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Surf Spirit Surf & Yoga Retreat

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Athtragoda Road, Unawatuna 80600 Sri Lanka
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Experience a week in our tropical mansion in familiar atmosphere, surf at the most beautiful beaches of the South coast, relax your body & soul with yoga in our unique Island-Cabana and restore your body with our home-made and fresh food. We are passionate about teaching you how to surf or improve your surf level. Feel the Surf Spirit without missing any comfort. What's included in our one week surf & yoga package: - 7 x Nights Accommodation in Double- or Twinroom - 7 x Breakfast - 5 x Afternoon Tea, Coffee & fresh fruits - 6 x Dinner - 5 x Surfsession incl. theory & Transfer - 10 x Yogasession - 1 x Surf-Photoanalysis - 1 Hour Massage - Guided Meditations - Free use of Surf- and Yoga Equipment
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Ruwanthi Ananda wrote a review Jan 2021
Colombo, Sri Lanka95 contributions15 helpful votes
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We had an amazing day out. It was perfect with absolutely delicious meals, clean pool, the quiet surroundings with squirrels running around n friendly staff. Even the coffee was just out of this world! (They offered us a day package for LKR 2500 pp, included a welcome drink (a fresh juice!), lunch, tea/coffee) Highly recommend for families & friends!
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
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Nipuni B wrote a review Oct 2020
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We went over there with few of our friends and we fell in love with the place at first sight. It was very calm & quiet place with very soothing environment and cool breeze. The staff was super friendly and very accommodating. Food was superb too, all the foods and drinks they gave us were super delicious. Place was clean and the bedrooms and bathrooms are also great with open concept. It is a place I will go again and recommend to everyone.
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Response from Nils Schluter, Geschäftsführer at Surf Spirit Surf & Yoga Retreat
Responded Oct 5, 2020
Hi :) thank you so much for your kind review. We loved having you staying with us and would love to have you guys back at one point :) All the best for now and hope to see you again anytime soon in Sri Lanka or Andalusia, Nils
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Lucy P wrote a review Jan 2020
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I had hoped to enjoy a week of convenient surfing within a comfortable setting, and did so, but my expectations were also totally surpassed. The villa is a beautiful and tranquil hideaway, which feels safe, secluded and at one with the natural beauty of its surroundings. The surf instructors were thorough, fun, dedicated (6am extra sessions for those keen/experienced enough) and eagle-eyed in the water. Everyone developed their skills over the course of the week. The yoga was magnificent - with our teacher creating a wonderful atmosphere and treating us to a varied, challenging and spiritual approach. Food was healthy and well-presented. Rooms were clean and thoughtfully maintained. Extras like photos/souvenirs were modestly priced and good value for money (as was the entire package). The whole place runs like a slick operation, because it has been so carefully crafted and managed. This was an absolutely blissful holiday. I will be back!
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Traveled solo
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Response from Nils Schluter, Inhaber at Surf Spirit Surf & Yoga Retreat
Responded Feb 23, 2020
Thanks a lot for this outstanding review. We are more than happy that you saw everyone improving in our surf classes. Amazing that your expectations we totally surpassed. We are proud you are going to come back. See you very soon :) Nils & Your Surf Spirit Team
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ludwigrossbacher wrote a review Jan 2020
Vienna, Austria3 contributions
This was by far our best surfcamp experience! We stayed at surf spirit twice and can highly recommend it! The surf villa is amazing (stylish, tasteful yet comfy, calming, super clean and spacious, rooms are amazing, especially the open air bathrooms!). But what made our experience outstanding was the staff! Everyone was highly professional and made us feel at home at the same time. The surf lessons were perfectly structured and organized, Alex is an amazing surf instructor! We really could improve our surfskills. (We visited surfcamps in Morocco and Portugal and surf Spirit in Sri Lanka was by far the best!). Great quality and variation of surf equipment (from various softtops to mini malibus and also short boards). You could use the boards outside the surf lessons too! We also enjoyed yoga a lot (great yoga teachers for unexperienced as well as experienced yogis, and the most stunning yoga room planted in the middle of nature). The food is delicious and within a year they also enlarged their lunch, super awesome to refuel between surf sessions! Our first stay was already wonderful and the second stay was simply perfect! You could really tell that the owners Nils and Dana put all their heart into this surfcamp! We loved it and highly recommend going there!!!! Bianca and Ludwig, Austria
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from NilsS784, Inhaber at Surf Spirit Surf & Yoga Retreat
Responded Jan 23, 2020
Hey Bianca & Ludwig, many thanks for this amazing review. We are really proud to hear that you have visited several Surfcamps around the world and you think we are by far the best :) Many thanks that you recommend our camp so much. Hope to see you soon again! best regards Dana, Nils & the whole Surf Spirit Team
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Adele D wrote a review Jan 2020
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Didn’t know what to expect from a retreat and never been to SriLanka before, but from the moment we arrived at Surf Spirit we were greeted like old friends by the host Nici who looked after us the whole trip!! It was an amazingly beautiful place we met some amazing people from around the world and local. Our surf teacher Marc was great, fun and patient. I can not fault the beauty and the relaxing setting, the food was great with so much Vegan options and the Yoga sessions were perfect. I only wish we stayed longer!!! Thank you Surf Spirit!
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Response from NilsS784, Inhaber at Surf Spirit Surf & Yoga Retreat
Responded Jan 23, 2020
Thank you so much for your great Feedback! We are glad you have been happy with our staff but also the relaxed setting and vegan Food options. Many thanks for that. So nice to receive this great review. Have a great day and hope to see you soon Your Surf Spirit Team
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Sri LankaSouthern ProvinceGalle DistrictUnawatuna
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Frequently Asked Questions about Surf Spirit Surf & Yoga Retreat
Which popular attractions are close to Surf Spirit Surf & Yoga Retreat?
Nearby attractions include Yatagala Raja Maha Viharaya (0.4 miles), Sithma Gems & Jewellery (0.6 miles), and Akmal Ayurvedic & Herbal Tea (0.6 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Surf Spirit Surf & Yoga Retreat?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
What food & drink options are available at Surf Spirit Surf & Yoga Retreat?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Surf Spirit Surf & Yoga Retreat?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Surf Spirit Surf & Yoga Retreat?
Conveniently located restaurants include Jungle Restaurant, The Rock, and Chenara Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Surf Spirit Surf & Yoga Retreat?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Surf Spirit Surf & Yoga Retreat have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Surf Spirit Surf & Yoga Retreat offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Surf Spirit Surf & Yoga Retreat located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.6 miles away from the center of Unawatuna.
Are any cleaning services offered at Surf Spirit Surf & Yoga Retreat?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to Surf Spirit Surf & Yoga Retreat?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Old Town of Galle and its Fortifications (2.6 miles), Galle Fort (2.7 miles), and Meera Mosque (2.6 miles).