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Negombo, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Absolutely a clean and beautiful beach that goes on for miles. Great for watching the sun set and picnics and just relaxing. Good for the entire family.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Perry H
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The seas were very rough and it was impossible to swim. There are no amenities on the beach and no shade. I knocked over by the first wave when I was only knee deep.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank F6400MXsuep
Reviewed yesterday

Seems to have more trash on the beach than in the past. Path from the road to the beach is particularly strewn with rubbish. In addition, high rise buildings are being constructed long the beach. Another island paradise ruined. If I want a Miami Beach,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank harrythetraveler2015
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The beach is lovely the sand is so warm to walk on. I enjoyed my time here walking. And evening strolls.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank theresa l
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lovely expansive sandy beach. Surf can be a little vigorous but a joy to see. There are plenty of people selling their wares and boat rides...negotiations. is the key and part of the fun

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank janetcS5952ZU
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Negombo is a lovely beach very beautiful wide long stretch of beach it is still a very undeveloped area the beach could be kept much cleaner. We did enjoy watching the local fisherman collect there catch every day which took almost 2 hours it was...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank travelbarbie3
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My fiancée and I went to the beach together in Negombo three days in a row. The beach is huge and has multiple sections. We took some photographs on the rocks and the beach itself. I dropped my phone out of my pocket and a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ChibiOdango
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice beach. Not only for tourists. Many locals swim here. Quite clean and nice. Many cafe's and restaurants near

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 3,612
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stay in Negombo over choosing Colombo due to its access to the beach. Unfortunately minimal activity on the beach with most shops and restaurants road side.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 209hayleyl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unfortunately the sea isn’t very clear, there was a lot of rubbish on the beach which the hotels do clear. There’s buskers selling so you get a little hassle. Didn’t want to go in the water as the quality didn’t look very good. Lots of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Roy C
November 7, 2018|
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Response from 528joycew | Reviewed this property |
With a car only 15 to 20 minutes. It is very nearby
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March 30, 2018|
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Response from paullB7075UM | Reviewed this property |
It’s hard to judge affordable, however a very nice hotel was Goldi Sands. Food was good and entertainment on. However I would not recommend staying in Negombo, there are nicer places.
February 22, 2018|
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Response from 727JohnP | Reviewed this property |
I think you can but the southern beaches are more suitable and popular. Try any place between Galle and Dondra like Unawatuna or Mirissa!
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