7 language schools by the sea. Listen to the sound of the waves as you learn

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After Mandarin, Spanish is said to be the most spoken language in the world. Along with English, it’s one of the most important languages in the world of business and is the second most studied language across all five continents. Fancy learning Spanish? Why not do it in the Costa del Sol, a great place for studying the native language? Incredible beaches, great weather, nature, gastronomy, and countless leisure options all await in the province of Malaga, and you’ll find a wide variety of language schools by the sea here. Learning a language can be an unforgettable experience especially if you decide to truly immerse yourself in the language. Here are our hand-picked Spanish academies near the sea. 


Quorum language centre

Located just a 10-minute walk from the beach in the picturesque town of Nerja, Quorum language school offers Spanish courses that adapt to the needs of students, and one of its main priorities is maintaining constant contact with students. What’s more, the school offers dynamic classes ensuring the Spanish-learning experience also means fun, as well as organising social activities, cultural and sports trips so you can learn Spanish in a laid back friendly atmosphere. 


La Playa Escuela de Español

Situated in Rincón de la Victoria and just metres away from the sea, La Playa Escuela de Español provides courses for different languages including English, German, and France, as well as private classes if you prefer a one-to-one experience. The school is accredited by Instituto Cervantes and all teachers are qualified and have international experience and a native-level of English. They also offer various types of accommodation for students.  


Centro Internacional de Lengua Española - CILE

CILE is a Spanish school by the sea in the city of Malaga, only 10 minutes from the beach on foot, in the heart of the historic centre and located in an old 19th century building. It's surrounded by landmarks, restaurants and cafés. With an experienced team of qualified native teachers, it offers Spanish courses to thousands of students of all ages. Thanks to its fun, appealing and communicative approach, you can improve your language skills while also discovering the unique Malagueña culture.

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Cervantes Escuela Internacional

Cervantes Escuela Internacional is a Spanish school barely 200 metres from the seafront and 10 minutes walking from the centre of Malaga city. Accredited by Instituto Cervantes, each year students of 50 different nationalities pass through to study here. The school focuses all its efforts on a cutting-edge high-quality teaching methodology by offering students a personalised service and ensuring their stay results in a unique experience. 



Debla is a language school with a family feel just five minutes on foot from the beach and 10 minutes from Malaga's historic centre. Accredited by Instituto Cervantes, it guarantees very high teaching standards. The centre has several terraces, a garden, and lovely views of the Mediterranean sea. Classrooms are modern and fully-equipped. 


Enforex Málaga

Enforex Málaga is situated in the centre of the city, only a five-minute stroll from the beach and right next to Museo Picasso. The school occupies a beautiful historic building that has been completely reformed, found in a lively and charming neighbourhood where you can immerse yourself in the malagueña way of life.

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Positioned in the middle of Malaga city and just a few minutes from La Malagueta beach, MaestroMío is accredited by Instituto Cervantes and was born out of a real passion for teaching Spanish. It has a big team of qualified native-level teachers and offers a full package that includes accommodation, activities and trips so you can completely immerse yourself in the Spanish culture.


Malaca Instituto

Malaca Instituto is a great option for learning a new language. More than 100,000 students have studied here and it’s one of the most awarded language schools in the world. Its facilities are ideal for people looking for a school by the sea, as it’s only 10 minutes walking distance from Pedregalejo beach. Inside its 10,000 m2 site you’ll find endless services available on top of the school: 95 bedrooms, terraces, gym, pool, restaurant, gardens, 24/7 reception, cultural activities, as well as a large team on hand that’ll make you feel at home.


Maravillas Programas Internacionales

Maravillas Programas Internacionales is a centre recognised by Instituto Cervantes, located in Benalmádena and 20 minutes from Santa Ana beach on foot. Found on the top floor of a modern building, the centre boasts 13 spacious bright classrooms that are equipped with audiovisual aids and air-conditioning. All teachers are qualified native-level professionals and regularly take part in refresher courses. 


Enforex Marbella

Found in one of the best areas of the city, Enforex Marbella is less than five minutes from the beach and close to lots of touristy sites. In addition, the classrooms are spacious, let in a lot of light and are equipped with the best resources. Between lessons you can enjoy the lovely terrace and chat with other students under the warm Andalusian sun.

The Costa del Sol offers you a wide variety of specialised centres that proudly hold a long and proven track record when it comes to teaching Spanish. Every year, thousands of people look to learn a language in the country where it's spoken, and the province of Malaga stands out as a destination for language-learning tourism. The Costa del Sol provides not just welcoming courses for students of all levels, but also an unparalleled setting in which you can enjoy the learning process even more. Study Spanish in the Costa del Sol and feel like a local.

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