Negombo is a the ideal place to stay after a long flight to get rid of flight lag.
It is a very close beach city to the Colombo International Airport. There are many fantastic hotels along the beach.
Negombo is also the city to stay the night before departure.

Things to do in Negombo

Negombo Beach

Muthurajawela Marsh

Dutch Canal

Negombo Lagoon

Negombo Fish Market

Dutch Fort