2 weeks
General Spanish Course
Accommodation (optional)

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

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Interested in language travel to other cities? Have a look at Spanish language schools in other cities in Costa Rica such as Heredia, Jaco Beach, La Flor, Manuel Antonio, Nosara, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, San Jose, Tamarindo Beach, Turrialba or see our list of all schools in Costa Rica. You may also want to consult options outside Costa Rica for learning Spanish.
Why Samara? Samara Beach offers a laid-back vibe and beautiful beach setting appealing to just about any visitor. Its not crowded, its not loud, its not in your face and it has all the comforts that you might enjoy while on holidays. There is a good selection of restaurants, cute boutiques, yoga retreats and an abundance of tours and activities. On the surface it's just a laid-back beach town where the sea is calm and beautiful. It's not spectacular, its low-key and mellow. Be careful, many people living here now only came visiting on vacation, but the longer you stay the less likely it is that you´ll leave.
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What our students said about Samara

Rating: 5/5


Samara is very nice compared to San Jose: there are no barbed wires around the houses. Still it would not be wise to wander around night time.


Most recent student reviews of language schools in Samara

Rating: 4.8

4.8 | 9 reviews

Being able to start any week, location, teachers, lessons.

19 April 2021
Course: Standard Course 20 - 2 weeks
Student age: 32 years

United States

Key Facts about Samara

Population: 2,000

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

Region: Guanacaste,

Currency: CRC (1 CRC = 0.0016 USD)

Samara quality of life rating:

Rating: 4.3

4.3 (9 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.

universities: 11 (rankings of universities in Samara)

High season: January

Low season: April

Average course price per week (High season): 311 €

Average course price per week (Low season): 272 US$

Cost of Living:

* 100 = prices in New York

  • Student price index excluding rent:43* (57% cheaper than New York)
  • Student price index including rent:28* (72% cheaper than New York)
  • Price index food only:35* (65% cheaper than New York)
  • Big Mac price (Costa Rica average):2,442.32 CRC (31% cheaper than in USA)
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type A
  • Plug Type B
  • Residential voltage: 120 V
  • Frequency: 60 Hz

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Events in SamaraBest time to take a language course in Samara

Guanacaste Day
Guanacaste Day

25 July 2021On this day, Costa Rica celebrates the annexation of the region of Guanacaste. It is a very happy day with parades and dancers on the streets, horse pageants and cattle shows. People re-unite with their family and friends for this celebration that can last an entire week!

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