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El Paraiso Spanish School - Colombia

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Key Information:
Class Size: 1 - 5 people
Destination: Colombia  
Specialty: High School Abroad
School Season: Academic year, Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter
Languages Used in Teaching: Spanish
Min Price: 320 US Dollar (USD) per week
Max Price: 445 US Dollar (USD) per week

El Paraíso Spanish Language School is located in the municipality of Dosquebradas in the región of Risaralda 5 minutes from the City of Pereira. Dosquebradas is surrounded by two regional parks; Serranía del Alto del Nudo and the Parque Natural Las Marcadas. In the Regional Park La Marcadas are walkways that can be covered on foot or on horseback. Here one can observe more than 70 species of birds.

Pereira is the capital city of the Coffee Region, city of culture and tradition. Also known as the “city without doors”. In Pereira there is the Zoo of Matecaña one of the best zoos in America. Nearby one can find National Park with the Otún lagoon and the Saint's Isabel snow-capped mountains. These are places where many sports of adventure can be practiced.

Faculty Information:
El Paraíso Spanish Language School is located in the municipality of Dosquebradas in the región of Risaralda 5 minutes from the City of Pereira. Dosquebradas is surrounded by two regional parks; Serranía del Alto del Nudo and the Parque Natural Las Marcadas. In the Regional Park La Marcadas are walkways that can be covered on foot or on horseback. Here one can observe more than 70 species of birds.

Pereira is the capital city of the Coffee Region, city of culture and tradition. Also known as the “city without doors”. In Pereira there is the Zoo of Matecaña one of the best zoos in America. Nearby one can find National Park with the Otún lagoon and the Saint's Isabel snow-capped mountains. These are places where many sports of adventure can be practiced.

Other Activities:
An evening walk along the beautiful city of Pereira and a visit the various museums and parks:
- Museum of Art
- Museum of the Gold Culture Quimbaya,
- Museum of Natural Sciences:
- Zoo Matecaña
- National park del Café
- Botanical gardens.

Once per month you have the opportunity to experience a “typical Colombian night" to connect with our culture and folklore.

Adventure and tours

Colombia is a fantastic place to practice everything you wish to do outdoors: mountains, snow-capped mountains, beaches, forest, deserts and more. In the area surrounding Pereira you will have the opportunity to visit the National park with snow-capped mountains, where you can climb in a true paradise.

You enjoy do canopy or rafting and kayaking the Barragan river on a 8 km trip at level 3. If you like the cañoning, it is also available. You can take an approximately 20 minute flight in parapet and for the students looking for a more relaxing activity; they will be able to relax in one of the different thermal baths of the zone or in an ecological area.

Note: these tours are not included but can be reserved through the school at a discount.

Facility Information:
Indoor classrooms, yard, bathrooms, cafeteria, library.

- Mini Group 20 hours per week
- Private Class 15 or 20 hours per week
- Combination Class (4 hrs in a mini group plus private lessons)
- Spanish and Dance (Choice of Spanish program plus private dance lessons)
- Spanish and volunteer
Choice of Spanish program plus a volunteer program
- Cultural Workshops: offered free to all interested students in one hour segments 3 times per week. Topic of conversation is chosen by students.
- Children's Programs: available for children as of the age of 6 years old, please inquire.

Member discount:
10% discount for InfoHub customer.  Request a free gift certificate.

Notes:
Price Includes:
- Tuition
- Registration fees
- Textbook and materials
- Home stay including 2 meals per day, laundry
- One cooking class
- Dance class once a week
- Cultural activities once a week (i.e.: theatre, typical colombian music, disco)
- Organized weekend visits to places of interest such as museums, National Park and thermal baths (cost of admission and local transportation not included)
- Placement examination prior to start of classes
- Free break time refreshments
- Certificate of attendance.

Supplier Information
Location: Costa Rica
Joined InfoHub: Jun 2005
Client Request Served: 20

Our Spanish Language School is distinguished by it's determination to provide exciting education through adventure, culture, and language learning. Students are eligible to receive academic transfer credit through an accredited U.S. college for an additional fee. We are located in Manuel Antonio National Park...

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