Practicas Profesionales in Costa Rica

Host Family:


This is the best option for those looking to learn more about the Costa Rican culture and improve and enjoy an authentic Spanish immersion experience, while enjoying the safety and comfort of a familiar environment. Families who choose to accommodate foreigners in their homes enjoy the cultural exchange and see this as a way to learn more about other cultures. Sharing the daily routine with a local family guarantees a true and authentic culture immersion with all that comes with it! Definitely an experience one shouldn’t miss!



*Accommodation options can be customized to suit your individual needs and preferences. If you want another type of accommodation, please contact us directly. We will be happy to personalize your booking.

Program Fees:


Internship & Accommodation: 


Internship duration Program Fee USD/Homestay /2 meals per day)
4 weeks 1392
6 weeks 1636
8 weeks 1882






*Please note: All Internship programs in Costa Rica attract a refundable* Registration Fee of USD 249 on top of the program Fee. You can calculate the value of your currency in US dollar using this currency convertor.


*Please read our refund policy.

What do my fees pay for?


Registration Fee:  Support and guidance from CW staff, program marketing costs, pre-departure assistance, CW Solidarity Fund, administration costs, staff salary, travel costs to inspect programs and communication costs with participants.


Program Fee Internship and accommodation: Airport pick-up, orientation and walking tour,  host family housing with private room, breakfast and dinner, 4-6 hours of internship work per day Monday-Friday, 1-hour private Spanish classes Monday-Friday, Free Salsa lessons, Free access to computer lab and internet, program supervision, in-country 24/7 participant support and in-country administration costs.


What’s no included: Air tickets,Vaccinations, Certificate of Good conduct, Visa, Local travels and Personal expenses, International Insurance against sickness, accident and 3er party liability. In addition to providing health insurance, the plan must cover medical evacuation and repatriation. Our participants in Costa Rica generally find USD 80 to be sufficient for basic weekly expenses.