Kima Surf Camp, Sri Lanka
If you’re working to live then it’s time to get living and book the surf trip you’ve been dreaming of. There’s a lot of world out there to embrace and explore, so to get you started we’re sharing 12 beautiful surf retreats, camps and accommodation options from around the world.
Hotels and private rentals provide quiet escape and privacy whilst surf camps and retreats offer community, social gatherings and activities galore. Regardless of the type of accommodation you seek, surfing and stunning surroundings are at the heart of all of these options, so one hell-of-a-trip is guaranteed.
From quiet surf escapes to the most popular surf spots, here are 12 surf destinations you need to book this year.
Discover the tropical island of Lombok and its pristine white sand beaches and uncrowded waves. Spend a heavenly week progressing your surfing, taking yoga classes and making great connections. All this while staying in a beautifully designed surf and yoga hotel, serving tasty food, surrounded by nature and overlooking the ocean. xanadusurf.com (Join the Xanadu Newsletter with code SURFGIRL and get a 10% discount).
Kima Surf Camp
Creating epic surf adventures since 1995, Kima’s latest and greatest camp is located in the thriving hotspot of Canggu. Newly renovated to include 3 pools, diving tower, bar, 15-m-high climbing wall, rooftop gym with an ocean view and yoga classes. Plus surf is at the heart of Kima Canggu with surf spots, conditions and lessons for all levels. kimasurf.com
Amayour Surf and Yoga
A much-loved Taghazout destination since 2015, now with 2 locations to choose from. One in the heart of buzzy Taghaozut and the other a mountain lodge a short drive away in the ancient foothills of the anti-atlas. Both offer epic surfing and yoga weeks for beginners, intermediates and advanced surfers with the team’s ISA coaches. amayoursurf.com
The Surf Experience
The Surf Experience was established in 1992 and have been setting the standard of surf holidays since. Providing the ultimate surf break with options of surf school, surf safaris, pro level bootcamp weeks with Alan Stokes, longboard and yoga weeks. Combine this with amazing accommodation options, delicious and nutritious catering, top nightlife and music events makes this one of the greats. surfexperience.com
Located near Taghazout with world-renowned surf spots and a stunning 5km beachfront, this Moroccan paradise offers tailored surf experiences, daily yoga practices, and a fully equipped fitness centre. Indulge in organic cuisine at one of the onsite restaurants, and unwind at the eco-spa. The perfect place to recharge your mind, body, and soul and for an unforgettable getaway. paradisplage.com
Sri Lanka, Ahangama
Join Surf Sistas brand new 10 day Surf & Yoga Retreat. Sri Lanka is known for its mellow waves, making it the ideal place for improvers and beginners to master the art of riding green waves. Surf a mix of friendly reef setups, points and beach breaks and enjoy daily yoga, beautiful accommodation, delicious Sri Lankan food and more. surfsistas.com
The Yogi Surfer
This eco-conscious boutique hotel overlooking Banana Village boasts 15+ internationally renowned surf spots, making it ideal for surfing and immersing in the local culture. Daily rooftop Shala yoga classes and personalised surf lessons for all levels. The hotel’s sustainable imprint and love for nature make it the perfect place to enjoy great waves and a healthy lifestyle. theyogisurfer.com
Chicks on Waves
Portugal, The Algarve
Chicks on Waves provide a safe space for women to be themselves and to enjoy a week of surfing, connection, relaxation, and fun. The boho villa is your beautifully chic “home away from home” based in the stunning and sunny Algarve and complete with a top chef, countless breathtaking beaches and surf spots for every level. chicksonwaves.com
Byron Bay Luxury Homes
Australia, Byron Bay
Exclusive high-end and luxury accommodation options located near some of the best surf spots in Australia, these homes provide easy access to the waves for surf enthusiasts. Enjoy the ultimate beachside luxury experience with breathtaking views, private pools and easy access to the world-class surf breaks in Byron Bay. Book now to experience the ultimate beachside luxury getaway. byronbayluxuryhomes.com
Kima Surf Camp
Sri Lanka, Weligama
Within a Sri Lankan colonial homestead surrounded by lush vegetation, the unique Kima Surfcamp in Weligama offers an unforgettable surf experience and up to 14 guided surf sessions per week. Access the best surf spots in Sri Lanka for beginners and intermediates, explore the beauty of the country with cultural trips, join yoga class or just relax in the camp pool. kimasurfsrilanka.com
Sozinhos Surf Lodge
Northern Sumatra, Nias Island
Asu Island is part of the beautiful Hinako Archipelago of Northern Sumatra, sitting in turquoise waters directly on the equator. Set in the jungle and in front of a dreamy left-hander is this small and charming surf camp. An off the beaten track and uniquely intimate surf trip with quality, uncrowded surf. It’s a true paradise island experience. nias.surf
Located just 40 minutes from Lisbon within the only World Surf Reserve in Europe, this destination hotel is surrounded by nature in a green valley and spectacular views over the ocean. With an eco-sustainability concept at its roots the hotel offers 37 elegant rooms, an award winning chef, stunning spa, horse riding lessons, a surf school and more. immerso.pt