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
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
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(home of ceylon tea) Didn't like the west coast from Negombo down to Matara too much - too touristy ...
Budet hotel in Hikkaduwa
's if everything goes smoothly. So if you'd prefer to break the trip up, you could have a night at Negombo (just ...
Arrival Sri Lanka - Negombo Beach and Beyond
After an hours flight from Kochi in India, we reached Colombo in Sri Lanka. It was quite a strange feeling leaving Mother India after a six week epic visit, but it was time to move out to a new destination ahead of us returning home. Our first evening in Sri Lanka was at the seaside town of Negombo ...
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