Salsa is very popular in Italy, here we tell you some places where you can go to dance salsa in Rome. You can find parties almost every day of the week, and even more on the weekends.
Keep in mind that Rome is a very big city, and that most of the parties are located outside of the center, which makes transport difficult if you do not have a car, since public transport does not usually reach these places and Taxis are quite expensive. Here we tell you some of the best places to dance salsa in Rome, and the recommended day.
The best place to go salsa dancing on a Wednesday, they have their Barrioledí party, which is one of the best Roman salsa parties. It only has one room and the music is 100% Cuban, although they alternate with some bachata , and at the end of the night they play some kizomba.
Recommended day: Wednesday
It is undoubtedly one of those sites that you can not miss, it is the largest nightclub in Europe, with 7 dancefloors with independent entrances, but in the salsa parties are usually connected inside. It has capacity for 11,000 people.
In the central hall and the largest one, Cuban music is heard, and some bachata every 3 salsas. Then you’ll find a bachata-only room, a couple of on line rooms, another one from kizomba, and another one from 80-90 disco music, but this one it’s not always open.
Recommended day: Saturday.
The best place if you are visiting the city on a Tuesday, although they also have salsa parties on Saturdays. It is a club with only on dance floor, although it is quite large and has an open second floor where you can sit and rest. Their parties are salsa, bachata and reggaetón.
Recommended day: Tuesday
In Fiumicino, quite close to the airport, there is this restaurant and events place, typical of weddings, baptisms and communions, which on Friday nights is transformed into a large dance hall to the rhythm of Cuban music, with some bachata as well.
Recommended day: Friday
Large nightclub with two outdoor dance floors.
In summer, it organizes one of the best salsa parties on Fridays, with a salsa room and a bachata room.
If you go in winter, make sure you look at the advertising first because being relatively close to the center, in the EUR neighborhood, where there is a metro stop, most of the parties are reggaetone, and if you are going to dance salsa, you probably will not find the music that you expected, or people who know how to dance. But sometimes they organize concerts of salsa bands, so it is a good idea to have a look at their Facebook page.
Recommended day: Friday
Club located near Ostia Antica, basically on the other side of the visited ruins with the same name. It used to be a reference for parties in that area of Rome on Friday nights, but now the place is used more for private parties, you have to be vigilant, because from time to time some school organizes a good salsa party here.
ARCA SOCIAL CLUB
Another local salsero in Rome quite well known and with good atmosphere. It only has one room, but it is quite large, they usually organize Cuban salsa parties on Fridays and Saturdays. Occasionally they organize a party on Sunday.
Recommended day: Friday or Saturday
One of the few salsa places in Rome, which are in the center of the city, and you could get there with public transport. They organize Cuban salsa parties, Thursdays and Saturdays. It only has one room, so they usually play three salsas and one bachata.
Recommended day Cuban salsa: Thursday
Recommended day Linea: New sesion Puerto Rico “La Mezcla perfecta”, on second saturday of the month (from September to May)
It is the only place in Rome, which dedicates its second room to exclusively Kizombera parties, so if you like this dance, this is your place.
In the main room, you can dance Cuban salsa and some bachata.
Recommended day: Friday and Saturday
Local salsero with three dance halls. They do many parties of only salsa, or special kizomba. We recommend to watch their program because they often change them. They organize parties from Wednesday to Sunday.
Recommended day: Depends on the week
We hope that this article will be useful if you are in Rome. Or just have a look and join us on our next trip to Rome, so you just have to worry about enjoy the city and dance!!!