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Six Senses Douro Valley Named to Condé Nast Traveler’s 2016 Hot List

April 23, 2016 Accolades No Comments Email Email

Six Senses Douro Valley is honoured to be selected for the 2016 Condé Nast Traveler Hot List. This elite list recognizes the world’s top 60 hotels and resorts opened during the past 12 months. Conde Nast and its contributors have personally visited and vetted more than 100 finalists from Western Australia to Baltimore and carefully selected the most impressive new resorts and hotels.

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 selected for the 2016 Condé Nast Traveler Hot List

Nicholas Yarnell, general manager of Six Senses Douro Valley said, ‘This is simply THE list we aimed to be on. We are very respectful of Condé Nast Traveler’s expert panel of travel journalists who cast real votes on the basis of their travel experiences. Condé Nast Traveler is able to call on arguably the best expert panel to judge these awards. We are truly delighted’.

Condé Nast Traveler is one of America’s best-selling travel magazines. The properties that have achieved the aforementioned title will be published in the May issue of the magazine as well as announced on

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  8 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 comprises 10 treatment rooms, indoor and outdoor pools and a gym. It presents specialty and local therapies and multi-day programs. An outdoor yoga deck 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.

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