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Negombo is located approximately 37 km north of the commercial capital of Colombo in Sri Lanka. It is located at the mouth of the Negombo lagoon. The major beach resort in the West Coast is Negombo. The wide sandy beaches and the safe sea are the main attractions of Negombo and it is perfectly located within 7 km from the Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake, Sri Lanka.


The Kalpitiya peninsula, Kalpitiya Islands and Kalpitiya Beaches are a much visited tourist destination in Sri Lanka. Kalpitiya is located 130 km north of the Bandaranayke International Airport in Katunayake, while it is an exquisite coastal region located in the Western coastal belt, north of Colombo. Kalpitiya is a peninsula set in between the deep lagoon of Puttalam to the east and the magnificent Indian Ocean to the west.


Colombo, Sri Lanka‘s bustling commercial hub, is located on the country’s west coast and with a population of between 800,000 and one million (estimates vary) is by far the country’s biggest city, as well as the most developed. Its natural harbour at the mouth of the Kelani River was a magnet for successive traders and conquerors – initially the Arab merchants, then Portuguese, Dutch and British imperialists.

Mount Lavinia

Mount Lavinia – The town is largely a middle class and mostly residential suburb of Colombo that had until now escaped most of the damaging industrialisation of neighbouring cities and urban centres. Famed for its “Golden Mile” of beaches, Mount Lavinia has often been a hot spot for tourism and nightlife. It is one of the most liberal regions in Sri Lanka and also plays host to the island’s annual gay pride, including the famed Rainbow Kite Festival.


If a big part of your Sri Lankan holiday revolves around the local beach life, you can breathe a sigh of relief. Wadduwa’s strip of golden sandy beaches is well worth writing home about. In fact, the shores here are said to be one of the most beautiful in the region, envied for its long sandy curve and gin-clear seas.


Holidays in Kalutara offer travellers a laid back and relaxed atmosphere with the combination of a generous helping of authentic Sri Lankan culture, not to mention a dash of old colonial charm. This is an up-and-coming resort town with a wonderful palm fringed beach, although the nightlife remains pretty low key, so you won’t get to dance till dawn.


Beruwala is located 55 km south of Colombo and 92km south of CMB Colombo Bandaranayake International Airport at Katunayake, Negombo. Beruwala is the very first main beach resort in the south western coastal belt that tourists visit when they travel past the beaches of Kalutara and Wadduwa located south of Colombo. 15km south of Kalutara is Beruwala.


Beautiful and low-key with un-crowded beaches, offering a scenic village life and a comfortable distance to Colombo and some of the major tourist hot-spots along Sri Lanka’s Western and South Western Coasts, makes Induruwa a prime destination not only for those looking to relax their mind and body but also for travellers looking for adventure


Bentota is located 64km south of Colombo in the South-western coastal belt of Sri Lanka. CMB Colombo Bandaranaike Airport at KatunayakeNegombo being 37km north of the city of Colombo, Bentota is approximately 101km south of the airport.


Everyone has arrived and we are ready to go. First though, orientation! So after an hour or two of what to do and what not to do and a rather pathetic attempt to pick up some of the lingo, we are ready to start (we hope).


Kelaniya is located approximately 7km east of Colombo along the ColomboKandy road. Kelaniya is one of the main cities of the Gampaha district which is located towards the south of the Colombo district.


This North Western Province, Sri Lanka location article is a stub.


Alankuda Beach is a stretch beach recently developed in the Kalpitiya peninsula off the north western coast of Sri Lanka.


Aluthgama is a coastal town in Kalutara District in the Western Province of Sri Lanka.


Bambalapitiya is a neighbourhood of Colombo, Sri Lanka.


Bopitiya is a village in Sri Lanka. It is located within Central Province.


Chilaw is a large town in Puttalam District, North Western Province, Sri Lanka. It’s governed by an urban council.


Wellawatte, a neighbourhood of Colombo, lies immediately south of Bambalapitiya and is classified as zone 6 within the Colombo Municipal region.


Waskaduwa is a populated place in Western, Sri Lanka.its geographical coordinates are 6°37’2274″ North, 79°56’3399″ East.


Kollupitiya is a major neighbourhood of Colombo, Sri Lanka.


Puttalam is a large town in Puttalam District, North Western Province, Sri Lanka.


Panadura is a large town and populated town in Kalutara District, Western Province in Sri Lanka,It is located approximately 27 km south of the capital Colombo.

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