Bachata parties in Barcelona Spain
“The best leaders are in Barcelona, and the best followers are in Warsaw“
Barcelona without a doubt is the capital of bachata in the world.
People from Sweden, Poland and even from far Japan (like Masa Jose),
are moving to the Catalonian capital following their passion for bachata.
What is making Barcelona so special?
You can dance bachata every single day, with a very high level of leaders and followers from all over the world.
And what’s more?
Some of the best bachata festivals are taking place there.
If you are new in Barcelona,
or you are simply visiting the city for a few days ,
you probably may be asking yourself
where I can dance bachata in this city, we got you covered in this post.
Where to dance Bachata in Barcelona
“I came for Antoni Gaudi, and I stayed for bachata”
If you are into living by the seaside,
a cultural and vibrant city,
and dancing bachata every day Barcelona is for you.
We will show you in this post where to dance bachata in Barcelona!
“La mejor sala de baile”
It is not me saying it, it is Antilla’s logo.
(In English: the best dancing club).
If they have been organizing bachata parties in Barcelona since 1993,
probably they are right.
Antilla is the place to test how good you are as a bachatero/bachatera.
This is the club in Barcelona where you can find all the elite dancers living in the city.
PRO TIP: They are normally located close to the DJ booth,
while the less experienced dancers will be located towards the back of the room.
This club is well known since 1993, for its Latin music and dance events,
and they host regular Bachata nights (normally on Tuesdays and Thursdays).
The club has a large dance floor and a great atmosphere for dancing.
In Antilla, you can party until morning,
on the weekends after bachata, they start playing dance/pop/reggaeton music.
When are the bachata parties in Antilla?
If you only want to dance bachata,
Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays are your days.
There days there are rooms that are 100% bachata.
If 4 days a week, is not enough,
you can dance bachata as well on Sundays, together with other Latin styles.
How much does the party cost in Antilla?
Entrance is normally 10EUR including an alcoholic drink (or 2 beers or 2 non-alcoholic drinks)
Students of Antilla dancing school, get free entrance until 20:00
When does the party start in Antilla?
Workshops normally start around 20:00,
with the social starting around 23:00.
How to reach out Antilla ?
Great news this sala is located in the city centre of Barcelona,
so you can easily commute from anywhere in the city.
The address of Antilla is: C/ d’Aragó, 141, 08015 Barcelona, Spain
If you need more info about Antilla, this is their official website.
Sala Vivaldi Barcelona
This is one of the classics in Barcelona, more than 25 years opening on Barcelona night.
Not only your go-to place for bachata in the city,
you can also have very nice meals for affordable prices.
It is smaller and more compared to other bachata places such as Antilla and Aribau.
The best thing of Sala Vivaldi is that the atmosphere is very relaxed,
and you can find dancers from beginners to advanced dancers there.
PRO TIP: It gets HOT in there, make sure you wear breathable clothes.
And consider bringing baby powder for proper spinning and turnings,
as the floor can get very sticky towards the end of the night.
When are the bachata parties in Sala Vivaldi?
There are regular socials every week.
The best days for Social Dancing are Tuesdays and Thursdays,events organized by multisalsabcn.
Of course, there are as well socials during the weekend, bear in mind that it can be very packed.
Consider that normally,
before every social there are bachata workshops run by the local teachers (in many cases in English)
However in case workshop will be in Spanish,
you may want to learn some basic bachata terms in Spanish here.
How much does the party cost in Sala Vivaldi?
The entrance is for 10EUR during the weekend- and it includes a drink .
During the weekdays (for example Tuesdays),
the price is 6EUR (including a drink) ,with a workshop starting around 21:45, and the social around 22:30 or 23:00.
When does the party start in Sala Vivaldi?
This is Spain🇪🇸,
meaning every day has a different (rather late) schedule.
Net – You can expect parties to start no earlier than 22:30.
If this is the first time you will be doing social dancing in Spain,
consider that in Spain things normally take longer, more of a “despacio” life.
On days such as Friday and Saturday,
take it easy with your evening plans,
as people will start to show up around midnight, at the earliest.
How to reach out to Sala Vivaldi?
Sala Vivaldi is located right in the centre of Barcelona,
very close to Plaça d’Espanya.
You can easily reach out on foot or by public transportation.
The address of Sala Vivaldi is: C/ de Llança, 5, 08015 Barcelona
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Do you dance?
Aribau Esenscia Nighs invites.
Aribau Ensencia Nights is not only about social dancing,
in the Aribau Ensencia Nights, you can find also workshops, shows and even concerts.
Music is almost 100% bachata, with some salsas in between.
To put some numbers,
the ratio is closer to 15/1, if you are a salsa dancer, most likely this is not the place for you.
Esencia nights are normally on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
This is a rather big place with good atmosphere, nice staff and cheap price.
In here you can find remarkable bachata DJs such as: DJ Husky and DJ Tony
When are the bachata parties in Aribau Esencia Nights?
You can dance bachata in Aribau Ensencia Nights on Tuesdays , Saturdays and Sundays.
With some exceptional bachata events organized on different days of the week.
How much does the party cost in Aribau Esencia Nights?
The entrance is normally 10EUR (including a drink).
There is a cloakroom for a very affordable price.
PRO TIP: People tend to leave their stuff on the benches and chairs next to the dance floor.
When does the party start in Aribau Esencia Nights?
On Tuesdays, doors are normally opening around 22:00.
With workshops starting around 22:15.
And social starts right after finishing normally around 02:30.
On Saturdays, doors are normally opening around 23:00.
With workshops starting around 23:30.
And social starts right after finishing normally around 06:30.
On Sundays, doors are normally opening around 20:00.
With workshops starting around 20:30.
And social starting right after finishing normally around 03:00.
How to reach out Aribau Esencia Nights?
Most of the Esencia Nights are organized on the address: Calle de Aribau, 191, 08021 Barcelona, Spain
Some of the other Esencia Nights events are organized outisde of Barcelona in cities such as Badalona, Ball Valles …
FAQ Where to dance bachata in Barcelona
Where can I dance bachata in Barcelona on Tuesdays?
You can dance bachata in Sala Vivaldi, Esencia Nights discover more tips in this post.
Where can I dance bachata in Barcelona on Wednesday?
You can dance bachata in Antilla, discover more tips in this post.
Where can I dance bachata in Barcelona on Thursdays?
You can dance bachata in Sala Vivaldi, Esencia Nights and Antilla discover more tips in this post.
Where can I dance bachata in Barcelona on Friday?
You can dance bachata Antilla , discover more tips in this post.
Where can I dance bachata in Barcelona on Saturdays?
You can dance bachata in Esencia Nights and Antilla, discover more tips in this post.
Where can I dance bachata in Barcelona on Sundays?
You can dance bachata in Antilla, discover more tips in this post.