At Kamalbe, we believe that to master Spanish, you need more than just grammar and vocabulary. That's why we've organized daily extracurricular activities to help you practice your skills and learn about Xela and Guatemala's rich culture and history. Join us today to take your Spanish to the next level! Why participate? - Practice your Spanish outside the classroom - Learn more about Guatemala: Culture, history, geology, and more Join other students and staff for social activities at Kamalbe School. Afternoon activities are available for those taking morning Spanish classes. If you take afternoon classes, we still have activities for you!
Note: Participation is optional. Some activities are free, while others require a small fee. We share the weekly schedule on Mondays for your planning and sign-up.
Here are just a few examples of what goes on here in Kamalbe:
Getting to know Xela by walking tour "Experience Xela fully with our informative walking tour. Uncover its rich history, culture, and hidden treasures as our expert guides lead you through vibrant streets. Immerse yourself in the authentic Xela experience – join our tour today
Hike to Cerro El Baul with a view point of Xela.
Cooking lessons to learn about Guatemalan food culture Dig into these dishes and you'll taste the blend of Guatemalan flavors. They've got a bit of everything – Mayan roots, Spanish influence, Caribbean vibes, and a touch of African flair. Try staples like pepian, jocom, estofado, and, of course, the famous pupusas!
Cementery Tour of Xela:Discover the rich history of Xela, including the stories of notable figures like Vanushca, as you visit Mayan and European burial sites on our Cemetery Tour. Uncover the fascinating fusion of cultures that shaped this city
Attend a live sports events: Join us for a football match and support the local team
Attend dance classes: Learn to dance Salsa, Bachata, or Merengue Get ready to dance your heart out! Join our fun classes and learn Salsa, Bachata, or Merengue with our fantastic instructors. Unleash your inner dancer and groove to the Latin rhythms!
Visit Mercado San Francisco el Alto: Practice your negotiating skills and test your Spanish vocabulary at the largest open-air market in Central America.
Hike to the Laguna Chicabal, The Sacread LagoonLaguna Chicabal is no ordinary destination. It holds a sacred place in the hearts of the indigenous Mayan community, and visiting it offers a rare opportunity to immerse yourself in the traditions that have shaped this region for centuries. As you ascend, our experienced guides will lead you through the stunning local flora and fauna, all while sharing stories and insights into the profound spirituality associated with this extraordinary location. Prepare to be captivated by the mesmerizing vistas and the deep spirituality that envelops Laguna Chicabal on this once-in-a-lifetime hike. It's an adventure that promises not only excitement but also a meaningful connection with the rich heritage and the awe-inspiring natural beauty of this sacred lake.
Hike to Santa Maria,one of the highest volcanoes in Central America,
Enjoy the natural hot springs at Las Fuentes Georginas.
Relax and rejuvenate at Las Fuentes Georginas in tranquil Xela, Guatemala. These natural hot springs, surrounded by lush mountains, offer the perfect escape. Soak in the therapeutic warmth, let your cares melt away, and immerse yourself in the rejuvenating power of nature. Whether you're seeking relaxation, recovery after an adventure, or a romantic getaway, these hot springs provide a serene retreat. Enjoy the soothing waters, cool mountain air, and stargazing for a truly serene experience."
Chocolate Tour at Dona Pancha’s Chocolateria to learn how a cocoa bean becomes chocolate.
Coffee Finca Tour to learn about the life and culture of coffee farms
Spend the morning or afternoon touring Xela’s own Cabro and Gallo beer factory.
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