37 kms north of Colombo
Famous for: Sea Food
Located 37 kms north of Colombo, Negombo is a characteristic fishing
town. Amidst the lush groves of coconut palms, the town breathes the
spirit of the sea. With plenty of sea food available within the towns
vicinity, it is a veritable paradise for the gourmet.
Sea food is the prime attraction of this place. For the sea food buffs
there is no better place in Sri Lanka than this small town. A place
which cannot be missed out! Seer, skipjack, herring and mullet, pomfret,
amber jack, lobsters and prawns are popular delicacies here. One can see
various old world fishing crafts like the outrigger canoe and the
catamaran bringing home a variety of these pisceans.
Reaching Negombo is quite easy for the tourists. One can hire a tourist
cab or any taxi and zoom out of Colombo, only 37 kms away, into this
The best accomodation is available at Colombo. There is a place to suit