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SIX SENSES TO OPEN IN LOIRE VALLEY, FRANCE - 2022

Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas is expanding further into Europe with the 2022 opening of Six Senses Loire Valley, France, in the village of Saint-Laurent-Nouan. The resort will be located in the UNESCO World Heritage region renowned for historic chateaux, medieval towns, fine wines, great food and unspoiled landscapes.

August 1stFRANCE

Developed to embrace the environmental and community values that are core to Six Senses, the resort sits within the Les Bordes Estate, a 1,400-acre site in the Sologne forest, home to Les Bordes Golf Club – one of the most prestigious golf clubs in the world. The development will incorporate equestrian and tennis centres, an organic farm, an art gallery, a petting farm, a natural swimming lake with beach, water sports, biking and walking trails and an abundance of additional activities for children and adults alike. Guests will have access to the new 18-hole Gil Hanse-designed par three golf course and a new state-of-the-art golf practice facility.

Guests arriving at Six Senses Loire Valley will be welcomed at a beautifully preserved château surrounded by manicure lawns with sculptures and water features designed to enhance personal reconnection. There will be 88 guest suites and villas clustered in the woodland landscape and built alongside streams and waterways. There will also be 70 residential villas for private ownership, with the opportunity to include them within the resort’s inventory. Villa owners will enjoy access to all the amenities and facilities the resort offers. The château is also home to an elegant restaurant and bar, event spaces and function lawns. Many of the activities will also be centered around the 13th and 15th century priory buildings adjacent to a stunning lake complex.

The Six Senses Spa will be an integral part of the resort with an extensive menu of signature specialties. There will be a medicinal garden where plants and herbs will be grown for use in locally-inspired treatments and Alchemy Bar workshops. Adjoining this will be the main organic kitchen garden and Earth Lab, the centre for guests to learn about the resort’s conservation initiatives.

The resort will offer numerous dining options. The central château will feature an all-day restaurant and lounge bar that reflect the traditions of the region in taste and style. There will also be a specialty restaurant offering cuisine that reflects the Eat With Six Senses principles.

In addition to the event spaces within the château a meeting and conference centre with state-of-the-art facilities will also be developed. The centre will include outdoor meeting facilities, some with walled gardens, and will host pop-up activities. The Six Senses experience team can also arrange visits to some of the most beautiful places in the region including towns steeped in tradition and architectural heritage, castles and vineyards.

Bernhard Bohnenberger, President of Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas commented: “We feel really fortunate to be collaborating with RoundShield Partners on a very unique project which will give a new dynamic to this world-famous destination and complement our existing and upcoming resorts in Europe. Six Senses Loire Valley is being designed with our sustainability values at its heart and will appeal to experience seekers, nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts looking to get up close with this region’s exceptional beauty, culture and history”.

Six Senses Loire Valley will be developed by an affiliate of London-based RoundShield Partners LLP, an investment firm focused on European special opportunities. Driss Benkirane, Managing Partner commented: “We are delighted to partner with Six Senses to develop a unique hotel and lifestyle offering at Les Bordes. The brand’s ethos of understated luxury, connection with nature and the local environment, personal growth, health and wellness fits perfectly with our vision for the estate. We are developing a community where all family members have myriad activities to pursue on and off-site, and are excited to have Six Senses accompany us on this journey”

Six Senses Loire Valley is expected to open in 2022

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