Prices and Registration

Prices and Payment

Only have one day in Heredia? Sign up for private lessons for as little as one hour or as many as you like!


YOUR ADVANTAGE FOR 2015: Start in HEREDIA with a MINIMUM OF ONE WEEK SPANISH CLASSES AND HOMESTAY and receive a FREE AIRPORT PICKUP (SJO). Continue in SÁMARA and pay ONLY $295 for each additional week of classes at our beach campus.

DOWNLOAD OUR PRICES 2015 AT THE END OF THIS PAGE!

 

Prices 2014

Price List For: 
January, 2014 - December, 2014
Group Spanish Classes
(20 hrs/wk):
1 Week: $ 315.00 USD
2 Weeks: $ 590.00 USD
3 Weeks: $ 855.00 USD
4 Weeks: $ 1,080.00 USD
After 4 Weeks: $ 240.00 USD
Group Spanish Classes and Homestay
1 Week: $ 483.00 USD
2 Weeks: $ 926.00 USD
3 Weeks: $ 1,359.00 USD
4 Weeks: $ 1,752.00 USD
After 4 Weeks: $ 408.00 USD
Family Homestay
1 week: USD 168.00
(7 nights, single room, breakfast, dinner & laundry)
Additional nights: 25.00 USD
(early arrivals/ late depts, up to max 4 nights, otherwise weekly rate applies)
24/7 Total Spanish Immersion Program
Per Week: 1,130.00 USD
Private Classes
1 Person: 27.00 USD
Semi-privates (2 students): 40.00 USD
3 People: 60.00 USD
*10 private lessons: 250.00 USD
*10 semi-private lessons: 375.00 USD
*10 private group lessons: 550.00 USD
Please note: *In Heredia offered year-round. In Sámara during high season offered on a space-available basis!
Volunteer Program
Placement Fee: 99.00 USD
Lodging & Spanish classes not included, please inquire for prices and placement options.
One-time Donation Fee: $50 - $100 - depending on project. Lodging and transport fee very per placement.
Teen Spanish & Volunteer Adventure Camp
Per 2-week session: 1,300.00 USD
Sessions: Jun 21 - Jul 5 and/or Jul 5 - 19; incl. all classes, chaperones, lodging, meals, activities, in-country travel and excursions. Ages 13-17.
Spanish & Surf (Sámara only)
per lesson (2-5 surf lessons): 30.00 USD
per lesson (10 lessons or more): 27.00 USD
Exclusive price when combined with at least 1 wk of group classes or with 10 private Spanish classes!
FURTHER SPANISH IMMERSION PROGRAMS

Groups, 50+, Business & Academic Programs for Universities and High-Schools:

Spanish & Travel for Universities / High schools
Semester / Year-round Academic Credit programs
Business Spanish, Medical Spanish and other areas
Please contact us for more details!
German Bildungsurlaub:
1 Week: 615.00 USD
2 Weeks: 1,140.00 USD
San José (SJO) Airport Pickups
SJO to Heredia (with min. 1 wk Heredia Homestay): FREE
STANDARD: Transfer from SJO to SJ bus station + bus ticket to Sámara: 75.00 USD
SPECIAL: Pickup from SJO + 1 night w/ Heredia family + transport to SJ bus station + bus ticket to Sámara: 100.00 USD
Liberia (LIR) Airport Pickups
LIR airport to Sámara campus: 110.00 USD
per additional person at same time (up to max 4): 15.00 USD
per person group rate, 7-10 pax: 40.00 USD

 

*Packages private classes / week: During high season offered on a space-available basis at our Samara Beach Campus! In Heredia offered year-round!

Click here to read the
Intercultura Cancellation and Refund Policies

 

NOTE: Please see NATIONAL and SCHOOL HOLIDAYS at the end of this page, for the days on which classes will not be held at Intercultura. There are no discounts for the weeks that contain a closed day. Those which fall on weekends do not affect your stay. Holidays that fall between Tuesday and Thursday may be moved to Friday in order to give a long weekend. Homestays are not affected.

