Retreats

Soul People – Sam Bleakley

For three seasons now, Sam Bleakley – champion longboarder, writer, journalist and documentary maker – has done a month-long residency at Soul & Surf in Varkala, offering longboard workshops to both locals, guests and non-guests, giving them the chance to dance on waves. Sam spent some time with us in Sri Lanka before jetting off […]

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Discovering Peru: Land of Abundance

In February next year, we’re taking Soul & Surf to Peru for a four-week pop-up in the home of one of the longest left-hand waves in the world.   Our hosts, Jazmin and Franco, share their experiences of discovering – and falling in love with – Peru. “Peru chose me a long time ago. Travelling […]

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Varkala – Without Love…

One of the best things about Varkala is spending time with all the guys who grew up here. Some of them learnt to surf through Soul & Surf, growing into strong and wonderful souls who now inspire the next generation to walk on water. At first they were reserved; they’ve known each other for years […]

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Just Like Me

Each Friday at Soul & Surf Sri Lanka, while the guests are enjoying a post surf breakfast or lounging in the pool, the S&S team get together for our weekly meeting – discussing the week we’ve just had, making plans for the week ahead and generally taking time to ‘check in’ with each other. Inspired to do […]

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Guest Reviews

This has to be one of my favourite places i have ever stayed. From breakfast on the first day i felt completely at home here and never wanted to leave. This place has the perfect set up, a huge satisfying breakfast after the early morning surf , a stunning cliff top location looking out over […]

Rosie, UK