Negombo is one of Sri Lanka’s iconic cities and the whole city is located next to a lagoon. Read on to know about this lagoon region and some of the amazing things you could do here.
The Negombo lagoon is a large estuarine lagoon located in the western region of Sri Lanka, being fed by a number of small rivers the lagoon boasts a totally unique ecosystem that supports a variety of flora and fauna.
The creatures and plants that can be found in the lagoon region are very unique, these regions also feature a mangrove ecosystem where thousands of migratory and native birds can be spotted. The waters are also rich in nutrients; therefore, the region has an abundant supply of fish on which the lively hood of the people near the lagoon is based on.
Activities and accommodation options
Boat tours and kayaking expeditions are some of the popular activities that you can partake in the lagoon region, also you can savour the region’s specialty – the lagoon crab during your stay at accommodation options the likes of Arie Lagoon which is a luxury resort in Sri Lanka.
Negombo is located at close proximity to the Katunayaka airport and you can easily get here from the airport as well as from Colombo via a taxi or through public transport.
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