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

Artist Residency: Raskal

May 13, 2019Artist Residency

Last October photographer Crille Rask (Raskal) came to stay with us at Ceylon sliders and shoot a variety of photos for his exhibition which was held in February, along the way our resident photographer Lachlan Dempsey followed Raskal through this journey from start to finish, documenting what he got up to and why he took … Read More

A day down south

February 22, 2019The Surf

Earlier this week a few of the team from Ceylon sliders went down south to shoot and surf in the new locally made Ceylon Sliders boardshorts which can now found in our store. Lucky for us waves were pumping, the conditions were perfect and our resident photographer managed to grab a couple of shots 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

Sharing waves & ice lattes

October 22, 2018The Surf

Rocking up to one of our favourite surf breaks we realized we were set up on a blind date. With no other than Flora Christin. Picturesque paddle outs. Linn gliding down the first wave of the session. Here’s longtime friend Vera Nording making her way up to the nose. Wearing the Seea Lido suit, which … 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