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Michès Playa Esmeralda: Dominican Republic!
An Extraordinary Retreat for an Extraordinary Time

Sunday, January 9 – Friday, January 14, 2022

2022/01/09 09:00:00

Enjoy elevate hygiene and safety protocols. Savor beachside massage. Bliss out with tree-top yoga. Revel in poolside masterminding. Re-imagine your life and your business, for 2022 and beyond.

Join us to retreat, refresh, and renew at this eco-chic luxury resort in a pristine natural setting, where long immaculate beaches are dotted with luxurious palm groves.

Whale Watch

sunset

Optional: January is mating season! Watch these magnificent mammals mate, give birth and nurse their young, followed by a delicious lunch on the beach.

Safe Dining

food

All-inclusive, plated dining served by staff wearing face masks and gloves. Safety is a priority! Self-temperature check + hand sanitizer stations throughout.

Ocean Views

oceans views

A new brand? More sales? New marketing ideas? Dive into what matters most to you — body, mind, and spirit — while sunshine and warm breezes surround you.

Open Air

open spaces

Immerse yourself in a private beach, natural yoga canopies and more. Reconnect with yourself by journaling and enjoying private downtime in nature.

Prices + Accommodations + Travel Details

Register early to lock in lowest pricing. The resort can increase pricing at any time without notice.

INDIE BUSINESS MEMBER ROOM + PRICING OPTIONS:

OPTION 1:

Caribbean Paradise Junior Suite (sea view; see map: red section)

Single: $3,900 per room per single person. Includes ground transportation, transfer fees, resort fees, all food and beverage. Does not include airfare, up-level restaurant option, spa, and high call bar.

Double: $2,300 per room per person. Two person maximum per room. Includes ground transportation, transfer fees, resort fees, all food and beverage. Does not include airfare, up-level restaurant option, spa, and high call bar.

OPTION 2:

Caribbean Paradise Deluxe Rooms (interior view; see map: red section)

Single: $2,700 per room per single person. Includes ground transportation, transfer fees, resort fees, all food and beverage. Does not include airfare, up-level restaurant option, spa, and high call bar.

Double: $1,500 per room per person. Two person maximum per room. Includes ground transportation, transfer fees, resort fees, all food and beverage. Does not include airfare, up-level restaurant option, spa, and high call bar.

NON-MEMBER ROOM + PRICING OPTIONS:

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OPTION 1:

Caribbean Paradise Junior Suite (sea view; see map: red section)

Single: $4,150 per room per single person. Includes ground transportation, transfer fees, resort fees, all food and beverage. Does not include airfare, up-level restaurant option, spa, and high call bar.

Double: $2,550 per room per person. Two person maximum per room. Includes ground transportation, transfer fees, resort fees, all food and beverage. Does not include airfare, up-level restaurant option, spa, and high call bar.

OPTION 2:

Caribbean Paradise Deluxe Rooms (interior view; see map: red section)

Single: $2,950 per room per single person. Includes ground transportation, transfer fees, resort fees, all food and beverage. Does not include airfare, up-level restaurant option, spa, and high call bar.

Double: $1,950 per room per person. Two person maximum per room. Includes ground transportation, transfer fees, resort fees, all food and beverage. Does not include airfare, up-level restaurant option, spa, and high call bar.

If Indie Business cancels this trip, you will receive 100% of your money back.

Here is your payment schedule:

  • A non-refundable deposit of $200.00 is due upon registration.
  • Your second payment of 50% of the total price is due on June 15, 2021.
  • Your final payment of the remaining balance is due on October 15, 2021.

Cancellations must be made in writing.

If a reservation is canceled within 91 days before the first day of the retreat, you will receive a refund of all payments made, minus the $200.00 non-refundable deposit.

If you cancel your reservation from 90 to 61 days before the first day of the retreat, you will receive a refund of 50% of the amount paid, minus the $200.00 non-refundable deposit.

If you cancel your reservation from 60 to 46 days before the first day of the retreat, you will receive a refund of 25% of the amount paid, minus the $200.00 non-refundable deposit.

If you cancel your reservation 45 to 0 days days before the first day of the retreat, 100% of the amount paid is NON–REFUNDABLE.

