Big, comfortable and characterful room with mountain views and sunny terrace for breakfast. Drop scones or home made bread, real eggs & ham A great base for beaches of Costa Durada, Els Ports, walking, birding, cycling or visits to the big cities.
The Japanese Room is co called because of the Japanese ladies who are dancing above the bed. The room is one of five which make up Manna House Lodge. It is cool and airy and the heat of the Spanish sun seems a long way even though it is just outside the door where you will find your own private, south facing terrace.
Each room has a large bathroom with a big shower and a large walk-in wardrobe. There is a carefully selected pile of books for you to peruse and a choice of double or twin beds with cosy quilts or cool sheets depending on the time of year. The cool tiles and underfloor heating ensure that the temperature is perfect at any time of the year.
Breakfast is prepared for you and can be served on your terrace, on the big terrace or in the dining room.
Whats for breakfast?
It might be our own muesli or Yoghurt flavoured with my preserves. Home made bread fresh or toasted;
Jamon and Manchego muffins, Drop scones, free range eggs, Tomatoes or mushrooms on toast, griddle muffins. With of course a choice of teas and coffee, juices...
We also run cooking lessons here so ask when you book to see if there is one going on if you want to join in.
We are a working olive and almond farm and there are about 7 and a half acres to explore with hammocks strategically placed in the terraces for you to relax in. There is a big roof terrace which is available for your use during the day.
There is a shared pool of about 20m square and 1.2m deep
Peace and quiet surrounds you as does the mediterranean, mountains and the Ebro.
We live and work on the farm so are on hand if you need us and busy if you don't.
Breakfast is provided for you whenever you want it.
The very Spanish seaside resort with marina at l'Ampolla is 15 minutes away with a huge selection of restaurants and bars with something to suit all tastes and pockets. There are little towns and villages all along the coast all with their own character.
We are close to Tarragona and Tortosa: Valencia and Barcelona a train ride away. There is fishing on the sea and in the river, cycle hire available for the easy delta or the challenging mountains. Els Ports nature reserve is about 25 minutes away with all kinds of outside pursuits available there.
This part of Catalonia is steeped in Roman history and the people have a strong regional identity. There are castles and potters, birds galore and all sorts of beaches.
It is a lovely place to visit for a stopover or for a longer break and really get to know the place.
The closest airport is Reus at 45-50 mins, Barcelona is next at just under 2 hours. There are good rail and bus links to local villages but to get to the farm itself you really need a car. there is plenty of parking at the farm. We have bikes to hire here at the farm and there are great walks.
We are off the grid here; water and power are precious.
|Room type:||Private room|
|Bed type:||Real Bed|
|Weekly Price:||$515 /week|
|Monthly Price:||$1572 /month|
|Check In:||2:00 PM|
|Check Out:||11:00 AM|
|Pet Owner:||Dog(s), Cat(s), and Other pet(s)|
Amanda and Simon's casita is very private, charming, comfortable, and well equipped. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and found it to be a great base for exploring the surrounding countryside. The wood stove had already warmed the casita up so it was quite cozy when we arrived. In fact, Simon prepared the stove every evening for us so all we had to do was drop in a match after returning to the casita after a day of sightseeing. We enjoyed homemade treats, Amanda's jam and Simon's olives, and they had lots of maps and tourist pamphlets with information on the area. The casita was a little challenging to locate, so I would recommend arriving before dark and keeping a cell phone handy in order to call Amanda and Simon in case you have difficulty finding it. We would definitely stay at Manna house again, and it would be a great spot for a family reunion as they have lots of space other than the casita. Thank you Amanda and Simon! Karen and Joe
Very nice moment at this place, far away from city stress, relaxing and nature-friendly. Amanda & Simon are clearly friendly people, Highly recomended!
Beautifull and amazing place,sweetest dogs ever,wonderfull and nice hosts.
We really need a holiday like this,relax,walk and peace.
We sure come back in spring there.
The Manna House was fantastic. Amanda and Simon were wonderful hosts. We were short distances from many sites and the beaches. After a week in Barcelona the Manna House was a great retreat. We learned about olive trees-harvesting the olives, etc. The renovations to the buildings on the property were remarkable. We strongly recommend this as a vacation site.
Tom & Babs
New Orleans. LA USA
estacia muy agradable, en la casita de Simon y Amanda. Recomedable para visitar el Delta del Ebro y sus alrededores.
Manna House was just as it is described on the website, beautiful and very peaceful. The Casita is well equipped with a lovely outdoor seating area for meals and relaxing. Amanda and Simon were wonderful and welcoming with lots of good advice on what to do in the area. They cooked us a delicious meal on our final night and were great company too.
La estancia en casa Mamma fue genial. Los Srs. Smith son encantadores, muy acogedores y de trato excelente. Además, la casa está muy bien, es pequeña pero con un encanto especial y tiene una terraza y una piscinita muy agradables. Ideal para parejas que quieren paz y tranquilidad.
For our eight-week European Grand Tour we booked eight AIRBNB accommodations: London, Paris, Zurich, Venice, Florence, Tortosa (Manna House), Bilbao and London again (plus hotels and B&Bs for a total of nineteen different places in seven countries). About halfway through the adventure we were seriously ready for a real rest – we couldn't have picked a better home than Manna House for those five delicious days: It is removed without being remote, modest but not without all the comforts, and quiet but never dull. Amanda and Simon, olive farmers extraordinaire, are friendly, helpful, respectful, interesting and fun. We fell in love with the area, the house, its delightful owners and their endearing assortment of non-human residents. We highly recommend Manna House and its many pleasures!
Our stay with Amanda, Simon, the dogs and chickens was a perfect respite from our month of frenzied sightseeing in Europe. The casita itself couldn't be more charming - it had every thing we could possibly want and we made good use of it all, including the swimming pool. Amanda and Simon made us feel most welcome and comfortable, taking time to show our eight year old son the kittens and to talk with him about futbol. The farm is just a short easy drive from beautiful beaches where we spent days playing. When we make it back to Spain, we will most definitely be visiting the farm again! I couldn't recommend it more enthusiastically!
Hemos pasado cuatro días estupendos en casa de Amanda y Simon. Son muy amables y atentos. Y los tres perros han sido el gran regalo para los dos niños. A parte de haber tenido la suerte de ver los gatitos y los pollitos.
La casa es muy coqueta y no le falta de nada, limpia y acogedora.
En medio de la naturaleza típica de la zona: tierras de olivos, ideal para estar tanto en la montaña como para moverse en coche e ir a la playa en 10 minutos.