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Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Spent five nights here on a motoring tour of Spain and Portugal - and had heard about this place to the extent that we planned our itinerary about when there was availability here! All fully justified - we had a lovely room, the staff were wonderfully helpful, and it really was an oasis of tranquillity. Pool area most relaxing, spa...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have enjoyed our stay there and wish we could stay longer. The whole resort is spacious. We walked around the area and went down to the river bank. It was relaxing and we tasted the grapes grown on-site. It is conveniently located and major vineyards and nice restaurants were within short drives. Room was spacious and amenities were wonderful....

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Nick Y, Gerente geral at Six Senses Douro Valley, responded to this review

Dear Madeleine 甘, Many thanks for the review and we have taken good note of the feedback. From all of us at Six Senses Douro Valley, we wish you a wonderful end of year and hope to see you again in 2017. Kind regards, Nick

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Location is amazing. The service is very friendly, the food is excellent, the wellness area is very clean and great to relax. The SPA treatments are excellent - great personal trainer, yoga teachers and therapists.

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Nick Y, Gerente geral at Six Senses Douro Valley, responded to this review

Dear Janine H, Many thanks for your visit to Six Senses, we are delighted you enjoyed the food and spa experience in particular. Do hope you will make it back to us one day, and in the meantime, from all of us at Six Senses, we wish you a wonderful 2017. Kind regards, Nick

Scotland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 11 nights in the Villa in October and cannot fault the welcome and the property itself. The day after we arrived staff who we had not met knew who we were. The service is very professional, friendly without being subservient , a winning mix. Many hotels say that dealing with guest's request is important to them , here...

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Nick Y, Gerente geral at Six Senses Douro Valley, responded to this review

Dear Udston, To hear that you would consider returning to us is the highest praise we could hope for! Many thanks for your comments and from all of us at Six Senses Douro Valley, we wish you a fabulous 2017. Kind regards, Nick

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After our first stay in june we come back with couples of friends and they love it too! We had another kind of room and it was better than last time!! The only bad point was the weather but they can't do anything for that!! Hope to come back!

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Nick Y, Gerente geral at Six Senses Douro Valley, responded to this review

Dear Jean-marc B, Many thanks for your return visit, we are so happy to read that you enjoyed your stay despite the poor weather, we hope you will come back again when the sun is shining. Fondest regards and best wishes for 2017, Nick

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I came here after a hectic working week and a bitter US election to unwind, and I have to say, it erased all my worries. It's a beautifully calm space that balances health and decadence perfectly, and with sustainable values that make it 10 times easier to enjoy. Reception patiently arranged a number of day trips for me and stuck...

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Nick Y, Gerente geral at Six Senses Douro Valley, responded to this review

Dear itsmoley, Many thanks for taking the time to write your thoughts and needless to say, we are delighted to read that you would return to us next summer, that is the highest praise we can hope for. With fond wishes for the new year, Nick

Dubai
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed our stay tremendously at the Six Senses. The location and views of the area and the river are spectacular. The grounds of the hotel are also beautiful. The rooms are spacious and comfortable.The service was also flawless. From front desk, to housekeeping, to restaurant staff. The management is very visible and take the time to check in with...

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Nick Y, Gerente geral at Six Senses Douro Valley, responded to this review

Dear Sam017, I am so happy to read that you will be back, that is the highest compliment you could possibly pay to us. From all of us at Six Senses Douro Valley, we wish you a wonderful new year. With kind regards, nick

Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is just the place to stay when visiting Douro Valley. The view is spectacular, the rooms quite comfortable, and the service just perfect. We had a wonderful time there, and the best thing to do is just relax and enjoy the amazing sunset views while sipping wine on their terrace.

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Nick Y, Gerente geral at Six Senses Douro Valley, responded to this review

Dear PAMELA R, So pleased to read you were able to relax and unwind. Hope you will make it back to our valley soon. With best wishes for the new year from all of us at Six Senses. nick

Hermosa Beach, California
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Grounds and common areas of the hotel are amazingly beautiful, however the rooms and overall experience felt overpriced. The hotel is understaffed and they are still working out the kinks. We had a room with a stunning view of the river, but it was on the small side with thin walls / doors and a little "cold" in terms of...

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Nick Y, Gerente geral at Six Senses Douro Valley, responded to this review

Dear 201jeannad, Thank you very much for your visit, and for taking the time to share your thoughts on TripAdvisor, we are always looking for feedback, even if on this occasion we did not quite hit the mark. I noticed you mentioned that we are charging 35 Euro for a glass of wine, and I just wanted to clarify that...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Six Senses has surpassed themselves - again. Douro Valley, including its staff and location, was everything we had hoped for in a wonderful relaxing week's break. Food, wine, marvellous activities and terrific staff made this a holiday to cherish

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Nick Y, Gerente geral at Six Senses Douro Valley, responded to this review

Dear fionasZ1619AB, We thank you for your visit and for taking the time to write in your review. Hope to welcome you back one day soon to Six Senses Douro Valley. Kind regards nick

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Minibar
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the beautiful UNESCO World Heritage-listed Douro Valley, Six Senses Douro Valley is touched with the romance of 19th century architecture wedded to contemporary interiors reflecting the inimitable Six Senses style. With the River Douro winding its lazy way through the oldest wine-producing region in the world,this serene setting is 88 miles (142 kilometers) from Oporto International Airport.The resort’s estate covers 19 acres (8 hectares) with 57 guest accommodations, the Vale de Abraao restaurant with three different atmospheres: Open Kitchen, Terrace and Dining Room; a Wine Library featuring vintages from the valley and a stunning Six Senses Spa occupying 23,700 square feet (2,200 square meters). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Six Senses Douro Valley

Address: Quinta de Vale Abraao, Samodaes 5100-758, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Viseu District > Samodaes
Price Range: RM1,236 - RM2,529 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Six Senses Douro Valley 5*
Number of rooms: 57
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Also Known As:
Aquapura Douro Valley Hotel Samodaes
Aquapura Douro Valley Lamego
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“Room 405 has a very nice balcony for the category.”
 of 5 bubbles W7216NHrichardc, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The Villas and apartments are far enough from the hotel to feel private but allow easy access ( and parking).”
 of 5 bubbles Udston, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Only stay in the best room you can afford and avoid the cheaper rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles BNM60, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“4th level has balcony and pleasant views worth paying for. Somer are bigger (eg 421), others are smaller (eg 423)”
 of 5 bubbles Zouppy, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms have great views, with a balcony to enjoy the outdoors.”
 of 5 bubbles mariafatimab2016, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
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