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Accommodation in Mexico
Student Residence / Dorm Oaxaca
Home stay / Host family Home stay/Host family Program offers you a unique opportunity to experience Mexican life while living in the home of a local Spanish speaking family. You’ll speak Spanish all day long, out of necessity and fun and interest in the family life you see unfolding around you. Accommodation in a host family allows you to get the most out of your language course as it gives you a privileged view of daily life in another culture. In our Home stay/Host family program, carefully selected families provide a home away from home. This gives students the opportunity to further appreciate the beauty of Mexico and its people. The host families are located within 30 minutes walking of the school. Some provide their students with bicycles, so they can get around the city and to and from the school easily and quickly. You can choose from a room with breakfast or half-board. You’ll eat at local hours -usually later you may be accustomed to- and you’ll eat local foods, although the family will take your preferences into account as much as possible. You will be given your own keys, so you can come and go as you please. You will be able to receive phone calls at the family home.
Shared student apartment / flat Each student flat has a living room with TV, a fully equipped kitchen, a washing machine and an iron. You share the kitchen and the bathroom and, together, keep the house clean. Although the student flats are not very luxurious, they include all the basic facilities: a bed, table or desk, chair and a wardrobe. We always do our best to accommodate you in a student flat with different nationalities. However, the common language typically becomes English. We suggest that you each an agreement with one another to speak as much Spanish as possible. No telephones are available in student flats; we suggest you use public telephones or local calling centers.
The residence in Oaxaca is located just three blocks from the school in a quaint, modern-Colonial house. There are 7 double rooms with private baths. Each room has a desk where students can do their homework or read, and there is wireless Internet available for those who bring laptops. The rooms are surrounded by large patios and garden areas which have been adapted as areas for sunbathing or lounging; a living area where students can watch TV or movies; and a dining area for the buffet style, continental breakfast included. Students are also welcome to use the kitchen to prepare other meals or to save and warm up leftovers.
Playa del Carmen In Playa del Carmen we have two residences: One Residence is a beautiful Mexican Caribbean style house, with 10 big rooms all with A/C and private bathroom. Located in a very quiet area and only a 10 minute walk from the school and a 15 minutes walk to the beach and the fifth avenue. This Residence has a nice big Mexican kitchen which everyone can use and a comfortable sitting room and dining area, where students can meet, do their homework, eat meals and watch DVD’s together. The friendly staff serve a buffet style breakfast on the terrace daily. The lush tropical garden has a pool and BBQ area. WiFi connection is available to help you keep in touch. The second Residence was originally a small, very charming hotel. It has 10 double rooms, all with A/C, cable TV and private bathroom. There is also a cafeteria where a continental breakfast is served every day for the students to enjoy. A very friendly staff operates the residence. They live on site, are very service oriented, and make sure that everything is running properly. The residence is located on 10th avenue, 2 blocks from the beach and 10 minute walking distance from the school. Its location is perfect, as students are only a short walk away from everything that Playa del Carmen has to offer.
Published on Dec 10, 2012