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Spanish School Bio-Itza

The community-owned Escuela Bio-Itza is part of an association created to save the Itza culture and the language. They own the Reserve Bio-Itza, a 3600 hectares biological corridor between the southern section of El Zotz and the south-western part of the Tikal National Park . It’s the first ethno-botanical reserve in the country. To study Spanish, it costs $150/week for 20 hours of class and accommodation with a local family in San Jose. Or you can study in the Bio-Itza reserve for $200/week including accommodation in a cabana, meals and transportation from San Jose. The school can organize a visit to the reserve for travellers for $15/day.

San Jose, Guatemala

This Language School teaches:

Services and Features:
Individual lessons, Live with family, Private apartment, Excursions included, Social activities, Cultural activities

Currencies accepted
US dollar, Guatemalan quetzal

Weekly Cost: $150
Class Size: one to one
Hours per Week: 20
Levels Taught: all levels

Contact Information:
Phone: (502)7928-8056
E-mail: escuelabioitza(at)

By Claire Bourgin
I have traveled around the world since I'm a kid. Traveling is now part of my everyday life in Guatemala. I have been living in Quetzaltenango for 3...
24 Sep 2009

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