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Escuela de Espanol Colibri

Calle Bartolome Martinez | Reserva Natural Cerro Apante, Matagalpa, Nicaragua
+505 2772 0108
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The best School for spanish

Colibri is the best school for Spanish in the area. The teachers are very nice, and speak very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Emilie J
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Exquisite education

Recently I returned to Matagalpa, Nicaragua to study Spanish at Escuela Colibrí, newly located on... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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We are a small and cozy school with personal attention. Our school is situated in a beautifully restored building in the city center. The classrooms are spacious with high ceilings, natural light and lots of fresh air. It is the perfect environment for focusing on your Spanish!!!Packages by week include 2 to 6 hours of classes a day, family homestay including three meals a day and a weekly excursion or tour. Our teachers do speak English as it can be helpful in some cases. Classes tend to be in Spanish only."Learn, Know, and Feel Our Language and Our Culture". We offer volunteer.
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Calle Bartolome Martinez | Reserva Natural Cerro Apante, Matagalpa, Nicaragua
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Colibri is the best school for Spanish in the area. The teachers are very nice, and speak very slow. It's good for every level (beginner, advanced, etc.). It has a very beautiful view as well, and between the classes there's hammocks to relax in. Remember...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently I returned to Matagalpa, Nicaragua to study Spanish at Escuela Colibrí, newly located on the side of Cerro Apante beside the mountain town of Matagalpa. In almost ten years the school has grown enough to move to the permaculture site of a refurbished farm...More

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Reviewed 10 February 2018

I attended colbri spanish school for 2 weeks arriving with a few phrases memorized and no gramatical knowledge of the spanish language. If you are in this category make sure you plan to spend at least a month here. Colibri school is located in the...More

Thank Nicholas K
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ColibriSpanishSchool, Propietario at Escuela de Espanol Colibri, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018
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Querido Nicholas, hemos disfrutado mucho tu comentario, muchas gracias. Tu maestra sigue con una sonrisa en el rostro y “Momo”...More

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Reviewed 2 February 2018

Colibri is a wonderful Spanish school in a gorgeous setting on the outskirts of Matagalpa. They recently moved to a beautiful acreage overlooking the valley, and the space is full of greenery and tranquility. The classrooms are set among gardens of flowers, herbs, and vegetables,...More

Thank drakristina
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ColibriSpanishSchool, Propietario at Escuela de Espanol Colibri, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018
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¡Una linda apertura de nuestra casa!!! Casa Colibríes tuvo una excelente forma de iniciar gracias a tu bella familia y...More

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Reviewed 14 January 2018

The Colibri school has its own beautiful space now -- above the city yet very close it -- in a lovely garden with views, birds, herbs, lots of space. My children (ages 10, 13 and 13) and I were among the first students at this...More

1  Thank ohdearashok
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ColibriSpanishSchool, Propietario at Escuela de Espanol Colibri, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018
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Ashok, fue muy lindo tenerte nuevamente en casa, esta vez con tus hijas e hijo. Gracias por haber sido parte...More

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Reviewed 12 December 2017

I was sitting in a restaurant in Granada, Nicaragua, and the owner (an expatriate) came up to my table and sat down. What brings you to Nicaragua? I told him that I came to study Spanish. Then he said something to me that I didn’t...More

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Escuela de Espa... M, Propietario at Escuela de Espanol Colibri, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2017

Orlen, our beloved "Green forest". Everything you say about our work is nice and warm. Reviews like this make us see that we are fulfilling our goal: a creative and comprehensive teaching, teaching Spanish through real life experience with a commitment to sustainability. As you...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Having arrived in Matagalpa after traveling in Nicaragua for one month, I spontaneously signed up for one week of Spanish classes at Colibri and must say it was the perfect decision. In my one-to-one classes with my teacher Marilyn I was able to get better...More

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Escuela de Espa... M, Propietario at Escuela de Espanol Colibri, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Eva, thank you very much for writing about our house that way. For this school and its teachers it was a pleasure to receive you and share spaces, culture, smiles and learning of all kinds. We are happy to read that for you it was...More

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Reviewed 25 February 2017

I attended Colibri School for a week in February, with home stay and activities. I've attended other schools in Antigua, Granada, and León, and I found Colibri to be top notch. They have a great staff at Colibri and if you participate in some of...More

Thank Jeff H
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Escuela de Espa... M, Propietario at Escuela de Espanol Colibri, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Hello Jeff, we are very pleased to know that the school fulfilled your expectations and that you learned from each one of the teachers, without having to be your teacher. Every day we work for you and enjoy what we do with professionalism. We invite...More

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Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Colibri introduced my family of 5 to Nicaragua with expertise. They communicated very promptly through emails prior to our trip and accepted a deposit. Matagalpa tours was waiting for us in Managua and transported us directly to Matagalpa. We were warmly welcomed by our Homestay...More

1  Thank Joshua M
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Escuela de Espa... M, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Escuela de Espanol Colibri, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017
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Hola, es muy lindo saber que Colibrí y Matagalpa Tours contribuyeron a que su experiencia en Matagalpa fuera excepcional. Para...More

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Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Everyone is agree, the best place to make friends and learn Spanish at the same time. Get involved in the Nicaraguan way of life.

Thank Lester R
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Georg H
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Hi, Georg, I hope Kristin got in touch with you already. She leaved Matagalpa on Saturday to Ometepe island, We have already written to Kristin, hopefully you will be soon in touch with her. Colibri Spanish School
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