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Spanish Language Schools in Guatemala

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Top Destinations: Antigua Guatemala (city thumbnail)

4 language schools in Guatemala from 133US$ for a 1 week Spanish course

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Information 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: 17,248,000
Capital: Guatemala City
Time zone: GMT -6
Currency: GTQ (1 GTQ = 0.1289 USD)
Telephone country code: +502
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
Visa: Nationals from USA do not require a visa to study short term courses up to 90 days. Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.
Visa requirements data last updated on 04 Jun. 2024 (Source)
For the most up-to-date visa information please consult with the embassy or consulate of Guatemala in your country. List of embassies and consulates of Guatemala on the official website - Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores de Guatemala.
Cost of Living:
  • Big Mac price (Guatemala average): 26.07 GTQ
    (35% cheaper than in USA)
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type A
  • Plug Type B
  • Residential voltage: 120 V
  • Frequency: 60 Hz

Q&A - Questions and answers about Guatemala

  • What I would recommend is a combination of group and private, for example, 20 group lessons per week, combined with 5 or 10 private lessons per week (1 or 2 private lessons per day). That way, you can pay extra attention to the areas you struggle with and have space to ask questions that may not have had room for during the group course. If you only want to book private lessons, I recommend a maximum of 10-15 private lessons per week, as our brains often cannot absorb more.
    Robin Rebecca Pietersma, LanguageCourse.Net - Jan 15, 2024
  • Yes! It's totally possible to organize it for you and it's also possible to include a special message from you if you wish. Let us know what type of programme you would like to book, the duration of the course, and the range of dates and we will be happy to help you with.
    Ana Carolina Dos Santos, LanguageCourse.Net - Dec 21, 2022
  • In Antigua Guatemala, the average temperature varies from 24-27°C year-round.
    Ana Carolina Dos Santos, LanguageCourse.Net - Nov 17, 2022
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