Spanish Lessons

Immersive Spanish Lessons in Minca

Think school sucks? School might suck sometimes, but learning Spanish is cool! Learning at Misión Gaia is inspiring, fun, and original!


We offer a variety of Spanish lessons tailored to best fit your skill level, interests and needs. Whether you are here for an afternoon or a week, Minca is the perfect place for practicing Spanish and gaining intimate knowledge of Colombian culture.


Not only will you get to enjoy all that Minca has to offer, you will have the opportunity to improve your language skills while interacting with the welcoming people living and working in Minca - many of whom are close friends of the Misión Gaia team.



We offer three types of Spanish lessons:

1. Getting around

Are you often lost when locals talk to you? Would you like to be able to communicate without using "Spanglish"?


This class is designed for the traveller looking to improve their cultural experiences while visiting Spanish-speaking countries. It helps students eliminate communication barriers by practicing conversation and learning common phrases.

  • Learn by shopping at local stores
  • Learn by knowing the town and its characters
  • Learn by cooking Colombian food
  • Learn by doing yoga


DURATION: 1 class +

FREQUENCY: from 2 to 10 lessons per week (maximum of 2 lessons per day) + 3 sessions of cultural exchange

CLASSES: maximum of 6 students

START DATE: any Monday throughout the year

LEVEL: basic

AGE: 10 years old+

LENGTH OF EACH LESSON: 50 minutes

2. Part-time intensive

Want to improve your Spanish skills but think a normal language course is too boring? We have a solution for you!


This course is designed for people who want to learn Spanish and enjoy outdoor activities in the mountains of the Sierra Nevada. It is a theoretical and practical course available for all learning levels.


DURATION: 1 week +

FREQUENCY: 10 lessons per week (2 lessons per day) + 3 sessions of cultural exchange

CLASSES: maximum of 5 students

START DATE: any Monday throughout the year

LEVEL: basic, intermediate and advanced

AGE: 10 years old+

LENGTH OF EACH LESSON: 50 minutes

3. Intensive

Want to improve your Spanish but don`t want to spend too much of your valuable time in Colombia with language courses? Here you go:


Our most popular course is designed to help students learn Spanish as quickly as possible. Classes are completely in Spanish, from basic to advanced. Students are placed in each level according to their skills and competencies. This course focuses on theory and constant language practice; from grammar exercises to a variety of practical tools; including discussing of newspaper and magazine articles, news, interviews, films and television programs, songs and, of course, real situations and cultural exchange events led by Misión Gaia through our program activities.


DURATION: 1 week +

FREQUENCY: 20 lessons per week (4 lessons per day) + 4 sessions of cultural exchange

CLASSES: maximum of 5 students

START DATE: any Monday throughout the year

LEVEL: basic, intermediate and advanced

AGE: 10 years old+

LENGTH OF EACH LESSON: 45 minutes

For more information about our Spanish lessons, including prices, write to us using the contact form.

The proceeds from our Spanish lessons help us cover the costs of our community programs and other administrative costs.