Negombo Beach, Negombo

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Popular because of its proximity to the airport, Negombo Beach boasts a long and broad stretch of golden sand lined with resorts, bars, and restaurants. Although it attracts fishermen and people who fly into town, the sheer size of the beach makes it easy to find a quiet spot and relax. Take a long, peaceful walk beside the shore, or hang out in a beachside bar and people-watch. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Negombo holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Negombo Beach and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Negombo beach can spoil the impression of Sri. Can look at the ocean and everything. If you came for the beach and ocean, down below to the South. This city exclusively to "rest up" before travelling to Sri, because it is closer to the airport than Colombo.
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  • The beach very windy is unable to swim. EK beach chairs. The hotels own beach. On the beach a few merchant.
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  • Beach itself is beautiful, however water is poluted and you are constantly beeing attacked by hoards of self-proclaimed tour guides, guys with cobras in a baskets and all kinds of food and beverages s...  more »

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Where to stay in Negombo

Its proximity to the airport and its coastline mean that Negombo now offers a long list of places to stay. The mix of accommodations in town remains pretty good, with the focus of many lying understandably on the coast. Family-run guesthouses and welcoming homestays provide the best options for those looking for budget-friendly accommodations, with some right on the beachfront, and others just behind on the side streets, nestled among shops and restaurants. Luxury options come in the form of resorts, set both on the beach and on the side of tree-lined boulevards inland.
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