Soul & Surf Journal

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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Portugal Winter Sessions

It might still be peak season over in Portugal, at our new home in the Algarve, but we’ve been busy behind the scenes making plans for how we’ll be spending our first winter in Europe. Officially, our season ends in November – but we’re firm believers that a little cold water never hurt no one! […]

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Why we love…Lombok

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 […]

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Guest Reviews

We are in absolute awe of Ed and Sofie! Apart from having one of the best jobs in the world and sharing how much they enjoy this part of India. Ed and Sofie were amazing hosts in so many ways. It was the little things which made our stay so memorable; The early smiles on […]

Sheri, Candice, Armando, Dean. Brisbane, Australia