RIVA - NEGOMBO
Experience traditional Sri Lankan heritage through our charming 180-year manor house. Taru Villas – Riva is one of the finest luxury boutique hotels in Negombo offering a personalised service within the comforts of this renovated Walauwwa. Immerse in the tranquil surroundings of our old, colonial mansion nestled in a lush shaded garden of colourful plants and towering coconut trees.
Located inland, just 20 minutes from the Colombo International Airport and 10 minutes from the main town of Negombo, Riva is the ideal base to either start or end your journey in Sri Lanka. Whether you’re reeling from your adventures around the island or shaking off the jetlag, lounge in the tranquillity of our 5-acre coconut plantation as you unwind by the pool before retreating to the soothing spaces of our plush bedrooms.
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Seven rooms of comfort, style and opulence within our heritage house.
Explore Negombo and its’ unique attractions from historical landmarks to a sprawling beach.
An expansive stretch of sun kissed beach, Negombo Beach is located 10 minutes away.
OLD DUTCH FORT
Built by the Portuguese, the Dutch Fort is set on the oceanfront.
Visit the sacred cathedral in Colombo as you explore the city.
Historically known as the Hamilton Canal, the Negombo Lagoon is a flurry of activity.
NEGOMBO FISH MARKET
Watch in awe at the excitement as the local fish market flourishes to life with the fresh catch of the day.
Enjoy a dining experience combining the best island flavours and spices.
Immerse yourself in a variety of excursions in Negombo
Visit the Muthurajawela Wetlands or the Anawilundawa Sanctuary, for a birdwatching excursion.
Negombo Lagoon Tour
Embark on a gentle boat ride tour along the Negombo Lagoon.
Muthurajawela Wetlands Safari
Cruise along the mangroves and emerald waters of the Muthurajawela Wetlands.
Watersports in Negombo
Partake in exciting water sports on the lagoon or the ocean.
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