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Negombo, Gampaha

Negombo, a prominent city on the western coast of Sri Lanka, is a fusion of colonial heritage and modern Sri Lankan culture, set against the backdrop of a bustling fishing industry. With a population thriving around its rich aquatic resources, Negombo offers a unique blend of lifestyle options, from serene beachfront living to vibrant urban environments. The city’s real estate mirrors its diverse culture, presenting a range of properties from traditional homes to modern apartments, catering to both local and international buyers.


Its strategic location, just 10 kilometres from the Bandaranaike International Airport, enhances its appeal as a convenient residential and commercial hub. Negombo’s development is characterised by its commitment to preserving natural beauty while embracing growth, making it an attractive spot for sustainable living and investment.

Negombo stands as a city that balances growth with tradition, offering residents and investors a chance to partake in its vibrant culture and dynamic real estate market. Whether it's the lure of beachside living or the convenience of urban amenities, Negombo provides a compelling proposition for a wide array of preferences.
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City Insights

tick iconWell-connected by road and rail, facilitating easy commutes.
tick iconCoastal city with easy access to the Bandaranaike International Airport and Colombo.
tick iconAn economy that thrives on fishing, tourism and commerce.
tick iconRich colonial past evident in buildings and forts.
tick iconAbundant with cultural richness, notably evident in its religious festivities and observances, showcasing a deep-rooted connection to local traditions.
tick iconBeing home to the largest number of churches in Sri Lanka, Negombo is popularly referred to as “Little Rome”.
tick iconHome to numerous multigenerational residents who display a strong sense of community and local identity.

Known Landmarks

  • Negombo Railway Station

  • District General Hospital - Negombo

  • Main Post Office - Negombo

  • Maris Stella College Negombo

  • Negombo Bus Terminal

  • Negombo Clock Tower

  • Negombo Fish Market

  • Angurukaramulla Temple

Connectivity

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Bus Routes

1/245 Negombo - Kandy
7-1 Negombo - Kalpitiya
1/245 Negombo - Kegalle
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Nearest Train Stations

0kmNegombo Railway Station
7.2kmKatunayake Railway Station
3.3kmKurana Train Station
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New Developments

tick iconOngoing expansion of residential zones with new housing projects and apartment complexes such as Santorini Resort.
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What’s great here?

tick iconWell-connected by road and rail, making commutes easier within the city and to adjacent areas, including Colombo and the Bandaranaike International Airport.
tick iconStrategic location and the variety of bus routes cater to a wide range of travel needs.
tick iconOffers hassle-free access to a comprehensive array of public services and amenities, contributing to a self-contained living experience.
tick iconHome to several highly reputed schools and colleges such as Maris Stella College and Ave Maria Convent.
tick iconHome to a multitude of popular and highly frequented hotels and resorts, as well as a vibrant culinary scene.
tick iconRich in colonial heritage, which adds to the city’s inherent historical charm.
tick iconThe strong sense of community among multigenerational residents contributes to a secure and welcoming environment, where local traditions and a sense of belonging are highly valued.
tick iconNegombo’s coastal setting offers residents access to beautiful beaches and natural landscapes, enhancing the living experience with opportunities for relaxation and recreation by the sea.
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What needs attention?

tick iconFurther improvements in public transport efficiency and coverage could enhance accessibility, especially for areas outside the city centre, making daily travel more convenient for residents.
tick iconExpansion of healthcare and tertiary educational facilities would meet the growing needs of Negombo’s population, ensuring that residents have access to essential services within close proximity.
tick iconDevelopment of more public spaces and recreational facilities could enrich the community’s social life, providing more venues for cultural and leisure activities.
tick iconA slight uptick in safety concerns as a result of the public unrest stemming from the ongoing economic crisis.
tick iconGrowing issues of coastal, land and air pollution as a result of the rapid urbanisation in play.

Neighbourhood Rating

4.3

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Connectivity & Commute4.5 out of 5
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Lifestyle & Facilities3.5 out of 5
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Safety & Security4.5 out of 5
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Environment4.5 out of 5

Property Price Trends in Negombo for

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Bedrooms:
Average Price (Last 12 months)
Rs. 40,474.72 sqft
Past 12 months' growth
-1.95%
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Past 3 months' growth
1.73%
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