Scruffy, uninteresting beach with little to attract it. Hardly worth going except to see the sunset.
Most visitors choose to stay around their hotel's pool for swimming and sunbathing as the sea can be rough and the beach hawkers can be a pain. After a day or two of saying "No" to the hawkers they leave you alone and walking along the seashore, looking out across the Indian Ocean is lovely. A trip out on one... More
One of the non commercial beaches of Sri Lanka. The blue ocean is spread across and there are not many places on the beach. The beach is peaceful and one can enjoy the sound of the sea thoroughly,
Having seen some other beach on Sri Lanka, Negombo is just fine but not more. Unfortunately it is not very clean. The plus is the fun sailing boat tours some locals offer.
Negombo was the last place in Sri Lanka we have visited, and the only one we regret we have visited. The ocean and beach are dirty and there are hundreds of locals on the beach who want to take your money selling everything from cigarettes to seashells/coconut sculptures. Comparing to the rest of the island everything is much more expensive... More
Nothing much to write home about. the place was congested with a lot people going around particularly the local populace. When compared to the beach at Colombo this does not score any mark. I will not say that this is a must see attraction.
I wasn't really expecting much from Negombo considering it's "Negombo" but the beach about 2 minutes walk from my homestay, Beach Monkey, was good for sunset viewing. Considering that the Negombo Beach Park area has lots of people, mostly locals having a swim or picnic, the South of the park was very scenic during my short stay. I was impressed... More
Whilst walking I observed lost of activity on the beaches. There are lots of fishing boats towards the Muslim quarter, a must buy for the fish lovers. As the tide was coming in teams of 'Crabers' were to be seen digging in the sand chasing and catching the crabs by hand, these also you could purchase. It is nice to... More
Lovely beach, miles of sand nice view of Sailing boats and fish can be bought fresh off the beach fishermen.
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