The Negombo Lagoon – A Relaxing, Entertaining and Delicious Destination

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Exquisite in shape and rich in aquatic species, the Negombo lagoon stands as a magnificent curve in the islands glorious shape. It is a place where tourists flock for relaxation. The sandy shores and the clear blue waters captivate any of its visitors making it one of the treasures this island is famous for.

The Negombo lagoon occupies a total over 3000 hectares. One of its major advantages is being in close proximity to the capital city Colombo and in an even closer proximity to the Bandaranayke International Airport. Apart from being famed for its scenic beauty the Negombo Lagoon is well known as ‘the’ spot for the eco-tourist. Being part of the much larger Muthurajawela wetlands, the Lagoon and the wetlands together houses some of the most exquisite and endangered species in the island which includes a huge variety of flora and fauna. Having a water depth of less than 2 meters the Negombo lagoon makes an ideal place for a walk in the waters and better yet it proudly stands as the hot spot for catching Prawn. So while indulging in the array of entertainment opportunities in the beach, don’t miss out on the freshly caught delicious seafood that is readily available in small eateries by the beach and can also be found in fancy restaurants in the Negombo City. Apart from the Lagoon the city itself has so much to offer. Explore the remnants of Sri Lanka’s rich Colonial past in the Dutch Fort and many beautiful churches scattered throughout the city. Other cultural attractions include the “Agurukaramulla temple” which is known for flocking Buddhists from all over the nation year after year.

To experience the rich city of Negombo stay at the popular Club Hotel Dolphin, a star class in the heart of the scenic side of the city. This exquisite Hotel in Negombo is famed for its service, ambience and not to forget its ever so fresh sea food cuisines that makes it one Negombo Hotel you would crave to stay in every time you visit the enchanting city of Negombo.

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