Accommodation in Negombo
Negombo without compromise
If it's your first time in Sri Lanka, Negombo presents the perfect opportunity to 'dip your toes' into the local culture before diving into the bigger cities. The laid back city embraces that easy going coastal vibe, inviting travellers to sit back on a swathe of golden sand and enjoy the ocean views.
There is no better way to get the most out of Negombo than to bunk up in one of the city's beachfront resorts. Take advantage of the 4-star amenities of Jetwing Lagoon, which boasts the longest swimming pool on the west coast. Jetwing Sea and Jetwing Beach are two more 4-star luxury options close to the beach.
Value for money in Negombo
Beyond the beaches, Negombo offers up a handful of things to see and do for less. The historic quarter is well worth checking out for an interesting mix of European architecture. The Dutch Canal and Fort are also worth checking out and are generally featured on all tuk tuk tours.
Cutting costs while in Negombo is easy since the city provides a good selection of hotels that suit all pocket sizes. For a quality stay with middle of the road prices, you may want to consider the Paradise Beach Hotel, Hotel Goldi Sands or Jetwing Ayurveda Pavillions. All three present excellent value for money with comfortable rooms and convenient locations.
Comfort and quality for even less in Negombo
Negombo is a great destination for really stretching your dollar. There is plenty on offer in the city that costs little to nothing, ensuring there will be plenty to keep you occupied without burning through your pocket. You may want to consider a trip to the Fish Market where local fish mongers sell their catch fresh from the boat.
When it comes to cheap accommodation, the city has you covered. There are several guest houses available, providing clean rooms and very low prices. This includes the Morning Star Guest House and the Fire Dragon Guest House. If you're looking for more personalised service, a stay at the Villa Green Inn B&B is sure to suit.