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A new dance paradise
31st May - 7th June 2023
Kala is a boutique festival that takes place in Dhërmi, a stunning beach location on the Albanian Riviera.
During the day you can enjoy paradisiacal beaches, excursions to explore the unspoiled surroundings, wellness activities, heavenly food and laid-back music selections.
At night, our seaside venues host a cherry-picked selection of DJs and live acts that will keep you dancing under the stars until sunrise.
Expect a wide range of quality music, blissful beach days, an intimate atmosphere, and the best crowd of music lovers and welcoming locals.
What you can expect at Kala
When do tickets go on sale?
Over 70% of tickets for Kala have now sold out.
If you signed up before 2nd Feb, you have access to the presale Tier 3 tickets until Friday 10th Feb at 10:00. The remaining tickets will be released to the general public after then.
• 11th October: Returning customer presale SOLD OUT
• 13th October: Tier 1 SOLD OUT
• 29th November: Tier 2 SOLD OUT
• 2nd February : Tier 3 presale - live until 10th Feb 10:00
• 10th February : Tier 3 general sale
There are limited accommodation options left within walking distance from the festival area. If you would like to join us this summer, we strongly recommend grabbing one while you still can!
We put a great deal of effort into making Kala affordable for most pockets, and we pride ourselves on providing a premium holiday experience at an accessible price.
A festival ticket and a 7-day hotel stay starts at only £274 per person.
All tickets include accommodation and a festival wristband. There is a broad range of quality festival accommodation available, from exotic beach huts to fancy 5* hotels, and most are within walking distance from the festival site.
Having your own comfy bed and shower nearby is one of the aspects that makes the Kala experience different from other festival experiences.
We also offer the ability to secure your spot with a small deposit and split the cost across multiple instalments and paydays. If you book in October, you will be able to split the cost across several months and have an exciting experience in the calendar to look forward to.
Check some of the options below and discuss with your mates how you are going to split the group
How much does it cost?
All tickets include accommodation and a festival wristband. This is to avoid overinflated rates during the festival week and to ensure sustainable prices for Kala for this year and beyond.
Most of the accommodation options hold 2-3 people. Speak to your group and decide how you are going to split the rooms in advance so you know what to search for. Eg 3 rooms with 2 people in each room.
You can book with just a £150 deposit per person and pay the rest at any time before the final balance date. The deposit must be paid by the lead passenger. Once the booking has been created, each person will be able to pay their balance separately. Make the necessary arrangements so the lead passenger has everyone's deposits ready.
Important ticket information
Beachside stages and open-air dancing to the very best DJs and live bands
A hidden gem on the Albanian riviera
Dance under the stars in unexpected, intimate locations
Some of the best in the Mediterranean
All tickets include accommodation and festival wristband. This is to avoid overinflated rates during the festival week, ensure sustainable prices for Kala for this year and beyond, and provide a smoother festival experience for our guests.
Having a comfy bed to rest after dancing to sunrise is one of the aspects that make the Kala experience different from other festivals. There are options for everyone, from cozy 3* hotels to exotic beach huts and swish 5* hotels, all at excellent prices.
A premium festival experience at accessible prices
Soothe those aching limbs after a little too much dancing
Blissful beach days
How to get to Kala
Dhërmi can be accessed by minibus from Tirana airport, or by boat from Corfu airport. We organise transfers from both airports to Dhërmi.
We organise boat transfers from the Corfu port to Himarë for passport control, then the final leg of the trip is done by bus. You will be dropped at a transfer point near your accommodation in Dhërmi.
We organise a minibus transfer from Tirana. This will take you through the mountains where you can enjoy stunning views of the coastline. You will be dropped at a transfer point near your accommodation in Dhërmi.
Please check the transfer times (below) before booking your flights. Transfers sell out every year. The sooner you book them the more options you will find available. If you are arranging your own transfers keep in mind time zone differences. Albania is 1h behind Greece.
This is what a magical week at Kala looks like
Imagine venturing to a remote part of the European continent to find a little slice of paradise filled with open-air stages by the sea, excellent sound systems, live music, extended DJ sets into sunrise and a friendly and intimate atmosphere.
You will meet the loveliest people from all over the globe, dance together, explore an untouched coastline and enjoy a summer escape surrounded by mind-blowing scenery, welcoming locals and the best music. Bliss.
We hope you can share this wonderful experience with us next summer!
We have created a handy travel guide that includes a load of information surrounding the festival. From getting here to currency, check it out to find out more about the festival.