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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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Incredible Experience... for the most part

I don't even know where to begin to describe my 5 week journey with Hablaya in Boquete, Panama... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2012
Jacob1313131313
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Great way to spend a family vacation!

Our family's recent Spanish-learning vacation with Habla Ya in Boquete was a truly fantastic... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2012
gretchina
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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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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Central Avenue, Los Establos Plaza 20 - 22, Boquete 0413, Panama
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Reviewed 3 August 2012

I don't even know where to begin to describe my 5 week journey with Hablaya in Boquete, Panama. I had the BEST host family ever, the Montenegro family. I loved them so much and could never forget them. I hope to keep in touch with...More

5  Thank Jacob1313131313
panamajoules, Owner at Habla Ya Spanish Courses & Ecotourism, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2012

Hi Jacob, We really appreciate your feedback and we're very happy to hear that you will be joining us again in the future. Paola and your host family we're very pleased to see your comments and both say hi. In regards to the first teacher...More

Reviewed 31 July 2012

Our family's recent Spanish-learning vacation with Habla Ya in Boquete was a truly fantastic experience. We combined Spanish classes, ecotourism activities, a homestay and a hotel stay which gave us a wonderfully rich experience - a nice mix of splurging and authenticity. Not without its...More

Thank gretchina
Reviewed 27 July 2012

I just completed another level of Spanish study at Habla Ya in Boquete. My instructor is Arelis Mendoza and she is just fantastic. I study two mornings a week via Google video plus homework and the web site at the Cervantes Institute. Thanks to Habla...More

Thank John J
Reviewed 18 July 2012

This is my third time back at Habla Ya. Took classes (private lessons) for three weeks in June of 2010 and June of 2011. This time I signed up for four weeks of private lessons (June 2012 and July 2012). It has been interesting to...More

7  Thank RPWORLD
panamajoules, Owner at Habla Ya Spanish Courses & Ecotourism, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2012

Hola =) We really appreciate having you as our student for the third time in 3 years and we're really sad to hear that this third time we didn't entirely live up to your expectations. It's always an inspiring challenge to deliver the best quality...More

Reviewed 18 July 2012

I've spent two weeks studying spanish at Habla Ya and I must say that in those two weeks I've learned more then I have at any other school I've attended over the years. The teachers break it down for you. They are patient and understanding....More

Thank Capri I
Reviewed 4 July 2012

I had been studying Spanish for a year using the Fluenz program. I wanted to continue my studies and found Habla Ya on an online search. On pain of sounding melodramatic, this experience has proven to be one of the most meaningful in my life....More

4  Thank chipcouncil
Reviewed 21 June 2012

I am so glad I chose HablaYa. I kept going back to their website before I chose a program because their marketing was so great...BUT the program is fabulous. I felt so fortunate to attend their program for 5 weeks in April-May 2012. Lorena the...More

1  Thank gladididit
Reviewed 16 June 2012

I spent two weeks with Habla Ya this spring. They organized a home stay for me, along with tours, volunteer work, and of course, the Spanish classes. The home stay was excellent. I've taken a few vacations with home stays, and the family I stayed...More

3  Thank RandomCanada
Reviewed 13 June 2012

That was a very good stay in Boquete with habla Ya ! I would like to thank my spanish teacher Leydis for the courses, advices...She is very patient and atentive with students and all the activities in class were very interesting. Moreover, all the staff...More

1  Thank melosa B
Reviewed 13 June 2012

Besides conversational Spanish this school teaches, it affords you an opportunity to socialize in adventures and outings you can elect to enjoy. All in all you practice more Spanish and at the same time absorb the culture and adventures Boquete can afford you...with a guide...your...More

1  Thank ABLeever
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04magi
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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
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raow579
1 November 2016|
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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
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Laurie L
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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.
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