Resorts anywhere with ballroom dancing

Old Nov 5th, 2010, 08:13 AM
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Resorts anywhere with ballroom dancing

We love to dance, but rarely have a chance when on a trip. While we aren't really cruise ship fans, we have signed on to a 10 day cruise that does have nightly ballroom dancing (Cunard's QM II). We would love to be able to do that on dry land, but have never encountered a resort anywhere in the world that offers nightly ballroom (not disco or salsa) dancing - has anyone ever heard of such a place??
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Old Nov 5th, 2010, 05:02 PM
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Well, if you want to tango, shouldn't you be going to Argentina?

And I wouldn't normally recommend Blackpool, in England, but see and check the posher hotels for dinner dances. Blackpool is also home to major amateur dance competitions.

My UK resort info is out of date - suggest you post on the Europe board and ask about hotels with dancing.
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Many thanks, Thursdaysd, for the suggestion of the Blackpool tower - had not heard of it and now we are very interested. Have been to Paris, London, and NYC in past 2 yrs and have found nothing comparable - just disco or swing.
Have been to BA twice and love to tango - but none of the 4 venues we visited there did anything but tango.
Still have never come across a real resort venue that offers nightly ballroom.
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The Cloister on Sea Island (off the coast of Georgia) used to offer nightly ballroom dancing, as well as afternoon lessons (with a very good but no nonsense older lady instructor). Great old school room, and an orchestra. Unfortunately The Cloister decided to move away from their traditional family-style resort format a few years ago, and I'm guessing that the ballroom dancing probably went the way of the bingo tournaments and dressing for dinner. A pity, but I take some comfort in the knowledge that the new "bling" approach has apparently been a financial fiasco.
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