Eco home El Gínjol

There’s a popular saying in Catalonia: “mes content que un gínjol*” (“happier than a jujube”), and that’s what we want our guests to be. And that’s why we’re offering our house that is designed with care and attention to detail, located in a traditional olive farm in the Serra del Boix, a stone’s throw away from the Ebro Delta. Relaxation, harmony and comfort in contact with nature.

*fruit of Ziziphus jujuba, colourful tree known too as Chinese date.

El Gínjol is a three story detached house spread over 110m2 situated on a 1,5ha olive farm. It’s been designed to offer you the maximum comfort possible and consists of fully equiped kitchen, dining room, living room with a fireplace, three bedrooms, two bathrooms, attic with terrace and a spacious porch with barbecue where to cook a delicious paella with rice grown in the Ebro Delta, among other local delicacies.

In terms of the decoration of the house and its performance we are firmly committed to respecting the environment and being sustainable. Much of the interior design integrates recycled, refurbished or “recovered” furniture and materials. The house is largely self-sufficient, as we use photovoltaic energy for electricity, thermosolar energy for hot water, biomass for heating, energy-efficient appliances, we collect rainwater and also recycle gray water; all in order to provide a comfortable, modern, cosy and sustainable space to ensure our guests are “happier than a Gínjol”!

In addition, the house is equipped with everything you need for your enjoyment: wifi, stereo, dishwasher and washing machine, bed linen and towels, viscoelastic mattresses and fully equipped kitchen with utensils and some basic organic food: pasta, rice, coffee, sugar, tea, our bio extra virgin olive oil, etc.

Be happier than a Gínjol!

So come and enjoy El Gínjol. Gather your family and friends for meals on the porch with a back drop of spectacular views of the countryside or for star-filled sky evenings on the terrace.

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July: 5 nights. August: 7 nights. Easter and Christmas: 3 nights. Rest of the year: 2 nights

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Stays less than 1 week

140accommodation/night (4 people)
  • Extra guest: 20€
  • Extra charge cot: 10€
  • Extra charge pet: 10€
  • Cleaning cost: 60€
  • Minimum stay: 2 nights

Stays 1 week or more

126accommodation/night (4 people)
  • Extra guest: 18€
  • Extra charge cot: 10€
  • Extra charge pet: 10€
    En el apartamento Escape no se admiten mascotas
  • Cleaning cost: 60€
    En temporada alta no admitimos estancias inferiores a 1 semana, a menos que queden días disponibles en el calendario de ocupación. Es ese caso, solo podemos admitir peticiones de reserva con, como máximo, 15 días de antelación.
  • Minimum stay: 1 week
    En temporada alta no admitimos estancias inferiores a 1 semana, a menos que queden días disponibles en el calendario de ocupación. Es ese caso, solo podemos admitir peticiones de reserva con, como máximo, 15 días de antelación.

Will we share the house with other people?

No, the house is not shared with anyone else. Total privacy for you!

Do you you admit pets?

Yes, we accept pets: dogs, cats, pigs, etc. There is an extra cost of € 10 per pet/night.

Is there heating? Fireplace?

There is a fireplace in the living area, which too feeds the heating system of the whole house. Firewood needed is included in the price; and if you do not know how to light the fire, we will teach you the most effective way.

What are the arrival and departure times?

In principle they are flexible, but it all depends on whether there are other guests arriving or leaving the same day, in which case the check in time is at 17h and departure at 11h.

Is there a hair dryer and iron?

No, when connected to a photovoltaic solar energy system, we can not use high-power appliances or have electrical resistances such as air conditioners, hair dryers, irons, electric heaters…

And... freezer?

We have a specially designed refrigerators for photovoltaic systems that consume 10 times less than a normal fridge but with no freezer area.

Can you smoke?

Yes, in moderation and if possible, better outside.

Do we need a 4x4 to get there?

No, access to El Gínjol is by paved rural roads. Normal cars (not too low) go smoothly.

What can we do in the surroundings?

Just stepping out the door of El Gínjol, you can start walking or mountain biking in the Serra del Boix. If you are of those who prefer the mountains and adventure sports, we are less than 1 hour from the summits of over 1,000 meters of the Natural Park of Els Ports de Tortosa-Besseit. And do not miss the unknown Serra de Cardó, full of history and breathtaking mountain scenery, just 45 minutes from the Ecofinca Lo Favaret. If you prefer the sea and beach, the Natural Park of the Ebro Delta is only 20 minutes drive, waiting for you with rice fields rising behind the sand dunes, unspoilt beaches and incredible variety of bird-life, including the famous pink flamingos.

Tourism license (Registre de Turisme de Catalunya): HUTTE-003170