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Historically a key port, Negombo town retains its colonial charm and fishing industry as well as attracting tourists to its beach. Located near the airport it’s the gateway for most Sri Lankan adventures.

For many, Negombo is the first port of call on a holiday to Sri Lanka. It’s likely that your first night will be spent in one of the beach hotels allowing you time to rest and relax as you acclimatise, ready for your adventure whether that be by liveaboard, or by car on a cultural or wildlife tour of this enchanting destination.

Key info

  • Ideal for viewing: sperm whale, blue whale, Bryde’s whale, bottlenose dolphin, spinner dolphin
Suggested accommodation is shown below. Please contact us for further recommendations.

Jetwing Lagoon

Nestled between Negombo Lagoon and the Indian Ocean, this elegant iconic five star property is a relaxing place to stay and conveniently located for any visitor to Sri Lanka.