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Bungalow | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 8
Newly introduced 5 bedroom Holiday Bungalow with 2 en-suites (sleeps 8) available for short & long term holiday in Sri Lanka, only 5 km away from the main air port, 20 minute drive to BEACH SEA FOOD restaurants in Negombo, 40 minute drive to Colombo the capital, fantastic location by river, elegantly & tastefully furnished, The garden leads to river (fishing facilities available at request). Fully equipped 2 kitchens with dining area.
AIRPORT PICK UP AND DROP OFF FREE, CARE TAKER FREE, JACUZZI HOT TUB, tourist guide upon request,
IN HOUSE AUTHENTIC AURVEDIC TREATMENTS & MASSAGES, yoga instructor at request. On call Medical doctor at request.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 5 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property|
|Pool||Shared outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Telephone, Fax machine, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, 2 En suites and 1 Shower rooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||Double beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 10|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Private fishing lake or river|
The Western Province region
Negombo is situated 20 minutes drive from our Resort. The city of Negombo is located at the mouth of the Negombo Lagoon and it is considered as one of the oldest beach resort in Sri Lanka, popular with tourists for many years. Negombo is Famous as a fishing town and as a tourism based city. It is 7 km from the Bandaranayake International airport and so became popular for stays on arrival or before departure from Sri Lanka. There are hundreds of restarants, hotels and water sports centres along with Ayurveda centres in Negombo.
The Gampaha gardens showcase about 1,500 types of other plants. Here is the place to view the Kithul palm that supplies Sri Lanka's rich brown raw sugar, jaggery, and alcoholic toddy. Tall Mahogany and Satinwood trees abound, as well as Figs and even some Eucalypts. The orchid house is also worth a visit to marvel at the variety of colours and forms that these exquisite flowers can take, from pink to blue, brown and green. In addition it exhibits the first rubber plant of sri lanka.
Favourite activities & attractions in and around Negombo which is just 20 minutes drive
Negombo beach - Explore the Sun & Sand with sea bathing
Negombo offers some of the better beaches on the west coast of Sri Lanka, and draws tourists who stop over for a day on their way to or from the airport. Some quiet stretches of the beach are maintained by the tourist hotels, while others are always busy with fishermen and their equipment. Water-sports and diving are also popular among visitors, with a few well-preserved coral reefs and a 50-year-old shipwreck (Kudapaduwa) that serves as an artificial reef for many varieties of fish.
Fishing tours to the sea and lagoon
Thanks to its position between the rich ocean waters and the Negombo Lagoon inland, Negombo has also developed into one of the most important fishing ports on the island. Fishing still dominates the local economy with the sea providing plentiful supplies of tuna, shark and seer while the lagoon is the source of some of the island's finest prawns, crabs and lobster. Negombo is also famous for their unusual fishing boats, known as Catamaran.
Bird watching at Muthurajawela
Near the Negombo lagoon you'll come across an unusual wetland environment that contains the country's largest marsh. It's popular with eco-tourists as its habitat provides a comprehensive view of the wildlife and plant life indigenous to Sri Lanka's coastal wetlands. Bird watching in Muthurajawela is very popular among bird and nature lovers.
Explore the ancient Churches and dutch construction
Negombo has been given the name "Little Rome" due to the highly ornate Portuguese-era Roman Catholic churches such as St Marys church found within the township. The Katuwapitiya Church and the Grand Street Church are two biggest parishes in Negombo. The legacy of the Dutch colonial era can be seen in the Dutch Fort, constructed in 1672, a number of other buildings and the extensive canal system is there.
Visit the fish market
Negombo is home to the country's second-largest fish market, the Llelama, at the north end of the town's lagoon. There are daily fish auctions, which give tourists a chance to meet the area's fishermen and even organize fishing trips into the lagoon and the ocean beyond
Shopping in Negombo
There are hundreds of shops selling handicrafts, leather products, gems and jewellery while the regular shopping items such as clothes, tea and knick-knacks are available. The handmade pieces are often charming and there is something for every budget. You can pick up stuff for as little as a couple of dollars and go up to a couple of hundred dollars.
There are plenty of places in Negombo offer traditional Ayurvedic wellness packages.Rejuvenate your senses at an Ayurvedic spa and let the healing ways of traditional Ayurveda pamper you and cleanse both mind and body.
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