6.73 km2 (6.46 sq mi)
The proximity to the international airport has made Negombo a popular stop for travellers who have just arrived in the country or are readying to leave. Take a stroll down its beach, interact with the local fishermen, dine at a seaside restaurant – Negombo has everything that you would need to unwind from the weariness of travel.
Travel to Negombo Take the Veyangoda-Katunayaka road from the Bandaranaike International airport and turn right to get on the Colombo – Chilaw Main Road.
Hamilton Canal Extending a total 120 km, this Dutch Canal connects Puttalam & Colombo through the sleepy beach town of Negombo. Explore the canalside and the nearby fishing villages on a bicycle which you can rent from the hotels.
Muthurajawela Wetlands Take a boat trip along the slow waters of the Muthrurajawela lagoon. The marshland is home to several bird species like kingfishers, purple herons, and cormorants, and if you are lucky you could probably spot crocodiles too.
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Enjoy a perfect vacation by the sparkling azure of the ocean at Heritance Negombo, a luxury resort that brings together an impeccable medley of Sri Lanka’s rustic beauty, architectural imagination and heritage.Book Now
Book your stay with Hotel J. This chic & upbeat hotel in the coastal town of Negombo packs great comfort, amazing seafood along with the little luxuries you would want to enjoy on your vacation – all at a budget.Book Now
Jetwing Hotels in Negombo
With over 25 hotels & villas in all the major cities of the island, Jetwing is Sri Lanka’s largest hospitality brand. Jetwing in Negombo promises abundant sunshine and salt coated sea winds rushing in from the Indian Ocean. Experience their legendary hospitality at Jetwing Beach, Jetwing Sea and the 5-star Jetwing Blue. You can also club your beach vacation with ancient healing with Jetwing Ayurveda Pavilion or spend it along the coastal lagoons with Jetwing Lagoon.Book Now
Enjoy a cosy stay with an endless view of the Indian Ocean. Make the most of your island vacation with the sea-facing rooms, a private beach to soak in the tropical sunlight, the choicest spread of food and breezy music.Book Now
Nestled in the fishing village of Talahena, the Arie Lagoon offers 55 elegant rooms with a choice range between deluxe and premier suites. The Family Deluxes with a spacious living area and two bathrooms are designed especially for families on vacation. What’s more, besides the excellent service, the Arie Lagoon offers excursions & water sports, free bicycles, a gym and also strategic access to the airport and the island’s capital!Book Now