Retirement Travel Program

This all-inclusive travel option, specifically designed with retirees in mind, provides a small group dynamic catering to the interests of course participants.

A professional, bilingual guide accompanies the group from the moment you walk out the doors of the San Jose International Airport to your departure day, when the tour is complete and you are armed with your newly acquired Spanish skills, souvenirs, and unforgettable memories.

Through Spanish classes you are exercising your mind and through the tours you are rejuvenating your spirit as you take in the natural beauty of this unique paradise. We invite you to participate and find out what it is to live the "Pura Vida" and meet the wonderful locals fondly known as "Ticos".

The typical itinerary (15 days) is available to individual students and is designed for no more than 16 participants (minimum 4 participants).

2018 Dates:

  • Session #4 Heredia/Flamingo: September 23rd  - October 7th, 2018
  • Session #5 Heredia/Monteverde: October 28th - November 11th, 2018

    Cost: $2,980


2019 Dates:

  • Session #1 Heredia/Flamingo: January TBA
  • Session #2 Monteverde/Flamingo: February TBA
  • Session #3 Heredia/Monteverde: March TBA

Cost: $2,999


Price and Registration Form

Cost 2018

US $2,980 per person

NOTE: Single occupancy hotel accommodation is available for an extra charge of US $500

DEPOSIT: A non-refundable deposit of US$300 is required


  • Spanish classes: 3 hours of class per day Monday through Friday (4 student class maximum)
  • Accommodations in small hotels or b&bs (double occupancy with private bath); homestay accommodation also available upon request
  • All listed morning and week-end activities
  • 3 meals per day; special dietary needs can be accommodated
  • Full time bilingual chaperone to accompany the group at all times
  • Airport transportation (Sunday arrival and Sunday departure)


  • Round trip airfare to/from Costa Rica
  • Souvenirs, alcoholic beverages, personal items


  • All participants must sign up for the medical/travel insurance.
  • Confirmation of purchase of this mandatory insurance must be received prior to the arrival of the participant to Costa Rica.


Participant registration is complete when CPI has received the following:

  • A completed registration form.
  • Confirmation of the purchase of the travel/medical insurance.
  • Deposit: You will receive a link to pay the deposit through internet.

The participant reservation is not confirmed until each of the above listed requirements have been received.


In case that you are unable to travel during the Retirement Travel Program session dates, you have the opportunity to sign up for our Standard Spanish Program which starts every Monday for Spanish classes with other adults; services also available are accommodations, excursions and airport pick up. For more information click here
If you are planning to live in Costa Rica why not start this journey through CPI?

At our school you learn Spanish at your own pace and at the same time experience and achieve a greater understanding of the culture. A bonus - while you study you have the leisure to visit the areas which are of interest for your relocation and our three schools are conveniently & strategically placed within the best zones of Costa Rica. For more information about legal and immigration issues we recommend the following


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