Soul People – Mike Wakefield

The first time we met Mike – the photographer behind Pura Vida Cornwall – he took some seriously beautiful shots of our home and surrounding neighbourhood in Sri Lanka. We couldn’t resist getting him back out to the jungle to shoot some more for us, and luckily for us he agreed to share some words […]

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Portugal Winter Sessions

It might still be peak season over in Portugal, at our new home in the Algarve, but we’ve been busy behind the scenes making plans for how we’ll be spending our first winter in Europe. Officially, our season ends in November – but we’re firm believers that a little cold water never hurt no one! […]

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Therapies pop-up: Shiatsu at Soul & Surf India

We’re really excited to have Becca Spooner popping up with us for the month of January. As a Zen Shiatsu practitioner, Becca incorporates knowledge from each of her practices into Holistic treatments that empower her clients’ innate ability to heal themselves, restoring balance, energy and a sense of calm in their lives. Here’s a bit of […]

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Feeding the soul in Portugal

Words: Mhairi MacLeod Portugal is generally known for its peri-peri chicken, fresh seafood and pastel da nata. All considered to be ‘soul food’ of the country – and for good reason. If you find the right chicken shop, seafood restaurant or local bakery you can experience local chefs and bakers putting their passion into their […]

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Guest Reviews

Thank you for an amazing week, I really enjoyed it. Was nice to meet you all and make new friends. It was such a unique experience in the location you had chosen.It felt very special to be there with a fun group of people, altogether a good adventure in an incredible country with the safety of […]

Lucy Johnston