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    EF Language Year Abroad in Playa Tamarindo, Costa Rica

    EF Language Year Abroad in Playa Tamarindo, Costa Rica


    • Listing Type: Gap Year Programs
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Destinations: Costa Rica
    • Credit Awarded: College
    • Program Length: Academic Year, Semester, Quarter, Other
    • Start Month: January, April, June, September, November
    • Category: Language
    • Selective: No
    • Gender: Coed
    • Ages: 16, 17, 18, 19+, 19
    • Housing: Dorm, Homestay, Student Apartment
    • Affiliation: Gap Year Association
    • Financial Aid: Payment Terms
    • Minimum Cost: $10,000 - $20,000
    • Call: (800) 992-1892
    • Meeting: Schedule a Meeting
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    Study abroad, learn Spanish, and make new friends from around the world. On EF Language Year Abroad in Playa Tamarindo, Costa Rica allows you to spend a semester or year in one of the world's top eco-tourism destinations. The campus is in a former resort and has its own private pool. Earn transferrable college credit. 


    Invest in your dreams. Achieve fluency, see the world, expand your international network – and launch your global future. Study for 6, 9 or 11 months and start in April, June, September or January. 

    Study abroad and learn more than just a language. Become fluent in a new culture. Prepare for an official exam, gain international work experience, and expand your network. College credit available allowing you to make progress towards a current or future degree while abroad.

    Experience total cultural immersionAchieve complete fluency

    Gain skills and build your global future

    Make friends from 100 different countries, building an international network for life

    Volunteer and participate in an internship 


    Call the Admissions Team and let us help you plan the adventure of a lifetime while living the language abroad.  

    For more than 50 years, EF has helped millions of people become citizens of the world by breaking down barriers of language, culture, and geography. Through cultural exchanges, educational travel, language training, and degree programs we are the World Leader in International Education.

    Cost and Session Information


    EF Homestay: (included) Twin room with a carefully selected local host. Breakfast and dinner will be prepared by your hosts Monday-Friday, and all meals on weekends. 

    EF Residence (International House): Quad room from $55/week. Meals are not included.


    A package of tuition, accommodation, meals, activities, transfers, and flights is available. Please call or text the US Based Admissions Team at 1-800-992-1892 to get a personalized price quote or learn more.