Venta de San Juan

Batea, Tarragona
Bed & Breakfast


Hospitable Jorge and Clotilde love nothing more than sharing their colourful, chaotic old house with guests. The farm produce is fabulous

Bedroom

3 rooms

Sleeps

Rooms sleep 2

The
Experience

Wonderful – not the sort of place you are likely to chance upon in this vast Spanish countryside. But if you begin your search in Batea you will be in benign mood, for it is a beautiful little town. There is a long rocky track up to the solid old house, deserted among the fields and woods, but full of life thanks to Jorge and Clotilde. They inherited it from a grandfather who made his fortune in Cuba but returned home after Independence… if you love dusty, faded old houses you’ll love it here. The entrance is full of colourful clutter, flagstone-floored with doors leading into ancient rooms still dressed in flock wallpaper, just as they were when first sparked into life. Some might focus on the scarce electricity and poor showers; others will love the authenticity. The food especially makes the trip worthwhile and much of the produce (olives, almonds, vines) comes from the farm. Jorge and Clotilde are young and charming; they live in Barcelona but love nothing more than to welcome guests – and often friends – to this chaotic old house.

Essentials

  • Hot tub
  • WiFi
  • Swimming pool
  • Mobile reception
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Bar
  • Parking on premises
  • Licensed premises
  • Free parking nearby
  • Meals available
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Wheelchair access
  • Limited mobility
  • Air conditioning
  • Relaxation areas
  • Garden
  • Tennis court
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Children welcome
  • Books and toys
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair

Nearby

  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles

Activities

  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

Information
& pricing

Booking information

Booking restrictions
Min. two nights. No cheques, cash only.
Closed
December to Easter.
Property
This property is part of a working farm or vineyard.
Owner has pets
Animals living on the property.
Meals
Breakfast €4. Dinner with wine, €16.

Pricing

Nightly price
from €50
Surcharges
Singles €40. Apartment €500 per week.
3 Twin/doubles
From €50
1 House for 10
From €271

Reviews

Venta de Sant Joan is a unique and very special place. We are not easy guests (a family with two young children who are curious with lots of questions etc)...but Clotilde and the family are all very friendly, respectful, relaxed and instantly put us at ease and made us feel at home. The food is simple and delicious = perfect after a long drive. The house is amazing, a complete unique experience (we have never stayed in a place quite like it)...and the surroundings, peaceful, beautiful, dreamy - you will feel just that - like you are in another world. Could not recommend it enough.

Tess, We live in spain

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Location

The neighbourhood