Six senses douro valley

six senses douro valley

Why choose six senses Douro Valley?

Located in the beautiful UNESCO World Heritage-listed Douro Valley, Six Senses Douro Valley is touched with the romance of 19th century architecture wedded to contemporary interiors reflecting the inimitable Six Senses style.

Why stay at our Douro Valley Hotel?

Generously sized rooms with vineyard views from huge windows and spacious suites offering pure elegance and precious privacy. Join in a variety of activities and adventures from our hotel in Douro Valley including, a gourmet river cruise and invitations to hidden jewels and historic wineries.

What to do in the Douro Valley?

Join in a variety of activities and adventures from our hotel in Douro Valley including, a gourmet river cruise and invitations to hidden jewels and historic wineries. Be winemaker for a day and even go grape stomping in season. You have reached the maximum number of rooms you can compare at a time (3).

What is Six Senses Portugal like to stay at?

Six Senses’ European debut, in Portugal’s Douro Valley, is a stunning property, featuring great rooms, terrific service, an impressive wine cellar, superb restaurants, and a magnificent spa. There is little to say against the resort, but you still need to know the following when considering a stay here:

What to expect when visiting six senses?

Above all, be prepared to taste top quality reds, whites and Ports and pay prices that are far below the quality level of what you taste. Six Senses’ European debut, in Portugal’s Douro Valley, is a stunning property, featuring great rooms, terrific service, an impressive wine cellar, superb restaurants, and a magnificent spa.

What is there to do in Douro Valley?

Six Senses Douro Valley offers a wide range of (outdoor) activities, from river cruises and stomping the port wine grapes to canyoning, mountain biking and helicopter tours. A must visit is the nearest town, Lamego, which is home to the beautiful 18th-century Shrine of Our Lady of Remedies.

Where are the best places to visit in the Douro Valley?

Quinta da Pacheca is one of the oldest Quintas in the region, and one of the best places to visit in the Douro Valley. The history of the estate dates back at least to the 18th century, but it’s everything but stuck in time. Through the years and successes in winemaking, Quinta da Pacheca has developed more and more its enotourism experiences.

Where does the Douro river flow?

The Douro river flows for over 500 miles from north-central Spain all the way to the Atlantic Ocean, and is the lifeblood of the region. Port wine was traditionally floated down the river in flat-bottomed boats to be cellared in Porto, but these days, much of the river traffic is cruise boats of all shapes and sizes.

Why visit the Alto Douro wine region?

If you’re a wine lover, you’ve probably heard about the Douro Valley due to the world-famous wines from the region, most notably the historic Port Wine. The Alto Douro Wine Region is a UNESCO World Heritage site in part due to the fact that wine has been produced in the area for more than two thousand years.

How many wine villages are there in the Douro Valley?

There are six recognized Wine Villages in the Douro Valley (Aldeias Vinhateiras do Douro, in Portuguese): Barcos, Favaios, Provesende, Salzedas, Trevões and Ucanha. But besides these six, there are plenty more to discover.

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