Join 13 other creative entrepreneurs on the island of Madeira in Portugal! Get ready for 5 days and 4 nights full of transformative business work and the perfect balance of culture and play!

This retreat is for you if you:

  • Are ready to propel your creative business ideas forward;
  • Want to surround yourself with other like minded creatives in an inspiring location (Portugal);
  • Want to learn from global influencers and content creators in the top of their fields; and
  • Need space for your ideas to develop and grow on the perfect work & play holiday.

#DIPINTO17 Portugal


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Madeira, Portugal | 10-14 May, 2017 | Additional *2 bonus days* upgrade (depart 16th May) | Prices starting at $999

#DIPINTO17 is the perfect addition to your year! If you’re a creative entrepreneur looking to take control of your goals and maximise your creative potential in 2017, surrounded by other entrepreneurs in a luxe location for four days, then read on below!

Day 1: Arrive in Madeira at Funchal airport, and take your group (private) transfer to the villa. Here, you will be treated to a lovely Portuguese welcome. Expect a property tour, group activity, and a Portuguese BBQ at the villa.

Day 2: Kick off your day with a Portuguese breakfast (cooked by the resident chef). Breakfast will be followed by workshops and free time to work on your creative projects, or additional (optional) sessions of choice. We will head into the city centre for dinner. After dinner, be ready to experience local culture with a Kizomba dance lesson taught by one of Madeira’s top instructors at the Latin Room. Kizomba is an Angolan partner dance characterised by smooth body movements and playful steps.

Day 3: Breakfast will be followed by workshops. You’ll have the afternoon to work on your creative projects or take optional training sessions with facilitators.  In the evening, we’ll head out for a sunset cruise around Madeira, with stunning views of the coastline. We’ll have dinner on the coast and then head back to the villa.

Day 4: Enjoy Breakfast at the villa, and then you’re free to explore Madeira on your own. Head into the city centre, participate in any excursions of your choice and enjoy dinner at any of Madeira’s fantastic restaurants. Madeira is rife with things to experience. Sail out to the deserted islands, head to the centre of Funchal to ride the famed Monte Tobbagan wicker sleds, capture stunning views from Cape Girao, take a wine and food tour, and much more!

Day 5: After breakfast, depart from villa to Funchal airport at 10am. For those registered for the additional two-day upgrade, we will make our way to the coast for a two-night stay at (the 5 star) Savoy Saccharum Resort & Spa (property is stunning)! Here, you will check into your rooms, and take advantage of the beautiful facilities (award winning spa, infinity pool, etc). Enjoy dinner on your own.

Day 6: After breakfast, we will meet in our workshop area and discuss coaching themes for the day. Enjoy the remainder of the day on your own, outside of attending your private coaching session.  Group will meet for dinner at the hotel.

Day 7: After breakfast, we will have our final team meeting, and check out of the Savoy Saccharum. We will head back to Funchal airport early that afternoon.


What's Included Details- Click Here

Included in the 5-day stay

  • 9hrs of immersive training sessions & workshops  
  • Optional training sessions offered during free time 
  • 4 nights & 5 days accommodation in a luxury villa (private or shared room)
  • Full return private transport by minibus from Funchal airport to the villa, and back to the airport
  • Luxurious, comfortable, versatile working/creative space
  • 4 breakfasts, 2 lunches, & 1 dinner included. Additional meals not covered in registration.
  • Alcohol during select villa meals
  • Private chef & groundstaff
  • Private bathroom
  • Outdoor pool
  • Stationery provided
  • Professional photos of the group’s experience provided 2-3 weeks post retreat
  • 15min pre-retreat phone call (with Omo or Eulanda) to discuss any needs, and answer any questions

Airfare, visas and travel insurance is not included


Activities & Excursions - CLICK HERE

Included in the Additional 2 Day Upgrade

  • Luxury accommodation at Savoy Saccharum Resort & Spa
  • Choose from a variety of leisure or adventure activities to participate in during free time, including an award-winning or spa treatment (cost not included) 
  • Two breakfasts & one dinner are included (additional meals, drinks and snacks are not covered). 
  • Professional photos of the group’s experience provided 2-3 weeks post retreat
  • Return transfer to Funchal airport via private vehicle on the 16th.
  • 1.5 hour of personal business coaching with Omo or Eulanda.


Accommodation details - CLICK HERE!

Accommodation in a Stunning Portuguese Villa (5 days) & Savoy Saccharum Resort & Spa (2 days)

Each room is intricately decorated in a mix of traditional & modern Portuguese decor. Each room comes with its own private terrace and bathroom, and a stunning view of the city or Atlantic Ocean.

Additional Days: Savoy Saccharum Resort & Spa is an award-winning, 5-star property located directly on the coast. Its stunning interior areas have been carefully designed with modern art pieces. 



Training & Workshop Details - CLICK HERE!

Workshops & Training

  • How to Strategically Partner with Brands: Learn how to nurture relationships in the industry and secure strategic partnerships with brands
  • How to Create Kick A$$ Campaigns: Planning a content strategy & campaign for a top brand on site!
  • Social Media Like a Boss: How to use Twitter & Linkedin to grow your creative network!
  • *Bonus Upgrade: Get personal 1-on-1 coaching during your 2-day luxury stay at Savoy Saccharum Resort & Spa.
  • Working on personal pitches to brands.
  • Video editing for social media content.
  • Repurposing old content, and how to monetize it today! 

