Cinnamon was discovered in Sri Lanka by Portuguese. They Identified it is a wild tree, researching its benifits and designing method to cultivate and harvest it. In time cinnamon cultivation and export became one of our prime assets as Sri Lanka produces 90% of world’s supply of true cinnamon.
This spice is used in savoury foods, has a fragrant aroma and is incredibly benificial for health, frequently in traditional ayurvedic remedies. Cinnamon isn’t as well known as its tea export counterpart. Many that live in and visit Sri Lanka are sure to see tea plantations and tea pluckers.
Cinnamon cultivation is very unique process, also a scarcely known operation. It is truely a one of a kind experience that is both interesting and different, but if we cannot get your attention with knowledge, then may be the cinnamon infused teas, cocktails or biscuits, 4 course lunch might be more appealling.
USD 60 – per person
Time – 1 Hour
Take a closer look at the cinnamon Experience the chain of events from the growing of the trees, harvesting, pilin and nally processing of the cinnamon in the aroma lied factory, just as it happened for the past 400 years. Understand the history behind this precious spice and where is is headed in the realm of Sri Lanka’s export priorities.
Cinnamon Experience with Lunch
USD 100 – per person
Time – 1 Hour 30 Min
If you have worked up an appetite with the cinnamon walk or simply traveling in for a meal, then book yourself in for a carefully curated 4-course Cinnamon in-fused lunch that lets you experience the true potential of the spice applied to food.Choose between Asian & Western cinnamon inspired cuisine prepared by our experienced chefs. Top your experience o with what is probably the best and the only authentic Cinnamon Ice Cream on the island! For groups larger than 20 pax, additional tables and amenities can be provided, subject to timely bookings and availability.
Cinnamon Sunset Tea
USD 60 – per person
Time – 2 Hour
Everyone can identify with a fragrant garden, with thebeauty of a sunset and with the quiet of nature. Watch the sun go down in the between the hills with breathtaking scenic views. Indulge in cinnamon infused high tea or your favourite cocktails and unwind the friends or loved ones.
Cinnamon Event Price on Request
Ideal For :Large Groups, Group Pax : 30 to 50 Pax
Ideal For :Large Groups, Group Pax: 30 to 50 Pax
Catering to large groups, the Cinnamon Experience isn’t just informative, it is also a hands-on once in a life time experience. We encourage participants to get their hands alittle dirty and strip down some Cinnamon sticks for them selves as our ancestors have done over centuries. experience is followed by a buet lunch or you may choose to indulge in a 4-course meal.
People never learn anything by being told, they have to find out for themselves. -Paulo Coelho
The Cinnamon Experience is hosted by Villa Mayurana, which is situated on top of a cinnamon hill with unique 360° views over the most picturesque part of Sri Lanka's South Coast, the Koggala Lake and the misty mountain ranges in the distance.