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

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Why Antigua Guatemala? Antigua, the once capital of the military governor of Guatemala, was founded in the early 16th century. Built 1,500 m above sea-level, in an earthquake-prone region, it was largely destroyed by an earthquake in 1773 but its principal monuments are still preserved as ruins. During three centuries time the city, which was built on a grid pattern inspired by the Italian Renaissance, acquired a number of superb monuments.
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What our students said about Antigua Guatemala

Rating: 5/5

5.0

I am certain that Antigua is one of the cities which is very safe. There are many restaurants, cafes, shops, laundries, bakeries and etc., so it is very convenient not only for students but for tourists too.

Kenji
Japan

Most recent student reviews of language schools in Antigua Guatemala

Rating: 4.3

4.3 | 21 reviews

There was a Spanish teacher named Sandra who taught us in the pre-intermediate class in a very excellent and professional way. I missed the opportunity to greet her when I left the school. I want to greet her now and thank you very much.
Many thanks to the people in charge of the international office of Maximo Nivel. They are very kind and they helped me a lot, especially thanks to Kelly.

3 March 2020
Course: Spanish Program - Group 20 - 4 weeks
Student age: 67 years

Kenji
Japan

Rating: 4.3

4.3 | 21 reviews

Well organised - extremely helpful. Also provide cheap English lessons for local people- opportunities for intercambio
All the staff extremely helpful and friendly

1 March 2020
Course: Spanish Program - Group 10 - 4 weeks
Student age: 69 years

Priscilla
England UK

Rating: 4.3

4.3 | 21 reviews

The classmates in my class from the second week to the forth
You shouldn't send any students to the houses which have a bad reputation. I had a traumatic experience because she served us rotten food.

16 August 2019
Course: Spanish Program - Group 20 - 1 week
Student age: 52 years

Mayumi
Japan

Rating: 4.3

4.3 | 21 reviews

Professionalism. Oportunity to meet local people through Tandem. Ambience of school and garden. Convenient location.
Well organised. There is opportunity to change teachers to find one that suits you. Drinking water is not and should be freely available.

6 February 2019
Course: Spanish Program - Group 10 - 4 weeks
Student age: 68 years

Priscilla
England UK

Rating: 4.3

4.3 | 21 reviews

Friendly atmosphere, excellent teacher
I learned a lot in one week.

19 June 2018
Course: Spanish Program - Group 20 - 1 week
Student age: 59 years

Ingrid
Netherlands

Rating: 4.3

4.3 | 21 reviews

The location
Do not spend on a flight ticket before you have a signed confirmation from the school that they will COMPLY with the the offer such as 4 hours group studies at your level. Take and confirm a level test BEFORE paying anything.

9 May 2018
Course: Spanish Program - Group 20 - 3 weeks
Student age: 64 years

Erik Gøtzsche
Denmark

Rating: 4.3

4.3 | 21 reviews

The tandem programme. This enabled me to meet and become friends with local people and English/Spanish language exchange.
Well organised and professional. I feel the partner travel agency could have provided more excursion options for mature travelers (other than biking / hiking). Teaching the first week not as good as the other three weeks which was excellent.

6 March 2018
Course: Spanish Program - Group 10 - 4 weeks
Student age: 67 years

Priscilla
England UK

Rating: 4.3

4.3 | 21 reviews

People are very friendly
Classes are held at times that are not always pleasant.

2 March 2017
Course: Spanish Program - Group 20 - 2 weeks
Student age: 66 years

Armand
Canada

Rating: 4.3

4.3 | 21 reviews

The school was very flexible and helpful with scheduling.

29 July 2013
Course: Spanish Program - Group 10 - 3 weeks
Student age: 24 years

Cortney
United States

What school directors said about Antigua Guatemala

Hector Navarro

Antigua is a special place where you find colonial Spanish ruins mixed with traditional Mayan customs all surrounded by cobblestone streets.

Key Facts about Antigua Guatemala

Population: 40,000

Time zone: +4h. (GMT -6)

Region: Sacatepéquez,

Currency: GTQ (1 GTQ = 0.1291 USD)

Antigua Guatemala quality of life rating:

Rating: 4.7

4.7 (22 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.

High season: October

Low season: June

Average course price per week (High season): 116 US$

Average course price per week (Low season): 127 US$

Cost of Living:
  • Big Mac price (Guatemala average):25.25 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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    Public transportation in Antigua Guatemala

    Events in Antigua GuatemalaBest time to take a language course in Antigua Guatemala

    September
    Independence Day Celebrations
    Independence Day Celebrations

    15 September 2021Celebrate Guatemala's independence from Spain with typical local dishes, music, dancing and singing. The celebrations last for several days and the locals display their patriotism by wearing the colours of the flag.

    Arrival Airport

    La Aurora International (GUA) - 22 km. from Antigua Guatemala city center

    Public transportation to city center:

    Every 240 minutes, 5,00 TL, 40 minutes.

    Main stops: Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport, Yesildere

    Every 60 minutes, 110,00 GTQ, 80 minutes.

    Main stops: Fuerza Aerea, Plaza Barrios, Guatemala City, Antigua Guatemala

    Taxi: 215 , 40 minutes drive to city center of Antigua Guatemala

      FAQ about schools in Antigua Guatemala

    • Máximo Nivel has received the best overall rating in Antigua Guatemala.
    • Máximo Nivel, located in 6ª Avenida Norte #16/16A has been voted as the school with the best location in Antigua Guatemala.
    • Students rated the activity program at Máximo Nivel as the best.
    • Máximo Nivel was rated highest for quality of teaching.
    • 'Homestay' at Máximo Nivel is the best rated accommodation in Antigua Guatemala.
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