Minara, Bopath Ella is a nature friendly "Adventure Base Hotel" on the banks of Kuru Ganga over looking the mesmerizing Bopath Ella waterfall. It is about the only hotel in Sri Lanka that offers a magnificent view of a waterfall wrapped in the sounds of nature, 24 hours of the day, year round. 4 kilometers away from the Kuruwita town, the hamlet where Minara is located is also known as Bopath Ella. The environs of minara offers the perfect nature friendly, seclude but yet comfortable surroundings that has been aptly described in tourist literature as one of the most picturesque places in Sri Lanka. Popular among foreign as well as local tourist, Minara provides the perfect hide away to relax and enjoy nature's beauty. The hotel offers privacy and comforts in a homely atmosphere to blend in with its surroundings with a personalized and friendly service.
May it be your honeymoon, weekend of relaxation, exploring the wilderness, taking part in adventure or even for workshops and receptions minara provides the facilities and services to satisfy all and their needs, importantly ensuring privacy for the guest.
Nestled among steep valleys, blue ridged mountains, paddy fields, rubber plantations, jungle patches, streams and rivers in the district of Ratnapura, minara is a 20 minute drive from Ratnapura. Traveling from Colombo the travel time to traverse the 89 kilometers will be 2 hours. During the Sri Pada (Adam's Peak) season, the hike to Adam's Peak from Bopath Ella via Erathna is an adventurous and interesting hike.
Minara Bopath Ella Accommodation
12 Rooms, all with a view of the water fall. Rooms are with:
Attached Bathrooms with hot & cold water
The restaurant provides a magnificent view of the water fall and the lush green surroundings. The sounds of water and the wilderness provide soothing music to make it an unforgettable experience.
Special buffet and BBQ arranged for groups
Minara Bopath Ella Facilities
Overlooking the breathtaking view of Bopath Falls and blending with the sounds of cascading water and music of birds, dining will be an unforgettable experience at this well maintained country styled restaurant.
Special Buffet arrangements for over 30 persons can be arranged on request. Experience the magic of a BBQ by the waters edge (on request).
The tempting cuisines include Eastern, Western, Chinese and the authentic and traditional village type Sri lankan food with a personalized service provided by the friendly staff. Your choice of food could be ordered with advance notice.
The favorite dishes from our menu in the past have been -:
The Carrot and Orange soup
Fillet of Mullet with creamy Mushroom Sauce
Grilled Tuna and Mash Potatoes with rataloley
King Fish Steak
Grilled Pork Chops
Mixed Grill Platter
Marinated Grilled Chicken with roast Potatoes
Chicken Cordon Blue