Surf & Yoga Retreat

VIDEO: Yin yoga with Freddie

We’ve compiled a short series of short, practical yoga videos – demonstrating practical tips and exercises you can try out at home to bring a moment’s post-holiday calm… Here’s the second in the series: join Freddie again from our rooftop shala in Kerala to explore this restorative Yin Yoga pose. This particular variation is a […]

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Video: Simple Pranayama with Freddie

One of the things our yoga teachers get asked LOADS by our guests is for simple techniques they can incorporate into their busy lives once they get home. So, we figured some of you might be interested in a few short videos to take you through some yoga, meditation and breathing exercises – and maybe […]

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The Soul of Surfing – Part 2

In the second instalment of four articles, 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. The Blessing of the Board The spiritual importance of […]

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The Soul of Surfing

In the first instalment of four articles, Sam Bleakley explores The Soul of Surfing alongside the stunning photography of Katie Rae. Immersed in Water Today there are over 30 million surfers in the world, a rainbow spectrum of ages and nations, all seeking fulfilment from riding waves. You can surf reefs, points, beach breaks, river […]

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A Traditional Ayurvedic Detox in Kerala, India

Our team in Kerala recently bid farewell to Lou Burton – who after a couple of months helping out in our clifftop cafe in Varkala, is now off on the next leg of her adventure with partner-in-crime Mark (you can follow along at TannedTonedTravelled.com). While she was with us, Lou took the opportunity to book […]

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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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Guest Reviews

Andamans was always a dream and thanks to Soul & Surf they made it come true. Truly an amazing team with genuine love for life and passion for surf.

Mido Oraibi