Negombo is one of Sri Lanka’s most sought after tourist destinations because of its idyllic location situated just 10 kms away from the Bandaranayake International Airport.

Negombo has beautiful beaches as well as the Negombo estuarine lagoon, which once was a trading port of the Portuguese and Dutch.

The scenic beach town on the west coast of Sri Lanka, boasts many buildings dating back to the days of Dutch and Portuguese presence in the country. The sea shores and the ocean beyond are dotted with catamarans. The Negombo lagoon is famous for its harvest of seafood including lobsters, crabs, and prawns. The seafood auctions on the beach are a must-see.

Highlights of the city include the Dutch Fort, Catholic church, Fish Market, and the Muthurajawela Bird Sanctuary.