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.


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)

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 features

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.

How many holiday rentals are available around Negombo?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 118 holiday lettings around Negombo. From 21 villas to 31 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a beach property in Negombo?

If you're wild about sea views and the sound of ebbing waves, you're in luck! Luckily, there are 32 beachside holiday rentals to cast yourself away to. On the hunt for a different holiday style? See if any of our other properties tickle your fancy. Our selection here includes:

  • 11 city-centre holiday accommodation options.
  • 10 village holiday accommodation options.
  • 10 seaside holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a bed & breakfast in Negombo?

There's nothing better than a glorious night's sleep followed by a scrumptious breakfast! For comfortable rooms and a relaxed atmosphere, you can't go past a B&B. HomeAway has 153 to choose from in this destination. Prices start at £15 a night. Or perhaps you'd prefer one of the area's other self-catering accommodation options, such as:

  • Villa: 48 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £15 per night.
  • House: 31 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £9 per night.
  • Apartment: 20 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £13 per night.

Can I stay in Negombo in a large group?

It can be tricky finding time to spend with close friends and family. A getaway is the perfect opportunity to come together. If you were hoping to kick back under the same roof, HomeAway has options to suit. At the moment, villa holiday rentals are the latest thing for large groups of travellers here, and we have 11 featured on our database. Properties for rent around this area that can cater for large groups include:

  • If yours is a group of 6, we have 24 rental properties suitable for that size. Stay a night from just £15.
  • Keen to find a rental property for 8 people? We have 9 that will be perfect. Prices begin at just £29 per night.
  • Planning a trip away with 5 guests? We've got 8 rental accommodation that will be perfect. Prices start from £15 per night.

So never fear! When you book with us you'll be able to bring your dad, your cousin and all your mates to Negombo.