Brava Travel

Learn Portuguese in Balneário Camboriú - SC, Brazil

The Area & School

Brava Travel works in operation with the Suzana Heinzelmann Portuguese School to offer students with a combination of Portuguese classes, a Social Volunteer Program, and cultural activities. Located in the state of Santa Catarina in Brazil, along the beach Praia Brava, the atmosphere is ideal for anyone looking to learn the Portuguese language and enrich their lives with a unique and exciting culture.

Portuguese Courses

Standard 10 Portuguese

This course offers 10 classes per week, totaling 10 hours of instruction. The Portuguese classes offered with the Suzana Heinzelmann school are meant to advance students' ability in learning the language and supplement their excursions and activities. As a result they will be able to better communicate and become acquainted with their surroundings. An additional aspect of the program is volunteer-based and allows students to work in the same city as the school, either with kindergartners at the Children Education Center, or an Aged Care/Nursing Home with the elderly (a minimum of 15 hours per week).


Starts at $100 for one week

Intensive 20 Portuguese

This course offers 20 classes per week, totaling 20 hours of instruction. The Portuguese classes offered with the Suzana Heinzelmann school are meant to advance students' ability in learning the language and supplement their excursions and activities. As a result students will be able to better communicate and become acquainted with their surroundings. An additional aspect of the program is volunteer-based and allows students to work in the same city as the school, either with kindergartners at the Children Education Center, or an Aged Care/Nursing Home with the elderly (a minimum of 15 hours per week).


Starts at $180 for one week

Accommodation

Host Family

The homestay option offers students the ability to stay with wonderful families in this beachside Brazilian city. Professional hosts offer an excellent breakfast, private room, shared or private bathroom, and the opportunity to improve on Portuguese language skills outside of the classroom.


Starts at $85 / week

Additional Details

The following holiday is observed:

  • 15th December, 2016 - 15th January, 2016

Brava Travel is located in the city of Balneario Camboriú:

Note: If coming from other Brazilian or Argentinian cities, transportation by bus to the school's location is an option.

Max Group Class Size: 5.0 students per class
Max Capacity: 5 students
Adjusted Price of INT 20: $10 per class hour

There are a wide range of activities offered with the Brava Travel program. For example:

  • Surf lessons
  • Caipirinha (cocktail) course
  • Mosaic course
  • Beach tour
  • City tour
  • Day trip to either Florianópolis (Santa Catarina's capital) or Blumenau (Oktoberfest City)
  • Barbecue night

The Suzana Heinzelmann School offers Portuguese classes taught by qualified teachers, equipped with high quality classrooms and electronically equipment. The social volunteer aspect of the program facilitates a way to give back to the local community. The course is furthered by the wide array of cultural activities, tours, and excursions that students can experience.