September 8 – 13, 2021 – JOIE DE VIVRE

Luxury Vacation & Tango Workshop & NLP Training in Budapest

You can come single to Budapest yet you will never be alone with us! Choose our NICE TO HAVE package and we guarantee you a suitable dance partner** not only for the workshops but also to enter the milongas. Show your shine on the dancefloor!

To improve your skills in our unique program we combined the authentic tango technique with the scientific method, NLP.

Open up the invisible sensors!

How to suggest a move to the follower with only the reference of the body. Touch-based sensing. The goal is to make your leading and pacing easier, to find the optimal distance and to create the perfect and effective hug with the partners every time.

Be the unforgettable tanda for your dance partner!

Six days of tango, milongas and FUN with the long-missed embraces in one of the most romantic cities of Europe.

A balanced holiday program of

  • learning – 4*90 min tango workshop, 2*60 min NLP training
  • dancing – local milongas every night
  • private city tour by bus in Budapest
  • cruise on the river Danube with 3 courses dinner and live music by night
  • relaxing time with tango friends,
  • midnight visiting at a Turkish bath, wellness, rooftop jacuzzi overlooking the city 
  • enjoying the local cuisine and wine
  • visiting an underground wine cellar village & lunch traditional Hungarian cuisine
  • fine dining & wine tasting at a 5* restaurant

Registration is closing on August 30.

  • The first payment (50% of the total cost) is August 31.
  • Second payment (full payment) by the 8. of September (either transfer or in cash on the sport).
  • Pre-registration option. Please, pre-register for the event even if you are not 100% certain of your coming to save your place for the desired holiday as we have small groups. Also, it gives very useful information for the organisers to fine-tune the planning for the group. You can make a pre-registration without payment.   

Tango2Vacation will accept registrations from participants, who have EU Covid Certificate.

These registration requirements might change in light of the Hungarian government official statement.

** Taxi dancers for the workshops and milongas are also required to have the EU Covid Certificate.

** In case you come as a couple to the program, the fee for the taxi dancer is going to be deducted from your actual package price. 

Mail to info@tango2vacation.com or call us at +36209606888 or simply leave your phone number or email address in the chatbox and we will get back to you in 24 hours.

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Programs / Packages

THE EVENT ORGANISERS HAS TO RIGHT TO CHANGE THE PROGRAM
Prices will be adjusted to the current exchange rate, if necessary.

Program: Joie De Vivre Must have Nice to have Have it all
1. day (Wednesday) – 09.08.2021
14:00 – Arrival at the hotel      
20:00 – 23:30 Greet Meet milonga. Meet the maestros, the host and the tango clothes designers. ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
2. day (Thursday) – 09.09.2021
6:30 – 10:30 Breakfast ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
11: 00 – 14:00 Budapest Big City Tour – on a private bus ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
16:30 – 18:00 Tango workshop ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
21:00 – 23:30 Milonga ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
3. day (Friday) – 09.10.2021
6:30 – 10:30 Breakfast ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
11:00 – 13:30 Budafok underground wine cellar tour – visiting Záborszky mansion&traditional Hungarian lunch    ✔️ ✔️
16:00 – 17:00 NLP workshop     ✔️
17:10 – 18:40 Tango workshop ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
21:00 – 24:00 Milonga ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
4. day (Saturday) – 09.11.2021
6:30 – 11:00 Breakfast ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
11:45 – 12:45 NLP workshop     ✔️
13:00 – 14:30 Tango Workshop ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
18:30 – 21:00 Sight-seeing cruise on the Danube with 3 courses dinner and live music   ✔️ ✔️
22:00 – 01:00 Milonga ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
01:30 – 04:00 Rudas Turkish bath night wellness & rooftop bath & champaign     ✔️
5. day (Sunday) – 09.12.2021
6:30 – 11:00 Breakfast ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
13:00 – 14:30 Tango workshop ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
17:00 – 18:30 Fine dining with wine tasting ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
19:30 – 24:00 Farewell Milonga ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
6. day (Monday) – 09.13.2021
6:30 – 10:00 Breakfast ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
10:00 Check-out      

Tango Workshop

Tango workshop program:

  • Day 1. Milonga – basic concepts to have a better understanding
  • Day 2. Milonga – fun sequences
  • Day 3. Tango – sequences with rhythmical variations and a variety of possible embellishments
  • Day 4. Soltadas – exciting steps breaking and regaining the embrace

If you come single, we will our best to find you a partner within the group. If you choose our NICE TO HAVE package we guarantee you a local, experienced tango dancer ( with EU Covid Certificate) to dance with for the workshops and also to accompany you for the first hour of the evening milongas.

