ANTIGÜEÑA SPANISH ACADEMY

Since 1985
Spanish School in Antigua Guatemala, providing exceptional spanish education since 1985, 1a calle poniente # 10, Antigua Guatemala, Central América. Antigüeña Spanish Academy, authorized by Ministery of Education of Guatemala, and INGUAT , we have been higly recommended at www.guatemala365.com, www.gloostudy.ch www.linguista.ch www.boalingua.ch www.sunnytravel.ch Lonely Planet , Foot Print , The Rough Guide, Open Road, Frommer´s Moon and others. We work in cooperation with www.mcgeorge.edu ( University of Pacific of Law ) and thousands of satisfed students from all over the world.

www.SpanishAcademyAntiguena.com mail@spanishacademyantiguena.com

One of the most recognized Spanish Schools in Antigua Guatemala, working with spanish students since 1985 in Antigua Guatemala. Recommended by the most important travel guides and some universities around the world. As well as thousands of spanish students.

Frequently Asked Questions


  • What do I need to take to school?

    A Spanish - English, Spanish - German. (depends on your native language), pens and a small notebook. (The school provides all the information grammar, vocabulary and homework, free). If you are in a family need to bring your toothbrush, bathing soap, a towel. Personal objects (personal use)

  • When I can start my classes and accommodation?

    You can start any day of the week, also you can study at the weekend.

  • Are there families with vegetarian meals and a private bathroom?

    Families are flexible and can cook vegetarian meals.There are families with private bathroom and shared bathroom (shared bathroom means you share a bathroom with other students but you have your own room and own bed).

  • How many students are in each family?

    There are families with a maximum of five students, or you may be the only one in the family.

  • Where the school is located and the distance between school and family?

    The school is located in one of the best locations throughout Antigua,50 meters from the largest church in Antigua Guatemala (Church's "Mercy") at 4 blocks from Central Park. 3 blocks from the local market. The school address is: 1st. Calle Poniente NO. 10 Antigua Guatemala, C.A. The families are located in different positions such as:A family is at the same school, a family is 2 blocks from the school, families 5 blocks up from school. (5 minutes walk from the school)

  • What are the options for accommodation besides Guatemalan families?

    You could stay in an apartment. (Prices are from $ 150 to $ 300 per week). You can stay in a hotel or guest house, we can help you make your reservations. (Prices are from $ 15 to $ 50 per day, depending on location)But our recommendation is to be in a Guatemalan family to improve their Spanish and learn our culture.

  • How old are the students attending the Academy Antiguan?

    The school has students from a wide variety of ages (the most common age is 20 to 65 years of age), and of different nationalities.

  • What nationality are the students from?

    The school has students from a wide variety of nationalities. (euu, Switzerland, Canada, England, France, Australia, Holland, etc.)

  • How I can book for Spanish lessons?

    For reservations send an email to mail@spanishacademyantiguena.com, antigueno@itelgua.com.

  • How I can pay?

    We Visa Credit Card or local currency (Quetzales) which you can easily obtain by exchanging at the ATM with your Credit Card.

  • Does the school rate include insurance for the students?

    No. The school currently doesn't have or offer insurance for the students. We would suggest you to consider traveling to Antigua Guatemala with an insurance as prevention to avoid any uncomfortable situation for any minor or major incidents.

  • How is the weather like there?

    Guatemala has a varied climate during the year, but we have a hot climate from January to May. In which you can wear cool and comfortable clothes. In May the rain season begins, so you need clothes for the water for this kind of conditions, an umbrella and shoes suitable for the rain. The rain ends approximately at the end of October, then the dry winter comes which is cold. In Guatemala winter has no snow, nor temperatures fall so much less to zero. In the highlands of Guatemala, the cold is stronger. But if we compare Guatemala with Europe or North America, winter is wonderful here.

  • Should I consider vaccines against malaria, dengue and other diseases before arriving ?

    Normally you should take precautions with this type of diseases, before traveling you should always have the basic vaccines against dengue, malaria and influenza. The most common that could happen in Guatemala would be a bacteria in the stomach if you eat on the street with or not recommended places. But this is the same anywhere else in the world.

  • Should I consider vaccines against malaria, dengue and other diseases before arriving ?

    Normally you should take precautions with this type of diseases, before traveling you should always have the basic vaccines against dengue, malaria and influenza. The most common that could happen in Guatemala would be a bacteria in the stomach if you eat on the street with or not recommended places. But this is the same anywhere else in the world.

  • How many students live in each family?

    This depends on the requirements of each student, some prefer to live with several students, others prefer to live with fewer people, we have different types of families, it depends on the requirements of the students.

  • Is it difficult to pay with dollars in restaurants ...?

    Currently it is difficult to use dollars in small businesses, because we have a regulation that we Guatemalans can not exchange $20.00 bills in banks, it is better to use or change your dollars to local money.

  • Can I change money at the airport?

    Yes, it is possible to change money at the airport without any problem, but the exchange rate is very low compared to the banks in the cities, there is no problem if you change in the city banks that you visit, you should always bring your original passport. It is better to use $ 50.00 and $ 100.00 bills. There are many problems with $ 20.00 bills. Keep in mind to bring bills in good conditions and without markings.

  • What do I need to bring to school or family?

    The family includes your room and bedding. You must always bring all products for personal use such as: towels, toothpaste, brushes, hair dryers, soap, shampoo, etc; for all these products are for personal use are not included in the family house.

  • What ages do family members have?

    These are Antigua local Families; each family varies in age, there are families that have minor children, others have young adults and others only two senior adults. Depending on your requirements, your family can be chosen.

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