Introducción

Aprende Inglés y descubre el maravilloso curso de golf de Donegal

El curso de golf par 70 de Bundoran supone todo un reto: se extiende por la pintoresca costa de Bahía de Donegal, y presenta una mezcla de dunas y terreno que constituyen los 18 hoyos. Con vistas infinitas a la parte oeste del Océano Atlántico y al este de las magníficas Montañas de Dantry, podrás contemplar 360 grados de vistas panorámicas desde cualquier hoyo.

Ocupaciones

Excursiones por La Ruta Costera del Atlántico

Los estudiantes podrán experimentar la famosa Ruta Costera del Atlántico participando en nuestras excursiones. Esparcidas por Irlanda podemos encontrar hermosas zonas desconocidas para los turistas, a las que llamamos los “Tesoros Escondidos”; podrás conocer algunas de ellas gracias a nuestras excursiones y presenciarás por ti mismo la asombrosa belleza de la Ruta Costera del Atlántico. Algunos de estos lugares son: Salmon Leap, Mullaghmore, Gleniff Horseshoe, la Cascada de Glencar, Foleys Falls y Rossinver.

También ofrecemos excursiones culturales cada semana a lugares como el parque nacional de Glenveagh, la tumba de la reina Maeve y el pueblo de Sligo, Slieve League, Lisadell House, el castillo de Parkes, Cuevas de Marble Arch y la ciudad de Derry.

Programa Social para Adultos

Para asegurarnos que nuestros estudiantes disfrutan al máximo su estancia, organizamos actividades regulares, sociales y culturales entre las que encontramos:

– Tour alrededor de Bundoran

– Salidas en bicicleta

– Clase de historia y cultura irlandesa.

– Noche de cine

– Salidas nocturnas a pubs con música tradicional en directo.

– Descuentos en las tiendas y negocios locales.

– Job Club: Un coordinador estará a su disposición para ayudarle a encontrar un trabajo, mejorar su CV, etc.

– Excursiones culturales semanales que incluyen: Glenvenagh National Park, Queen Meabh’s Grave, la ciudad de Sligo, los acantilados Slieve League, Lissadell House, Parkes Castle, Marble Arch Caves y la ciudad de Derry.

 

También organizamos otras actividades cómo: – Bolera

– Fútbol gaélico

– Noche Céili

– Sesión de danza y música irlandesa.

– Noches de Quiz

 

Así cómo otras actividades que coinciden con diferentes eventos durante el año: – Fiesta de disfraces en Halloween

– St.Patrick’s Day

– Talleres de música tradicional y danza.

– Competiciones de foto

– Día internacional de… con competiciones de platos de un país u otro.

– Fiestas de Semana Santa.

* El número de actividades organizadas varia en referencia al número de estudiantes en los cursos.

Detalles del Programa

El programa ofrece alojamiento, residencia (media pensión de lunes a viernes y desayuno sólo los fines de semana) o familia de acogida (pensión completa de lunes a viernes y media pensión sólo los fines de semana), 15 horas de inglés por semana, 3 lecciones de golf por semana y uso de campo de golf, un programa de actividades sociales y transferencias locales.

  • Promedio de alumnos por clase: 9
  • Número máximo de alumnos por clase: 14
  • Duración del curso: 1-4 semanas
  • Comienzo del curso: cada lunes, de marzo a octubre
  • Nivel mínimo de Inglés: Pre intermedio
  • Edad mínima: 18 años
  • Incluye una excursión y un pack de actividades grupales

El profesor experto pondrá énfasis en la postura, sujeción y posición, conceptos básicos de swing (oscilación del palo de golf), putt o putting, chipping, lanzamiento y bunker shots.

Notas

– A los alumnos que tengan algo de experiencia en golf se les permitirá participar posteriormente en el curso de golf

– Se puede combinar el programa con clases individuales de Inglés

– Las clases grupales están disponibles para los alumnos del nivel pre intermedio alto. Los alumnos por debajo de este nivel deberán elegir la modalidad de clases individuales

– El precio incluye una habitación compartida en una residencia o una habitación individual con una familia anfitriona.

– Podemos ofrecer una habitación individual en una residencia con un coste adicional de 90 € a la semana.

– Si el número de alumnos por clase está por debajo de 3, ofreceremos en su lugar clases semi intensivas de 2 horas de duración.

– Las cuotas de la ma mayoría de actividades grupales están incluídas en el precio. Algunas cuotas de inscripción no están incluídas, por lo que te notificaremos con anterioridad cuáles son dichas cuotas.

Ubicación

Bundoran,  popularly known as Ireland’s Premier Seaside Resort and Surf Capital, is located on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean  along the Wild Atlantic  Way. This is an ideal place to live, visit, or simply to relax. Bundoran and the surrounding area offers a wealth of activities and facilities to suit all tastes.

Bundoran has been the destination choice of tourists since the 18th century. It has everything expected of a seaside town along with breathtaking countryside, stunning coastlines.

