Salsa dancing in Latin America
This article is a travel topic
This page is intended for the Salsa dance lovers who are travelling around Latin America. It is surprising, but usually it is quite difficult to find good salsa clubs while travelling in Latin America. In this guide you can find information about Salsa Clubs around Latin America. This information was gathered through travelling, if you have any updates about it, or you can introduce some new clubs around latin america please do. Unless otherwise stated, this information is valid for the year of 2006.
dont remeber the exact address ask around.. Only on Fridays 10pm - 1am, later the music is changed to mixed music. Consumable cover is charged.
Located in Sarmiento 1728 (a short taxi ride from 9 de julio & Av. de mayo) Maluco Beleza website
Av. Arce, in front of Hotel Raddison Live music & dancing only on Thursdays night.
dont remeber the exact address. Only on tuesday nights. other nights is mixed music.
dont remeber the exact address. Only on friday nights at the end of each month (every 4 weeks).
Salvador da Bahia
Pelourinho neighbourhood, no 7 Rua Frei Vicente (next to Sorriso da Dadá restaurant) Open 6 days of the week except mondays with live samba, salsa, forro etc. DJ plays music of the african diaspora from salsa, zouk, samba, reggae, congolese rumba, axe, soul, funk, coupe decaler, mbalax, etc. The ambiance here is wonderful. The band is live playing "latin" salsa while the DJ plays some excellent salsa cubana - charanga habanera, los van van, manolito etc.
Generally you can find lots and lots of salsa music in Colombia. Most of the people would know how to dance and move with the rhythm. However there are two problems for the advanced salsa dancer. First is that they usually dont do any turns, most colombian girls get confused by Cross-Body lead ("Dile-que-no"). Second, usually people get to the clubs by pairs and sit around tables.
Lots & lots of places. Most of them as I described above. They say juanchito neighbourhood has good clubs.
Lots of clubs around Carrera 70. (near Estadio Metro Station)
Located in Carrera 70, in front of the Estadio Metro Station.
Lots of places around the main plaza. All of this places teach salsa for free every night. usually after 12am the music is changed for mixed music. Cusco is a great place to start learing salsa. but the experienced dancer would proabably satisfy with dancing only with the instructors.
Haven´t been to Lima´s salsa scene, though i heard there are lots of clubs there, and the level of the dancers is high. if you have any information about clubs, tell me and i will add it to this website.
Though I heard the next place suppose to be good: