Programme Salsa dance holiday Santiago (Flight/visa/transfer YES, Hotel/B&B YES, Workshops YES, Excursions/Parties YES

Day 1

  • Flight Amsterdam - Holguin
  • After controlling passports, a transfer service is waiting for you
  • Dance4two and the local representative is waiting for you to bring you to the hotel or casa particulares (Bed and Breakfast).
  • Warm welcome and introduction
  • After checking in, the first introduction with the local organization/ dance teacher will start. You are offered a diner and drinks.
  • For those without an jetlag and enough energy, there is the possibility of having the first impression with one of the finest salsa dance locations.

Day 2

  • 9.45 Briefing about the programme and salsa lessons
  • There will be a briefing at 9.45. You will be introduced to the programme, and your professional Cuban dance partner. There are different dancing levels, from beginner to advanced.
  • 10.00-12.00 Salsa lessons at different levels
  • 12.00-13.00 Rueda de Casino
  • Lunch. You can have lunch in one of the numerous typical Cuban restaurants in the city.
  • 15:00- 17.30 Guided tour around Santiago de Cuba
  • You will visit the beautiful old part of the city Santiago de Cuba. This old city has numerous beautiful spots. Walk around and enjoy one of the several live music shows playing Cuban music.
  • 22.00 If you have some energy left, Casa de la Trova is a nice place for salsa dancing.

Day 3

  • Breakfast
  • 10.00 - 12.00 Salsa dance lessons.
  • 12.00 - 13.00 Rueda de Casino
  • Free time to spend. You can optional visit the Bacardi Museum
  • 22.00 In the evening, we go to a party together with the Cuban dance teacher.

Day 4

  • Breakfast
  • 9.30 Transfer to one of Santiago's most popular sights, the Castello del Morro San Pedro de la Roca, a fortress on the high cliffs. It was built between 1633 and 1639 to ward of pirates.
  • 10.00 - 12.00 Salsa lessons
  • 12.00 - 13.00 Rueda de Casino
  • Castillo el Morro. There is time to relax and swim. After lunch you can relax on the beach. Just before sunset we leave for Castillo el Morro for the daily ceremony.
  • 22.00 In the evening, we will go to one of the best places in town to enjoy one of the best salsa groups in Santiago de Cuba.

Day 5

  • Breakfast
  • 10.00 - 12.00 Salsa lessons
  • 12.00 - 13.00 Rueda de Casino
  • 14.00 The afternoon is at leisure.
  • 22.00 In the evening, you go with the Cuban dance teachers to a salsa party. Here you can practice the learned salsa steps and figures.

Day 6

  • Breakfast
  • 09.30 Transfer to Playa Siboney
  • 10.00 - 12.00 Salsa lessons in Club La Rueda in Siboney.
  • 12.00 - 13.00 Rueda de Casino
  • 13:30 Lunch
  • 15.00 Time to relax at the beautiful beach. This perfect spot is visited by many Cuban people.
  • 20.00 We visit the best place in town for the best salsa. You will for sure enjoy a great evening dancing and having fun.

Day 7

  • Breakfast
  • 10.00 - 12.00 Salsa lessons
  • Rueda de Casino
  • Farewell dinner with all Cuban dance teachers/friends. Diner at a casa particulares.
  • 22.00 Farewell dinner and party.

Day 8

  • Breakfast
  • Transfer Santiago de Cuba to Holguin.
  • We hope you appreciated the salsa dance holiday and wish you a nice flight back.

Day 9

  • Arrival at Schiphol airport (Amsterdam)