IN COSTA RICA
WORK STUDY TRAVEL IN COSTA RICA
Costa Rica offers a wide variety of ways to organize your gap year experience. Get involved with community service working in sea turtle conservation, teaching English, and working with kids, all while studying Spanish. Go to surf school and get certified in scuba diving!
The standard gap year in Costa Rica is a 24-week itineary. Your program begins in the capital city of San Jose, and then you move on to Manuel Antonio Beach—the best beach and National Park in Costa Rica!
Suggested gap year itineraries are very flexible, so you can pick and choose to create a personalized program. Wherever you want to go for your gap year, we’re already here in-country, ready to help you.
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Why I Maximo Nivel
The people working at Maximo are always available at any time for support, whether it be in relation to the volunteer placement or for tours and experiences in the area. There are supplies, computers and people around for a chat as well as numerous weekly activities.
COSTA RICA GAP YEAR ITINERARY
EARN ACADEMIC CREDIT
DURING YOUR GAP YEAR ABROAD
Maximo Nivel is one of the few organizations in the world to offer academic credit for gap year programs. We also offer a unique Freshman Year Abroad where you can earn 12-32 credit hours before you enter university. Our School of Record issues official transcripts and academic credit for your program. Get the credit you earn!
Ready for Costa Rica?
Ready to work, study, travel? Complete your application online and get ready for an extraordinary experience abroad.
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