"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 Teacher Training
October 2017
Yoga Teacher Training
October 2017
Poe Packages
THE POE LIFE....

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.
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
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
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
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.
Ben
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
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
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.

Accommodation

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 Level One 250 USD
From October 2017 to May 2018
What is included?
- 5 beginner surf lessons
- Complimentary rash vest
- Surf Theory
- Unlimited board hire
- 2 Yoga sessions bespoke for surfers
- Goody beach bag with Camp Poe shirt
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Surf Level Two 250 USD
From October 2017 to May 2018
What is included?
- 5 intermediate surf lessons
- Complimentary rash vest
- Surf Theory
- Unlimited board hire
- 2 Yoga sessions bespoke for surfers
- Goody beach bag with Camp Poe shirt
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Surf and Yoga 300 USD
From October 2017 to May 2018
What is included?
- 5 Surf lessons
- 5 Yoga lessons
- Complimentary rash vest
- Surf Theory
- Unlimited board hire
- Yoga equipment
- Goody beach bag with Camp Poe shirt
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Meet our local instructors below...
From left to right we have Sampath, Rajith and Kasun

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
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.
Yoga package 50 USD
From October 2017 to May 2018
What is included?
- 5 Yoga lessons
- Unlimited use of yoga materials
- Goody beach bag with Camp Poe shirt
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FAQ
POE`S MALDIVES POP UP
JOIN THE POE FAMILY AND
~~ COME SHRED WITH US IN THE MALDIVES ~~
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 Buyer may cancel the Contract at any time before they begin using the Services (Departure Date) by sending a notice of cancellation to the Seller in writing (Cancellation Request).
    • A Cancellation Request shall be valid on the date on which it is deemed to have been received by the Seller.
    • Where the Buyer serves a Cancellation Request on the Seller, the Seller shall be entitled to retain all or part of the Payment Price as follows:
    • The Seller shall retain 25% of the Payment Price where the Buyer cancels the Contract more than 28 days from and including the Departure Date.
    • The Seller shall retain 50% of the Payment Price where the Buyer cancels the Contract 14-28 days (inclusive) from and including the Departure Date.
    • The Seller shall retain the full Payment Price where the Buyer cancels the Contract less than 14 days from and including the 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

    camppoe@gmail.com

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