2 weeks
General Spanish Course
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Santo Domingo

Best language schools in Santo Domingo (ranked based on student reviews)

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Dominican Language School

Zona Universitaria

Rating: 4.4

4.416 reviews

Rating: 4.6

Quality of teaching

Rating: 3.4

Leisure program
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The school is located in Zona Universitaria and faces the UASD (Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo), the country's biggest and most famous university. The central location of the... More

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Standard Group - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 7
FREE cancellation
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390US$ 390US$
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Most recent student reviews of language schools in Santo Domingo

Rating: 4.4

4.4 | 16 reviews

My teacher was amazing and I learned a lot in a short time.

16 April 2018
Course: Standard Group - 2 weeks
Student age: 26 years


Rating: 4.4

4.4 | 16 reviews

I really liked the general state of mind that prevails, the proximity between students and teachers. They put you at ease immediately and the atmosphere is therefore very friendly.

26 March 2018
Course: Standard Group - 2 weeks
Student age: 28 years


Rating: 4.4

4.4 | 16 reviews

The passion the faculty had for the program.
I loved the ability to be totally submerged in the culture and meeting students from all over the world participating in the program

3 September 2014
Course: Intensive Group - 1 week
Student age: 104 years

United States

Rating: 4.4

4.4 | 16 reviews

Young and motivated team, uncomplicated handling between teachers and "students"; Demanding class combined with fun

25 March 2014
Course: Intensive Group - 2 weeks
Student age: 45 years


Key Facts about Santo Domingo

Santo Domingo: Santo Domingo is one of the most interesting cities on the south-coast of the Dominican Republic. The easy life with street cafes and merengue enriches your stay here.

Mercer placed Santo Domingo in position 135 in their latest ranking of quality of life.

Population: 2,202,000

Time zone: -11h. (GMT -4)

Region: Nacional,

Currency: DOP (1 DOP = 0.0145 EUR)

Santo Domingo quality of life rating:

Rating: 4.2

4.2 (16 reviews by our former students)

Visa: Nationals from Vietnam require a visa to enter and study in Dominican Republic. Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.

universities: 26 (rankings of universities in Santo Domingo)

High season: February

Low season: January

Average course price per week (High season): 283 US$

Average course price per week (Low season): 248 US$

Cost of Living:

* 100 = prices in Ho Chi Minh City

  • Student price index excluding rent:121* (21% more expensive than Ho Chi Minh City)
  • Student price index including rent:104* (4% more expensive than Ho Chi Minh City)
  • Price index food only:96* (4% cheaper than Ho Chi Minh City)
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type A
  • Plug Type B
  • Residential voltage: 110 V
  • Frequency: 60 Hz

Arrival Airport

Las Américas International (SDQ) - 34 km. from Santo Domingo city center

Public transportation to city center:

, 70,00 RDS, minutes.

Main stops:

on demand, 180,00 USD, 50 minutes.

Main stops: Aeropuerto Santo Domingo (SDQ), Santo Domingo

Taxi: 4,340.10 DOP, 45 minutes drive to city center of Santo Domingo

Direct international flights from:
  • USA: Fort Lauderdale International, New York John F. Kennedy, New York Newark, Orlando International

Weather in Santo Domingo

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Events in Santo DomingoBest time to take a language course in Santo Domingo


February 2021Carnival in the Dominican Republic lasts for the full month of February. Santo Domingo hosts a massive parade and people dress in colourful costumes, usually representing traditional characters from local legends and religion.

Merengue Festival
Merengue Festival

May 2021Merengue, the nation's official music, has its own week-long festival in Santo Domingo. The streets and outdoor stages are filled with dancers and people wearing traditional costumes. The rhythm is everywhere and in everyone.

What to do in Santo Domingo

Alcazar de colon Museum
Alcazar de colon Museum

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