Ella Jungle Resort

Nestled on the banks of the Kirindi Oya River in the idyllic hill country hamlet of Ella, 6 hours’ drive from the eclectic cosmopolitan gardens of Colombo, the ‘Ella Jungle Resort’ entices those seeking to escape the city smog and reboot amidst nature’s tapestry.

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Cocooned amongst woodlands vibrating with birdsong, gurgling mountain springs and sparkling streams, ‘Ella Jungle Resort’ is a pastoral illustration straight off a children’s picture book. At this sleepy hideout where the measuring of time is done only by the rising and setting of the sun, your days will be spent between kicking back and rambling.

The Experience

Bedecked with wooden furnishings to complement the natural surroundings, the 12 chalets at this adventure resort brims with a rustic charm, revelling in eco-friendly designs. Equipped with 2 floors, each chalet features a balcony with a view of the river. Well-ventilated, the parquet-floored chalets are fitted with private bathrooms and mosquito nets.

Having bagged the Sri Lanka Tourism Award for the ‘Best Host Hotel - Adventure Sports’, ‘Ella Jungle Resort’ offers a gorgeous array of recreational choices. Seek the thrill of the unknown with an adventure activity such as hiking, trekking, rock climbing or caving. Those wishing for a more laid-back vacay, can bask in countryside rambles, bird watching strolls and village walks. This award-winning hotel also offers Yoga and meditation programmes designed to soothe your shop-worn soul.

Around and About

From green-tinged streams that spread like fine lace, to blue mountains melting into hazes, Ella is picturesque by any standard. Consume the feeling of countryside colours whilst hiking up Little Adam’s Peak or Ella Rock, weaving your way amongst tea gardens and waterfalls. Get a glimpse into the mesmerizing architecture of old Ceylon at the fabled viaduct of the Demodara Nine Arch Bridge that features nine sky bridges. Marvel at the majestic beauty of waterfalls such as Diyaluma and Ravana Ella. Take a ramble in the scenic Ilukpalassa village or trek though the lush jungles of Warakara.

As you tuck away into a picnic lunch under the cool forest canopy, the silvery roar of waterfalls and swirls of birdsong come together to choreograph your thoughts.

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