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Wealthy Surfers Find New Upscale Options Just Outside Lisbon

Ericeira was once just another laid-back surfing village. Now after a long day of hanging 10, you can rest your head at one of a few new luxury hotels.

New hotels like Aethos Ericeira are adding an upscale layer to the surfing mecca of Ericeira, Portugal.

New hotels like Aethos Ericeira are adding an upscale layer to the surfing mecca of Ericeira, Portugal.

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A laid-back surf mecca along Portugal’s rugged coastline is getting a luxury upgrade. 

Once frequented mostly by Lisboetas looking to escape the city, the historic village of Ericeira has become the latest seaside Portuguese village to be newly discovered by foreigners who have come to the country searching for the best place to live, work remotely or vacation.