Combined Salsa & Spanish Program

Learn Spanish at the same time as you learn to dance.

Learn Spanish while you learn to dance.

Here at Salsa Latina Academy we are also offering you the opportunity to team your Salsa classes with Spanish Language tuition through our partner school, Sol Latino.

Please use the links below for information on our combined Salsa & Spanish packages, or contact us if you have any further questions.


Package Options and Prices

Our Solo packages provide you with 1 on 1 teaching in your Salsa class, and a private room if you require accommodation.

Duo packages are designed for couples or friends travelling together. With this option you can choose to take your Spanish classes together, or to take individual, 1-on-1 classes. You can also choose between a double room and single rooms if you choose to stay with a local family.

Solo packages

These packages are priced based on one on one classes.

Cost per person, per week $
No. of hours
of Salsa classes
No. of hours
of Spanish classes
Housing options Low season
(Sept - May)
High season
(June - Aug)
5 20 None $ 163 $ 172
5 25 None $ 175 $ 184
5 20 Casa Latina $ 198 $ 207
5 25 Casa Latina $ 210 $ 219
5 20 Home-stay $ 213 $ 222
5 25 Home-stay $ 225 $ 234

Duo packages

These packages are priced based on 2 people sharing Salsa classes with private, 1-on-1 Spanish classes.

Cost per person, per week $
No. of hours
of Salsa classes
No. of hours
of Spanish classes
Housing options Low season
(Sept - May)
High season
(June - Aug)
5 20 None $ 158 $ 167
5 25 None $ 170 $ 179
5 20 Casa Latina $ 182 $ 191
5 25 Casa Latina $ 194 $ 203
5 20 Home-stay * $ 208 $ 217
5 25 Home-stay * $ 220 $ 229

These packages are priced based on 2 people sharing both Salsa classes and Spanish classes.

Cost per person, per week $
No. of hours
of Salsa classes
No. of hours
of Spanish classes
Housing options Low season
(Sept - May)
High season
(June - Aug)
5 20 None $ 131 $ 139
5 25 None $ 140 $ 148
5 20 Casa Latina $ 155 $ 163
5 25 Casa Latina $ 164 $ 172
5 20 Home-stay * $ 181 $ 189
5 25 Home-stay * $ 190 $ 198

* Accommodation with a Guatemalan family is possible with either double or single rooms, depending on your preferences. The price for either option is as quoted above.


Registration Fee and Our Charitable Donations

To enroll, each student must submit an application and pay a onetime (non-refundable, not part of your tuition) US$30 registration fee. This guarantees your enrollment in one of the Salsa & Spanish packages in "Salsa Latina Academy" and your stay with a Guatemalan family.

US$10 of your registration fee is used as funds to support the social organization currently in need of materials and contribution, or expenses for special activities related to the project. The registration fee also helps to cover some expenses in the registration process (post office, calls, taxes, etc.) and the maintenance of the web page and promotional materials.

The registration fee payment can be sent directly to us using a banking transfer or be paid at "Salsa Latina Academy" during the first week of classes.

Alternatively, please go to our online registration page.

Your registration is 100% guaranteed!


What is Included in Your Package

For each of the below items, you will get a personal teacher for yourself, or yourself and your partner depending on whether you have chosen a single or duo package.

All classes are held Monday through Saturday, and can be either in the morning or afternoon according to your preferences.

  • Personalized Salsa classes.
  • A group weekly Salsa Class.
  • Personalized Spanish classes.
  • Accommodation, if required, according to your preferences. For more information on our accommodation options, please go to our Accommodation page.
  • The option to participate in our daily activities free of charge. For more information on the types of activities and excursions you can expect, please go to our Activities & Excursions page
  • Access to the volunteer opportunities with the social projects that our school supports, and the various NGO's around Quetzaltenango. For more information on the volunteering opportunities available and social projects we support, please go to our Volunteering & Social Projects page
  • Contribution to the social projects that the school supports, and to local social projects within Xela.
  • A minimum of $10 from your tuition price is donated to local social projects in need of funding. For more information on our charitable donations please click here.
  • Unlimited free coffee, tea, and purified water all day long.
  • Free use of our library (dictionaries, games, literature, etc.)
  • Free internet access and unlimited WIFI access.

About Your Spanish Lessons

The Spanish classes we offer are through our partner school Sol Latino. We offer personalized programs for all levels of ability, and across various levels of interest, enabling you to get the most from your lessons.

Our Spanish lessons provide:

  • Quality instruction that is designed to progress the abilities of each student.
  • Fast results with a solid foundation.
  • Fun and relaxed learning in a social environment.
  • Weekly outings for students to socialize dance and have fun.

Our Spanish tuition is split into 10 levels, and is studied progressively according to your ability, from Beginner classes for students who have never studied Spanish before, through to Superior classes for those who want to perfect their Spanish.

Salsa Latina Academy also offers a variety of programs for those who want to study Spanish for a specific purpose. We offer specialized programs for:

One-on-one tuition helps you to learn quickly.

One-on-one tuition helps you to learn quickly.

  • Volunteers
  • Travelers'/Survival Spanish
  • Medical Spanish (for both doctors and nurses)
  • Social workers
  • University groups
  • Internships
  • Lawyers
  • Missionaries
  • Families
  • Children
  • Miscellaneous groups

Your instructor will develop a personalized course plan according to the program that you choose. Will you be volunteering in Guatemala with Children? If so your instructor will give you the appropriate examples, exercises and vocabulary for different situations that you may encounter during your work in Quetzaltenango or Guatemala. Or, will you be traveling around Guatemala or Central America? If so, your instructor can provide you with the necessary Spanish for various situations that you may encounter during your trip.

If you have a specific situation that you wish to focus your Spanish language learning on, please contact us to discuss your requirements.

For further information on Spanish lessons, please visit Sol Latino's website.