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Six Senses Douro Valley Offers Portuguese Wine and Spa Retreat

The three-night Six Senses Winter Escape includes a pampering visit to Six Senses Spa Douro Valley…

LAMEGO, Portugal – At Six Senses Douro Valley, the winter is full of charms: a wine glass by the fire; a relaxing Six Senses signature spa treatment after a walk in the forest or a guided wine tasting teaching how to discover  the secrets of Douro wines and ports.

The three-night Six Senses Winter Escape includes a pampering visit to Six Senses Spa Douro Valley for two where both guests enjoy a 60-minute Six Senses Signature Massage with a choice of Detox, Energizer, Deep Tissue or Holistic massage. The expansive Six Senses Spa measures over 24,000 square feet and comprises 10 treatment rooms, a heated in-door swimming pool with water jets and a Vitality Suite with a steam room, Sauna and Laconium. Other facilities include a well-appointed gym housing the latest exercise equipment, aerial yoga and on-site personal trainers.

On the first evening of their stay, guests will join Wine Manager, Hélio Lima, in the Wine Library at 7:00 pm for a journey through the secrets of the Douro wines featuring more than 110 indigenous grape varieties, remarkable whites, reds and Ports and centuries old wineries producing world class wines. Chef Paulo Matos has selected local, regional Portuguese cheeses as well as some delicious Portuguese smoked meats and four different Douro regional wines for guests to sample throughout the tasting presentation.

As a more fun and quirky activity, guests can channel their inner child by tree-climbing with experienced specialists in the adjacent forest, enjoying sublime views of the valley from the treetops.

Travelers may also opt to learn the secrets of traditional Portuguese cooking with Chef Paulo Matos or one of the property’s specialty chefs in the open restaurant kitchen, working with the culinary gurus to create a personalized menu tailored to the individual’s tastes and cooking styles.

Guests who book this package start their morning with the resort’s popular breakfast buffet. The tempting menu includes fresh fruit juices, freshly baked breads, pastries, homemade jams and preserves, fresh natural fruit, dry fruits and seeds, cereals, yogurts, tea station where fresh herbs from our organic garden can be used for your teas, cold meats, cheeses and eggs selection.

The Six Senses Winter Escape package includes:

  • Three-night stay in a Quinta Deluxe room for two people
  • Welcome amenities – a Port wine decanter and fresh fruits from the valley
  • Daily breakfast
  • 60-minute spa treatment for two people
  • Wine tasting for two people
  • Unlimited WiFi
  • Upgrade subject to availability at time of check-in
  • Early check in from 12:00 noon and late check-out until 6:00 pm subject to availability any day of the week
  • Cooking lesson with our chef (price not included in this offer) $129 per person for a minimum of two and a maximum of six people.
  • Tree climbing (price not included in this offer) $54 per person for a minimum of two and a maximum of four people.

This offer is based on a minimum stay of three nights in a Quinta Deluxe room for two people and starts $1,124 from November 1 to December 23, 2015 and is priced at $1,156 from January 4 to March 31, 2016.

About Six Senses Douro Valley

Six Senses Douro Valley’s UNESCO World Heritage setting fronts onto the River Douro as it winds through the world’s oldest demarcated wine region. The estate covers 19 acres with 57 guestrooms, suites and villas. Three restaurants highlight regional produce with a dedicated wine cellar featuring local vintages.

Six Senses Spa comprises 10 treatment rooms, indoor and outdoor pools and a gym. It presents specialty and local therapies and multi-day programs. An outdoor yoga pavilion is ideal for individuals and groups. The sun-kissed valley is at the heart of the region that offers activities and excursions by foot, vehicle or water.

About Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas

Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas is a hotel and spa management company comprised of 11 resorts and 31 spas under the brand names Six Senses, Evason and Six Senses Spas. Six Senses operates resorts in far-flung locations of incredible natural beauty known for their distinctive and diverse design personalities. Each of the eight properties is supported by a leadership commitment to community, sustainability and wellness.

Six Senses Spas offers a wide range of holistic wellness, rejuvenation and beauty treatments administered under the guidance of expert therapists. Six Senses Spas operates 20 standalone spas in prestigious hotels and resorts as well as located aboard a ship and the premier class lounges of two major airports.

Evason introduces a collection of three unique resorts that follow the Six Senses philosophy of uncompromised responsibility to sustainability and to the community. Family friendly, these properties also provide a strong value focus while offering a vast array of guest services and personal attention.

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