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Dear Tango Lover: we look forward to seeing you on one (or more!) of our upcoming cruises. Each cruise features your choice of cabin, dining, dancing tango day and night, parties & tango shows.

There is a cruise for everyone, whether you are into the classics, sunny beaches, northern climes, and more! Find your cruise today and book early for best cabin selection and savings!

Italy - France - Spain - Portugal - UK

Italy - France - Spain - Portugal - UK

October 7-17, 2020 (10-Night Sailing)

Costa Fascinosa sails from Savona, Italy to exciting ports in the Med Sea; join our DJ's, Francesco and Andrea, for incredible tango while touring Marseille, Malaga, Cadiz, Lisbon, Gibraltar, Valencia and Barcelona ending in the Italian Riveria in Savona, Italy.  Exciting ports of call!!!  Fabulous tango friends to meet and dance with!!  PLUS, our DJ Andrea will be teaching his musicality and tango workshops and private classes for dancers who want to hone their tango skills.  Please book early, great itineraries sell out very early.  Go to Dance Host page to find links to view videos of Francesco and Andrea as DJs in Europe.

 

 

To Our Viewers:
Guests ask us about future cruise destinations.

For 2021 in mid August we are considering an Alaska cruise with a side trip option to Denali National Park
For 2022 we are considering a Panama Canal cruise

MASTERS:
Francesco Tagliabue - DJ "El Actor"
DJ Andrea - el popul Castello

Dubai to Italy

Dubai to Italy

March 13, 2021 to April 4, 2021 (22-Night Sailing)

Costa Cruise Lines Diadema sails from Dubai on a 23 day - 22 night sailing to incredible ports of call through the Suez Canal ending in Savona, Italy.  Be the first guests to board this Specialty/ Re-Positioning Cruise.  We are pleased to bring instructor couple Judy and Jon to teach workshops along with our DJ Andrea; and they will also teach private classes. Our guests will have an option to perform in 1- 2- or 3 shows that we will prepare while we sail the Suez Canal.  Our DJ's are Francesco "El Actor" Tagliabue and Andrea "el Popul Castello" Gasperini - need I say more; our previous guests in Germany and NYC cruises can tell you more; they are incredible.  Review Dance Host page for more details and to view video links.  On Oct 9th Costa changed our ports replacing Cyprus with Hafia, Israel.  Our FAQ tab has data for you to review.  Our tour is from Dubai to Khor Fakkan, overnight in Muscat, Oman; Aqaba (Petra); Hafia, Israel; Crete, Athens, Naples, Rome ending in Savona, Italy.  You may disembark in Naples, Italy for those who want the 21 day tour; pricing remains the same.  Cabins will disappear soon so be sure to book by Janaury 2020 to secure your cabin. 

MASTERS:
Judy and Jon
Francesco Tagliabue - DJ "El Actor"
DJ Andrea - el popul Castello

Past Cruises
NYC-Halifax-Sydney-Portland-Boston- NYC

NYC-Halifax-Sydney-Portland-Boston- NYC

October 18-28, 2019 (10-Night Sailing)

The MSC Meraviglia sailed to Bar Harbor, Maine; St. John – Halifax – Sydney, Canada on to New England and our dancers enjoyed many hours of dancing.  In Boston on 10/26 we enjoyed the Artango Matinee Milonga hosted by Fernanda Ghi for 3 hours - 2-5pm just before sailing.  This Milonga is in its 4th year.  Our DJ “El Actor” was loved and appreciated for his talent with the music.  For a small fee a great taxi company took us there and returned our guests back to the ship.  Our guests had a terrific cruise.

MASTERS:
"El Actor"

Germany-Estonia-Russia-Finland-Sweden-Denmark

Germany-Estonia-Russia-Finland-Sweden-Denmark

April 23, 2019 to May 3, 2019 (10-Night Sailing)

The MSC Poesia departed successfully from Warnemünde, Germany for 10 nights with overnight in St. Petersburg, Russia and we ended in Copenhagen, Denmark.  The fortunate dancers who took on this eventful sailing have memories to last a life time.  Touring Russia was a dream come true for most of our guests.  We were able to enjoy 2 of their 29 days of sunshine; so amazing!!!  A big thank you to all of our charming tango dancers; also for our amazing DJ's who provided exceptional tunes for all of us to dance too.  More news will be out soon for our Fall 2020 sailing.  Stay tuned!!!!
 

