Sunshinestories

Sri Lanka: South West Sri Lanka

Set your soul free and feel harmoniously in sync with your body. Sunshinestories' ethos provides the perfect eco-friendly retreat for surfers and yogis alike.

Rates & Packages

Rates & Dates

Season

Period  Surf & YogaSurf PackageYoga PackageNo Surf / Yoga
High season -17Jan 15th – Apr 2ndUSD 1299USD 1199USD 1199USD 1099
Peak Season -17Apr2nd – Apr 16thUSD 1399USD 1299USD 1299USD 1199
Shoulder Season -17Apr 16th – Apr 30thUSD 1199USD 1099USD 1099USD 999
Summer Season -17Apr 30th – Oct 22ndUSD 1099USD 999USD 999USD 899
Shoulder Season -17Oct 22nd – Nov 12thUSD 1199USD 1099USD 1099USD 999
High Season -17Nov 12th – Dec 24thUSD 1299USD 1199USD 1199USD 1099
Peak Season 17/18Dec 24 – Jan 14thUSD 1399USD 1299USD 1299USD 1199
High season 17/18Jan 14th – Apr 1stUSD 1299USD 1199USD 1199USD 1099

Please note:

  • Prices per person in shared room for 7 nights retreat
  • Kids between 10 - 16 years old receive 20% on all packages

What is included / What not

Surf + Yoga Package

  • 7 x Nights accommodation: Sunday to Sunday in our Colonial Villa in a shared room
  • 7 x Breakfasts
  • 5 x Lunches
  • 4 x Afternoon tea
  • 5 x Dinners
  • 5 x Sunshinestories surf theory lessons
  • 5 x Sunshinestories surf lessons with surf coaching from certified, on-site Sunshinestories instructors
  • 5 x Video analysis of your surfing (personalized video sessions with your surf coach. every surf session is video filmed and analyzed)
  • 10 x Yoga sessions
  • Free use of surfboards
  • Transport to surf lessons
  • Video evaluation (at the end of the week we do a final video analysis and help you make personal goals to continue to progress as a surfer on your own)
  • Your own surfing video (at the end of the week you’ll get a video of your best surf clips)
  • A visit to our favourite Buddhist temple
  • A cooking class making traditional Sri Lankan food with our head chef
  • Guidance as to great local spots in and out of the surf
  • The Sunshinestories Guidebook to Sri Lanka’s south coast
  • Our help arranging day trips
  • Sri Lankan tea & freshly ground coffee throughout the day
  • And of course, unlimited fresh coconuts
Surf Package
 
Simply all of the above without the yoga sessions. We strongly recommend to do Surf+Yoga or at least try to do a couple of sessions and see wether it’s something for you or not. We really think it’s the perfect combination. If yoga is not your cup of tea, than this is the package for you.
 
Yoga Package
 
  • 7 x Nights accommodation: Sunday to Sunday in our Colonial Villa in a shared room
  • 7 x Breakfasts
  • 5 x Lunches
  • 4 x Afternoon tea
  • 5 x Dinners
  • 10 x Yoga sessions
  • A visit to our favourite Buddhist temple
  • A cooking class making traditional Sri Lankan food with our head chef
  • Knowledge and guidance as to great local spots in and out of the surf
  • The Sunshinestories Guidebook to Sri Lanka’s south coast
  • Our help arranging day trips
  • Sri Lankan tea & freshly ground coffee throughout the day
  • And of course, unlimited fresh coconuts

Non-Surfer Yogi Package

  • 7 x Nights accommodation: Sunday to Sunday in our Colonial Villa in a shared room
  • 7 x Breakfasts
  • 5 x Lunches
  • 4 x Afternoon tea
  • 5 x Dinners
  • A visit to our favourite Buddhist temple
  • A cooking class making traditional Sri Lankan food with our head chef
  • Knowledge and guidance as to great local spots in and out of the surf
  • The Sunshinestories Guidebook to Sri Lanka’s south coast
  • Our help arranging day trips
  • Sri Lankan tea & freshly ground coffee throughout the day
  • And of course, unlimited fresh coconuts

Please note that we only have two spots per week so they might not be available at all times.

What is not included?

  • Transfer from/to the airport (we can arrange it for you but it’s not included in the package, transfer from Colombo Airport to Ahangama is 100USD for a van that take minimum 4 persons). If you are travelling solo and need a transfer from Colombo Airport please let us know and we will try and arrange a shared van with other guests arriving the same day.
  • Two dinners (join us for dinner at one of our favorite restaurants or explore any of the nearby beach communities on your own)
  • One lunch (the local fishermen helps us arrange a great sea food bbq in front of the surf break at an additional cost)
  • Beverages (beer, wine, soft drinks) however we supply cold drinking water, coffee, tea and coconuts free of charge
  • Extra activities (the days are pretty packed with surf&yoga, but if you want to explore the south coast in the afternoons or on your free day there’s a lot to visit and tuktuking along the coast is really affordable)
  • Transportation to free surf sessions, the free day and the dinners on restaurants
  • Onsite masseuse as well as a local Sri Lankan masseuse that are absolutely brilliant, their services are offered at an additional cost.

Extended Description

Surf + Yoga Package

Our retreat is a complete experience for the surfer-yogi or anyone interested in learning both disciplines in a magical atmosphere. Our surf & yoga package includes surf lessons, teacher led yoga classes and everything else you need for the week. The experience we have tailored for the retreat is how we love to live. It is unique and absolutely amazing to be able to share this lifestyle with our guests.

Non-Surfer Yogi Package

Each week we have two spots for non surfers / yogis. These spots are perfect for the family member or partner that want to join on the retreat but have little interest in taking part of the surf or yoga, or it could be for the solo surfer that just want a great place to stay while exploring the surf on it’s own. The non surfer-yogi will still you will get to live their Sunshine Story with us, enjoy our delicious food and experience our slice of heaven on Sri Lanka. Please note that the surfers and yogis will have quite busy days with surf theory, surf lessons and yoga sessions, but there will still be time for you to hang out during dinners and during our free day.

There is a selection of fun activities in our area that are great for the adventurer, they include whale watching, visit at the tea plantations, the snake farm, the turtle sanctuary, snorkeling trip, sailing, kayaking, Ayurvedic treatments, cooking lessons, mountain biking, off road motorbiking, stand up paddle boarding, shopping in galle, diving etc. The list goes on.

Two Week Special

If you want to stay for two weeks or more yoga you will get 20% off on the additional week(s). It’s a great deal for those that want to deepen their surfing and yoga practice.

PP/Night from US$ 85