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Experience the vibrant spirit of the Sinhala and Tamil Avurudu like never before as Mount Lavinia Hotel undergoes a magnificent transformation into your very own “Avurudu Maha Gedera” this April. Nestled in the heart of Colombo, this iconic hotel invites you to immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of Avurudu festivities curated by none other than the esteemed Chef Publis, a luminary in Sri Lankan cuisine.

Chef Publis, renowned for his mastery of authentic flavours and unwavering commitment to preserving local traditions, leads the charge in crafting an exquisite array of homemade sweetmeats, ensuring a hassle-free Avurudu season brimming with culinary delights. Anura Dewapura, the Chief Operating Officer of Mount Lavinia Hotel Group, expressed, “as a beacon of tradition and warmth, Mount Lavinia Hotel is delighted to extend a familial embrace to all our guests this Avurudu. Whether staying with us or simply joining in to relish our sweetmeat spread, we aim to evoke the comforting essence of home for everyone.”

Step into the enchanting world of MLH Avurudu Maha Gedara “Kavili Kade,” set to debut on April 7th with Mr. Ratnapala Samaraweera, Chairman of Maliban Group of Companies, gracing the occasion as the Chief Guest. Located in the hotel courtyard, this cultural hub promises a delectable assortment of traditional sweetmeats from April 7th to 13th, 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM daily. Amidst indulging in nostalgic games and a special drinks menu from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, guests can savour refreshing herbal concoctions, immersing themselves in the essence of Avurudu.

For those unable to partake in person, Mount Lavinia Hotel presents "Kavili Orders," delivering Avurudu delights directly to your doorstep. Choose from meticulously curated packages featuring an assortment of treats, including Kokis, Kevum, Kalu Dodol, Pani Walalu, Milk Toffees, and Asmi. Orders, accepted until April 10th, 2024, and the hotel offers delivery exclusively within Colombo city limits for a nominal fee.

Indulge in a grand buffet on the auspicious day of Avurudu, April 14th, accompanied by live traditional music and dancing, embodying the spirit of inclusivity and togetherness. Anura Dewapura adds, “we eagerly anticipate hosting our guests for an unforgettable Sinhala and Tamil Avurudu celebration, where our rich cultural heritage, culinary expertise, and heartfelt hospitality converge to create moments of unity and joy.”

Experience the magic of Avurudu at Mount Lavinia Hotel, where over 210 years of history blend with modern luxury, offering guests an unforgettable retreat steeped in tradition, history, and elegance, all against the backdrop of breath-taking ocean views.

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