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Negombo Beach

Negombo, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #5 of 8 Attractions in Negombo
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Andernach, Germany
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

The beach is wide and the sand has a redisch colour. It is very scenic also because of the catamarans. It is a very good destination to spend a couple of days.

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Manchester
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

Beach was shocking and full of litter and beach traders. It was like going to a third world country. I was just so disappointed

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Port Harcourt, Rivers, Nigeria
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Great wide and large beach with clear warm waters with ideal environment for all types of fun lovers!

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The beach isn't bad,a bit dirty,rubbish etc,watch out for the touts,they don't leave you alone,souvenir sellers to tour sellers,when you want a quiet stroll along the beach theycan bug the hell out of you.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Hotel went straight onto the huge beach. Watch out for the beach sellers they come out from no where . It's a public beach but plenty of space for everyone.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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30 reviews 30 reviews
30 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Negombo is situated just 20 minutes away from Colombo International Airport. Wide, Sandy beaches. Very much suitable for short beach stay after or before starting a tour. Lovely hotels and many restaurants for dining. I like this place a lot.

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Mississauga, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I took the tip from another traveller to launch our Sri Lanka trip from Negombo Beach. It is more quiet and a good way to ease into the trip ahead. Other than that, the beach was not very nice with litter on it. It did not make a nice impression. But it's close to the airport, and inexpensive to catch... More

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Lymm
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Just a good arrival or departure place due to its proximit to the airport. DO NOT SWIM as a local was swept away while we were there !!!!

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The beach is really nice but in fact the water was not clear. We were thinking of going diving but I doubt we would see much since the water was not clear enough due to the showers last days...

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Seville, Ohio
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

great sunsets and lovely walk along the beachfronts to see life of the locals, either fishing or playing at the waters edge

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