300 kilometers west of the African coast, you will find among other islands in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, an earthly version of paradise – the charming island of La Gomera: one of the smallest and most exclusive of the Canaries Isles with a charming differing landscape. Due to the isle location, you can enjoy the sun and pleasant temperatures throughout the whole year.
The seven islands have acquired its reputation as an exquisite holiday destination. Tenerife, the trendiest of all, is only a 40-minute ride by ferry from La Gomera. The proximity of the seven islands makes it an even more enjoyable holiday destination, perfect for island hoping. Various natural beaches can be found nearby tempting you to relax and enjoy the sun. Lush and unusual vegetation crown the isles, home of many migratory birds and extensive areas of habitat. A truly eco-paradise!
You can walk along the coasts on the beautiful promenades or discover the town centre strolling through busier streets. Shops, as well as restaurants and cafes, offer you unique possibilities to spend your free time around the island. The typical Canarian wooden balconies decorating many houses are always worth seeing.
Experience the Spanish Canarian lifestyle! Enjoy the sun whole yearlong and the waves on an Atlantic beach.
Your Spanish language retreat with us in La Gomera
With infusión canaria Lessons take place in bright spots.
Spanish language sessions take place in charming picturesque towns, in the north part of La Gomera: one top destination for the independent traveller who looks for exclusivity in a remote paradise to learn Spanish in.
infusión canaria Spanish language retreat is geared to professionals from all over the world. The language coach is a qualified native speaker with over 15 years experience working in the Americas and Europe with students of all ages and levels. The language coach has a high level of English and Dutch language skills to help students when it is necessary. However, Spanish is used throughout the sessions.
We have a flexible timetable: Morning, afternoon and evening lessons are available from Monday to Friday.
Besides the language retreat sessions, two activities are included in the price; others can be booked on arrival at your discretion.
infusión canaria intensive programme: 20 hours per week (four hours per day). This course covers grammar, textual work, listening comprehension and above all communication in the areas you wish to improve. Lessons can take place in the morning or in the afternoon. There is 30-minute (lunch) break.
infusión canaria semi-intensive programme: 10 hours per week (two hours per day). This course combines general Spanish. You will improve your knowledge of certain aspects of Spanish language and culture. There is a 15-minute break.
what’s included in the price?
- One-on-One Spanish language tuition
- Maximum four students per session
- Course material
- Two organized leisure activities
- Support and assistance on all aspects of your programme
courses start dates
You can start your course every Monday throughout February, March, April and May (first half of the year) and throughout September, October and November (second half of the year).
Maximum number of participants: Four students per session
We can assist you to book your accommodation just contact us!
how to get there?
Fly into Tenerife airport. Airport transfers can be provided as an additional service, or you would have to make own travel arrangements from the airport to our premises. If you make your own arrangements, keep in mind to catch the ferry to La Gomera (San Sebastian), at the ferry terminal in Tenerife (Los Cristianos). The fast ferry takes just over half an hour; it costs about €40 return.
So door-to-door, it can be quite a trip, but once you’re here you’ll instantly know it was worth it.
Reserve your spot here!
Other details about the island:
Because of the many deep ravines on La Gomera, the inhabitants developed the whistle-language El Silbo, a unique form of communication, which has been added to UNESCO’s list of conservation-worthy cultural assets.
Anyone wanting to experience El Silbo should listen carefully whilst out walking through the beautiful island. With any luck, a traditional whistled message can be heard. In the schools of La Gomera, El Silbo has become a mandatory part.
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