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

Morning Mantras: Our Yoga Breakfast Event

January 10, 2018The Café, The Yoga

To rise with the morning sun is what days are made of in Sri Lanka. We couldn’t think of a better way to take advantage of these moments than with our yoga breakfast event. 14 yoga mats. 1 yoga teacher. 1 communal breakfast. This is the stuff paradise is made of. We started our yoga … Read More

Best Surf Moments of 2017

December 28, 2017The Surf

It’s been a good first year here at Ceylon Sliders, filled with good waves, good people and good food. We’re stoked to have been working with some talented photographers, and wanted to share some of our favorite snaps from the year.  If you can’t find us at our surf shop or cafe, you’ll probably find us in the water … Read More

Markus Boman: Swedish Surf Entrepreneur

December 20, 2017The Creators, The Surf

It’s 5:30 AM and we found ourselves mobbing with the early morning sun to a reef break at one of Petter’s favorite lefts in Sri Lanka. The water was a cool shade of emerald, glassing off into waves over a shallow reef. After a solid surf session, we had the pleasure of interviewing Markus Boman, the … Read More

Top Gift Shop Items in Sri Lanka – Gift Guide

December 15, 2017The Shop

During your holiday stay, it’s always a nice gesture to bring back a taste of what you experienced to those waiting back home. With the holiday season just around the corner, we decided to come up with a gift guide to take the stress out of figuring out what to stuff in your suitcase with … Read More

Meet Vera

December 6, 2017The People

At Ceylon Sliders, we like to think of yoga just the same as you would a cup of coffee or tea served with breakfast. It’s the yin to your surf experience here and the yang to your day. We offer drop-in classes on our rooftop, bright and early at 6:30 AM to get you rising … Read More

Artist Residency Program Sneak Peak: Nina Brooke

November 16, 2017Artist Residency

An artist, a surfer, a true woman of the sea, Nina Brooke has joined our artist residency program at Ceylon Sliders. We’re excited to have this artist based from Cornwall, UK here to use our backdrop to inspire her work during her stay. We’re on a mission to bring together a collective of creatives, in … Read More