Cinnamon Lodge, Sri Lanka
Perfect for a peaceful escape or a wildlife adventure, the Cinnamon Lodge is a 37-acre property, set within a magnificent, luscious, forested land, home to 138 species of exotic birds and 2 species of primates. Surrounded by magical nature, you can't help but to unwind. This eco-friendly resort has its own environment centre that is dedicated to nurturing the extraordinary surrounding landscape and the animals that live within it.
The Azmaara Spa is enviably located to provide beautiful views of the resort; setting the scene for a serene, pampering experience. Choose from a range of natural treatments including, Balinese massages, rejuvenating scrubs or cleansing wraps before unwinding in the pool, sauna and steam room. There are plenty of facilities at the kids play area to keep your children entertained. The Tree Top Conference Hall is an incredible site with sweeping views across the idyllic resort, ideal for your next important meeting or event.
Experience some of the best scenery and wildlife that the island has to offer by taking a nature trail in one of the three nearby nature parks. Between July and September you are likely to witness an unforgettable spectacle as the elephants move towards the lake during the dry season. You can also arrange an elephant ride or safari to get up close to these glorious creatures. On a culture trail you can sample village life or visit historical sites, such as Sigiriya. Get your adrenaline racing by rock climbing or taking a hot air balloon ride.
Rooms at the Cinnamon Lodge are beautifully refined and understated, but boast the same character and charm as the rest of the resort. Each room is luxurious, with divine amenities and captivating views across Habarana Lake. Experience pure bliss with an in-room massage. Upgrade to a suite for more living space and a personal butler service.
Dining at Cinnamon Lodge is a complete delight. Treat yourself to an intimate champagne breakfast by the lake, a meal for two in the majestic treehouse or a romantic dinner under the stars. Ehala is the resort's open-air buffet restaurant, offering a mix of authentic Sri Lankan flavours and international dishes. The Lotus is an organic fine-dining restaurant serving produce from the on-site farm. For a laid-back dining experience overlooking a glistening pool, choose The Veranda, where you can choose between eastern and western cuisines. Tuskers bar is a colonial-style bar.
The Cinnamon Lodge is the perfect base to explore Sri Lanka's ancient sites, wondrous landscape and breath-taking wildlife.