Experience a week in the tropical mansion in a familiar atmosphere, surf at the most beautiful beaches of the South coast in Sri Lanka, relax your body and soul with yoga in the unique Island Cabana, and restore your body with the home-made and fresh food. Each retreat will only take 10 people because Surf Spirit Surf & Yoga Retreat wants to make you feel comfortable and guarantee you the highest possible attention in the surf and yoga sessions.
The villa consists of five double rooms so that there is a maximum of ten guests visiting at the same time. All rooms are very comfortable, have king size beds, mosquito nets, and air conditioners. Single travelers have the opportunity to share a room with single beds. All rooms are designed individually. Some rooms have an exotic outdoor-bathroom, which lets you enjoy your shower under the starry sky after the surf session. Other rooms have a nice balcony from where you can see the sun set over the jungle.
Behind the villa, you will find the tropical and large-scaled garden, in which there are many different areas inviting you to relax and be on your own. Take a book and swing in one of the hammocks under the palm trees or relax in the comfy Hippie chill out area. At the pool area, cozy day beds invite you to a nap. Enjoy free coconuts or order, if you like, fresh squeezed juices and smoothies at the bar.
Next to the massage-cabana, you will find the small yoga island surrounded by a river. The bridge will lead you to the gorgeous yoga-cabana. As soon as it is getting dark, torches, lanterns, and illuminated trees will provide a magical atmosphere in the Surf Spirit retreat. Having a bonfire, the guitar will guide the rhythm of the night.
As Surf Spirit Surf & Yoga Retreat offer double rooms and 2 bed rooms you can stay together as a couple or with a friend. If you are travelling on your own you will get a bed in a 2 bed room. If they are not fully booked you will stay on your own room. Just send them an inquiry and they can inform you about the availability.
It is Surf Spirit Surf & Yoga Retreat's mission to teach you all the expertise and skills so that after leaving the retreat, you can surf around the world on your own. From beginner to intermediate, every surf level is welcome and will work on their surf skills individually.
The internationally certified surf coach from Europe takes you out to five surf trips along the beautiful south coast of Sri Lanka. Every day, you will have the opportunity to choose between eight different surf spots to please you with the best waves on each day. All year long, you will be guided on a tour through palm trees to beautiful bays with ideal surf conditions.
On every surf session, two and a half hours each, you will work together with your surf coach on your skills while being in comfortable, warm water and in a tropical environment. From beginner to an advanced surfer, you will be offered the best equipment to have lots of fun and increase your surf level.
To make you feel comfortable and secure, you will be given first all the basic theoretical information while enjoying a welcome drink in the relaxing chill out area to begin an adventurous week. Surf Spirit Surf & Yoga Retreat will go into more detail when it comes to the photo analysis of your surfing experience. You will get helpful advice to improve your technique. Of course, you will be provided with your best surf photos.
After your week at surf spirit retreat, you will have developed a secure stand-up technic on the board, a controlled ride on the wave, and you will be able to ride your first maneuvers. In addition to these skills, you will be able to recognize good spots to surf securely on your own.
Doing yoga, you will raise your body awareness, increase your flexibility, and your mind gets calmer. Yoga offers an optimum balance for surfing. Tired muscles are going to relax and coordination exercises will help you to find your balance on the board. The certified coach will focus on you, your body, and your yoga-level. From beginners to advanced yogis, each one can gain individual experience. With a maximum of ten guests staying at the same time we can support you perfectly.
A small bridge guides you over a river to our wonderful Yoga Island-Cabana. The times of your five sessions vary so that you start your day powerful at sunrise or end it relaxed in the red light of the sunset. Additional guided meditations are offered on interest. Enjoy a half hour massage in the Massage-Cabana on top which is already included in your package. You can also order additional massages on the spot.
Note: During your stay, you will enjoy a complimentary 30-minute massage in the cute cabana at the riverfront.
The villa is located in the tropical environment of Unawatuna at the South coast of Sri Lanka. You are surrounded by tropical rainforests with monkeys in trees, a variety of colorful birds in the sky, and at night you can see fireflies in the garden. Being in this unique nature, you can let yourself fully go and enjoy the silence in the peaceful atmosphere away from the hectic city life.
It just takes five-minute of Tuk Tuk ride from the home to the surf spot at the beach. Within 15 minutes, you will probably reach the most beautiful city of the coast “Galle“, whose fort and old town belongs to the world cultural heritage. You can go shopping in many boutiques and interesting small stores. Modern bars and cafes invite you to relax and enjoy great drinks and food.
Another highlight is the Buddhist temple located close to the retreat, which offers you a quiet, energetic place with a fantastic view of the bay. Surf Spirit Surf & Yoga Retreat is happy to give you more advice for places that are worth to see e.g. on your session free day.
The in-house kitchen offers you delicious and healthy food, which gives you all the energy you need for your surf and yoga sessions. You will have an extra power boost from the self-picked coconuts that you can enjoy at the pool bar all day long. Fresh squeezed juices and smoothies from regional fruits are also available on the list of beverages.
From breakfast to lunch to dinner, Surf Spirit Surf & Yoga Retreat will take care of all your meals and your well-being. You will be served a mix of local and European dishes that will always be fresh and made with love. Surf Spirit Surf & Yoga Retreat will also take care of the vegetarian and vegan guests and offer great options.
A 30 minutes massage is included in the price.
Please book your flight to arrive at Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB). Transfer from and to this airport is available upon request.
Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB) is two and a half-hour car drives away from the villa. Surf Spirit Surf & Yoga Retreat is happy to organize a shuttle that takes you from the airport straight to the retreat. The shuttle service costs 80 USD, which you can split between another if you share the ride. You will be asked for that option after you have finished your booking.
You can take the train from Colombo to Unawatuna that offers you one of the most beautiful views of the Westcoast. From the train station Unawatuna, it just takes a few more minutes using Tuk Tuk to the retreat.