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Pop-Up Soul & Surf — Sri Lanka

August 23, 2012

A SPECIAL Sri Lankan offer from our friends at Soul & Surf -

Very Limited Edition:
8 people
Arrive 16th February, leaving on the morning of the 26th February.

Sofie and Ed Templeton are hosting this intimate group surf & yoga stay for 10 days in a truly stunning, secluded beach-front villa on our own private stretch of beach over-looking one of the best south coast breaks ‘Madiya’. From your lounger by the pool you can check the left and a right handers a short paddle away or jump in our comfy A/C van and go to one of the numerous other breaks in the area – from the beginners heaven at Weligama to the challenging reef breaks of Rams Right, Plantations or the mellower Lazy Lefts. In between surf sessions we’ll squeeze a daily surfers wind-down, stretch-out  yoga session on the shady veranda of the villa whilst looking forward to a relaxed evening of really good food, drinks and a chat as the sun goes down.

£1115 per person (based on 2 people sharing a room)
That’s about €1400 or $1740 at current conversion rates.
(3% sur-charge if paying by card or Paypal)

This Includes:
Airport Transfers – A 3 – 5 hour journey from Colombo airport*
Delicious, Healthy, Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner each day prepared to our specification by our local chef.
All drinks: Water, Soft Drinks & Selection of alcoholic beverages (beers, wine & spirits)
En-suite A/C room  (3 doubles & one twin bedroom)
Satellite TV & DVD
20 metre swimming pool, loungers & umbrellas.
Morning and afternoon surf guide sessions at local breaks,
(Plus as much surf as you can handle on our doorstep)
Daily Yoga session – at a time to suit the needs of our group.
Driver & luxury air-conditioned van on call for surf guides & local transport.

But doesn’t include:
Flights to Sri Lanka -  Sri Lankan airlines are great and they carry surf boards.
Surf Board Hire — We can arrange at around £10/day
Surf Lessons — We can arrange a private lesson at £13 for 2 hours incl. Board, wax & rashie.
Meals out of the villa if you choose **

Pick-up on 9th February and drop-off on 19th February. Guests may have to wait an hour or so in order to share the van with guests on different flights. We will confirm once bookings are complete.

** We heartily recommend you try one of Mirrisa’s on-beach seafood restaurants or for fine dining Galle is under and hour away.

Some Other Stuff we Like:
Nearby Dondra is considered one of the best locations in the world for spotting blue whales, sperm whales and spinner dolphins.

Nearby Galle’s 17th Century Dutch Fort is a UNESCO World Heritage Site with narrow streets lined with Dutch and British colonial era buildings which are still in use, sturdy ramparts looking out to sea, the lighthouse, and a growing collection of art galleries, shops, great restaurants and several boutique hotels.

Local Surf Breaks:
Weligama (best beach break for beginners) – works all day and is great fun on a longboard.
Mirissa – Right point break, busy but fun.
Plantation point – Fun, easy lefts and rights. Can hold some size.
Rams – For those who wanna get barrelled. Shallow and busy.
Lazy Left – Great beginners / Intermediate left point break. Best on low tide
Kabalana – Wedging rights and long lefts
Madiya – On our doorstep. A regional favourite.
Matavata – Semi secret fickle wave.

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