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Address: Negombo, Sri Lanka
Phone Number: 0094719706408
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Lovely clean and smooth beach less facilities local boats and they don't understand English bargaining people but polite and humble good natural attraction

3 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Khudai
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Karachi, Pakistan
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Karachi, Pakistan
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78 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely clean and smooth beach less facilities local boats and they don't understand English bargaining people but polite and humble good natural attraction

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The beach in Negombo is only worth a visit during sunset. During the day there's not much to do. The beach is full of garbage, staring and laughing locals and the water is too dangerous to swim in. Not very convenient for a tourist to lay down in bikini to enjoy the beach..

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Thank Britt B
Arkholme, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Unfortunatly, this beach is in a rather dodgy area, therefore I would not reccomend tourists to go there. It is dirty and if you have a nice beach already there is no point going here. I myself had a nasty experience when staying at Jetwing Lagoon.

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Thank Lunesdale M
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

You can't really lay on the beach and dip in the sea because the beach is very dirty and just unappealing. If you want to chill on the beach, go to Bentota, Merisa and other beaches down south.

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Thank Živa J
Muscat, Oman
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53 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The closest beach to the airport. Yet nothing makes it interesting besides the close by pubs and restaurants/hotels. Hard to enjoy swimming due to high waves. Get to be packed by locals over the weekends.

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Thank Abu_Uwais
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to Negombo for four days. The beach was nice, wide and clean. The place is quite small with some shops and restaurants lining the main road. I enjoyed hanging out and relaxing. There were several good cafes and restaurants.

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dudzele
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77 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The beach in front of the hotels are well substained, beware of a lot of crows flying around by the dozen. Also a lot of dogs wandering around. Sometimes a lonely squirl. The sea is dangerous to swim in most of the time there is a red flag because of the current. Nice sunset all do.

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Thank Tony G
Fremantle
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Slightly disappointed with this place after experiencing other places in Sri Lanka. But great location for airport and food and drinks. We stayed at Villa Trapobane nearby, beautiful people and place.

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Thank Peter F
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a dreadfull sight when we entered the beach... All around the Island there has been garbage laying around but this was far the worst... The beach was covered with trash from the sea and community.. So sad to see this beautiful beach beeing ruined.

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Thank Trine Ruby P
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50 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very wide beach with many hotels, some fishing boat and at the night locals coming around the shops (tuk tuk) providing some light. One ice cream 40 Roupies! Though, many rools on the strong waves. Hard to get in the water...

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