Jaco Beach

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Last revision/update: 07 July 2020
Academia Tica, Jaco Beach
|School Size:

Rating: 4.6/5.0

4.6/5.07 reviews
Quality of teaching:

Rating: 4.7/5.0

Social activity and excursion program:

Rating: 4.3/5.0

Intensive Course - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 6
FREE cancellation
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620US$ 589US$
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Spanish - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 5
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654US$ 622US$
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Most recent student reviews of language schools in Jaco Beach

Rating: 4.6/5.0

4.6/5.0 | 7 reviews

The learning system and kindness of the teachers.
You are doing the right thing by choosing Academia Tica. A perfect organization!

22 March 2019
Course: Intensive Course - 4 weeks
Student age: 23 years


Rating: 4.6/5.0

4.6/5.0 | 7 reviews

They have very small group classes to ensure you are learning at the appropriate level. This was really great and made me feel like I was really getting what I needed from the course. Also, everyone was super nice. :)

29 October 2018
Course: Intensive Course - 2 weeks
Student age: 39 years

United States

Key Facts about Jaco Beach

Jaco Beach: Jacó is a beautiful, energetic beach town that’s situated just two hours from Costa Rica’s capital. Its known for its carefree party atmosphere and exceptional aquatic activities. If you want to spend time in an area bustling with animated nightlife and friendly locals this is the place to be. Jacó lies between several mountains, and is neighboured by the beaches and only 35 kilometres to the north you'll find the Carara National Park, recognised for its exuberant wildlife and dense rain forest. The beach is known for the best surfing opportunities and is perfect for both beginner and experienced surfers

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

Region: Puntarenas,

Currency: CRC (1 CRC = 0.0017 USD)

Jaco Beach quality of life rating:

Rating: 4.3/5.0

4.3/5.0 (7 reviews by our former students)

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.

High season: January

Low season: March

Average course price per week: 384 US$

Cost of Living:
  • Big Mac price (Costa Rica average):2,296.42 CRC (31% cheaper than in USA)
    Mains electricity:
    • Plug Type A
    • Plug Type B
    • Residential voltage: 120 V
    • Frequency: 60 Hz

    Arrival Airport

    Juan Santamaría International (SJO) - 61 km. from Jaco Beach city center

    Public transportation to city center:

    Every 10 minutes, 700,00 CRC, 250 minutes.

    Main stops: Juan Santamaría International Airport, San José + San José, Jacó, Cantón Garabito

    Taxi: 670 CRC, 90 minutes drive to city center of Jaco Beach

    Direct international flights from:
    • USA: Fort Lauderdale International, Houston George Bush Intercntl., Los Angeles International, New York Newark, Orlando International, Washington Dulles
    • United Kingdom: London Gatwick
    • Canada: Toronto Pearson International

    Weather in Jaco Beach

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      FAQ about schools in Jaco Beach

    • Academia Tica has received the best overall rating in Jaco Beach.
    • Academia Tica, located in Calle Naciones Unidas No.15 has been voted as the school with the best location in Jaco Beach.
    • Academia Tica was rated highest for quality of teaching.
    • 'Homestay' at Academia Tica is the best rated accommodation in Jaco Beach.
    • You can take courses for just 1 week. For significant progress opt for longer durations.
    • Students rated Jaco Beach with 4.3 stars out of 5.
    • In Jaco Beach electricity is 120 Volt and 60 Hz. Plug type A, B.
    • Best airport to arrive to in Jaco Beach is Juan Santamaría International (61.9 km from city center). See information about all arrivals and airport information for Jaco Beach.
    • In Jaco Beach there are course packages where you can learn the following activities: Spanish & Surf, Spanish & Yoga.
    • 589US$ for 2 weeks is the lowest price for a Spanish course in Jaco Beach. The average cost of a language course in Jaco Beach is 360US$ per week.
    • Students rated the activity program at Academia Tica as the best.

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