Journey Along the Douro – Accommodations/Cost

Indulge in the Legendary Port and Nouveau Wines of Portugal

September 22 – 29, 2019

 Accommodations & Cost


The cost for this retreat is $5,995 – $6,375 depending on chosen accommodations per person, double occupancy. This price includes:

  • All sessions/presentations by Dr. Joe
  • Pick up from Porto airport to Yeatman Hotel and drop-off to Porto airport within stated times. See Getting There for more info…
  • All internal transportation. by private buses
  • All breakfasts
  • Four lunches and wine tasting
  • Four dinners and wine tastings
  • Tickets for Hop-On Hop-Off bus in Porto
  • Entrance to Real Companhia Velha museum
  • Entrance, tour and tastings at an additional cellar in Porto and and additional quinta (vineyard) in the Douro
  • Harvest of grapes and wine-stomping experience
  • Optional Morning Yoga sessions
  • Discounts for SPA treatments
  • Alchemy Bar  workshop discount
  • Tile Making Experience discount
  • Earth Lab workshop as available
  • All accommodations…see below


We have selected two pristine venues that capture the essence and beauty of Portugal’s heritage…

Please note…At the Yeatman hotel, if you are not a couple, you will have accommodations that have two separate beds. The Six Senses Douro Valley hotel is a superbly renovated 19th-century manor house and offers only king size beds; therefore you will be sharing a bed with your room-mate.

Superior room at the Yeatman Hotel and Vineyard room at the Six Senses Hotel…$5,995 – $6,195 per person double occupancy

Superior Deluxe room at the Yeatman Hotel and Quinta River and Deluxe room at the Six Senses Hotel…$6,375 per person double occupancy

Yeatman Hotel (5-Star Rating)


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.
Superior Room –                                                                                                                                                              Superior Deluxe –






Some Photos of the Yeatman



Six Senses Hotel and Spa (5-Star Rating)


Six Senses Hotel and SpaSix Senses Douro Valley presents a superbly renovated 19th-century manor house set high on a hilloverlooking the vine covered rolling hills of the Douro Valley and the river below. A spa, a selection of rooms, suites and villas, restaurants, wine library, swimming pools and organic garden are but a few of the many features offered. Global luxury travel network Virtuoso announced the winners of its highly anticipated 2018 Best of the Best Awards at the 30th Annual Virtuoso Travel Week Conference, where Six Senses Douro valley was honored as the winner of Sustainable Tourism Leadership.

SPA…a union of nature and Portuguese tradition wedded to the elements of water, stone and wood, the spacious Six Senses Spa Douro Valley offers 10 treatment rooms. There is a heated indoor pool with water jets, an outdoor pool and refreshment bar plus a gym with the latest exercise equipment and professional guidance. Six Senses speciality treatments and multi-day programs are featured together with locally inspired therapies, some of which are grape and citrus fruit based.

Dining options at Six Senses Douro Valley are a celebration of the region with much of the produce coming from the verdant valley and surrounding countryside. An organic garden of vegetables and herbs is located right on the estate. Fresh ingredients are harvested only as needed, assuring ultimate freshness and flavor.


Vineyard room                                                                                                                                                                       Quinta River/Deluxe room









Some Photos of Six Senses Hotel and Spa


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