More than Just Spanish Classes

The Cooperativa Spanish School at Lake Atitlan in Guatemala has a wide range of interesting, exciting, and educational programs and activities for their students here at Lake Atitlan. Almost all of the activities at the Spanish school are included in your course fee. Evening activities at the school include: documentaries, conferences and salsa dancing lessons. Conferences and demonstrations on a variety of subjects including politics, Guatemalan history, problems of indigenous people, local poetry, handicrafts and current affairs. Weekend activities include excursions to neighboring towns and markets, hiking the scenic volcanic region with lake vistas, kayaking on the lake, or zip-line canopy tours. Participation in these activities gives students the opportunity to explore further the history, traditions and realities that have shaped San Pedro La Laguna. Students can allow themselves to be absorbed into an intricate and complex ancient culture situated in an area of tranquil acceptance and overwhelming beauty.