¡Piensa en español, vive Oaxaca!

Do you want to dive into the Spanish language with cultural activities, music, food, and communication with the locals?


Our Immersion retreat in Oaxaca offers you an enticing opportunity to explore Spanish language in its purest form

Join an exclusive group

of up to 8 participants for an transformational medical Spanish immersion program in one of the most beautiful cities in Mexico

You will experience

Oaxaca from the inside in an 8-day (7 nights) immersion program


Spanish lessons

Daily cultural




Volunteer & Outreach


Medical Conversation


Amazing food

& Mezcal tasting

We are committed to offering socially and environmentally responsible travel. 

Your money will go directly into the hands of indigenous women, children, NGOs and rural communities.


 is mindfully designed to give you the opportunity to practice Spanish for medical purposes, and have a hands-on experience with disadvantaged communities 

we bet You will experience Oaxaca
like never before!

You will learn and speak Spanish by being immersed in realistic everyday situations


Most of our students choose to stay with a host family. A homestay provides the opportunity to practice your Spanish in real-life situations and learn more about the Oaxacan culture.

The host families provide breakfast and dinner. Our host families are located in residential areas in the south of the city, just 20 minute walk to downtown.



We focus on improving your communication skills by focusing on community and health education.
Our approach is community health / public education topics.
You will have volunteer opportunities to practice your medical Spanish.
You will also meet medical students and professors from an Oaxacan university who will be practicing medical concepts through conversations with us.


We will also enjoy local adventures such as visiting artisan workshops, architectural and archeological landmarks and artist studios.
You will experience Oaxaca like never before!


Oaxacan is known as the Mexican food capital. You will get a chance to experience authentic, delicious food and delicacies in Mexico.

Also, we will offer you a visit to a maestro mezcalero, who will teach you the mezcal's magic during an exclusive tour.


Curanderos (healers) are well known in Oaxaca. They operate under various titles such as native healer, witch doctor or shaman. Curanderos often solve some maladies by using spiritual cleansings, essential oils, herbs, incense, and/or eggs.
For those interested in a Zapotec healing ceremony, you will get a chance to we will meet with a well-known curandera, soand you can experience a private massage or a limpia (ancestral energy healing).

We guarantee you that at the end of this amazing and life-changing retreat and program, you will begin thinking and dreaming in Spanish!

You will leave Oaxaca with

  • Increased confidence in your medical Spanish communicative skills
  • A deeper understanding of the language and the culture behind this beautiful language
  • Like-minded friends who share your love for the Spanish language and culture
  • An unforgettable experience

What's included in the medical
immersion program:

The full program price for the 8-day (7 nights) adult program has a fee of 1799 USD.

What's included in the fee?

10 private medical Spanish classes

and materials during the entire program

Private room with a host family

Breakfasts, lunches, and dinners

(vegan, vegetarian, lactose & gluten free, and pescatarian options available).

Private pick-up

and drop-off at the Oaxacan airport

Exclusive excursions & workshops

Outreach and volunteer opportunities

Travel Journal

for daily entry, your teachers can give you feedback on your writing skills.

Mezcal tasting

What's not included:

Your travel to and from Oaxaca

Your accommodation

in Oaxaca on the night(s) before and after the program, depending on your day of arrival and departure

Your travel insurance

Passport/visa fees

Optional activities


To ensure individualized attention while offering the best experience, we have a limit of up to 8 participants! 

Hola Everyone offers funding assistance to BIPOC! You can find more info here!

Registration will require a $200 deposit, payable to Hola Everyone
If you decide you need to change your travel dates, no problem. Your deposit is 100% transferrable!





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You will experience Oaxaca
from the inside!

Experience an immersion program in one of the most
fascinating Mexican cities, Oaxaca.

You will be supporting local artisans and small businesses.

Additionally, 10% of our profits will go to help homeless dogs in Oaxaca through



We’re a Vancouver-based organization. Our founder has a good track record of amazing Spanish immersion programs in Oaxaca. Over the last 10 years, she has seen people being transformed by these language/culture programs.

If that’s your preference, we can do so. However, the accommodations offered with host families offer you the opportunity for human and cultural interaction.

They may speak a little English. However, we encourage them to not speak English with you, so you can practice as much as possible.

Probably but that’s not likely. We accommodate one student per host family as this increases your opportunity to speak Spanish. If you are traveling with your spouse, we will place you in the same family.

Our families are screened for: criminal and/or questionable social activity, general ¨likeability¨and friendliness, availability of the family during your time with them, proximity to downtown Oaxaca.

Yes. Host families will try to adapt as much as possible to your specific food requirements.

No. You´ll want to drink bottled water.

Your safety is our priority. Oaxaca is one of the safest states in Mexico. Oaxaca is hand-picked because of our familiarity and close ties with the city. We make sure you have the most comfortable and safe experience possible.

On average, there are 5-6 hours each day of planned activities such as lessons, workshops and cultural engagement activities. You will always have free time to explore the city on your own or rest if you prefer.

Shortly after you register, you will receive in-depth pre-departure information. If you have more questions before departing, you are welcome to schedule a call with the program coordinator too.

Absolutely. The program fee can be spread out over 2-3 payments. Acceptable forms of payment are Visa, Master, Check and Cash.

All of our programs include private Spanish classes, a private room with a host family, breakfasts, lunches and dinners, private pick-up and drop-off at the Oaxacan airport, exclusive excursions & workshops, and a mezcal tasting party. Travel Journal for daily entry, your teachers can give you feedback on your writing skills.

No. The price you will see on this website is the price you are going to pay for the immersion program.

Your travel to and from Oaxaca, your accommodation in Oaxaca on the night(s) before and after the program depending on your day of arrival and departure. Your travel insurance, passport and tips are not included in the price of the program.

Yes, however, there are some restrictions. Please take a look at our sales terms for more details.

We require you to show proof of your own travel insurance. Usually this is less than $100 and can save you lots of money in case of an emergency. We recommended Travel Insurance for your coverage.

You can call us up at any time, speak English (or Spanish), and get your questions answered immediately.