24-hour Room Service: Areias do Seixo, Portugal | via The Independent @TheIndyNews / @TheIndyTravel | The name Areias do Seixo roughly translates as "pebble beach", and the property plays to its rugged, coastal location with a motif of purity and nature. But Areias do Seixo's curveball is that it is a modernist glass and concrete construction on a protected patch of Portugal's Costa de Prata ("silver coast"), between Lisbon and Porto.
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