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Address: Negombo, Sri Lanka

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Nice place to stay near to airport

Great little resort that has been cleaned up a lot in the last few years. Plenty of options for budget and higher end accommodation.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Great little resort that has been cleaned up a lot in the last few years. Plenty of options for budget and higher end accommodation.

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Negombo
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

It is a beautiful beach. Very calm and quiet. You can find a lot of hotels and restaurants along the beach. Even small wayside carts selling Wade, Fried grams and Prawn Wade can be seen. A very large crowd of locals can be seeing in the weekends and it will not be calm and quiet back then.

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Negombo, Sri Lanka
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Negombo beach with Good waves for.. some go on Diving as there is an Old Ship wreck in the Sea and small part of it visible to the Beach. from October to March the Beach is fine. But from end of April to August end the Sea gets Rough. So it will not look lovely at this time. Good for... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Only walked on the beach for about 10 minutes on the way to dinner in the main street. Seas were rough and not suitable for swimming. Most beach front places were not open, some hotels had guests. I would not stay on the beach as you can't fully utilize the water. Probably ok for beach cricket and sunbathing. Lots of... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Pleasant beach to take a long walk down. You may catch school children nearer to the central area, but most of the beach is nice and quiet. I was here just to wait for my flight the next morning.

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Houston, TX
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

A lot of trash was washed up on the beach, which spoiled the overall effect. Not sure if I was there at high or low tide, but the beach drops off somewhat sharply into the water, which is a bit odd.

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Kent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Quiet, relaxing,plenty of shade if the sun gets to hot. Pools nearer to the beach beds rather that the sea. Beach haulkers can be a bit of a of a pain. But once the get the message you don't want to buy. They leave you alone. Be prepared to be asked to buy stuff by more the one beach haulker.... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Not the best beach in Sri Lanka, it does not compare to those South and East. Sea was not suitable for swimming with a very obvious under tow. It was nice to see a party of Sri Lankan school children enjoying the beach as the sun set building sand castles.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I stopped here to kill some time waiting for my early evening flight having checked out. The weather was not great when I visited and it was the eked so it was great to see the beach being used not just by tourists. The big hotel there was being rebuilt/refurbished. There were lots of the local "food carts", serving a... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This place has been transformed through the last few years. Now you can find many good restaurants along the road. Even though most of them are charging tourists prices but it is still cheaper than abroad.

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Address: Negombo, Sri Lanka
Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Negombo

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