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San Francisco, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Cons: if you're there to surf, they will drop you off once a day at the most crowded break (popoyo) no matter the tide or conditions and they might or might not pick you back up. One evening I actually had to walk 15 min in the dark to find a bar that was gracious enough to call them to... More 

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SomaSurf, Owner at Soma Surf Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review on Soma and for giving us an opportunity to respond. We have 3 different surf packages which are based on skill levels. One for beginners who are looking for a lot of hands on and daily lessons, one for intermediates who need guiding and feedback on getting to that next level and one for advanced... More 

Geneva, Switzerland
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Our stay in Soma was an absolute pleasure. The property is lovely with spacious rooms, a pool and numerous relaxation areas. Staff is very friendly, always happy to help and the food is exquisite. We thoroughly recommend the surf package; there is a good selection of boards and the option of two surf trips a day to a number of... More 

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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 3 May 2016

SOMA is a beautifully designed surf resort with thought and care in the details. You can relax in simple luxury, eat delicious food, and access some of the best breaks in Nicaragua. Popoyo is an undeveloped community and during the last 1.5 hours from the Pan American highway you will travel on a dirt road. It's worth the trouble to... More 

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Houston, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 29 April 2016

We had bought a accomodation and meals package for a 5 night stay in Nicaragua. The Soma property is gorgeous. Beautiful location and tastefully done. Our room was beautiful, comfortable and clean. The meals were wonderful, fresh, healthy and locally sourced as much as possible. The staff and owners (Bill and Casey) were friendly and helpful beyond the call of... More 

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SomaSurf, Owner at Soma Surf Resort, responded to this review

Hola Amanda & Jim, Thank you again my friends for staying with us at Soma and for the opportunity to share a little slice of paradise with you both. Look forward to seeing you both back to Soma. Hugs, Bill, Casey & and the Soma Staff More 

Albuquerque, New Mexico
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Soma is a beautifully appointed, comfortable and lovely boutique resort. We stayed in room #4, with 3 twin beds (two pushed together for my husband & me plus one for our teenage daughter), plenty of room and a spacious bathroom. The beds were super comfy and the A/C and ceiling fan worked perfectly to keep us cool in the Nicaraguan... More 

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Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2016

We had the entire resort to ourselves when we stayed for a week. The resort is in a remote part of the country and we really enjoyed the isolation. The bungalow was huge with a wonderful shower and bathroom. We could access Wifi from our room. The food was excellent and the kitchen staff were very accommodating for my picky... More 

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Toronto, Ontario
1 review
Reviewed 20 March 2016

My husband and I came to Soma for our honeymoon during the beginning of March. This place was absolutely breathe taking and the staff we're so personable and friendly. Casey, the owner was incredible and she made our stay at Soma so releasing and inviting. After many great conversations with her and her team my husband and I left feeling... More 

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Turku, Finland
1 review
Reviewed 20 March 2016

Let's start with rooms: they are huge and comfortable, especially in the bungalows, and spotless clean. The pool area, breakfast room and dinner room are equally inviting. The photos do not do enough justice for the resort area. The best part of Soma is the service. As the resort is very small the service is very personal and all your... More 

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Denver, Colorado, United States
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Reviewed 18 March 2016

The rooms were very nice and super comfortable. The food was AMAZING! I loved all of the staff. They were very helpful and friendly. I would say that if you are surfing make sure to bring some heavy duty sunscreen since the closest store is a good distance away. Would totally recommend this place!

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Denver, Colorado
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35 reviews
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Reviewed 9 March 2016

We don't stay at Soma because we live in Nica within driving distance. However, they have some of the best food on the pacific coast of Nicaragua. Over the years we have been to Soma for various occasions and their fabulous menu never disappoints. Today, four of us traveled to Soma for a relaxing and delicious lunch. I had the... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy world class surfing, 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 and a portion of our proceeds benefit local charities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Soma Surf Resort

Address: Playa Guasacate, Popoyo, Nicaragua
Region: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > Popoyo
Price Range: €131 - €184 (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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“Ask for Villa 2! ”
 of 5 bubbles raygane, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the bungalows which were great.”
 of 5 bubbles stevesior, 9 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Cabanas are lovely and private, regular rooms are spacious and pool.”
 of 5 bubbles hoppityhop, 3 May 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms seemed equally great”
 of 5 bubbles deanns2015, 18 Mar 2016 | Read review
“We did the surf package, and it was an incredible deal. The room was beautiful, we had our own little cabin; the food was so delicious and healthy; and the surf lessons were an absolute blast. ”
 of 5 bubbles 835mial, 5 Mar 2016 | Read review
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