Magical Portugal Retreats is a brand of Thrive Coaching (

To reserve your place on one of the offerings of Thrive Coaching under the brand name Magical Portugal Retreats (yoga&hike holiday, healing retreat, yoga&surf holiday or hiking holiday), please complete the registration form. Payment details available on invoice, issued after receiving the registration form. Proceed to payment of a non-refundable deposit of 30% specific to your trip in order to secure your place.

Final payments for deposits are due 60 days prior to departure.

Thrive Coaching reserves the right to cancel your reservation and accept new reservations for your space.

Cancellation policy

If you wish to cancel your retreat you must notify Thrive Coaching in writing. Once we’ve received your notice, cancellation will take effect subject to the following:

  • If cancellation takes place more than 60 days prior to your departure date any payments made will be refunded minus your deposit.
  • If cancellation takes place between 30-60 days prior to your departure, 50% of the trip price will be refunded OR 100% of the trip price minus the deposit will be credited toward another trip.
  • If cancellation takes place less than 30 days prior to your departure date, 100% of the trip price will be forfeited.

Trip cancellations

Thrive Coaching reserves the right to make any changes deemed necessary by our team or partners. In the rare case of a cancellation on the part of Thrive Coaching (due to political unrest, dangerous weather, or low sign-ups) we will offer a full refund of your funds. We require all participants to purchase travel insurance and highly encourage them to purchase “cancel for any reason” to protect them against the rare chance of cancellation.

Insurance documents

Thrive Coaching requires each trip member to purchase individual travel insurance for their trip. We suggest that you include “cancel for any reason” with your policy. You must purchase travel insurance that includes medical coverage. We recommend purchase insurance within 1-2 weeks before making your first trip payment (ie. flight or retreat reservation) to secure the best price and best coverage.

Travel documents

We welcome participants from all over the world. However, it is the responsibility of each traveler to obtain all required travel documents including visa and other travel documents unless otherwise noted..

Acknowlegdment of risks

Although Thrive Coaching has taken reasonable steps ensure safety, I acknowledge that this activity has risks, including certain risks which cannot be eliminated without destroying the unique character of this activity. The same elements that contribute to the unique character of this activity can cause loss or damage to the Participant including accidental injury, illness or in extreme cases, permanent trauma, disability or death and also can cause damage to or loss of property. The following describes some, but not all, of those risks.

Activities vary from trip to trip and may include but are not limited to: yoga, hiking, backpacking and climbing in a wide variety of environments including on rock, snow and ice; river kayaking, sea-kayaking and canoeing; swimming, snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle surfing and surfing.

Environmental risks and hazards include rapidly moving, deep or cold water; insects and/or snakes; falling and rolling rock; lightning, flash floods and unpredictable forces of nature, including weather which may change to extreme conditions without warning. Possible injuries and illnesses include sunburn, heatstroke, dehydration and other mild or serious conditions.

Throughout the trip, participants are responsible for their own safety.

Assumption of responsability

I (the trip participant) acknowledge and understand that Thrive Coaching trips include risks of injury or death to participants. I understand the description above of these risks is not complete and that other unknown or unanticipated risks may result in property loss, injury or death. I agree to assume responsibility for the inherent risks identified herein and those inherent risks not specifically identified. I acknowledge that participation in this activity is purely voluntary, no one is forcing participation and participation is elected with full knowledge of the inherent risks.

I (the trip participant) assume and accept full responsibility for any injury, death, loss of personal property, and expenses suffered as a result of those inherent risks and dangers identified above, and those inherent risks and dangers not specifically identified and as a result of my negligence in participating in this activity.