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Soul & Surf

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South Cliff | Janardhanapuram, Varkala, India
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came to S&S at the beginning of a 4 month trip, I originally booked in for 7 days but extended to 10. The setting is stunning and the staff are so friendly - they all take time out to get to know you and welcome you. The first week I was there a lady called Victoria was taking the... More 

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Angelholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

I loved it here. The staff is amazingly friendly and the setting is incredible. I don't know if I will ever find a place more beautiful than this. Hopefully I will be able to stay for a longer visit next time for work or something because I can not forget how good I was feeling when staying with them

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

I arrived with some concern travelling on my own and being somewhat older than the average guest but I need not have been..... from the moment I arrived I felt relaxed and 'at home'.... everyone was sooooo friendly welcoming and enthusiastic thereby creating a very layed back and easy going atmosphere. Staff and guests all mixed in and it was... More 

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Soul & Surf was one of my stop on my 2 weeks Kerala road trip, I originally planned to stay there for 3 days and finally ended up staying a full week ! It is such a great place to relax. The garden, overlooking the Arabian sea and offer an breathtaking view. I took part of both surf and yoga... More 

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

It's not too often that you travel alone and land among people who are so kind, generous and welcoming that you barely (if ever) miss home. Soul and Surf is that place. Everyone here goes out of their way to make you feel comfortable. The surf instructors are patient and, if you do land up here (count yourself lucky if... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We had a wonderful week staying at Soul & Surf. They have got everything right. The perfect location with good clean rooms and a team of super staff. We stayed in a "Nice Room" which was neat, simple, nice and comfortable and spotlessly clean. The surf trips were so much fun. The surf team are a dream. Nick was just... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

This place is magical! Best holiday of your life - and some - type magical. The staff go above and beyond to make sure you are having a good time and a comfortable stay. The grounds, location, décor and food are all amazing. The cashew and banana cake is insanely good. The yoga classes are superb and no other yoga... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

This is the single loveliest place we've ever visited. So lovely in fact that I proposed to my girlfriend lying out in one of the hammocks in the cliff- top garden, as we watched the sun go down. The guys working here made us feel like old friends. Nothing is too much trouble and the very nature of what's on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We arrived at Soul & Surf after few weeks of travelling down Kerala's coastline. The setting is strikingly beautiful, as the camp is perched on a cliff top with a vast garden overlooking the ocean, complete with hammocks, a nice cafe and direct access to the beach. We immediately felt relaxed here, and the room was lovely - we booked... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

I arrived with my best friend for a 'stop the world, I want to get off' break from our crazy lives. Within a couple of days, we had fully embraced our inner yogis as well as the dawn rise to catch the surf where brilliantly encouraging instructors brought our novice skills on in leaps and bounds. A hearty communal breakfast... More 

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