Learn Spanish in Benalmadena: Social Life
All students are encouraged to enjoy and make the most of their time in Benalmadena through participation in the guided excursions and activities offered by the Spanish school.
Spanish films, lectures on art, history and literature. Tapas tours, Paella and Sangria parties at the college, various evening outings to enjoy concerts and music venues for those who love Flamenco, Salsa or Latin American dances and of course to various local restaurants!
Day trips are offered to famous local cities; Seville, Cordoba, Granada or Ronda are regular options and students can also visit closer locations: Marbella, Nerja or Malaga.
The main draw during the warm/hotter months being the beaches, which are within easy reach by foot, from the Spanish language school.
The Spanish school in Benalmadena offers a full and varied programme of cultural visits, sports, social outings and excursions throughout the year. Details vary from week to week and from season to season. There is no minimum level required to participate in the activities. Every week they offer a wide range of activities, most of them free of charge: Spanish movies, conferences on Spanish arts, history or literature, local visits to museums, Flamenco (Sevillanas) dance lessons, evening outings to tapas bars, restaurants, cinemas, Sangria parties etc.
Once a week the Spanish school offers “tutor lessons” where the students can have a 30-minute sessions with a teacher to further discuss grammatical structure, vocabulary or other subjects.
Weekend excursions : Seville, Granada, Ronda, Cordoba and other destinations.
Sports activities : include horseback riding, golf, sailing, windsurfing, outdoor tennis, badminton, volleyball and beach volleyball.
The school believe it is essential that you get to know the Spanish way of life, Spanish culture, the Spanish people, the fabulous Andalusia cuisine. These aspects are also important parts of your stay, since it enriches your experience and helps you improve your knowledge of the Spanish language.