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Arawe Retreat

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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
1 night minimum
Bungalow
Arawe is a newly renovated 150-year old nature cottage located around 400m from the centre of Ella. The cottage stands on a 5-acre land overlooking a rice paddy field and is the only guest accommodation on the property. It is home to many local birds and creatures and affords a refreshing nature retreat while being within a close distance to all that Ella has to offer. Come to Arawe and experience Sri Lankan culture, food and enjoy many beautiful sights in Ella. 19-minute walk to the Nine-arch bridge 275 m to Ella Spice Garden 2.3 km to Little Adam’s Peak ...Arawe is a newly renovated 150-year old nature cottage located around 400m from the centre of Ella. The cottage stands on a 5-acre land overlooking a rice paddy field and is the only guest accommodation on the property. It is home to many local birds and creatures and affords a refreshing nature retreat while being within a close distance to all that Ella has to offer. Come to Arawe and experience Sri Lankan culture, food and enjoy many beautiful sights in Ella. 19-minute walk to the Nine-arch bridge 275 m to Ella Spice Garden 2.3 km to Little Adam’s Peak More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Smoking is not allowed in the rooms.
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Ishaanke D
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2018
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Reviewed February 27, 2021

I usually travel to chain hotels since we got the kid because they mostly ensure all the safety and cleanliness policies. But thought of trying out Arawe Retreat and it turned out to be the best decision and if we missed it it would have...More

Date of stay: February 2021
1  Thank manishae2014
Reviewed March 11, 2020

I stayed at the retreat for few days, absolutely a blast. Perfect location, very close to the town centre and the railway station. The room is authentic, comfortable and spot on. The view here is spectacular, very calming, such a peaceful place. Was an experience...More

Date of stay: March 2020
Thank 791zamfird
Reviewed November 7, 2019

Party of 4 staying in Ella for 3 nights. To start our second leg of our journey, we were greeted by Jethes & Lalith when we arrived at the beautiful Arawe Retreat. They helped us with our suitcases & showed us around the 2 apartments...More

Date of stay: November 2019
Thank Badgerr123
Reviewed September 3, 2019

We were welcomed by everyone the evening we arrived and shown to the accommodation, which is a beautiful bungalow in a stunning tranquil setting. The property has been tastefully done, with such beautiful pieces. The bathroom is unique too. The curry was delicious, as was...More

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank Lesley J
Reviewed March 21, 2019 via mobile

Our stay at Arawe Retreat was made memorable by spectacular food, warm hosts, and gorgeous countryside. The cottage is lovely but it will be the rich tastes, laughter and sound of frogs and night birds under the sugar moon which made our stay a standout.

Date of stay: March 2019
Thank L P
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Reviewed March 6, 2019 via mobile

We stayed four nights at Ishaanke’s place and had a wonderful time, not only because there is so much to do in Ella, but also because the host and staff did everything they Could to make it as enjoyable as they good. Breakfast is just...More

Date of stay: March 2019
1  Thank AmsterdamSamP
Reviewed October 6, 2018

I loved my stay at Arawe Retreat from start to finish. The host, Ishanke offers free pickup service from the Ella railway station so it was nice to be taken directly to the cottage after a 9 hour train ride. The cottage is clean and...More

Date of stay: September 2018
1  Thank Wanderer823222
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

My partner and I loved the cottage, the location and the food. It was a great experience and I definitely recommend Arawe Retreat for anyone who is visitng Ella!

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Nilukshi88
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

Great location with breathtaking views. Ideal place to have a relaxed holiday with family. The staff were friendly and helpful. Have already booked my next holiday with Arawe retreat in November

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank fahla746
Reviewed September 28, 2018

Booked this place because of the price, so I wasn't sure what to expect. I was blown away by how wonderful the retreat was - friendly staff and beautiful surroundings. Definitely a nature retreat; there were always birds singing and occasionally I saw wild deer...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Balcony
Suitable For Children Under 5
Housekeeping Included
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Mountain Views
Parking
Private Garden
Safe
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
Wi-Fi
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Shops and restaurants are within walking distance.
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Car not needed
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