Havana is a modern paradise combining rich history, unique culture and a laid-back atmosphere with magnificent beaches providing a picturesque backdrop. The city is famed for its colonial architecture and incredible landscapes, with the city center designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Not only does Havana have a wildly varied and turbulent history, but the city's culture is also synonymous with passion, vibrancy and exuberance. In Havana you can expect to find a zest for life and colour and a captivating atmosphere to match.
Cuba's capital city offers everything from museums and art galleries to salsa clubs and a natural beauty that will enthral every visitor. With 47km of coastline and 20km of stunning white, sandy beaches, you always have the option between culture and excitement or lying back and taking in the beauty of the glistening Caribbean Sea. The ocean is a paradise for scuba divers with a vibrant marine life and a number of deep sea diving and fishing spots.
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Havana is the perfect setting for a Spanish course, encouraging students to adopt the local laid-back lifestyle and absorb the surrounding language almost effortlessly. The adventure round every corner of this enchanting city, as well as the passion of the Cubans, will only give you more desire to master the spirited Spanish language. Language study trips to Havana are a very special adventure: learn Spanish and discover one of the most exciting capitals in the world at the same time. You can explore the city on foot or take a city tour in one of the famous vintage cars. Here you will have unique experiences, make new friends and take home useful experiences. Another great advantage of our language school in Havana is its proximity to the sea: the beautiful Caribbean beaches are quick and easy to reach! You can also easily visit various parks and sights after your language course in Havana.
Our Sprachcaffe Language School in Havana offers a wide variety of courses to meet every student's specific language needs. Whether you want to learn the romantic Spanish language from scratch or simply wish to improve your existing skills, our school in Havana will help you meet every language goal in your desired time frame. Our comprehensive placement tests ensure every student is placed into the most suitable course with learners at a similar language proficiency level.
You can decide on the duration of your stay, the intensity of your course and the frequency of your classes while Sprachcaffe creates a package to suit your language requirements. With all of our classes led by qualified, friendly and talented Spanish teachers, students always find our unique teaching methods effective and, above all, enjoyable.
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Receive our Sprachcaffe certificate at the end of the course
In the Standard Course you will study Spanish in 20 lessons of 45 minutes each and a maximum group size of 14 students. The minimum duration of the Standard Course is 1 week.
The intensive course consists of 30 lessons of 45 minutes each and can be recognised as educational leave. The maximum group size for the intensive course is 14 people and the minimum duration is 1 week.
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In the Part-time Course you will study Spanish in 20 lessons of 45 minutes each and a maximum group size of 14 students. The minimum duration of the Part-time Course is 1 week.
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With individual lessons, you can choose the topics relevant to you in 10 or 20 lessons of 45 minutes together with your teacher. The minimum duration is 1 week. Optionally, another person can take part.
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The school is located in the heart of one of the city's most glamorous residential areas, Miramar. Loosely inspired by New York's quintessential district of Manhattan, the suburb is home to some of Cuba's most stunning streets as well as a number of luxurious hotels, embassies, consulates and international corporations.
Miramar has always been home to the elite, with a reputation for glamour and style dating back to before the Cuban revolution. The area boasts spectacular views of the Caribbean Sea and exquisite villas whose traditional facades blend effortlessly into the beauty of the surrounding nature.
6 air-conditioned classrooms with audio-visual equipment for your learning success
Not far away are the Carbian beaches and many places of interest
Small kitchen, student lounge, computer corner with internet access and cafeteria
Salsa, Merengue, Bachata or Tango courses possible after language lessons
We offer a range of accommodation options in Havana. Accommodation is an important part of your language study trip to Cuba and you can choose the most suitable type of accommodation depending on your personal preferences. You can stay in a comfort flat or a cosy guest house. In Havana, both types of accommodation offer you the opportunity to quickly get into conversation with other people and practice the Spanish language. There is always the opportunity to exchange tips with like-minded people and plan excursions and leisure activities together.
Choose between a hotel or shared apartment.
Experience the Cuban flair in your accommodation.
Our accommodation has been carefully selected!
You arrive on Sunday and leave on Saturday.
