LISA! Study Abroad

El Puerto de Santa Maria

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Monday - Friday — 09:00 - 17:00


In El Puerto de Santa Maria the sun shines more than 300 days in a year. Our language school is situated in a quiet borough, only 10 minutes far from the city centre and the beach.



  1. Quality: classes in small groups, more supervision by the teachers, international groups
  2. Great Location: accommodation nearby the school
  3. Wide range of courses: intensive courses, one-to-one lessons, dance and riding lessons

The Andalusian city of El Puerto de Santa Maria lies on the estuary of the river Guadalete and it is worldwide famous for its great sherry. Its long fine beaches are a paradise for sun lovers and for watersport enthusiasts. El Puerto de Santa Maria has fascinating history as most important breeding centre for purebred horses and houses the oldest bullfighting arena in Spain.
In our language school we offer a combination of Spanish courses and riding lessons, as well as professional flamenco lessons.
Along the narrow streets and on the sunny squares there are many worth seeing churches and palaces. The roof brace of the imposing basilica “Iglesia Mayor Prioral” is home to many stork nests. The historic centre offers a wide range of cafés, restaurants, “bodegas” and tapas bars. Elegant local people toast with sherry during the “Feria de Fino” while watching a flamenco performance. El Puerto de Santa Maria is surrounded by vineyards and pine forests, as well as a big natural park where you can climb and do some excursions.  

LISA! Language courses >>

Our LISA! Language courses in El Puerto de Santa Maria are high-quality Spanish courses located by the sea and with accommodation. Classes start every Monday. If the beginning day is on a public holiday, the course will start on Tuesday (see Calendar). Our language courses are suitable for students and professionals, both beginners and advanced speakers. During the course, your accommodation will be in a friendly host family or in a residence.

Accreditations >>

With more than 20 years of experience, LISA! Study Abroad is today one of the best agencies offering organized language programs. Our LISA! school in El Puerto de Santa Maria is recognised by ACADE, AENOR, EDUSPAN, AESLA and ASELE. All our teachers are mother-tongue speakers and specialized in teaching Spanish as a foreign language.

Your language course in El Puerto de Santa Maria >>

On the arrival day of your LISA! Language course you will arrive at your accommodation. During your first day at school, you will be assigned to the suitable level class according to your language knowledge. This guarantees an excellent and successful learning.
After classes, you will have plenty of time to explore the city and its surroundings. Our LISA! language school offers several organized activities during the week and our friendly school team will surely give you good tips and suggestion on the city’s highlights. They will also recommend you the best places to do shopping, to have a coffee and to party with friends. You can also explore the city on your own. You will surely find fellow-travelers wishing to join you during your tours. The best way to improve your knowledge of a foreign language is getting in touch with the local people. Therefore, we suggest that you to take every opportunity to practice your knowledge with mother-tongue speakers. The accommodation in a host family is perfect for testing every day what you have just learned.

Arrival >>

We recommend that you take a flight to Jerez de la Frontera. Our transfer service is free of charge, also from the train and bus station of El Puerto de Santa Maria. Please note that your arrival has to take place on Sundays between 16:30 to 22:30 in order to use our transfer service. 

Things to do in El Puerto de Santa Maria

  • learn more about the fascinating history of this city during a visit to the fortress “Castillo San Marcos”

  • go jogging on the beach “Playa de Valdelagrana”

  • taste wine and sherry in the bodega “Gutierrez Colosia”

  • try freshly baked Churros in the bar “La Ponderosa”

  • listen to live music in “Blanco y Negro”

  • play golf in the big golf course

  • visit the “Museo Archeologico”

  • take a trip to the surrounding white-washed villages

  • take the “Vaporcito” ferry to Cadiz

We will be glad to help you finding the language course which best suits your needs.  We give you advice on the best time to travel, the ideal duration of your language course, information about the respective entry requirements and about how to get to your accommodation. Our information service is free of charge. You can book your language course by phone, e-mail or by filling out our online booking form.

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