Luxury 98 Acres Resort And Spa vacations

98 Acres Resort And Spa

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Spread out over 98 acres of land (hence the name) in Ella, Bandarawela, this is the perfect place to experience the hill country of Sri Lanka. The resort is largely made up of recyclable materials and it blends in with the natural setting.

The chalets have thatched roofs, private decks and rustic charm. The 98 Acres Resort And Spa is a place to reconnect with the nature in a luxury setting. It’s so well reviewed it has pride of place in the top 1% of hotels on Trip Advisor.

While you’re in Ella you’ll want to explore the local scenery. You can go hiking, explore the local temples, try your hand at bird watching and take a helicopter ride.

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  • Luxury hotel in the Sri Lankan wilderness
  • Eco-friendly
  • Great food and drink
  • Reconnect with the natural world

Whilst the legal situation for LGBTQ+ people in Sri Lanka is less than ideal, travellers to the country will find a different reality as the majority of resorts and hotels provide safe haven for foreign queer people. Whilst some discretion is advised, Sri Lanka is an incredibly popular gay travel destination.


The standard rooms overlook Adam’s Peak Mountain and the Ella Gap. All rooms are decked out with luxury amenities. You can have breakfast on your balcony in the shadow of the mountain range.

The titanium, polished cement floors add a rustic and very Sri Lankan edge to the room. The bathroom has a stone shower and a rubble stone design.

All rooms include:

  • Verandah & balcony
  • Queen size bed
  • LCD TV
  • Free wi-fi
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Tea/coffee making facilities
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Premium Deluxe rooms offer spacious accommodation and excellent mountain views. The beds are king sized and the en-suite bathrooms have rain showers overlooking Ella Gap.

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Perfect for a secluded romantic getaway in Sri Lanka, the Honeymoon Deluxe rooms are elegant and spacious. When you open your sliding door in the morning to be greeted with mountain views you’ll feel like you’ve arrived in paradise.

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The Grand Executive Suite is the most luxurious suite at the 98 Acres Resort And Spa. The master bedroom is located on the upper floor. The living area opens onto a wooden deck with a private plunge pool. There’s an annex bedroom on the ground floor.

The layout of these suites is truly exquisite. Your balcony overlooks a tea plantation.

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Restaurant 98

Located on a hillock overlooking stunning scenery, this restaurant serves classic Sri Lankan cuisine along with Far Eastern and Continental. The tea soups are very popular.

Bar 98

A luxury bar in the jungle, what more could you want? This is a perfect place to enjoy a cocktail as you gaze out over landscape. Constructed from recycled timber, this bar is also very eco-friendly. The cocktails are are pretty good, too.

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Our Experts

Luke Matthewman

Luke Matthewman

Luxury Travel Expert

"We never get tired of sending clients to Sri Lanka, and there's something new to discover every time. For me, Anuradhapura is always a must-visit because of the sheer volume of cultural treasures. "

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Dionne Charles

Dionne Charles

Luxury Travel Expert

"Sri Lanka is the ideal place to pair with a trip to the Maldives, offering a dose of cultural stimulation following a sumptuous Maldivian escape. There's also a bounty of luxury properties in Sri Lanka. "

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We want to ensure you have the best experience with us so we’ll keep working on your itinerary until perfect. You will have your own personal dedicated member of our team who will help build the perfect trip for you.

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