Annual festivals in and around Bundoran provide excellent opportunities for international visitors to make friends easily. These include Sea Sessions, Rory Gallagher Festival, October Country Music Festival and Ballyshannon Folk Festival to name but a few.

With many traditional Irish pubs offering live music, nightclubs, shows, restaurants, it is easy to find something to do during the evenings.

For the outdoor enthusiast activities include  golf, hill walking, surfing, kayaking, horse riding, deep sea fishing and cycling.

If you are coming with the family , there is a wide range of  activities  to choose including  bowling, cinema, waterworld, adventure park, indoor play centre

Whichever course is chosen, Bundoran provides a good base for travelling along the Wild Atlantic Way including Slieve League, Glenveagh National Park, Donegal Castle, Lisadell House, Mullaghmore, Glencar Waterfalls, Sligo Town, Parkes Castle, Omagh Folk Park to name a few.

Students can also easily visit some of Ireland’s major cities and cultural sites.

Sligo  30 minutes            Derry  1.5 hours

Galway  2.5hours            Belfast  2.5hours

Dublin  3 hours

Alojamiento para adultos

Donegal English Language School ofrece alojamiento de calidad a través de nuestro centro residencial o de familias anfitrionas.  También se puede reservar alojamiento con cocina propia, bed and breakfast y hotel.

Zephyr Residential

El alojamiento en residencia para adultos está situado a menos de un minuto a pie de la Bahía de Donegal y del Océano Atlántico, a 5 minutos a pie de la escuela y del casco viejo.   Todas las habitaciones tienen baño privado.   El centro ofrece wifi gratuito, un salón espacioso, una cocina bien equipada, cocina americana y una zona de comedor. Las habitaciones ofrecidas son privadas, dobles y triples.   Algunas habitaciones ofrecen vistas al mar, mientras que otras ofrecen vistas a la montaña. Se puede organizar cocina propia y pensión completa según el paquete elegido.

Familia anfitriona

Trabajamos con un selecto número de familias anfitrionas que ofrecen una cálida acogida y una experiencia muy casera.  Las familias anfitrionas están a 5 – 15 minutos del centro.  Se ofrece una habitación con baño privado con alojamiento a media pensión (desayuno y cena).  La comida también está disponible por una tarifa adicional.

Alojamiento con cocina propia, bed and breakfast y en hotel

Trabajamos de cerca con un selecto número de proveedores de alojamiento con cocina propia, bed and breakfast y hoteles, todos a poca distancia de la escuela. Comunícanos tu elección y organizaremos tu alojamiento preferido.  Portbeg Holiday Homes es uno de los proveedores de Self Catering con los que trabajamos. Puede recibir un 5% de descuento si utiliza el código promocional “DELS” al hacer la reserva. El descuento solo es válido si se reserva online con el código promocional.

Donegal English Language School provides premium accommodation through our Residential Centre and a selection of Host Families.  Self CateringBed & Breakfast and Hotel Accommodation can also be booked.

Residential

Our adult residential accommodation is situated in 2 locations; both are less than one minute’s walk from the Atlantic Ocean and Donegal Bay and 5 minutes walk from the school and town center.

Zephyr Lodge: The house is very spacious with sitting room, dining room and a well equipped kitchen and free WIFI. All rooms are ensuite and we offer private rooms or room share. Some rooms offer sea views. Arrival and departure is Sunday. Check in is from 4 pm and departure 11 am.

Casa Del Mar:  Is a Period house (100 years old), newly renovated to a high spec. It's ideally located with amazing views of the mountains one side and Donegal Bay on the other. Most rooms are ensuite or have a shared bathroom and we offer private rooms or room share. The rooms are very spacious with sitting room, dining room and a well equipped kitchen and free WIFI.  Arrival and departure is Sunday. Check in is from 4 pm and departure 11 am. (Please note that in June, July and August, that guests use the sitting room and dining room from Zephyr)

Homestay

We work with a select number of hosts that offer a warm welcome and a home from home experience.  All Homestays are within 5 – 15 minutes of the school and Town.  A private en-suite room with half-board accommodation is offered (breakfast and an evening meal).  Lunch can be offered for an additional fee.

Self Catering, Bed & Breakfast, Hotel Accommodation

We work closely with a select number of self catering providers, bed and breakfasts and hotels all within a short distance of the school. Please let us know your choice and we will organise your preferred accommodation.

Portbeg Holiday Homes is one of the Self Catering providers we work with.  You can receive a 5% discount if you use the promo code “DELS” when booking. Your discount is only valid if booked online with the promo code.

Apartment

Ocean Wild is a beautiful two bedroom apartment overlooking Donegal Bay. It is situated 100 yards off the shore in the middle of town and 10 minutes’ walk from the language school in Bundoran.  The apartment accommodates up to 4 people.

