A dedicated Negombo strip watering hole.
This is a great beach if you’re looking for a secluded place to chill out and watch the sunset, etc. You can also bring your car right up to the sand at some points, so it makes for a great…
Hotel Heritance Negombo's bar and restaurant.
If you're an adrenaline junkie, kite-surfing is one of the coolest ways to indulge yourself in Sri Lanka - and if you're going to give it a try, Kalpitiya is where you do it.
Based out of Jetwing Lagoon, Jet Water sports lets you enjoy kayaking, canoeing, boat excursions and jet skis.
A decent Indian restaurant at Panadura, with quality North Indian food.
Sameeha's is popular for their cheese kottu, and is one of THE places to drop into in Negombo.
Blue Tan is one of the restaurants in Heritance Negombo, a gigantic new luxury hotel along Poruthota Road.
Thudugala Ella is a waterfall located near Kalutara, in an rubber estate once owned by a British. It is quite popular as a fine bathing place.
One of the beach-side restos dotting Poruthota Road in Negombo. Bad service, great Hot Butter Cuttlefish.
There is a coastal road from Colombo to Negombo which, while not especially fast, is really quite scenic and worth a drive. It begins as you take the bridge out of Mattakuliya and proceed along the…
If you are taking the scenic cruise to Negombo rather than hammering along the highway, the Club Restaurant is a nice place to stop. Basic beer and bite in semi-isolated huts, but the killer thing is the…
Prego is an Italian restaurant in Negombo. Although the prices are high, the food is quite authentic and the ambience is chilled out.
An Italian restaurant on Negombo's popular hotel strip (Porutota Road).
A one-stop shop on the way to/from airport or to your getaway.
The Vu is the rooftop restaurant at The Beach in Negombo. It may be a new venture, but the food is good, the service is excellent and as you'd expect, the view is spectacular.
The King Coconut has a tropical vibe with its roof dotted with coconut fronds and bamboo fences all round. It's also very chilled out, with a great view of the sea and the wind whipping around.
Dragon Chinese (not to be confused with Chinese Dragon) at Panadura does an exceptional job at making some terrible Sri Lankanised Chinese food.