Situated 38 kilometers from the commercial capital of Colombo, Negombo is just 8 kilometers from the Katunayake International Airport. It is a quaint fishing village that is blessed with wide sandy beaches that fringe the warm turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean. Negombo is also popular for water sports such as surfing, wakeboarding and diving. Adding value to this popular beach destination is a range of accommodation to suite varying budgets. Being situated close to the airport makes it an ideal stop over location on arrival or prior to departure.