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Holiday type Adventure holidays
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Country Spain
Travel type Make your own way
Price range From £477
Travel partner GoLearnTo
Duration 7 nights
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Argentine Tango dance holiday in Andalucia, Spain

Get your tango shoes on and learn to dance at this fabulous tango school close to the Montes de Malaga where you’ll spend six nights in a tango villa surrounded by Andalucian sunshine, almond and olive groves, this is a great location to learn the art of Argentine tango

The tango course is taught by your hosts Ken and Erika who are passionate about authentic Argentinean tango, practising for over 15 years. They will work with you to help you improve your techniques, learn new skills and increase your artistic confidence. If you are already an experienced dancer your teachers will help you develop your skills to the next level.

Included

  • Seven and a half hours of authentic Argentinean tango lessons during the week
  • Six nights accommodation in a double room with a shared bathroom
  • An evening welcome dinner with wine
  • Argentine Asado barbecue
  • Delicious fresh continental breakfast for six mornings
  • Use of the private swimming pool and terraces
  • Use of the dance studio to practise your steps
  • A night out at a local Milonga, where you will be driven to the Milonga and back by one of your teachers who will also accompany you dancing, if you require two tutors to partner you please add the extra Taxi dancer option before booking

    Please note: during July and August the night at a Milonga may be substituted by another private lesson, Milongas are infrequent due to the heat at this period
Day one - Arrival day

Depending on your arrival times at the villa you can take one of your tango lessons on the first day. Your tango lessons will cover a short version of Argentine tango history followed by the tango embrace, posture, the tango walk both alone and with a partner. You will also learn the tango basic six step move, both the closed and open versions. Tapas available to order for lunch for a small price. In the evening you will join Ken and Erika for dinner at the house where you can get to know your hosts and also have the chance to discuss your objectives.

Day two

Delicious continental breakfast in the morning before starting your second day of your tango lessons. In your second Argentine tango lesson you will begin by recapping the first lesson, you will learn the basic eight step with cross including the ocho atrás and ocho adelante. Tapas available to order for lunch for a small price. Time to relax in the house, or to explore the local area

Day three

Delicious continental breakfast in the morning. Take the day to relax and explore the local area, enjoy the views and the private outdoor swimming pool.

Day four

Breakfast in the morning. In your third Argentine tango lesson you will begin by recapping the first two lessons, you will learn floorcraft and changes of direction. You will learn the line of dance; the direction to move around the floor. You will also cover the cuñita and the calesita. After your one and a half hours of Argentine tango lessons you will enjoy a tapas lunch. Time to relax in the house, or to explore the local area

Day five

Breakfast first thing - In your fourth Argentine tango, you will learn the media luna a combination of the ocho adelante and ocho atrás. Media luna doble is an alternative version where the leader accompanies his partner throughout the step. Tapas available to order for lunch for a small price. You have the afternoon free to visit the coastal area, the pueblo blancos or any of the surrounding cities. In the evening you will be chauffeur driven by one of your dance instructors to a local lively Milonga where you can practice all the wonderful tango steps you have learnt that day with your fun, enthusiastic and professional partner

Day six

After breakfast you will take your fifth tango lesson. In your final lesson you will learn how to do the Giro a la derecha a movement where one person dances around their partner clockwise and Giro a la izquierda: The ‘giro a la izquierda’ the same movement but going anti-clockwise

Day seven - Departure Day

After breakfast guests are asked to check-out of their rooms ready for departure taking home with them new tango skills and an insight into Andalucían life that will stay with them long after the holiday is over

Please note this itinerary is an example only and may change slightly due to flight arrival times, your level, time of year and weather conditions:
The accommodation is in a lovely purpose built villa that you will share with your hosts. There are two bedrooms available to you, a luxury double bedroom with a double bed and a double room with en-suite and a king size bed. Bed linen, house towels, pool towels, bath robes, travel sized toiletries and a hair dryer are provided. There are two fully tiled terraces with magnificent mountain views and a private swimming pool with sunbathing area and sun loungers. The house is surrounded by almond and olive groves. The bedrooms and lounge are all air conditioned as is the dance studio for your comfort. There is a large living room incorporating a wood burner with satellite TV including the main UK terrestrial channels, Spanish TV, DVD player, DVD library, stereo and a piano. Wi-fi is available in the whole house, including the bedrooms and the outside terrace. Your hosts have two cocker spaniel dogs who sleep in the house and do have access to the open plan living area. They are never allowed in the hall, bedrooms or bathrooms.

This holiday is booked by phone. Click 'book now' to make a reservation request to our travel partner who will call you back to confirm your booking details and take payment. To speak to a representative now please call 0330 333 6737.

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