A short distance from the Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB), Negombo is the usual starting and ending point for tourists visiting Sri Lanka.
Visitors choose Negombo as their gateway to Sri Lanka because of its proximity to the airport, its natural beauty, its colonial heritage, its vibrant beach scene, and the chance to experience life in a thriving seaside community.
Negombo enjoys a tropical climate all year round.
Average high temperatures range from 27 degrees Celsius (May – August) - 30 degrees Celsius (March and April).
Even during the rainy season (May - August), there is generally lots of sunshine every day.
The ocean water is warm year round.
The water temperature ranges from 26 degrees Celsius (May - August) - 28 degrees Celsius (September - April).