Language programme in Marbella

Marbella is a charming Andalusian city located in the south of Spain and close to major cities as Malaga, Granada or Sevilla, sheltered by the lovely Sierra Blanca mountains. With around 100,000 inhabitants, this amazing Costa del Sol resort is a perfect destination to enjoy the sun, sea and sand of its gorgeous beaches while exploring its old town and beautiful parks and gardens.

Students are divided into 3 different campuses depending on their age:

Located on one of the rolling hills that surround Marbella, the campus offers spectacular views of the Mediterranean. It’s spread out over 30 000 metres in an upscale residential area. Students will enjoy several trips to the beach throughout their stay (private bus service to surrounding beaches).

School facilities include:

  • Bright classrooms
  • Shared areas, auditorium, study room
  • Spacious swimming pool
  • Football pitch
  • Basketball, volleyball and handball courts
  • Large gardens
  • Athletics field
  • Close to the beach

This vast campus is situated on the prestigious area of “Colegio Alboran”. Surrounded by a pine forest, the campus is located 15 minutes from the beach and 13 km from Marbella city centre, in a cool pine forest, spread over 38 000 metres. Students will enjoy several trips to the beach throughout their stay (private bus service to surrounding beaches).

School facilities include:

  • Bright classrooms
  • Shared areas, study room
  • Swimming pool
  • Multi-purpose room
  • Football pitch
  • Basketball, volleyball, paddle, futsal and handball courts
  • Large gardens
  • Climbing wall
  • Stables and golf course nearby

The campus is located in the centre of Marbella, 8 minutes from the beach and old town on foot which is ideal for those aged 15 – 17 years old. Students have a couple of hours of free time each week to explore the town centre.

School facilities include:

  • Bright classrooms
  • Video and TV room
  • Conference room
  • Footbal pitch
  • Tennis, paddle tennis & basketball courts
  • Sports grounds
  • Large gardens
  • Stables, golf course and swimming pool nearby

Spanish lessons

20 Spanish lessons per week

  • Lesson length: 45 minutes
  • Class size: average 8 students (maximum 14, 8 on average)
  • Placement test: first day of lessons
  • Certificate of completion at the end of the course
  • Qualified native Spanish teachers to foreign students
  • Language levels: beginner to advanced

Activities & excursions

Along with 4 Spanish lessons per day, students take part in a whole range of exciting sports, Spanish culture and leisure activities during their stay. Students are separated into age-appropriate groups for these activities.

Some of the many activities available include:

  • Guided tour of Marbella
  • Flamenco show
  • Half-day excursions to Puerto Banus, Bonsai Museum, etc
  • Day excursions to Cordoba, Sevilla, Malaga and the Picasso Museum, Ronda, Mijas, the Nerja caves, etc.

Please find below a sample of day schedule (given as example and subject to modification):

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Residence

Features:

  • Depending on the campus, students will stay in 6-14 bed single-sex dorms, grouped by age and gender (14-bed dorms for younger students).
  • Shared bathrooms for younger students
  • Bathroom in each 6 bed dorm for older students
  • Full board
  • On-site residence
  • Capacity: 180-220 students
  • On Campus site residence
  • Laundry service: once every 2 weeks
  • Note: students should bring a laundry bag and all clothes should be labelled

Travel

Arrivals: Sunday

Departures: Saturday

Arrival/departure airports or stations:

  • Malaga Airport/Railway Station/Bus Station: airport transfer to and from accommodation included
  • Madrid Barajas Airport: airport transfers available on request** (fees apply, see Dates & Prices tab)

Please note: Do not make travel arrangements until we have confirmed your enrolment in your chosen course

Permission to leave the grounds (15+ only)

Students aged 15+ only and presenting a signed consent form from their parents will be granted permission to leave the grounds until 22:30 on their own within the limits of 3 outings per session of 2 weeks. Outing days are determined by the centre manager.

Students under 15 or students 15+ without a signed parental consent form, will by no means be allowed to leave the grounds.

The whole course and activity programme is organised in order to occupy the students’ timetable as much as possible.

Visa Information

You might need a visa for this course. For more information please visit our Visa Information page.

Do not hesitate to contact us by phone or email if you require any additional information.


Dates & Prices 2020

Dates 2020

Camp sessions last for 2 weeks, 4-week sessions are also available.

  • Marbella “Elviria” (5-17 years, 5-14 years in July): from June 28 to August 29
  • Marbella “Las Chapas” (14-17 years): from June 28 to August 01
  • Marbella “Centro” (14-18 years) : from June 28 to August 01

Bank holiday (no classes will take place on this days and it will not be reimbursed. Replacement activities will be organised instead by group leaders): August 15

Prices 2020

WPCS 42.0.1
Language course, accommodation, activities and transfers - **Elviria & Las Chapas** campuses
DurationPrice
2 weeks 1.730
4 weeks 2.995
6 weeks 4.370
Language course, accommodation, activities and transfers - **Centro** campus
DurationPrice
2 weeks 1.930
4 weeks 3.495
Sport options
SportsPrice
Swimming (8 lessons / 2 weeks) 100
Tennis (12 lessons / 2 weeks) 200
Paddle tennis (12 lessons / 2 weeks) 200
Horse riding (12 lessons / 2 weeks) 250
Football (16 lessons / 2 weeks) 250
Golf (18 lessons / 2 weeks) 500
Other extras
Uniform (optional) 100
Extra night 65

Prices include:

  • 20 Spanish lessons per week
  • Residence accommodation
  • Full board
  • Course materials and textbook
  • Sports, culture and leisure activities
  • Airport transfers from and to Malaga Airport or Station
  • 24hrs/7days supervision
  • All school taxes and enrolment fees

Prices do not include:

  • Transport to and from Marbella
  • Optional sports
  • Transport in and around Marbella
  • Visa fees (if any)
  • Optional insurance