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Address: Negombo, Sri Lanka
Phone Number: +94 71 970 6408
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Negombo Beach is very wide and gets quite windy in the afternoon. The further north of the downtown area you go, the cleaner it seems to be in terms of garbage. I suppose the... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Negombo Beach is very wide and gets quite windy in the afternoon. The further north of the downtown area you go, the cleaner it seems to be in terms of garbage. I suppose the fancier hotels engage in some cleanup. We went swimming to enjoy the beach one last time before heading back to the European winter but I must... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The beach at Negombo is gorgeous. I didn't find many shells, and the water is on the choppy side - for you swimmers.

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Thank KendrasReviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The beach is Negombo is pretty nice, it's quite small between the hotels and the beach but it's not busy and the sand is clean and the area was tidy. Didn't swim as there were jellyfish so didn't want to risk it.

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Thank Graham W
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Negombo beach is a long beautiful sandy beach which I could spend all day on It's quite lively with the local fisherman every morning and other locals going about their daily lives and lots to observe. The sea can be a little wavey and you have to be careful buts its beautifully warm.

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Thank Simon H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Its a beautiful stretch of beach . Excellent place for early morning walks. The best part is that the most of the beach is clean with a few exceptions.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am regular traveller i have visited more coties but the beach of negombo is the one of them i really very enjoy that moment

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I found my experience on the beach varied a lot with the weather and the day. I had a GREAT time here on a Poya day. Lots of locals were out and enjoying the water too. We made friends and played a rousing game of "toss the coconut" in the water. On other days (more cloudy, less locals), it wasn't... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Negombo beach isn't the dirtiest beach I've seen in Sri Lanka, but isn't exactly the best too. However it's still a wide stretch of sandy coast, with a nice view to watch. Lotsa photo opportunities too. Would recommend a walk along the beach (nearer to Jetwing Blue) as it's nicer here.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I suppose if you come from a landlocked country like Austria or another country without nice beaches this would have some appeal. Coming from the East coast of Australia it is at best passable, and certainly nothing special. Maybe worth a visit if your hotel doesn't have a pool, otherwise, if you normally have access at home to good beaches,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Breathtaking beach with a handy parking. But it was covered with rubbish and its very sad to see. Only thing enjoyed is the parking with policeman and security officers. Anybody can park the vehicle and enjoy the beauty of negombo city.

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