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Overview

Yoga Retreat Cuba

  • 5 days with instruction
  • Come dance with people from all over the world in this amazing festival dedicated to Rueda de Casino salsa and Afro-Cuban dance. You will have the opportunity to practice yoga with the president of the Cuban Yoga Association, Eduardo Pimentel. Experience a world class Cuban musicians playing private concerts for the festival parties. This whole retreat will let you explore the beautiful Cuban music, experience heartfelt yoga practices, and appreciate the value of cultural exchange.

    Highlights

    • Dance classes
    • Daily yoga sessions
    • Cultural exchange and Afro-Cuban drum performance
    • Guided Old Havana walking tours
    • 5 nights' accommodation
    • Ground transportation
    • Airport transfers
    • Daily breakfast

    Skill level

    • Beginner

    Styles

    Languages

    • Instruction language: English
    • Spoken languages: English
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    You will stay in Melia Cohiba which is located in Vedado on the shores of Havana and its historic center of Havana. It's an elegant five-star hotel with 462 rooms. It is also recommended for business travels, incentives, weddings, and honeymoons. The hotel

    Facilities

    • Clubhouse
    • Fitness center
    • Health and beauty
    • Pool
    • Sports facilities

    Activities and entertainment

    • Chill out nights in the pool area, with candles, aromas, music, and water ballet
    • Live music and shows with orchestra at the party room in Habana Café
    • Music bar at the Casa del Habano and the lobby bar

    Fitness center

    • Aerobics room
    • Cardiovascular equipment: treadmills, exercise bikes, and steps
    • Instructor at your disposal
    • Located in the YHI-Spa
    • Weights

    Health and beauty

    • Beauty salon
    • Fitness room
    • Massages and sauna

    Pools

    • Floats
    • Lifeguard and towels in the gym club
    • Outdoor freshwater lagoon pool with hydromassage
    • Palapas with shade
    • Shady areas, sunshades, sunbeds, chairs, showers, and toilets
    • Stage for orchestra and open air events

    Sports facilities

    • Air conditioned floodlit squash court

    The majority of the dance workshops will be right at your hotel in the beautiful Vedado, neighborhood of Havana. The dance classes are for all levels and the teachers are from the National School for the Arts. The morning yoga classes will keep your energy up for days and nights filled with live music and dance. The festival parties will feature the biggest names in Cuban music such as Los Van Van, Alexander Abreu, Havana D’Primera, Maykel Blanco, and much more.

    Walking tours of the old Havana is part of this retreat to add more learning and appreciation towards Cuban culture and history.

    • Eduardo Pimentel

      Eduardo Pimentel is the president of the Cuban Yoga Association. He is also teaching and coordinating with Cuba Wellness Adventures for their yoga workshops. His humor and dedication are definitely an inspiration. He has worked for many years to help yoga flourish in Cuba and has trained instructors in all of the provinces.

    Havana, Cuba is also a modern destination. El Vedado is the residential area with high-rise apartments, hotels, nightclubs, cinemas, shops, and Miramar which is the diplomatic and business district. But the real magic of the city can be found in the charisma and hospitality of the Cuban people. The city is a great attraction for its architecture, urbanism, cultural and social values. It also has the Este beaches, the La Havana Convention Palace, and many tourism infrastructures. Those attributes make it different from the other destinations of the whole country.

    Nearby places

    • ExpoCuba Convention and Fair Center - 15 kilometers
    • Gustavo Rizo Airport (BCA) - 10 kilometers
    • Havana Convention Palace - 10 kilometers
    • Jardín Botánico Nacional - 15 kilometers
    • José Martí International Airport (HAV) - 15 kilometers
    • Old Havana - 5 kilometers
    Activities
    • Fitness center
    • Hot tub / Jacuzzi
    • Massage
    • Outdoor swimming pool
    General
    • Accessible rooms
    • Air-conditioned rooms
    • Bar
    • Concierge desk
    • In-room safe
    • Restaurant
    Services
    • Currency exchange
    • Internet access
    • In-room dining
    • Laundry
    • Medical assistance
    • Meeting room
    • Wedding

    Daily breakfast, two lunches, and two dinner meals are part of the package.

    • Eat at the Bodeguita del Medio
    • Enjoy a daiquirís or a mojito in Floridita
    • Enjoy concerts of classical music, chamber music, popular music, or music of any other kind
    • Go salsa dancing and Cuban timba dancing
    • Play golf
    • Sample cigars
    • See a ballet or play
    • Stroll along La Rampa
    • Visit museums, churches, historical, and cultural centers
    • Visit the Partagás Tobacco Factory and the Ron Bocoy Factory
    • 5 nights' accommodation
    • Afro-Cuban drum performance
    • Airport transfers
    • Bilingual guides for activities
    • Cultural exchange
    • Daily breakfast, two lunches, and two dinner meals
    • Dance classes
    • Ground transportation
    • Old Havana walking tours
    • Yoga sessions
    • Airfare
    • Special tours
    • Visa

    Arrival by airplane

    Please book your flight to arrive at José Martí International Airport (HAV). Transfer from and to the airport is included. Cuba Wellness Adventures will pick you up from the airport.

    • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
    • The rest of the payment should be paid 30 days before arrival.

    Havana, Cuba

    Cuba Wellness Adventures’ goal is connecting travelers to the complexities and beautifully unique parts of Cuba not usually seen by tourists.

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