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Halloween Crabs in May - the Green Season has arrived!

Green Season in Samara Costa Rica

Green Season has arrived and the countryside of Sámara, Guanacaste springs back into life. Weiterlesen »

Language learning for the tech-savvy (and not-so-savvy)

Spanish Language Learning Apps

Whether you have an iPhone or an Android phone, there's a language learning app for you.  It's an easy and convenient way to brush up on your Spanish before you arrive for classes or to continue practicing Spanish once you return home.  At Samara Language School, we believe firmly in the value of language immersion and using apps on your smartphone allows you to remain connected to the sounds and patterns of a new language.  The New York Times recently reviewed the best language learning ap Weiterlesen »

Learn Spanish in Costa Rica's Rainy Season

Learn Spanish in Costa Rica's Rainy Season

The low season, or winter in Costa Rica has been dubbed the “Green Season” by the tourism industry because that makes a better first impression than "rainy".  Veteran Costa Rica travelers know that this time of year doesn't need a special moniker to make it appealing; hotel prices are halved, crowds are gone, and while the rain forested slopes of the mountains may be getting drenched, perfect sunny days at the beach are the norm. Weiterlesen »

Feliz Navidad!

Christmas in Costa Rica

 From everyone at Intercultura and Samara Language school, we wish everyone happy holidays!  It's a busy time of year in Costa Rica as families make tamales and participate in other Tico Christmas traditions. Weiterlesen »

Get to know Samara

See the latest footage of the best beach to study Spanish in Costa Rica!


CREAR revamping Sámara’s EBAIS public health clinic with Duke & Vanderbilt Universities

CREAR non-profit association hosted by Intercultura Samara Language School

In 2005, the non-profit CREAR association began offering free supplemental education to local youth in the areas of technology, the environment, English, art and music. Weiterlesen »

Study Spanish and visit Monteverde

Spanish language school Costa Rica

Ready to explore the cloud forest after a week of studying Spanish?  Costa Rica's Monteverde Cloud Forest is one of the few remaining cloud forests on the planet.

Set atop the spine of Costa Rica’s continental divide, Monteverde is a world above the coastal towns that dot the country's famous shoreline. It is a place of cloud forests and coffee plantations, monkeys, mist, and friendly locals. The town of Santa Elena is small and quaint, filled with tasty restaurants and folksy artisan shops, while the nearby rainforest hosts a remarkable amount of biodiversity. Weiterlesen »

Top Safety Tips for Travelers

Are you planning to study Spanish in Costa Rica?  Are you concerned about safety while traveling?  Before you travel, take a look at Lonely Planet's top safety tips, appropriate for any trip to a foreign country.  Weiterlesen »

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