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Returns to Cuba

Thanksgiving 2018

After an unforgettable time in Cuba last year, MetaMovements and Fuákata have teamed up again for a new adventure...
Program Highlights
* Dance, Dance, Dance! Jump into the best moments of the Santiago Dance Festival AND have a blast with special MetaMovements programming designed just for this trip!
* Be immersed in Cuban culture as you experience your program with a team of local artists DAY IN & DAY OUT!
* Enjoy exclusive MetaMovements opportunities not available to other festival attendees!
    Dance workshop with renowned instructor, Yanek Revilla
    Priority access for private lessons with Yanek & Sabor DKY 
    Be a part of the invite-only Santiago "Ruedathon" experience
* Share this unique & memorable program with your Fuákata community of friends!
* 4, 8 & 11 Day Program Options Available!
Special 4 Day Thanksgiving Program
Spend the long holiday weekend in Santiago!
Nov 23 - 26, 2018
Extended Salsa Festival Program
Get even more dancing in this extended program!
Nov 22 - 29, 2018
Extended Salsa Festival Program + Cuba Cities Tour
The best of both worlds! Enjoy the festival to the fullest & visit other amazing locations in Cuba!
Nov 22 - Dec 2, 2018
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What's Included
  • Shared accommodations in the Salsa festival hotel
    • Based on double occupancy (single travelers will be upgraded)
    • Single upgrade option based on availability & upon request
  • Full access pass to the Salsa Festival
  • Exclusive workshop with Yanek Revilla
  • Be a part of the INVITE - ONLY Santiago "Ruedathon" experience!
  • Airport transfers included for arrivals/departures at the MM recommended times
  • Transportation to your included program activities
  • Daily Breakfast + Group Welcome & Farewell meals
  • Pre-tour briefing & program orientation
  • MetaMovements Letter of Certification/Travel Affidavit
    • Cerrtification that all activities comply with current regulations put forth by both the Cuban & US Governments
  • Full time daily schedule of activities, that fulfills U.S. requirements
    • Daily immersion in dance, music & arts!
    • Tour important historical locations in Santiago!
    • Meet celebrated artists and view their art, in their home studios and at local crafts markets
  • On-the-ground support from friendly Cuban hosts
  • Cultural Exchange with locals including fellow dancers and musicians
  • 24 hour emergency assistance available during the trip
  • Translation for non-Spanish speaking travelers
  • Opportunities to customize your program, by signing up for private lessons or other add-ons
Not Included / Optional Add-Ons

Single Accommodation Fee

This option arranges a single room in all the accommodation throughout the tour. Room shares may be possible but the single supplement is payable & will be added to the final invoice if a room share cannot be arranged.

$60-$200 depending on program length

Flight Concierge Service

Some travelers prefer not to worry about arranging their flights.  Let us do that for you!  If you choose, MetaMovements will research, select and purchase flight on your behalf.  You will then be invoiced for flight & fee with your land package. ​ Otherwise, MetaMovements will advise you on the recommended arrival & departure times.


Visa Concierge Service

​MetaMovements will advise on current visa regulations. Where available, MetaMovements can arrange the visa on your behalf.  You will then be invoiced for the visa & fee with land package. 


Optional Activities

Outside of program activities such as tours, private lessons, meals and more!


Cuban Health Insurance

Typically included in the cost of your flight​


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Program Details & Registration Deadlines
Trip Dates: Special 4 Day Program
         November 23-26, 2018 (4 days/3 nights)
         Optional: Early Arrival Extension (Nov 22nd)
Have More Time? Join one of our longer programs:
Option 1: Nov 22-29, 2018 (8 days/7 nights)
Option 2: Nov 22- Dec 2, 2018 (11 days/10 nights)
Looking for other options?  Let us know!
Deposit: Place a $500 non-refundable deposit
Payment Plans Available! 
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