The People: Maria our Merry Poppins

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

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

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

Surfer & Cafe Manager, Tilli is Back!

November 23, 2017The People

We are so happy to announce one of our favorite team members is back for another season at Ceylon Sliders! Not only is he one of the best surfers on the shores of Sri Lanka, but he’s also our go-to guy for making everything run smoothly at our Ceylon Sliders café. As our café manager, Tilli helps … Read More

The People; Sam | Ceylon Sliders

September 30, 2017The People

Introducing Island girl Sam on the team. Come say hello to little miss Sunshine at our front house desk, she will happily show you around our shop and help you decide on those super tough decisions a Seea suit or an Oy bikini ?! With her natural beachware flare, laidback vibes and infectious smile she … Read More

The People: Anna O’Sullivan

July 17, 2017The People

Anna our front of House Manager at Ceylon Sliders is the epitome of ‘Good Vibes Only’. ‘Cead Mile Failte’ meaning in Irish ‘hundred thousand welcomes; resonates strongly from her Celtic roots. We asked her some questions about who she is, life on the island, passions, and what has been her most memorable experience so far. Name: Anna … Read More

The People: Diana Basto Ferreira

March 28, 2017The Café, The People

Name: Diana Basto Ferreira Role at Ceylon Sliders: Head Chef From: Portugal Words to live by: Stay patient and trust your journey         Tell us about your background. How did you get into the food industry? It was such an unplanned path! I graduated as a Civil Engineer and worked in construction … Read More

The People: Liz Tregaskis

February 24, 2017The People

Liz recently joined the Ceylon Sliders community for a month as our Illustrator. She is the creative behind our branding and we wouldn’t be who we are without her. You’ll see Liz’s designs across the website, social media, around the cafe and even on clothing and bags within our shop. Name: Liz Tregaskis From: Cornwall, UK Role at Ceylon … Read More

The People: Samuel Glazebrook

February 19, 2017The People

Samuel Glazebrook and Liz Tregaskis are two unique, creative souls who hail from Cornwall in the UK. They joined us for a month to produce some wonderful content and experience life within the Ceylon Sliders community. Sam captured our Breakfast with Bélen and Moonlight Yoga Night beautifully, and you’ll see more of his work on … Read More

The People: Karson Lewis

February 3, 2017The People

Name: Karson Lewis Age: 21 From: USA Role at Ceylon Sliders: Barista and Surf Guide Favourite surf break: Hiriketiya or The Island opposite Ceylon Sliders Describe yourself in three words: Energetic, adventurous, pissu (crazy in Sri Lankan) What’s your surfing background? I caught my first wave when I was 6 years old. I kept trying to stand … Read More