For anyone looking to take Spanish classes in La Ceiba , there are a couple of choices. Central America Spanish School (Av. San Isidro between 12 and 13 Calles, tel./fax 504/440-1707, www.ca-spanish.com ) has offices in La Ceiba and the Bay Islands . The bright, motivated, small staff offers 20 hours of individual classes, as well as a homestay with a local family, for US$220, or US$150 without a homestay.
At least once a week, classes are held outside of the classroom at a nearby destination like Pico Bonito  or Sambo Creek . The school has offices in Utila  and Copán  and can arrange multiweek Spanish study between the different locations if desired.
Another option is Centro Internacional de Idiomas (tel. 504/440-1557, www.hondurasspanish.com ), offering 20 hours of classes per week for US$140, or with a week’s homestay with three meals a day for US$220.