Negombo is located at the mouth of a lagoon with the same name, about 37 kilometres north of Colombo. It has nice sandy beaches and good hotels. Most tourists use the town for the first or the last night of their stay in Sri Lanka as it is only about 7 kilometres from Bandaranaike International Airport.
From the Negombo Travel Guide
Average cheapest prices by month for budget accommodation in Negombo
Expensive room but very near the bus stand in negombo. The room is not very clean. I think the price is not real to the service provided. Is possible to use the fridge and some kitchen items. If you need to stay there to take the bus the next day is a good alternative, if not, I would go to the beach to look for a more cheap place. ... more
A friendly, clean, family run guesthouse, conveniently located along the main strip in Negombo. ... more
Good value for money and a fairly spacious room with hot water and a nice balcony. It was hard to tell if the bedclothes had been freshly washed or not but the rest of the room was clean. The guesthouse is located in a reasonably convenient location, around a 15-20 minute walk from most of the restaurants. Service in the guesthouse was good. ... more
warning to all women travelling to negombo sri lanka
I have just been a victim of a 'Grooming Plot' in Negombo by a local tour guide family trying to gain visas to The West etc and in my case the UK. These people also con women out of money ...
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Probably you can chill out in Negombo area which is close to airport....Night life? i doubt very much in Negombo.There are many hotels in this area. This area is a bit far from the city and takes about 1hr to reach the city. Incidentally, since you will be visiting in Dec, please check visa ...
6 Months walking in Asia, the video
, rajastan, manali, mc leod ganji, varanasi, calcutta , SRILANKA. negombo, unawatuna, matara, arugam bay ...
Kandy, Our Cool Hilltop Retreat.
We had decided to get the local bus from Negombo to Kandy and so checked out promptly and went for some breakfast at a small local restaurant. We were immediately approached by a tuk-tuk driver who had seen we had all our bags and we said no thank you, maybe later. He then hung around outside while we ...
Posted in Powered by Noodles by Chelsandliam
3rd Day:6.12.2009 While we were in Negombo, we didnt even took time for first swimm in Indian Ocean and this was the reason why we decided to cycle first day or two on west coast. Our first goal was Anuradhapura in north/central part of island buit we couldnt reach it in one day. After breakfast we hit ...
Posted in 3rd Trip by Mitja