Discover the tranquility in the midst of lush greenery.
A chalet-style hotel spread over 27 acres wooded garden amidst of greenish of North Central of Sri Lanka. After being to this lovely place you will wonder why on this earth this area is referred to as dry zone as it is a perfect blend of nature, culture, and history.
This eco-friendly gate away surrounded by more than 2000 tall trees and home to water monitors, squirrels, birds like kingfishers, monkeys, serpent eagles(dhandu lena) and many wildlife.
Among them, the most lovely animal was a tamed giant squirrel which came close to us many times. The environment was abundant with monkeys, they don’t harm anyone so this place best suit for the guest who loves nature.
The buffet is amazing and offered multiple cuisines. There were 5 action counters and separate salad counter as well. The breakfast buffet was exceptional. Guest can choose Sri Lankan /English breakfast based on their preference. The juice corner had seven different fresh juices together with herbal drinks (koladenda, belimal). The Hoppers.WOW !! They offered the best variety of hoppers we have ever seen. there are three types of hoppers namely “pani appa”, “karapincha appa”, beetroot Egg Hopper.
Simply, It was one of the best buffets that we enjoyed.
The pool was large and stunning. ????
We hired cycles and cycled to the village. We enjoyed the sunset as well. ?? ?
You can enjoy the Island gateway with an elephant ride. This is a popular activity among tourists. ? ? ? ?
There is an “onchilla “/ swing which you can sway in the wind. You can climb up the ladder to the watchers tree to capture the scenic view of the lake.
Rooms of the lodge have designed aesthetically and located on the ground and first-floor level where guest can grab the true feeling of the environment.
Cinnamon wellness retreat/ spa was Ayurvedic and it relaxed our mind and soul.
We had a wonderful time at the Cinnamon Lodge and the stay itself is a great introduction to Sri Lanka
Nearby places to visit
•Minneriya National Park – 9 Km
•Sigiriya, an ancient fortress – 16 Km
•Pidurangala -11.2 Km
•Dambulla cave temple – 31 Km
•Ritigala Monastery – 38 Km
Air-conditioned room with a private balcony.
Spa and wellness center ?
Tennis court ??
Outdoor pool ??