Wild & Free Adventures
Embark on adventures that nourish your soul and invigorate your spirit!
At Wild & Free Adventures, discover a holistic combination of luxurious surf destinations, small- group retreats, compassionate hosts, wellbeing, adventure and a welcoming community of like-minded souls who love the ocean. The perfect getaway for solo travellers or friends in search of a retreat experience and a whole lot of fun.
Wild & Free was born from two people’s passion for surf and yoga and the balance and freedom each one offers mind, body and soul. Operating in small groups only, Wild & Free Adventures want to share the adventure of life with others and offer retreats that allow people to switch off, unwind and reconnect with their sense of adventure. As well as explore the world and beautiful oceans.
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Owners Amanda and Joe host you throughout the retreats and come along on the journey with you, sharing their love of the ocean and passion for surfing and travelling. Amanda as a qualified yoga teacher and Joe as a qualified surf instructor are supportive and professional hosts and teachers. They even host a retreat with Alan Stokes, one of Europe’s best professional surfers and three time British Champion.
Wild & Free Adventures works to create a relaxed and fun environment in some of the best surf destinations around the world. Wild & Free Adventures also strives to be planet positive and as eco, earth & ocean friendly as possible. Something we’re all keen to encourage right? These guys take extra time to curate experiences with destinations, venues and catering that is as kind as possible to the planet.
The retreats are tailored for both the novice heading out to face the waves for the first time and also the seasoned surfer seeking to take on every section of the wave. So, whether you’re stepping into the sea and onto a surfboard for the first time or riding waves with a seasoned grace, Wild & Free retreats and adventures will embrace you. Inclusivity is their ethos, weaving the joys of surfing, yoga and adventure into a tapestry that welcomes all. Dedicated coaches, chosen with care, will share their wealth of water experience and techniques to ensure you’re catching your most memorable waves in magic destinations, like Morocco, Portugal and Sri Lanka to name a few!
Cold Water and Breathwork
Keeping in touch with moving wellness trends, Wild & Free Adventures embrace the cold water where they can. The team will offer you all the tips and tools you will need to delve deeper into the benefits of cold water and the power of integrating breath. Amanda will support and guide you through these sessions so you leave feeling empowered and invigorated.
The practice of yoga and demands of surfing have a symbiotic relationship. Amanda and Joe work tirelessly to ensure that these practices are accessible for everyone attending Wild & Free offerings. Amanda, a highly experienced yoga instructor will guide you through practices that support your strength, flexibility and wellbeing, whilst being mindful of more gentle practices to promote positive mental health.
Food and Accommodation
All accommodation is carefully selected, with handpicked ocean-front luxury and in unique locations. From tree houses in Costa Rica to luxury yurts in Cornwall, both immersed in nature and a stones throw from the ocean. Villas and surf lodges with sea views, swimming pools, indoor and outdoor dining areas and epic relaxation spaces.
Nutrition is a key part of Wild & Free Adventures, ensuring that the food served helps maintain your energy levels and nourishes you from the inside out. These guys always use the best private chefs to cater to all your nutritional requirements, using local ingredients and freshly prepared on site.
Head to their website HERE to check out all upcoming retreats and adventures.
Ride the Wave:
Unveiling the Hottest Surf and Stay Destinations of 2024!
The ultimate guide for your global wave-chasing adventures in 2024! Get ready to embark on a thrilling journey across the world’s most amazing surf destinations. Whether you’re a seasoned surfer seeking the perfect barrel or a beginner eager to catch your first wave, this travel guide is your passport to an unforgettable surf experience.
Dive into the Hot List for 2024: Where Epic Waves Meet Unforgettable Stays!
See our chosen destinations below for the best surf spots and stays.
Amayour Surf and Yoga
Amayour Surf & Yoga
Amayour surf is a top rated award winning boutique surf hostel in Taghazout Morocco.
Better known as surfer’s paradise, famous for endless summer, great waves and awesome food.
Whether you’re a beginner ready to learn the basics or an advanced surfer seeking to refine your skills, Amayour has tailored programs for all levels.
The beachside surf camp offers a vibrant atmosphere and proximity to the ocean, allowing you to immerse yourself in the surf culture. Or rest up in a stunning boutique mountain lodge with a pool and shala. This space provides a tranquil setting for anyone wanting to take some time out or for seasoned surfers with their own transport.
Embark on extraordinary surf and yoga experiences with Amayour in the enchanting surroundings of Taghazout.
Papua New Guinea
Location: Papua New Guinea
Vanimo Surf Lodge promises an exclusive surfing experience with no crowds, no visiting boats, and availability from November to April. Nestled in a tropical paradise, the lodge boasts over 8 local breaks ranging from beach to covered limestone point and reef breaks, catering to surfers of all levels with waves spanning 2-10ft depending on swells. The VSAMP agreement restricts lodge numbers to a maximum of 16 surfers, ensuring an uncrowded wave haven. The air temperature typically hovers in the low to mid-30s degrees Celsius, while the water temperature ranges from 25-29 degrees Celsius. With these optimal conditions and limited surfers, Vanimo Surf Lodge offers an unparalleled surfing escape along the pristine coasts of Papua New Guinea.
