Yes, Sri Lanka is an island destination surrounded by the Indian Ocean, and thus has many amazing coastal destinations. Negombo is one such coastal city located very close to Colombo.
Negombo Beach is ideal for you if you just want to enjoy the winds, waves, and the sun. Relaxing by the beach is one of the best things to do here. But if you wish to, you may also try out some water adventures to break the flow.
Other attractions in Negombo
Negombo is a colonial city. These colonial influences are still visible in the Dutch houses you see in the city, and even in the old churches, you come across. Do not miss out on exploring the Dutch Canal and the Dutch Fort when in Negombo.
Holidaying in Negombo
Exploring the rest of Sri Lanka from Negombo
The next interesting city you find (about a 2 hour drive from Negombo) is Chilaw which is home to the Muuneswaram Temple. Enjoy this attraction too during the same tour.