Sri-Lanka

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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Video: Thread the Needle with Jessamin

Jumping over from Kerala to Sri Lanka for our next yoga tutorial – y’know, just to keep you on your toes. Jessamin explores ‘thread the needle,’ which is all about creating greater mobility and rotation in the torso, shoulders and neck. Surfers, this can help us out in the water with our turns…handy! YOGA – […]

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Vesakha – Sri Lanka

On the full moon of May, Buddhists commemorate the birth, enlightenment and the passing away of Gautama Buddha. Simple offerings of flowers, candles and joss-sticks are brought to illuminated and decorated temples, where the celebration is an opportunity to reiterate their determination to lead noble lives, to develop their minds, to practise loving-kindness and to […]

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Sam Bleakley – MultiKulti

MULTIKULTI The first in our series of guests posts from pro surfer, explorer and author Sam Bleakley takes us on a history trip of surfing in India and explores the vast coastline and all it’s surf potential. With nearly 1.3 billion people, India is the world’s second most populous nation, has over 7,500km (4,700 miles) […]

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Soul People – Rakhul

What makes Soul&Surf tick? The amazing bunch of people that work with us of course. Soul People will introduce you to some of the incredible people we work in both Sri Lanka and India. Photo: Steve Coombes Name: My name is Rakhul, find me on Facebook Age: 25 Where’s Home? I’m from the Western Ghats What’s your […]

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Stuff We Like – The Tempest

Stephanie Gilmore – The Tempest. from Monster Children on Vimeo. Stephanie Gilmore oozes style and class in this beautiful short from Monster Children.  Kelly Slater put it best: “Stephanie is an original badass. She surfs like people should surf and plays music from her soul. She’s interested in a variety of topics outside of riding waves. […]

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How to Set up a Tropical Business, Surf & Practice Yoga Daily – Part Three

But I don’t know how to do anything else. It’s all very well leaving everything behind, travelling thew world and having a wonderful time but if you don’t actually get around to doing something new and different and just have a few drinks, some lie-ins and a bit of a laugh you’ll end up going back […]

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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’