Perched on the banks of the UNESCO-protected Douro Valley, on the hillside terraces of Castelo de Paiva in Portugal, hotel, spa and architectural work of art, Octant Douro has revealed its stunning new Pool Suite. A serene and luxurious setting for those looking to immerse themselves in the surrounding nature and restore balance of body, mind and soul.
In keeping with Octant Hotels’ brand ethos of thoughtful and contemporary design, the expansive, 860sq.ft Pool Suite’s incredible aesthetic makes the most of its stunning surrounds, with panoramic views over the Douro River and a 700sq.ft outside terrace with a private heated pool, perfectly positioned to capture the destination’s sunsets. There’s also a living room and indoor-outdoor dining area, where guests can relax and enjoy the views with a cocktail, or a specially prepared dinner prepared by Chef Dárcio Henriques himself.
Reflecting the brand’s commitment to providing guests with ‘freedom’ during their stay, for added relaxation and indulgence, the Pool Suite comes with a Personal Assistant, who is on hand for the entirety of the guest stay, from the moment they check-in via a direct number. There’s also no need to worry about bags, as guests in the Pool Suite will have theirs unpacked on arrival and packed before they leave. Guests can also choose to experience an in-room facial treatment with one of the hotel’s therapists, or an in-room wine tasting. In addition to these decadent services the Pool Suite also comes with amenities in the room upon check-in, during their stay and on check-out, so guests will truly feel like they never want to leave.
Duarte Gonçalves da Cunha, Director of Octant Douro commented ‘The new Pool Suite offers the best of Octant Douro with a personalised services that transforms a trip to the Douro into a truly relaxing experience, which is integral to the concept of Octant Hotels. The private heated pool, allows guests to experience a new way of enjoying the already iconic Douro River, even when night starts to fall.’
Rates for Octant Douro’s Pool Suite start from €900 / £760 per night in shoulder season and €1,500 / £1,260 per night in high season for up to two adults and two children, inclusive of daily breakfast in-suite or at the restaurant. For more information visit www.douro.octanthotels.com or @octant.hotels.