Ella is a beautiful destination to visit if you would just like to rest and relax during your Sri Lankan holiday. Here are some of the places you can visit while you are in Ella.
Nine Arch Bridge
Built in 1921, the Nine Arch Bridge is a masterpiece of colonial era engineering. What makes it all the more unique is the fact that it is nestled in the lush wilderness of the island’s mountains. The passing of the train over the bridge has become a pretty famous sightseeing experience. Bring your camera along and snap some stunning pictures of the train chugging along, surrounded by the pristine beauty of Sri Lanka’s mountainside.
Scattered around and about the town of Ella are several popular guesthouses. Surrounded by the lush greenery of the tea estates and the resplendent vistas of the countryside, most of these properties conduct yoga, meditation and even spa sessions. Many travellers have been charmed by the warm hospitality offered at these establishments.
Cafes and Restaurants
The small town of Ella is home to a number of cafes and restaurants that serve some great Sri Lankan cuisine. From live bands to open mics to great conversation with fellow travellers, these spaces offer an interesting experience in the hills of Sri Lanka.
❂ Useful Tips:
- It is often during the high-season, which lasts from March to June and December to February, that these establishments really come alive.