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Touching Timelessness

Dr. Eric Pearl and Jillian Fleer in Porto and Douro Valley, Portugal

May 31 – June 7, 2022

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PRICING Accommodations

$4,150 per person, Double Occupancy,

$200 discount per person for a limited time if the full payment is made upon registration.



Yeatman Hotel   5 Star

 3 nights

Porto, Portugal


The Vintage House  5 Star

4 nights

Douro Valley, Portugal


The Yeatman is a luxury wine hotel and spa in Porto with spectacular views over the UNESCO World Heritage city and the Douro River.
Member of the prestigious Relais & Châteaux collection of hotels and distinguished with two Michelin Stars, The Yeatman Hotel is widely regarded as the best hotel in Porto and is a unique and distinctive landmark in the world of classic luxury hotels. Set amidst the Port wine lodges, The Yeatman nestles on a hill, overlooking Porto and is set within 7 acres of land, and has outdoor and indoor infinity swimming pools.
As one of Europe’s leading wine hotels, The Yeatman is a haven for wine lovers and the prime destination for those wishing to explore the pleasures of the Port and Portuguese wine. The Yeatman is located in the historic heart of Vila Nova de Gaia next to the ancient ‘lodges’ where Port houses have aged their wines for over three centuries.
Winner of the ‘Best Hotel Spa – Europe 2013’, the Caudalie Vinothérapie® Spa at The Yeatman is an oasis of serenity and wellbeing.Its tranquil setting, evocative of the elemental spirit of wine, includes ten therapy rooms where guests can relax and enjoy Caudalie’s unique Vinothérapie® care and treatment programs, including barrel bath immersions, relaxing Vichy shower massage and other signature body and facial treatments. Based on natural ingredients drawn from the vineyard environment and valued for their anti-oxidant properties and contribution to beauty, wellness and vitality, the exclusive range of Caudalie products are also available for purchase.


Each Superior room is spacious, enjoying views over the historic city of Porto and the garden from a spacious, furnished private terrace.

Traditional, whitewashed louvered shutters can be opened to give each bathroom a stunning view of Porto.
Rooms are also individually decorated, discreetly themed with artifacts and pictures by a well-known Portuguese wine producer, giving an overview of some elements from their vineyard and their wines.


Idyllic and tranquil riverside location

The Vintage House Hotel enjoys an idyllic and tranquil riverside location at Pinhão in the authentic heart of the Douro Valley. The Douro is one of Europe’s oldest and most beautiful wine regions, a breath-taking man made landscape enjoying World Heritage status. Remote and undiscovered, it offers the discerning traveller one of Europe’s most unforgettable vineyard experiences.


Heritage by UNESCO, you will find The Vintage House Douro, right on the Douro River.On arriving at your room, your first instinct will be to walk to the balcony to take in the unique landscape before you, already thinking how wonderful it will be to have lunch in the restaurant terrace, making the best of the view. At night, after a meal in the “Rabelo” Restaurant, chat the night away with your friends in the Library Bar, sipping a nice Port Wine.


Both in the region and the hotel, there are countless activities for you to do. Sign up for a Gourmet Wine Tasting at the hotel’s Wine Academy or enrol in the Wine Courses available to find out all there is to know about the world’s most popular drink. Outside the hotel you can book riverboats trips, visits to the region’s wine estates or to the Douro Museum, the offers are endless. As you can see, your biggest challenge will be to do all you’ll want to do. The Vintage House Douro, your 5 star hotel in Douro Valley for unforgettable holidays in Portugal.

Vintage House Rooms

All Standard rooms have balconies providing breathtaking views over the Douro River letting you enjoy the sunlight and the amazing sunset. They all feature twin beds that can be joined together to create a king size bed, en-suite bathroom with shower over bath, working desk with lamp, LCD TV, telephone, dryer, safe, satellite channels and minibar.

In addition to Dr. Eric and Jillian’s valuable presentations, the following is included on this retreat:

  • Transportation from and to the airport at set times
  • All internal transporation by private buses
  • Welcome drinks and cocktails
  • All breakfasts
  • Four Lunches and wine-tasting
  • Four Dinners and wine-tasting
  • Hop on – Hop off bus tickets in Porto
  • Real Companhia tour and lunch
  • Enoteca museum tour and dinner
  • Sandeman Quinta de Sexo tour and lunch
  • All accommodations at 5-Star hotels

Not included

  • Air-fare
  • Personal items
  • Tips


This retreat is limited to 40 participants, so register today!

Please note, if you register and then you cancel, there will be NO refunds given under any circumstances, so be sure to obtain proper travel insurance. If we, Global Journeys, need to cancel because of any issues related to but not limited to Covid 19, please note that we will transfer your  payments to another Dr. Eric and Jillian event within the next year. Refunds will not be given, we will only transfer funds to another retreat.

At this time, we don’t know what the procedures will be regarding entering Portugal i May of 2022. The Portuguese government is in charge of dictating those standards. Be prepared to adhere to possibilities of: having proof of a negative Covid-19 test,  filling out a variety of health forms, and/or other mandates.

For the total cost of this retreat and to see what is included, see above.

Before you register, email us at or fill out the form below to make sure there is space available for your preferred accommodations.


Once we confirm availability, follow these two simple steps:

1. Send us a non-refundable deposit of $1,000 per participant via one of the four options below. Half of the remaining balance is due January 31st, 2022. The final payment is due on March 31st, 2022.

2Wait until you receive an official registration confirmation from us before you book your flight.


Payments, Dates, Terms and Conditions


Payment : You have 4 payment options…

Option #1  Recommended form of payment with no fees… Write a check with the appropriate amount made out to Global Journeys Inc. On the back of the check, on the endorsement line write- “For Deposit Only”. Take a clear picture of the front and the back of the check, and send both images to either 516 906-2133 or to  After we receive your images and your check clears our bank, we will inform you and you can then write “Deposited” on your check so it doesn’t get used again.

Option #2 – Wire the money in U.S. dollars to the following bank account: Name and Address – Global Journeys Inc. P.O.Box 21092  Floral Park, NY 11002
Bank:   JP Morgan Chase   770 Lexington Ave. New York, NY 10065
Bank Account Number  3061935109
Routing Number  021000021  (if Domestic payment)
Swift/Aba Code   CHASUS33  (if International payment)

Option #3 – If your account is at J.P.Morgan Chase or another commercial bank, you may make a ‘Quick Pay’ or ‘Zelle’ payment to the account of:

Option # 4 -You may pay by using PayPal. If you select option #4, please note that you are responsible for paying the processing fee: 3% if paying from the U.S and 4.5% if you are paying from outside the U.S. Through PayPal you may use your credit or debit card. Our account for a PayPal payment is:

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Cancellations and Refunds

If you choose to cancel your participation in this retreat, we will not refund any deposits or subsequent payments regardless of circumstances. Given this policy, we strongly suggest that you purchase travel insurance in case of emergencies or unforeseen circumstances that may arise at your end.

Travel insurance will protect your investment in case of unforeseen situations or emergencies. If you choose to purchase travel insurance, which we highly recommend, you must do so on your own. We have been working with Travel Guard International at 800 826-1300, and have received positive feedback.

In the unlikely circumstances that Global Journeys Inc. is forced to cancel this retreat, we will apply your total amount you have paid towards a future retreat with Dr. Eric and Jillian. This credit must be used within one year of the beginning date of this present retreat.

If the presenters are not able to attend the event due to a serious illness or emergency, an appropriate substitute chosen by the presenters will deliver the sessions and the retreat will go on as scheduled.

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