Colonial style property in the Ella Gap.

Relax and unwind in this eco-friendly resort which is nestled within a 98-acre colonial tea estate in the Ella Gap. One of the region’s most sought-after properties in Sri Lanka, 98 Acres provides guests an elegant and distinctly Sri Lankan experience. It only has 28 rooms and these are set in two-storey thatched buildings that seem to cling to the hillside. Each room, from Standard to Premier Deluxe, has unbeatable views over the surrounding landscapes and a charming vibe with dark wood furnishings and a furnished balcony.

Meals are served at Restaurant 98, yet another spot where you can enjoy the views. You can choose from either Sri Lankan or international cuisine so there is sure to be something to suit your tastes. We particularly love Bar 98, an open-air venue that has been contructed using reclaimed timber and railway sleepers. This is rustic chic at its finest. The bar menu features a range of cocktails and mocktails, wines and spirits.

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Key information

Close to the town of Ella, in the beautiful Hill Country

Airport transfer time: Approx. 6 hours from the airport
Rooms: 28

Good to know

Compulsory Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve gala dinners, supplements apply.

Accommodation information

Just 28 rooms

Activities

• Explore the local area on foot or by bike • Spot some of the 63 species of bird on a bird watching trip* • Learn new culinary skills during a lesson with the hotel's chef.

Dining

Restaurant, bar

What's included

Breakfast at Apsara.

Meal upgrade options (per person per night)

Half Board from £24 • Breakfast and dinner at Apsara.
Full Board from £29 • Breakfast, lunch and dinner at Aspara.

*Denotes local charge