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Special Ella Romantic Experience, 4 Days

 

Package program ( Prices start from: 265€ per person )

A scenic tea estate on ninety-eight acres of land in fascinating Ella, Bandarawela, Sri Lanka. Experience the beauty and serenity of Sri Lanka’s scenic hill country within the luxurious comforts of a boutique hotel par excellence. The starting price of the package includes a standard double room for 4 days with the Tea Story Tour and a biking tour to Ella mountain ranges. On your choice we can upgrade this package to a more luxurious superior, premium deluxe, honeymoon deluxe, Greenland Suite or Grand Executive Suite and include more in-house activities.

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 building materials. Discarded railway sleepers are put to good use in the making of decks and walls at the resort.

Rough, hewn granite lends simple elegance to the floors of chalets adorned with thatched roofs of ‘Illuk’ straw that adds to their rustic beauty. The exquisite countryside, breathtaking views and exciting nature trails will assure you of a memorable holiday at one of the most breathtaking Ella hotels in the region.

Things to do

Below you find some of the reasons why the surrounding vicinity of 98 Acres becomes an addiction, a wonderful holiday getaway and a paradise on earth for all who have been here. Let’s explore the surrounding locality, which is filled by inspiring landmarks, significant archaeological sites and an engaging neighbourhood inspired by wonderful personalities.

 The Tea Story Tour (Included for free as part of your resort package)

tea-plucking-98-Acres-Resort-and-Spa-ella-luxury-hotel-Sri-LankaTake a walk in the 98 Acre tea plantation with our expert during plucking time and admire the deft plucking of the standard ‘two leaves and a bud’. Take a moment to chat with a tea plucker, snap a picture to reminisce later and then continue to the resort owned “Uva Halpewatte” tea factory to see the withering process and subsequent steps involved in making plantation fresh tea. Uva Halpewatte Tea Factory is the largest tea factory in Uva province and one of the biggest tea factories in Sri Lanka.

The factory produces over 150 tons of tea per month and employs over 200 workers. The factory has won many prestigious awards for making superior quality “Uva Teas”. The tour will take you to each and every section and machinery and will give you a detailed explanation of each step of the tea making process.

Then continue to a delicious tea tasting session at the factory roof top café and experience the taste and aroma of freshly made Uva Tea. Breathe in the aroma of factory fresh tea and learn how to brew a good cuppa yourself! By the end of the day, you will have a good understanding of the steps involved in making quality Pure Ceylon Tea.

 

Exploring Ella mountain range on bikes ( Bike for 3 days included for free as part of your resort package)

biking adventure at 98 Acres ResortGet ready for a great biking adventure at 98 Acres Resort and Spa!

  • After a hearty breakfast, ride through tea plantations towards Namunukula mountain range (a distance of 13 kms).
  • Pedal hard to the Namunukula mountain range. On the way, take a break to view the Southerland Estate, the nine arch bridge, and then ride to the Demodara railway station to view the majestic Demodara railway loop. Back to the resort in the evening for a well earned rest!
  • On a Wednesday you can ride to the nearby Ella town to witness the fruit and vegetable fair.
  • There are plenty of amusements in and around Ella town. Ride along the windy roads and paths, take your time and enjoy!!!

 

Click here to download the full list of activities you can enjoy in Ella.

Is this tour for me?

Travel style: luxury

You will have a private vehicle with a specialist chauffeur/ driver just for you and your group. In most cases this is a saloon car or a luxury mini van. The chauffeur will provide you with the airport pickup or drop off.

Service level and accommodation: luxury

Comfortable star-class accommodations are provided. Standard are double rooms to share between two people. We only house you in hotels with 3-5 star category with the highest trip-advisor and booking.com reviews.

Comfort rating: 3-4 stars

We have picked the best room and meal combination for the best locations to spend few days of relaxing time in making your stay as much pleasurable as possible. You can always request our flagship hotels for more luxury and comfort.

Trip type: small private group

We specialize in private tours and resort packages. Small private group experience, max 16 people. When you book a tour or hotel package, you will be sharing your tour with that group only. You will not be part of a mega group rushing from one place to another.

Age requirement: 12+

Some walking and climbing steps, but accessible to most healthy travellers.

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Price includes :

  • We cover all costs included in your itinerary description inside Sri Lanka (no air fare)
  • Best reviewed and ranked boutique luxury hotels
  • Accommodation in shared double rooms on bed and breakfast basis in specified luxury hotels (can be upgraded on request)
  • Private luxury van, mini bus or car with an experienced driver and/ or guide with special tourist insurance
  • All government charges and taxes
  • Free complementary excursions and herbal treatments, massages and lunches
  • Extras on the way such as traditional delicacies and traditional handcraft souvenirs
  • Water and snacks on the way

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  • Price excludes :Medical/ travel insurance
  • Optional tours and activities that are not part of the complimentary offers that come with your package
  • Special permits including camera and video permits to designated sights
  • Tips and other expenses of personal nature
  • Entrance fees to national monuments, wildlife parks and other attractions that are not covered in your offer (can be upgraded on customer request)

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