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Lion's mouth Buddhist temple, Negombo


Visit Negombo


Negombo is situated just north of Colombo and is one of the region's most popular beach resorts. As such, Negombo is a handy place to start or finish a Sri Lanka holiday, thanks to the proximity to the Bandaranaike International Airport. The beaches here are some of the best on the west coast of Sri Lanka, with stretches of empty golden sand sat side by side with busy fishermen and their nets. Diving is popular and an old wreck just offshore serves as a reef for many interesting corals and species of fish.

The city of Negombo is also worth a visit. Notably quieter than Colombo yet still bustling with energy, there are reminders of the European colonial days when Negombo was the centre of the cinnamon trade. The intricate canal system implemented by the Dutch and a Portuguese fort ruin are the most obvious reminders, as well as the prominence of Catholicism in the city - the grand buildings of St. Sebastian's Church is well worth a visit.


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Top itineraries in Negombo

Elephants in Minneriya National Park, Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan Wildlife and Whales

9-day tailor-made holiday from £3,175 pp incl. flights

Experience the best of Sri Lanka's natural world as you explore the Sinharaja Rainforest, Yala National Park, and go whale and dolphin watching off the palm-fringed south coast.

Sigiriya Rock Paintings

Treasures of Northern Sri Lanka & East Coast

11-day tailor-made holiday from £3,990 pp incl. flights

Explore Sri Lanka’s temple-filled plains and verdant national parks, home to elephants and rare leopards, before relaxing on Passikudah’s dazzling white sands. Along the way you’ll stay at some of the country’s finest hotels.

Top places to stay in Negombo

Gardens & Pool, The Wallawwa, Colombo

The Wallawwa Hotel, Negombo

Historic hotel

Wallawwa Hotel near Negombo is located in a beautiful colonial manor house, in three acres of manicured gardens

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