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10-11-12 JUNE '16


Why Should you join us?

We can think of thousands of reasons for you to join us, here's three :)

The Location

The Belgium Pier is a one-of-kind architectural piece of work.
Have you ever danced tango with a 360 degrees view over the sea?

The floor

Twice a year we put down a 200 square meter wooden floor with shock absorbing layer underneath.
We have the best floor of all marathons!

The food

At your disposal is the professional catering team of the Belgium Pier.
They provide a delicious buffet throughout the entire marathon.

Carlitos and NoeliA , Join them for a workshop , BE inspired by their show!


the cream of the internationAL DJ-crop at Abrazodelmar :)!
Massimo Maugeri
From Roma (IT)

Semeon Kukormin
From Moscow (RU)


* to be confirmed




DJ tugba tanören

Visit Bruges, Unesco!
Just 15 minutes away,
abrazodelmar organises a free tour on saturday!

Pricing and registration

All information pricing and registration

Registrations ARE NOW OPEN!

Registrations are on a first come first served basis, with a maximum of 15% local belgian dancers.
We have limited capacity of 250 participants and we will balance roles.
Of these 250 spots,120 are reserved for single registration (60 leaders/60 followers). The remaining 130 are for double registration (leader/follower)

  • Pricing
  • What is included

Price marathon package per person

  • 200,0€ in an "economy" double room (SOLD OUT)
  • 220,0€ in a "standard" double room
  • 240,0€ in a "comfort" double room

  • 260,0€ in an "economy" single room (SOLD OUT)
  • 280,0€ in a "standard" single room

  • (*) Please note that room type reservations depend on availability. We have a limited number of economy rooms. When these are fully booked your registration will automatically be upgraded to a standard room (the extra charge will apply).

  • Over 35 hours of dancing
  • Free afterparty on Sunday night
  • 2 nights (Friday night and Saturday night) in one of the hotels (3-stars) of the marathon
  • Dinner on Friday and Saturday evening
  • Brunch on Saturday and Sunday
  • Fresh fruits during the entire marathon
  • Water, coffee and tea during the entire marathon (not during the afterparty)
  • Free guided tour in Bruges (excl. transportation)
  • Free yoga stretching sessions on Saturday and Sunday
  • Free swimming in the sea :)
  • Registrations are name based and cannot be exchanged with other persons.

  • Cancellation before 15 March: 80% refund
  • Cancellation before 15 April: 60% refund
  • Cancellation before 15 May: 40% refund
  • Cancellations after 15 May: no refund possible
  • * International bank costs are charged to the participant.

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    We have a Choice of FOUR hotels all located at about 5-10 min walking distance from the venue.
    Hotel Avenue

    This cosy historical hotel is located in the centre of Blankenberge.
    Distance from the marathon: 500m or 5 min walk.

    Jules De Troozlaan 42
    8370 Blankenberge
    Website: www.avenuehotel.be

    Hotel Aquilon

    This cosy historical hotel is located in the centre of Blankenberge close to the train station.
    Distance from the marathon: 600m or 5 min walk.

    Marie Josélaan 2
    8370 Blankenberge
    Website: www.hotelaquilon.be


    This three star hotel is located in the centre of Blankenberge.
    Distance from the marathon: 550 or 5 min walk.

    Descampsstraat 44
    8370 Blankenberge
    Website: www.eurohotel.be

    Hotel Malecot

    This hotel is has partial sea views and is located near the venue.
    Distance from the marathon: 650m or 7 min walk.

    Langestraat 92
    8370 Blankenberge
    Website: www.vakantiehotels.be


    Travelling to the venue of the Abrazodelmar is very simple!
    There are three airports in Belgium which are possible to get to the Abrazodelmar: Brussels Int. Airport (BRU), Brussels South Aiport (CRL) and Ostend airport.
    Most international flights arrive at BRU airport. You can also choose to fly to CRL airport (lowcost like Ryanair/Wizzair/Easyjet etc), but realize that you will need to add 1 hour of extra travel time.
    There's also a few flights possible to Ostend airport, which is about 25 minutes by train or tram to Blankenberge.

    Once you are in Belgium, there's a few possibilities to get to Blankenberge:
  • By airport shuttle, organised by Abrazodelmar
  • By train, directly from Brussels Int. Airport to Blankenberge railwaystation.
  • By car
    • By train
    • Airport shuttle
    • By car

    The Abrazodelmar can be easily accessed by train.
    Trains leave directly from Brussels Int. Airport or from the centre of Brussels. From the train station of Blankenberge to the venue and surrounding hotels it is about 5 minutes walking.

    The train takes about 1h30 from the airport to Blankenberge.

    As of 4 people we are able to organize an airport shuttle for you to the venue and back to the airport.
    It takes aproxamitely 1 hour to get to the venue.
    The shuttles are only possible from Brussel Int. Airport (BRU).

    Another option is to rent a car at Brussels airport.
    The price is around 100€ for the three days of the marathon.
    Parking is free in the streets around the hotels.

  • Take the R0 (ring) in the direction of Ghent
  • Exit and take the E40 in the direction of Ghent/Oostende
  • Exit and take the E403 direction Brugge/Blankenberge
  • Exit and take the N371 direction Blankenberge
  • Continue untill you are in the center of Blankenberge
  • Travel time: aproximately 1 hour.