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4 Best language schools in Cartagena (ranked based on student reviews)

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Why Cartagena? Cartagena is a gorgeous fishing village on Colombia's Caribbean coast. The Old Town is a Unesco World Heritage site where you can find superbly preserved beauty in the century-old cobblestoned alleys, colonial stoned walls and churches. If you get tired of exploring the beautiful corners and alleyways you can take a break in one of the many leafy plazas and get to know the locals. With excellent beaches and being one of the safest parts of the country its no wonder its a popular port of call for cruise ships.
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Most recent student reviews of language schools in Cartagena

Rating: 4.3

4.3 | 11 reviews

The atmosphere and teachers' quality.
Building to be renovated, we can't see BABEL's poster from the outside...

9 March 2019
Course: Intensive Spanish Course - 1 week
Student age: 56 years


Rating: 4.3

4.3 | 11 reviews

My teacher was Louis, he is excellent in his teaching.

23 January 2019
Course: Intensive Spanish Course - 2 weeks
Student age: 33 years


Rating: 4.8

4.8 | 6 reviews

The knowledge and implementations of teaching methods was very thoughtful. Clearly they take great pride in what they do, think carefully about who they are teaching and tailor the instruction to them. The conversation class was especially good. The teacher was excellent at choosing engaging topics and including everyone in the conversation. I have 32 years experience in teaching foreign languages and even I learned, in addition to improving my Spanish, some insight as to what I may implement into my own classes.
The company is extremely helpful and their support and help doesn't stop when you leave. They check in while you are there to make sure things are going well

31 December 2018
Course: Intensive 20 - 1 week
Student age: 61 years

United States

Rating: 4.3

4.3 | 11 reviews

The teacher was very nice and we had fun and laughed a lot (in addition to learning, of course;) )
Especially for Cartagena. A sign at the entrance would be very helpful for the first day to find the school

4 December 2018
Course: Intensive Spanish Course - 1 week
Student age: 27 years


Rating: 4.3

4.3 | 11 reviews

Teacher, methodology
Lessons on the 1st day were lost due to a bank holiday! Unfortunately no leisure activities were offered - too bad!

28 November 2018
Course: Intensive Spanish Course - 1 week
Student age: 50 years


Rating: 4.8

4.8 | 10 reviews

Friendly staff, professional teacher, various activities.
The credit card machine did not work so that should fixed.

29 October 2018
Course: Standard Course - 2 weeks
Student age: 49 years


Rating: 4.8

4.8 | 6 reviews

The teaching staff - all excellent and supportive
Not Enforex, but Neuva Lengua; very strong on verbs and verb structures; I found they were weak on vocabulary. Seemed to be an assumption that we all knew the vocab we would need, but that is not the case for many students

24 August 2018
Course: Intensive 20 - 3 weeks
Student age: 63 years


Rating: 4.3

4.3 | 11 reviews

My teacher Luis, who was very good and knowledgeable!

14 February 2018
Course: Intensive Spanish Course - 1 week
Student age: 35 years


What school directors said about Cartagena

Cartagena is a dynanic city,with a great history which offers students the opportunity to discover life in Colombia on the Caribbean coast.

Key Facts about Cartagena

Population: 953,000

Time zone: +5h. (GMT -5)

Region: Bolívar,

Currency: COP (1 COP = 0.0003 USD)

Cartagena quality of life rating:

Rating: 4.6

4.6 (28 reviews by our former students)

Visa: 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.

High season: February

Low season: May

Average course price per week: 230 US$

Cost of Living:
  • Big Mac price (Colombia average):14,310.42 COP (36% cheaper than in USA)
    Mains electricity:
    • Plug Type A
    • Plug Type B
    • Residential voltage: 110 V
    • Frequency: 60 Hz

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    What to do in Cartagena

    San Felipe de Barajas Castle
    San Felipe de Barajas Castle

    Arrival Airport

    Aeropuerto Internacional de Crespo (CTG) - 4 km. from Cartagena city center

    Public transportation to city center:

    Taxi: 20125 COP, 10 minutes drive to city center of Cartagena

      FAQ about schools in Cartagena

    • Enforex has received the best overall rating in Cartagena.
    • Enforex, located in Callejon Ancho Calle 28 # 10B – 52, Barrio Getsemaní has been voted as the school with the best location in Cartagena.
    • In Cartagena the following courses are offered specifically for business Spanish: Medical Spanish.
    • Schools in Cartagena offer specific preparation courses for the following exams: DELE.
    • In Cartagena there are course packages where you can learn the following activities: Spanish & Dancing, Spanish & Yoga, Spanish & Cooking, Spanish & Sports.

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