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Our Yoga Shala in Sri Lanka


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Sunshinestories started as an idea. Founded by two people on a mission to keep living the lifestyle they dreamed of – the ability to surf every day, to eat healthy, great tasting food, and to be surrounded by a community of well-rounded, positive people. Rather than kissing this idea goodbye, they found a way to

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Collaborations

Sunshinestories x Beach Cleanup


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Last week our family at Sunshinestories teamed up with a cleanup initiative in Weligama bay to show the beach some environmental love. At Sunshinestories, we embrace environmental initiatives and do our best to incorporate sustainable practices where we can. As a surf retreat, we spend the majority of our time in the water, making it

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Sunshinestories Family

Meet Sydney


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Breathe In, Breathe Out What happens when you pair a yogi from the U.S. with our Sunshinestories retreat? 3 months of pure yoga bliss! If you’ve been at our retreat, you’d know we love to incorporate a yoga lifestyle into your week to connect you to your body, mind, and environment. Not to mention it

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Meet Frida


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Have you been wondering who’s been behind making Sunshinestories gush with that home-meets-retreat vibe? At Sunshinestories our guests come as strangers and leave as family, taking a little piece of our hearts with them homeward bound or onto their next adventures. Our staff is integral to this bond, and our Swedish social butterfly, Frida, has

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Meet Bree & Oliver


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The best thing about Sri Lanka is that the summer never ends.. It just keeps going! From sunrises that are cool and breezy, to sunsets that make the water glisten just right, and endless surf, we know we’ve found our own paradise. Making it even sweeter, we’re happy to welcome two globetrotters to the family!  Ollie

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Sunshinestories Family, Yoga

The return of the surfing yogi


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We’re super excited that one of our favorite yoga teachers is coming back! Golden Buddha yoga trained Arles is returning to the island beginning of December and stays until end of February. We asked Arles for her best Sri Lanka tips. Name: Arles duPont Age: 26 From: Ocean City, New Jersey- a small & vibrant

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Weekly schedule

A visit at the tea plantation in Ahangama


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On Tuesday’s after yoga, surfing, lunch and video analysis we jump in the tuk tuks and go to Virgin White Tea Plantation just 10 minutes away our surf & yoga retreat. This family owned Handunugoda estate is nestled along the south coast of Sri Lanka. A hidden gem. We think so too. Herman’s Tea produces over 40 different flavours of

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The sunshinefamily


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We are fortunate to have so many incredible people working at Sunshinestories now that it’s grown into a pretty big family. Last week almost the whole Sunshine family from both Sunshinestories Retreat & Ceylon Sliders got together for an evening on the beach with cricket, dinner and some dancing. So much love for these people who give

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