Six Senses Douro Valley


Overview

Presiding regally over the verdant, vine-covered hills of Portugal’s enchanted river valley, Six Senses Douro Valley is a superbly renovated 19th century manor house with amenities that are leaders in sustainability and innovation. A varied collection of rooms, suites and villas, three restaurants, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, and an organic garden lend an air of tranquility. From the hotel’s hillside perch, guests revel in vistas of the rolling hills, quaint courtyards and the grand river below. Befitting its wine country locale, the manor’s Wine Library and Terrace offer a tempting selection of Portuguese tapas and self-service wine tasting, ideal for learning, imbibing and celebrating. The Spa offers unique programs such as Aerial Yoga and an Alchemy Bar Workshop, where guests work with a wide variety of local herbs, fruits and spices to create artisanal and 100% organic home, beauty and body care products. In this designated UNESCO World Heritage region, travelers can enjoy wine and dine river cruises and visits to local vineyards. Wine enthusiasts will love exploring nearby vineyards tucked away in the acclaimed Douro Valley.

Accommodations

Offering 57 guest accommodations, which range from Bedrooms to spacious Suites and Villas with one, two and three bedrooms. Completely renovated, the décor is a triumph of combining Six Senses natural style with traditional highlights from a past era.

Quinta Superior, Quinta Deluxe and Quinta River Rooms
430 – 540 square feet
Serene spaces with pure lines, delicate lighting, and panoramic windows with sweeping vineyard views. Some rooms feature terraces.

Signature Suites
625 to 1,130 square feet
Framed by beautiful panoramic views embracing the vines and the river.

Villas
450 – 765 square feet
Comprising two or three bedrooms on multiple levels. Interior design is by Clodagh, featuring an elegant décor uniting classical style and the warmth of wood with the brilliance of chrome. The Vineyard Villa Suite is a separate compound with five units, with 1-2-or-3-bedrooms sharing a pool and garden. The Vineyard Pool Villa is two separate villas each with one bedroom, plus a private heated pool and garden.

Amenities

• 3 restaurants (open kitchen, terrace and formal dining room)
• Wine library
• 23,000 square foot Six Senses Spa
• Fitness center
• Wi-Fi
• Private pools in select accommodations
• Wine concierge
• Heated indoor pool and outdoor pool
• Yoga deck
• Boutique
• Library
• Organic garden
• Wellness screenings

Activities

• Wine tastings
• Spa treatments
• Wine-making enology courses
• Wine and dine river cruises
• Walking and electric bike tours of Douro Valley
• Birdwatching
• Helicopter flightseeing
• Aerial yoga
• Stomping grapes during harvest season
• Canyoning
• Mountain biking
• Visit to Port Knox
• Visits to monasteries, museums and baroque churches

Six Senses Hotels and Resorts

Six Senses leads travelers to places where they can reconnect themselves in exotic destinations that breathe harmony and nature. The brand’s simple motto:  “We treat each other with respect and our guests with empathy because life is for living, love is for sharing and a smile is for everyone.”  The environment and wellness play a major role in the distinctive guest experiences. Guests are discovered stepping into a sapphire lagoon from an overwater bungalow, onto an island where only sea turtles have trod before, or saluting the sunrise in yoga and meditation cabanas looking out to the universe.  Intrepid travelers choose to launch off a mountain for a cinematic arrival via paraglide that is straight out of a movie set. The brand is focused on making guests feel their best selves so they can achieve the ultimate aim of a holiday: rejuvenation and relaxation. The groundbreaking Sleep With Six Senses program enhances sleep quality as a key component to wellness. The Eat With Six Senses stars food as a tool to boost health, vitality and mood.  Six Sense guests are invited to stay, play and create those perfect, positive moments that live in memory long after their visit.

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Location

NEAREST AIRPORT:
Porto International Airport (OPO)

Six Senses Douro Valley overlooks Portugal’s the River Douro, a four-hour drive from Lisbon.

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