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Category: Surfing

November 20, 2017 | Surfing

‘Tis the season for a Surf & Yoga adventure! By Maria Joao Rosa, Talalla Surf Manager Talalla Surf welcome guests from all over the world and all year round – nearly 1300 guests from over 60 countries over the last 5 years to be precise! – to our week long Surf & Yoga Retreats which provide people the opportunity to experience something unique whether that is because you’re new to surfing or looking to progress in your surfing skills with…

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Birds Fly South for the Winter By Winnie Stubbs, Marketing Intern As the beaches of  Southern Sri Lanka come to life with surfers in search of the best wave and yogis in search of a soul-enhancing ocean-view practice, we share our news from this corner of paradise. 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…

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June 2, 2016 | Surfing

Welcoming Paper Tiger! 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"]…

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June 26, 2014 | Sri Lanka, Surfing

When is the best surf in Sri Lanka? 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…

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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…

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April 12, 2013 | Surfing

Top Surfing Destinations 2010 – Sri Lanka 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…

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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…

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April 12, 2013 | Surfing

Undiscovered Surf Spot Sri Lanka 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…

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Bamboo House Accommodation - Talalla Retreat Sri Lanka

April 12, 2013 | Surfing

Surf Pics Talalla Sri Lanka…

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April 12, 2013 | Surfing

Surf Seasons in Sri Lanka 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…

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