Sri-Lanka

Do you only offer Saturday to Saturday packages?

We only operate as Saturday to Saturday fixed packages, and our weekly schedule is based around that arrival & departure. Here’s more details on what’s included with the week’s package. If you’d like you can book for the whole week and arrive a day late or leave a day earlier. See here for the schedule of the […]

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Is my booking protected against insolvency?

Soul & Surf is a company committed to customer satisfaction and consumer financial protection. We are therefore pleased to announce that, at no extra cost to you, all guests booking with Soul & Surf are fully insured for all monies paid as detailed in your booking confirmation form in the unlikely event of insolvency. This also […]

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What Are The Local Medical Facilities Like?

We are pretty much equidistant, about 30 minutes depending on time of day,  between two pretty good hospitals in Galle and Matara. Although the administration and organisation can be fairly hectic the standard of medical care is good. People tend to visit hospitals for all but the most minor or illnesses. For very minor issues we […]

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What Else Is There To Do?

There’s loads to see and do in Sri Lanka, we can’t even begin to list everything you could do on a holiday here. Check Trip Advisor, Lonely Planet and Rough Guides, they’re better than we are at this kind of thing. But there are some things you could do within in a day, local to […]

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What Food Can I Expect?

Our whole kitchen team are Sri Lankan, led by our head Chef de partie Indika Dhathanga Dhanunka. With 10 years of international experience Indika has experience of cooking Sri Lankan, Western, Arabic, Italian, Indian & Thai food. We have developed a menu with the inspiration being ‘Sunshine Food’ and then working with Indika and his […]

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Are There Surf Shops Nearby?

Yes, there are a handful of little surf shack shops springing up in the area for your basic surf equipment requirements, including some pretty good repair shops. We will also stock a careful chosen selection of surf equipment and accessories in our shop.

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What Isn’t Included

… unless specified in your package ‘inclusion’ list. Taxis to/from Soul & Surf Snacks & drinks above and beyond the standard 3 meals and drinks we provide* Mini Bar items* Massages with our in-house therapists* One to One Yoga Session* Full Photo & Video package, all the shots from the week* Sri Lankan Cooking Class […]

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What Do I Need To Bring?

You really can travel light but here is a quick reminder list of some basics to bring. Warm water surf wear, shorts, bikini, leggings (if you are prone to a rash) etc. Reef Boots for those surfing reefs (not necessary if you are a beginner) Swimwear Beach Towel Waterproof sunblock and Zinc Sun Hat Yoga […]

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Can I Bring My Children?

We very much welcome families coming to stay with us and do what we can to make it affordable and workable with the kids. But we have to be realsitic too, we’ve got a small number of rooms so we need to get income from them when they’re being used. So if we can add […]

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Will There Be WIFI?

Our main lounge, pool and café area has WIFI. It may extend to some rooms verandahs but please don’t bank on that. It’s fairly reliable but we are in rural, village Sri Lanka so expect some drop outs, and slow downs.

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Can I Use My Phone?

International networks work in Sri Lanka but charges will really stack up if you need to use your phone regularly. (As we write this) foreign tourists receive a SIM card at immigration which you can use during your stay in Sri Lanka, otherwise SIMs can be easily and cheaply bought locally.

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How Do I Get To You?

It’s most convenient to fly to Colombo Airport, Bandaranaike International Airport which is served by flights from the UK, The Gulf, Singapore, KL and most major European airports. From Colombo airport it’s about a 3 hour drive to us. Flights from Europe to Colombo typically range from £450 return to about £650 if you book ahead […]

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Where is Soul & Surf Sri Lanka?

We are located a few kilometres inland from the south east coast of Sri Lanka between Galle & Weligama. With the new highway completed it takes about 3 hours to get from Colombo International Airport to Soul & Surf Sri Lanka. See our Location page.

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Jennifer Russell

The S&S team were awesome, so warm & friendly to the point that they almost felt like they were guests too!  While still keeping us super organised.  The villa team were wonderful, nothing was too much trouble & they didn’t stop smiling! The surf lessons were great! Adam was so good at explaining everything & […]

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Brooke Belton

I loved every single minute of every single day. The hosts Adam & Rachel were amazing. They are both very friendly, approachable, happy, positive & willing to interact with us all. Nothing was ever a problem for them. Adams teaching style for surfing was patient & thorough while still being funny & entertaining. Rachel is also […]

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David Phipps

Back in Manchester now and its hard to believe two days ago i was swimming in an infinity pool overlooking Koggala lake, after an amazing surf followed by breakfast whilst watching monkeys swinging in the trees, looking forward to lunch, followed by a yoga session on the veranda, then another surf, a beer at the […]

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Anne Jacobsen

I really enjoyed my stay and had a great time. The Team was great- the team who took care of the house and the food was always lovely and helpful. Sometimes it was a bit hard to communicate in english, but we´ve solved everything. And Adam and Rachel were great hosts- they are really lovely people.

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Emma Peil

I got back from my holiday at Soul and Surf on Monday (still slightly in shock to be back in the cold and rain!).  I wanted to say a massive thank you to everyone there for making it such a brilliant week and to let you know how awesome all the staff are (I’m sure […]

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Richard & Sherie Stoner

We are back in Mumbai (albeit briefly until LA) and already miss Sri Lanka.  What a lovely place you and Ed selected and we feel privileged to have been able to spend some time there. We want to thank you, Ed, Lucy, Josh and the staff at the House for one of the best vacations […]

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Guest Reviews

We are guests of yours (from May 9-May 25) at Soul and Surf. We are having a very nice time, thank you, but we wanted to say in particular how grateful we are that you have Sunil working here. He has done a superb job with helping us with the most odd requests (including finding […]

Clancy Martin