Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Negombo

Enjoy the churches and other features of Negombo. Well known for its seafood restaurants, diving and beaches, this relaxing city won't disappoint. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Negombo

Are you hoping to find attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Negombo a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Guruge Nature Park (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Water World Lanka (18.8 mi / 30.2 km)
  • Royal Colombo Golf Club (20.4 mi / 32.8 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Negombo

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, March, February, April and January are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 33°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Negombo

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Negombo is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Negombo Beach (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Muthurajawela Visitor Centre (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Henerathgoda Botanical Garden (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Marawila Beach (14.7 mi / 23.6 km)
  • Galle Face Green (19 mi / 30.5 km)
  • Galle Face Beach (19.3 mi / 31 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Negombo

The nearest airport is in Colombo (CMB-Bandaranaike Intl.), located 3.1 mi (4.9 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer train travel, you can make your way to Railway Station Negombo.

Where to stay near Negombo?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 81 holiday rentals near Negombo. From 20 Houses to 14 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Negombo for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Negombo?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Negombo:

  • Daluwakotuwa: 16 holiday homes
  • Wellawatte: 24 holiday homes
  • Mount Lavinia: 48 holiday homes
  • Wellawatta North: 15 holiday homes
  • Havelock Town: 15 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Negombo?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Negombo. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Negombo Beach: 81 holiday rentals
  • Negombo District General Hospital: 82 holiday rentals
  • Maris Stella College: 82 holiday rentals
  • Negombo Fish Market: 82 holiday rentals
  • Dutch Fort: 85 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Negombo listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Negombo?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 20 Houses in Negombo. Our other popular types of Negombo holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 14 holiday houses
  • Villas: 20 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 2 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Negombo?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 12 holiday homes with pool available in Negombo. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.