Study Spanish at the jungle Yarina Eco Lodge
Combine an Amazonian experience with Spanish courses!
Live in the heart of the Ecuadorian jungle, one hour away from Coca at the Yarina Eco Lodge, a unique natural site, while improving your Spanish with the help of experienced teachers!
Close to the “Rio Napo” in the impenetrable Amazon jungle, the largest virgin forest in the world, you will study in an attractive and natural place.
We offer a full week stay in the jungle (5 days / 4 nights).
Accommodation and meals: With a capacity of 50 people, the Yarina Lodge offers 20 huts with private bathrooms. The huts are made with typical materials such as: bamboo on the walls, the palm of pambil on the floor and the toquilla straw on the roof. All these materials are provided by indigenous people who plant these materials to sell and earn money. During eight hours per day (8am – 12m) (6pm – 10pm) electricity is provided for the whole lodge. The dining room and social area are located in the main cabin which is a nice place to rest, make friends or simply enjoy the view.
Yarina Eco Lodge, is a member of Yuturi Conservation Group, an organization involved in many rainforest conservation projects that are supported by national and international organizations with the same feelings …
Yarina Eco Lodge started 10 years ago as a program to teach the importance of conserving wildlife and environment with the local community.
The Rescue Center Arcadia supports the conservation and rescue of wildlife in the Ecuadorian Amazon. You will enjoy discovering the magic of the jungle and learnig how to save the wildlife and nature with us.
Relax and enjoy our organized excursions! You will take advantage of all the expertise of indigenous naturalist guides. You can be sure they will share their passion for the Amazon with you!
Our price of USD 899.— (one teacher one student), USD 699.— (one teacher two students)
- 18 hours Spanish classes
- Accommodation at the Jungle Lodge (double bedrooms with bathroom)
- Full board
- Daily excursions according to the program
- Local guides
- Boat trip Coca – Jungle Lodge – Coca
- Bottles of drinking water in bedrooms and during excursions as well as at mealtime
- Mosquito net in bedrooms
Does not include
- Night bus to Coca (roundtrip)
- Alcoholic drinks
- Personal expenses
Flight to Coca (roundtrip) according to your budget or to your needs (we can organize this transportation for you)
What to bring
The tropical forest is warm, humid and rainy! Thus, comfortable clothes which dry quickly are essential and highly recommended.
- Shorts and long trousers (no jeans advised)
- T-Shirts and sweat-shirts with long sleeves
- Rain jacket
- Bathing suit
- Mosquito repellent (special “tropics” is the best)
- Sun cream
- Cap for protection from sun and rain
- Plastic bags to wrap clothes hermetically