 

 

Our teachers – Judit & Lucas

“Teaching is more than imparting knowledge, it is inspiring change”

Our passion is Argentine Tango. Our aim is to make you experience the pleasure of dancing.
With more than 20 years trajectory, we do our best that our students live the beauty of dancing day to day, in all our classes.

Our (short) story

2014 was the year when Lucas and Judit met and had their first but definitely not last dance together in Buenos Aires.  By that year, he had 22 years’ experience in tango and Judit had been dancing for 14 years. They were coming from two very different background – Lucas was born in Argentina and trained by the most renowned masters (most importantly Mingo and Esther Pugliese, Gustavo Naveira and Mariano Chicho Frúmboli) and Judit was born in Budapest and had a strong classical dance background. Yet they both had the same passion for tango and decided to work together to transmit the spirit and knowledge accumulated by the vibrant energy born between them.

After just a couple of months of working together, they already performed in various milongas and festivals in Buenos Aires (as El Yeite Tango Festival and the prestigious C.I.T.A). They spend the greatest part of the year in Budapest where they have regular courses and from there they have the possibility to travel on the weekends to different cities in Europe where they perform and teach.

More about Judit & Lucas

Milongas

Milongas every night together with local dancers on different, scenic locations and live DJs

Five evening milongas on four different venues! Depending on the Covid-19 situation, we will try to organise the milongas together with local tangueros. In addition, during summertime, you will be dancing outdoor in the Royal Castle or along the Danube River in the most magical scenery!

If you choose our NICE TO HAVE package we guarantee you a local, experienced tango dancer ( with EU Covid Certificate) to accompany you for the first hour of the evening milongas. 

Live Dj music and on our farewell milonga we will have a special performance by our teachers.

City programs

Private city tour by bus

Budapest is one of Europe’s great cultural capitals.

Over the past few decades, Budapest has re-emerged as one of the continent’s iconic cities. Split by the Danube and many bridges connect the two parts. Meet your guide at your hotel and begin the program in Pest.

Drive along the elegant Andrássy Avenue, the “Champs-Élysées” of Budapest. Continue to Heroes’ Square, representing 1,000 years of Hungarian history. Going through the historical Jewish district admire the neolog synagogue. Across the river, explore the more traditional Buda side of the city. Visit the Citadel on top of Gellert Hill and pulsate together with the city from the most iconic viewpoint. Arriving to the Castle District up on the hilltop, enjoy the panoramic view of the city from the Fishermen’s Bastion and Matthias Church (the coronation spot of several Hungarian monarchs). Returning to your hotel driving along the riverbank you can take pictures of the beautiful Hungarian Parliament.

Walking tour in the city centre

Budapest always was a beautiful city but the real revival of the capital started after the political systemic change. Explore Budapest’s hidden gems by walking around the Jewish quarter with its triangle of the extraordinary synagogues and Andrássy Avenue.

From the Jewish quarter, we will walk to Andrássy Avenue, which is famous for its architecture and high fashion shops. At the end of the tour, you can enjoy a little time in one of the most famous cafés in Budapest.

Visit the Wine Town

The cellar system in Budafok – near Budapest – is a more than 120 km long, still functioning coherent cellar system. The Záborszky Wine Cellar is located in this special city. This venue provides a fascinating insight into the culture and the history of winemaking, which is the most impressive symbol of Hungarian wine traditions. The cellar system of Budafok is one of the most famous cellar labyrinths in Europe. The most emblematic part of the venue is the Wine Street, where typical landscape architectural features from 10 winemaking areas in Hungary are merged into a single street. During the walk in the cellar, guests can enjoy wine tasting and a delicious Hungarian lunch at the end of the exhibition.

 

Dinner cruise on river Danube with live music

Admire the lights of the city from aboard our luxurious catamaran.

Gorgeous, handpicked ingredients, diverse dishes, ice-cold drinks, all accompanied by live piano music. Spend two unforgettable hours on board and relish the main sightseeing experience of the Hungarian capital. Check out the sights of the city that are the perfect combination of Budapest’s historical past and the ever-changing image of the modern metropolis.
A panorama that provides even the most seasoned ‘Budapesters’ with novelty.

Ticket includes:

  • 3-course dinner
  • 2 hours evening sailing on the Danube
  • Live music

 

Details are coming soon

Rudas Turkish Bath

Rudas Bath is one of the oldest, over 300 years old, still functioning institutions, not only in the capital but also in the country. The Bath has its own indoor swimming pool, which is the warmest thermal bath in Budapest, with 29°C.
The elongated building of the bath consists of three parts: the area in the south was completely rebuilt in 2014 as a wellness area. Its charm is the outdoor pool, established on the southern part of the roof, from where the bathers can observe the traffic at the port and the Danube.

