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Terms of use

Website owner, the offering, and binding of Terms

This website is owned and operated by WAYRA Instituto de Español. These Terms set forth the terms and conditions under which you may use our website and services as offered by us. This website offers visitors spanish languague study programs, accommodations and leisure activities for students. By accessing or using the website of our service, you approve that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by these Terms.

Who can use your website

In order to use and/or receive our services, you must be at least 18 years of age, or of the legal age of majority in your jurisdiction, and possess the legal authority, right and freedom to enter into these Terms as a binding agreement. You are not allowed to use and/or receive services if doing so is prohibited in your country or under any law or regulation applicable to you.

Key commercial Terms offered to customers

When buying our service, you agree that: you are responsible for reading the full item listing before making a commitment to buy it: (ii) you enter into a legally binding contract to purchase a service when you commit to buy a service and you complete the check-out payment process.

The prices we charge for using our services or products are listed on the website. We reserve the right to change our prices for products displayed at any time, and to correct pricing errors that may inadvertently occur. Additional information about pricing and sales tax is available on the payments page.

The fee for the services and any other charges you may incur in connection with your use of the service, such as taxes and possible transaction fees, will be charged on a basis to your payment method.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation more than 8 weeks before the course start date:

If a participant cancels the program more than 8 weeks before the first day of class, the non-refundable deposit of USD 150.00 or USD 250.00 (if accommodation is booked through Wayra) will be forfeited.

Cancellations between 8 weeks and 2 weeks before the course start date:

For cancellations made between 8 weeks and 2 weeks before the start date of classes, a 50% cancellation fee of the program cost, excluding the non-refundable deposit, will be charged.

Cancellations 15 days or less prior to the course start date:

There will be no refund for cancellations made within 15 days of the start date of classes.


If you wish to reschedule your program and not lose your payment (excluding the non-refundable deposit), please follow these two requirements:

Notify us in writing at least 15 days before your scheduled start date.

Your rescheduled program must commence within one year of the original scheduled date.

National Holidays

School holidays: There are no classes during the Easter Week from April 3rd - April 7th, 2023 (lodging runs normally). Additionally, the school will be closed from August 20th, 2023 - September 17th, 2023 (incl. lodging) and during Christmas week from December 25th - December 29th, 2023 (lodging runs normally). National holidays: January 1, April 10, May 1, July 24, August 14, December 1 and December 25. National holidays are subject to change. There is no refund for National Holidays.

Retention of right to change offering

We may, without prior notice, change the services; stop providing the services or any features of the services we offer; or create limits for the services. We may permanently or temporarily terminate or suspend access to the services without notice and liability for any reason, or for no reason.

Ownership of intellectual property, copyrights and logos

The Service and all materials therein or transferred thereby, including, without limitation, software, images, text, graphics, logos, patents, trademarks, service marks, copyrights, photographs, audio, videos, music and all Intellectual Property Rights related thereto, are the exclusive property of WAYRA Instituto de Español or the corresponding partners on our websites. Except as explicitly provided herein, nothing in these Terms shall be deemed to create a license in or under any such Intellectual Property Rights, and you agree not to sell, license, rent, modify, distribute, copy, reproduce, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, publish, adapt, edit or create derivative works thereof.


You agree to indemnify and hold WAYRA Instituto de Español harmless from any demands, loss, liability, claims or expenses (including attorneys’ fees), made against them by any third party due to, or arising out of, or in connection with your use of the website or any of the services offered on the website.

Limitation of liability

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, WAYRA Instituto de Español assumes no liability or responsibility for any (i) errors, mistakes, or inaccuracies of content; (ii) personal injury or property damage, of any nature whatsoever, resulting from your access to or use of our service; and (iii) any unauthorized access to or use of our secure servers and/or any and all personal information stored therein.

Right to change and modify Terms

We reserve the right to modify these terms from time to time at our sole discretion. Therefore, you should review these page periodically. When we change the Terms in a material manner, we will notify you that material changes have been made to the Terms. Your continued use of the Website or our service after any such change constitutes your acceptance of the new Terms. If you do not agree to any of these terms or any future version of the Terms, do not use or access (or continue to access) the website or the service.

Promotional emails and content

You agree to receive from time to time promotional messages and materials from us, by mail, email or any other contact form you may provide us with (including your phone number for calls or text messages). If you don't want to receive such promotional materials or notices – please just notify us at any time.

Preference of law and dispute resolution

These Terms, the rights and remedies provided hereunder, and any and all claims and disputes related hereto and/or to the services, shall be governed by, construed under and enforced in all respects solely and exclusively in accordance with the internal substantive laws of Costa Rica, without respect to its conflict of laws principles. Any and all such claims and disputes shall be brought in, and you hereby consent to them being decided exclusively by a court of competent jurisdiction located in Tamarindo.


Last updated date: October 9th 2023. WAYRA Instituto de Español, Tamarindo Costa Rica