DOURO PALACE HOTEL RESORT & SPA
In a commanding position atop a hillside in northern Portugal, Douro Palace Hotel Resort & Spa is named after the river that winds through the valley below. Angular cubed buildings, huge windows and glass-fronted balconies gaze out upon the panoramic scenery, surrounded by Douro’s ancestral vines classified as a World Heritage site in 2001.
Below is a cascade of grassed terraces constructed from large blocks of local stone, where you can kick back on a lounger and contemplate the awe-inspiring views. An indoor pool with floor-to-ceiling windows and outdoor garden pool boast similar views.
There are a couple of bars, complete with piano and a pool table, where you can enjoy expertly mixed cocktails or light snacks, and the restaurant offers the chance to sample the region’s tasty cuisine.
Retreat to the Zen-like calm of your room, where the river views are so impressive you may never want draw the curtains.
From May to October, during Spring and Summer sunny days, take the advantage to relax in the outdoor swimming pool, with unique panoramic views of the Douro terraces. In the remaining Autumn and Winter months, choose to unwind in our cozy Spa.
Opening time: 24 hours
Address: Lugar de Carrapatelo – Santa Cruz do Douro – 4640-423 Baião · Portugal
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