Why study Spanish in Santiago? Santiago (population over 6 million) is the largest city in Chile, making it a central hub for a wide range of outdoor sports and activities. As Chile’s capital, it’s a great place to begin your travels and gain an understanding of the country’s culture. Plus, other parts of the region, such as Pomaire and Los Andes, are easily accessible for further exploration.
Ecela Santiago is located in Providencia, one of the best and safest neighborhoods in all of Santiago. It’s an ideal location for studying Spanish and it’s adjacent to many restaurants, bars, cafes, attractive parks, museums, cinemas and shops.
- Prime Location. The school sits peacefully in a quiet residential street in Providencia, which is conveniently located near local cafes, restaurants and many other important downtown sites.
- Study in Comfort. Our Spanish courses in Santiago, Chile are housed in what used to be an old mansion. The mansion has since been remodeled and features large commons areas including an outdoor patio for churrasco grilling.
- Flexible Options. Start any week of the year and study from one week to four months with no additional charge if you decide to switch from one Ecela Spanish school to another.
- Scheduled Activities. Dance salsa, cook regional dishes, explore the nearby Andes mountain range and much more.
Students who study Spanish in Santiago will walk away feeling fulfilled both culturally and educationally. Let’s take a look at some of the different activities that are available through our Spanish language school in Chile.
Global language travel experts recommend learning Spanish with Ecela…
…and so do our students!
Previous Ecela Santiago students awarded the school with an aggregate rating of 4.64/5.<!- Start Testimonial -->
The students you meet seem to come from every corner of the world, some I’ve never even heard of before!
This is my 3rd week here and I have made good friends and gone places that under normal circumstances would not have been able to. I would recommend this for anyone looking to live in Santiago and experience a slice of life in Chile.
The teachers at the school are helpful and very easy to talk to. My Spanish has improved with every day I have attended classes. The activities and location of the school provides good opportunities for exploring the city of Santiago.
The things I have learned in Chile will outlast the time I have spent here. The students you meet seem to come from every corner of the world, some I’ve never even heard of before! I am glad that I have participated in this program and know that I am a better person for doing so.
I learned more Spanish that I would in a year in Amsterdam.
Dear ECELA people: Thanks for everything! I had a fantastic time during the four weeks I spent at ECELA Spanish School in Santiago, Chile. I learned more Spanish that I would in a year in Amsterdam. It was the best vacation of my life, and I loved sharing this experience with so many special people.
Paz (Paz Gatica, the school’s Activities Coordinator): ¡vamos chicos!…Gracias y besos.
(Spanish Student in Chile 2009)
For me, staying with a family was the best and fastest way to learn Spanish.
Hereby my some words about my homestay.
My homestay in Santiago was really great. I stayed with a nice family; dad, mom and 2 kids, who made me feel like a part of the family. They really made sure that I had a great time in Santiago and that I never felt alone. They helped me find my way in the city and the dad even did a ´practice´ walk to school with me the night before my first day!
For me, staying with a family was the best and fastest way to learn Spanish. Everyday you wake up with Spanish (my hostmom got me breakfast in bed everyday!) and if you came home after school there is always somebody to practice with. My family was always patient and helped me when i was struggling with spanish. Without this family, my experience in Santiago would have been good, but not so great as it has been!