1 - 7 APRIL 2025


You will travel to the heart of the Caribbean jungle to disconnect, dance and recharge your energies in one of the most magical places in the Dominican Republic


Samy "El Magico"

One of the most important figures of Dominican Bachata in the world! He was recently nominated as “Dominican Cultural Ambassador”

Ofir & Ofri

Bachata sensual world champions all the way from Israel. They are well known from their outstanding classes, and profound knowledge of the sensual style

Argenis & Carolina

A perfect mix of authentic Dominican Bachata, elegance, street style with mucho Flow. You will learn Bachata in a unique, simple and original way.

Laura del Vecchio

Known for her versatility with her special fusion style. Salsa, Hip-Hop, Afro, Reggaeton, Bachata are some of the styles he shows in her workshops and shows.

Lera Dancera

Known as "the famous Russian", she earned that nickname by dancing at Raulín Rodriguez's concerts. Lera has a super particular style that will hypnotize you.

Frank Bachata

A great natural talent, full of charisma, from Las Terrenas, the nest of Dominican bachata.


The Dembow King and creator of Flow Batey. You will learn its particular free steps. 

Franky El Suave

Franky is known for his simple, clean and soft style. If you want to learn the basics of bachata, he is the one. 

Alojamiento en cabañas
Hosted in beautiful bungalows and Eco Hotels surrounded with the tropical jungle. A place which is completely integrated into nature only 5 minutes away from the virgin beach of El Valle
Bachata Retreat El Limon waterfall
You will be swimming under crystal clear waterfalls, visiting the most spectacular virgin beaches, going to Catamaran and Quad excursions, while drinking fresh coconut water from the palm trees.
Workshops Bachata Retreat
Meeting the roots of Bachata
We will take you to the heart of the bachata, where everything started. You will learn about Dominican culture about the different dance styles from the best local instructors on the island
Playa Ermitano Bachata Retreat
Unique scenery
You will dance in the shade of palm trees, under the moonlight, at private parties, on the catamaran and in the most local Dominican venues.
01Yoga en la Playa
Recharge and reconnect

The unique energy of El Valle, made this place a popular location for yoga and spiritual retreats. We would like to incorporate this essence of El Valle by including activities such as yoga, meditation and sound healing to our trip. 

Join this unforgettable week!


A week of complete immersion into the Dominican culture and rhythms, with bachata, salsa, dembow, workshops, beach parties, excursions... in direct contact with the abundant nature of Samana! It will be a week to remember!

14.00 Llegada a Aeropuerto de Santo Domingo (SDQ) (Las Americas) and transportation by buses to El Valle

17.00 Llegada a El Valle, Samana CHECK IN en los hoteles

20.00 Cena de bienvenida – Cenaremos comida típica dominicana bajo el cielo estrellado

21.00 – 00.00 Ceremonia de bienvenida y baile social
Conocerás al grupo, a los organizadores y profesores que estarán con nosotros toda la semana. Despues de la ceremonia empieza la primera noche baile social

07.45– 8.45 Vinyasa Yoga Flow

10.00 – 15.00 Playa Ermitaño
After a short boat trip, we arrive to the virgin beach of Ermitaño, a sanctuary of peace and relaxation, with no one but us, and our music. A beach surrounded by mountains, coconut trees and reefs.

18.00 – 2.00  Fiesta en Las Terrenas
Las Terrenas, la cuna de la bachata dominicana. Allí nos espera una noche  con buen nivel de baile, donde nos juntaremos con bailarines locales e internacionales en sus bares y discotecas en una de las zonas más cosmopolitas de República Dominican

08.30 – 09.00  Yoga at the beach

11.00 – 15.00  Workshops
Workshops with out local and international artists, where you will learn dominican footwork, traditional bachata in couples, and salsa

17.00 – 23.00 Rooftop party en Santa Bárbara de Samaná
Deliciosa cena en la terraza más hermosa de Samaná, viendo la puesta de sol con la mejor vista de la ciudad y el famoso puente. Después de cenar es hora de bailar con nuestro increíble equipo de animación y los artistas internacionales

Private party on a Catamarán
The excursion that you cannot miss! We will sail through the Caribbean Sea on a private Catamaran with local entertainers, and dancers to the paradisiacal island of Cayo Levantado. We take over the island with our bachata, until sun goes down.

21.00 – 22.30 Sound healing experience
Music and sound therapy. The practice of using different sounds to improve your physical health and emotional wellbeing. Through sounds and vibrations the session helps to calibrate our internal frequencies to release blockages and emotions.

22:30 – 02:30 Social dancing in El Valle Jungle Village
We continue the party in the most dominican way! Dancing on the street between little streets and bar, under the stars and infinite palmtrees

7.45 – 8.45  Yoga

10.00 – 12.00: Workshops
We start with some workshops with our incredible artists to warm up for the big jungle pool party!

14:00 – 18:00 The BIG Jungle POOL PARTY
With one of the best 360 degree view to El Valle bay, we are going to have a jungle pool party at the infinity pool of Unique Hotel. With the best DJs, animation crew and artists.

19:00 – 02:00: Party in Las Terrenas
Our second party night in Las Terrenas. The perfect night to fully immerse yourself in the atmosphere of the local people in the two main Salsa and Bachata dance clubs, Mosquito and Babilon.

09.00 – 14.00 Cascada El Limón
Visitamos la cascada más grande de la Republica Dominicana. Un sitio espectaculares para tomarse fotos increibles y perderse en la fuerza de la naturaleza.

17.00 – 02.00 Farewell Jungle Night
With all the animators, teachers, participants and organizers with whom we have shared this unforgettable week we do a farewell ceremony, and dinner.

We will continue the night on the beach of El Valle, in its secret corner. Our DJ will make us dance until dawn, with live performances by Dominican artists surrounded by the mountains of Samaná covered by the rain forest.

09.00  Transporte a Aeropuerto Santo Domingo 

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Leticia M.
Passionate about bachata and salsa. She has traveled all over the world until she discovered the beauty of Samaná, where she decided to settle down and founded LAMACA Travel to guide her visitors in this undiscovered paradise.
Adrian F.
Specialized in organizing trips and events for 10 years now. He fellt in love with Samaná and now organizes excursions with LAMACA Travel in El Valle. He will show us the paradise that he can call his home now.
Pedro D.R.
Dance and Kitesurf teacher. He organizes events and dance classes in Miami through his personal brand Miami Sensual Bachata. He brings all his knowledge of creating and managing events as a coordinator at The Bachata Retreat.
Mario T.

Aventurer and globetrotter, with extensive travel experience, he has already danced in 5 of the 7 continents. He coordinate the Spanish group trip to The Bachata Retreat.

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Committed to preserve the culture and environment

The Bachata Retreat is an event committed to support the local community and businesses. We promote the local culture, and their unique way of enjoying life.