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98 Acres Resort Sri Lanka

Overview of 98 Acres Resort

Experience the beauty and serenity of Sri Lanka’s scenic hill country within the luxurious comforts of a boutique hotel par excellence. 98 Acres Resort and Spa is an elegant, chic hotel that stands on a scenic 98 acre tea estate, surrounded by a stunning landscape.

The uniquely designed resort blends well with nature, and consists of charming chalets mostly made of recyclable substance. Discarded railway sleepers are put to good use in the making of decks and walls at the resort. Rough, hewn granite lend simple elegance to the floors of chalets adorned with thatched roofs of ‘Illuk’ straw that adds to their rustic beauty. The exquisite country side, breathtaking views and exciting nature trails will assure you of a memorable holiday at one of the most breathtaking Ella hotels in the region.

Featuring among Ella resorts, 98 Acres Resort and Spa is easy to locate right across and facing ‘Little Adams Peak’. The resort is easily reached from any location below: 


  • 2 km from Ella junction/railway station (5 mins)
  • 10 km from Bandarawela (30 mins)
  • 63 km from Nuwara Eliya (1.30 hours)
  • 140 km wild life sanctuary Yala (2 hours)
  • 237 km from Bandaranayake International Airport (5 to 6 hours)
  • 200 km from Colombo (5 to 6 hours)
  • Helicopter ride from Colombo – About 45 minutes (Resort owned Heli-Pad)


About the Area

Ella is a small village located among the peaks of Sri Lanka’s central highlands. This sleepy village is nestled in a valley peering straight through the Ella Gap to the plain nearly 1000m below and across to the coastline. Apart from the mesmerizing natural views, Ella is surrounded by hilly countryside perfect for walks; through tea plantations, waterfalls, ancient temples and artifacts. With a handful of shops, hotels and guesthouses, Ella still remains a remote hamlet. This hidden sanctuary with the perfect climate is probably one of the best-kept secrets of the country and is easily accessible from the comfort of our Ella resort in Sri Lanka.


weather

The climate at 98 Acres Resort and Spa remains a comfortable 20-28 degrees Celsius throughout the year, thereby giving the weather in Ella a ‘not too cold, not too hot’ comfort factor.The weather pattern in the locality of the resort is recognized as being the most comfortable in the entire country.


Excursions

Ella has plenty to offer that could keep you fascinated and occupied during a few nights’ stay. Apart from the mesmerizing views of mountains and tea estates, the region provides shelter to many precious flora and fauna. In addition to simply unwinding in the cool climes you could set out on a trekking adventure or safari to a nearby wildlife sanctuary as part of excursions in Ella to discover and experience some of these delicate wonders of nature up- close.


Spa 98

All herbals and other treatment ingredients are made from tea and other herbal plants planted on our very own 98 acre tea estate making it a truly unique Ella spa resort to come home to. Enjoy the breeze, stay relaxed and experience the warmth of the spa with magnificent views across the valley.


Things to do around 98 Acres Resort

  • BIRD WATCHING
  • THE TEA STORY
  • HIKING & TREKKING
  • ARCHERY
  • BIKING
  • LOCAL EVENTS
  • HELICOPTER RIDES
  • COOKING WITH CHEF

Accommodation of 98 Acres Resort

Grand Executive suite


This elegant and spacious suite: the master bed room is situated on the upper floor with living and outdoor dining area and opens out to the private plunge pool and wooden deck with outdoor seating and with pool beds with the stunning views of the Ella Gap & the small Adam’s peak. On suite large bathroom with shower, provided with hot & cold water. And the annexed bed room is situated in the ground floor with an attached bathroom and a balcony with the same view to the tea plantation and the view of small Adam’s peak.


The suite is equipped with a kitchenette with cutlery, glass ware & crockery and includes a butler service.Guests have the option of booking this unit as a double suite or can be converted to accommodate four persons in the entire unit.


