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Douro Royal Valley, new spa and luxury hotel perched right on Portugal’s Douro River

The new Douro Royal Valley Hotel and Spa opened this summer with sweeping views across the Douro River and 70 luxury rooms. The Douro is one of the hottest destinations in Portugal, the European nation widely declared THE destination of 2017.


Less than one hour from Porto, the Douro Royal Valley and its sister hotel the Douro Palace Hotel Resort & Spa are set amid Port wine vineyards and forest on the banks of the meandering river. Every room has stunning views and access the to river. The richly appointed hotel makes a great base to explore the river valley, including hiking and horseback riding.

Guests have the hotels spa facilities at their disposal. A variety of treatments and services are offered including massages, exfoliations, facial treatments and body wrappings. The spa also offers a water-jet infused pool, steam baths and a heated sauna



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