Retreats

The Soul of Surfing – Part 4

In the final instalment of four articles for Soul & Surf, Sam Bleakley explores The Soul of Surfing alongside the stunning photography of Katie Rae. You can read part one here, where Sam discusses the cultural context of the term ‘soul surfer’ and the often overlooked role of the wipeout. In part two Sam tracks […]

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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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Lola Bleakley: Extracts from my diary in India

Earlier this season, we hosted our good friend, the pro-longboarder Sam Bleakley here at Soul & Surf in Varkala for a special month-long residency. Sam joined to share his knowledge and love for the ocean through special one-to-one long boarding workshops plus screenings from his Brilliant Corners series of surf travel documentaries. Best of all, […]

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Guest Reviews

From uncrowded warm glassy waves to a relaxing stay the experience at Soul & Surf completed my trip. The crew running the show are absolute legends, accommodating in every way and have created an experience that I’m sure to relive in years to come. Thanks so much for the swell times!

Stefan Hunt, Director, ‘Surfing 28 States’