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“Fun club for Latin dancing”
Review of La Candela

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La Candela
Ranked #3 of 14 Nightlife in Oaxaca
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Baltimore, Maryland
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Fun club for Latin dancing”
Reviewed 30 December 2012

It's hard to put the reviews for this place together because some have Candela listed under "restaurants" and some list it under "attractions". Either way, it's a good place to head on the weekends. Weekdays are hit or miss in terms of the number of people there. You might not get a lesson if there is no crowd. I went here specifically for the salsa dancing, but they play a variety of Latin (bachata, merengue, cumbia, etc). It's easy to get intimidated by the good dancers, but there were plenty of people out there just to have a good time (not professional dancers by any means).

Visited December 2012
3 Thank Maureen C
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Oaxaca, Mexico
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Great place for latin rhythms!”
Reviewed 15 November 2010

We live in Oaxaca, and have been to La Candela plenty of times, because we love to dance and watch the locals perform what they are great at. Don't be intimidated though, there's room for everyone. La Candela also features some of the best bands in Oaxaca.

On a side note: Living in Oaxaca I've found that there's no directory of where to go out. I've created with my girlfriend a directory for the nightlife in Oaxaca, with more than 30 places at the moment.


Make sure to go to La Candela!!

3 Thank jkjaer
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