Kingfisher Lodge

At a glance

  • Lake-edge resort
  • Close to Minneriya National Park
  • In acres of gardens

Facilities Habarana Village By Cinnamon

Ayurveda centre*, swimming pool, tennis and badminton courts, jogging and cycling tracks

Restaurants & bars

At the main restaurant El Hena, you can enjoy eastern and western cuisine at breakfast, lunch and dinner. The Ritigala Pauwwa Bar overlooks the pool. Award-winning bar attendants shake cocktails and mocktails, and the bar also serves local and imported spirits, liqueurs and fruit juices. At the Panthaliya Coffee Shop you can get snacks and hot drinks.  

Spa & wellness

Azmaara Spa \ Therapies at the spa: • Massages • Body scrubs and wraps • Manicures and pedicures • Facials • Specially designed packages

For Children

What’s nearby? While quiet and secluded, the resort is perfectly placed for exploring Sri Lanka’s biggest attractions. Within daytripping distance are the city of Anuradhapura, UNESCOprotected Sigiriya Rock, Dambulla Cave temple and the chance to go elephantspotting on safari in Minneriya National Park.

Tried and tested Whether it’s a special occasion or you’re simply looking for a unique dining venue, consider the resort’s treehouse*. Private family meals can be arranged in this tucked-away spot, which is lit by lanterns and looks down into the forest.

The sleeping arrangements Habarana Village offers lowrise chalets spread among the resort’s gardens. There are rooms and lodges available, all airy, rustic spaces with dark woods and terracotta furnishings. Superior Rooms are highly recommended for families – these spacious units are laid out in clusters or rows. Deluxe Rooms are even bigger and have separate living areas. Interconnecting rooms are available, and cots are free of charge for little ones. For families of four, the Kingsfisher Lodge Suite and Eagle Lodge Suite are popular options with added luxury.

*Denotes local charge