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Study Spanish while enjoying sun and surf filled beaches of, Puerto Escondido, Mexico.
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Sunset from a classroom at I.L.P.E.

Beautiful Carrizalillo beach

Selling produce at "el mercado"
Puerto Escondido Spanish Language School is located on the Pacific Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico with a close up view of the world famous surfing beach, Playa Zicatela, commonly known as the Mexican Pipeline.

Instituto de Lenguajes Puerto Escondido, I.L.P.E. is a small student centered Spanish language school. Our teachers design individual learning programs for students of all levels wanting to study Spanish in Mexico. We offer small group and private Spanish lessons for children and adults. Classes start and end any day of the week and you choose the number of hours per day and days per week that you want to study Spanish.

We also offer homestays with local families, volunteer opportunities, excursions to local ruins, lagoons and beaches, rock climbing adventures, salsa dance lessons, Oaxacan cooking lessons, artesanry workshops and tours of Puerto and surrounding areas. For those that want to study Spanish and surf or just learn to surf we offer top quality surf lessons, surf board rentals and surf tours.

Established in 1999, I.L.P.E was the first Spanish language school in Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca, Mexico. Over the years it has become and integral part of the community and has developed into one of the finest Spanish language schools in Mexico. (See our students' comments)

The teachers at our Spanish language school are native Spanish speakers from all over Latin America and Mexico. They are highly trained and experienced in teaching Spanish to speakers of other languages. All teachers at Puerto Escondido Spanish Language School have learned English as a second language and know first hand the difficulties of acquiring another language.

Courses taught at the Puerto Escondido Spanish Language School provide students the opportunity to learn Spanish and immerse themselves in the Latino culture while enjoying the stimulating environment and fun activities that Puerto Escondido has to offer.

Private Spanish lessons or small group Spanish classes, homestays with local families,
salsa dance lessons, Mexican cooking classes, artesanry workshops, surf trips,
surf lessons, surfboard rentals, excursions to local ruins, lagoons & beaches,
rockclimbing adventures as well as tours of Puerto Escondido and surrounding areas.