If Indie Business cancels this trip, you will receive 100% of your money back.

Everything is included except your air transportation to and from Punta Cana's International Airprot  (PUJ). Passports are required, so make sure your is renewed and up to date. Retreat pricing includes, Club Med membership dues, island transfer fees, and ground transportation.

Club Med Michès Playa Esmeralda employs enhanced hygiene and safety protocols. Appropriate PPE, including masks and gloves, are worn by all staff based on their roles and responsibilities. All-inclusive meal and beverage service is individual plated buffet, served by staff. Read Safe Together: Club Med's Protocols + Standards.

You do not have to have been vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to join us, or in order to enter the Dominican Republic.

You must produce a negative COVID-19 test dated no more than 72 hours before arriving in the Dominican Republic in order to enter the country. This is a country requirement and it cannot be waived.

  • After you decide on your room type, complete and submit the registration form below
  • After submitting your registration form, on the next page, carefully follow the instructions to make your deposit and return the Insurance Waiver and Terms and Conditions.
  • You are NOT registered for Indie Business Retreat until your deposit is received and the signed Insurance Waiver and Terms and Conditions are returned.
  • You are NOT registered for Indie Business Retreat until your deposit is received and the signed Insurance Waiver and Terms and Conditions are returned.
  • (Yes, we repeated that on purpose.)

If you have any questions or need a roommate, contact us for assistance. If we cannot match you with a roommate we will switch you to a single occupancy room.

What’s Included:

  • 5 nights at Club Med Michès Playa Esmeralda's award winning accommodations
  • The signature Indie Business Retreat Experience
  • Artisan Gift Exchange + White Night and Sparkler Party
  • Your 2022 Business Plan + Strategy Workbook
  • Your custom Indie Business face mask to help keep you safe throughout the retreat
  • Ongoing, organic masterminding of your unique business: poolside, beachside, and everywhere in between
  • All meals and drinks (except high call).
  • Ground transportation and your Club Med membership dues.
  • All on-resort activities, including spa, yoga and fitness area, trapeze, and private cabana options.

What’s Not Included:

  • High call alcoholic beverages
  • Spa and meals at reservation-only restaurants
  • Air transportation
  • Whale Watching

Insurance + Cancellation + Refund

No travel insurance is provided with this trip. We recommend that you purchase your own travel insurance.

Indie Retreat FAQ

What are the dates of the Indie Business Retreat?

January 9-14, 2022

What is the resort location?

Michès Playa Esmeralda: Dominican Republic. Our resort area is the Caribbean Paradise, featuring sea view and interior view options.

Do I need a passport to enter the Dominican Republic?

Yes. For more information on how to procure or renew your US passport, click here.

Is the resort adult-only?

The resort is divided into four eco-chic areas. Our resort area is Caribbean Paradise, located in the heart of the resort, and which features sea view and interior view options. While Caribbean Paradise is not adult only, most families choose to stay in the Explorer Cove area because it is specifically designed for families with young children.

Will I have to have been vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to join you?

No. You must produce a negative COVID-19 test dated no more than 72 hours before arriving in the Dominican Republic in order to enter the country. This is a country requirement and it cannot be waived.

Will I have to test negative for COVID-19 in order to join you?

Yes. You must produce a negative COVID-19 test dated no more than 72 hours before arriving in the Dominican Republic in order to enter the country. This is a country requirement and it cannot be waived.

What are the resort's COVID-19 related safety procedures?

Club Med employs enhanced cleaning and sanitization procedures. Masks are required for guests in enclosed areas, except when dining. Appropriate PPE, including masks and gloves, are worn by all staff based on their roles and responsibilities, and in adherence to applicable state and local regulations. Read Safe Together: Club Med's protocols & standards to ensure you enjoy a peaceful vacation.

What is the schedule of events?

While exact schedule will be provided as the event approaches, Indie Business Retreat is always filled with informal presentations and masterminding in areas that will help your business grow. Among other topics: email marketing, social media strategy, branding, personal development and more!

What do I do if I have further questions?

Please email support@indiebusinessnetwork.com with any questions not answered on this page.