Panama and Costa Rica
During this holiday embark on exciting travels while learning Spanish! Explore the cultural richness of Panama and relax in absolute paradise at a beach in the middle of the turquoise Caribbean Sea. Adventure on and experience the rich flora and fauna of Costa Rica. All along this holiday you will travel through different spots in Panama and Costa Rica and receive 72 hours of Spanish classes.
The journey starts in the stunning metropolis Panama City. One of the highlights of your trip through Panama is the visit to the Islands of San Blas, a group of hundreds of islands in the middle of the turquoise Caribbean Sea. Furthermore, you will stay in Boquete, a small town in the green mountain highlands of Panama and the island of Bocas del Toro, a slow paced Caribbean Island group. In Costa Rica you will stay in Turrialba, a modern mountain town and a regional agricultural center. As the final highlight of your journey you will make a two day white water rafting tour on the River ‘Reventazon’ and camp one night in the middle of the jungle.
San Blas Island, Panama
Tropical beach in Costa Rica
Coast in Costa Rica
Waterfall La Fortuna, Costa Rica
Locks of Miraflores
San Blas Island
Day 1. Arrival.
Upon arrival you will be transferred to your accommodation in Panama City.
Day 2 – 4. Spanish classes.
You will receive each morning 4 hours of Spanish classes in a small group (maximum 6 students). In the afternoons you can participate in several activities:
- Visit to the Panama Canal and the locks of Miraflores
- Latin American dance class (Salsa, Cumbia or Merengue)
- Workshop Panamanian cooking
- Visit of Casco Viejo, the impressive old city part of Panama City
Day 5 – 6. San Blas island.
Stay two nights with a local indigenous family in a simple wooden house in a shared room with your fellow students. You do not have Spanish lessons here. Enjoy your time at the great Island group and relax at the Caribbean beaches. Additionally, you can choose to snorkel in the great blue water around the island.
Day 7. Panama city.
Transfer by bus and boat to Panama City.
Day 8 – 13. Boquete.
On day 8, we will drive to Boquete. From day 9, you will receive four hours of Spanish classes each morning in a small group of a maximum of six students. In the afternoons you can participate in several activities.
Day 14 – 15. Bocas de Toro island.
Transfer to the island of Bocas del Toro by bus and boat. Day trip on a Catamaran on the beautiful Caribbean Sea around the island. The best moment to relax, swim, sunbathe and snorkel.
Day 16 – 21. Spanish at the island.
Daily Spanish classes in this beautiful island. Day trips on a Catamaran on the beautiful Caribbean Sea around the island. The best moment to relax, swim, sunbathe and snorkel. On day 21, we will drive to Turrialba.
Day 22 – 25. Costa Rica.
You will receive four hours of Spanish classes each morning in a small group of maximum six students. In the afternoons you can participate in several activities.
Day 26 – 28. Rafting trip and return.
A two day rafting tour on the River ‘Reventazon’ with one night camping at the river. The first day you will raft to the campsite, where you will sleep in the middle of the jungle. After the rafting tour you can relax in a hammock and maybe even be approached by a curious toucan or two. After breakfast the next day you will continue the rafting tour until midday.
Day 28 is the final day of the vacation. You will be brought from the endpoint of the rafting tour to Siquirres. From there you will be transferred to the airport or to your next Central America destination. Contact one of our knowledgeable agents to begin customizing your tour package today.
28 days & 27 nights
$1,800 per guest
Private transportation, door to door service
27 nights hotel accommodation: hoteles carefully selected
Local certified onsite guides
Professional certified Spanish instructors
All park entrance fees
Not included: international flights, personal, travel and cancellation insurance and other expenses than indicated.
14 days & 13 nights
17 days & 16 nights
8 days & 7 nights