Tango World Cup! Buenos Aires

Set your heartbeat to the rhythm of tango music!

If you are planning to travel to Argentina in September, there is a great opportunity to enjoy the best quality Tango performances in the world. he world Tango championship will be held in Buenos Aires and thousands of dancers from all over the world will attend to compete. Be a part of the best Tango event in the world.

As good Argentinians, we love tango music and dance   and we love to share this passion with everyone. Every year Buenos Aires receives thousands of people, who are passionate, curious and willing to experience Tango, either by just watching the shows available in the city or to rehearse their first tango dancing steps. Buenos Aires Tango Festival was created in 2003  and every year you can see the greatest dancing shows and contests where the best world performers participate.

In 2022, from the 6th to the 18th September, the Tango Festival will be held at “Teatro de la Ribera” known as the “House of Tango” in the well known La Boca neighborhood.

At the festival there will be two styles that will be displayed: tango scenario and tango salon (ballroom). Tango salon is characterized by the popular tango style where the close embrace cannot be broken or dancers cannot jump. On the other hand, tango scenario is characterized by the free and acrobatic choreographic style, which includes movements not allowed in the salon tango, as jumps and losing the embrace.

Once again, you can participate of the largest annual tango meeting that celebrates the tradition, promotes innovation and contributes to the generational and interdisciplinary encounter. This meeting gathers emerging artists, tango historical referents and a multitude of tango lovers and amateur dancers. 

Kallpa  invites you to become part of it!

UPGRADED GUEST EXPERIENCE AT CASASUR HOTELS IN BUENOS AIRES

Luxury accommodation and activities offered at boutique hotels in the city.


CasaSur Hotel Collection is a unique concept for boutique hotels in Buenos Aires. Since 2008, they’ve opened three luxury locations in the fanciest and trendiest neighbourhoods in the city, Recoleta and Palermo.

Not only the hotel chain offers 4 and 5 star accommodations, but also spa service, fitness center, meeting lounge, relax room and sophisticated gourmet restaurants to delight with the tastiest dishes.

CasaSur boutique hotels in Palermo and Recoleta

To upgrade the guest’s experience in Buenos Aires and to reaffirm the fact that is considered one of the best lodging options in the city, CasaSur added a couple of complementary activities at their Art Recoleta, Palermo and Bellini hotels. 

The CasaSur Experiences propose to “be global, feel local”, discovering the most emblematic corners of Buenos Aires guided by a local historian, learning Tango with professional dancers and tasting different Argentinian wine labels specially selected by their own sommelier.

City tour seeing the highlights of Buenos Aires, every Saturday

A basic and not to be missed on Saturdays: a city tour where guests will be able to see and explore the highlights of the city of Buenos Aires and learn the secret stories of these porteño gems, guided by a local historian. On a van, the tour begins in Recoleta, where we drive a little around and continue through Retiro towards La Boca. In Caminito, there’s a half an hour stop to walk around with the guide, access one of the popular tenement houses, and then go back up to the van to see more of La Boca and San Telmo. Then, another half an hour stop at Plaza de Mayo, to walk around the square and learn about the history of the country, the buildings and the European imprint of the city. There’s a visit to the Cathedral and then, the return to the hotels is driving through the downtown, passing by the famous Obelisco, the Teatro Colón theatre and the 9 de Julio Avenue.

Also, every Wednesday evening customers may take a Tango lesson at CasaSur Recoleta, led by two professional dancers who will teach the basic steps of this popular dance and get participants carried away by such a dramatic and sensual rhythm.

Tango lessons every Wednesday at CasaSur Recoleta

Finally, on Thursday evenings CasaSur treats their guests with a wine tasting at the exclusive cellar in Recoleta, where they will have the chance to taste four labels of Argentinian wines specially selected by the in-house sommelier, and to learn about the history of their origin and vineyards.

Three cultural experiences from experts in hospitality. Your passengers will not only rest in the best accommodation, but also feel extra pampered!

Wine tasting every Thursday at CasaSur Recoleta wine cellar

 


GENERAL INFORMATION

  • Guests at any CasaSur hotel may request any activity at the front desk, free of charge.
  • All activities are available in English and Spanish.
  • City tour: Saturdays at 2 pm departing from CasaSur Recoleta. Pick up hotel order: Palermo at 1:30 pm, Bellini at 1:45 pm, Recoleta. Includes return transfer.
  • Tango lesson: Wednesdays from 7 to 8 pm at CasaSur Recoleta. The hotel might change during the season and transfers between CasaSur Hotels is not included.
  • Wine tasting: Thursdays from 7 to 8 pm at CasaSur Recoleta. The hotel might change during the season and transfers between CasaSur Hotels is not included.

 


 

Tropical Baroque Party in Buenos Aires

The New Year’s Eve fete at Faena Hotel on December 31st is a nod to the drama and glamour of Europe’s Baroque period, infused with South American romance. 

The fabulous party begins at the hotel’s gilded Cathedral as guests are greeted with champagne and cocktails, along with passionate live performances. Then continues to the terrace of the lively Library Lounge.

Dinner offers guests a choice of venue in buffet style. El Mercado provides traditional Argentinian cuisine while the contemporary palates will be delighted at Bistro Sur, a whimsical space with Philippe Starck décor.

Throughout the evening, while enjoying the open bar serving the best Argentinian wines and crafted cocktails, guests are immersed in this glamorous Tropical Ball with themed live entertainment.

As the clock counts down to midnight, meet at the Pool Bar for exciting live musical performances and a few more surprises.

The venue takes place at Faena Hotel in Puerto Madero on Tuesday December 31st, starting at 8 pm. Please contact us to make your reservation.


General information

  • You may book for dinner and celebration, or for the after midnight party only.
  • Children from 2 to 12 years old pay 50% of the rate.
  • There’s a special rate for Faena Hotel guests.

TREASURE HUNT IN BUENOS AIRES

An original and fun way to learn secret facts and curiosities about this very European Latin city, perfect for families with children!


Buenos Aires is a curious city. From its foundation under the Viceroyalty of Peru of the Spanish Empire in 1536 and then again in 1580 (yes, twice), there is no doubt that it has accumulated many secrets during its almost 500 years of renown existence. What could be more fun than a scavenger hunt to discover what this beautiful city has been hiding for so long? 

Meeting at the iconic neighborhood of Recoleta, where the prosperous upper class lived during the 20th century, you will learn how to play the game. You will receive a map with a list of places to visit, clues to find and riddles to solve. 

The search will begin guiding you through some of the most famous areas of the city such as Alvear Avenue, the Recoleta Cemetery, Del Pilar Church and the Recoleta Cultural Centre.

Walk around and look out for details that can not be noticed at first sight. Buenos Aires hides corners often unknown to the porteños themselves; it is up to you to discover them. Find out fascinating stories and fun facts, solve the mystery within the time frame and you will receive a reward! Keep in mind to record or take pictures of your findings along the hunt.

Once you finish the hunt, you will have to return to the meeting point  to complete the adventure and try to be the first one to open the treasure chest and reveal the prize.

Do you want the experience to be even more fun? Try the evening hunt starting at sunset!

 


 

GENERAL INFORMATION

  • Includes: Bilingual guide to instruct you / Mate / Map of the hunt.
  • For travelers from 8 years old.
  • Duration: 3 hours.
  • Private departures available  upon request in the morning, afternoon or evening.
  • Regular departures: Tuesday and Thursday at 2pm
  • Highlights: Avenida Alvear, Centro Cultural Recoleta, Avenida Figueroa Alcorta, Del Pilar Church, La Biela, Recoleta Cemetery, El Ateneo Grand Splendid Bookshop.