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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 May 2016

I stayed at Soul and Surf India for 8 days in April/May, and I literally had THE best time! Kerala is a beautiful place to visit, and Soul and Surf is paradise - I certainly did not want to leave! I travelled alone (a first for me) and met SO many nice people. There were lots of like minded guests...

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sionarose, Guest Relations Manager at Soul & Surf, responded to this review

Hey Tamara, thanks so much for being the dream guest and for being such a great part of the Soul & Surf community! We can't wait to see you out in Sri Lanka next year! Best, Siona

Reviewed 25 May 2016

I stayed at Soul and Surf by myself in mid May. Having never been surfing before I found the instructors really helpful and I managed to stand up on my first day! A personal highlight was being awarded with 'wave of the day' and helping the fishermen with their morning catch which adds to the charm of the area. Big...

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 May 2016

I stayed at Soul and Surf for a week with my husband in March 2016. Overall this was a great holiday for recharging our batteries; enjoying the fabulous yoga, good waves and amazing people. We really enjoyed breakfast and the café serves delicious slightly alternative lunch and dinner. The location is spectacular set on a cliff top overlooking the Arabian...

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sionarose, Guest Relations Manager at Soul & Surf, responded to this review

Hey Kat, thanks so much for your review and for coming to stay with us, we loved having you and you are welcome back any time! Best, Siona

Amman, Jordan
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Wake to watch the sun rise above the Arabian Sea with a coffee in hand. Take a local Tuk Tuk to a white sand beach, deserted but for the throng of local fishermen sorting out their night-time catch pulled from dug-out wooden canoes. Surf with a crew that smile like they have been your friend for an eternity. Become transported...

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Rowena this is such a gorgeous review, it gave me goosebumps! Thank you for coming to stay with us and for being such a lovely guest, you are welcome back any time! Best, Siona

Reviewed 4 May 2016

Do not miss it - the best all around - surfing lessons with amazing and inspired teachers - yoga in the trees (on a rooftop) - chilling out in the garden with wonderful detox cocktails - Best time in a long time

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sionarose, Guest Relations Manager at Soul & Surf, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this Elise, you were a wonderful guest and we really loved having you to stay, you're always welcome back any time! Now go create your new role as Head of Vibes somewhere :) Best, Siona

Leeds, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 April 2016

We've returned from Soul & Surf after a 10 day stay. We chose Soul & Surf as we wanted a yoga holiday and to see India. The yoga was absolutely amazing, the yoga shala is beautiful and the classes are at the perfect times for the amazing view. Hayley is a great teacher and Bess is wonderful! We also had...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely time staying at Soul and Surf and have been recommending it to pretty much everyone we've come into contact with since we came back. Top reasons to go to Soul and Surf: *Amazing location, overlooking the sea and with the beach just down the steps at the end of the garden. The garden is super comfy,...

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sionarose, Guest Relations Manager at Soul & Surf, responded to this review

Hey Rhiannon, thank you so much for this amazing review, we absolutely loved having you and Will to stay and would love to have you back any time, we're so happy you enjoyed your time with us. Come back come back! Or come see us in Sri Lanka maybe? I hope all is well back in London! Best, Siona

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 April 2016

I loved every minute of my 10 days at Soul & Surf and would urge anyone considering a visit to just go! The first thing that struck me was the relaxed vibe and strong community feel here. Although I was travelling alone, I quickly met lots of amazing people and was made to feel a part of the family by...

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sionarose, General Manager at Soul & Surf, responded to this review

Chris thank you so much for such an amazing review, we absolutely loved having you to stay and we're so happy to hear that you're going to continue with your surfing as you really were a complete natural in the water. Keep up the yoga and the good waves, you're welcome back any time you like! Best, Siona

Reviewed 13 April 2016

This was honestly one of the best holidays I have ever had and I love to travel. Not only do I have a huge love for India but surfing and yoga included, just topped it all off. I spent 10 days at Soul and Surf learning to surf again and continuing my love for yoga on the rooftop watching the...

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 13 April 2016

This was our end of trip treat after 5 weeks of trains planes and automobiles and boy what a treat it was. Being in the seniors age bracket meant we didn't know whether we would be out of place but the absolute opposite occurred. The thing we both loved was the communal atmosphere and the way we were welcomed by...

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sionarose, Guest Relations Manager at Soul & Surf, responded to this review

Milton thank you so much for the lovely review, we absolutely loved having you and Marilyn to stay. I know that Nick and all the surf team were really grateful to soak up all your surfing knowledge and board fixing tips. I hope your onward travel to Mumbai and home went smoothly, you're welcome back any time! Best, Siona

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Join us at our new cliff-top, sea-gazing venue in Varkala, Kerala where our team will make you as welcome and comfortable as possible. Come alone, with friends or make it a romantic getaway as a couple. We welcome guests from all over the world to surf and practice yoga in India.We love the combination of surfing and yoga, they compliment one another on both a physical and mental level which is why we try to do both every day, so we’ll drive you to the surf, give you surf lessons if you want, teach you yoga, advise you on how best to experience this wonderful part of the world and organise a few special evenings during your stay. It's really much more than your usual surf camp holiday! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Soul & Surf

Address: South Cliff | Janardhanapuram, Varkala, India
Region: India > Kerala > Varkala
Price Range: €32 - €58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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“I had the "Really Nice Room" and enjoyed having the A/C during hotter nights.”
 of 5 bubbles Sfoersch, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I'd rather have a room in the little house in the garden (107) - Quiet and lovely view”
 of 5 bubbles 108eliset, 4 May 2016 | Read review
“Go for AC if you go in April!”
 of 5 bubbles SofieM33, 27 Apr 2016 | Read review
“AC rooms are a must its so hot”
 of 5 bubbles 32katm, 13 Apr 2016 | Read review
“We paid extra for the really nice room with AC. Worth it as it was hot outside but usually had a good sea breeze by mid morning.”
 of 5 bubbles MiltonB260, 12 Apr 2016 | Read review
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