HAVANA is the most sparkling place on the planet for Salsa, live music, natural beauty and spontaneous fun. Our authentic holidays offer a paradise of glamour, culture and party like no other. They are guaranteed to inspire with Cuba's leading Afro-Cuban dance company, Raices Profundas on hand to hep you become the Salsero you have aways dreamed of being. Imagine.....hot, balmy weather, exclusive invitations from Cuba's most celebrated artists, 1-2-1 training with Cuban dance masters, non-stop action, off the tourist track experiences, all shared with like minded, spirited dancers from all over the world.
We travel to Cuba every Spring, Summer and New Year with 3 holidays to choose from in August - 7, 10 or 11 nights or a deluxe 21 night package (21 nights includes a 3/4 day break between holidays).
We also create bespoke VIP packages for groups of 10 or more plus corporte team building, incentives, training and conferences all year round.
Our legendary 10/11 night holiday includes:
7 Nights in the heart of Old Havana (11 night trip, 6 nights for 10 night trip)
4 Nights at an all inclusive paradise beach location near Havana (Playa del Este)
Direct flights* with Virgin Atlantic from London Gatwick. ATOL protected, plus airport meet and greet/transfers in Havana (*unless otherwise stated)
15 hours of dance tuition at 4 levels - Beginners to professional level welcome!
1-2-1 coaching and equal male and female ratios where possible
World class Cuban teachers from the Raices Profundas company to spoil you in class and on the dance floor
Salsa, Son, Rumba, Body movement, Rueda, partner work, Afro Cuban Orishas, Structural Integration and Reggaeton
VIP entrance and table reservations in the live music clubs
Dancers every evening at the clubs and all the dancers at the free welcome party
Totally off the tourist track optional extra itinerary, which ensures a unique entry to the heart of the Cuban Salsa scene including a Bembe, beach party with live band, private party in Old Havana plus resident photographer
Led by Kerry Ribchester, winner of the top British Salsa Teacher award and her team of bilingual tour hosts, production managers, celebrated dance legends Ildolidia Ramos, Director of Raices Profundas and award winning Emilio Gonzalez plus our 21 dancers on rotation from the academy.
All taxes included
Our Orisha and Salsa inspired 7-night Summer holiday
This ground breaking dance course unwinds body tension to reveal the intricate core body movements of the major Orishas / Cuban gods and how they can enhance your Salsa and well being. 15 hours of classes, 3 hours a day with the Cuban Masters and Kerry Ribchester. This is a transformative course with a more Afro-Cuban cultural content, we party after class with the dancers, visit a Babalow and learn to embody Cuban dance from within. This course caters for beginners through to professional level and is based in Havana at the colonial Hotel Sevilla.
Fly with us independently
We also offer the option of booking the holiday excluding flights. This is a particular useful option to all our worldwide clients who prefer to arrange their own flight.
Two packages available to suit all tastes and budgets
All packages (excluding the 6/7 night August trip) starts with the dance course at the beach, relaxing by the turquoise sea. The hotel is all inclusive with free food, drinks, a stunning beach, free water sports, masseur, live music and is only 20 minutes from the Havana night life. This provides us with an ideal opportunity to get to know each other before we move on to Havana where you have the chance to choose between Packages A or B.
Package A: you have the choice of staying at Al Capone's favourite hotel, the Hotel Sevilla*, which has a pool and marbled courtyard with a fountain or
Package B: you choose to stay in a Casa Particulare of your choice.
We meet each day for the dance classes and to go dancing in the evenings.
*Please check each sample itinerary as the Havana hotels may be different to the Sevilla quoted above.
Want to Share?
We can usually find someone of the same sex for you to share rooms if you book in advance. You can also benefit from our early bird discounted offers if you book and pay your £200 deposit before the date specified.