Learn Spanish in Nicaragua

Learn Spanish in Nicaragua

20, 25, 30 or 35 hours/week / $7 per hour. Intensive Spanish courses and homestay with a Nicaraguan host family $210 per week.

Read more

Spanish courses for kids

Learn Spanish in Nicaragua with our Spanish courses designed for children, teenagers and young adult. Spanish courses without homestay

Read more

Spanish courses online

Our Spanish courses online are $ 7.00/hour and designed for your interest, level and age.

Read more


learn spanish in nicaragua


The lessons I had with Marlene Castillo at the Spanish school Nicaragua were wonderful. Perfect that is was one-on-one. I could tell all I needed and wanted to learn. She is professional and her classes had structure. Every day she gave me homework which we looked ...

jennifer Windkhart

Dank Rafaels Puenktlichkeit und Ernsthaftigkeit konnten wir die Unterrichtsstunden gut ausnutzen. Die Verbindung zwischen dem Erlernen der spanischen Sprache und tiefgehenden Diskussionen hat mir sehr gut gefallen und das Lernen erleichtert. Abschließend kann ich sagen, dass es sehr empfehlenswert ist, bei Rafael Spanischunterricht zu nehmen.

“Mein Name ist Jennifer, ich komme aus ...

"Rafael uses real life situations to make me think outside of my pre-set Spanish skills to have more meaningful conversations. The effectiveness of his method is undeniable. Not only is incredibly intelligent instructor, he is also a very friendly and compassionate person who want the best for his ...

Jennifer Potocnik, USA

"If you are interested in learning Spanish, as well learning more about the Nicaraguan culture in a place that is not overly frequented by tourists- this is the place for you. I liked learning Spanish in Esteli because it is a bit off the main tourist path yet ...

William Slocum, USA
” I can say with absolute sincerity that of the six or seven Spanish instructors I have had, Rafael was the best. That I can now speak with confidence I owe to him.” 
Anika Wittenborn

"Ich habe fuer fuenf Wochen einen Sprachkurs bei Rafael gemacht und kann es nur weiterempfehlen! Er hat spannenden, interaktiven undabwechslungsreichen Unterricht gestaltet und ist auf meine individuellen Fragen und Wissensluecken eingegangen."

“Ich habe fuer fuenf Wochen einen Sprachkurs bei Rafael gemacht und kann es nur weiterempfehlen. Er ...

Sebastian Schmidt
Eine super Schule um Spanisch zu lernen. Hatte einen spitzen Lehrer, eine nette Gastfamilie und die Stadt war auch sehr schön! Muchas gracias


learn Spanish in nicaragua


Preterite vs imperfect

Preterite vs imperfect


Spanish School Nicaragua-Learn Spanish in Nicaragua!

spanish school nicaragua

Why you should learn Spanish in Esteli?                                                                                

Spanish School Nicaragua,  your Nicaragua language school. Learn Spanish in Nicaragua with a native and qualified Spanish teacher in Esteli, Nicaragua  at Spanish School Nicaragua.Here you have some reasons why you should learn Spanish with us.

  • It’s cheaper: than other cities in Nicaragua and Costa Rica.
  • The weather: Esteli enjoys a pleasant climate throughout most of the year due to its location in the north central highlands.

    ” I studied Spanish for 2 months in Nicaragua in the cities of San Juan del Sur, Granada & Esteli. Esteli has city amenities, but is more authentic than San Juan del Sur & Granada”    Forest Boles- March 2015

  • It’s safe:Esteli is safer than Granada, Leon and San Juan del Sur.
  • You will help the local economy: Did you know that in Granada and San Juan del Sur most of the business’ owners (include Spanish schools) are operated by foreign people. Spanish School Nicaragua is operated by Nicaraguan Spanish teachers.
  • Flexibility, personalized attention & social activities in the afternoon.
  • More value for your money because we guarantee our results.
  • Do you enjoy helping people?  Part of our Spanish course is prepare Nicaraguan food and share with the poor people in the dump in Esteli.

Learn Spanish in Nicaragua at Spanish School Nicaragua.Spanish School Nicaragua is located in Estelia popular tourist destination north of Managua. Esteli is a fast-growing and progressive city of about 120,000 people. It enjoys a pleasant climate throughout most of the year due to its location in the north central highlands. Known as the “Tobacco Capital,” the 3rd and 4th most famous are produced in Esteli.

Spanish School Nicaragua offers courses in Spanish as a language. Each course includes a comfortable homestay with wifi access as well as interesting activities to choose from. Students have the option to choose from a range of beginner, conversational and advanced classes. All ages and levels of Spanish are welcome with the promise of guaranteed results. In order to effectively learn Spanish in Nicaragua, students are immersed in real-life situations that help refine skills and build confidence.  

“I liked learning Spanish in Esteli because it is a bit off the main tourist path yet in a town offering a bit of beauty and activities for visitors”  Jen Potocnik, USA

To learn a language is to immerse yourself in the culture of a people. In taking a course with Spanish School Nicaragua, you will be able to both experience the true culture of  Nicaragua as well as gain practical experience utilizing the language in everyday life. Learn Spanish in Nicaragua and support our dump project in Esteli, Nicaragua.

Courses are taught by highly qualified instructors who are dedicated to helping you learn Spanish. Course Options Include:

  • One-on-one Spanish courses tailored to your unique level, learning style and age.
  • Spanish online courses via Skype.
  • A choice of Spanish courses with 20, 25, 30 or 35 lessons per week
  • A variety of special Spanish courses to meet your needs
  • Learn Spanish in Nicaragua and live with a Nicaraguan family (Wifi access available in all homes)
  • Immersion in Nicaraguan culture through visits to tobacco factories, clinics, marketplaces, tourist destinations and more! The experience will be more realistic than other cities like Granada.
  • We provide local cell phone and bicycles during the Spanish course.

We guarantee that you will be able to take your Spanish to the next level after participating in one of our Spanish courses!  

“Tell me and I’ll forget ; show me and I may remember, involve me and I’ll understand”


few clouds
humidity: 41%
wind: 4mph NE
H 86 • L 86

Nicaragua host family

homestay nicaragua


nicaraguan food


waterfall esteli- estanzuela

Spanish & Cooking class

spanish school nicaragua