Negombo and the island of Sri Lanka has so much to offer. Beautiful beaches, year-round warm weather, lush greenery, herds of Asian elephants and friendly people with smiles on their faces are some of the highlights. And if you are a sun worshiper or just want to curl your toes in the smooth sand, the city of Negombo is one place you should visit. Known for its fishing and lush coconut trees, you will experience the total packages. You are guaranteed to take the beach holiday spirit back home. So what are you waiting for? Plan your next holiday to explore this beautiful island and its city of Negombo.
Negombo City Guide
The city of Negombo is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Sri Lanka. It is on the west coastal line of Sri Lanka, 40 kilometers north of the capital city of Colombo and just 7 kilometers from the International Airport of Sri Lanka. You will find beautiful white beaches with a breeze that will caress your skin while the sun will warm you up in the evening. You can find fresh tiger prawns, calamari and lobsters among many other seafood as a lot of people in Negombo are fishermen.
List of Negombo Attractions:
- Ruins of the old Dutch Fort built by the Dutch
- Roman Catholic Churches built by the Portuguese
- Fisheries Port
- Muthurajawela Marsh off Negombo (Swamp of the Royal Treasure)
- Negambo Lagoon
- Gem Shops
- Authentic Sri Lankan Handicrafts
Negombo lagoon, which is filled with canoes and fish auctions on the shore is an interesting sight to see. There is a fisherman festival held in late July every year.
Browns Beach Hotel Negombo
Browns Beach Hotel Negombo is one of the most popular beach hotels in Negombo that will sure to fit your budget. Besides a great budget, Browns Beach Hotel Negombo has 140 beautiful rooms with ocean view. Sometimes the simple things on a holiday makes you feel like you are in paradise. Well your room comes with a luxurious rain shower. Trust me, it is heavenly!
When it comes to authentic Sri Lankan food, you will not be disappointed. The restaurant at Browns Beach Hotel combines the ultimate food experience for you. You can choose between International cuisine and local cuisine. You also have the luxury of tasting your meals while enjoying the ocean view.
In the evening you can enjoy a romantic stroll on Negombo beach and watch the moonlight reflect on the water. Entertainment by the beach won’t ever be boring either. There are live bands, piano music, magic shows, karaoke bar, beauty salon and cultural shows to keep you entertained.
Club Hotel Dolphin Negombo
At Club Hotel Dolphin you will find endless sunshine, sparkling sea and fishing villages. Just 20 minutes from the airport and 1 ½ hours from the capital city of Colombo, and located in Waikkal, this Negombo hotel is for the young at heart! Club Hotel Dolphin Negombo has 96 Deluxe Rooms with all inclusive resort offering you luxurious food, drinks, recreation and entertainment. For outdoor activities there are two outdoor swimming pools. One of these pools is the longest swimming pool in Sri Lanka!
Club Hotel Dolphin Recreational Facilities
- Live Music
- Animation Shows
- Fire Limbo
- Disco & Karaoke
- Beach Volleyball
- Bicycle Hire
- Horse Riding
- Water Polo
- Mini Golf
Jetwing Beach Hotel Negombo
Jetwing has a chain of hotels throughout Sri Lanka. Each hotel is unique and without replication. Every hotel has its own wonders to remind you that you are living your dream holiday. Their Negombo hotel Jetwing Beach too lives up to this standard. Jetwing Beach Hotel Negombo is also a member of Small Luxury Hotels (SLH) of the world. It is conveniently located in the coastal town of Negombo along the palm trees and sunny beach. One special thing about this hotel in Negombo is that you will find each room opening to your very own private balcony. This balcony or terrace also have the view of beautiful Indian Ocean.
Jetwing Ayurveda Pavilions Negombo
Jetwing Ayurveda Pavilions is a hotel with tranquility that is awaiting for you to be experienced. This is the first health holiday resort to be on the west coast that provides ancient Sri Lanka health treatments running back to thousands of years. It is designed for people seeking in-house Ayurvedic therapy in quiet, peaceful surroundings. A trained and experienced Doctor is in the hotel to cater your needs. Jetwing Ayurveda Pavilions will give you a quiet and an intimate experience where you can discover your inner self through yoga, meditation and music therapy. This hotel in Negombo is a total package packed with Ayurvedic experience!
Camelot Beach Hotel Negombo
Camelot Beach Hotel is a very homely Negombo hotel with an atmosphere for a great holiday on a small budget. This is also conveniently located close to the International Airport of Sri Lanka. You are guaranteed to get authentic Sri Lankan style hospitality that you won’t find anywhere else. If you have a high appetite for delicious food, you will be glad to stay in this Negombo hotel. You have the option to choose from the main restaurant, Lobby Bar and the Pool Bar.