Habla Espanol?

Learn Spanish with one of the
longest running Spanish programs in Costa Rica.

AEC Spanish Institute-Costa Rica designs unique, holistic one of a kind language programs for the individual student or family unit. From our one-on-one instruction to our online classes that  start before you enter Costa Rica and continue after your visit. With over 70 combined years of designing family, children, teen summer camps, medical, nursing, and custom high school programs our staff can work with any of your interests.

AEC-Costa Rica has four locations, Playa Dominical, Arenal, Turrialba and Tamarindo that bring the diversity of Costa Rica to your fingertips. Our experienced staff is dedicated to extending your language skills while introducing you to the diversity of Costa Rica to create a once in a lifetime experience.


With the most diverse locations in all of Costa Rica a truly unique, immersive experience awaits.
Our patient and nurturing teaching staff and our world renowned adventure staff create lifelong learning experiences for all who attend.

The Learning Centers

We have three campusues located throughout Costa Rica. Study the language and explore the land with AEC Spanish Institute in Costa Rica!
A.E.C offers full immersion Spanish programs at three unique campuses located in Costa Rica.
We are the region’s most diverse and unique Spanish language institute and it’s our goal to provide quality Spanish programs for all ages.

Arenal, an epic landscape!

Arenal provides a unique language experience. A truly one on one language program surrounded astounding beauty of Arenal.

Turrialba, immerse yourself!

Experience full language immersion in Turrialba. Live in an area that only speaks Spanish and experience the real Costa Rica.

Dominical, the real Costa Rica!

Playa Dominical is on Costa Rica’s stunning Pacific Coast. Study Spanish in a setting that is unique to any in all of Costa Rica.