000
  • 3. Villa Nueva: 400,000
  • 4. Petapa: 140,000
  • 5. San Juan Sacatepequez: 140,000

universities: 11 (rankings of universities in Guatemala)

Cost of Living:
  • Big Mac price (Guatemala average):25.29 GTQ (43% cheaper than in USA)
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type A
  • Plug Type B
  • Residential voltage: 120 V
  • Frequency: 60 Hz

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    FAQ about schools in Guatemala

  • Máximo Nivel was rated highest for quality of teaching.
  • 'Homestay' at Máximo Nivel is the best rated accommodation in Guatemala.
  • You can take courses for just 1 week. For significant progress opt for longer durations.
  • In Guatemala electricity is 120 Volt and 60 Hz. Plug type A, B.
  • In Guatemala there are course packages where you can learn the following activities: Spanish & Cooking, Spanish & Dancing.
  • 228US$ for 2 weeks is the lowest price for a Spanish course in Guatemala. The average cost of a language course in Guatemala is 135US$ per week.
  • Students rated the activity program at Máximo Nivel as the best.
  • Máximo Nivel has received the best overall rating in Antigua.
  • Máximo Nivel, located in 6ª Avenida Norte 16/16A, Antigua has been voted as the school with the best location in Guatemala.

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