LAMEGO, Portugal – 17 November, 2016 – Six Senses Douro Valley is honored 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. Condé Nast Traveler is one of America’s best-selling travel magazines with a circulation of over 800,000.
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.
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 operates 11 resorts and 28 spas in 19 countries under the brand names Six Senses, Evason and Six Senses Spas. Aggressive development plans will triple the portfolio over the next five years with resort, hotel and spa openings underway in Austria, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, Egypt, Fiji, France, India, Indonesia, Italy, Nicaragua, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates and United States.
Six Senses operates resorts in far-flung locations of incredible natural beauty known for their distinctive and diverse design personalities. Each of the nine properties is supported by a leadership commitment to community, sustainability, wellness and design. Six Senses hotels which share the same vision and values found at their award-winning resorts will premiere in urban locations in 2019.
Six Senses Spas offers a wide range of holistic wellness, rejuvenation and beauty treatments administered under the guidance of expert therapists. Six Senses Spas are located in all Six Senses and Evason resorts; 18 additional standalone spas are located in prestigious hotels and resorts as well as the premier class lounges of two major airports.
Evason introduces a collection of two 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.