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How Surfing Helped Me Find Presence

Lou Burton, a member of our Varkala team last season, shares her thoughts on how surfing has helped her achieve a more mindful lifestyle since leaving behind the City…  Anxiety is a big word. And it’s not something we admit to freely, or even realise we have until it’s already started to consume us. For […]

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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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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 – Siona

Next in our Soul People series is our Head of Vibes Siona who has been with us in Varkala for the last year and a half. Today is her last day working for Soul & Surf so we caught up with her to see how the last 16 months have been… What’s your name? Siona […]

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Soul & Surf Sri Lanka Beach Cleans

In February, the United Nations announced its new program, Clean Seas (http://www.cleanseas.org), with the goal of eliminating major sources of pollution that are choking our oceans and waterways across the globe.  We are starting to see the significant impacts our trash problem has on the environment and human health.  We are realizing that this is […]

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Soul People – Serena

It’s that time again, say hello to Serena, the next member of the Soul&Surf family in our Soul People series. Serena first came to Soul&Surf as a guest and is currently our Head of Service in India managing our cafe SoulFood however she will be joining us for our Portugal PopUp this May as our […]

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Soul People – Raff

For the next interview in our Soul People series we caught up with Raff, General Manager, Doer and Thinker of Soul & Surf India. Raff joined the company when it was still in it’s infancy and has seen it blossom and grow over the years. Here’s his story: What’s your name? Raffael Kably aka Raff […]

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Life Lately

A little snippet of life lately according to our wonderful new photographer in India Katie Rae. Dreamy hot days, sky blue seas, rooftop yoga and lovely little nuggets to surf on. This really might be paradise! Save Save

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SoulFood – Arroz Doce

We are currently lucky enough to have Grant Lloyd staying with us in Kerala as our Guest Chef. Having trained and worked closely with Jamie Oliver he has a wealth of knowledge and skill and has been getting in the kitchen every day coming up with new, delicious dishes for us. Inspired by our forthcoming […]

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Soul & Surf India – Guest video

One of the shorts from videographer and brilliant guest Sean showing our local community in Varkala. We are lucky enough to call this place home and to have made so many amazing friends here, we’d love to share it with you!

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Guest Reviews

I am back in Dubai in the same old life which is not so bad but still feel like going back to Varkala right now!!!! I had amazing time and I would like to Thank you for everything!!!! I’ve never been in such a place where I would feel so comfortable right away and enjoyed […]

Alena, Dubai