FRIENDS - It takes a great team to get the best experiences!


It takes a great team to get the best experience.  Below are the people and organizations that OLSA International actually works with to bring you the best experience possible during your stay in Medellin.  Organizations cannot pay to be listed here.  These are the trusted and reliable businesses that specialize in what they do and OLSA International is proud to be friends with them.  You are welcome to click on their logos to visit their sites.


OLSA International is the top certified Spanish language school in Medellin.  We are the ONLY certified program that focuses on Spanish conversation in addition to Spanish grammar.  We are happy to help you gain a STUDENT VISA with our certified Spanish program!


Medellin Guru is the TOP information source for many “Gringos” here in Medellin.  This investigative journalistic resource is an invaluable addition to your daily read which covers all of the pertinent topics happening here, in Medellin.

American Cafe

American Cafe – Comidas de varias partes de las Americas.  Desayunos, Almuerzos, y Tapas para cenar!  En adicional: bebidas, meriendas y otras pasabocas.


OLSA Dance

Experience the lifeblood of Latin countries. Learn Salsa, Bachata, Vallenato, Poro Marcado, Kizomba, and more at Latin Master located at the OLSA International campus in El Estadio, Medellín!


PUBLIEPIC trabaja con OLSA International para la realización de sus eventos ofreciendo el mejor servicio de sonido e iluminación, videografia, fotografía, videos publicitarios para redes sociales, grabación de video entrevista, locutores, activación de marca, doblaje publicitario español inglés- inglés español.


¡OLSA International tiene una alianza con EPM! Si usted, o su nucleo familiar es empleado de EPM, usted puede tomar clases conversacionales de inglés con nativos de EEUU pagando el 20% de la matricula y el 80% pagado por EPM utilizando el beneficio que ofrece a sus empleados.

Policia Nacional

¿Eres Policia Nacional o familia nuclear de una Policia Nacional? Tienes un descuento con OLSA International para clases conversacionales dirigidas con nativos de EEUU!

AeroClub Parapente

Paragliding is one of the most exhilarating activities to do in Medellin. OLSA International works with AeroClub because they have always been extremely accommodating to us. Their pilots are highly certified and experienced and have been very reassuring to our clients.

Like Medellin Tours

Like Medellin Tours has several local tours to choose from. We use Like Medellin Tours because they are licensed and have a great Guatape tour and a great Comuna 13/City tour. We always have a good time with them!

Tejo in Medellin

Tejo is the national sport of Colombia. It is similar to a cross between horse shoes, lawn darts and corn hole, but with gunpowder!  Join Chris, the only ranked foreigner in Colombia, as he teaches you about this explosive sport!


Hostel Experience Medellin

OLSA International trabaja en conjunto con Migrate – Study Abroad, para todos aquellos estudiantes que quieren trabajar, estudiar y/o vivir en el extranjero.

Lawyer - José Vega

José Vega is OLSA International’s personal lawyer.  He set-up our articles of organization as a business, drew-up personal teaching and student contracts for us and helped us with our initial visa processes.  We can personally vouch for his work ethic, knowledge and honesty. 


Cafetanes is a group of coffee farmers that produces some of the best coffee in Colombia. These Eco-friendly farmers work with some of the indigenous populations of Colombia and pay them a fair wage. OLSA is proud to support this group of farmers by dedicating one of our Spanish Immersion Weeks excursions to this informative and Eco-friendly coffee farm.

Expedition Colombia

Expedition Colombia is one of the highest rated rafting tours in the Medellin area. This white-water excursion will be a highlight of your stay in Colombia! OLSA is honored to work with this great group of nature enthusiasts due to their attention to detail and the excellent experience the share with our clients.

Visas en Colombia

Visas en Colombia is OLSA’s primary source for student visas.  They have an excellent record with us, are very friendly and are quick to process documents.  They don’t just do student visas, but all forms of visas.


WOLA Exchange

WOLA is the #1 language exchange bulletin board in Medellin.  We’re also the Global Ambassador to Duolingo in Medellin.  Whether you speak English, Spanish, German, French, Chinese, or other, WOLA has a language exchange for you!  

