Fronting onto a tranquil lake in Sri Lanka’s picturesque north central province, Habarana Village by Cinnamon allows you to reconnect with nature in a warm, inviting, family-friendly setting. Built to evoke the feel of an authentic Sri Lankan village, Habarana offers an alluring blend of comfort and rustic luxury, complete with resident monkeys and the occasional wandering elephant, not to mention wholesome locally grown food and a selection of world-class leisure facilities.
Holiday resort information
Eagle LodgeFamilies or groups of friends who want to stay in an opulent suite fit for royalty are sure to love Eagle Lodge. Measuring a palatial 1125sqft in size, this lake-view lodge boasts a king-sized four poster bed, an open-air bathroom with outdoor showers, indoor tub and Jacuzzi, and a gracious sitting area where you can relax and unwind with your loved ones.
Another wonderful way to relax is by heading to the Azmaara Spa, a two-storey wellness centre located at the end of the resort’s verdant gardens, bordering its sister hotel. Come here for a truly indulgent pampering, whether you are in the mood for a massage, a sensual couples’ therapy, or perhaps a facial, body wrap or spa mani/pedi.
During your time in this magical village-style getaway you can also enjoy a variety of fun outdoor pursuits. These include tennis, lawn cricket, volleyball, and badminton. A cycling and jogging path circles the bounds of the resort.
You can also embrace Habarana Village’s spectacular location by going on nature, culture and adventure trails and arranging special romantic treats such as treetop and lakeside dinners or even a champagne breakfast.
El HenaEl Hena is the resort’s main restaurant, a sprawling buffet eatery that faces out over the resort’s swimming pool, lush gardens and lake and allows you to feast on resplendent international spreads at breakfast, lunch and dinner. The veggies, spices and other ingredients are locally sourced, and one of the cooks even hails from the neighbouring village.
PanthaliyaWith a name that translates as ‘village chalice’, Panthaliya is an ultra-classy a la carte restaurant that offers delectable all-day dining from 10am to 6:30pm. There is an impressive snack menu to choose from, as well as an array of refreshing hot and cold beverages, and the selection of mains includes such tantalising delights as braised wild chicken and pan-fried lake fish fillet served with herb rice.