"Find your inner POE"
Camp Poe Flow Garden
Camp Poe is a boutique surfcamp and yoga retreat based in Ahangama on the south coast of Sri Lanka. Find your flow surfing, practising yoga, relaxing with art therapy, enjoying music and writing poetry. Our goal is to deliver an unforgettable experience for you. Whether this may be surfing that perfect wave, transforming your yoga practice or forging new friendships. We aim to achieve this in a luxury, affordable setting that is both socially and environmentally sustainable.

YOGA EVERYDAY AT 8am and 4pm 1500LKR

YOGA EVERYDAY AT 8am and 4pm 1500LKR
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Camp Poe resides in a growing Eden of relaxation. Situated on the golden south coast of Sri Lanka, find yourself watching the sunrise, meditating in the waves of our local surf spot, enjoying the Pura Vida!

After a powerful and healthy breakfast, find a shaded hammock and read a book from our little library relaxing your body from the morning surfing and yoga. But who knows, there might be another wave around the corner; never try - never know!

If you are feeling adventurous, explore the local area with its colorful markets and ancient temples, dance along the slackline or recharge your batteries by the swimming pool. If you struggle getting this extra bend into your turn while surfing, or touching your toes, the afternoon yoga sessions will surely sort you out.

After a nutritious dinner with new friends, enjoy each others company exchanging stories. Find a restful sleep under the shooting stars, drifting off to the sounds of nature and ocean waves.
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Our Story....

After travelling the world surfing dreaming of a sustainable life surrounded by beautiful people, offshore waves, sandy beaches, fun parties, delicious food, breathtaking nature and inspiring wildlife, we arrived in Sri Lanka and never left...

We moved into our eden of relaxation in September 2015 and developed Camp Poe. With the help of of our local Sinhala family and friends from home. We set up 8 luxury tents, a surf hut, yoga shala and renovated the preexisting bungalows and atrium on site. We did this with the environment and local community in mind.

Camp Poe was originally named after the poet Edgar Allan Poe, to inspire creativity and freedom of expression. It has later come to mean "People of Earth," "Protect our Earth," "Peace on Earth" and most recently named by one of our guests: "Place of Enlightenment."

We first opened in February 2016 to a camp full of friends and family and celebrated living in Sri Lanka. Our days were full of surfing, yoga, art and music. Over time, news spread about Camp Poe and we welcomed our first guests later that month.

Since then so much has happened here and now we want to share Camp Poe with you! Camp Poe upholds that the best travel experiences are co-created, so we encourage you to get involved with life here as much as possible, whether that may be leaning to surf with us, painting some designs around the camp, joining in our swimming lessons with local children, leading a class in something or just sharing with us your life and stories!

Looking forward to seeing you soon....
Team Poe
Ben's passion for Surfing, Yoga, Art and Sustainable Lifestyles led him to developing Camp Poe on Sri Lanka's South Coast. He is looking forward to sharing these passions with you!
Till's passion for the Ocean started in his early years rocking the waves in a dinghy and getting smashed in the shore breaks. Becoming a Surf Instructor led him around the world and to Camp Poe and he can't wait to surf and exchange stories with you…
Mamma is our camp host and lives next door to us. She is the most friendly person in Sri Lanka and will join you for Yoga, Music, Art and teach you the Local Language, Sinhala. She will also arrange local lunches for you so you can experience the local food after the morning's Surf or Yoga session.


We can happily arrange an airport transfer for you, just give us an email!

The Surf

The Surf

Sri Lanka's south coast is a paradise found for all surfers. The best waves arrive in October until mid May. From perfect sandy beaches for beginners, easy shore breaks for intimates to great reef breaks for the experienced. There's a perfect wave for everyone.
For level one you are assured to having waves all year round. In the off season, there are still sheltered breaks on offer for the more experienced surfer. The Camp Poe team are surfing all year round and can find fun waves with you!