MASTERS:
"El Actor" Francesco Tagliabue Tango DJ
Andrea Gasperini - Tango DJ - el Popul Castello

Belize- Panama- Jamaica - Colombia - Costa Rica

Belize- Panama- Jamaica - Colombia - Costa Rica

February 25, 2018 to March 8, 2018 (11-Night Sailing)

The MSCs Divina 11 night/12 day cruise sailed out of Miami.  Traditional tango tunes by DJ Steve Brady and DJ El Actor, Francesco Tagliabue was enjoyed by 100 tango dancers.  Guests came from Argentina, Sweden, Denmark, Russia, China, Italy, Switzerland, Greece, Canada, Baja California Mexico, and Johannesburg, South Africa, plus guests who were born in Hong Kong, China, Japan, Peru, Panama, Educador, Haiti, Cuba, Romania, Hungary, India, Great Britain, Spain, the Philippines and El Salvador, plus across the USA.

This was to be the last cruise but life changes so we will continue to provide quality events for tango dancers from around the world.  We hope you will join the fun soon!!  Tango friendships are very special; we want you to experience the joy, the memories, the dance, with great DJs who provide day time and late night Traditional Tango Tunes. Thank you!!

MASTERS:
DJ Steve Brady
"El Actor" Francesco Tagliabue Tango DJ

Eastern Caribbean II

Eastern Caribbean II

March 5-13, 2016 (8-Night Sailing)

The Caribbean Sea is incredibly teal to turquoise blue and very clear.  This beauty will entice the inner soul.  Add to this sailing the enjoyment of Argentine Tango dancing each night and some afternoons.  The Caribbean is one of the most relaxing places on earth.  For 8-nights we depart Ft. Lauderdale, FL on Royal Caribbean’s lovely lady, Navigator of the Seas that takes us to Haiti, Puerto Rico, St. Kitts, St. Maarten returning to Florida.

This is a tango dance cruise for more advanced dancers who want to escape the winter cold; meet dancers from around the world and relax in the warm sun and beaches of the Caribbean.  We are pleased to introduce our DJ from Switzerland, Francesco “El Actor”, who will provide traditional Argentine Tango music for our guests.  Stay Tuned for the latest news….

MASTERS:
"El Actor" Francesco Tagliabue Tango DJ

Denmark, England, France, Portugal, Spain, Italy

Denmark, England, France, Portugal, Spain, Italy

August 29, 2015 to September 11, 2015 (13-Night Sailing)

This cruise was cancelled 4/15/2015, but 6 guests sailed anyway from Copenhagen, Denmark on to Dover, England, then LeHavre, France, followed by Vigo, Spain; Lisbon, Portugal; Malaga and Valencia, Spain and ending up in Savona, Italy to tour the Italian Riviera.

On August 25th, just 4 days from sailing Graciela Thrope-Powers from Santa Fe, NM passed away due to leukemia.  Her dance friend Carl sailed and took marvelous photos which are posted in our Gallery for this cruise.  She will be missed in her community and by all who knew her.

MASTERS:
Luis Castro y Claudia Mendoza

Western Mediterranean – Spain, Baleares & Malta

Western Mediterranean – Spain, Baleares & Malta

October 1-8, 2013 (7-Night Sailing)

                       - – - Cancelled April 1, 2013

Tango at Sea Festival BARCELONA 2013 – Cancelled April 1, 2013

With 85% more women bookings than men we were forced to cancel our 2013 events.

MASTERS:
Carlos & Maria Rivarola
Jorge Torres & Maria Blanco
Luis Castro y Claudia Mendoza

Classical Empires of the Western Mediterranean

Classical Empires of the Western Mediterranean

October 16-27, 2012 (11-Night Sailing)

Immerse yourself in the evocative North African ambience of Casablanca and explore the markets of Morocco, experience the Phoenician ruins on Spain's Costa del Sol. Spend long summer days and balmy evenings cruising through thousands of years of history embodied by the Mediterranean Sea. Sailing from Savona, Italy.

