Portugal

3-Night Explore & Renew

Six Senses Douro Valley

An outstanding wellness retreat for those who love to combine exploring and adventure with moments of zen. Experience the charm of the Douro Valley whilst embarking on an insightful wellness journey through classes, workshops and soul-soothing spa treatments at Six Senses award-winning spa. Each day combines active adventures, opportunities to learn and reconnect in the most spectacular settings.


Day one:

- Wellness Screening – 75 minutes

A private wellness screening using smart technology provides key insight into your current physiological health. With expert advice, nutrition plans, general advice and tailored programmes will set you on your journey.


- Alchemy workshop – 30 minutes

A hands-on experience learning about the healing powers of salts, fruits and herbs. Create your own personalised scrubs and masks using fresh ingredients from the organic garden.


- De-stress Ritual – 3 hours

Unwind with an afternoon of restorative treatments for the mind, body and soul. De-stress Ritual includes a Steam Bath, Signature Holistic Massage, Indian Head Massage, Hand and Foot Treatment.


Day two:

- Trail walking with guide – 90 minutes

After breakfast, set out to the hillsides with a private guide who will navigate you through hidden trails, bringing you out to remarkable viewpoints around Douro Valley.


- Shrubs and Tonics workshop – 30 minutes

Learn how to prepare deliciously fermented drinks made from cider vinegar, fruit and honey. Scientifically proven to provide long-term health benefits, including good cholesterol levels, reducing allergies and satisfying hunger.


- Kayaking with guide – 90 minutes

An afternoon out kayaking out on the water with a private guide. Navigate along the meandering river and soak up the captivating views along the way.


Day three:

- Morning private yoga class – 1 hour

Rise and shine with a private class hosted in either the studio or out in the vineyard with a seasoned yoga teacher. Choose between calming Hatha or pulse raising Ashtanga as you connect the body with the breath among beautiful backdrops.


- Organic garden tour – 60 minutes

Learn about sustainability and farming vegetables responsibly whilst concocting your own refreshing drink using fresh ingredients picked straight from the herb garden.


- Option to upgrade to a day tour around the vineyards by speedboat with tastings with lead wine makers around Douro Valley.

Sample Inclusions:

The retreat inclusions provide an example of what can be built into your bespoke retreat. Contact our Wellness Travel Specialists to design & fully tailor the experience. 

- 3 x night accommodation (based on 2 people sharing)

- Buffet breakfast daily

- Wellness Screening and consultation – 75 minutes

- Alchemy workshop – 30 minutes

- De-stress Ritual (Steam Bath, Signature Holistic Massage, Indian Head Massage, Hand & Foot Treatment) – 3 hours

- Trail walking with guide – 90 minutes

- Shrubs and Tonics workshop – 30 minutes

- Kayaking with guide – 90 minutes

- Morning private yoga class – 1 hour

- Full access to spa and wellness facilities throughout stay

- Access to all complimentary fitness and yoga classes

- Upgrade on arrival – subject to availability

Price from £1,390 pp for 3 nights (based on 2 people sharing)

Explore & Renew Retreat, Portugal

Six Senses Douro Valley

Perched on the golden hillside above the winding River Douro and sweeping vineyards, Six Senses Douro Valley is the hidden gem of Portugal.

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