Surf guides are available, for more information please email us at camppoe@gmail.com

The Yoga

Yoga is a big part of Camp Poe. It is a great way to promote health, vitality and mindfulness. We run sessions twice a day in our yoga shala set amongst luscious jungle and resident monkeys. Classes vary from Vinyasa to Yin, with a strong focus on yoga for surfers. We also harbour a collection of yoga books for you to borrow during your stay!

Camp Poe proudly teaches Quantum Yoga

Join us at Camp Poe for our Quantum Yoga Teacher Training with Lara Baumann from the Saturday 19th May to Saturday 15th June 2018

For more information visit http://www.quantumyoga.com/training-course/yoga-alliance-500-hours-2018/

Yoga classes are everyday at 8am and 4pm

Drop in classes are available for outside guests for 1500LKR. Contact us camppoe@gmail.com or contact Ben on +(94)76-373-62-17.

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Dynamic Solar Week
15th. - 22nd July 2018

You are active and like to fire up your Yoga practice, work on your handstand and arm balance skills and play around with flying and basing Acro Yoga poses?

In the Dynamic Solar Week you will focus on strong, energizing practices and workshops. You learn to understand your body and its movements better and how you can take your Yoga practice to the next level

Lunar healing Week
22nd - 29th July 2018

If you like practicing Yoga to restore and relax your body and mind, come join us for the Lunar Healing Week.

You will work with the 5 elements in Ayurveda and learn how to apply them in your Yoga practice. You get to know different meditation methods, balancing breathing techniques and how to trust and let go with therapeutic flying – the lunar part of Acro Yoga.

For more information visit https://www.yogaworkshopretreats.com/


What people say

Poe`s Maldives pop up camp
1 week from only 799 USD including:

- return airport transfer in one of our speed boats to the resort;
- optional private (999 USD) or shared (799 USD) accommodation;
- breakfast & dinner;
- daily transfers to the surf spots;
- surf instructor/guide;
- complimentary rash vest;
- water & snacks;
- Camp Poe T-shirt.

You can extend your stay with us for next week from only 599 USD (shared room) or 799 USD (private room)

~~ Send us your questions to camppoe@gmail.com

Do I need a visa to visit Sri Lanka?
Yes. You can get a tourist visa on arrival for US$35 or book one in advance at www.eta.gov.lk
What is the Sri Lankan currency?
The national currency is Sri Lankan Rupees. You can exchange all major currencies in Colombo Airport or use an ATM. There are ATMS located in the towns surrounding Camp Poe.
How do I get to Camp Poe?
You will need to fly to Colombo Airport and from there you will need to get to Ahangama (133km).
An airport transfer is by far the quickest and easiest. We can organise this for you if you notify us by email. The transfer will cost $100 per taxi and will take approximately 3 hours.
If you are feeling adventurous, you can make your own way to the camp via bus. You will need to get a tuk tuk/taxi to Negombo then get a bus to Matara followed by a bus to Ahangama.
What shall I bring?
  • Warm water surf attire (board shorts, bikini, rash vest)
  • Sun cream
  • Sun hat
  • Beach towel
  • Light weight clothing
  • Light weight rain jacket
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Hawaiian shirt for our party night
  • Basic first aid kit
  • Travel insurance
    What is the cancellation policy?
    • The guest may cancel the booking at any time before arrival by sending us a cancellation email.
    • A cancellation email shall be valid on the date in which it is received by Camp Poe.
    • Where the guest writes an cancellation email, Camp Poe shall be entitled to retain all or part of the deposit as follows: - Camp Poe shall retain 25% of the deposit where the guest cancels the booking more than 28 days from and including the Departure Date. - Camp Poe shall retain 50% of the deposit where the guest cancels the booking 14-28 days (inclusive) from and including the Departure Date. - Camp Poe shall retain the full deposit if the guest cancels the booking less than 14 days before arrival. - Camp Poe shall retain the full deposit if the guest leaves prior to the arranged departure date.
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    Camp Poe Surf Camp

    Matara Road, Ahangama,
    Southern province,
    Sri Lanka

    Contact Numbers

    +94 (0) 712 875 489 - TILL
    +94 (0) 763 736 217 - BEN


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