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Casa Xalteva

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Amazing school

My husband, sister and I just returned from a visit to Casa Xalteva this past week. We spent 9 days... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2018
Anna S
Completely Necessary

Someone had recommended that I take a few weeks of Spanish classes before travelling around... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2018
Hannah K
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Casa Xalteva is a Non-Profit Spanish school with over 22 years of experience. In addition to our language school we also have a children's program which provides a safe and healthy environment to local children from poor families. All of our...more
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De la Iglesia Xalteva 30 vrs al Norte | 3 blocks south & 1/2 block west, Pueblo Chiquito St, Granada, Nicaragua
+505 2552 6102
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

My husband, sister and I just returned from a visit to Casa Xalteva this past week. We spent 9 days in Granda total, and despite the current situation, felt very safe in the city. The professors at Casa Xalteva are amazing. My professor was Maria...More

Thank Anna S
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Someone had recommended that I take a few weeks of Spanish classes before travelling around Nicaragua. I ended up only having time for 2 weeks of classes but I am so happy that I took the time to do so. The classes were worth every...More

Thank Hannah K
Reviewed 10 May 2018

I was hesitant to come to Nicaragua because of the new in the US about the protest. I'm so glad I did my own research and came anyway. This city is amazing and truly safe. There are small protest every couple of days but all...More

Thank Jessica G
Reviewed 13 April 2018

I spent a month taking classes at Casa Xalteva and had a wonderful time. My teacher was Gaby and she did a really good job of balancing a schedule with plenty of time for conversation. She had a plan for all four weeks, and every...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

My wife and I attended Spanish lessons for 1 week at Casa Xalteva. It was extremely well organized from the initial email to our last day. We took advantage of their tours with Andreas and saw all the sites with a local view. Andreas was...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2018

My kids (10 and 12) and I went to Casa Xalteva for four weeks for Spanish classes and it was one of the best experiences of our lives. We also stayed with a local family thru Casa Xalteva's homestay program and that turned out to...More

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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

I had decided to spend some time in Granada to polish my Spanish, popped into the school on the a Monday to have a look, and was fortunate to have Gerald as my teacher for the whole week. As I was suffering from the heat...More

Thank Saleem E
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Anytime people ask me about favorite travels I always point to the week that I spent at Casa Xalteva. (My trip was actually in 7/2011, but Trip Advisor doesn't allow me to choose that as a date.) I had Gerald as an instructor and remain...More

Thank Keely S
Reviewed 11 February 2018

I took private lessons for 2 weeks with 4 hours a day. Maria was my teacher, she is very nice and had a lot of patience. I learned a lot and after 2 weeks was it possible for me to speak easy sentences. We focused...More

Thank Yara191
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Excellent experience, excellent instructors, excellent value. Plus Granada Nicaragua is a pleasant and picturesque town. I highly recommend Casa Xalteva.... based on attending 6 different Spanish schools in Latin America. In October I returned for an additional 2 weeks of Spanish lessons.... I r gett'in...More

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8 May 2017|
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Response from Casa-Xalteva | Property representative |
We appreciate very much the kind words and praise of our teacher Gabriella by this former student. Indeed, Gabriella is superb. We regret that the rest of his experience was poor. Unfortunately, he stayed with us during... More
27 July 2015|
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Response from Dan F | Reviewed this property |
Same response as above - driver was at the airport, drove me to the homestay (I arrived around 10pm), At the end of the week - driver returned me to the airport. Great experience the whole week (school, homestay... More