24 hours danceclasses
Havana Pure is the base of all our dance holidays in Cuba. In week 1 you will have a intensive dance course at our danceschool in Havana. In the 2nd week you will have the choice to spend time in either Varadero, Trinidad, Santiago de Cuba, Playa del Este for 4 days, or to stay in Havana. The last 3 days we will all be back in Havana, where we will spend the next 2 days at the danceschool to get it truly right and end the trip with a big Fiesta Cubana.
Day one: Arrival at Havana
Arrival in Havana and transport to your hotel
Day two: Start dance
classes and for every participant an own dance partner
In the morning we start off with an welcome drink and a short
explanation of the dance program. After this you will get a short
tour through Havana Vieja (the old town) mainly to show you where
you can find the important shops and the bank. In the afternoon the
real dance program will start. The team of viaDanza will give you
demonstrations of dance styles and tell you about the history of the
Cuban music and dance. Afterwards every participant will be
appointed an level of experience in salsa and you now will get your
own dance partner.
The first lesson will start with rhythm and dance
Day three; Lessons at the dance school in Havana
After breakfast you will go to the dance school in Havana where you
the lessons from 10:00 am till 1:00 pm.
In the afternoon you can bring a visit to the “Castilla de la Fuarza”.
This Castilla is the
oldest fortress of Havana. Here you can look at
the famous statue “La Geraldina”.
This female figure is the symbol
of Havana. You probable recognise her from the
Havana Club rum
Day four: A visit to
the rum museum and a salsa matinee
In the morning you start off with your daily three hours dance
you can join one of the tours through the rum
museum at Havana. In the afternoon
it is possible to join the group
to visit a salsa matinee at one of the Casa de la Musica”.
decide to do something different this day, we like to suggest a
stroll at the
“Malecon”, also known as the boulevard of passion.
Day five and six: The
dance floors of the sparkling nightlife of
First you will start off with another three hours of Salsa classes.
In the afternoon
you have some free time on your hands. We suggest
you could go to the nearby
beach “Playa del Este”. This is day four
of your salsa trip, and you are now able to
enjoy the rich nightlife
of Havana. The team of viaDanza will keep you informed of
agenda concerning salsa and dancing. Of course when there are enough
participants, viaDanza will arrange a taxi and dance partners to
join you at the nightlife
Day seven: Farewell
party for participants Havana Pure
Salsa, salsa and yet again salsa!
We will take you by bus to the countryside where you will enjoy a
day full of Music,
dance and when you wish a dive in the pool. You
will be served a typical Creole barbeque.
In the evening you will go
back to Havana. At this Point you will say goodbye to the viaDanza
Day eight: Last day in the city of Havana and back home again
Today is all yours.
You can enjoy the city of Havana for the last time. Maybe buy those
last souvenirs to take home or have a city trip in one of the
tourist busses going around Havana.
Later this day your transport will arrive to take you to the
At this moment it is
We, the team of viaDanza, hope you had a joyous trip and hope to see
Dag 1 to day six:
Look at the program Havana
Pure 8 days for an impression of the first six days.
You have booked Havana Pure 14 days?
Fine, part two of your salsa adventure will start as of today.
In the afternoon you will enjoy your time off.
You can try out the figures and steps,
you have learned so far, in
one of the many “Casa de La Musica” that are situated
in Havana. On
thing is for sure: The Cuban Salsa-virus would have caught you
and the hottest Clubs in town are awaiting your visit!
We start this day of with the dance classes. Afterwards you
can stroll around town. Try a “Daiquiri” in Ernest Hemingway’s
favourite bar “La Floridita”. After that you can enjoy
ice-cream at “Heladeria Coppelia”.
At night it yet again “salsa” you will enjoy. Around the whole of
Havana you can dance
at the rhythm of the Latin American Music
Day nine and day ten:
After 8 very hot salsa days you can have a paradise
time-out. The beach of Playa del Este
is easy to reach by bus or
taxi. Kilometres of sandy beaches, palms and the soft hum
Ocean will bring you into ecstasy. Here you can enjoy a Caribbean
long drink at the beach bar and dream away with the though of a live
in the Caribbean!
In the morning you will yet again join the salsa classes.
The rest of the day is yours!
Explore the city of Havana, believe us you have not seen it all in
the previous days, or
go to the beach once more.
In the evening have an excursion to the “Music scene of Havana”.
There are daily live concerts, the team of viaDanza will inform you
where the concerts are.
And of course the viaDanza team is always
willing to join you.
Havana is a dream, but also a dream is the surrounding
countryside. Our day tip: Visit the most beautiful province of Pinar
de Rio. A place where you can enjoy the beautiful landscape and it
is also the centre of the Cuban tobacco industry. A visit to a
Tobacco factory is more then worthwhile, not only to the
Today you can look forward to a real Salsa day!
In the morning we will leave to the “green of our soul”. We will go
to a small freestanding farm that is situated between palm trees and
Here you will spend the whole day dancing salsa with the viaDanza
dance team and
your travel group and enjoy a Creole menu. You can
jump in the pool whenever you feel like it!
Today is yours!
U can enjoy the rest of the city, maybe buy some souvenirs or just
sit on a terrace and watch the Cuban daily life.
Then it is time to say goodbye to everyone and we will transport you
by bus to the
airport from where you will fly home.
Arrival in Europe
* The trip as described above is a standard for our Cuban Holidays.
Changes or exceptions to this program are possible.
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You book the Havana pure package, but with the plus option. This
option you will spend 4 days at the beautiful "palmtree" beach of "Playas
del Este" and enjoy the all inclusive accommodation of hotel "Los
Pinos". Playes del Este is only a 20 minute taxi ride away from
Havana and gives you the possibility to still enjoy the Havana
nightlife and wake up the next morning on the sound of the Caribean
Have a look at our price list for more details of this sunny trip