Atenas Spanish Academy

Our community

Atenas is a picturesque town surrounded by hills and full of culture and tradition such as rodeos, horse parades, handcraft displays and regional food.

It is a community of 23.000 people in the province of Alajuela in the Central Valley. Here you can find all public services. This town has an exceptional location: 25 minutes from the airport, one hour from beaches, volcano's, national parks and San Jose - the capital of Costa Rica.

Further, Atenas has the BEST CLIMATE IN THE WORLD according to the World Health Organization. Enjoy great weather all year round! Coffee is the main crop in the area and a sweet perfume fills the air when the hillsides are blossoming.

In ATESA farm you can even try your hand at coffee picking if you arrive at time of the year.

Atenienses are especially warm and friendly who enjoy sharing their lives with visitors.