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A Stylish Retreat on Portugal’s Alentejo Coast

Just an hour drive from Lisbon, Portugal and a short distance away from the popular Comporta area you can find a beautiful retreat that offers...

History Meets Elegance in a Lisbon Renovation

The 18th century Casa na Rua de Sao Mamede ao Caldas had suffered extreme neglect and was in desperate need of repairs. When Manuel Aires Mateus was...

Simple Living: Cabins by the River

CabanasNoRi by architect Manuel Aires Mateus is a two-cabin property in the village of Comporta, Portugal. The small cabins reuse wood from old...

Cottage/Cabin CasasNaAreia, Portugal

South of Lisbon, Portugal the cottages at CasasNaAreia designed by Aires Mateus have been sitting in-tacked on the Sado River for many years. The...