WAYRA is located at beautiful Tamarindo Beach, a perfect place for those who enjoy water sports, the natural outdoors, and lively entertainment. Situated on the northwest coast of Costa Rica, WAYRA Spanish Institute has offered a full Spanish immersion program since 1996. Recognized as a DELE examination center and associated with the Cervantes Institute, it is a great choice for students, from any age or occupation, who want to learn Spanish in a professional environment. At the same time they can enjoy the beaches and the many outdoor activities such as surfing, snorkeling, diving, sailing, kayaking, fishing, tubing, yoga, martial arts, hiking, and more. Spanish Classes are held in beautiful and comfortable classrooms both in and outdoors. Students learn in lots of space and perfect views of an amazing tropical garden where animals like iguanas, monkeys, anteaters, porcupines, squirrels, and many exotic birds can often be seen. They offer a wide variety of lodging options such as student houses in Tamarindo, which are all within walking distance from the school and the beach. In addition, students can experience real Costa Rican life and the meaning of “Pura Vida” by staying in one of their typical families, carefully selected in the nearby towns.