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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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Great experience for family with elementary age children!

We spent one week studying in Boquete, Panama in summer 2017. The teachers were wonderful - very... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2017
Washington DC, District of Columbia
4 Weeks in Boquete, 1 Week in Bocas Del Toro

I spent four weeks at Habla Ya in Boquete and one week in Bocas Del Toro studying Spanish with... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2017
Rachel J
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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
+507 730-8344
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Reviewed 27 September 2017

We spent one week studying in Boquete, Panama in summer 2017. The teachers were wonderful - very clear speakers, knowledgable about life in Panama, energetic and full of ideas for our children, and structured in their approach. We opted for morning semi-privates, one for the parents...More

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Reviewed 31 August 2017

I spent four weeks at Habla Ya in Boquete and one week in Bocas Del Toro studying Spanish with Habla Ya. In Boquete, I took group classes with Yubal and he is excellent. He made class fun and was clear with the material so me...More

1  Thank Rachel J
Reviewed 26 August 2017

I just completed a week at Habla Ya with my two daughters, ages 12 and 14. The school exceeded my expectations. If you are considering bringing your kids to do immersion Spanish studies, I would highly recommend Habla Ya Boquete. The school was a pleasure...More

1  Thank Deb4707
Reviewed 22 August 2017

I feel very fortunate to have been able to study at Habla Ya in Boquete and Bocas del Toro. I went from not being able to speak or understand to being able to hold a conversation confidently, which is an awesome feeling. This was thanks...More

1  Thank 652frances
Reviewed 21 August 2017

I spent 3 weeks at HablaYa in Bocas and afterwards 2 weeks in Boquete and overall I have to say it was the best time in my life! In both cities I lived with local families, I have to admit the standards are quite different...More

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Reviewed 1 August 2017

I studied Spanish for a month in Panama. My time in Boquete was tranquil and an amazing end to a incredible trip. I was lucky enough to have awesome teachers Leidys was my teacher in Boquete (also had Kimberly for private classes). I recommend that...More

Thank Valeriec27
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Over the last year I have had occasion to work with Habla Ya language schools of Panama, first during a one-month series of on-site individual and group lessons with a variety of teachers in Panama City and subsequently via the web with my teacher Leidys...More

3  Thank DoghouseTraveler
Reviewed 13 July 2017

In total I took 6 weeks of private lessons at the Boquete campus and could not be happier with the outcome! I took 6 hours of spanish a day and I was impressed with how effecient Habla Ya's lesson books are. Yubal, my professor, exceeded...More

2  Thank mmwaller10
Reviewed 17 June 2017

As I have not been to other language schools, it is difficult to compare HablaYa. However, I found two of my instructors - Eduardo and Yubal - to be excellent. Their teaching style meshed with how I learn best, they were patient, and they would...More

1  Thank Kelly C
Reviewed 31 May 2017

I spent three weeks at Habla Ya Boquete in April/May 2017, by myself. Pros: - professors are extremely professional, friendly and helpful. None of them spoke much English, but this was what I expected and not a problem. - school was generally well organized (except,...More

2  Thank GregT895
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Lucy L
29 January 2018|
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Response from soesanstravel | Reviewed this property |
I’d say it depends on the location you choose. I was together with an 19 year old in Boquete but on average the age was around 30 at that time (low season).
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1 January 2018|
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Response from Rebecca B | Reviewed this property |
I studied at both the Boquete and Panamá City locations. I am not a fan of big cities and if I could do it again I would skip spending an entire week in Panama City. A couple days to see the local attractions will suffice... More
30 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