Dance is a non-verbal body language that allows you to communicate. The best thing about dancing is that you can enjoy it in almost any capital of the world. Salsa and bachata are spreading more and more throughout Europe and many of the world's great capitals.
As we know that many of you love to combine your tourist holidays with dancing, we have done a little research in the wonderful city of Nice, located in the heart of the blue coast, France.
If you want to add a touch of salsero and bachatero while touring the Côte d'Azur, we are sure that this post is ideal for you!
If you like to travel and combine dancing, don't miss our best dance recommendations. The goandance team has personally taken care of discovering the best bars to dance for you.
Today we are going to the wonderful city of Nice. Would you like to discover with us your nightlife bailonga?
The 5 best places to go to dance salsa and bachata in Nice
1# Don't let stop the party at the city's most popular Latino bar: Le Sansas
Le Sansas is the Latin bar in the city that has more atmosphere.
Le Sansas has a dance floor for the most dancers, an area with tables to sit and enjoy a good drink and a terrace, which is a success in the summer season.
When can you go dancing to Le Sansas? Below we share their schedules:
DANCE CLASSES (salsa, casino wheel, bachata or kizomba) 20:30h to 22:30h
SOCIAL 22:30h - 2 AM
Types of parties:
· Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays are celebrated nights of salsa, salsaton, timba and bachata.
· Wednesday nights of Kizomba.
· Latin holiday Friday: reggeaton, hits of the moment, bachata, salsa, and more.
Entrance is completely free.
Le Sansas is open practically every day, so there's no excuse. Choose the day that best suits you and complete your tourism in Nice with a little salsa, bachata, kizomba, semba, rumba and more.
2# Enjoy the dance and good food at the new Latino Son bar
The Latino Son bar opened at the beginning of 2018. This bar, as its name suggests, has a lot of son and a lot of Cuban atmosphere. Located at 7 Rue Marechal Joffre Nice. Very close to the main street of Jean Medecin.
The bar has a large lounge with a central court, sofas and tables around it. You can enjoy a drink and the great musical atmosphere, enjoy a good dinner and dance on the floor until you close the doors.
The Latin bar's dance schedules are as follows:
· Monday nights of Kizomba and Semba.
· Tuesday and Thursday nights of Bachata.
· Fridays and Saturdays Latin music: salsa, bachata and more.
· Sunday: SBK party
These are the schedules of the moment, depending on the time of the year these are modified.
3# Don't miss some good drinks, wines and Latin music in La Havane
Restaurant from Monday to Friday during the day, and music and dance bar on weekend nights and some summer nights. This bar is well known for its good Spanish and Latin musical atmosphere. Generally it is a bar that people frequent to have a good cocktail and eat. Its dance parties are on Fridays and Saturdays from 10:30 pm to 2 am, and in the summer season, it is also danced on Sundays. Admission is free. The atmosphere is quiet but there are always some dancers dancing on the dance floor.
La Havane is located at 32 rue de France, 06000 Nice, France. Close to the Place Massena area.
4# Salsa, bachata, luxury and sea view nights at Lido Plage
Would you like to dance to the first line of the sea? If your answer is yes, I'm sure you'll love Lido Plage. During the summer season salsa, bachata, merengue and kizomba nights are organised at Lido Plage.
Lido Plage is a beach that has a Restaurant - Lounge that adapts it with a dance floor on Sunday nights and you can enjoy the great Latin atmosphere and dance. It's probably your best plan to end the week and recharge your batteries for Monday.
First there are two dance classes (usually Kizomba and Bachata) and then you can enjoy the music until midnight.
Below we share with you their schedules:
· Class 1 from 7:30pm to 8;15pm
· Class 2 from 8:15pm to 9pm
· Social from 9pm to 12pm
The entrance fee is 12 euros, and an extra 4 euros for each dance class.
It's a pleasure to be able to dance while it's getting dark and then enjoy the moonlight at the front row of the sea. It is probably one of the best dance parties in the summer season, taking into account its location and the good atmosphere every Sunday.
5# On summer Tuesdays we meet at Opera Plage
As you can see, in summer there are a lot of dancing parties on the beach. On the beach of Opera Plage you can enjoy a salsera and latina night right on the seafront.
They also offer dance classes, music, and sometimes they play live bands. Below we share the schedules:
Start / intermediate salsa class: 7pm
Intermediate bachata class: 7:50pm
Intermediate / Advanced Salsa Class: 8:40pm
Intermediate / Advanced Kizomba Class 7:50pm
Kizomba Class start: 8:40 pm
SOCIAL: 9:30 - 0:30 pm
Below you can see the rates that are variants depending on the type of event and whether you choose to do classes or not.
1 course + 1 consumption: 10 euros
1 course + 1 drink + concert night: 15 euros
1 course + 1 drink + concert night + tapas: 25 euros
Concert night + 1 drink: 12 euros
How did you like night life salsera / bachatera for Nice?
Now you can add Nice as your next destination for travelling and dancing. The Côte d'Azur is beautiful and Nice is a very central city that gives you access to other destinations very close to this charming French area.
In addition, the Latin dance atmosphere is also found in other locations on the Côte d'Azur, such as St. Tropez, Antibes, St. Jean Cap-Ferrat and even in the city of Monaco.
Do you know any disco or room to go out in Nice that we haven't mentioned?
Don't hesitate to share your salsa experience with us in and around Nice. You can also leave us a review of your experience in the place.