We won again!
Top Language School 2020
Despite the pandemic forcing our Spanish immersion program to close for most of last year, students still wrote positive reviews about their time with ...Read More
What makes Estelar unique?
There are a lot of Spanish schools in the world, and it can be hard to choose where to go for the immersion experience, which we all know is crucial for mastering a language. So why choose Instituto Estelar Bilingüe in Liberia, Costa Rica?
There are a lot of great reason...Read More
One Woman’s Dream: Interview with Estelar’s Owner
Estelar's founder, Bethany Kirk, is featured on the latest episode of Dream Catcher's Costa Rica! Learn more about how she managed to start a business in paradise and make it successful for 9 years and running.
Learning Spanish from the Perspective of an English Teacher
Whilst living in Costa Rica, I have worked my way through two separate, yet complementary processes; teaching English and studying Spanish. I arrived in Costa Rica from Scotland with a fairly basic level of S...Read More
Practicing Spanish with Locals
The people in Liberia, Costa Rica have been beyond nice, and I have not had a single negative experience so far. I was a bit worried before coming here about what to expect, but when trying to speak in Spanish, everyone I've spoken to has been kind and understanding. They k...Read More
Visiting the Llanos de Cortez Waterfall
Yesterday, I visited the LLanos De Cortez waterfall, which is located just 15 minutes outside of downtown Liberia. I went with two students from the institute that are here from Canada studying English. Estelar was kind enough to arrange our transportation, and even pro...Read More
Liberia, Costa Rica is close to everything!
Something that I really love about Liberia is its close proximity to many different attractions. Liberia itself is a rural city with a mix of horses, bulls, shopping, and restaurants. It has a lot of personality, from old colonial architecture and traditions to modern struct...Read More