Learning Spanish is no longer a “perk”. With the changes in the world economy, the language has gained prominence and today it is already the second most sought after in language schools and also in exchange agencies.
If you want to travel to another country and learn to speak Spanish, know that there are countries that offer great infrastructure for students, with very attractive prices – and some are still very close to Brazil.
So today, we have separated 10 cheap destinations for you to learn Spanish and be amazed by the culture and natural beauty of these countries!
1 – Cuba
Cuba offers a plunge into a completely different country with a different mentality and economic system than ours.
In addition to Spanish classes, exchanges in Cuba also offer classes in Latin music and Caribbean rhythms.
In general, exchange rates do not include accommodation, which may be in host families.
2 – Chile
In Chile, you can do an exchange that combines study and work, which is called work and travel.
There, you can work in hostels, hotels, ski centers, tourist parks and tour operators, expanding your knowledge of the language and having a closer contact with the local culture.
The programs vary in duration from 6 months to 1 year.
3 – Cuzco, Peru
Intensive courses in Peru are cheaper than in other destinations and you can still take the opportunity to learn more about the Inca civilization.
In general, the programs have 20 weekly classes and themes that address the culture of several Spanish-speaking countries.
In most packages, accommodation is also not included, but there are options for stays in flats or homestays.
4 – Buenos Aires, Argentina
In the capital of Argentina, language courses start new classes every Monday and last 4 hours a day.
The levels are completed every 2 weeks and most courses have didactic material and tourist trips, as well as options to learn tango.
It is possible to enjoy your holidays, to visit the capital of the “Hermanos” and still be certified in Spanish.
5 – Quito, Ecuador
When planning an exchange, not everyone remembers Quito, do they?
But the city is listed as a World Heritage Site by Unesco for presenting a very well preserved historic center, in addition to a rich mix of Hispanic, Flamenco, Arab, Pre-Columbian and Italian cultures.
In addition to all this, the natural beauty surprises, since Quito is surrounded by Andean volcanoes.
6 – Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
The capital of the Dominican Republic is the oldest city, founded by Spaniards, of all the Americas.
It has a stunning historic center and well-preserved architecture, making it a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
In addition to history, Santo Domingo also has many cultural options, especially on trendy Georgetown Avenue, which at night becomes an open-air art gallery.
7 – Montevideo, Uruguay
The Uruguayan capital is located on the banks of the River Plate and is considered the best city to live in throughout Latin America.
There, in addition to learning Spanish, you will find numerous options for parks, museums, bars and restaurants.
An unmissable tip is to visit Theatro Solis and take the guided tour, taking the opportunity to familiarize yourself with the language, or even to attend concerts and shows.
8 – Cartagena, Colombia
Cartagena is bathed by the Caribbean Sea and still preserves much of its history and strong colonial influence.
If, in addition to learning Spanish, you are passionate about history, this is your ideal destination.
Its streets full of baroque architecture, old buildings, museums, churches and castles will win you over, in addition, of course, to the attractions of the historic Walled City.
9 – Cordoba, Argentina
The second most populous city in Argentina has very receptive and communicative inhabitants, which makes this the ideal place to learn and practice Spanish.
In addition, the city has a wide range of attractions, such as trails, hiking and climbing, as well as many museums, cathedrals and of course the Jesuit Quarter – maintained by missionaries in the 17th century.
10 – Santa Marta, Colombia
The oldest Colombian city is also the second largest in South America and has beautiful landscapes and the wonders of the Caribbean Sea.
If you want to learn Spanish, enjoy nature and rest, Santa Marta is your destination.
Be sure to enjoy the beauty of Playa Blanca and also Cristal Beach.
After these tips, is it easier to plan your exchange to learn Spanish?
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