caught in the monsoon

September 13, 2019The People

May to November is called monsoon season in the south of Sri Lanka. It’s a bit deceiving because it really doesn’t rain all the time. It can go weeks between the showers. Sometimes it rains only during the night and you wake up to a brand new freshly cleaned new day. Other times it rains … Read More

We made it on the list!

August 20, 2019The Community

 We are stoked to be featured on the Evening Standard’s list of the best hotels in Sri Lanka. Are you planning a trip here? We still have rooms available for you, see our calendar with prices here. And make sure you’re reading the article – it’s a really well written piece about our country … Read More

Free visa to Sri Lanka!

August 11, 2019The Community

Planning a trip to Sri Lanka? Score! Now you don’t need to pay the visa fee. We are stoked that our government has waived its visa fee for almost 50 countries. Which means you’re saving 35 USD if you’re traveling here from 1 August to 31 of January 2020. We’re offering a special deal of … Read More

Oy Surf Apparel

June 26, 2019The Shop

Since 2012 OY stands out for its quality, functionality, and flexibility with various combination options. We are stoked to be stocking them in our little surf shop here in Weligama, South of Sri Lanka. Our resident photographer Lachlan caught up with surfer Ellen and shot her in her favorite Oy suit while surfing one of … Read More

Let your people go surfing!

February 1, 2019The Community

We are having an amazing season here in Weligama with more guests than ever finding their way to our little backyard and rooftop. Our team has been working tirelessly and we’re so proud of everyone. We also have a lot of new team members that have never tried surfing before and being a company where … Read More

the beach

November 7, 2018The People

We are always stoked to get a visit from our friend Chrille Rask aka Raskal. He lives on another island, Bali, which is similar but also quite different from ours. He says he enjoys the change of scenery. This time it was actually us who invited him to come and do an artist residency. He … Read More

What Janni said

October 13, 2018The People

A few months ago cool cat Janni came by our café and we were really stoked to see that she included us in her vlog from Sri Lanka. Most of all we are so happy she liked Sri Lanka so much. “Tomorrow it is time to go and I am so sad about it. I … Read More

Island beauty essentials

August 7, 2018Uncategorized

Sun, salt and dust. The island life can be hard on your skin and hair. We sat down with Linn to talk about her favourite island beauty essentials. All of these products can be found in our shop in Weligama. Body scrub. Probably the first you should do after you have landed on our tropical … Read More

The Surf: The island

July 10, 2018The Surf

Our surfers Thili Mauranga & Petter Toremalm enjoying an early morning at one of their favourite spots in South Sri Lanka. The island from Ceylon Sliders on Vimeo. Thili is surfing his Bing longboard and Petter one of our signature Ceylon Sliders boards. Land and water photography: Lachlan Dempsey Drone Photography: Jake Kin Edit: Lachlan … Read More

Our wave

March 28, 2018The Surf

We woke up an early morning and gathered on the beach, about the same time the sun rose over the Indian Ocean. Eight girls with eight longboards in tow and to make it even better three photographers. This was not our average morning. I wish it was though. This past season there have been more … Read More