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Would you like to escape for a few days to a far away place where you can walk barefoot on the sand and dance into the early morning hours?
Escape to Cuba for a dance holiday with Tierra Kaliente!
Designed by Karelia Despaigne, director of Tierra Kaliente, an internationally known dance company in Havana, Dance Holidays give you have an inside connection to the dance scene in Cuba. Dive into the captivating sounds and rhythms of Cuba and experience its culture of dance from the inside out.
Tierra Kaliente is one of the hottest dance companies in Havana. They have performed and taught Cuban dance in Europe, South America, and the United States. In Cuba, they have hosted travelers from France, China, Colombia, USA, Netherlands, Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Israel, United Kingdom, Australia, Chile, and Argentina.
Karelia Despaigne, the director, is described as being “on an entirely different plane” from other instructors. She teaches with precision and humor. For the dancers with Tierra Kaliente, dancing goes beyond learning technique – it is about spreading Cuban culture and connecting people through music and movement.
Kick off your weekend or week-long immersion in Cuban culture and dance by joining your host at one of the famous concert venues in Havana. No experience or partner required!
During the days take lessons with professional instructors from Tierra Kaliente in the morning and have the afternoon free to explore on your own, add a trip to the beach for a styling workshop, take a city tour, or sign up for dancing on the Malecon.
At night you’ll meet instructors at the Salsa Club 1830, for a concert at Casa de Musica Miramar, or for a night dancing in the open air of the rooftop bar at Hotel Inglaterra.
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5 Day Holiday
8 Day Holiday
Not Included: Flights to & from Cuba, Personal Travel Expenses, Meals, Transportation Not Listed, Gratuities, Cuban Visa/Tourist Card, Medical Travel Insurance
We place you in comfortable guesthouse rooms where you can expect to have hot water, decent water pressure, air conditioning, at least one exterior window, and an en suite or private bathroom. Many have either a balcony or a terrace for guest use and offer breakfast and a few services for additional fees.
This is what we recommend to most travelers as it allows you more opportunities to experience daily life in Cuba, supports locals, and is often a richer experience than staying in hotels.
That said, we can make arrangements for independent apartments and standard to boutique high-end hotels depending on your preferences. Prices may vary.
Yes, you can travel legally to Cuba as a US citizen or resident. This program is designed to support legal travel to Cuba under an OFAC General License Category 8, In Support of the Cuban People. 31 CFR 515.574 See FAQs for information about how to find and understand the requirements.
When you book with Clave Cuba, you are signing up for an experience that is unique to you. In order to customize your vacation, we will be in touch by phone or email to learn about your experience and travel style. We follow up with recommendations and assistance with travel arrangements in Cuba. We are here to answer questions every step of the way.
Registration Deadline: 30 days prior to arrival
Deposit: 25% of the program fee with a $350 minimum
Balance Due: 45 days prior to the arrival date
Cancellation Deadline: 45 days prior to arrival
See Terms & Conditions for details on our booking and cancellation policies.