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Negombo Beach

Negombo, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #5 of 7 attractions in Negombo
Type: Beaches
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Kandy, Sri Lanka
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

I was at the Negombo beach with my wife, family and friends, we enjoyed the sunset but the overall experience was not that good, when you compare Negombo with other beaches like Gale Face, Negombo Municipal Council need to do lot more to bring it up to a good level. The car park was disorganized, there wasn't anyone to organize... More

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Manama , Bahrain
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

7 Attraction a must see in Negombo - Sri Lanka Negombo Fort In Negombo town, there are remnants of the Dutch fort built in 1642. Negombo had been ruled by the Portugese in ancient times; they built a fort for guarding the lagoon. Kelaniya Buddhist Temple Kelaniya Buddhist Temple, located 20 km south of the town, is also a popular... More

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Colombo
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

It is a good beach in Negombo, also known as brown beach. Usually crowded by local visitors. Hardly any foreign tourists. It is special on Sundays. Very long beach. Not a good beach for see bath. Can be modified as a good beach. Just a famous beach in Negombo.

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Ocala, Florida
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107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

The same as many beaches around the world. No local pride of place and a culture of leaning on tourists.

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Dammam, Saudi Arabia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I do like the breeze during early day time and late night , beach sand is not great. You might need to consider south side of Sri Lanka island for beaches

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Bangalore, India
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

The beach is well maintained. It is clean and safe even during the nights. Lots of families come in and you can see kids enjoying the waves and building the sand castles. It is not a place for people who love quiet and private beach. Police patrol the beach regularly. There are lot of sea side shops selling snacks to... More

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Greece
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Dirty, plastic-filled and locals tend to be quite intrusive! if you are female and solo, best to use it as a walking track than a sunbathing spot! Fork out a few dollars and use one of the classy hotel pools instead!

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

A Large Beach ......... Very Good For Beach Rugby , and for Sea Bathing , Surrounded with Great Hotels and Restaurants

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Hyderabad, India
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

I have been to few beaches in various cities and i rank the Negombo beach very highly. Negombo was our last stopover in Sri Lanka as we had a flight to catch early next morning. We spent an evening there and it was a very pleasant stay. Negombo beach is very clean and peaceful. You can enjoy a lonely walk... More

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

sri lanka is a lovly place to visit. we went to the elephant sanctuary,the temple of the tooth, the tea plantations, Kandy and Colombo which all are well worth visiting.

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