At CRLA you will have the opportunity to:

Learn our language, explore our country, move to our rhythm,
join a volunteer project, experience our way of life, make new friends, and much more...

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Spanish courses offered year-round.
Start your Spanish immersion program anytime.
Design your own program with diverse Spanish classes and schedules.

Trip Advisor certificate of excellence 2016


The Costa Rican Language Academy is a Costa Rican owned and operated Spanish school, ensuring an authentic experience, both in terms of language instruction and culture.

Since 1989, we have provided Spanish programs for over 20,000 students.
Our Spanish immersion courses are designed to meet the individual needs of each Spanish student. We provide multiple Spanish courses and various programs for you to make the most of your time and enjoy Costa Rica.

Spanish courses offered year-round.
Start your Spanish immersion program anytime.
Design your own program with
diverse Spanish classes and schedules.


CRLA students have the opportunity of contributing to make a tangible difference in our world and to leave something positive for future generations.

Spanish students at CRLA in Costa Rica
Cultural activities in Costa Rica
Homestay program in Costa Rica