Habarana Village by Cinnamon 

Savour the rustic charm

Designed to look like a village at one with nature, this low-key retreat is close to the beautiful Habarana Lake.

Featuring views out over Habarana Lake and modelled on a traditional Sri Lankan village with small chalets dotted through the lush landscape, Habarana Village is adjacent to Cinnamon Lodge and is a paradise for nature lovers. Like its neighbour, the resort gives you the opportunity to experience the beauty, wildlife and tranquillity of the region once you've returned from exploring the incredible sights of central Sri Lanka. There’s a delightful restaurant but, for a real treat, you can enjoy dinner in the beautiful treehouse private dining venue, or perhaps beside the lake.

Why we love Habarana Village by Cinnamon

  • It has a superb setting on the edge of a lake, with acres of wooded grounds that’s a haven for birdlife

  • The Cultural Triangle’s main sights are within easy driving distance, with the elephants of Minneriya almost on the doorstep

  • After a day of sightseeing or nature-watching, you can retreat to the award-winning spa for a soothing Balinese massage

  • The private dining experiences includes romantic dinners in a lakeside treehouse or breakfast by the water

4 stars
Dec - Mar
Colombo 10½ hours
Adjacent to Cinnamon Lodge, on the shore of Lake Habarana, approximately 15 minutes from Minneriya National Park
Approx. 4 hours by road from Colombo airport
All Inclusive Option

This resort has earned internationally recognised certification that conform to standards set by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council.



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There’s a buffet restaurant, a lounge that serves drinks and snacks, and a great little bar for post-exploration cocktails.

El Hena
Breakfast, lunch and dinner buffets, with live cooking stations, are served in the open-sided restaurant, which has a terrace beside the pool. There’s a wide choice of international dishes, plus traditional local favourites prepared by a cook from the nearby village.

Ritigala Pauwwa
In the relaxed bar, award-winning mixologists shake cocktails and mocktails, and you’ll also find local and imported spirits, liqueurs and fruit juices.

From 11am to midnight, the poolside lounge area has a menu of hot drinks and a tempting range of hearty snacks.

Be sure to try one of the private dining experiences, which include lively family barbecues and candlelit treehouse dinners overlooking the lake.

What's included

Half Board • Breakfast and dinner at El Hena.

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Full Board • Breakfast, lunch and dinner at El Hena
All Inclusive • Breakfast, lunch and dinner at El Hena • Local spirits and beer and select soft drinks 10am to 11:30pm • Morning and afternoon snacks.

The treatments at the delightful award-winning spa take much of their inspiration from traditional Balinese techniques, and the therapists are all Balinese-trained as well. Get your relaxation journey started in the sauna and steam room before indulging in a massage, body scrub or wrap that will leave you floating on air.

There’s space for up to two children in all the accommodation and the option of interconnecting rooms for larger groups.

Compulsory Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve gala dinners, supplements apply.

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