NLP workshop

To assist the tango learning process, we included in the program a scientific method called NLP (neuro linguistic programming). However, both programs works independently as well.

Increase your sensitivity and sharpen the invisible sensors. Have you met someone before and had the feeling that you know each other already? There is a reason for that! You can learn how “read” your partner better and to connect quicker on a conscious and subconscious level.

  • Day 1. Self-reflection. Likes dislike.
    Finding and anchoring moments of excellence. Achieving a positive state of mind. Collection of favourite moments of now and of the past.
  • Day 2. Pacing leading – cross-mirroring, indirect mirroring.
    How to be the best of myself. On the dancefloor and outside.
    If I was her / him. How to become your own hero. Looking at winning strategies.
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  • This workshop will only be organised in the case of at least 4 participants to enter or your entry fee will be returned on the spot.

More about NLP >>

ARCadia Hotel

5 nights in a 4* hotel in downtown Budapest in walking distance to the dance studio

The historic arched building itself was built in the early 20th century but the interior designed by the latest fashion and newest trends with 113 rooms spread amongst 5 floors, makes the hotel a truly unique choice for the guests.

STANDARD DOUBLE ROOM (the selected room type in our package)

Each room is equipped with a private bathroom including a large bathtub or shower as well as heated towel racks and hair-dryer. All rooms are fitted with air-conditioning system (heating & cooling), minibar, laptop-size safe, free Wi-Fi, LCD TV with satellite channels. All cosy rooms are furnished with a simple décor.

Rooms with Hill and City view: only some rooms enjoy the view of the Gellért Hill and the historical Madách Square directly from the comforts of your newly renovated room in Budapest. Based on capacity you can upgrade your room category at a 10 EUR/room/night additional cost and have panoramic view of the city.

The rooms can be customized to your comfort, either with one large double bed or with two separate beds. Room size is between 20-25 square meters. The rooms have been completely renovated.

 The hotel offers the following services:

  • 24-hour operating Front Desk
  • FREE wireless internet
  • Rich Buffet Breakfast (vegetarian and not)
  • Multilingual staff
  • Business corner
  • Luggage room
  • Drink Bar
  • 24 hour parking area, costs: 20 EUR / day – Our hotel offers a secure, guarded parking area 200 m from the hotel for our guests
  • Taxi service
  • Transfer service – from and to the Airport or around the city

 

Not included in the package:

  • private hotel parking,
  • trip/shuttle to the hotel (on request),
  • lunches,
  • extras (drinks, snacks from the bar…),
  • local tourist tax to pay at the moment of departure.

More about ARCadia Hotel Budapest ****

Practical information

Arrival is foreseen on Wednesdays of each trip and check-in into your room will be possible after 14:00 pm. Departure is on Mondays: you will be required to check-out until 11:00 am.

For tango guests who want to arrive earlier or stay longer and for people who accompany dancers (spouses, children, babysitters …) we have negotiated a more favourable group price. To benefit from the discount price, all reservations must be made via Tango2Vacation only. This includes non-dancers and the extra days too. In exchange for the favourable group price, a small commission will be charged for the organization.

Bookings

All hotel reservations have to be made only via Tango2vacation. Do not contact the hotel directly if you wish to benefit of the group prices or participate in the tango activities.

The first day of registration is indicated in the actual program. To reserve your tango holidays, please send the complete details of both dancers, the chosen dates, program package and the type of accommodation (single room, shared room, or other) to Tango2vacation via info@tango2vacation.com Phone: +36209606888.

Transportation

Private drive upon arrival and on departure between the airport and the hotel upon request.

Transportation for the program activities is included in the package – city tour

Weekly city card for public transportation (4 950 Ft). Please, let us know if you like one when you book your trip.

Cancellation

100% re-fund – carefree registration

Of course, we cannot predict the development of the COVID19 pandemic and the associated travel restrictions. Nevertheless, we will offer our courses again in 2021 and are happy to take reservations or bookings.

If a course cannot take place due to “force majeure” (e.g. the COVID19 pandemic) or if the participants cannot travel due to travel restrictions / travel warnings, we grant free cancellation up to 24 hours before the start of the course. We will refund your full payment minus 25€ pp for administrative and insurance costs.

If we have to cancel the course from our side (e.g. due to insufficient number of participants), you will of course receive your full payment back. However, unfortunately we cannot assume any costs for flight bookings or the like that have already been made.

Cancellation by participants (for health reasons or other personal circumstances):

  • 5 days before arrival: 50% of the reserved pacakge
  • After the start of the vacation: the full amount is due, unless a last-minute replacement can still be found.