The seaside town of Negombo in Sri Lanka is an appealing destination. which has become a major tourist attraction. Situated on the western coast of the island nation, Negombo has the distinction of being the fourth-largest city in the country. It is known for its expansive beaches, colonial-era buildings and thriving fishing industry, as well as its numerous restaurants, cafes and pubs.
The town’s sandy stretches of beach are one of its most renowned attractions. Depending on your choice of beach, you can enjoy an idyllic sojourn on the inviting soft sands or watch the fishermen go about their daily pursuits as they have done for generations. Sri Lanka is blessed with a delightful tropical climate with the sun shining brightly for the greater part of the year. This makes the country’s beaches ideal for those who desire to bask in the splendid climate. As you might expect, there are a multitude of water sports and activities to be enjoyed in the environs of Negombo. Diving is a local highlight, with many visitors taking to the waters where numerous sea creatures may be observed. Divers will encounter some attractive coral reefs as well as a shipwreck a half-century old, which acts as a reef for numerous kinds of fish. If you venture out into deeper waters you will encounter well-known dive locations with fascinating creatures like starfish, stonefish, angelfish, sea cucumbers, anemones and triggerfish.
Negombo is also an excellent location for surfing, with balmy weather and helpful conditions; however, you should check out the tide and undercurrent conditions before venturing out. Snorkelling, surfing, waterskiing and wakeboarding are some of the other water sports on offer for water sports enthusiasts.
For those who enjoy sightseeing, there are several locations of interest that will draw your interest. The dining opportunities are similarly outstanding, with seafood naturally being a highlight. As you might expect in a major tourist destination, you will also find exciting nightlife in this coastal town. When selecting a Negombo hotel an attractive choice would be the Club Hotel Dolphin, which is an excellent hotel in Negombo that boasts appealing accommodations and courteous service.