Our staff will be at your disposal to help you with anything you may need. There is a maximum of 8 students per class, what make the lessons fruitful and dynamic. Our native teachers are specialists TSFL (Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language) with many years of experience. We organize many different social and cultural activities, like dinners, excursions or visits to museums. This will give you the chance to meet other students and native Spanish people.
* The city: Denia is a beautiful town which stands on the Mediterranean coast, between the cities of Valencia and Alicante, where the sun shines 322 days a year and the average temperature is 18º C or 65º F. It has a resident population of about 33,000, although this number rises in the summer months, when people from around the world come to visit this wonderful land.
Denia has 20 kilometers of beaches which are awarded the European Blue Flag for their water quality, infrastructure and services every year. To the north, the fine sand beaches of Les Marines; to the south, the rocky area of Les Rotes, with its spectacular coves of transparent waters.
A walking tour around Denia will take you back to ancient times and cultures. Iberian, Carthaginian, Roman, Arab and Christian architecture are symbols of the various civilizations which have peopled this privileged corner of the world. One of the most emblematic sites of historic Denia is the magnificent Castle which presides over the town.
Denia’s calendar of cultural events and festivities is one of the richest in Spain. Both visitors and locals enjoy the Carnival in February, the Fallas in March, Easter in April, Fogueres de Sant Joan (Saint John’s beach bonfires) in June, our Patron’s festivity in July, the famous Moors and Christians festival in August… and more. Catching an event or two should be part of everyone’s visit to Denia.
Denia has always been a seafaring town. Its port, its daily fish market, the fishermen’s quarter and, especially, its delicious cuisine, bring us the flavors of the Mediterranean sea. Taste all kind of rice dishes, which go beyond the famous paella, for which Denia is internationally well-known. Fresh seafood and fish, vegetables, olive oil and fresh fruit count among the main ingredients of one of the healthiest diets in the world.
The town can be reached by road, by train and even by boat! Exit 62 of motorway A-7 and highway N-332 will lead you straight to Denia from Valencia or Alicante by car or public bus. The latter, which is the capital city of the province, also has connection with Denia by train (Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat). You might even like to spend a few days in the Balearic Islands (Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza and Formentera); well, you will not need to go too far, there are daily boats departing from the Port of Denia to Ibiza and Formentera.
To give you an idea about the distances between Denia and the main towns and cities of the area, you should know that Denia is only 100km away from the two capital cities of Valencia and Alicante, only 58km away from Benidorm and around 3h 30min away (by fast-ferry) from cosmopolitan Ibiza, beautiful Mallorca and Menorca and pleasant Formentera.
Playa Dénia make the most of your leisure time and explore Denia’s surroundings: enjoy a variety of activities such as hiking itineraries to Cova Tallada, Cova del Camell, Cova de l’Aigua; tours to Cape San Antonio or Cape of La Nao; excursions to Mount Montgó Natural Park or to the Marine Reserve of Cape San Antonio.
* Accommodation: The best way to continue practicing your Spanish after your lessons and to know daily life habits of Spaniards. All host families are carefully selected to make sure you feel like at home with them. And if you stay with them, you will have the opportunity to enjoy the famous "Mediterranean cuisine" and the warmth and friendliness of Spanish people.
Your stay with a host family includes breakfast, lunch and dinner (full board). If you plan to spend the day away on a trip, for example, no problem: you just need to tell your family and they will prepare a picnic bag for you (sandwich, fruit and drink).
Most of the flats or houses included in this type of accommodation are located in the town, very near the School. However there is also accommodation available in the outskirts of the town, in the countryside or next to the beach. Please do not hesitate to tell us if you have special preference for one type of accommodation or other. We will be pleased to help you finding the perfect dwelling for you. There is a regular bus service between the town center and the beaches.
You will have an individual bedroom and the right to use the rest of the house as one more family member. Of course, you will have your own set of keys to go in and out as you please."We can also ofter you: half board (breakfast and dinner) and double room accommodation.