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, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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    Travel Blogs from Ella

    Tea country Ella to Kandy

    A travel blog entry by ggoat on Apr 07, 2015

    14 photos

    ... a fantastic Lump of Rice which consisted of all sorts of rice and curry goodness cooked in a banana leaf.

    The train system in Sri Lanka seems steeped in colonial nostalgia - the offices and signs not have been changed for 50 years. I thought that it might just be Ella because it is the major stop on the tourist route, but all along the route to Kandy each station looked much like I imagine it has for ...

    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 ...

    A cool change

    A travel blog entry by sarahmatler on Jan 28, 2015

    6 photos

    Getting to Ella was breath of fresh air after a week along the coast we were ready to get away from the relaxing beaches and into some of the nitty gritty stuff! Up in the hills the temperature drops to a reasonable low 20 degrees and cooler by might. I must say we were excited to get into some cosy clothes and sleep under a blanlet. Not to mention the concern of mossies is no longer an issue. Ella is a ...


    A travel blog entry by planetgeli on Dec 07, 2014

    3 comments, 5 photos

    ... from the bush by a brave worker who was helping to clear scrubland. We also saw many crocodiles, from a safe distance, some cool grey Monkeys and a few Mongooses. But most of all we saw birds, hundreds of them, and spectacular ones at that. Many eagles. Black Kites. Kestrels. My favourite, the Red Lapwing. Pelicans. Swallows! Egrets and storks. Many storks flying in groups which was pretty impressive. And tons more I can't remember and really need ...

    Tuk Tuk Safari from the Beach to the Mountains

    A travel blog entry by nicole.lindsay on Nov 30, 2014

    5 photos

    ... like that make foreign women, like myself, feel uncomfortable. He swiftly apologized but it got me thinking about how local Sri Lankan people come to the conclusion that type of questioning is ok... And the perception of Caucasian women who travel their country. The other part of the journey that I struggled with are the presence of street dogs. About every 100m, there lies or hobbles a dog... All stray and 80% with mange, malnourished and with some ...