Six Senses Douro Valley

Douro Valley, Portugal 


A contemporary take on a traditional Portuguese manor house set amongst rolling vineyards, meandering rivers, and stunning views. The Six Senses Douro Valley is a romantic haven in the heart of the Portuguese countryside.

Key Features

  • 60 guest rooms and suites
  • Spa and wellness facilities
  • Vale de Abraăo Restaurant
  • Pop-up restaurants and BBQs during the summer months
  • Bar
  • Two swimming pools
  • Experiences include a gourmet river cruise, nature trails, picnics, cycling, historic wineries and tastings

Overlooking the vine-covered countryside of the Douro Valley this beautifully renovated and reimagined 19th-century manor house is peacefully placed on a hilltop. The traditional building has been given a contemporary twist, combining natural stone fireplaces, rustic wooden floors with modern furnishings, and an authentic Portuguese design. Neat palatial gardens surround the hotel with olive tree-lined walkways and immaculate kitchen gardens. These gardens help to inspire each of the restaurant’s menus, focusing on creating dishes and experiences that can be enjoyed in unique locations celebrating local homegrown produce and traditions. Head into the grounds wandering through vineyards and woods, or along the riverbank to find secluded spots to enjoy a sumptuous picnic prepared specifically for you by your chef, paired with the region's best wines.

Unwind in the comfort of your suite, with panoramic valley views and wooden walkways leading to secret garden spaces. The natural style includes a nod to a past era creating a modern yet cozy atmosphere with spacious seating areas. Treat yourself to an indulgent day in the wellness center with personalise spa treatments and treetop canopy views from the pool. Spend a romantic evening tasting the local wines or gourmet food before a moonlit stole through the grounds. A luxurious retreat where wellness and nature are intertwined throughout.


The Forest Restoration Project aims to rejuvenate this parkland, creating a haven for soil fertility and diverse wildlife. It nurtures organic gardens, supports the APEGA Donkey Refuge, and protects a 10-acre woodland. Along the riverbank, it maintains habitats for local fauna and flora, while partnering solely with organic wine growers.

Why we love it

As a UNESCO World Heritage Site this area protects 3,500 botanical species and in turn creates a beautiful environment. Oozing tranquility the rolling vineyard hills that surround tis property are spellbinding. With organic food and wine, extensive wellness facilities and the joys of the natural world, this is the ideal place to unwind and treat your body and soul.

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