Airport Transfers available
Offers peace & quiet
Various room types
Situated in just a stone throw away from the small city of Habarana, Saffron Nest provides an easily accessible setting for a stay. The bungalow is fully furnished and is ideal for a honeymoon couple or for a small travel group who are on the way to explore the cultural and historical cities of Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa.
Saffron Nest comprises of two independent cottages, both of which are of a colonial style and are completely independent of each other. A garden separates them.
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The first cottage comprises of a master bedroom with a double poster bed, a second bedroom with two singles, a lounge, kitchen and one bathroom. The second cottage is smaller, and comprises of one double bed, kitchen and bathroom. The bedrooms all have mosquito nets and AC.
Udu and his wife Thilaka will be your hosts and look after your every need.
Breakfast is not included and is available at the price of 450 rupees (approx. US3) per person. It is a full breakfast and well worth the price. Breakfast is served across the road at the Habarana Inn.
The main activity in the area lies around Habarana junction with a Food City for supermarket supplies, and other high street shops such as a chemists and a small restaurant/takeaway.
Habarana is on the route direct from Trincomalee to Dambulla. The bus stops at the Habarana junction for travellers who want to go to Sigiriya. Whilst going to Sigiriya would involve catching two buses, taking a tuktuk is shorter and quicker as they use back roads not practical for bus transport.
Habarana is 17 kms from Sigiriya, 19 kms from Dambulla, 54 kms to Polonarruwa and 82 kms to Trincomalee. It is a small town of only about 5,000 to 10,000 people. It is used as a base for visiting other places of interest such as Sigiriya Rock and Minneriya National Park. As such there are many hotels and guest houses in the area.