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Negombo Beach

Negombo, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #5 of 8 Attractions in Negombo
Type: Beaches
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Kathmandu, Nepal
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107 reviews 107 reviews
33 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

Unless you are staying in a beach front big hotel, its very little to enjoy. The beaches are good but the water was rough and dirty. There is a lot that people and Govt can do to improve the beaches and make it more attractive.

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Beijing, China
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14 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

the sands were not soft and too much rubbish,you can not swim in the dirty sea water.local people took wedding photoes in there.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

Nice beach but bit littered, lots going on there, they had Kite flying contest,Sri Lanka nation kite flying compatision, there were hundreds of kites, it was beautiful seeing them all flying. Lots of local people with their family's at weekends

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Ipswich, Australia
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15 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This beach has golden sands and lovely sunsets but there is a lot of rubbish washed up. Hotels keep their sections of the beach very clean, but it is clearly a working community.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

beauty full see splash looks like haven on earth.so i rejoice my self with this beauty.and i had a great good time inside hotel.because of comfortable rooms and smiling staff.i had a very good experience of having food in restaurant because there standard of food and presentation is very good.

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

There in July, so maybe not at it's best. Nice sand, sea too rough to go in, stayed at hotel pool. May have been me, but couldn't relax, felt I needed to stay on guard from hawkers etc

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This beach is close to the main Katunayaka Airport.The Negombo beach is a popular tourist attraction.The beach is full of locals, tourists,hotels and eating places.A must for tourists.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Beach very crowded with Sri Lankans today! Lovely to see...big family groups enjoying the beautiful breeze and cloudless and sunny sky. Today is a Sri Lankan national kite-flying competition...some of the biggest and elaborate kites I have ever seen...teams of up to 6 people to launch them!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Negombo is the perfect first stop for first time visitors, even better than the bustling Colombo. The beach is quiet and beautiful; the people are nice and friendly. What else can you ask for?

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Bangkok
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

not really a place to swim although the sunset are good. There are many better beaches in this beautiful country. Prices in Negombo has it nicknamed by the locals as 'little Europe'

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