Six Senses Douro Valley
Magazine Interiors | 03 Mar 2016
Appealing to each and every sense – including the extra sixth sense of sensitivity and intuition –, in a combination of experiences correlating a host of different sensorial planes, the Six Senses Douro Valley hotel is found in the Douro Valley, in Vale Abraão, in an area classified by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.
In this corner of Portugal, captured in the novels of Agustina Bessa-Luís and the films of Manoel de Oliveira, the Six Senses Douro Valley hotel occupies a space formerly taken up by the Quinta Vale Abraão estate, transforming the old manor house, dating from the 19th century, and the surrounding land, into a setting able to provide a plethora of experiences.
In the 57 rooms, suites and villas, patterns of light and shade produce carpets of leaves and combine with other decorative items sourced from the Douro Valley, to compose rooms that encourage rest. In the spa, an indoor pool, ten treatment rooms and a fitness area, inspire you to soak up the serene surroundings. In the three restaurant environments, it’s time to soak up the array of appealing and appetising local ingredients and specialities. (…)
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