The Absolute Best Breakfast in Portugal

The Absolute Best Breakfast in Portugal

On Pierre’s birthday, we were so excited to visit one of the most beautiful places in the Douro Valley. While in Porto, everyone including locals & tourists told us that we must visit the Douro Valley especially if we like Port wine.

We hopped in a car and drove east towards the valley Portugal’s wine region. 1.5 hours later, we arrived at the Six Senses Douro Valley. Before even stepping out of the car, we already understood why the region is called Portugal’s enchanted valley.

The Six Senses hotel is set in a renovated 19th century manor set on a hill overlooking vineyards.

Douro Valley Six Senses

The hotel organized a tour of the property for us, but first and most importantly, we were treated to the best breakfast of our lives! There were so many choices, and we were so very excited to try everything.

Breakfast Bar Six Senses Breakfast Bar

At the Chef’s Station, you can find an ample choice of made to order dishes. I opted for the Avocado Toast.

Six Senses Chef Station Avocado Toast

This breakfast had everything including a green juice selection and super foods bar to go inline with the Six Senses living well philosophy.

Super Food Bar

Of course the best part of the breakfast is the view which really makes this the Best Breakfast in Portugal.

Best Breakfast in Porto

Best Breakfast in Porto

After breakfast, we headed off on our tour with the Six Senses team. Below, the definition of relaxation: lounging by the pool overlooking the Douro Valley.

Six Senses Douro Valley Pool

I couldn’t help to dip my feet in the infinity pool.

Six Senses Douro Valley Pool

We had so much fun exploring both inside and outside of the property. Inside, you’ll find the first of Six Senses’ Alchemy bar where guest learn to make their own potions and elixirs for the home and body.

Alchemy Bar

You could spend the whole day exploring the in’s and out’s of the property. I wish we could have stayed longer but we had to continue onto our journey.

Six Senses Relax

A special thanks to the Six Senses Team for showing us around this incredible place.

 

 



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