Groove Cruise Cabo Brings All the Good Vibes with Their 2018 Edition

Groove Cruise Cabo 2018

When it involves festivals on water, anticipate the extraordinary. However, from October 10th to the 14th, Groove Cruise Cabo 2018 made its option to an surprising vacation spot. Due to the unexpected circumstance Hurricane Sergio, the wonderful Whet Travel group rolled by way of all of the punches and made ‘ship’ occur. Departing from San Diego to Ensenada, 2,600 attendees boarded the gorgeous Norwegian Pearl. They skilled the very best logistical marvel the West Coast has ever seen.

Veterans this occasion know the thrill all of it. Checking in on the terminal to boarding the ship, you recognize the journey is about to start. From the second you step on board, you’re welcomed with open arms, a set time schedule/wayfinder in hand, and lots good vibes. For any virgins the occasion, GC does effectively in acclimating them by way of a meetup group.

With eight phases, every themed to a special label, Captains danced from daybreak till nightfall over the course 96 hours. 13 decks from the entrance, center, and again hosted one thing for everybody. Themed events day and evening make the expertise even higher. As followers flapped and dancers shuffled, there isn't any different nonstop get together like this one.

If you’ve by no means been on a Groove Cruise, do your self a favor and expertise this marvelous alternative no less than as soon as.


First days all the time include challenges, but it surely’s the dedication the corporate that makes GCFAM coming again for extra. Set occasions shuffled round however the present went on. While ready to embark, Ahlex Diego, Felix Cartal, Damaged Goods, Liquid Todd, and others performed the Sail Away get together. People dressed to the ‘Out this World’ theme. Headliners Benny Benassi and MK stuffed the Atrium with beloved home music we crave. Laidback Luke hosted a kung fu class after which killed it with a deep set within the Stardust Theater. Guests had been additionally handled to the skills the Stereo Productions X Deep LA, MixMash Records, and Descend labels. Anyone passing by way of the Casino loved mighty superb home tunes as effectively.


Captains woke as much as the ship docked at Ensenada. Groove Cruise’s philanthropic Whet Foundation had volunteers take part of their Destination Donation within the morning. Decked out in tutus and ties, attendees ventured the streets. The membership venue, Papas & Beer, awaited these coming to Duke Dumont’s Blase Beach Club occasion. Om Nom and Huxley opened for the ‘Ocean Drive’ artist. The Brit handled everybody and Mexico to an thrilling deep home set. Adam Auburn and Felix Cartal adopted with bits home and tech home as they introduced Ensenada to a detailed. With balloons, beer, and tacos, the crowds left glad.

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Back on ship, Relief Records had ALX, Sage Armstrong, and Green Velvet convey the pool deck down.

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Twister – GC Fam type happened within the nook, the place everybody acquired wild. As evening fell, attendees emerged as Pirates. The Dancetronauts and Laser Assassins carried out entice, slightly bit dub and a ton lasers within the evening. Cosmic Gate transcended the theater with a tremendous trance set. Kristina Sky hosted her ‘United We Groove’ get together on the again ship the place Luccio, Adam Stark, Monoverse, and Factor B accompanied her. Additionally, John Fleming 00 went again to again with Paul Thomas. The Officially Addicted household took over deck eight with Keith Christopher, Dean Mason, Scotty Boy, and Bryan Lubliner. We left a stupendous sundown behind.

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The Incorrect After Hours group Huxley, Carabetta & Doons, and Harry Romero equipped the late evening/early morning underground vibes.


How many occasions are you able to say you noticed an artist no less than twice, ate meals, then walked again to your room to take a nap? GC is the occasion to do all that. You make significant friendships that final you a lifetime right here. You work together together with your favourite artists as a result of they're there with you all weekend. Dressed in neon through the day and sequins at evening, GCFAM saved the get together going.

I watched Factor B play beer pong and loved an evening trance with the United We Groove lineup plus Alex Di Stefano. The Hip-Hop get together is a convention that provides everybody a breath contemporary tunes. Tastebreakers, Adam Auburn, Damaged Goods, Scooter, and the Dancetronauts dropped it low. Rizzo Vassalo, Re’va, John Beaver, Khalon, and others performed the silent disco. Presented by Random Nights, the silent disco opened every evening for all evening owls unable to sleep. When needing a break from all of the insanity, the Whet Oasis den supplied a quiet down within the Spinnaker lounge. Kudos to Anthony Attalla for taking part in a seven hour underground set to complete the day f robust.

Remember, it’s a marathon, not a dash. GC’ers know effectively to take a while for themselves and be careful for one another.


As the journey began its final day, Drums the Sun built-in stay drumming into their set by the pool. Back to high school outfits stuffed the morning and the very best groups conquered the evening. 11 artists participated in a really intense soccer match. The Desert Hearts crew blasted the pool with techno. The insatiable sounds Rybo, Mikey Lion, Wyatt, and Cocodrills resonated in our ears. Meanwhile, visitors tried to beat Shiba San in his ping pong match. Many entered however just one might beat him!

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Adam Scott placed on a Dash Berlin tribute set on the Great Outdoors stage. Shiba got here again to the theater at evening and introduced the entire home down in his sequin coat. Kid Wiseman placed on one thing new to the occasion: an interactive road artwork present. My favourite set the evening got here from DSK CHK. His traditional vinyl set introduced again all of the previous dance tracks we cherished and grooved to. Green Velvet closed out the evening.

This is my third Groove Cruise, and it will get higher every time. Music, pals, and reminiscences all the time maintain me coming again for extra. You actually do really feel like household right here. House/deep home, techno, and trance dominate the genres. An thrilling ambiance propels you thru every day. Unlimited meals, ice cream, and accessible showers make up half your GC expertise. The relaxation is so that you can make on board. For those who know what tenting at a competition is like–that is higher! So a lot occurs in such little time but it surely’s all definitely worth the sweat, tears, and hangover complications.

Only one thought floods everybody’s minds once they step f and journey again to actuality. #We’reNeverGoingHome. The 15th anniversary Groove Cruise Miami is in January and heads to the Key West and Cozumel, Mexico. Until subsequent time Groove Cruise– GCFAM, be prepared!

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