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Living in Bolivia


The culturally rich city of La Paz is an ideal place to immerse oneself in the Spanish language and fascinating Bolivian culture. Paceños, or La Paz natives, are friendly and welcoming, and the city’s many festivals and local traditions promise the visitor an engaging experience.

Instituto Exclusivo, where you will take your course, is located in the central and lively neighborhood of Sopocachi, in an area considered both picturesque and modern, with many restaurants, bars, discos and parks.

IMG_3058_2As the world’s highest capital at 13,000 feet, La Paz is a unique and beautiful place from which to explore Bolivia’s diverse regions, or relax in the comfortably temperate climate and affordable luxury of La Paz to learn Spanish from native speakers with one of the easiest accents for foreigners to understand and learn.  Being based in La Paz, it is easy to travel to a variety of different top tourist destinations in Bolivia. Lago Titicaca (World´s highest navigable lake), Rurrenabaque (Bolivian Amazon), Salar de Uyuni and Tarija are just a few of the top destinations you can visit while based in La Paz.

Accommodation Options


Stay with a local Bolivian family and practice Spanish while completing your TESOL course. Here you will have your own private room, but likely share a bathroom. Please contact us for further information and availability. All are within walking distance to the school. Price: $300 USD per month including breakfast.

Shared Apartment

We have options in both 2 or 3 bedroom apartments where you would have your own bedroom but share a bathroom and the rest of the common areas. The apartments are fully furnished so you won’t need to bring anything with you. The cost is between $230-300 USD depending on the room available and they are about a 20 minute walk from the school.


Options available from $10 USD per night but please check with us for more information and availability.