Learn Spanish & Volunteer programs can be taken at either of our two schools - our Posada on the main square of the old town, Merida OR our Caribbean Lodge in Mochima National Park.
Merida is a vibrant and safe university town in the foothills of the Venezuelan Andes. Our Posada is conveniently located on the main square of the old town and the surrounding neighbourhood is full of lively bars, cafes and other diversions for students. The countryside around Merida is famous as an adventure playground for mountain biking, hiking and climbing, horseriding, paragliding and other outdoor pursuits. Jakera have an in house travel agency and can organise exciting trips - from 1/2 to full day trips in and around Merida, as well as excursions to Los Llanos or further afield. We offer special rates to our student clients and our volunteer students also have the opportunity to spend some time with our other school at the other end of the country in Playa Colorada.
Playa Colorada is the base for our Travelling Classroom program and also a second location from which we run our Learn Spanish & Volunteer Program. Our Caribbean Lodge is located across the road from a magnificent beach - with all the obvious attractions! To view a short video clip see the Video Gallery.