The Surf: Thili’s Quiver

April 17, 2018The Surf

We’re really proud to have one of Sri Lanka’s most stylish surfer as our Ceylon Sliders team rider; Thili Mauranga. We have seen him develop his style as well as his taste for boards over the years. His quiver at the moment is pretty perfect.  We asked him to talk about his three favorites.  The … Read More

The People: Maria our GM

April 11, 2018The People

Meet the woman that can literally do it all. She’s an inspiration and a true badass, an incredible mother and a friend to many. You can feel her heart in everything she does and every person she meets. Maria, our General Manager, has been behind getting our hotel, cafe, and shop into tip-top shape in … Read More

The Creators: Mitch Wolhuter of Solah Systems

April 4, 2018The Creators

Mitch is quite the fish. He’s surf manager here at Ceylon Sliders and at our sister surf & yoga retreat Sunshinestories, and his life has always revolved around the sea. As both pupil and coach, he’s always been aware of time spent in the water. So it’s only natural he’d be the creator of Solah … Read More

The Cafe: A Lunch Haven in Weligama

March 21, 2018The Café

Fresh out on the lunch scene in Weligama, our cafe is excited to announce a new menu launched for travelers looking to refuel after a satisfying surf. Our space has always been dedicated to design, quality, and functionality, and our food is no different. We wanted to offer a new lunch menu that excites the … Read More

An Artist Residency Renaissance with Nina Brooke

March 7, 2018Artist Residency

Art. Surf. Collaboration. Residency. Community. These are just some of the words that embody our Artist Residency Program at Ceylon Sliders. The idea of an artist residency is an old tradition of having an artist come stay in a place of residence, to create pieces inspired by their surroundings. We’re bringing a revival to this idea, with … Read More

Mirissa Mornings with Bing

February 28, 2018The People, The Surf

    Ask our team rider/cafe manager Thilli what he wants to do on his day off and 9 times out of 10 he’ll be surfing. We spent one dawnie surf session out in Mirissa with his brand new fish from Bing Surfboards. Maybe it was the colors, the light, or the way the waves … Read More

Anis Khoury: On Surfing New York City

February 14, 2018The Creators

A few weeks back we had the pleasure of hosting Anis Khoury, a surfing, Lebanese New Yorker and film photographer that doubles as a main force in the hotel industry. This guy does it all. With only a few days in Sri Lanka, he was plenty busy squeezing in as much surf as possible before … Read More

Writing history – the first national surf comp in Sri Lanka

February 8, 2018The Surf

First National Surf Contest in Sri Lankan History The last weekend in January we kicked off the first ever National Surf Contest in Sri Lanka, it is not the first surf competition ever, but it’s the first one on national level which is a bit different. It is organized by the SFSL which is a government … Read More

The Creator: Jennifer Binney of Samudra

February 7, 2018The Creators

Picturesque palm trees decorate a touch-worthy material I can only characterize as delicate, yet strong at the same time. New pieces from Samudra is now in our Ceylon Sliders shop, delivered by the founder Jennifer Binney herself. With a hop, skip, and a jump from Jaipur, India, Jennifer Binney and Operations Manager, Jenn Ellenburg, found … Read More

The Creators: An Inside Look at Soda/Lime

January 17, 2018The Creators

If you haven’t met the boys from Soda/Lime, you’re in for a real treat. From creative to techy, this dynamic duo has the balance on teamwork down to a T. If you haven’t seen the first video edit they did for Sunshinestories, check it out here. We were happy to have them here a second … Read More