Italian cooking school
in Costa Rica

Do you want to learn the craft of italian traditional cuisine such us
ravioli, lasagne, gnocchi, bread and more, completely hand-made,
in a dream place?

Hi, I'm Silvia...

...a cooking teacher at the prestigious hotel school of San Pellegrino Terme (exactly where they make San Pellegrino water), Italy, and I want to share with you the most famous recipes of the Italian tradition.

You can amaze your guests with potato gnocchi, fettuccine, lasagne, ravioli, bread, pizza, eggspant alla parmigiana, all the sauces at the base of Italian cuisine (tomato sauce, basil pesto, 4 cheeses, amatriciana, etc.), tiramisù and many other goodness, all obviously made at home.

The course will be held in the Ahora Si Restaurant adjacent to the Casa Paraiso Hotel in Playa Samara in Costa Rica.

Day structure

8.00 am

Continental breakfast with fresh fruit, eggs, homemade jam, butter and toasted bread or typical local with rice, beans, eggs and toast. Coffee, tea, fruit juice.


free to enjoy the beach
and the aforementioned
recreational activities

9.00 am > 12.00 pm

Every day different and new recipes will keep you busy and full of flour and love for good food.

7.00 pm

An appetizer, a main dish and a dessert will be served, accompanied by an alcoholic beverage (wine or beer) or non-alcoholic, limoncello.

1.00 pm

Depending on the execution times, the dishes prepared by the students will be served. An appetizer, a main dish and an alcoholic beverage (wine or beer) or non-alcoholic.


recreational activities
in a bar in the center
or in the bar adjacent to the hotel

Other offers

To make you fully enjoy your stay, included in the price you will be offered some activities, including: surf school, horseback riding, latin american dance school, snorkeling with dolphin and whale watching, tour of nearby beaches, turtle sighting in epoch of spawning, evening entertainment such as karaoke, live music and dancing.


You will be staying in one of the relaxing and colorful rooms with a double or king-size bed with private bathroom in the Casa Paraiso Hotel in Playa Samara which is located 300 m from the center and 50 mt from the fabulous Samara Beach.

Price offer

The complete package includes: cooking class, recipe book, participation certificate, apron with the school's logo, breakfasts, lunches and dinners with an alcoholic or non-alcoholic drink, accommodation and recreational excursions and above all lots of fun and heavenly landscapes.
The course will take place exclusively in the months of May, June, September and October.

The duration of the stay is 7 days starting on day 1, day 10 and day 20 of the month.

The maximum number of participants for each course is 5 people.

The cost per person is $ 3,500 or $ 4,000 (depending on the type of accommodation). A 30% security deposit will be required at the time of booking.

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Photos of Playa Samara in Costa Rica