Category: Resort, Sri Lanka, Surfing, WECare in Sri Lanka, Yoga

Birds Fly South for the Winter

By Winnie Stubbs, Marketing Intern The beaches of  Southern Sri Lanka are coming to life with surfers in search of the best wave and yogis in search of bliss! Here’s what’s happening this month on this side of Surfer paradise. Waves and bliss galore!  Eco Efforts Last month, we launched an exciting eco project at Talalla Retreat. We are thrilled to partner with Australian company Compost Central, to establish a pioneering gardening compound: the first of its kind in the…

Read More

Welcoming Paper Tiger!

June 2, 2016 | Surfing

During the month of May at Talalla Retreat we were delighted to welcome the Paper tiger girls for their first official Wellness Retreat! What a blast! They had a great week planned out with some Yoga, Boxilate, Surfing and many other fun activities. Their next retreat is due very soon so make sure to jump on board to secure your spot!  [envira-gallery slug="welcoming-paper-tiger"]…

Read More

When is the best surf in Sri Lanka?

June 26, 2014 | Sri Lanka, Surfing

SEE FULL ALBUM We always get asked, “When is the best surf in Sri Lanka?” A common misconception is that there is no surf on the south coast during the April to October months. Here at Talalla Surf Camp, we know the truth! We have perfect waves for beginners and intermediate surfers – + without the crowds ALL YEAR ROUND. How lucky are we! This week a big swell ran through the Indian Ocean and the Surf Coaches here at…

Read More

Five tips for the Ultimate Sri Lanka Surf Holiday

January 12, 2014 | Sri Lanka, Surfing

Sri Lanka Surf 5 Tips from Sri Lankas Best & Longest Running Surf Camp – Talalla Surf Camp 1. Avoid the Crowds and still get Great Surf It is said that the best time for surfers to go to Sri Lanka is from April through to October. This is true in many ways. Ocean swells are consistent 4-7 feet and wind conditions are ideal. However, during this time, surfers from many nations flock to Arugam Bay on the East Coast…

Read More

Top Surfing Destinations 2010 – Sri Lanka

April 12, 2013 | Surfing

For a very long time, the political dispute between the Tamil rebels and the Sri Lankan army made visiting parts of Sri Lanka a risky proposition. But the end of the war in early 2009 has finally enhanced the security situation and opened up new opportunities for visitors and tourists who come to Sri Lanka. The coast line is also getting back into its original beauty after the tsunami in 2004. Meaning right now is the best time to experience…

Read More

Surfing in Sri Lanka

April 12, 2013 | Surfing

The southern tip of Sri Lanka, where Talalla is located, offers a wide range of surf spots suitable to beginners and more advanced surfers alike. We will find you a surf spot that suits your individual level. Wave checks along the southern tip of the coast are performed twice a day (usually early mornings and afternoons). Surf’s up at Talalla.. we invite you to join us in paradise, for the ultimate surf retreat experience.   Surfing retreats at Talalla: Why…

Read More

Undiscovered Surf Spot Sri Lanka

April 12, 2013 | Surfing

Australian surfers of Talalla have discovered a great big wave surf spot about 15 minutes from the resort. Clearly the wave gets very big and is very powerful, thus for advanced surfers only. The wave is an A-Frame and needs the right conditions; otherwise it is only a big drop with two or three turns. When the conditions are right this wave reaches 6-8 feet plus Australian measurement. In these conditions, up to 8 good turns are possible on this…

Read More

Surf Pics Talalla Sri Lanka

April 12, 2013 | Surfing

Read More

Surf Seasons in Sri Lanka

April 12, 2013 | Surfing

October through to April on the south and southwest coast – we tend to surf waves to the west of Talalla. We have an excellent beach break that suits all levels and can direct more experienced surfers to a couple of reef breaks. May through to September – the SE swells hit and there is plenty of secret, wind protected beaches and points which are going off during this period. During these months we surf spots to the east of…

Read More

Surfer Girls

April 12, 2013 | Sri Lanka, Surfing

In April 2011, Jack Phillips decided to host the “Ultimate surf camp”, inviting 8 pro surfer girls to join us here at Talalla and delve into 10 days of exploration and surf coaching amongst southern Sri Lanka’s finest waves. Further, we had talented photojournalist Lucia Griggi come along for the ride and document the entire thing. This our feature story published in the UK’s Cooler Magazine (page, 82). Please see the article below: COME ON GIRLS  We welcome girls of…

Read More