With over 400 million native-Spanish speakers around the world, it’s not hard to find a Spanish-speaking holiday destination! Travel spots vary from colourful cities, to snow-capped volcanoes, sandy beaches and wild jungles. We bring you 5 of our top holiday destinations, where you can practice your Spanish with the locals!:
Mexico: visit colourful boho Sayulita
Mexico offers something of interest for any type of traveller! From the rocky beaches of the Pacific coast to ancient Mayan ruins, be prepared to be dazzled. For a colourful boho getaway, visit the beach village of Sayulita. With its cobbled streets lined with taco stands, surf schools and lush seaside bungalows, you will soon discover why it is such a beloved destination.
Puerto Rico: visit rum infused Ponce
With a blend of Spanish, Indian and African influences, this island has an everlasting international charm. Rum lovers should not miss out on travelling to Ponce, home of the Serralles family and their distillery which produces Don Q Puerto Rican rum. Take a tour of the family’s former mansion and there is no short supply of Don Q throughout the city!
Argentina: visit the “American Switzerland” of Bariloche
Along the shoreline of Lago Nahuel Huapi, Bariloche has one of the most gorgeous settings imaginable. It’s surrounding mountains and lakes play host to a wealth of summer and winter sporting activities, from hiking to snow polo and skiing. Bariloche is also known for it’s chocolate, sold in shops lining Calle Mitre.
Spain: visit the historically rich town of Granada
Nestled at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountains, Granada is one of the most beautiful cities in Spain. Home to majestic citadel and palace of Alhambra, the city is soaked in history. It’s splendid Moorish architectural heritage and old-school bars selling generous tapas, adds to this city’s magnetic allure.
Guatemala: visit magical and secluded Laguna Lachuá
Guatemala is a traveller’s dream with plenty to see and do from volcano-studded horizons to lush forests. Commonly frequented places such as Semuc Champey, Tikal and Antigua are a must, however to get off-the-beaten-track, visit one of our favourite spots: Laguna Lachuá
A 4km walk through lush rainforest will take you to a lake which no words can describe. Crystal clear waters, tranquil silence apart from birdsong, and majestic marine life await you.
Guatemala is also home to our teachers, who would happily pass on travel tips! You can say hi to them here!