Workshop Hosts & Guest Facilitator

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Meals & Beverages - CLICK HERE


Upon your arrival on the 10th of May, you will be treated to a variety of Mediterranean & Portuguese delights, including welcome canapes, mezzes, and more!

All retreat meals and drinks are included except for lunches on the 13th, and dinner on the 11th, 12th, and 13th. All other times, please feel free to enjoy traditional Moroccan meals prepared by the villa’s private chef.

We will have group dinners at two well-known restaurants in Funchal  Get ready to delve into Portuguese music and cuisine!

All food allergies can be accommodated for with advanced notice (please notify us by 20 April).

For the #DIPINTO17 retreat, a limited variety of wines will be provided for your enjoyment at the villa. Any additional alcohol consumption or purchases is at your discretion and cost.


Activities & Excursions - CLICK HERE

Activities & Excursions

Included in your registration is a Kizomba dance class and sunset sailing cruise around Madeira.

On the 13th of May, you will have the day to explore Madeira, which is home to a host of activities. Upon completing your registration, you will be sent details on activity options that we can assist you in booking.  

Options will include food & wine tours, hiking, snorkelling, whale watching, hiking, Toboggan wicker sled rides, leisure time at the beach, Portuguese spa experience, cooking classes, kite surfing, and much more.

Alternatively feel free to wander any part of the island, get lost, and simply soak in the enchanting island of Madeira on your own.


Arrivals & Transfers - CLICK HERE

Arrivals & Transfers

Full return private transport by private vehicle from Funchal Airport to the villa, and return to Funchal Airport is included in your booking. Group pickup will be from Funchal Airport at 3pm on the 10th of May. Please ensure that your flight arrives in advance of the pickup time.

Departure from the villa on the 14th will be at 10:30am. It takes 25min to get to Funchal Airport. Make sure you leave enough time to catch your outbound flight, or if your flight is late, feel free to taxi on your own into the city centre (we are happy to suggest things to do), and depart to the airport when most convenient.

Pickup details will be sent to registrants in advance.


Cost Details - CLICK HERE

5 Day Costs

All costs below include all amenities listed in the ‘what’s included’ section.  

  • US $999pp based on double occupancy (£799 GBP)
  • US $1399pp based on private (single) occupancy (£1099 GBP)

7 Day Costs

  • US $1699pp based on double occupancy (£1299 GBP)
  •  US $2199 based on private (single) occupancy (£1699 GBP)

To reserve your spot on the #DIPINTO17 retreat, please make a deposit of $375 (£299 GBP). The deposit is nonrefundable. Only 10 spots available! BOOK your spot today!

Full Payment – Due by 14th of April, 2017)
When you reserve your place, you may either pay in full or pay the deposit. Upon receipt of your payment, we will send you a confirmation of your deposit. Full payment is due by 14 April 2017. Late payments after the 14th will incur a $30 fee per week. Message with any questions.


Cancellation Details - CLICK HERE

Cancellation Policy & Terms

Please note that there will be no refunds or discounts for arriving late, leaving early, flight cancellations, travel delays or illness. If you cancel your participation in the retreat for any reason, the cancellation policy below will apply, with no exceptions. We wish we could compensate people for unforeseen circumstances (injury, family emergency, etc), but we have costs already incurred when reserving retreat amenities & accommodation. We have designed our cancellation policy to be as compassionate as possible in the case that your plans change. But to protect yourself further, we strongly encourage you to purchase travel insurance. In some cases, the deposit could be applied to another upcoming retreat within the year.

The itinerary above is a general guide to the retreat and any mention of specific locations or destinations is by no means a guarantee that they will be encountered. Although this itinerary has been carefully curated with detail and care, HDYTI is free to make improvements that best benefit the group’s experience; especially when it comes to weather changes, local factors, and other misc. reasons.

If you cancel #DIPINTO17 retreat:
30 days or more prior to the start of the #DIPINTO17 retreat, you receive: 100% refund of the cost of the full retreat minus the nonrefundable deposit.

15 days prior to the start of the #DIPINTO17 retreat, you receive: 50% refund of the cost of the full retreat minus the nonrefundable deposit.

0-14 days prior to the start of the #DIPINTO17 retreat, you receive: no refunds  

To cancel, you must send an email stating that you wish to cancel to:


If we cancel #DIPINTO17 retreat:

If for any unforeseen reason we must cancel the retreat, we will refund to you all paid deposits and payments. We cannot compensate you for airfare or travel costs incurred. In the unlikely event that we must cancel the #Dipinto17 retreat due to weather, natural disaster or political upheaval, we guarantee a refund within 45 days. To cover any potential risks, we highly recommend you purchase travel insurance.

Travel Insurance
The best way to protect yourself from any unforeseen circumstance is to purchase trip insurance. Travel Insurance can protect you in case:
  •  You cancel your participation in the #DIPINTO17 retreat
  •  Retreat is cancelled due to weather, natural disaster, etc.
  •  Medical expenses and the cost of repatriation should you become ill or injured.
  •  Lost baggage or belongings.



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#DIPINTO17 Madeira, Portugal