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Habla Ya Spanish Courses & Ecotourism

Central Avenue, Los Establos Plaza 20 - 22, Boquete 0413, Panama
+507 730-8344
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HablaYa is a great school. I've taken in Bocas and here in Boquete. I've had 5 different teachers... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2017
Pamela T
via mobile
Wonderful school, great teachers!

I just returned from my fifth trip to Boquete and each time I studied at Hablaya. I've always been... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2017
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Why just learn Spanish? Live your Spanish learning experience! Learn Spanish in Boquete, a charming town and a dream setting place full of friendly faces and exciting adventures. Have the time of your life and live the most amazing Spanish learning experience! Habla Ya Panama Spanish School, Panama's premier Spanish school, is one of the top specialist Spanish training institutions in Central America and one of the leading providers of Spanish courses in Latin America.
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  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Central Avenue, Los Establos Plaza 20 - 22, Boquete 0413, Panama
+507 730-8344
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Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

HablaYa is a great school. I've taken in Bocas and here in Boquete. I've had 5 different teachers. Every one of them has been excellent. I highly recommend all of the 3 locations!

Thank Pamela T
Reviewed 16 April 2017

I just returned from my fifth trip to Boquete and each time I studied at Hablaya. I've always been pleased with the quality of the teaching staff. I am a language teacher myself so I'm picky! I recently had Leidys as a teacher and highly...More

Thank thetis551
Reviewed 1 April 2017

I should have taken this class last year when I traveled to Boquete! In three short weeks I learned enough words and phrases to begin actually communicating. I'm far beyond the typical hello, goodbye, and thank you. I've learned key phrases and verbs, and I'm...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 26 March 2017

I spent two weeks in Boquete trying to advance my B1 level to B2. Both Leidys and Eduardo were excellent. Leidys was friendly, funny and worked hard to help me with my listening skills. The school worked hard to rearrange my classes and my teachers...More

Thank Greg1982
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Hiiii I had my one week course with Tamara Nieto in Boquete.. it was my second week of the spanish course.. She helped me alot.. First week ı had the problem with the grammer and she went over all the grammer the way ı could...More

Thank Tugbapa
Reviewed 8 March 2017

I spent three weeks in Boquete and two weeks in Bocas del Toro taking classes at Habla Ya. I had five different instructors in a mix of group and private classes, and I really appreciated the different styles of each one. (They also spoke with...More

1  Thank Lise D
Reviewed 6 March 2017

i was a student at hablaya in boquette, panama, in february of 2017... i am an older student (male, 70), so my needs were different... i was very happy with my stay and experience there and recommend it to others... BOQUETA -- this is a...More

1  Thank harderr2017
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

I spent several weeks studying at Habla Ya in Boquete, Panamá. I have taken classes in Spanish before, both in a small group setting and private classes. I am happy to say that my teacher in Boquete, Eduardo, was excellent. I had him for group...More

1  Thank Russ K
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I recently spent four weeks escaping a cold Canadian winter attending Habla Ya Spanish schools in Boquete and Bocas del Toro in Panama. As a retired educator and school administrator I had high expectations and I was not disappointed. Even though many of the students...More

1  Thank Ladorna
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We spent 5 weeks with Habla Ya in their 3 locations in Panama and attended a so called Minigroup, which means that it was only us two and the teacher. 1 week in Panama City, 2 weeks in Boquete and 2 weeks in Bocas del...More

Thank Jankman8
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I have very much enjoyed my classes in Boquete. Is it appropriate to tip or provide a gift to a teacher?
31 March 2017|
Response from panamajoules | Property representative |
Sure it is. Your teacher would really appreciate it =). Habla Ya is about Language Travel. If you tip a guide who gave you a tour for 4 hours, why wouldn't you tip a teacher who has taught you for 4 weeks? Glad you... More
What are parents experience who have sent young teens (14 year olds) for emersion over the course of 2-3 week period?
1 November 2016|
Response from Joan M |
Hello - my 14-year-old daughter went to Habla Ya in Boquete by herself last summer, flying from Boston. We weren't sure what to expect, so we initially booked her for 3 weeks. It was such a fantastic experience that I... More
Laurie L
My husband and I are trying to decide whether to stay with a host family while studying for 2 weeks with Habla Ya. We could do just one week or 2 with them. What were people's experiences?
8 October 2016|
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Response from sharbotlake | Reviewed this property |
We stayed 2 weeks at Isla Verde and enjoyed it very much. The rates for accom through Habla Ya are excellent.