Being the nearest big beach to Bandaranaike Airport has given Negombo
a priority status among tourists who use local hotels as a short stop over point
before or after a late or early flight.
Negombo is easy to reach
by taxi or Tuk Tuk and equipped with a wide and long beach the town has also emerged
as a playground for sports, parties, entertainment and tourism with also a lot
of cheap guest houses.
party was arranged by Carlsberg Beer right on Negombo Beach with a Volleyball
and Rugby tournament followed by a large concert.
See the photos
|Negombo Railway Station|
small railway station does get jammed at times and very impressive are the friendly
officers who look well after also the foreigners that come to explore the Sri
Lankan railway facilities.
Beach Volleyball and Rugby events were sponsored by Danish Carlsberg and their
Sri Lankan partner Lion beer.
|Negombo fish market|
fish market is large and right on the beach.