Six Senses Douro Valley Named one of the Top 25 Resorts in Europe by Condé Nast Traveler US in 2016 Readers’ Choice Awards
Six Senses Douro Valley is honoured to be named one of the Top 25 European resorts by the readers of Condé Nast Traveler US in the annual Readers’ Choice Awards. Based on votes from more than 300,000 travelers and over 75,000 guest comments, the survey highlights the magazine readers’ top hotels, resorts, cities, islands, airlines, airports and cruise lines. The November issue features the results of the 29th annual Readers’ Choice Awards survey. The winners are also featured on the magazine’s website at www.cntraveler.com/travel-a
Nicholas Yarnell, general manager of Six Senses Douro Valley said, “We are delighted to be one of the resort’s named to this illustrious list after being opened only since July 2015. This award really means a lot to us not only due to the prestigious of the magazine title, but because the votes come directly from our guests. Six Senses Douro Valley was conceived and is driven by the goals of sustainability and wellness, a passion for great intuitive service, and evolution through continuous guest-focused innovation in order to ensure Six Senses is always regarded as the standard bearer for out-of-the-ordinary travel around the world.”
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 7.69 hectares (19 acres) with 57 guestrooms, suites and villas. Three restaurants highlight regional produce with a dedicated wine cellar featuring local vintages. Six Senses Spa Douro Valley features 10 treatment rooms, indoor and outdoor pools, a gym and outdoor yoga deck. The spa presents specialty and local therapies and multi-day programs. The sun-kissed valley is at the heart of the region that offers activities and excursions by foot, vehicle or water.