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Return to Cuba with MetaMovements


2nd International Cuban Dance Festival


April 2017

Calling Alum & Invited Guests!

MetaMovements is excited to announce a new collaboration with the 2nd International Cuban Dance Festival taking place this April in Havana!  The first of its kind and a truly unique opportunity to explore Cuban through the Dance Festival while having the best of MetaMovements programming.  


Come back this April-- reconnect with old friends on the island and your fellow travelers or make new friends!  Enjoy all the excitement that a dance festival has to offer with MetaMovements' special touch! Relax knowing that we will be there to support you & ensure you have the best experience possible!


Cheer on some of your friends, Amanda, Lady and other special guests as they join the international line up

of dancers, instructors & performers.


Our collaboration with the festival has allowed us to offer this at an extremely discounted rate due to the bulk lodging and arrangements the festival organizers were able to secure.  


So we're pleased to offer this rare & unique program ONLY to our alum & special friends on a first-come, first-serve basis!  We have 3 program options, including the exclusive Festival Weekend only, granting you access to the SOLD OUT weekend pass.  If you have more time, stay with us for the whole week! 

What's Included

  • Access to all activities and workshops during the 2nd International Cuban Dance Festival! (Week long program only)

  • Access to the SOLD OUT weekend pass activities and workshops (Sat/Sun) (Festival weekend program only)

  • 8 nights lodging at a Casa Particular in Old Havana (3 nights for Pre-Festival or Festival weekend packages)                

  • 4 meals included (2 meals for Pre-Festival or Festival weekend packages)... leaving space for you to explore Cuba’s burgeoning restaurants, street food, and more!   

  • The best of MetaMovements programming such as "Day in the Life", "Orishas in Nature" and more...

  • MetaMovements letter of certification that your program will meet all current US  and Cuban regulations.

  • Transportation to all Int'l Cuban Dance Festival activities, (excluding airport transfers & additional activities)

  • Welcome reception and pre-tour briefing

  • Knowledgeable, friendly MetaMovements Tour Leader

  • On-the-ground support from knowledgeable, friendly MetaMovements Tour Liaison and Cuban Guides and Hosts

  • 24 hour emergency assistance available during the trip

  • Translation for non-Spanish speaking travelers

Jun 28, 2017 - Jul 1, 2017

(4 days/ 3 nights)

Jun 25, 2017 - Jul 1, 2017

(7 days/ 6 nights)

Tentative Schedule

NOTE: Festival Schedule is organized by the Festival coordinators.  

MetaMovements is not the coordinator of the festival.  The schedule is SUBJECT to CHANGE.

Program Costs & Deadlines

All meals except 3

Ocean side hotel in Havana

Ocean side hotel in Havana

All meals except 4

* Prices above are based on double- occupancy

** Spots are held on first come-first serve basis

*** After Feb 26th, spots are not guaranteed.  You will be placed on a waiting list pending availability.  You must place a deposit to hold a place.  If there is no availability, you can forward your deposit to a future trip or have the deposit refunded (as a special program exception).

*Single room supplement     


*Optional Activities  

Varies- Contact us for details

*Program extension

Varies- Contact us for details

*Flight & Visa Booking & Coordination

Save time by letting us research!

* Complete an application <HERE>

* Place a deposit <HERE>

* Select Ritmo Cuba

* Let us know if you'd like MM to book your flight

* Stay tuned via email & Facebook for updates!

Have Other Questions?

How to Register

Optional Add-ons

Not Included / Other Costs

Flights/Airport Transfer

* Price varies based on departure location and vary daily

* MetaMovements offers a service to research & book flight on your behalf

* Airport transfer can be arranged for additional cost (min # of travelers required)


* Price varies based on airline (~$75-$120)

* Where available, MetaMovements offers a service to book visa on your behalf

Cuban Health Insurance

* Typically priced between $25-$50

* Sometimes included in cost of flight

Tips & Gratuities

* MetaMovements will provide typical ranges


​ Spending money

* Additional food and beverages and activities (outside of program)

* Varies from traveler to traveler, spending guide available upon request!

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