Check with your telephone provider before arrival to determine if your particular telephone is compatible and open to use with Costa Rican SIM cards.  SIM cards are available at the Juan Santamaría International (SJO) airport and at local telephone offices.  Bring your phone and have your own local number!

ACTIVITIES: Included free of charge for all language students

  • Latin dance classes
  • Latin music and cooking classes
  • Spanish film night
  • Arts and Crafts classes
  • Lectures/'tertulias'
  • 'Intercambios' (language exchanges) with local students
  • Monthly cultural events (see our Events Calendar)
  • Internet access, WiFi
  • Use of tour/travel planning resources
  • Yoga (Sámara campus only)

OTHER:  Although we offer access to travel planning resources and an experienced tour guide for free to our students, actual weekend excursions, tours and additional cultural activities are offered at a small cost.  Friends and family are welcome to join us for these when space permits.

 PAYMENT METHOD:  All prices are listed in U.S. dollars. Program fees may be paid upon arrival at Intercultura in US dollars, Euros, Costa Rican colones, Visa or Master card, or in advance with a wire transfer. PLEASE NOTE: Traveler’s cheques and money orders are no longer accepted in Costa Rican shops and services. We recommend bring a Mastercard, Visa credit/debit card or American Express, or prepaid debit card instead, as these are widely accepted throughout the country.

To send a wire transfer for your program payment, please use the following information:

1. Beneficiary: Centro de Idiomas Intercultura S.A.
2. Account number: 200-02-004-501251-0
3. Bank beneficiary: Banco Nacional de Costa Rica
4. SWIFT: BNCRCRSJ
5. Calle 6, Avenida 6 Heredia, Costa Rica
6. Reference: YOUR NAME (YOU MUST INCLUDE YOUR NAME FOR YOUR PAYMENT TO BE CREDITED)

Once the wire transfer has been made, please send a copy to accounting@interculturacostarica.com and info@interculturacostarica.com. * Note: The student will be responsible for any additional bank fees or wire transfer fees in addition to the language study program cost.

Please note that per-week prices are discounted for longer stays, providing all weeks are registered and paid for at the beginning of the program. Extensions during the 1st four weeks that are made after the program has begun will not be given discounted rates, but will be charged at the basic 1st-week rate. After the first 4 weeks, however, additional weeks are offered at a discounted rate.

NOTE: Reservations will be guaranteed with a credit card number or a 20% deposit via wire transfer. No refunds are given after the program has begun, except in the case of a documentable emergency, in which case 50% of the unused portion of the fees may be returned at the discretion of the administration.

START DATES:  Classes start every Monday, except for Christmas/Easter, or if Monday is a National Holiday, in which case classes will start on the Tuesday.

 

Prices 2015

San José (SJO) Airport Pickups
SJO to Heredia (with min. 1 wk Heredia Homestay): 
FREE

 

Emergeny & Family Numbers for our Samara Students


911
is the general emergency number

Sámara Police Station

Tel:  00 (506) 2656-0436

Air-Evacution

Tels: 2201-7036 / 2286-1818 / 2286-4848

 

Red Cross (Nicoya)

Tel:  00 (506)2685-5458

Hospital de la Anexión (Nicoya)

Tel:  00 (506) 2685-8400

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Prices 2014

San José (SJO) Airport Pickups
SJO to Heredia (with min. 1 wk Heredia Homestay): 
FREE

 

*Packages private classes / week: During high season offered on a space-available basis at our Samara Beach Campus! In Heredia offered year-round!

Click here to read the
Intercultura Cancellation and Refund Policies

Spanish School Calendar

National Holidays
The following dates are national holidays in Costa Rica, during which classes will not be held
at Intercultura. There are no discounts for these days. Homestays are not affected by the
holidays. Those which fall on weekends do not affect your stay. Holidays that fall between
Tuesday and Thursday may be moved to Friday in order to give a long weekend. If a holiday
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Refund Policy for Spanish Courses

 

 

Intercultura Language School Cancellation and Refund Policies

 

 

Cancellations prior to start of Spanish program:

Groups: Read more »

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