Negombo is a seaside destination that’s quite famous among tourists who love exploring the western coast of Sri Lanka. As this destination is closer to Colombo, traveling to and from Negombo, is not a big deal at all.
It has two main attractions
The old Dutch Fort and the Dutch Canal are the most popular attractions you find in the town of Negombo. The Dutch Fort is currently a part of the local prison and a number of people still live here.
Negombo beach is to be visited either in the morning or in the evening when the sun is about to set. You may also relax on the beach and watch fishing boats set off from the beach to catch fish that’ll be soon sold at the fish market nearby.
Tourism in Negombo
Because Negombo is located close to Colombo, Sri Lanka and the Bandaranaike International Airport, the tourism arm in this town is so strong. All facilities you find in any luxury resort in Sri Lanka are available at Negombo hotels and villas as well, and Arie Lagoon is one such great option.
Shopping in this town
Yes, you can shop for regular stuff like clothes and tea in Negombo, but you also can shop for interesting jewellery when you are there.