Outdoor Diversion and Indoor Luxury at Six Senses Douro Valley

Posted by: Soraia Costa

Post Date 07-Aug-2020 13:38:23

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Consider one of the best hotels in Portugal, the Six Senses Douro Valley is the group’s commitment to wellness, as well as offering a fully immersive experience in the world of Douro wines, which translates to an excellent option for the travel elite. At Six Senses Douro Valley, expect to receive an excellent service and facilities that translate in unforgettable stays. The hotel has 60 rooms decorated with refinement and attention, plus you will enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of a wine tasting, gastronomic experiences, yoga room, whirlpool bath, and so much more.

Six Senses Douro Valley is the ideal place for travelers looking for charm, comfort, and convenience.

 

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Located near the historic town of Lamego and 90 minutes from Porto, the incredible hotel is sit in a dip in the valley looking onto the magnific views of the neatly terraced vineyards and the Douro River.

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The fantastic and renovated 19th-century building has a unique decoration of modern artwork mixed with contemporary touches. The extraordinary relaxing atmosphere that revolves around this resort is incredibly rooted and sensed due to its landscape, with the trees of the forest and the abundant orchard and vegetable garden as much a part of the character of the hotel as the interiors.

Besides this, the resort offers incredible rooms and villas. Each room features oak floors and earthy tones with textured walls, and all bright and lighted. The bathrooms are fitted with showers and the comfy beds are dressed in soft cotton sheets topped with local wool throws. Moreover, the suites include bathtubs with views of the amazing Douro. The villas are very luxurious with its vineyard and rooftop suites opening out onto large private gardens or terraces complete with hot tubs and sleek bathrooms in local polished granite.

 

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Inside the resort, the Six Senses concept offers an enormous range of possibilities. The Spa, which is considered the crown jewel of the immense possibilities has ten treatment rooms overlooking the garden where all the garden-sourced products are used on the face and body.

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There is also an indoor pool, a gym, and yoga and pilates pavilion. There is a physiotherapist on-site and a range of Ayurvedic treatments. There is the smart technology to do skin analysis, wellness screening and sleep programs. Throughout the year innovative programs run from Grow a New Body where a lot of practices are merged with Holistic Anti-Ageing which emphasizes the importance of a balanced mind.

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Furthermore, the hotel has a library that includes books and guides to its history as well as an interactive machine where guests can wine taste at their own pace as an alternative to the nightly wine tastings.

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For the outdoor enthusiasts there are mountain bikes and kayaking, and so much more. There are also tile painting, the Six Senses Alchemy Bar, where you will learn how to mix and create your favorite drinks and the Earth lab, where you can learn how to pickle vegetables from the garden or create your favorite infusion. The possibilities are endless and amazing.

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Six Senses Douro Valley has all a great restaurant, called Vale d’Abraão Restaurant, that functions all year round. The restaurant focus on a mix of traditional Portuguese dishes, where local and fresh products prevail and are from the organic garden of the hotel. 

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Of course, local wines are at the center of the culinary experience with a team of sommeliers to advise on the perfect wine pairing, with the incredible dishes. Plus, from May to October, you can experience the barbecue restaurant, that is simply brilliant, and don't forget to experience and enjoy the Chef's table, where you will stay in a table at the corner of the kitchen and have very close contact with the Chef and its team, and as well learn how is the ambiance of a top kitchen and feel its energy.

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Why book now your 2020 or 2021 tour? Because by booking all your tours with us you will have flexibility in the future, plus an acquired "Clean and Safe" seal. Through these unique times, we are available to plan, reschedule, and move your trip around your needs, as always. If your new dates may no longer work with your initial travel plan, a dedicated consultant will be available to tailor and reschedule your time in Portugal according to your needs and preferences, and to assure you that you will have the best and most memorable experiences.

 

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Soraia Costa

Written by: Soraia Costa

Soraia has a Bachelor Degree in Communication and she is natural from Azores (the Portuguese islands) which she knows from end to end, as well, as mainland Portugal. She loves to travel and know all about the culture and food of each country. She also loves to cook new recipes, some of the most renowned chefs in the world. In her articles, she shares the knowledge of her travels about heritage, culture, wine, gastronomy, and must-see places.

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