2 weeks
General Spanish Course
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Santo Domingo de Heredia

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Rating: 4.0

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Rating: 4.2

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Rating: 2.5

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Don Quijote / Academia Columbus accredited by ALTO (Association of Language Travel Organisations) Don Quijote / Academia Columbus accredited by NAFSA (Association of International Educators)

The Don Quijote / Academia Columbus Santo Domingo de Heredia school is located in the picturesque town of Santo Domingo de Heredia, just 5 km (3 miles) from the capital city of San Jose....

Intensive 20 - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 8
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603US$ 576US$
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Rating: 4

4.0 | 4 reviews

The school is nice and quiet for studying.

26 December 2018
Course: Intensive 20 - 2 weeks
Student age: 67 years


Rating: 4

4.0 | 4 reviews

Students from all over the world contribute to a very nice atmosphere!
great school, unfortunately only moderate organisation. But still the stay was great!

6 August 2012
Course: Intensive 20 - 3 weeks
Student age: 18 years


Rating: 4

4.0 | 4 reviews

Super nice teachers and host family. Lesson structuring

3 May 2011
Course: Intensive 20 - 3 weeks
Student age: 27 years


Key Facts about Santo Domingo de Heredia

Santo Domingo de Heredia: Santo Domingo de Heredia is a charming colonial town surrounded by beautiful landscapes. It’s fantastic location is only a short distance south of Heredia and not far from the capital San José, making it very accessible. The location is so fantastic that you can choose whether you want to catch the sunrise and swim in the Atlantic ocean on some days, or watch the sunset over the Pacific on others. The architecture and churches are breathtaking examples of 19th-century construction and the city is best enjoyed on foot.

Population: 6,000

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

Region: Heredia,

Currency: CRC (1 CRC = 0.0016 USD)

Santo Domingo de Heredia quality of life rating:

Rating: 3.8

3.8 (4 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: March

Low season: November

Average course price per week (High season): 370 US$

Average course price per week (Low season): 255 US$

Cost of Living:
  • Big Mac price (Costa Rica average):2,409.46 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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    Arrival Airport

    Juan Santamaría International (SJO) - 9 km. from Santo Domingo de Heredia city center

    Public transportation to city center:


    Every 5 minutes, 4140,00 CRC, 120 minutes.

    Main stops: Juan Santamaria Airport, Alajuela + Alajuela, Cantón Alajuela, Heredia + Heredia, Santa Rosa

    Taxi: 13.349 CRC, 20 minutes drive to city center of Santo Domingo de Heredia

    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

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