Our recommendation

98 Acres Resort

98 Acres Resort is a stunning, luxury boutique hotel set on the hill amongst lush tea plantations and a tea factory. The 12 room eco-friendly hotel benefits from stunning and glorious views of the mountains. Accommodation is in individual stone chalets.

Melheim Resort

Melheim Resort is a modern, nine-room hotel set on top of a hill and surrounded by a forest reserve. It offers stunning views across the highlands and surrounding landscape. The views can be captivating, with morning mists and vibrant sunsets.

The Dutch House

The Dutch House is a three-bedroom boutique villa, combining traditional and Dutch styles in its design and furnishings. It has a luxury feel with tasteful interiors and a beautiful garden, with stunning views of the surrounding hills and mountains.

Kirchhayn Bungalow

Kirchhayn is a charming and rustic refurbished planter’s bungalow set within a 50-acre Aislaby tea estate. with breathtaking and scenic views of the surrounding hills. Refurbished recently, it was previously owned by a British planting family.


Ambiente is a small and friendly guest house that has magnificent views! The rooms and facilities are simple but the views are breathtaking. The house is placed on a ridge high above the village of Ella, overlooking the scenic Ella Mountain Gap.