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 […]
Those of you who’ve been to stay with us at Soul & Surf Portugal already will have met Nat, our fantastic yoga teacher. Having first crossed paths with Nat a few years back in Kerala, we jumped at the chance to get her on board as our yoga teacher and some-time surf coach the minute […]
And why we are going back this October Words: Rachel Lingham I have the enviable position of working on some of Soul & Surf’s Pop-Ups. These mini versions of our main hotels in Portugal, India and Sri Lanka can be, within reason, anywhere in the world. There have been pop-ups in Banda Aceh, The Andaman […]Read More
If you’ve been following our antics this year, you might have seen that we’ve been bouncing in and out of Portugal a fair amount this summer, popping-up for a series of week-long retreats. It’s been fun! (So much so, that we’ve decided it’s time to go a little more permanent…) On our most recent trip, […]Read More
This summer we’ve been busy popping-up on the South Coast of Portugal’s Algarve, hosting a series of surf and yoga weeks. And we’re pretty stoked to say we’re not done yet – we’ve still got a week in October to come, and another in November (spaces available on both – get in touch…) Rachel, our […]
You know that dream you carry around with you each day? It’s kinda important. Wasn’t it what you were put on planet earth to do? Find Your Love from Soul&Surf on Vimeo. We’re open in Kerala from the start of October through until May. Come and play!Read More
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 […]Read More
I had a great time surfing in the Andaman Islands. This was all due to the perfect combination of the idyliic location of these remote and beautiful islands, empty breaks, a fun group of fellow surfers and the untiring crew from Soul & Surf.