- Single or Double room
- En-suite bathroom
- Daily cleaning
- Single or double room
- Air conditioner
- Shared bathroom
- Weekly cleaning
Learn Spanish while discovering one of the most exciting capitals in the world. You can explore the city on foot or take a tour in one of the famous vintage cars. Here you will have unique experiences, make new friends and take home useful experiences. Another great advantage of our language school in Havana is its proximity to the sea: the beautiful Caribbean beaches are quick and easy to reach! Havana was founded in 1515 and was one of the early trade centers in the New World. It is now the capital and commercial center of Cuba. Havana is made up of three districts: Old Havana, Vedado, and the newer suburban districts to the west (including the exclusive Miramar, where our school is located).
National Capitol building, Malecon, Paseo del Prado, Castillo De Los Tres Reyes Del Morro, Plaza de la Catedral
Discover Caribbean beaches, visit museums and churches, tour with a vintage car, shopping in a mall, rum museum.
Surgidero de Batabano, Viñales Valley, El Volcán, San Jose de las Lajas, wonderful beaches
In a Caribbean atmosphere, you can learn Spanish as well as dancing at Sprachcaffe and thus immerse yourself a little deeper in Cuban culture. We offer this additional programme for guests who want to broaden their horizons and combine the language course with other programmes.
Discover the world of passionate Cuban rhythms and visit our dance school! With us you can learn Salsa, Tango, Reggaeton, Merengue and Bachata. A professional dance teacher will initiate you into the secrets of the sensual dance movements. Of course, you will also be assigned a personal Cuban dance partner!
Price per week: 150 EUR
Included in the price:
- 2 dance lessons per day (10 lessons of 45 minutes per week)
- Start: every Monday
- Personal dance partner
- Certificate of participation after completion of the course
The Museo de la Revolución is housed in the former presidential palace. The building has a historical style. The exhibition in the museum exhibits objects from the Cuban Revolution.
El Malecón is an attractive, eight-kilometre-long beach promenade. The architecture of the Malecón is exceptional and includes many old buildings. If you travel to Havana in summer, you can also experience the big carnival here.
One of the most beautiful landscapes of the island state is the tobacco field. Green plants, ocher colored soil and limestone mountains make the landscape an impressive sight. The combination of land and people makes the valley a place to stay and discover.
Havana, the vibrant and culturally rich capital of Cuba, hosts a wide array of captivating events and festivals throughout the year. The Havana Carnival, a colorful and lively summer celebration, transforms the streets into a dazzling display of vibrant costumes, traditional music, and dance. In January, the Havana International Jazz Festival, known as "Jazz Plaza," attracts music enthusiasts worldwide with its diverse lineup of local and international jazz musicians. The annual Havana International Book Fair, held in February, transforms the San Carlos de la Cabaña Fortress into a literary paradise, celebrating literature from Cuba and beyond. And in December, the Havana Film Festival showcases the best of Latin American and Cuban cinema, drawing filmmakers and cinema enthusiasts from all corners of the globe. These events offer unique and immersive cultural experiences that reflect the heart and soul of Havana.
Havana International Book Fair (February) : In February, the Havana International Book Fair, held at the historic San Carlos de la Cabaña Fortress, celebrates literature from Cuba and around the world. It's a literary paradise offering books for sale, author readings, and engaging discussions, making it a must-visit for book lovers and a cultural highlight in Havana.
Havana Film Festival (December) : In December, the Havana Film Festival shines a spotlight on Latin American and Cuban cinema, drawing filmmakers and cinema enthusiasts from around the world. It features a diverse selection of films and documentaries, along with workshops and masterclasses, creating a unique platform to explore the world of Latin American and Cuban cinema.
Havana Carnival (Summer) : During the summer months, the Havana Carnival lights up the city with its vibrant parades, traditional music, and dance performances. Participants don elaborate costumes and masks, creating a colorful spectacle that celebrates the rich blend of African, Spanish, and Caribbean influences in Cuban culture. It's a lively and festive experience that allows both locals and visitors to immerse themselves in the exuberant spirit of Havana.
Havana International Jazz Festival (January) : In January, the Havana International Jazz Festival, known as "Jazz Plaza," transforms Havana into a haven for jazz enthusiasts. This renowned festival features an eclectic lineup of local and international jazz musicians. The event offers an array of performances, from traditional jazz to experimental styles, taking place at various venues across the city. It's an immersive celebration of jazz music, attracting global music lovers and showcasing the city's deep appreciation for this art form.
With Sprachcaffe, everything you need for a successful language trip is included in the price. Accommodation, language course, placement test, language certificate and of course an unforgettable experience.
We are always ready to solve any doubts you might have!