Brand Focus / Finisterre

Soul & Surf and Finisterre have been crossing paths for years now – from Joe (our head of partnerships) collaborating with the brand in its earlier years on video content, to sharing mutual friends both in Cornwall and in the tropics. It’s one of the main reasons we wanted to work with them – they […]

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Soul & Surf Sessions – Mindfulness Week

Soul & Surf present a week of Mindfulness and Meditation, in collaboration with Joey Hulin from Horizon Inspired. We have a varied programme of sessions across two locations – from practical, no-nonsense workshops, deeply blissful guided visualisations to film screenings – all designed to support your own journey into Mindfulness and Meditation – however practiced, […]

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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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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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Soul People – Alan Tomlins

We are huge coffee fans so when our friends at SmallBatch Coffee in Brighton approached us about a collaboration with one of their farms in India, we jumped at the chance. We are giving away a holiday for 2 at our Varkala retreat, just pick up a bag of Bibi coffee in store or online […]

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Soul People – Lush Palm

Next in our Soul People series is 2 inspiring individuals who stayed with us in Sri Lanka, Tara and Eric from Lush Palm.   Where’s home for you guys? Tara: Sunny Encinitas, California… and we absolutely love it! Encinitas is a beautiful mellow surf town in north San Diego so it’s an easy place to […]

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Be Here Now – Sri Lanka

Don’t think about the future, just be here now. Don’t think about the past, just be here now. Our latest film shot in and around our jungle retreat in south west Sri Lanka. Camera & Edit – Mati Quinzio

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Guest Reviews

We are back in Mumbai (albeit briefly until LA) and already miss Sri Lanka.  What a lovely place you and Ed selected and we feel privileged to have been able to spend some time there. We want to thank you, Ed, Lucy, Josh and the staff at the House for one of the best vacations […]

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