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Published July 11th 2018
Whether you're planning a weekend family getaway or just landed in Sri Lanka, Negombo is the closest city that offers you a myriad of things to do, from water sports and luxury hotel stays to unique dining experiences and lagoon rides. Spend the entire day playing in the tropical waters of the Indian Ocean or swimming in a pool at a family-friendly hotel such as Club Hotel Dolphin. If you're heading here with kids, the hotel has a bunch of kid-friendly activities to keep the little ones occupied the whole weekend!
You can also visit the local fish market where you can buy a variety of fresh fish and seafood or embark on a ride through the Dutch canal that was built in 1802 by the British. Explore the Munneswaram Temple, a Hindu temple that has been around since 1000CE. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Dive into the serene surroundings of the island as you explore the closest town to the international airport.