Discover a breath-taking, turquoise ocean, explore mysterious Mayan temples and meet lots of welcoming people. Playa del Carmen is a small town located less than an hour south from Cancún airport, in the state of Quintana Roo. Learn Spanish and discover our unique cultural heritage then spend time chilling on our white sand beaches.

Need a break from your routine?
Come and explore the Playa del Carmen and become fluent in Spanish

  • Location

    State of Quintana Roo

  • Area

    50,212 km²

Playa del Carmen is well known for its sandy beaches and laid back vibes.


cenotes (fresh water sink wholes) in the state


archaeological sites with public access


of the most amazing underwater museums of art in the world


tourists visit Chichen Itza daily

Intensive Spanish Course for Adults

Intensive course start dates for beginners – 2024

Students who already have some knowledge of Spanish may start an intensive course any Monday throughout the year (except public holidays).

For students with no previous knowledge of Spanish, we offer the following start dates.

January 8, 22April 01, 15, 29July 8, 22October 14, 28
February 6,19May 13, 27August 5,19November 11, 25
March 4, 18June 10, 24September 2, 17, 30December 2, 16

1-4 weeks


5-12 weeks

$225 /week

13-23 weeks


24 weeks

(or more)


42 weeks

(academic year)


All prices are in US$

The week starting of  April 11th is three days long and therefore has a special price of $145 USD.

Our courses include:
– Registration
– 6 + hours/week of Spanish immersion with our social programme
(entrance fees and transport not included)

   – Level interview before starting the course.

–  City tour on the first day.

–   Certificate at the end of the course. Closing ceremony.

Not included:
– Course book, approx. $50

Holidays 2024

January 1: New Year’s Day March 28: Easter holiday. September 16: Independence Day
February 5: Constitution Day March 29: God Friday. November 20: Revolution Day
March 18: Anniversary of Benito Juarez’s birth. May 1: Labor Day December 25: Christmas Day

Please note that classes missed on the public holidays listed above cannot be made up at other times.

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Our School

Our beautiful school building is located just one and a half blocks away from the beach and half a block away from Playa del Carmen’s famous 5th avenue. The school has 10 spacious classrooms, all with air conditioning to ensure that you are comfortable and can concentrate on your classes.

We also have a beautiful garden where you can have lunch or relax while you check your email. Wifi is, of course, included. If you need to print your flight tickets, feel free to use our computer area. Our staff are friendly and always happy to help.

International House Playa del Carmen
Calle 14 Norte #171, entre Av.5 y 10, Col. Centro
Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo C.P. 77710, México

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