Españolé International House Valencia — summer school in Spain
Spanish and sailing
Program description and what is included
If you love the sea, if you have always dreamed of learning to sail or have already started and want to improve your skills while learning Spanish, this is the perfect programme for you. You will enjoy a great sport with a perfect climate. What more would you ask for?
The programme combines the Spanish course, in which you will work in a practical way all the areas of the language, with the sailing course in which you will develop your skills to handle a boat, direct it, maneuver and understand the fundamentals of this sport. You will learn about meteorology, seamanship, safety at sea, nautical terms, seafaring knots… Learn Spanish and sailing in Valencia in possible.
It is not necessary that you already know Spanish or have experience sailing, our Spanish and sailing course is designed for all levels, from unexperienced to experienced sailors. The only requirement is that you can swim well.
You will have the intensive Spanish course of your choice (20, 25 or 30 classes) and 6 sailing classes per week. The price is only for Sailing course.
The Spanish course lasts between 1 and 48 weeks. The sailing course, between 1 and 4 weeks.
Españolé International House Valencia has a complete programme designed to help you achieve your goal: to communicate effectively in Spanish. The school has modern facilities that are perfectly located in
the city centre and offers a wide range of courses given by exceptionally dedicated and experienced teachers. We take care of all accommodation arrangements and encourage our students to participate in the cultural activities we organise every week to give them the full immersive experience.
Our beautiful school is located in the historical Palacio de los Fernández de Córdova building deep in the heart of Valencia’s Old Town. We have carefully renovated the stunning 153-year-old property to our own vision of a 21st century language school that compliments history with modernism. The school is surrounded by history and culture and you don’t have to look far to discover world famous sights such as Plaza de la Virgen which houses one of Valencia’s most emblematic buildings – La Catedral de Santa Maria.
After lessons children can relax in the cafeteria or on the spacious terrace. There is a patio, sun loungers, barbecue area and sun loungers on site. You can play volleyball on the beach or learn how to make paella. Sports facilities include tennis courts, playgrounds, aerobics and step aerobics rooms. During the week children will sample local products at the Central Market and visit the Cultural Centre which offers a combination planetarium, botanical gardens, cinema and science centre. For an additional fee schoolchildren will visit the museum of papier-mâché Falhas. There you can fins monuments of all the satirical figures and events of the year. The weekends are spent at the Albufera Nature Reserve.
Children are accommodated in the residence or host families. The way from the residence to the centre takes 15 minutes on foot, while families are accommodated within 30-40 minutes by metro or bus.
Why choose this school
- Friendly atmosphere and personalized attention to our students
- Wide range of courses and academic excellence
- Years of experience
- A stunning historical building in the old town
- Central location
- 11th century Arabic wall and a tower running through the school building
- Exclusive student-use areas: terrace, patio, roof garden with showers and sun loungers
- BBQ parties and Spanish cuisine workshops in the school kitchen, and other activities
- Widely accredited including a certificate for being an environmentally friendly school with a reduced CO2 footprint
- 28 classrooms with interactive whiteboards, natural light, air-conditioning and fully equipped for Spanish language lessons.
- Students' cafe
- A breath-taking roof terrace with sun loungers and fruit trees
- The computer and reading areas
- Barbecue kichen
- Access to free WiFi throughout the school campus
- Fitness training
- Step classes
Hobbies and clubs
- Dancing lessons
- Film club
- Sports competitions
- Cultural visits
- Beach afternoons.
Recommended arrival cities
- Valencia Airport - 30 minutes
Calle de Caballeros, 36, Valencia, España