APRIL 18 TO 25 2023

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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

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!

12.00 - 16.00 Arrival to Santo Domingo (SDQ) Airport and transportation to El Valle

19.00 – 00.00 Welcome ceremony
You will get to know all the organisers, international artists, and all the participants with who you will be sharing and incredible week! We will all have dinner together next to the beach and than we gonna dance next to a bonfire

07.45– 8.45 Vinyasa Yoga Flow

10.00 – 15.30 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.

17.30 – 23.00 Rooftop party is Samaná
We are going to have dinner in a beautiful rooftop terrace facing the ocean (dinner optional). Then we continue with our party in this spectacular location

7.00 – 8.30    Ice bath

9.00 – 13.00  Action or relax in paradise
Recharge your energies on the beach or come with us to an adventure. Choose how you want to spend your morning. For the more adventurous, we have prepared an optional excursion with Quads through the Samaná peninsula where we will roll through the tropical jungle, through the sand on the beach and among palm trees.

14.30 – 18.00  Workshops
Con nuestros instructores locales y internacionales. 3 horas de talleres donde tendremos pasos libres dominicanos, bachata dominicana en pareja y salsa.

20.00 – 2.00  Party in Las Terrenas
Después de 2 horas de descanso, salimos en bus a 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 Dominicana.

10.30 – 18.00 Playa Rincón
Playa Rincón has been selected twice as the most beautiful beach in the world! What makes this place outstanding, is the natural pool with its turquoise waters at the bottom of the beach. We will also swim along the beautiful river with white sand where we you can take some spectecular photos. What comes after? Party on the beach!

20.30 – 22.00 Sound healing experience
Taller en búsqueda de la felicidad. Nos juntamos en grupos reducidos en el “Yoga Dome” (una cabaña de meditación espectacular metida en la selva) para tener una de las experiencias más liberadoras y enriquecedoras. A través de sonidos y vibraciones ayudaremos a calibrar nuestras frecuencias vibratorias internas para liberar bloqueos y emociones y ser un poco más felices en nuestro día a día. (solo 30 personas!)

7.45 – 8.45  Kundalini Yoga

10.00 – 18.00: Private party on a Catamaran
La excursión que no puedes perder. Tendremos un catamarán para nosotros. Es una fiesta opcional pero muy recomendable donde navegaremos por el mar caribe con animadores, bebidas, música y mucho mucho baile hacia la isla paradisíaca de Cayo Levantado donde continuaremos la fiesta sobre sus arenas blancas y regresamos con la puesta de sol en el horizonte.

20:30 – 22:00: Afro beats Ecstatic Dance
Around the bon fire, in the dark of the night and with the sound of the sea. A session with live music, drums, and afro rhythms. Music that lets our body express itself freely, without steps or structured movements. This flow of free moves help to increase our awareness of our own body and also to release internal emotions through dance.

7.45 – 8.45 Vinyasa Yoga

9.00 – 13.00 Segundo día para recargar energía o llenarte de adrenalina
Free morning to explore the jungle of El Valle or simply to recharge your batteries under a coconut tree on the beach...
And, for those who were left with the desire to ride Quads on the caribbean beacheas (there are only 20 seats/excursion), we provide a second opportunity for the adventure!

14.30 – 17.00 Talleres/workshops en Las Terrenas
Empezamos con dos talleres para entrar en calor para la gran noche de baile y fiesta (si.. allí el día grande es el domingo). Impartidos por nuestro profesor local que nos retará a mover nuestro cuerpo con el ritmo auténtico Dominicano.

19:00 – 02:00 Fiesta en Las Terrenas
Nuestra segunda noche de fiesta en las Terrenas. Los domingos es el día grande de fiesta de los Dominicanos en la zona, noche perfecta para tener una inmersión completa en el ambiente de la gente local en las dos discotecas principales de Baile de Salsa y Bachata.

9.30 – 14.00 Cascada el Limón
El Limón is the most impressive waterfall on the Samaná peninsula. We will bathe in its natural pool, under a 40-meter waterfall surrounded by tropical jungle. We will walk 45' among mango, banana and palm trees to reach the waterfall. After the bath, we will eat traditional Dominican food in the heart of El Limón village.

17:30 – 03:00 : Nuestra gran fiesta de despedida
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.

10.00  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.