surfing

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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Varkala – Without Love…

One of the best things about Varkala is spending time with all the guys who grew up here. Some of them learnt to surf through Soul & Surf, growing into strong and wonderful souls who now inspire the next generation to walk on water. At first they were reserved; they’ve known each other for years […]

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Soul People – Varghees

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 Varghees Age: 26 Where’s Home? Kovalam, Kerala What’s your role at Soul&Surf: I’m a surf instructor Photo: […]

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Guest Reviews

One of the last locations in a world of quickly dwindling uncrowded tropical surf destinations. The Andaman Islands  – remote, wild, pristine. 10ft, grinding, Indo style barrels for 10 days straight? Probably not. Great waves with a great crew at exotic, unspoiled, empty breaks? Definitely!

Tom Fekete