Negombo is located only 10 kilometers away from the Bandaranaike International Airport and about 37.2 kilometers from the commercial capital of Colombo. Thus is definitely worth a stop when visiting the island.
How to get there
Most hotels in the area arrange pick up from the airport and provide transport when travelling around the city. However, you can also hire a cab or take the free shuttle bus to leave the airport after which you can simply take a tuk tuk to your hotel. After that you can simply walk down to the beach.
Negombo is one of the first places visited by travelers when in the country, and is packed with a range of hotels and guest houses along the coastline such as Hotel J Negombo. Thus, whether you are looking for a luxurious villa or a cheap hotel in Sri Lanka you are sure to find comfortable lodging.
Things to do
The beach is perfect to go on a long relaxing stroll before an exciting trip on the island. You can also explore the serene beauty of the lagoon during your visit. Further, the weather in Negombo is favorable for watersports such as jetskiing and surfing.
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