Spanish Flamenco is a fascinating experience: whether watching a theatrical performance, shouting ‘Ole!’ while dining on tapas at a bar show, or being up on your feet and ‘feeling flamenco’ in a class or club. Many of our guests are keen to celebrate Spanish flamenco when they visit our Barcelona apartments and apartments in Madrid.
While originating in the southern Andalusian city of Jerez, this passionate and emotionally-charged dance has spread across the country, with ample opportunities to enjoy Madrid Flamenco and Barcelona Flamenco while travelling. Here’s five ways you can add Spanish flamenco to your itinerary when staying at our Enjoy Apartments:
1. Book a class.
Staying in an Enjoy Apartment is ideal for guests who want to immerse themselves in the life of the city you are visiting. Add to this sense of real experience and local flavor by taking a class during the day and hitting the local bars at night to show your moves! We can book your classes for flamenco dancing lessons in Barcelona or Madrid. Email us when you are making your booking and we will be happy to help.
2. Share Spanish Flamenco on a girls’ weekend away.
We have group apartments ideal for your girls’ weekend away: whether it is for a bridal shower weekender, a netball groups’ post-season celebration, or just an excuse to share a weekend with best friends. Spanish flamenco makes for a great group activity for your girls’ night out while travelling together: the passion, the physicality, the Latin men… there will be plenty for your girls’ group to talk about, photograph and reminisce late into the night.
3. Surprise your partner on a romantic date.
Why not take the time to plan a romantic weekend away in Barcelona? Watching a performance of this emotionally-charged dance is the perfect date night activity. (And don’t forget to check our enjoy guide for romantic getaways in Barcelona for other ideas!)
4. Savour a Spanish flamenco show with dinner
Venues like Flamenco Tablao Cordobes in Barcelona and Casa Patas in Madrid offer flamenco shows every night as part of a restaurant and show package. Immerse yourself in Spanish culture and enjoy Spanish flamenco while tasting tapas and paella. You can even book your table when you book your apartment, VIP deals also available.
5. Shop for Spanish flamenco
De Flamenco in Madrid and Flora Albaicin and Los Lolas in Barcelona have simple gifts ideal for nieces, sisters, girlfriends and mums: as simple as a postcard or rose headband, or something more substantial like a flamenco skirt or polka-dot pair of shoes. For friends and family, Spanish flamenco makes a great motif for your presents and travel gifts.
Inspired to make Spanish flamenco part of your travel itinerary? Check out our flamenco directories in the city guides for Madrid and Barcelona.