Precio

Activity Programmes Residential

1 wk

2 wks

3 wks

1-2-1

English & Golf (March – September)€880€1760€2630€1430

Residential accommodation for the English & Activity package is Zephyr Lodge or Casa Del Mar. The programmes include tuition, shared room, half board (breakfast 7 morning per week and lunch Monday to ~Friday only) 5 afternoons of your chosen activity, social activity package and local transfers.  A private room can be included for an additional fee of €90 per week.

Activity Programmes            Homestay

1 wk

2 wks

3 wks

1-2-1

English & Golf (March – September)€940€1840€2695€1490

Homestay accommodation for the English & activity package.  The programmes include tuition, a private room, full board Monday to Friday and half board (Breakfast & Dinner) at the weekends, 5 afternoons of chosen activity, social activity package and local transfers.

Additional Fees

Programme booking fee€50

 

Accommodation Options

1. Zephyr Lodge ResidentialAccommodation (includes continental breakfast)Additional night in shared/private accommodation €33/€46 to be added.€210 per week (shared room) €300 (private room)€230 per week (shared room) €320 (private room)
2.Host Family (includes half board, breakfast & dinner)€195 per week  (single room)€205 per week (single room) €225 per week (not on language course)
3. Casa Del Mar (residential, self-catering)€160 per week (twin room) €250 per week (private room)€180 per week (twin room) €270 per week (private room)

 Activity programme Notes

Social Programme we offer a wide variety of social activities.  Most adult fees are included within your course fee. Some entry fees are not included and you will be notified in advance of these fees.

General notes

1.Zephyr Lodge Accommodation is a superior residential accommodation situated beside the Atlantic coast and within 5 minutes’ walk of the school and the town centre. The house is very spacious with sitting room, dining room and a well equipped kitchen and free WIFI. All rooms are ensuite and we offer private rooms or room share.  Some rooms offer sea views.  Arrival and departure is Saturday/Sunday (September – June) and Sunday only (July –August).  Check in is from 4 pm and departure 11 am.

2.We also work with a select number of host families that provide a home from home experience. Students who opt for host family have breakfast and dinner with the family every day. A private room is offered. WIFI is available in all families.

3.Casa Del Mar accommodation is a superior residential accommodation situated beside the Atlantic coast and within 5 minutes’ walk of the school and the town centre. The house is very spacious with sitting room, dining room and a well equipped kitchen and free WIFI. Some rooms are ensuite or have shared bathroom and we offer private rooms or room share.  some rooms offer sea views.  Arrivals and departure is Sunday.  check-in is from 4 pm and departure 11 am (Please note that in June, July and August that guests use the sitting room and dining room from Zephyr.

4.No refund will be made if a student makes alternative accommodation arrangements during their stay with us. No allowance is made for absence during stay or for late arrival or early departures.

5.Airport Transfers from Dublin are €70 each way in peak season (April, June to mid-September) Collections are between 10:30 am – 6 pm and drop offs are between 11 am – 6.00 pm on a Sunday. Transfers are grouped together, students will have to wait for the arrival/departure of other students. Alternatively there is a public bus that runs every two hours from the airport and the cost is €19.50 one way. This bus goes to Ballyshannon. We then offer free collection/drop off between 9am – 8 pm. Outside of this time a taxi can be arranged. Taxis are approximately €10 one way.

6.The fee for a private transfer is €240 one way.

7.We also offer collections from Knock airport which has flights from Italy.  For an individual transfer the fee is €95 one way and if sharing the transfer the fee is €50 per person.  There is also a public bus every two hours and costs €16.  We then offer free collection/drop off from the local bus stop.

8.European citizens must bring a EHIC European Health Insurance card (E128). Medical Insurance can be arranged at a cost of approximately €40 for four weeks or under | €50 for six weeks or under | €55 for 12 weeks or under | €125 for 52 weeks

9.Text book (all books and materials are included for programmes of 1 week only)

10.For courses of more than one week, books must be purchased at €35.   Books for Exam Preparation programmes are €65.

Additional notes

•  A private room can be included for €90 (per week)

•  An administration fee of €25 applies to all accommodation booked.

•  There is a booking fee of €50 for all programmes

•  A fee of €45 per week applies to students who have special dietary requests eg nut allergy, celiac.  A fee of €15 per week applies to students who are lactose intolerant. Full board can be included for €160 per week

•  Lunch (Monday to Friday) can be included for €40 per week. Class hours are reduced to 2 hours for class sizes of 3 or less.

•  Group tuition is only suitable for students of English level pre-intermediate upwards on all adult programmes. For students below this level we recommend the one to one programme

•  The fee for selecting a private room in residential accommodation on the English and Activity programmes is €70 per week

•  On Bank Holiday Mondays (17 March, 22 April, 6 May, 3 June & 28 October 2019), there will be no English classes, students are offered an excursion in place.

•  Class hours are reduced to 2 hours for class sizes of 3 or less

•  Group tuition is only suitable for students of English pre-intermediate level upwards.For students below this level we recommend the one to one programme.