Learn Spanish in Havana Cuba!

Learn Spanish In This Incredible Caribbean City!

Get your Salsa on and Learn Spanish in  the heart of Havana the UNESCO world heritage site and capital city of Cuba. An exciting destination with a turbulent history you can witness it in the making as you learn Spanish and soak up the atmosphere in this amazing Caribbean country. This is complete cultural immersion and you will see the site to Cuba that most ” tourists” are hidden from. That’s a good thing by the way, as we think you will fall in love this place.

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Learn Spanish in Havana Cuba!: Trip Highlights

This  programme is without doubt one of our most ambitious ever, and will see you begin your journey in the world famous capital city, Havana. You won’t be staying in a hotel though, but in a casa particular, charming guesthouses run by local people and which are one of the only examples of legal capitalism in the country.

This accommodation will allow you to immerse yourself in the local culture, as you share breakfast and lunch with the owners, as well as fellow travellers. You can even practice your Spanish on them, and they’ll certainly do their best to help you understand the country as a whole.


  • Exploring this wonderful Caribbean country
  • Learning Spanish with up to 80 hours of Spanish lessons
  • Cruising through Havana in 1950s cars
  • Exploring the culture and history of this incredible country
  • Seeing what life is like living in the world last Communist states
  • Gaining impressive Cuban salsa moves with included dancing lessons and other cultural activities
  • Trips to the Caribbean beaches


While in Cuba, you will be staying with real Cuban families, understanding what it is like to live in this country on a day to day basis. As already mentioned, you’ll stay in a  casa particular  while in Havana, and some of the main features of these are:

  • Run by local families, therefore providing a window into the life of Cubans
  • Twin rooms with air conditioning
  • All rooms have on en-suite bathroom
  • Breakfast and lunch included within the price
  • Located in Habana Vieja, the most authentic part of the city
  • Owner of the casa particular is a doctor, should any medical problems arise
  • Family speaks some English, making the transition to Cuban life easier

A Rough Idea of Price

All of our gap year holidays are completely customised to your needs and prices will therefore vary based on things like the time of year and level of accommodation; but we want to give you as good an idea of how much this itinerary will cost.

2 Week - 

USD 959

4 Week - 

USD 1859

What's Included?

  • Airport pickup and transfer
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner when on the cultural exchange project
  • Approximately 80 hours in Spanish lessons
  • Cuban dance lessons twice a week
  • Three cultural sessions per week

What's Excluded?

  • Flights
  • Costs for visas
  • Spending money
  • Travel insurance

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Of course. There are many opportunities to head off on your own, and many people on this trip also extend their time in Cuba afterwards to travel around more. There are many museums and other sites to see in Havana, plus you could even take a few days to head to towns such as Santiago, Cienfuegos or Trinidad (the latter is a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the most beautiful cities in the Caribbean).

  • Our teachers are trained to deal with all different levels. The level of teaching will be tailored to your exact needs, therefore it doesn’t matter if you arrive speaking some Spanish, or absolutely none at all. All you need to bring is a willingness to learn!

  • The price includes all accommodation, as well as breakfast and lunch every day (plus dinner when on the cultural exchange). Additionally, you will receive around 80 hours of Spanish lessons, as well as dance lessons twice a week and three cultural sessions per week. The price also includes two trips to the beach and a visit to Vinales Valley. Extra nights can be booked for $35, and the cost of the transfer from the airport to the hotel will be approximately $15. We will also be happy to advise on the best ways to book flights to Cuba from any other country.

  • Make sure you bring everything you’ll need for the trip, as many things you take for granted will not be available in Cuba. This includes medication, mosquito spray, sanitary products and a plenty of clothes. If you are able to, please also bring extra supplies of essentials, as these can be given to the local people and will help to improve their lives immeasurably. These will be collected by your host and you might get the chance to help them with the distribution.

Learn Spanish in Havana Cuba! Trip Dates

Start Dates 2017

Start Dates 2018
Jan-14; Feb-04 & Feb-18; Mar-04 & Mar-18; Apr- 01 & Apr-15; May-06 & May-20; Jun-03 & Jun-17; Jul-01 & Jul-15; Aug-05 & Aug-19; Sep-02 & Sep-16; Sep-30 & Oct-14; Nov-04 & Nov-18; Dec-02 & Dec- 16

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