Located in the western coast of Sri Lanka, and at proximity to the Bandaranayake International Airport, Negombo beach is the ideal destination to let off some steam after a long flight. Here are a few things you should know before you visit the beach.


Boasting golden sands and spectacular views, Negombo beach offers a tranquil setting for you to unwind and relax. The beach is also used by local fishermen to dock traditional sailboats and the scene you get here is very scenic and blissful.

Things to do

Visitors to the beach could just lie down and relax basking in the tropical sun. one could also go for a swim, play in the waters or even join for a boat ride with the local fishermen. Another popular option would be indulging in a luxurious stay at any of the resort properties located close to the beach.

Things to remember

If you are planning to go in for a swim be mindful about the weather and do not to venture far into the open waters. Make sure that you wear suncream before sunbathing since the tropical sun can be a bit unforgiving at times and you may end up with sunburns.

Where to stay

There are plenty of accommodation options close to the beach but if you are looking for a luxurious retreat, make sure that you stay at a high-end resort property the likes of Heritance Negombo. While booking, be on the lookout for hotel offers in Sri Lanka which could let you indulge in exclusive privileges
at lucrative rates.