The Surf Mansion is a brand new villa with eight individually furnished triple, twin and double rooms with private bathrooms. The all-inclusive surf package comes with delicious meals, daily surf lessons for all levels, video analysis and theory lessons twice a week and a yoga lesson every Wednesday. More advanced surfers can also book a guiding package and everybody who wants to practice yoga every day will be happy about the Surf’n’Yoga package. Surfing on one of the many beaches on the South or West coast depending on the conditions. The villa is located in a quiet neighbourhood on a hill outside of Lagos overlooking the ocean. The huge garden provides a large pool, plenty of space to relax and meet like-minded travellers, a ping pong table, indo boards, a slack line and surf skates. The second building on the property is the Cottage, much simpler accommodation, with four cosy rooms and one shared bathroom. Re-opening 9th March 2024.
Off the Hook
Off the Hook
Off the Hook is a co-working and co-living villa for self-catering based in Sagres. The villa provides eight twin rooms with en-suite bathroom and a desk to work. Some of the rooms are studios also equipped with a kitchenette. There is a communal kitchen, a cosy living room with fireplace as well as a huge dining area to enjoy meals together with other digital nomads. A separate office building with plenty of work spaces, height adjustable desks and two small meeting rooms, a huge screen for presentations and a printer will provide everything you need for your ‘workation’. The wifi connection is very fast and reliable on the whole property, also in the outside sitting area. On the rooftop there is a large terrace with an amazing view. The villa is located in walking distance to two beaches with good surf and a short walk to the cafés, restaurants and bars in town. Open year-round.
Stoked Surf Adventures
Stoked Surf Adventures
Location: Indian Ocean
Stoked Surf Adventures operates in Sri Lanka and the Maldives, offering a diverse array of surf experiences. Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate, or seeking a luxurious getaway, the company caters to various preferences and budgets. In the Maldives, exclusive surf spots at Pasta Point, Lohis, and Niyama appeal to those desiring a high-end surfing experience. Budget-friendly options on local islands provide excellent value for money. In Sri Lanka, known for its fun and playful waves, Stoked Surf Adventures accommodates surfers at all levels. The company covers multiple islands in the Maldives and offers choices on Sri Lanka’s South and East coasts, ensuring surf travel opportunities throughout the year. From affordable surf camps to private villa stays like their Secret Spot Villa. Stoked Surf Adventures provides a range of accommodation options.
The first luxury eco-resort in Morocco to combine surf, yoga, and an eco-spa. Paradis Plage is situated near the famous surf village of Taghazout, with 18 world-class surf spots and a stunning 5 km beachfront on its doorstep.
Paradis Plage even has a designated hub for all things surf. Situated in the lower part of the hotel and right on the beach, you’ll head here for any water related activities or perhaps a forecast chat with the experts. If you’re not feeling like getting wet then you can chill out in the lounge or bar area and daydream looking out to sea. Once the sun goes down, enjoy the outdoor cinema, sit by the open-fire or snooze under the stars. The food is abundant with options and served across four resort restaurants. With more than 18 surf breaks close by, this is the perfect destination to enjoy Morocco’s infamous surf and yoga scene.
At Mint Surf’s traditional Moroccan riad in the up-and-coming town of Tamraght, guests enter through a lobby rich with detail, and stairs lead to a palm tree-lined courtyard with a calming pool at its centre. Comfortable, bohemian rooms are clustered around the courtyard over two floors, along corridors doted with ornate lamps and arches, and topped with a charming roof terrace. Each room has a private ensuite bathroom with shower and hair dryer, in addition to full-length mirror and in-room safe.
Take the weekly guiding or lessons packages for the best value, and the most time in the water. Or go independent and Mint Surf can take care of the details so you can sit back and enjoy your holiday. The onsite boardroom is well stocked with wetsuits and surfboards for all levels and morning and evening yoga classes are on offer, while lavish Moroccan dinners in the courtyard bring guests together.
Embark on the ultimate surf adventure in 2024 with Kima Surf Camp in Bali’s Canggu or Seminyak. Each day begins with sunrise surfing at world-class beach and reef breaks, followed by a delectable breakfast and relaxation in hammocks or by the pool. Experienced local and English-speaking surf guides lead two daily sessions, ensuring you enhance your surfing skills. Both camps are conveniently located near various surf spots, granting easy access to Bali’s best waves. Additional features include pool sessions, surf video analysis, and theory classes to further refine your abilities. The day concludes with yoga, sunset beers, and dancefloor tunes. Kima Surf in Bali provides a home-away-from-home atmosphere with daily social activities like BBQs, beach volleyball, and camp parties. Get ready for an unforgettable surf experience.
Tecas Surf Camp
Experience the perfect blend of sun, sea, and waves when you visit Sayulita Nayarit, the heartbeat of Mexican waves.
Tecas Surf Camp invites you to join the unique Mexican experience in Sayulita, a beach paradise considered one of the world’s premier surf destinations. Tecas Surf Camp are committed to the safety of their guests and elevating your surfing experience with highly specialised coaches.
Teca’s expert instructors transform Sayulita’s azure waters into your personal playground, offering personalised guidance to surfers of all abilities. Nestled in the warm embrace of Sayulita, combined with bohemian-inspired accommodation Tecas Surf Camp offers a sanctuary to recover after a day of conquering the waves with amazing local food. Bring your dream to life.
Featuring locations: Mentawai Islands- Rifles, Hinako Islands – Asu, Nias – Lagundri Bay, Mentawais – A-Frames , Bankvaults, Kandui, Bali – PadangPadang, Nias, Lombok – Desert Point.