Negombo is a well-known fishing town and also famous tourist destination. It is an ideal beach for morning or evening walks and witness breathtaking sunsets.
There was once a small fishing town that became the first resort of the country. It was used as the main export port for cinnamon by the Portuguese, the Dutch and the British.
The town of Negombo is worth a visit for its colonial charm. The sandy beach is frequented by tourists and locals and you will find many fishing boats lined up on the shore. This place is best spot for kite surfing, snorkeling, scuba diving.
This beach town is easily accessible from E03 expressway while leaving from Colombo to the airport or after arrival in Sri Lanka.
Best Time To go Negambo beach, November – April (Winter Season) and May – October (Summer Season). The Negombo Beach Festival is held on every consecutive year in July.