Dates: October 17 - October 24
Fun is the #1 focus of this trip! Alex and Desiree invite you to 7 days of embracing the Dominican Culture. Escape with us to the beautiful Dominican Republic - a.k.a. the Mecca of Bachata. You will enjoy dance lessons with some of the hottest native Dominican dance instructors (as well as with Alex and Desiree). Dance the day and nights away with festivities happening throughout the week including a trip to dance at an authentic Dominican batey.
Other activities include a horse & waterfall excursion, a day trip to a beautiful island off the coast, beach outings and group activities by the pool. You will get to enjoy delicious Dominican dishes prepared by our personal chef and even a cooking class with our very own Alex Morel! Spots are limited and can only be reserved on a first come first serve basis. No Refunds.
Trip will include Airport Transfers, Food, Accommodation, Workshops, Excursions, Dancing and most importantly FUN!
Boca Chica stay will be a camp-style house with a pool.
Las Terrenas stay will is an apartment style hotel (with pool)
Transportation + Transfers
All transportation is included as well as pick-up and drop-off to/from the airport.
*Transfers only to/from SDQ airport
Dominican-based meals will be provided every day (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).
*Unfortunately we can't accommodate vegan diets
Island Hop in Samana
Batey Outing in Santo Domingo
Dominican local instructors will give you the sauce you need to get your Bachata life together!
Social Dancing + FUN!!
Entrances to all dance festivities will be included as part of the trip. And the #1 amenity ... LOADS OF FUN!!!
Below is a general itinerary of the trip (subject to changes)
- SUN - Arrive by 2PM , Bachata Lesson w/ AnD
- MON - Dancing at the Batey
- TUE - Boca Chica Beach Outing
- WED - Workshops, Photoshoot, Cooking Class
- THU - Las Terrenas, Workshop, Beach, Dancing
- FRI - Waterfall Excursion, Dancing
- SAT - Samana Island Hop, Dancing
- SUN - Drive back, Fly Home
Meet Your Dominican Instructors
Train with authentic Dominican dancers & support by taking advantage of private lessons!
Fariseo is a dancer, instructor and choreographer in the Dominican latin dance community. He is known for his charismatic style of Bachata Flow Batey. Inarguably a leader in this style.
1st place winner in the Bachata ADN competition 2021 and one of Las Terrena's golden gems. Swagger is one of a kind and experienced in various dances including Bachata, Salsa and Dembow.
Joe & Jordani - Los Mellos Dance
Jose and Jordani are Las Terrena's dynamic duo! Experienced in Bachata, Salsa, Afro House, Semba and Dembow - they are filled with high energy! Do not miss this amzing workshop!
Special Guest Artist - Joan Soriano! El Duque
Joan Soriano also known as "EL Duque de la Bachata
is a world renown Bachata artist whose greatest hits include "Vocales de Amor", "Que Pasara Mañana" and "Busco Una Mujer". We are very excited to announce Joan as our special invited guest who will be sharing his passion and knowledge with us. It is an honor to have him as part of our line up! This is a unique opportunity to meet Joan in person and learn directly from the singer / artist himself.
Boca Chica and Las Terrenas Accomadations
The Boca Chica House is a camp-style house with a pool and shared rooms / beds. Las Terrenas - apartment style hotel.See Photos
What people are saying from our last DR Escape ...
".. Just a great overall experience. I learned a lot about Bachata music and community. Also about spirit - you have to feel the people and understand in order to really dance."