Intercontinental Hotels Group has unveiled new facilities at its Six Senses Douro Valley property.
While Spain has closed all of its hotels and cities such as London are seeing big closures, the hotel in Portugal remains open at the time of writing. For more information on the brand’s Covid-19 measures, including bookings and cleaning processes, visit this webpage.
The 60-room hotel has added a new Vineyard Wing, comprising seven suites, three additional guest rooms, and a meeting and events space.
The resort is located in a 19th century manor house in Lamego in northern Portugal – a UNESCO World Heritage site known for its wine region.
The guest rooms range from 40-106 sqm and have large private outdoor areas. Interior design includes old vineyard tools and wall art inspired by wooden wine cases.
Guests will also be able to customise their minibars, choosing from fine wines and produce from across the Douro region.
The new event space has meeting rooms with views across the vineyards and can accommodate up to 70 people.
An adjoining multi-functional room includes a large open skylight and a full-height living wall, which the hotel says can be set up in different formats: as a cinema (pictured), lecture room, reception room or meditation space.
General manager Nick Yarnell commented on the opening:
“We are thrilled to open this new wing to our guests. The project took one year to complete and was delivered by New York design agency Clodagh, which created a concept to complement the décor within the main manor house”.
The hotel also has three restaurants, ten spa treatment rooms, and an indoor and outdoor pool.