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Stunning setting, terrific teaching

I “studied Spanish in paradise” for three weeks at ILPE and left relaxed and confident in a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Oakland, California
Great lessons

I took a 5days lessons. It was useful lesson for whole my Latin America trip. I got confident to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Puerto Escondido Spanish Language School offers the best quality Spanish lessons, cooking lessons, salsa dance lessons & surf lessons, as well as a variety of onsite accommodation options: homestays with local families, bungalows on the school...more
Carretera Costera S/N | Colonia Marinero, Puerto Escondido 71980, Mexico
+52 954 582 2055
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I “studied Spanish in paradise” for three weeks at ILPE and left relaxed and confident in a foundation of Spanish that I will build on in the months to come. My bungalow overlooked Zicatela beach and an ever-changing sunset that I had such fortune to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I took a 5days lessons. It was useful lesson for whole my Latin America trip. I got confident to speak Spanish which I hadn't learnt before. Decent price with real nice teacher:) Highly recommend this school!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our recent stay and study at ILPE was wonderful and will most likely be the highlight of our 5 month trip. I recommend staying for more than a week if you can, we only stayed for one as we had already booked our flight out...More

Thank Byron O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My month experience at ILPE as a 23 year old women from California was a incredible. The school itself is located in the top surf spot of Mexico overlooking the ocean. The teachers are very helpful and accommodate to your knowledge of Spanish and go...More

Thank Natasha D
Reviewed 9 September 2018

I recently spent a week staying and studying at ILPE and I wish I had stayed longer! The location of the school is incredible (only a 3 minute walk down to the beach). There are also great views of the ocean from the school/bungalows. The...More

Thank BackPacker813944
Reviewed 28 August 2018

As a mature age Australian woman of 71 years I found attempting to learn another language for the first time quite a challenge. However, I found my patient, kind, professional teacher to be of the highest quality. Also, the environment in which the Language School...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

We loved our time at ILPE. We spent one week living on the school grounds - a fantastic location close to the beach, town, public transport and many places to eat! The wifi was consistently good and Brian and Mary made us feel very welcome,...More

Thank GoPlaces612362
Reviewed 12 August 2018

We loved our time at ILPE. Due to our own time constraints, we only managed to fit in three lessons but it's amazing how much you learn in so little time. Special shout out to our teacher, Ricardo, who was extremely patient. We had been...More

Thank Alexandra D
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

I stayed for one month at this wonderful place and took 4h of lessons a day. The spanish classes were excellent and the teachers adapted the content to your level and individual needs. The surrounding of the school is so beautiful! Flowers and plants everywhere...More

Thank Ilona S
Reviewed 2 August 2018

I spent a month at ILPE. I took two sessions of private lessions (2-21/2 hours each) per day. I worked with four different teachers. Time went by rapidly; conversations were rich even with my intermediate Spanish. Ricardo helped me clear up a lot of misunderstandings....More

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21 September 2018|
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Response from A C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, very safe! No violent incidences as in the typical news. No cartels in that area. The school is secure. Always wise to keep valuables out of sight as is the case anywhere you go.
Linda S
14 July 2016|
Response from Brian V | Property representative |
Hola Linda, Instituto de Lenguajes is primarily a Spanish language school but we also offer Latin dance lessons, cooking lessons, art classes and the highest quality surf lessons available. We provide a variety of... More
27 October 2015|
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Response from Brian V | Property representative |
Sure we can tailor your classes to your specific needs or profession: travel, medical, education, business...