Formerly the Coral Gardens, Hikka Tranz by Cinnamon is a depiction of the culture and livelihood of Hikkaduwa and its surroundings. The hotel offers an elegant setting while the facilities available are ideal for a perfect beach holiday. With a number of room categories to choose from the hotel boasts of a range of dining venues that you can decide upon to suit your mood. From tasting delicious seafood dishes to enjoying a boat ride, Hikka Tranz by Cinnamon is ideal for a memorable stay down south.
A complete reflection of the surroundings of its location, Hikka Tranz by Cinnamon is situated in the beautiful and mesmerizing seaside resort town of Hikkaduwa which is found along Sri Lanka's southern coastal belt. The town is located approximately 99km away from Colombo while it can be reached via the Southern Expressway, the Colombo - Galle main motor way and also the Southern railway line. There are regular buses that run from Colombo Fort while taxis are also available to and from the airport.
A variety of guestrooms are offered at the Hikka Tranz by Cinnamon in Hikkaduwa. There are 140 superior rooms with colourful interiors, comfortable rattan furniture, soft linen and a balcony that overlooks the Indian Ocean. These rooms are scattered along 4 floors while facilities include air-conditioning, cable television, a DVD player, a well stocked mini bar, tea/coffee making facilities, complimentary toiletries and a hair dryer. There are 4 spacious deluxe rooms that are equipped with king sized beds while views of the ocean can be seen from 2 angles of the room. Standard amenities as well as a wider range of complimentary toiletries as well as bathrobes and bath slippers are offered for convenience.
Hikka Tranz by Cinnamon also boasts of a family suite where 2 rooms are interconnected with a superior room offering luxury and comfort. The living area and the bedrooms are adorned in lavish settings. Extra facilities include a bath tub and a kitchenette. There are also 4 corner suites with views of the ocean in two angles. These suites are an embodiment of comfort, luxury and space. Additional facilities include 2 large balconies, a Jacuzzi and a pantry.
Hikka Tranz by Cinnamon in Hikkaduwa comprises of a range of dining venues that you can choose from and experience some of the best flare around. 'Tranzfix' is a great venue to enjoy delectable Mediterranean style Tapas. In house chefs have created a flavorful Tapas menu with influences from France, Spain, Egypt, Morocco and so on. 'Crab' is the perfect spot to enjoy fresh seas food dishes with an Asian twist while the show kitchen is always a sight not to miss. 'Tranzend' is ideal for per-dinner drinks, cocktails and chilling out listening to some good unplugged local music. You can order from a wide range of local and imported spirits and beverages.
'Transfusion' which is the main restaurant of Hikka Tranz by Cinnamon comprises of seating options both inside and out offering a spacious atmosphere. Buffet style dining is available for breakfast, lunch and dinner while there are live action stations to have dishes according to your liking. There's also an a la carte menu which is available 24 hours a day with a range of salads, desserts, snacks, pastas and various mains. 'Transfuse' offers light meals, snacks and salads while you can also cool off with a drink at the bar. 'Tranzform' which is the hotel's wine and cigar lounge comprises of an extensive wine list from around the world while there are weekly wine tastings that you can attend. Private parties and wine dinners can also be hosted here. The cigar lounge is located next to the wine cellar while you can enjoy your favorite cigar in air-conditioned comfort.
Hikka Tranz by Cinnamon in Hikkaduwa also consists of a rooftop spa facility where you can enjoy the best treatment packages, a banquet hall and conference facilities, a fresh water swimming pool, a PADI certified Dive Centre and also an excursion counter.
A trip to Hikkaduwa will not be complete without a journey with the Marine mammals. With a sighting rate of over 90% when taking trips via Mirissa between the months of October to April you might be able to spot blue whales, sperm whales, humpback whales, killer whales, bryde's whales, common dolphins, spinner dolphins, bottlenose dolphins etc. You can also indulge in a 'Madu' river boat ride where you can witness a complete coastal ecosystem. The river covers a massive area while it also consists of about 15 islets. Hikkaduwa also offers glass bottomed boat rides where you can witness beautiful coral formations.