Sparkville Residence

Your Spanish Home/Onsite Spark staff members to push Spanish/self-catering/marvelous roof top/unique sharing experience.

Our fabulous Sparkville Residence has 15 rooms (for 1-4 people), nearly all of them ensuite, and a communal kitchen and dining area which act as a great social gathering point that adds to the unique Sparkville atmosphere. There are also numerous chill out/social areas, such as the Plaza de las Américas (a little ‘outdoor’ space, with a TV and glass roof to protect you from rain or sun), a games room and a large roof terrace which is ideal for barbecues,  sunbathing and evening drinks, facilitating interaction with other students and staff.


Key Aspects

  • Residence is right above the classrooms, perfect for getting to class 🙂
  • Spark staff member in residence to run activities and push Spanish.
  • Great bonding experience with other students.
  • Marvelous roof top terrace for chilling and sunbathing. Includying large covered area.
  • Full equipped self catering facilities.
  • TV and Games Room.
  • 10 mins from centre and beach, 1 from supermarket and nearest cafés.

Our residential area is on the second floor of the Spark Spanish Academy Complex  and this is the perfect accommodation option if you want to further enhance your Spanish skills, socialise with the other course members and retain your own independence. You can also see verified reviews about Sparkville at TripAdvisor.

The residence has at least one social events coordinator who lives in the same facilities and who can help you with any problems you may have.  The social events coordinator also runs many of the cultural events, such as mini excursions, tapas nights and salsa nights.  They are also responsible for encouraging you to speak as much Spanish in the residence as possible, to stimulate your oral practice of the language.

The residence is located just outside the centre of El Puerto de Santa Maria and is close to various amenities such as shops, banks, the beach and the bullring, not to mention the historic centre of El Puerto.

Types of Rooms

Room Type Notes on Rooms. Acommodation Sunday arrival to Saturday departure but extra nights can be added.
Premium Room Ensuite bathroom and shower. A+C in room. Exterior window. Private fridge and safe. Also more isolated from main residential area. DSC_2136
Premium Mini Apartment Large Room with accompanying independent single room. Both ensuite. A+C in both rooms. Simple kitchen facilities. Own fridge. Exterior window in larger room. Below main residence area so more isolated. 
Ensuite PLUS Large rooms. A+C. Ensuite bathroom and shower. Have windows onto communal area*. Located more centrally. Use communal fridges.


Ensuite Standard Smaller rooms. A+C. Ensuite. Have windows onto communal area*. Located more centrally. Could have a bunk, although do not need to share. Use communal fridges.


Shared Bathroom Shared bathroom and shower between 3 rooms. Have windows onto communal areas*. Use communal fridges. More isolated location. A+C.


*Spark has internal ventilation fan system providing fresh air flow to all rooms. Also all interior windows open into areas which have exterior air access.

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