Cinnamon Lodge Habarana

Cinnamon Lodge Habarana is the centre of Sri Lanka’s cultural triangle that is made up of Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa and Kandy; therefore the perfect epicentre to explore the glorious past of Sri Lanka. The hotel boasts a large outdoor pool, a butterfly garden and 3 dining options. Being located in tranquil surroundings, Cinnamon Lodge is also the ideal location for corporate meetings, brainstorming sessions, CEO/CFO forums at the ‘Tree Top’ conference hall that is able to house a 100 on theatre style. Unwind, relax and enjoy the bliss inducing body therapy and signature treatments at the Azmaara spa.
All 137 chalets are carefully prepared to provide absolute intimacy and comfort, making Cinnamon Lodge an all suite resort with large rooms giving guests the luxury of space and indulgences.

  • Superior Rooms

The 68 Superior Rooms overlook the lush vegetation of the Cinnamon Lodge Habarana. Spacious and comfortable, all rooms have a bedroom with living area, and feature bathrooms with a large shower area.

  • Deuxe Rooms

The 63 Deluxe Rooms overlook the scenic grounds of Cinnamon Lodge Habarana and include either a balcony or verandah. Spacious and comfortable, all rooms boast of terracotta and timber floors, and have a bedroom with an elevated bed and living area, and DVD player. The stylish bathrooms feature a bathtub and separate shower area.

  • Suites

The suite categories Include 4 Deluxe suites (Ebony, Ivy, Cedar and Satin) and 2 Superior suites (Banyan and Tamarind) that open out to the beautiful views of the gardens and the Habarana Lake. The Superior Suites are spacious, consisting of one bedroom and equipped with all amenities expected of a five star resort. The Deluxe Suites are complete self-contained units which take up the ground and first floor levels of a chalet, with an exquisite master bedroom upstairs and a second bedroom downstairs, as well as a lounge and dining area. The bathroom adjoining the master bedroom features a Jacuzzi, separate shower area, double sinks, and spacious dressing and storage areas for that extra touch of comfort.

Restaurant Ehala offers buffets with international and themed dishes, while The Lotus caters Western culinary delights and local contemporary cuisine. Beverages can be enjoyed at cafe Veranda or bar Tuskers.

  • Ehala Restaurant

Located just next to the swimming pool, the open-air restaurant, Ehala serves lavish buffets for breakfast, lunch and dinner. It features an eclectic mix of international cuisine with made-to-order stations and an area entirely devoted to exquisite desserts.

  • The Lotus

Cinnamon Lodge Habarana’s premiere restaurant, the Lotus serves a stylish and healthy take on traditional, local and international favourites. The Lotus is one of the few restaurants in Sri Lanka to offer “Organic fine dining”  with fresh produce coming from its very own farm everyday.

  • The Verandah

Bistro-style dining and a menu inspired by eastern and western favourites make, The Verandah the perfect spot for late-night dining, a light meal or a coffee and a decadent dessert.

  • Tuskers

With a wide selection of international spirits and bartenders who can mix a cocktail for any mood or occasion, the Tuskers is a great place to start the fun or finish the day.

  • Sports

Enjoy a game of tennis, go for a scenic jog, or sweat it out on our badminton court. One does not need to give up your sporting habits at the Cinnamon Lodge when on holiday! For those who would rather exercise their minds, there’s backgammon and chess.

  • Swimming Pool

Our large, uniquely designed swimming pool, abutting the Ehala and Lotus restaurants, has an adjoining shallow pool for children. Grab your swimsuit and jump right in. Or order a drink from the Tuskers Bar nearby, and catch up on your reading whilst sunbathing.

  • Gift Shop

Our gift shop offers you a wide range of superbly crafted souvenirs for friends and family back home. Choose from wooden carvings, textiles, quality clothing, leather items, spices, and knick knacks from the neighbouring villages.

  • Butterfly Garden

Spread over 10 acres, the butterfly garden allows guests the opportunity to immerse themselves in the serenely colourful world of butterflies. The habitat, filled with more than 300 specialized host plants that bloom and beckon to the colorful denizens of the breeze. Also on offer are the services of the hotel’s resident naturalist, to make the study of natural beauty an education as well. As guests wander along the carefully created garden trails, they will not cease to be amazed by the gentle flapping wings of butterflies as they alight to dazzle and delight passersby with their iridescence.

  • Organic Farm

On a land of 10 acres, the organic farm at Cinnamon Lodge Habarana produces its own vegetables, fruits, dairy products and honey, all of which are produced adhering to organic principles. Do not forget to ask for a tour of the organic farm next time you visit the resort, and pick and choose your own vegetables and fruits and have it prepared and served at any of our a la carte restaurants as you wish.

  • Hiriwaduna Trek

A trek to a typical Sri Lankan village is almost time travel, going backwards to explore what this island was forty years back. A trek along the bund of a historic man-made reservoir and you cross the water on board the village boatman’s catamaran. Traditional smiles, hospitality, untouched villages and the rural fragrance of Ceylon all packed into a three hour walk.

  • Bird Watching

A walk in the grounds at Cinnamon Lodge is an ornithologist’s delight; being home to over 100 species of dry zone avifauna, bird watching walks with a naturalist is a ‘must-do’ at Habarana.

  • Hot Air Ballooning

Launched at day break, the hot air balloon rides take you on amazing views over rural Sri Lanka while you enjoy a bird’s eye view of the villagers waking up, lush green surroundings, the stillness of endless paddy fields, and at a distance – the silhouette of the 8th wonder of the world – the Sigiriya fortress.

  • The Sigiriya Rock Fortress

Sigiriya is a rock fortress, an ancient palace built by King Kasyapa , surrounded by the remains of an extensive network of gardens, reservoirs, and other structures. The unique irrigation system and architectural wisdom evidenced through the Sigiriya rock fortress continues to awe inspire many archaeologist to this day. Sigiriya is also renowned for its ancient paintings (frescos), which are reminiscent of the Ajanta Caves of India. It is one of the eight World Heritage Sites of Sri Lanka and is also the eighth wonder of the world.

  • Wildlife Safari Minneriya

Among many water birds, reptiles and monkeys, Minneriya is home to the largest congregation of elephants in the wild during the mid-year drought. Considered to be one of the largest gatherings of Asian elephants in the world, this amazing wildlife mega event is now tagged by ‘Lonely Planet’ as the 6th greatest wildlife spectacle in the world. Peak window to experience the Gathering is from July through Mid-October and thereafter at Kaudulla National Park.

  • Other activities

Tennis court, Billiards, Cycling, SPA and wellness centre, Massage, Games room, Library, Garden, Terrace

Azmaara SPA Our Spa is unique and bestows you with the most beautiful and comfortable feeling that you always yearn to sense that gushes forth from the miraculous hands of the therapists. We invite you to come and experience a feeling you have never felt before. SPA Treatments:

  • Massages
  • Body Scrubs and Wraps
  • Manicure and Pedicure
  • Facials
Cinnamon Lodge Habarana is a 25-minute drive away from Minneriya National Park., 155 km from Katunayake International Airport, 155 km from Negombo city and 172 km from Colombo city.