Spanish courses in Gran Canaria

Dear Student, dear visitor,

The GRAN CANARIA SCHOOL OF LANGUAGES offers intensive Spanish courses to foreign students since 1964.

Our Spanish courses are offered all year round in six levels in groups and in private or semiprivate lessons and are aimed to adults who are either having their first contact with the Spanish language or to those who wish to improve their knowledge. Here you will find the Spanish course you need, whether general or for specific purposes. Private tuition is also available on Skype.


Our highly qualified and long experienced teachers will make your study of the Spanish language an easy fun trip.


For your comfort, we offer accommodation in single, double and shared rooms in our two residences just beside the beach and at short walking distance from the school. Weekly excursions and many other services are included in the price.

Our courses

Course 20

20 hours Standard course

1 week: 175 €


With accommodation: 429 €

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Course 20 offer

20 hours Standard course

Pay 3 weeks,

get 4 weeks.


Course with accommodation: 1227 €

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Discount: 25%

Course 25

20 hours Standard course


5 extra hours

with teacher: 293 €


with PC-course: 208 €


With accommodation starting from: 462 €

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Course 30

20 hours Standard course


10 extra hours

with teacher: 410 €


with PC-course: 240 €


With accommodation starting from: 494 €

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Private course

1 student

in the morning

10 hours/week: 330 €

in the afternoon

10 hours/week: 300 €


With accommodation starting from: 554 €

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Semiprivate course

2 students of the same level booking together

in the morning or in the afternoon

10 hours/week: 420 €


With accommodation starting from: 737 €

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30 Stunden/Woche

Niveaus A1 und A2


20 Stunden Hauptkurs


10 Stunden mit Lehrer: 410 €

10 Stunden PC-Kurs: 240 €

Mit Unterkunft ab: 494 €

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Our accommodation


  • Ensuite bathroom

  • Beside the beach

  • Walking distance from school

  • Breakfast (B&B), optional halfboard (HB)

  • TV

  • WiFi

  • Safe box

  • Weekly excursion

  • Break-coffee

  • Free grammar book

  • Free use of the student book

  • Free use of a bodyboard

Single room

Single room

1 week: 254 Eur B&B

1 week: 303 Eur HB


Special offer:

pay 3, get 4.

Shared room

Shared room for students up to 25 years of age.

1 week: 205 Eur B&B

1 week: 254 Eur HB


Special offer:

pay 3, get 4.

Double room, single use

Double room for single use

1 week: 310 Eur B&B

1 week: 359 Eur HB


Special offer:

pay 3, get 4.

Double room for two occupants, only one follows a course.

Double room for two occupants.

1 week: 317 Eur B&B

1 week: 415 Eur HB


Special offer:

pay 3, get 4.

Double room for two occupants, both follow a course.

Self-catered apartment, 1 up to 5 persons.


Contact us for prices and availability.


The Canary Islands... a fantastic life.

John Kettley, meteorologist



The GRAN CANARIA SCHOOL OF LANGUAGES is specialized in the teaching of Spanish to foreign students since 1964. In all these years many thousands of students have attended the school and spread the good reputation the school enjoys all over the world. The teachers are highly specialized and have long experience.


In 1994 on its 30th anniversary, Gran Canaria S.O.L. was officially congratulated by the Canary Government through the Tourism Board of Gran Canaria as well as by the Town Council of Las Palmas through its Tourism Council for its many years of good work.




The Gran Canaria S.O.L. is a member of other Spanish and local cultural, professional and tourism associations. All the best school agents and travel agencies represent it worldwide.


In 2001 it was awarded by the CIT (Center for Initiatives and Tourism) of Gran Canaria the recognition of Recommended Business, of which organization it is a member since then for its excellent pedagogical labour in the teaching of Spanish to foreign students, and for its student accommodation quality.


The Gran Canaria S.O.L. is also recognized by the Educational Council of the Canary Government.

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The Gran Canaria S.O.L. is recognised since 1986 by the German Government as a collaborator in teaching Spanish (Bildungsurlaub) for professional training.

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The Gran Canaria S.O.L. is the only authorised center for the DIE (Diploma Internacional de Español) examinations in Las Palmas.

The International Diploma of Spanish is recognised by the Courses of Spanish Language and Culture of the Universidad Pontificia of Salamanca.

Gran Canaria School of Languages has won the Teaching Excellence Award for Canary Islands in the 2016/17 iStudy Global Awards!

The awards program selects winners based on their achievements and strengths in the education industry. Award winners have demonstrated success and innovation.


The judges of the award have received an overwhelming number of nominations this year and the judging panel had the unenviable task of selecting those schools, universities, teams and individuals within each category most worthy of an award.

All winners of the 2016 iStudy Awards are subject to the same rigorous assessment criteria, carried out by their experienced in-house professionals. This ensures that only the most deserving walk away with one of these prestigious accolades.

The iStudy Awards represent the pinnacle of achievement, championing the best in their respective fields. Therefore, to come out as a clear winner is an achievement that the Gran Canaria School is proud of.

iStudy award winner 2016-2017

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Our guaranties

  1. No registration fees

    The school does not charge any registration or booking fees for courses or accommodation.

  2. All Spanish levels throughout the year

    The school stays open all 12 months of the year.
    We run our Spanish courses in six levels all year round.

  3. 20 hours/week

    Levels taught in groups of max. 12 participants: A1, A2, B1, B2, C1.
    All groups will have 20 hours of tuition per week regardless of the number of participants.

  4. All classes are made up

    The school only closes on bank holidays. All classes pertaining to those days are made up during the same week.

  5. Any course as of 1 week

    Any course may be booked as of one week and for as many weeks as desired.

  6. Food preferences are respected

    When booking our half board, your meal preferences will be respected: vegetarian, celiac, allergic to lactose, etc.

  7. Qualified and experienced teachers

    All our teachers are native speakers. They hold a university degree in Spanish philology or linguistics and have long experience in teaching Spanish as a foreign language.

  8. Accommodation near school

    Stay at our residence halls and reach the school in 15 minutes or less by foot along the beach promenade. No public transport needed.

  9. Online learning

    Try our online course of levels A1 and A2 before you arrive and after you leave. This will help you maintain and enhance your Spanish level after you return home.
    Access to our online course is free for all students staying at our residence halls.


Me gustaría muchísimo volver a la escuela el próximo año para mejorar mi español y también porque he encontrado personas muy amables y divertidas. !Muchísimas gracias!

Ilaria farioli, 26, Italia.


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Private tuition on Skype and E-mail:

235 Eur/10 hours

Private tuition on Skype

Online Spanish course for levels A1 and A2: online Spanish course

Spanish grammar explained in English: