Holiday Special  
Author: LeighAdams
Published: Mon 30 Dec 2019
Keywords: Salsa, bachata, kizomba, stay fit, healthy, holidays, retreats, France, Jamaica, Greece
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London Salsa Holiday Special
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Hoping all are having a good holiday season, are all planned up for the New Year celebrations and ready to dance your way through 2020.

Today's holiday special newsletter offers you a choice of breaks away from the capital where you can dance, learn, have fun and meet new people.

Today is a great day for you to book -
Half the fun is the anticipation.

First up : 

Add some Latin spice to your April 2020 with...

April 2nd-5th 2020 

Chateau Lou Casteou, Cote d'Azur, France

4 days luxury accommodation in the chateau in en suite bedrooms with sea or mountain views.

Quote GDC to get £100 off advertised price
Please register your interest by contacting

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Chateau Lou Casteou's Let's Salsa Retreat combines all the rhythm and sparkle of Strictly Come Dancing with good exercise, great company and delicious food.

Hidden in the Cote d'Azur's idyllic Esterel Mountains, the elegantly furnished chateau is a luxurious haven, perfect for a few days away and a chance to take to the dance floor. The Let's Salsa programme is designed to cater for both new dancers and those with more experience hoping to improve their skills.

We are privileged to work with several of London’s best teachers including Laith Sami [European Salsa Champion] Simon Mascarenhas, John Let’s Salsa and Tym Fuego who all teach and have performed in the best London salsa and bachata clubs.

Also we are delighted that international Kizomba and Lukas award winner Christian Jean Francois has joined our team teaching Kizomba, Semba, Afrobeat and Cuban Salsa.

Lets salsa

During the four-day retreat, the classes cover dance disciplines from all over the world, offering guests the chance to try their hands (and feet) at Salsa, Bachata, Cha Cha, Cuban Rueda, Kizomba, Merengue and Hip Hop. Dance classes are also interspersed with a variety of fitness activities, including circuits in the historic cloisters, Latino aerobics by the pool, a tennis workshop and mountain treks along the stunning nearby coast.

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The classes are led by a team of award-winning professional dancers and experienced fitness instructors, keen to pass on their passion for dance. All breakfasts, lunches and dinners are served around the pool or in the historic cloisters. After energetic workouts and dancing, these are a welcome chance to relax, socialise and enjoy the stunning chateau.

The talented chef, Jimmy Karl, who also specialises in delicious coconut milk mojitos, provides sumptuous meals that are made from locally sourced ingredients, and both healthy and delicious. After being wined and dined in luxury guests can even try out their new dance moves at a local Salsa club.

Casteou 4The warm and friendly atmosphere at Lou Casteou is the perfect setting for this retreat. It is a comfortable and welcoming sanctuary where guests are encouraged and supported by their teachers and one another, improving their dancing skills and forming friendships at the same time. Let's Salsa is a vibrant programme full of fun, frivolity and fast footwork.

Please register your interest ASAP to guarantee a place contacting
Quote GDC for £100 off advertised price.


We are delighted to announce new dates for our Luxury Fitness Retreat and to welcome James Rose, founder of Rose Tennis to the team.

Set in the beautiful Cote d’Azur countryside this luxurious fitness retreat provides the perfect balance of energetic training classes, vibrant Latin dance parties, stunning coastal treks, tennis workshop, private chef and pampered chateau accommodation.

The event will appeal to all ages and levels of fitness, whether you are seeking to improve your fitness and well-being levels, learn or improve your dancing ability or to kick starting a new fitness regime.

Arrival: Wednesday, transfer from Nice airport at 11.15. Lunch will be served and the first stretching, and fitness sessions will be held during the afternoon and evening

Departure: Sunday after lunch. 4 nights’ luxury- stay on an all-inclusive basis. A champagne reception will be held on Wednesday evening followed by the welcome dinner, during which the program will be discussed.

May 27-31, June 24-28, Sept 16-20 2020


£1,680 inc. VAT per person, for a private room
£1,460 inc. VAT per person, for 2 guests sharing
a room


  • 5 day’s luxury accommodation,in en-suite chateau rooms with sea or mountain views
  • Healthy gourmet, nutritious meals, 3 course dinners with wines, open bar
  • Champagne reception ond evening cocktails. served by the pool
  • 6 hours/day fitness and dance classes
  • Evening entertainment and parties
  • Coastal treks, beach fitness, mountain biking, tennis workshop, boxercise, HIIT
  • Transfers from Nice airport


Guests will stay at the luxurious chateau on an all-inclusive basis. All meals, drinks and wines will be included and talented Italian chef, Matteo will prepare healthy and delicious, gourmet meals prepared from the best local ingredients .Meals will be served around the pool, weather permitting, in the historic cloisters or elegant, period reception rooms.


The Fitness program will be led by David Higgins and James Rose. David is a charismatic and enthusiastic personal trainer with many years of experience. James is a skilled tennis coach, experienced tour player and high performance trainer. Together they will assess your level of fitness , specific requests and guide you. Fitness classes will include stretching, core strengthening and toning , kettlebells, TRX , HIIT, boxercise, cardio blast, battleropes, circuit training, swiss balls, water aerobics, kayaking, latino aerobics and beach volleyball.

Other options include mountain biking, tennis workshops and treks along the stunning coast.

     Stunning Local Scenery for Coastal Treks

  Seared tuna served at Lou Casteou


Jamaica 2020We've also found you a £49 discount off the 10-day Kizomba, Bachata, Cha cha cha, On1 & On2 Salsa, Afro-house, dancehall and fitness holiday in Jamaica, starting May 15th 2020.


We are honoured that the promoters of the first edition of the White Island Greek Salsa Festival have chosen us to introduce you to their event, taking place on 17th - 21st June 2020, in Paros, one of the most iconic Greek islands in Cyclades.

5 days and nights of non-stop dancing, with plenty of indoors and outdoors activities for everyone, that will stay in your heart for ever.

International artists, giving amazing performances, workshops and a lot of social dancing!

Salsa, bachata, kizomba, reggaeton and afro Cuban experts that will make this experience unforgettable.

Hoping 2020 brings you everything you hope for, lots of dancing and excellent health, 

Leigh and the London Salsa Team, those from Global Dance Card and A2Z.Events

Merry Christmas, Happy New year

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