Guide to finding places to stay in Ella

The town of Ella has been a traveller’s favorite hill country village for decades. The scenery through Ella is strikingly beautiful, and on a night with clear skies travellers can even catch a glimpse of the refined Great Basses Lighthouse located off the town of Hambantota in the south of Sri Lanka. A little bit of adventure awaits those who enjoy hiking and discovering nature’s best. Travellers can enjoy leisurely strolls through tea plantations, ancient temples, and even breathtaking waterfalls.  For those who look forward to feasting on a Sri Lankan meal, can enjoy a home cooked meal and even extend the pampering with an Ayurvedic spa treatment.

In the recent years there has been a marginal increase in hotels in Ella. From five star resorts to budget hostels, travellers are spoilt for choice with places to stay in Ella.  We recommend a stop in the town while travelling to Nuwara Eliya,especially for those seeking a little bit of adventure.

Hotels and Resorts

The town of Ella offers many 3-5 star hotels and resorts for tourists. For those looking for relaxing holiday with a touch of luxury in Ella, we recommend the 98 acres resort and spa. The resort stands on 98 acres of misty highlands in Ella, promising perfect scenery.  The secret Ella resort is a close second in our bookmarks, with amazing scenery, charming service and luxuries accommodation. Other accommodation options include The Mountain Heavens, Feeling Good Resort and Hotel Heavens Edge to round up the top 5.

Budget hotels and hostels

For budget travellers, we recommend the budget hotels and hostels located in Ella. Travellers have been most impressed with Ella’s cozy bed and breakfasts such as Beauty Mount Tourist Inn, Sun top Inn, and Travel Rest Inn. We recommend you check online reviews prior to booking any budget hotel or hostel.