Suite Facilities


  • Private Plunge Pool
  • Large Balcony with 2 sunbeds
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Master bed room
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave Oven
  • Coffee machine
  • In room Tea/coffee making facility
  • Cutlery & Crockery
  • King Size Luxury Bed (7 feet * 7 feet)
  • Wooden flooring
  • Hot and cold water
  • Private Ensuite bathroom with luxury amenities
  • Large balcony with 270 degree view of The Ella gap
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • 40 inch LED TV with cable TV
  • DVD Player
  • Bluetooth sound system with subwoofer
  • Lounge Area with Sofa
  • Writing Table, Wardrobe and Luggage Rack
  • Fans
  • In room safe
  • Mini Fridge
  • Hair Dryer
  • Umbrella
  • Rechargeable Torch
  • Complimentary Bottled water
  • Iron and Ironing Board
  • Annexed bed room
  • Balcony with 2 easy chairs
  • Two single beds (36"x78 " each)
  • Laminated wooden flooring
  • Private En-suite bathroom with luxury amenities
  • LED TV with cable TV
  • Mini Bar
  • Umbrella
  • Fan
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries
  • Free Wi - Fi
  • In room tea / coffee making facilities
  • Complimentary bottled water



Greenland Suite


Green Land Suite - is spacious & offer direct views of the Ella Gap & the small Adam’s peak in Ella. Spacious balcony or the terrace offering the ideal place to relax and watch as the sun rise & the panoramic view of the hill range of Ella with surrounding of tea plantations. Large bathroom with shower, provided with hot & cold water. The suite is equipped with a kitchen & pantry with cooking facilities with all cooking equipment's provided in the room with cutlery & crockery.


Suite Facilities


  • Self – cooking facilities with kitchenette
  • Microwave Oven
  • Bread Toaster
  • Cutlery & Crockery
  • King Size Luxury Bed (7 feet * 7 feet)
  • Hot and cold water
  • Private Ensuite bathroom with luxury amenities
  • Large balcony with 270 degree view of The Ella gap
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • 40 inch LED TV with cable TV
  • DVD Player
  • Lounge Area
  • Writing Table, Wardrobe and Luggage Rack
  • Fan
  • In room Tea/coffee making facility.
  • Mini Fridge
  • Hair Dryer
  • Umbrella
  • Rechargeable Torch
  • Complimentary Bottled water
  • Iron and Ironing Board



Honeymoon Deluxe


Each of the spacious deluxe rooms has its own private living area and offer breathtaking views of the Ella Gap and the Small Adam’s Peak Mountain that makes it one of the most preferred Ella hotels in Sri Lanka to stay at. The balcony is ideal for lingering over breakfast, to watch a sunrise or to simply gaze at the magnificent Ella mountain range surrounded by well maintained tea plantations. The rooms have beautiful polished timber floors and elegant furniture made with discarded railway sleepers. Walk barefoot and feel the soothing comfort of the floors! The bathrooms are finished in rubble stone and include a separate traditional stone shower and oversized bathtub with hot and cold water. The unique wash basin and tap made of stone is sure to amaze you! 


Suite Facilities


  • Verandah / balcony
  • King sized bed (72w * 78h inches)
  • Wooden flooring
  • Walls finished with cut stones
  • TV / lounge area
  • Private Ensuite bathroom
  • Traditional stone shower
  • Specially designed wash basin and tap made from stone*
  • 40 inch LED TV with cable TV
  • Mini Bar
  • In room safe
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries
  • Free Wi - Fi
  • In-room tea / coffee making facilities
  • Complimentary bottled water
  • Free of charge daily house keeping facilities
  • Umbrella
  • Rechargeable Torch


Premium Deluxe


Premium Deluxe rooms– are spacious & offer direct views of the Ella Gap & the small Adam’s peak in Ella. Spacious balcony or the terrace offering the ideal place to linger over long breakfasts or to relax and watch as the sun rise & the panoramic view of the hill range of Ella with surrounding of tea plantations. Large bathrooms with large shower with the mountain view Provided with hot & cold water. The rooms have beautiful polished timber floors and balconies are laid with polished titanium floor​


