Douro Valley by helicopter
Six Senses Douro Valley
Six Senses Douro Valley, formerly a 19th century manor house, has been converted into a contemporary, luxury hotel with a fantastic spa. Six Senses Douro Valley is set in the oldest demarcated wine region in the world and boasts an exceptional wine list.
At a Glance
Relax in the stunning spa with large indoor and outdoor pools
Admire the views across the beautiful river valley
Enjoy wandering through the eight hectares of wonderful woodland
Tempt your tastebuds with wine and port tastings
A perfect little getaway to explore an unknown area in Portugal, a great hotel, incredible food and wine and nearby historic Porto (UNESCO world heritage site) for some culture.Jessica Hayes
Head into the nearby village of Regua, to Castas e Pratos a fabulous wine bar and tapas restaurant. This is somewhere the locals go, wines and port are great value and the food is delicious!Jessica Hayes
Book in for a massage in rooms with jaw dropping views sweeping over the Douro Valley, very relaxing!Scott Dunn team
Join one of the new herbology sessions and create your own lotions and potions using organic ingredients from the hotel garden.Scott Dunn team
Call us on 858 345 1764 to start planning your vacation to Six Senses Douro Valley
Six Senses Douro Valley has undergone an ambitious refurbishment and reopened in 2015. Formerly known as Aquapura Douro Valley, this converted 19th century manor house, lies in a very picturesque bend in the beautiful Douro valley nestled amidst vineyards and overlooking the river, in the heart of a UNESCO world heritage site. The Douro region is rich in culture, tradition and gastronomy, and famous for its wine and port making.
This hotel has 50 contemporary rooms and suites, many with panoramic views of the surrounding vineyards, the river and 8 hectares of lush green gardens. The Villas da Vinha, located closer to the hotel, are surrounded by vineyards. The apartments share a pool while the two semi-detached villas each have their own private pool. They are decorated in a more traditional style using rustic stone and rich fabrics.
From the hotel you can explore this fascinating local area, take a boat trip on the Douro, try local Portuguese cuisine and taste the fantastic regional wines. Whilst at the hotel, guests can relax by the outdoor pool, walk in the lush green gardens or be pampered in the beautifully designed spa with natural, organic products.
There are 50 rooms and suites with many panoramic windows offering spectacular views of the river or surrounding countryside. All rooms and suites have luxurious bathrooms, some with spacious showers and some with bathtubs and are all well equipped with mini-bar, air conditioning, telephone, LCD TV and WiFi. There are also five apartments, which all share a pool, and two semi-detached villas each with a private pool.
|Quinta Superior Room||
These rooms measure between 40-46 sqm and are cosy with modern decor, some offering a private terrace. King, Queen or twin beds are available as well as a baby cot. Connecting rooms are also available in this room type.
These woodland view rooms are spacious and bright, and have a separate reading area to the bedroom. Some rooms also have a private terrace to enjoy.
|Quinta River Room||
The Quinta River Rooms are decorated with contemporary style with views over looking the Douro River. These rooms measure 46 - 50 sqm and boast panoramic views of the area from the private lounge. Some of these rooms have a private terrace also.
The Quinta Suites of 58 sqm offer a variety of layouts and experiences - one has a private balcony and another has a panoramic river view. Each suite has a living area and feels bright and spacious.
|Quinta Duplex Suite||
The Quinta Duplex Suites of 80 sqm has a comfortable living room and king size bedroom. Additional beds can be provided to make this a perfect family choice.
|Quinta Panorama Suite||
The Panorama Suite offers beautiful views of the Douro River and the valley below. These spacious rooms have a separate living area to the bedroom and have a day bed that can accommodate a child measuring up to 1.5m in height.
|Quinta Courtyard Suite||
The Quinta Courtyard Suites range in size from 84 to 115 sqm. There is a separate dining room and living area to the bedroom and bathroom with large bathtub as well as shower. Enjoy views of the Douro River from your private balcony.
|Vineyard Apartment, one bedroom||
These two apartments of 120sqm have access to a shared pool and garden, with total room privacy.
|Vineyard Apartment, two bedrooms||
These 200sqm apartments have two bedrooms, located in the vineyards and have access to a shared pool and garden area with four other villas.
These two-bed apartments are available with either one bathroom, or two.
|Vineyard Apartment, three bedrooms||
This large 220sqm apartment boasts 3 bedrooms, a private terrace and garden as well as two bathrooms. There is also access to a shared pool with four other villas.
|Vineyard Pool Villa||
These large one-bed villas of 288 to 306 sqm boast their own private pool and terrace giving guests total privacy. The decor is contemporary and comfortable, ideal for romantic getaways.
Families with children 6 years old and over are very welcome to come and stay at Six Senses Douro Valley. There is a variety of activities designed to keep children entertained such as treasure hunts, family kayaking, art and nature workshops, a kids alchemy bar and family yoga.
The Douro Valley is the oldest demarcated wine region in the world and therefore the wine list in the restaurants is quite exceptional. Vale de Abraão is casual, stylish and contemporary serving Mediterranean fusion cuisine on a beautiful terrace overlooking the vineyards. The Dining Room provides fresh, regional dishes with a relaxed atmosphere, while Terroir offers vegetarian fare, making the most of the hotel's organic garden. The Quinta Bar and Lounge boasts magnificent views of the sunset over the Douro River and is the perfect place to relax with tapas and a glass of wine.
The hotel has a fantastic gym and a spa with therapeutic and holistic therapies available. Taking a boat trip along the banks of the Douro on a beautiful sailing boat or on a luxurious vintage boat with private lunch will reveal the magnificence of the landscape. Train trips along the river, helicopter trips through the region and bicycle rental are a great way to explore the region. Horse riding, hiking, canoeing, rafting and golf are also facilitated in the area.
Location & Directions
The Six Senses Douro Valley hotel is located in Lamego, on the south bank of the Douro River, Portugal.
When to go
All year round. The Douro has a micro-climate, which massively boosts the quality and style of its wines, and on average, temperatures are higher than in Porto, and rainfall is less. Spring and autumn are the most popular times to go - April-June and September-October.