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Havana, Varadero & Viñales, Cuba

April 20 - 28, 2024

This is a 9-days/8 nights educational dance study group trip to Havana, Cuba. It is geared towards visitors keen on learning about Cuban culture and provides a broad overview of Cuba while offering support to the Cuban people. This trip will feature cultural and educational activities with the intent to help support and learn from the Cuban people.

Program Includes

  • 2 experienced hosts, Robert & Laura Cristina, who will guide you before and during the trip.

  • Your Visa to enter Cuba

  • Welcome dinner

  • Lunch in Viñales and Varadero

  • Breakfasts (except on airport travel days)

Lodging and Transportation

  • Group transportation to airports and scheduled activities, lodging for 8 nights in the heart of old Havana in a beautiful colonial-style Casa Particular (B&B). Rooms are double occupancy with a private bathroom. Breakfast is included.

Activities​​

  • We will be supporting, interacting, and learning from local artists/musicians/dance instructors.

  • We will be supporting, interacting, and learning from local artists. Visits to the market of arts and paintings crafted by local Cuban artists and music and dance exhibitions performed by local Cubans.

  • Visit historical sites of Havana City, including Hotel Nacional and “El Malecon” (Havana’s famous sea wall).

Viñales and Varadero

  • 1-Day Roundtrip to visit Varadero Beach (a 2-hour drive from Havana) to take a Rumba class with Cuban instructors. We’ll also make a quick stop in the town of Matanzas on our way to Varadero to support a family paladar.

 

  • 1-Day Roundtrip to Viñales (2-hour drive from Havana). We will visit an organic tobacco farm to learn the tobacco process while supporting local farmers and their family paladares (restaurants).

Ritmo Cuba

  • We will attend the International Cuban Dance Festival in Havana, Also known as Ritmo Cuba. This is a unique international reunion where dancers, students, teachers, and choreographers from around the world come to share a love of Latin dance in Havana, Cuba – the birthplace of Son. It boasts more than 60 of the best salsa teachers from across Cuba and the world – including the principal dance instructors from each of the major salsa schools in Havana.

  • Over 6 days, it offers more than 60 Hours of classes, with 3 separate halls operating at any given time so that students can select their preferred style and level. Workshops included: Salsa, Casino, Rueda de Casino, Reggaeton, Cha Cha Cha, Bachata, Hip Hop, Kizomba, Rumba, or Folklorico, and then join us at night as we take the party to the hottest salsa clubs in Cuba. This year, it will be held at the National Hotel, one of the 5-star hotels located in the central area of Vedado, overlooking the spectacular Malecon.

Program Exclusions

  • Breakfasts on travel days (April 20 & 28) are excluded. 

  • Some Lunch and Dinner Meals are excluded. 

  • Airfare is excluded. 

  • Any transportation outside of our group activities will be at your expense. 

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Price and Payment

  • Contact us for the price and the deposit amount. The deposit guarantees your reservation 

  • Payment method: we accept Zelle or Venmo

  • Refer a friend to receive a $100 discount which will be applied to the cost of your trip once your friend has paid trip in full.

  • Repeat travelers receive a $100. If you've traveled with us before, you'll receive a $100 reward as a thank-you for being a repeat traveler!

Reserve your spot today

  • We will get booked quickly because we will only take a maximum of 14 people. We keep our group small for a better travel experience. All items noted on this program are subject to visas, venues availability, occupancy/availability at casa(s) particular, and any acts of nature beyond our control.

Ready to Book?

  • To request more information Or to secure your spot on the trip, click here.  CONTACT US

  • For the terms and conditions of payment, please refer to this link.

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