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Unawatuna or Negambo

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Unawatuna or Negambo

Hi we have decided to try Sri Lanka for the 1st time was looking at staying at Colombo for the first 2 nights then train to Kandy. The question I would like to ask please is which of the above resorts would be the warmest in January 19 and which would be best for the nice beaches (they all look lovely) would also like a resort with some nice restaurants and bars please?

Thanks in anticipation

C 👍👍

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1. Re: Unawatuna or Negambo

Hi there,

Unawatuna hands down. Sea and climate are same but U'tuna has a proper beach and Negombo a dismal one.

<Erik> & [Sandya]

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2. Re: Unawatuna or Negambo

You have picked 2 places at completely opposite ends of the spectrum

Definitely not Negombo if you like a nice beach :)

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3. Re: Unawatuna or Negambo

I was disappointed at the beach in Negombo as it is not so clean and does not have soft sand,. Never been to the other place but i would not recommend Negombo if you are looking for a magnificent beach

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4. Re: Unawatuna or Negambo

Absolutely Unawatune. No comparison.

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5. Re: Unawatuna or Negambo

Thanks very much for your replies think negambo is out 👍👍

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6. Re: Unawatuna or Negambo

You'd generally want to avoid any of the beaches between Chilaw and Beruwala.

The better sand is between Bentota and Tangalle

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