Six Senses Douro Valley

Lamego, Porto, Portugal

Overview

The Six Senses Douro Valley sits within a wine estate dating back to the 19th century in the beautiful UNESCO World Heritage-listed area. You get a real sense of tradition and history as you pass working vineyards and the sweeping views across the Douro River. The hotel, which is an old manor house, has recently been fully refurbished to a very high spec and combines contemporary design with a Portuguese twist. If you want a stylish treat then head to this Six Senses resort and get spoilt.

When to go

Best time to visit is from spring to autum when tempertures are pleasant andit's mainly sunny. Winter can be cold and rainy.
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What we love

  • The art canvases in the spa where you can let your creative juices flow and paint away 
  • Join a cruise down the River Douro and relax whilst you take in the views and river life 
  • The Alchemy Bar where you can have your own individually-blended scrub or mask made up.  


Who should go

  • All wine lovers! Hotel offers a range of wine related activities including the tradition of stomping the grapes! 
  • Traveller who wish to stay somewhere luxurious but traditional 
  • Singles, friends or couples who want to unwind in a peaceful environment surrounded by nature. 


Programme and Offers

  • Free Return Airport Transfer from Porto Airport (min 7 night stay, private or shared transfer, worth approx £350)
  • Single travellers discount 
  • Free room upgrade for twin/double accommodation (subject to availability at time of booking)
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Wellbeing Booster

Min. 3 nights, massages
£1,635
2 adults
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Discover and Unwind

Min. 5 nights, excursion, massage
£3,235
2 adults
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Flexi Fitness

Min 5 nights, sport, activities
£3,445
2 adults
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Wellness

The ethos here is to provide superior treatments in a relaxing environment. The spa combines nature with Portuguese tradition, not forgetting elements of water, stone and wood. The decor uses ecologically friendly materials. Therapies by the expertly trained staff range from locally inspired, grape-based treatments using local herbs and fruits to Six Senses signature therapies.

Facilities include 25m outdoor swimming pool, 10 treatment rooms, indoor heated pool with jets, aerial yoga studio and state-of-the-art gym.

Example treatments at Six Senses Douro Valley
  • Foot acupressure
  • Ayurvedic marma massage
  • Vit C and papaya enzyme peel facial
  • De-stress ritual
  • Indian head massage
  • Thai herbal compress

Fitness & Activities

Activities available at resort
  • Tennis  
  • Workshops 
  • Tree climbing
  • Biking



Activities available at the surrounding area
  • Doing anything wine related is compulsory here - tours, tasting, visiting old wineries
  • Learn how to make wine - stomping included
  • If you like walking or running this is your place
  • Challenge yourself and go do canoeing on The Cabrum River

Typical Group Classes

  • Yoga 
  • Pilates 
  • Tai Chi Gong 
  • Aqua gym  
  • HIIT 
  • TRX 
  • Stretching 
  • Circuit training 


Sample Weekly Class Schedule

Please note - Classes are subject to change and seasonal adjustments


Rooms

There are 57 bedrooms ranging from superior to suites and villas. The bathrooms are lined with dove grey Portuguese limestone and the bed mattresses are stuffed with organic lamb’s wool. 
Six Senses Douro Valley
Quinta Superior
The Quinta Superior rooms are 40-46m2 and they have lovely views of the vineyards or courtyard. 

Several of the vineyard-facing rooms have also a terrace with a seating area. 

Bed is king size but can be converted into twin.

All are equipped with Wi-FI, LCD TV with satellite channels, air-conditioning, tea and coffee making facilities, safe, telephone, mini bar, pillow menu and hairdryer.

Six Senses Douro Valley
Quinta Deluxe

The Quinta Deluxe rooms are 46-50m2. They are split between the new wing and the original building. 

Some rooms have two smallish windows facing the valley and heritage building’s rooftops. Others have a large floor-to-ceiling window with woodland views and some terrace-facing rooms have steps accessing to the outside and have a small seating area. 

Bed is king size but can be converted into twin.

All are equipped with Wi-Fi, LCD TV with satellite channels, air-conditioning, tea and coffee making facilities, safe, telephone, mini bar, pillow menu and hairdryer.

Six Senses Douro Valley
Quinta River

The Quinta River rooms are 46-50m2. These rooms have panoramic views of Douro River. 

Rooms have reading and sitting area and some have private balcony. 

Bed is king size but can be converted into twin.

All are equipped with Wi-FI, LCD TV with satellite channels, air-conditioning, tea and coffee making facilities, safe, telephone, mini bar, pillow menu and hairdryer.

Six Senses Douro Valley
Quinta Suite
The Quinta Suites offer different layouts and are 57m2. 

One has a private balcony and other panoramic river view. 

These suites have a comfortable spacious living area and bedrooms. 

Bed is king size but can be converted into twin.

All are equipped with Wi-FI, LCD TV with satellite channels, air-conditioning, tea and coffee making facilities, safe, telephone, mini bar, pillow menu and hairdryer.

What’s on the menu

Six Senses hotels are well known for their commitment to healthy cuisine. Dining options at Douro Valley celebrate the region with much of the produce coming from the valley and surrounding countryside. An organic garden of vegetables and herbs is located right on the estate. Fresh ingredients are harvested only as needed, assuring ultimate freshness and flavour.
 The Vale De Abraao Restaurant
The Vale De Abraao Restaurant
Open throughout the day and featuring local and regional dishes. This venue combines three distinct areas: the Open Kitchen - open cooking station is complete with a wood-fired oven, the Dining Room - Relaxed fine dining with an historic ambience - and the Terrace.
Quinta Bar and Lounge
Quinta Bar and Lounge
Ideal spot for a quiet drink and tapas, afternoon tea and some wonderful cheese of the region. There is also a pool table and table games.
Terroir Restaurant & Chef’s Table
Terroir Restaurant & Chef’s Table
The newest addition that cleverly balances healthy eating with a little indulgence. Terroir creates its own ingredients using traditional and natural techniques paired excellently with a selected range of premium organic and biodynamic wines.

Location

Resorts sits within a wine estate dating back to the 19th century in the beautiful UNESCO World Heritage-listed Douro Valley.

Nearest airport

The transfer time from Porto International Airport is approximately 1 hour 30 mins by car. There are plenty of low cost flight options from any major UK cities throughout the year. 

By car

Alternatively, there is also the less expensive option of hiring a car, taking a local taxi or a local train. If you choose to take the train, you will need to take a local taxi from Porto airport to the main Porto train station (approximately 20 mins), then the train to Peso da Regua, which takes approximately 2 hours and usually runs every couple of hours. From Peso da Regua to the hotel, it takes approximately 10 minutes by local taxi. 
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Families, Children & Infants

Families and kids are welcome. Villas can comfortably accommodate 2 adults with 2 kids. There is also a generous offering of activities for kids and meals. 

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