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

The People: Agnes Maltesdotter

June 25, 2018Uncategorized

We sat down to talk with a photographer that we really like, Agnes Maltesdotter, when she stayed at Ceylon Sliders in March. Did you see the girls morning surf story she shot?  Agnes grew up in Stockholm in Sweden, she’s 23 years old and about a year ago she decided to leave her cafe job … Read More

The Cafe: Breakfast in Weligama

May 2, 2018The Café

With the help of Dani, a curated chef knowledgeable in tropical flavors, we launched our new menu in March. In Weligama, we’re in the midst of a transformative period when it comes to the culinary scene. As this little beach town has become more and more of a travel destination with the promise of good waves … Read More

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

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

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