PHOTO GALLERY

MASTERS:
Carlos & Maria Rivarola
Nito & Elba Garcia
Luis Castro y Claudia Mendoza

Italy & the Ancient East Mediterranean

Italy & the Ancient East Mediterranean

September 3-14, 2011 (11-Night Sailing)

Join Tango at Sea in 2011 for an intense itinerary made of exciting landscapes, ancient artifacts and priceless treasures. Cruise through the millenia all in one unforgettable voyage. In mid-March, Costa Cruise Lines changed ports of call from Egypt and Israel to Santorini, Greece, and Alanya and Marmaris, Turkey. Sailed from Savona, Italy.

PHOTO GALLERY

MASTERS:
Carlos & Maria Rivarola
Luis Castro y Claudia Mendoza

Ski to Sea

Ski to Sea

April 18-25, 2010 (7-Night Sailing)

End of Ski Season Party Cruise

Just south of the U.S. border lies a vibrant culture, world-class beaches, lush green rain forests, and vividly painted architecture that will dazzle your eyes. Whether your idea of adventure is exploring a colonial city or discovering the joys of a siesta on a white-sand beach, a Mexican cruise vacation is perfect for you. Sailed from Los Angeles.

Italy & the East Mediterranean

Italy & the East Mediterranean

October 12-22, 2009 (10-Night Sailing)

Dancing on Three Continents!

Join Tango at Sea on a voyage of discovery to Italy and the Eastern Mediterranean. Visit Alexandria, gateway to Cairo, the Pyramids and the splendour of Egypt and call at Limassol on the pretty island of Cyprus. Plus you will visit Katakolon, for Olympia, birthplace of the Olympic Games. Sailed from Savona, Italy.

PHOTO GALLERY

MASTERS:
Luis Castro y Claudia Mendoza
Jorge Torres

Caribbean &  the Panama Canal

Caribbean & the Panama Canal

June 9-19, 2009 (10-Night Sailing)

The creation of the Panama Canal literally changed the world - so just imagine what it can do for your tango cruise. With tropical jungles, white-sand beaches and vibrant cultures in every port of call, a cruise through this engineering masterpiece is nothing short of amazing. Sailed from Miami.

PHOTO GALLERY

MASTERS:
Carlos & Maria Rivarola

Venice & the East Mediterranean

Venice & the East Mediterranean

September 29, 2008 to October 6, 2008 (7-Night Sailing)

From Venice to Bari in Italy, before stopping at Katakolon where you can visit Olympia, birthplace of the Olympic Games. Next is Santorini and the picturesque island of Mykonos followed by the medieval Rhodes; finally, Dubrovnik will fascinate you with its beautiful architecture. Sailed from Venice.

PHOTO GALLERY

MASTERS:
Gustavo Rosas & Gisela Natoli

East Mediterranean & the Greek Isles

East Mediterranean & the Greek Isles

October 10-17, 2004 (7-Night Sailing)

Tango at Sea 2004 to the Greek Isles was an extraordinary adventure. A total of 61 guests enjoyed the marvelous sites we visited with the varied tours available, plus ones they created of their own, including Greek and Tango dancing in a lovely restaurant in Rhodes, Greece. Sailed from Venice.

PHOTO GALLERY

MASTERS:
Nito & Elba Garcia
Christy Cote

Western Caribbean I

Western Caribbean I

March 8-15, 1998 (7-Night Sailing)

Port of Ft. Lauderdale to Key West, FL, Cozumel, Jamaica, Grand Cayman. Sailed from Ft. Lauderdale.

PHOTO GALLERY

MASTERS:
Nito & Elba Garcia
Nora Dinzelbacher
Christy Cote

 

What you're saying about us...

I just want to thank you again for the most awesome time we had with you in October 2012 and all those fabulous people we met, it was the best Holiday we have ever had.  We have started saving to do another cruise with you in the future so please keep us informed about what is happening. Thanks so much.  Lots of love.  

Alda Handel
Johannesburg, South Africa
2012 - 2018 - 2019

 

Good morning,
I just wanted to send you a quick note to thank you for a great cruise! I think the bar has been set so high that any other cruises I go on will pale in comparison. The dancing was fabulous and the people even better. I will always cherish my memories of this event.

Thanks again,
Michelle
February 2018