VICO Shared Houses

En VICO puedes reservar las mejores habitaciones amobladas en Medellín. Encuentra tu alojamiento seguro y cerca a tu trabajo o universidad. Verificaciones de apartamentos y usuarios, pagos de renta mensual en linea y contratos transparentes. 

Legal Solutions - Daniela

Daniela Fonseca is a fully bilingual immigration and foreign investment lawyer.  She and her team of legal experts specialize in all forms of visas including investment visas, student visa, marriage visas and travel visas.  Count on Daniela for your foreign visa needs!

DanDlion - Volunteer

DanDlion is a great volunteer group that provides volunteer work for several groups including Child Social Organization, Elderly Care, Environment and Conservation and Animal Care. OLSA International is happy to support Dand-lion as their hearts are genuine and they provide services for so many.

GLOT - Volunteer

GLOT is a not-for-profit licensed NGO that operates with a focus to help provide supplemental language education to some of the less fortunate populations in the hills of Medellin.  GLOT is an excellent organization to consider if you are looking to volunteer in Colombia.

Wandering Paisa Hostel

Located the closest to the Metro and the “Local Zona Rosa,” on the famous 70th street, Wandering Paisa Hostel offers the most authentic cultural experience Adults only. 18+ Solo Mayores.

ENSO Hostel

Enso Hostel in Medellín, Colombia is the best place to connect with the city. We are located just two blocks from the Atanasio Giradot stadium and next to the famous Carrera 70; one of the mos popular areas of the city with great restaurants, bars and discotheques.

Backpackers Inn

We are cater to all those free people who like to travel the world and enjoy alternative tourism with minimal expense, but with quality. We are set up for independent travelers, groups of adventurers and backpackers who intend to stay days, weeks, months and even years knowing the culture of Medellin and its surroundings.

Natural House Hostel

Natural House Hostel is a cozy space where you can enjoy a quiet stay in the city of Medellin, its decoration is based on contemporary art using recycled materials, which can be seen throughout the our entire building. 

Real City Tours

Real City Tours FREE WALKING TOUR is the #1 free tour in Medellin. We know from experience that this 4-hour tour is full of the amazing sites and history of downtown Medellin. The guides are bilingual and the tour is conducted in English. 

Redil Christian Church

Redil is a non-denominational Christian church with several locations throughout Medellin. Locations include Envigado, El Estadio, El Poblado and Sabaneta. They are heavily involved in the community and even have services in sign language!

MIEO - Exchange

MIEO Colombia (Medellin International Exchange Organization) is a community organization who connects people from all over the world to get to know, to discover and to enjoy Medellín and Colombia while supporting the local communities.  All of this is achieved through our trips, parties, cultural events and more…


Garú trabaja con OLSA International, es el colaborador digital, encargado del desarrollo del sitio web y posicionamiento de nuestra marca en Google ofrece servicios de publicidad, creación de marca, diseño publicitario, programación de sitios web, administración de redes sociales, SEM y SEO en Google.

Hostel Experience Medellin

Hostel Experience Medellin is a newly remodeled hostel a few minutes walk from the Estadio Metro station and the famous restaurant-lined Carrera 70. We have allergy-free rooms, free bikes, free WiFi, a beautiful terrace and a garden!

Gaston Co-Living

Gaston Coliving hostel, located in the Floresta neighborhood, is a common space created for travelers to Medellín where you can live and work in an unconventional way. Here we share projects and enjoy the experiences of travelers. Within the neighborhood are a variety of restaurants, cafes, salsa/reggaeton bars and sports facilities at your convenience.  

Mid/Long-Term Apartment Rentals

We work with Guiermo for our mid-term and long-term students.  Guiermo has 10 furnished apartments which include wifi, hot water and services.  All of his apartments are located in the Floresta/Estadio area.

LULO Internet Marketing

Lulo Agency provides small business with affordable, yet effective online marketing solutions to generate more online leads. We will consult you on a custom strategy and execution that is custom-tailored to your needs and identity.