Work has just started on the addition of seven suites and three guest rooms at Six Senses Douro Valley. The plan is to have these new accommodations ready by July 2019.
Six Senses Douro Valley multi-purpose meeting room
The guest rooms and suites are beautifully appointed and quiet, with sleep- and rest-inducing colors and lighting having been chosen to make a very personal retreat. The color pallete and finishes continue the style of the resort’s current rooms and suites. And for an even more personal experience, guests can stock their own mini bar in advance of arrival, which includes some tempting local selections. For wine lovers, an extra detail will be offered in the suites on the first floor. Each will have a wine fridge with a selection of Douro wines, with temperatures specially regulated to keep the wines at the ideal temperature.
Authentic materials gathered from the Douro Valley are incorporated into the décor and include wine bottle light fixtures, vineyard tools of yesteryear and wall art inspired by wooden wine cases. The bathrooms are spacious and bedrooms feature two king beds in four rooms and super kings in three suites and a Quinta Superior. All of the 10 guestrooms and suites on the ground floor have generous outside areas with comfortable seating plus hot tubs in the bathrooms. Two of the current guestrooms on level six will have private wooden bridges leading to secret gardens with seating and hot tubs perfect for moments of meditation.
To add an extra dimension to events, the space in which new meeting rooms is being created has outstanding views across the vineyards and can accommodate meetings from 20 and 70 participants.
The walls will have ‘writable’ sections to enhance fun at interactive meetings and all rooms will be equipped with the latest technology. A dramatic feature is the indoor-outdoor adjoining room for pre-function or break-out sessions. It features a massive open skylight, a full height living wall and it is multi-functional to transform seamlessly from a quiet lounge to either a luxurious cinema, a lecture room, a reception room or even aerial yoga or meditation space.
Transformation work will be carried out between 10:00 am and 5:00 pm on weekdays and will be mostly confined to buildings adjacent to the main hotel, minimizing noise disturbance or negatively impacting views. As a further buffer, the resort will take some rooms out of inventory at the start of the project, but return them to inventory to accommodate all reservations during the Easter holidays. At this time, construction work will be on hold so guests will not be impacted.
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 one of the world’s leading operators of luxury hotels, resorts and spas, managing 18 hotels and resorts across 14 countries, plus 37 spas under the brand names Six Senses, Evason, Six Senses Spas and Raison d’Etre. There are a further 18 hotels and resorts signed into its development pipeline. In February 2019, Six Senses became part of the IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) family of hotel brands.
Six Senses properties share a leadership commitment to community, sustainability, wellness and design, infused with a touch of quirkiness. Whether an exquisite island resort, mountain retreat or urban hotel, the enduring purpose is to help people reconnect with themselves, others and the world around them.
Six Senses Spas offers a wide range of holistic wellness, rejuvenation and beauty treatments administered under the guidance of expert therapists in all resorts as well as at 16 additional standalone spas. The high-tech and high-touch approach guides guests on their personal path to well-being, taking them as deep as they want to go.
Six Senses Residences provides the best life has to offer. From beautifully-appointed villas on the beach, rustic chalets in the mountains and spacious urban hideaways, Six Senses features a variety of residential choices in stand-alone buildings or attached to a resort or hotel. No matter the location, the promise remains the same and the commitment to create a community where every day revolves around learning and growing, great food and drink, innovative wellness programming, sustainable living – all mixed in with a lot fun.
Evason follows the Six Senses philosophy of uncompromised responsibility to sustainability and the community. Its two unique resorts provide a strong value focus, while offering a vast array of personal guest experiences that the whole family will love.
The outside area of Six Senses Douro Valley Quinta Terrace Suite
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