Situated on the west coast (35 km north of the capital Colombo) and close to Bandaranaike International Airport. It is an important economic centre in Sri Lanka.
Negombo is a vibrant major tourist destination in Sri Lanka with a rich cultural mix of ethnic minorities, religions and life style. Its sandy beaches, its water sports activities, catamaran rides, restaurants and spirited bars are a good reason to spend some time in Negombo.
In season, the fishermen pulling their nets from the sea is entertainment on its own, well worth seeing. The fish market (the second largest in the country), give the opportunity for tourists to meet fishermen and to get the understanding of what their life is all about.
If you like cooking and enjoying an authentic fishing families fresh fish, prawn curry, this is the place for you!