Ella (meaning is water fall) is one of tourists’ attraction in Badulla District. It is above 3415ft above sea level Rich Biodiversity, flora and fauna thick forests and tea plantations are some of characteristics in the area. Cooler climate in the surrounding will relax you.
Also southern plains of Sri Lanka can be seen and there are several attractions in close proximity of area. Dhowa Buddhist temple, situated at Dhowa,(Badulla Bandarawela Road) Nine Arches Railway Bridge, constructed at Demodara is a marvellous creation.
Ravana Ella (Falls) is 82ft high approx. Ravana was a king of Sri Lanka and this Water fall had been named in his name. The Ravana cave (11kms away from Bandarawela) is also a famous tourist attraction which is located 4490ft above sea level . Evidence about human habitation in this cave before 25000 years have been revealed.
Ella Govt. Rest is the most old hotel/restaurant in the area and now there attractive hotels and restaurants which can be booked through world famous travel agents with the visitors’ views.