Mana Village

The MANA village has been designed to let each guest experience privacy and nature at its best. Ten completely independent lodges, surrounded by 36 hectars of untocuhed nature and naturally integrated into a magical landscape. A stunning view of the valley that you can admire from every corner.  A bio pool where no chemicals are used. A Get Together area where to enjoy home-made breakfasts and local hand made drink, made by the genuine ingredients of the MANA vegetables garden and traditional local trees like medronho and cork all around the land, with paths and decks to let you experience nature at 360°. 

THE BILLABONG

Experience the feeling of swimming in our “Billabong”: a bio pool completely free of chemicals where no devices that disinfect or sterilise water are used and where the water is kept sparkling clean by circulating it through a living ecosystem of water plants. A self-sufficient system in harmony with nature. constructed out of non-polluting, 100% recyclable materials. The plants that live in the “filtration zone” purify the water taking the nutrition from the pool enchanting our senses all around the year. 

THE GET TOGETHER

Relax on the deck of our “come together” area, a common space designed to let you relax in company, experience local products and interact with the MANA staff. The perfect spot where to enjoy a glass of home-made “medronho” prepared with fruits from MANA land or healthy home-made breakfast prepared with seasonal and genuine ingredients, mostly coming from the MANA vegetable garden. 

THE
MANA LANd

Our 36 hectares of private land is what makes MANA ecolodges a place to stay, experience and feel. Explore the natural environment walking along our paths overlooking the stunning valley that set the Algarve and Alentejo apart. Pick your fruits and vegetables directly from our vegetable garden. Learn about local vegetation and wildlife and listen to the true silence and total tranquility from our Yoga deck overlooking the valley.

THE ECOLOGICAL APPROACH

MANA is designed to have a low impact on its surroundings and to be in harmony with nature not comprising on style and comfort. The MANA lodges has been built without interfering with the morphology of the land and their Bio-Climatic Architecture allow to minimise the environmental impact by efficiency and moderation in the use of materials, energy, and development space and the ecosystem at large, protecting the environment and natural resources.