Habarana Village by Cinnamon

Standing serenely amidst the exotic woods of Sri Lanka’s dry zone is ‘Habarana Village by Cinnamon’. The village style resort delights in a sunbaked backdrop located 180-KM from the fashionable milieu of Colombo.

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Sitting on the border of a lake, ‘Habarana Village by Cinnamon’ is infused with elements of an authentic Sri Lankan style village. Poignantly rustic designs effortlessly fuse into modern comforts, bringing forth a world – evocative and luxurious. The tranquil resort rejoices in a slow-paced, homespun character.

The Experience

The cottage style rooms and lodge-like suites at ‘Habarana Village by Cinnamon’ are scattered over quiet, tree-clad paths; each sporting the concept of ‘rural and plush’. The superior rooms are arranged in rows and clusters to bring groups of people travelling together into a closely-knitted mini hamlet. Facing a glass-like lake, the deluxe rooms are dressed in classical Sri Lankan tones and appointed with verandas and seating areas. Furnished with king size beds and open air bathrooms with cement tubs, these rooms emanate freedom. The Kingfisher lodge is flung off the beaten path, elevated a few feet above the ground level. Appointed with a private veranda, open air bathroom, living room and outdoor furniture, this picturesque lodge is ideal for romantic and family getaways. The Eagle lodge is lavishly furnished with a Jacuzzi, large bedroom and seating area. It commands direct views of the glistening lake.

The dining venues at ‘Habarana Village by Cinnamon’ are placed along a semi-circular belt around the poolside. ‘El Hena’, the main restaurant, basks in an open air ambiance and presents continental and Sri Lankan cuisine. Watch time-honoured, traditional recipes being brought to life with the right amount of spice and sour at the live cooking stations. A separate salad bar features freshly prepared greens harvested from the lush vegetable gardens of the village. ‘Panthaliya’, the coffee shop, serves light snacks and pots of caffeine. ‘Matins’, the main bar, glasses out local and imported spirits, facing the poolside.

Have a long dip in the swimming pool in the afternoon, throwing a perfect finale to a sun-warm day. Settle into the soothing embrace of a massage at the ‘Azmaara Spa’ located on the further end of the tranquil gardens.

Around and About

The bosky landscape of Habarana enjoys a tranquil, sylvan character. Amble through the rustic trails that lead to velvety silence of the woods and discover a myriad of exotic birds. Be amused by grey langurs and toque macaques who sneak a look as they dart across high trees. Pedal through the untarred red paths, taking in the rural colours and stop by a roadside stall for a sweet king coconut drink.

Climb up the stairways of the Rock Fortress of Sigiriya marveling at ancient art and architecture. Witness the redolent beauty of the Lion’s Paw Gate, Mirror Wall, frescoes and ruins of the ancient citadel sitting between water, boulder and terraced gardens. Head over to the ancient Dambulla Cave Temple and immerse in its aesthetically pleasing Buddha statues and murals spread across a number of caves. Partake in an adventurous wildlife safari in the Minneriya and Kawudulla National Parks, exploring exotic animals and birds of the island.

You are wandering the lush jungles of Habarana on an eloquent afternoon. As charged winds whip about lofty trees, stripes of apple-green sky flash into being. Habarana – a soul-stirring oil painting materializing from the dry sod…

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Swimming Pool





Tea / Coffee Making Facility

Safety Deposit Box

Mini Bar

Telephone with IDD



Iron and Ironing Board on Request




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