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Guide to Weligama


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Weligama is the nearest main town to Sunshinestories and a great place to explore on your free day from the villa. Occasionally we enjoy wandering around the shops, playing in the surf and hanging out at the cafés. The name Weligama means ‘Sandy Village’ due to its sandy beach which sweeps across the bay as

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Family Series: Brooke Mckallor


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Name: Brooke Mckallor Age: 24 From: Seattle, USA Role at Sunshinestories: Yoga Teacher turned Social Host     Brooke started at Sunshinestories a little different to most. We managed to get her on board pretty spontaneously to fill in as a yoga teacher for one month, but after those four weeks we couldn’t face letting her

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Winner of the Seea competition: Betsy Harris


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We recently ran a competition in partnership with The Seea, Bing Surfboards, Poler, Nixon and Manduka to win a week at Sunshinestories among many other magical prizes. We were extremely stoked when the winner, Betsy Harris was announced, a surfer hailing from Florida who runs a surf school with her partner David (www.surfasylum.com). The two

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Guest Coach: Karson Lewis


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We recently welcomed Karson Lewis, a long boarding sensation from North Carolina to run a workshop at Sunshinestories. She rides for our good friends over at Bing Surfboards and shares our love for The Seea’s suits.  On below photos she’s riding a 9’2 California square tail and a 6’6 Raven.   How was your week at Sunshinestories?

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Family Series: Tom Evans


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Name: Tom Evans Age: 25 From: Cornwall, UK Role at Sunshinestories: Surf Coach Favourite surfboard: Channel Islands bunny chow 6′. Its Jordy Smith’s signature model, built for the bigger surfer as he’s a beast. I’m doing my best to surf like him. It’s slow in progress. Haha. Words to live by: So many words to

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Galle City Guide

Guide to Galle


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High on our list of places to visit in Sri Lanka is the bustling town of Galle and the relaxed Galle Fort. The main town of Galle has a very fast paced feel to it, with busy streets and shops of every kind. From big fruit markets to fish stalls to small fabric shops. There’s

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Family Series: Josh Daniel


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Name: Josh Daniel Age: 24 From: Cornwall, UK Role at Sunshinestories: Head Surf Coach Words to live by: “Age is no guarantee of efficiency just as youth is no guarantee of innovation”. I got this from a James Bond film but it seems relevant quite often. Favourite thing about Sri Lanka? It’s all pretty damn

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Guest Series: Alice and Tay


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For our 1 year anniversary we had two guests of honour: Alice and Tay. They are two of Sunshinestories first ever guests and we were excited to have them back on the island one year later. Alice and Tay said their week with Sunshinestories changed their lives and we had a chat with them to hear

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Sunshine friday


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Book your surf & yoga retreat today with 10 % discount! This is probably not the only newsletter you will get in your inbox today.. Companies world wide gives discounts on things, but we want to give you a discount on an experience that you will never forget. A week with peeling waves, yoga every morning, amazing

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