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Milan, Italy
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

I can only spend good words for this hotel. The host Casey is truly welcoming and kind, the resort is located on top of a hill surrounded by a lovely green countryside, rooms are specious, clean and provided with all the comforts. Food served at the restaurant is delicious!

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Milan, Italy
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27 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

Hotel incredibly designed, decorated, and naturally landscaped on top of a high elevation where you can see the ocean and lush vegetation of the hillside. The rooms were absolutely beautiful, clean and luxurious. I'm so grateful to Casey, Bill, and their entire staff for everything. This is destination is a must!

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New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016

the best part about any trip is feeling at home.... this is exactly what I experienced at Soma... The beautiful couple who own it picked us up and delivered us to paradise! You can immedietly tell that they have put their heart and soul into making this a special place. The rooms are immaculate, I felt I had my own... More 

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

Hola Ghada, Thank you for taking the time to write such an awesome review! Bill and I so enjoyed meeting you and were delighted that you had such a great experience here at Soma. We strive to meet all of our guests expectations and were so happy that we could introduce you to Nicaragua and all of it's beauty. Looking... More 

Brooklyn, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

Bill and Casey are incredible hosts. They have created a true retreat in the glorious hills of Popoyo Beach with gorgeous rooms and food, and a bed and pillows to die for. We had trouble leaving and even changed our flights to stay longer. Cannot wait to return. And I learned to surf for the first time and felt so... More 

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

Hola Farrel, Thank you for your review. It was great fun to have you stay with us at Soma. We so enjoyed you guys and glad that you left with some fond memories. It gives everyone here a sense of satisfaction that we were able to help you chill, catch some fun waves, enjoy the Nicaraguan culture and just be.... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

Relaxing and tranquil getaway. Set among beautiful beaches and pristine landscape, Soma Surf offers luxury accommodations, first class service, and fantastic food at very affordable prices. It’s by the far the best place for the money anywhere along the Emerald Coast. The owners and staff take amazing care of their guests and truly make you feel at home. I will... More 

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

Hola Raygan, Thank you for your review. We loved having both you and Douglas stay with us here at Soma. It is always a great feeling to be able to give our guests a memorable experience and know they left feeling relaxed, happy and with a better understanding of the Nicaraguan culture. Thank you again for choosing Soma Surf Resort... More 

Tampa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

Beyond being in a surfers paradise Soma Surf Resort is amazing and beautiful. From every angle it looks like a page from architectural digest. Incredibly designed, decorated, and naturally landscaped on top of a high elevation where you can see the ocean and lush vegetation of the hill side. It is a small resort that clearly chose quality over quantity.... More 

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

Hola Steve, Thank you for the great review and for spending time with us here at Soma. All of us here strive to give you a memorable experience. Fellow Buffalonians! How cool was that. The world indeed is a small one. Spread the word to the "Buffalo Tribe" of friends and family. Hope to see you guys back here and... More 

San Francisco, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 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
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 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
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 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 

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Amenities

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  • 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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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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
Location: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > Popoyo
Price Range: $147 - $201 (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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Soma Surf Resort Nicaragua/Popoyo
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