Suite Facilities


  • Large Balcony overlooking the Ella Gap and Mini Adams peak
  • King sized bed (96w * 78h inches) or two single beds (48w * 78h inches)
  • Wooden flooring
  • TV / lounge area
  • Private En-suite bathroom with rain shower over looking the Ella Gap
  • Specially designed wash basin made from stone
  • 40 inch LED TV with cable TV
  • Mini Bar
  • In room safe
  • Hair dryer
  • Umbrella
  • Rechargeable Torch
  • Toiletries
  • Free Wi - Fi
  • In-room tea / coffee making facilities
  • Complimentary bottled water
  • Free of charge daily house keeping facilities
  • Balcony – 2 arm chairs , 2 sunbeds



Superior


Each of the spacious Superior rooms has its own private living area and offer breathtaking views of the Ella Gap and the Small Adam’s Peak Mountain that makes it one of the most preferred Ella hotels in Sri Lanka to stay at. The veranda is ideal for lingering over breakfast, to watch a sunrise or to simply gaze at the magnificent Ella mountain range surrounded by well maintained tea plantations. The rooms have beautiful polished timber floors and elegant furniture made with discarded railway sleepers. Walk barefoot and feel the soothing comfort of the floors! The bathrooms are finished in rubble stone and include a separate traditional stone shower with hot and cold water. The unique wash basin and tap made of stone is sure to amaze you!


Suite Facilities


  • Large Balcony overlooking the Ella Gap and Mini Adams peak
  • King sized bed (72w * 78h inches)
  • Wooden flooring
  • Walls finished with cut stones
  • TV / lounge area
  • Private En-suite bathroom
  • Traditional stone shower
  • Specially designed wash basin made from stone
  • 40 inch LED TV with cable TV
  • Mini Bar
  • In room safe
  • Hair dryer
  • Umbrella
  • Rechargeable Torch
  • Toiletries
  • Free Wi - Fi
  • In-room tea / coffee making facilities
  • Complimentary bottled water
  • Free of charge daily house keeping facilities



Standard


The standard rooms at 98 Acres Resort and Spa are bright and cheery, offering excellent views of the Ella Gap and Small Adam’s Peak Mountain and designed with modern amenities that set it apart from the rest of the hotels Ella has to offer. Spend more time over breakfast in the spacious balcony and enjoy the views of the Ella mountain range. The titanium finished, polished cement floors offer a certain rustic element to each of the standard rooms that is truly Sri Lankan. Relax in a chair or sit at a table turned out by craftsmen using recycled timber from discarded railway sleepers. The bathrooms are finished in rubble stone and include a separate traditional stone shower with hot and cold water.


Suite Facilities


  • Verandah / Balcony
  • Queen sized bed (60w * 78h inches)
  • Laminated wooden flooring
  • Private Ensuite bathroom
  • Traditional stone shower
  • LCD TV
  • Mini Bar
  • In room safe
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries
  • Free Wi - Fi
  • In room tea / coffee making facilities
  • Complimentary bottled water
  • Free of charge daily house keeping facilities



Dining of 98 Acres Resort

Restaurant

Restaurant 98 is elegantly designed and built on a hillock overlooking mesmerizing scenery that gives you an exquisite experience of Ella dining. Enjoy the great views that stretch across the horizon while you engage in a dining experience unlike ever before...Select from a wide variety of dishes that include Sri Lankan, Continental and Far Eastern delicacies. Be sure to savor their signature dishes including specialty tea soups and sauces.


Bar 98

Bar 98, a luxury experience among pubs in Ella, is uniquely designed and constructed using recycled timber from old railway sleepers. Stay comfortable as you select from our extensive list of wines and spirits. Be sure to enjoy their range of ‘Tipsy-T’ mocktails, cocktails and fine selection of teas.

Facts of 98 Acres Resort

City - Ella City

Category - Boutique Hotels

Distance from Colombo - 211 km (5 h 42 min Drive)

Distance from Airport - 209 km (5 h 49 min Drive)

Price Guide - Rates on Request

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