Come and learn how to dance like Cubans, in Cuba, with Cubans and surrounded by an authentic Cuban ambiance. A team of prestigious and professional Cuban dancers will be your teachers. We are the perfect choice to channel your desires of becoming an expert on Cuban dances, whether you are an amateur who wants to learn for fun or a professional dancer looking for improving your techniques and dancing skills.
Elementary level:This is a course designed for those who have never learned how to dance any Cuban dance. Beginners will get acquainted with rhythm and basic steps of the dance they want to learn. At the end of the course they will be able to dance by performing simple dancing figures and follow a leader in the dance. Duration: 10 hours. Frequency: 5 days, 2 hours each. Location: Vapor156 Boutique Hotel
Intermediate level: If you already know then you are ready to perfect your dancing skills. Get deeper into the complexity of that dance you love so much. This course will teach you new, more complex and elaborated steps and dancing figures. As a final result you will be able to dance on your own as well as guide your couple during your performance. Duration: 10 hours. Frequency: 5 days, 2 hours each. Location: Vapor156 Boutique Hotel
Advanced level:This is a course intended to provide you with dancing tools, techniques, complex steps and dancing figures as well as updates and popular trends on that particular dance. The final purpose is to make you an excellent dancer capable of dancing without any guidance, leading others during the dance and improvising by creating your own dancing figures. Duration: 10 hours. Frequency: 5 days, 2 hours each. Location: Vapor156 Boutique Hotel.
Intensive course: It is designed for beginners or dancers with elementary knowledge who want to learn it all in one course from basic steps up to complex dancing figures. At the end of the course you will be a dancer with the techniques and abilities to follow your couple, make postures and dancing figures. Duration: 30 hours. Frequency: 15 days, 2 hours each or 10 days, 3 hours each. Location: Vapor156 Boutique Hotel
Have unique and memorable moments by discovering the most amazing places, assisted by experienced local guides. Take the best pictures in a panoramic excursion in an authentic old American fashion car or visit places of local interest to feel and contrast the atmosphere between the old and colonial with the modern trends of the city. Perhaps you are interested in a particular subject, just let us know and we’ll make your city tour come true, taking you to the Havana places of your dreams.
Panoramic tour, 2 hours: Main interpretation stops at The Christ Blessing Statue, The Morro-Cabaña Fortresses and Revolution Square, while passing by Old Havana, the Havana Tunnel, China Town, the University, Vedado neighborhood and the Malecon.
Walking guided city tour, 4 hours: Main interpretation stops at Hamel’s Alley, Havana Malecon, The Capitol, and most important sites in Old Havana.
Personalized unique experience tours: Taking into consideration our guests special interests. Examples of previous experiences are: Cuban-African Yoruba religion, herbal medicine or Havana night life.
La Rampa: Crowded, interactive, full of cultural projects and entertaining proposals. Famous jazz night club La Zorra y el Cuervo, shops, ice-cream parlor Coppelia are examples of what visitors can find there.
Havana Malecon: It’s more than a wall to prevent the sea coming into the city, it’s symbol of it. Silent witness of important events in Cuban history.
Hamel’s Alley: Authentic Afro_Cuban cultural project who invites visitors to get in touch with Yoruba Religion.
Old Havana: The foundational site that enchants with its plazas, narrow streets and traditions that last for more than 500 years.
Rumba is my passion: This 3-hours-walking tour will take you to places where rumba is spontaneously danced by common people in a “solar” (an apartment building with an inner patio for common use) in Havana. You will watch people with no professional studies dancing rumba as part of their rituals to honor their gods and goddesses. You could also mix with them and participate in the religious party by dancing, eating and drinking the typical and traditional meals and beverages. You will be assisted at all times by a professional dancer who will guide you and be your partner in the event. Duration: 3 hours. Frequency: available only on Sunday.
On the route to Cuban modern dances: Have the unique opportunity to visit the headquarters of important dance companies in Havana and watch them rehearsing, have conversations with their dancers and learn directly from them. At the end of the tour you will have a colloquium with a Cuban dance celebrity to share opinions and anecdotes. Attend at the company’s performance that day. Transportation is included. Duration: 3 hours. Frequency: from Monday to Friday.
Dancing night: Let’s dance tonight! Go with your teachers to the most fascinating places for dancing in Havana and put into practice everything you’ve learned with them. This is a tour for night lovers eager to party so alcohol, food, music and fun will be present all the time. Transportation is included. Food, and alcohol are not included. Duration: 4 to 5 hours. Frequency: from Thursday to Sunday.
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Trinidad: The city trapped in time. It’s like driving a time machine and get back more than 500 years to colonial Spanish times. First UNESCO World Heritage Site in Cuba. Walk by 500 years old cobble stones streets; do trekking in Topes de Collantes Hill, visit sugar cane plantations at Los Ingenios Valley and all that assisted by our local collaborators.
Viñales: The town that keeps the secrets of harvesting and producing the best cigars in the world: Cohibas. Feel hosted by local themselves, visit caves, horse ride, harvest tobacco leaves at a tobacco plantation and make your own cigar.
Varadero: The iconic cuban beach. Just relax under the sun of our most iconic beach and enjoy the beauty of the landscape.
We provide accommodation and transportation to these cuban destinations.
Have a conversation with an Afro-Cuban priest, know the secrets of sacred plants, elaborate your own herbal soap and enjoy a traditional Afro-Cuban lunch at the priest’s house.
HABANO SOMMELIER CEREMONY
Learn the history of the most world famous cigar. Try an Habano, we’ll teach you how to smoke it while sipping a shot of Havana Club rum Special and Cuban coffee made in an old traditional way.