A Guide to Studying Spanish in Antigua

If you are looking to learn Spanish in Guatemala then we highly recommend going to Antigua. There are no shortage of Spanish language schools in Antigua and hundreds of people from all around the world study here every year. Antigua has unique colonial buildings and there are language schools located throughout the city, some have been open since the 1970's! 

On our guide to taking a Spanish language course in Antiga you can find recommendations for courses, schools and also book a course.


Top Reasons to Study Spanish in Antigua

  • Antigua is a National Monument of Guatemala, a Monument of the Americas and a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Antigua is very small for a city and you will be able to reach everywhere on foot
  • Courses are very affordable
  • There is a warm climate
  • Friendly locals
  • Good location for exploring the rest of the country
  • One of the safest cities in the whole of Latin America


Types of Spanish Courses in Antigua

There are a range of Spanish courses for learners of all levels perfect for beginners, professionals, travelers, volunteers and families/children. 


Course Dates & Schedule

You can join courses every month of the year, there is no best time to learn and courses stay the same price throughout the year. 



There are short and long term Spanish courses in Antigua which can be arranged any trip or holiday. Most students study from Monday to Friday and then use the week nights and weekends to relax, make friends or explore new places. There are classes fro 3,4,5,6 and 7 hours per day.



You will find nearly all Spanish teachers in Antigua are native Spanish speakers and have year of experience instructing foreigners.



You can choose from:

  • Homestay
  • Hostel
  • Hotel
  • Appartment



You can expect to pay around £125 - £250 (US$180 - $300) per week. Usually you will need to pay for accommodation seperately.


Top Places to Study

  • Antigüeña Spanish Academy
  • Don Pedro de Alvarado Spanish School
  • Christian Spanish Academy
  • Proyecto Lingüístico Francisco Marroquín
  • Escuela de Español Tecun Uman
  • La Unión Spanish School
  • Probigua Spanish Academy
  • Spanish Academy Sevilla


Antigua Spanish School Reviews

Have you ever been to learn Spanish in Antigua? Would you like to share your expeirence or review a language course or school? Contact us today.