Royel River Resort

Address: Royel River, Ella, Sri Lanka | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Royel River, Ella, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Rock Sound, and Tarpum Bay.
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    Travel Blogs from Ella

    You need an umbrella in Ella

    A travel blog entry by sophie.morris on Oct 12, 2015

    ... direction from which he came and starts beckoning us. So, we decided to follow him. The man spoke very little English but that didn't seem to be a problem until he came to a sudden halt and was pointing at a scar on his foot. "Cobra, cobra", he was saying... It soon transpired that there were cobras all around us and the man had been bitten by one not so long ago, and ended up in hospital for 23 days. Crikey. Please don't get bitten by a cobra, I was saying to myself. Anyway, ...

    Tea, Trails and Trains.

    A travel blog entry by thorben79 on Aug 28, 2015

    15 photos

    ... and, like, just chill!" Enough said. the popularity with the backpacker set, has led to a mushrooming of guesthouses and two ugly larger hotels, completely out of scale and character with this small village, plus it means that half of the place currently is a building site at varying stages of completion with the main street billowing with huge dust clouds every time a bus or truck passes. It's the only place in Sri Lanka where I felt ...


    A travel blog entry by kirstgra on Apr 21, 2015

    2 comments, 20 photos

    ... 9 Arch Road' or this blog would likely to talking about a fruitless hike to the 9 Arch Bridge!). While we were checking it out, a train went over the bridge and it explained why the train takes double the time of the bus between here and our next stop!! It was so slow I had time to get my camera out, take a photo and still have the entire train in shot........but the views are apparently incredible from the train and based on the view that ...

    A Passion for Picnics

    A travel blog entry by jaseross on Mar 14, 2015

    28 photos

    ... was simply delicious and you can see why he is running the busiest restaurant in town. The Chill Bar is a wonderful place to hang out but the beer comes in at 1.50 and when I can get it for just 1 up the road, in the company of local people then you know where this tight-**** is going to be headed.

    Back in the local boozer we immediately met Ryan, a Sri Lankan man of 53 who was incredibly proud of being 5th generation Irish (which I take to mean that one of the planters had ...

    Plantations of Old Ceylon

    A travel blog entry by kvolsky on Feb 26, 2015

    24 photos

    ... Wandering a little off trail we soon come upon some women harvesting tea leaves and they teach us the their technique. They use a long stick to make sure the level of the tree stays even. They lay the stick down and are only allowed to pick the leaves that extend above the stick line. Detoured way off course to observe the picking we need to climb straight up the hill to get back onto the main path. My graceless clambering through the trees is a great source ...