Learn Spanish in Havana

Havana, a paradise where a vibrant culture thrives within a stunning backdrop of colonial architecture, is a wonderful place to learn and practice Spanish. Courses are given by professional and experienced teachers and range from complete beginner to advance. Staying with a Cuban host family offers students the chance to fully embrace and appreciate this wonderful culture, and is a fantastic way to rapidly learn Spanish as the daily practice will most certainly perfect your language skills. Exploring the streets, enjoying the endless list of cultural activities, will connect you with the friendly locals who are famous for their enthusiastic personality and are always keen for a chat.

“If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his own language, that goes to his heart.”
‒NELSON MANDELA

1. LEARN SPANISH & DANCE

(2 WEEKS PROGRAM: ONE WEEK IN HAVANA & ONE WEEK IN TRINIDAD)

Spend two weeks in Cuba and immerse yourself in the Spanish language while learning what Cubans do best: dance. Lessons are given by professional and experienced teachers, and skills are enriched through cultural activities giving an overall, genuine Cuban learning experience.

PACKAGE INCLUDES:

  • Flight JNB /HAV /JNB
  • Apt Transfer in & out
  • Welcome meeting & orientation upon arrival
  • Walking Tour on first day
  • 7 nights’ accommodation at Home Stay in Havana including breakfast & lunch
  • 15 hours intensive Spanish lessons per week and 5 hours structured dance lessons per week in Havana
  • Bus from Havana to Trinidad
  • Welcome meeting & orientation upon arrival
  • 7 nights’ accommodation at Home Stay in Trinidad including breakfast
  • 10 hours intensive Spanish lessons per week and 5 hours structured dance lessons per week in Trinidad
  • Bus from Trinidad to Havana

START DATES: FLEXIBLE START DATE

DORM: FROM R 41, 500 PER PERSON (MAX. 6 PAXS PER ROOM)

SINGLE: FROM R 44, 000 PER PERSON

2. LEARN SPANISH, DANCE & CULTURE

(2 WEEKS PROGRAM: TWO WEEKS IN HAVANA WITH A MIX OF DANCE AND CULTURAL ACTIVITIES)

What better way to appreciate the fascinating Cuban culture and genuine hospitality than spending time with an authentic Cuban family in a ‘Casa Particular’? After breakfast, your days will begin with Spanish language learning classes and in the afternoons, you will have time to explore the city and all of its rich colonial past and beauty. The busy two-week program will keep you constantly engaged with the Cuban way of life, and will give you the opportunity to truly appreciate this vibrant, unique culture.

PACKAGE INCLUDES:

  • Flight JNB /HAV /JNB
  • Airport Transfers in & out
  • 14 nights’ accommodation at Home Stay in Havana including breakfast & lunch
  • 15 hours intensive Spanish lessons per week, twice weekly dance lessons, three times weekly cultural sessions
  • One escorted trip to the beach and a two-night trip to Viñales Valley

START DATES: FIRST & THIRD MONDAY OF EVERY MONTH 2016:

5TH & 19TH SEPT, 3RD & 17TH OCT, 7TH & 21ST NOV, 5TH & 19TH DEC

DORM: FROM R 42, 750 PER PERSON(MAX. 6 PAXS PER ROOM)

SINGLE: FROM R 45, 250 PER PERSON

3. LEARN SPANISH, DANCE, CULTURE & VOLUNTEER

(6 WEEKS PROGRAM: 4 WEEKS IN HAVANA AND 2 WEEKS VOLUNTEER PROGRAM IN PLAYA GIRON)

Make your Cuban experience that much memorable and meaningful by connecting with locals in one of several volunteer programs. The 6-week Spanish and Volunteer program incorporates the best of the Learn Spanish, Dance & Culture program, and offers a chance to learn about and appreciate the colourful Cuban history and their culture, all while making a positive difference in their lives.
Program includes conservation and community work at Punta Perdiz ‘Campismo’ on Cuba’s south coast next to Playa Giron, as well as a variety of interesting community projects in Old Havana.

PACKAGE INCLUDES:

  • Flight JNB /HAV /JNB
  • Airport Transfers in & out
  • 31 nights’ accommodation at Home Stay (shared) in Havana including breakfast & lunch
  • 15 hours intensive Spanish lessons per week while in Havana, 2 hours of dance lessons per week & three times weekly cultural sessions during first two weeks in Havana & volunteering activities in the afternoon the last 2 weeks in Havana
  • Two escorted trips to the beach and a two-night trip to Viñales Valley during last full weekend
  • 11 night’s accommodation at Home Stay (shared) in Playa Giron including breakfast & lunch
  • Two week volunteer placement at Punta PerdizCampismo (including transport)
  • Does not include price of entry into museums.

START DATES 2016: OCTOBER 3RD

START DATES 2017: JAN 2ND, MARCH 6TH, APRIL 3RD, 1ST MAY, 3RD JULY, SEPT 4TH, & NOV 6TH

DORM: FROM R 69, 500 PER PERSON

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