Hotel Alta Vista

Ella Wellawaya Road, Ella, Sri Lanka | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Ella

Chilling in the Tea Plantations

A travel blog entry by wanderingbish


... and shouts. We waved back and then took a few snaps. This kids must have been a Sri Lankan super hero as within seconds he was down from his vantage point and on the tracks pretty much next to us, I was in genuine shock!
This kid was hilarious, his energy levels unreal and so passionate about both his country and also other countries. He wanted to know all he could about England whilst also showing off the numerous phrases he could say in a wide range ...

Peak view - Little Adams peak

A travel blog entry by eileen.bracey


... the paddy fields before starting its slow climb into the mountains. At some points as we slogged up the winding road, it seemed that it would be quicker to walk. Arriving in Ella, we walked up hill to the guesthouse recommended by Sarrath which turned out to be very pleasant. In the afternoon we set out for little Adam's peak, a short hike through a tea plantation up to a viewpoint over the valley we had just traveled up. Panting after ...

The long train journey

A travel blog entry by charlotterowley


... points room to look at the levers and the map. There were a lot of levers. How cool! We arrived by 10am, ready for our 10.54am train. Although it wasn't actually listed on the departure board - rather odd. I had prebooked first class tickets online. They had cost £8 each for the 6 hour journey. At the time (i.e. When in London and paying £20 a day to use the train to work) I thought that sounded like fantastic value for a 6 hour train. But ...

Shouldn't have ditched the Tuk Tuk!

A travel blog entry by lucifrost


... cup of their finest.

After, we returned to our ****** hotel to grab our bags and hailed a tuk tuk to the station, bound for Ella, a smaller village. The station was very interesting, bit of a time warp from when the British built it, still segregated waiting rooms for men and women together with the addition of a rest room for foreigners! We were told the train was 1 hour delayed because of the downpours, which then soon became 2 ...

HIdden Gem in the Mountains

A travel blog entry by lifeisawesome


... day well its been spent chilling out and making the most of the last of my time here. Later I will join Lotte for dinner and tomorrow we both head to Arugam Bay. Andrea and Thies we are looking forward to catching up with you and be sure to have the cold beers on ice for our arrival.

Its fair to say I have fallen in love with place. Its been reflected on to all the people I spoken too, my face lights up whenever I talk about this place offering up tips and ...

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This hotel is located on Ella Wellawaya Road, Ella.
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