Family Study Vacation in Ecuadorian
An increasing number of parents are looking to give their children a broad understanding of the world around them, and prepare them for their future lives as adults. For some, this principle carries over into their search for a suitable vacation experience, one where the whole family can engage in a learning and cultural experience far from home.
Yanapuma Spanish School in Ecuador has been receiving such families for over a decade now, parents and children who arrive in the country to combine more familiar vacation-oriented experiences with the chance to learn the Spanish language at the same time.
Children as young as 5 can profit from taking Spanish classes with a teacher who specializes in working with children and who has all the materials, games and other resources to hand to keep them engaged a learning in the process. Spanish classes in Quito can be combined with cultural activities such as visiting places of historical and cultural interest around the cosmopolitan capital city of Quito or the tranquil colonial city of Cuenca – the two principal locations of Yanaupma Spanish Schools.
Many families also combine their Spanish classes with a homestay with a local host family. There are host families who also have young children, so it can be an added attraction for the visiting children which encourages them to communicate in Spanish with their young hosts.
Families can also take time to visit the Amazon rainforest and learn about the spectacular biodiversity there along with experiencing some of the cultures that call the Amazon home. Or families can take a once-in-a-lifetime trip to the Galapagos Islands to learn about its totally unique flora and fauna on a land-based Galapagos tour organized through the school’s own travel agency – True Ecuador Travel. The agency is dedicated to promoting educational travel and is well placed to organize formative experiences for visitors of all ages in Ecuador.
In its diminutive footprint, Ecuador packs in a wide variety of climates and environments. Visitors can travel from the snowline of a volcano through cloud forests and steamy plains to the Pacific beaches in just a few hours. All of this makes Ecuador a great choice for parents who would like to give their children a different and memorable experience while they also learn some Spanish with Yanapuma Spanish School.