Six Senses opens first European resort in Portugal

Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas has opened the Six Senses Douro Valley in the north of Portugal.

Six Senses Douro Valley resort, Portugal
Six Senses Douro Valley resort, Portugal

The Six Senses resort is located in the UNESCO World Heritage area of the Douro Valley, and covers eight hectares of land. It is 88 miles from Porto International Airport and can cater for helicopter arrivals at the nearby Porto de Lamego helipad.

As well as Six Senses' renowned wellbeing focus, the Douro property offers high-end gastronomy and wine-tasting, making it ideal for incentives groups. Dining and drinking options include The Wine Library, The Vale d’Abraão Open Kitchen and Dining Room and the Quinta Bar and Lounge. 

The resort boasts a 2,200sqm Six Senses Spa with ten treatment rooms and heated indoor swimming pool with water jets, steam room, a Sauna and a Laconium. There is also an outdoor swimming pool with panoramic views of the valley. Other facilities include meditation ‘nests’, aerial yoga and onsite personal trainers.

The resort has 57 guest accommodations comprising superior, deluxe and river rooms, as well as suites and villas with one, two and three bedrooms.

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