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Our Yoga Shala in Sri Lanka

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

5 Adventures You Can Expect on Holiday with Us

‘Tis the season! Well, that is if your holiday season involves endless sunshine, palm trees, coconuts, and waves that peel just right. Sunshinestories was a dream built upon the sea, surf, yoga, good food, and good vibes. As one of Sri Lanka’s surf camps, we try to give our guests the ultimate holiday experience with


Magda from SUP Yoga Sri Lanka invited us to come try out their SUP Yoga experience several months ago. After a busy season, we finally manage to come partake in a day of SUP yoga with parts of our staff from the Sunshinestories retreat, and our sister hotel, Ceylon Sliders, located in Weligama. We started

Meet Frida

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 visitors and friends are integral to this bond, and our Swedish social butterfly, Frida, has

Meet Bree & Oliver

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

Meet Mitch & Ellen

Me and Petter are so proud and excited to introduce you to Mitch and Ellen, the couple who’s managing Sunshinestories. For me and Petter it’s like handing over our baby and we really have faith in these guys to make our Sunshinestories legacy run trough everything they do. A fun fact is that it was Tay &

Interview with Seea Photographer Luki O’keefe

We caught up with surfer, model and photographer Luki O’keefe who stayed with us last month to shoot the beautiful new Seea collection. Luki hails from San Clemente in California and calls San O, Middles, and Churches her beloved home breaks. You’ll see her gorgeous images across the Seea website and media channels.  What words do you live

Family Series: Jen Pendlebury

Name: Jennifer Pendlebury Age: 34 From: Newquay, Cornwall Role at Sunshinestories: Massage Therapist & Surf Instructor Words to live by: Life’s short, eat cake Favourite surfboard:  I have too many to choose from! My favourite short board would be- seduction surf co 5’0 recycled fish. My favourite longboard is 9’2 demons seduction performance longboard. Favourite thing about Sri Lanka: 

Best surf breaks on the South Coast of Sri Lanka

Since we opened Sunshinestories over a year ago, we’ve come to know the surf breaks along the South Coast of Sri Lanka pretty well. Each morning our surf coaches choose the perfect spot for your ability and take you to where they know you’ll have the most fun within the water. We’ve shared a few of

Guide to Weligama

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