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Soma Surf Resort

Expedia.comUS$ 149*
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 174*
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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had the most amazing time at our 3 short days at Soma. The resort was immaculate, food was great and very healthy and Casey and Bill were wonderful and welcoming. It's a very special place for sure. Already planning my next trip back!!!

Thank eratchford2
North Miami Beach, Florida
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We cannot say enough positive things about the accommodations, staff members, surf instructors, dining, and our perpetually upbeat program leader, Zivile. The bungalows are out of this world in a setting that is both tranquil and energizing. Soma's owners, Casey and Bill, are involved in every aspect of the experience and take time each day to ensure that they over-deliver...

Thank acmmi
Toronto, Ontario
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful resort. Casey and her team were amazing, accommodating all our needs. Surf instructors were knowledgeable friendly and motivating. As our ability grew, they adjusted their instruction accordingly. Thoroughly enjoyed our week at Soma!

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Thank katherine416
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Soma is absolutely the best place we have stayed at in Nicaragua, and we have been coming to this country for years. Its a good size B&B that is spotless, with attention to detail of a high end five star resort. The owners Casey and Bill are some of the nicest people we've met. The area around Soma is...

Thank Roman K
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently went on a women's surf and yoga retreat at Soma and, although I was there for 8 days, the trip wasn't nearly long enough. We stayed in one of the bungalows, which was huge, super comfortable and provided a feeling of total privacy. The owners, Casey and Bill, were among the most gracious hosts I've ever come across...

Thank mere13
Margate City, New Jersey
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Stayed at Soma for 5 nights this March. It was my first time in Nicaragua and it won't be my last. The owner Casey and all the staff made it such a comfortable stay. They couldn't have been more accommodating. The drinks, especially the Misfit Gimlet, were delicious and refreshing. The food was fresh and always on point. Absolutely amazing!...

Thank Jaime M
Andover, MA
Reviewed 17 March 2017

This trip was my second to Soma, the first about five years ago. It was very nice to see that it has thrived and continues with its "mission" to offer an authentic Nicaraguan experience. We were met in Managua (at the Hilton Managua Princess) for the 2 plus hour drive to Soma. Be warned, it is 1/2 way on a...

Thank Explorer_from_Boston
New York City, New York
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This place is wonderful! We did the inclusive surf package. The food was delicious and the staff was very helpful and friendly! We are beginner surfers and I felt very comfortable with our instructors Alessio and Bella. They rocked! Our room was really nice and spacious. I did not want to leave and I already want to plan a return...

Thank Mandy858
Madison, New Jersey
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Pros: The FOOD! The people! The waves! Practicing your Spanish! Cons: You'll want to tear up your passport and never leave. I don't even know where to begin. Casey was such a gracious host, the entirety of the staff was so friendly and amazing (shout out to Roberto, ¡a la orden!) and it felt like home the entire time. Most...

Thank tylerwpayne
Harvey Cedars, New Jersey
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This was my second surf trip to Nicaragua but first visit to Soma. Great property, attentive staff and delicious food. Everything went smoothly from making the reservation to the airport transfers to the weeklong stay at the camp. Surf was in the "fun" range all week with offshore winds (maybe a little too much offshore but it's that time of...

Thank SurfHC

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy world class surfing, expert surf lessons, guided surf excursions, yoga, natural hot springs, tidal pools and more. Soma has a full service restaurant serving fresh fare with a distinct flavor using natural ingredients where you will truly savor the "farm to table" experience. Enjoy our infinity pool an open air rancho with hammocks, free WIFI plus many more amenities. We are a resort sustainably built with a portion of our proceeds benefiting local charities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Soma Surf Resort

Address: Playa Guasacate, Popoyo, Nicaragua
Region: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > Popoyo
Price Range: ₹ 9,022 - ₹ 11,213 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Soma Surf Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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“We loved the bungalows”
eratchford2, 27 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The three bungalows are gorgeous, gigantic and nestled in tropical foliage that makes you feel a million miles away.”
acmmi, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Bungalows are a great option. You can't go wrong.”
988jaimem, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All of the rooms are excellent. The three "casitas" are equally nice, and very sound proof given the nature.”
Explorer_from_Boston, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Couples should opt for the bungalows. The 3 bed rooms are great for friends traveling together! ”
erinm692, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
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