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ICI – Instituto Cultural Idioma

ICI – Instituto Cultural Idioma

ICI – Instituto Cultural Idioma

With its high-quality academic programme and friendly atmosphere, our language school in Salvador de Bahia offers optimal conditions for learning Portuguese. As a bonus, the sea is just a few minutes’ walk from the school building! The school has 9 bright, well-equipped classrooms, offers free Wi-Fi and is located in the heart of Barra, a lively residential district famous for its quality of life and superb beaches. In the shade of the Farol da Barra lighthouse, you will find everything you need: lively restaurants, small fashion boutiques, large shopping centres, buzzing bars and music from all angles. Slip on your flip-flops, make the tough decision between the beaches of the Atlantic and the Bay of All Saints and get a real taste of Brazilian life!

School Highlights

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Key points

  • Excellent location, in the heart of the magnificent "Barra" district
  • Immediate proximity to the beaches
  • Quality teaching and very friendly school
  • Optional topical/cultural classes

School facts

Available exams:
School size:
Disabled access
Free Wifi

Student facts

Minimum age:
years old
Average age:
years old
Maximum students in class:


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Student nationalities



ESL schools guarantee the same excellent standards for accommodation as they do for teaching. We take great pleasure in helping you find the most suitable accommodation for you.


Host family

ESL host family accommodation 2

Sharing daily experiences with a host family in Salvador is an excellent opportunity to immerse yourself in Brazilian culture and put your language skills into practise outside of your Portuguese classes. Approximately 20 minutes by foot from the school, you will stay with a local family, in a single room. You may choose the option with breakfast or with no meals included.

Shared apartments

Adagio Reuilly accommodation

Within easy walking distance of the language school, these apartments offer you the chance to live locally with Brazilians or other students. You will stay in a single room and share common rooms, such as the bathroom and kitchen, with your flatmates. This is a social way to live and a superb way to discover the city in the company of locals.

Why choose our accommodation

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Guaranteed Accommodation

Finding the right accommodation can be stressful. That’s why we guarantee that we’ll find the perfect housing option for you before you even land in your destination.

Convenient Transport

Our accommodation is hand-picked to make sure your journey to the classroom is as safe, reliable, and smooth as possible.

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Safer and more comfortable

All of our accommodation options are rigorously screened to ensure you know exactly what you’re getting when you make the choice to book your program.