The Surf Ranch - Emerald Coast

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Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort - Popoyo

Surf Ranch Popoyo is the second resort in the Surf Ranch resort chain, located in Popoyo, Nicaragua. Surf Ranch Popoyo is a luxury resort spread over 25 acres of ocean view property, a few minute walk from some of the best waves in the world. The resort is undergoing construction and will consist of ocean view apartments and houses. Also you will find world class restaurants, 2 large swimming pools with water slides and a swim up bar. The resort also features the largest skateboard park in Central America, along with a rock climbing wall, tennis court, cross fit gym, spa, conference room & stores.  Surf Ranch Popoyo is set to be one of the largest resorts in Nicaragua.

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The half moon entrance and drive way leads to the reception. You can choose to park your car in front of the reception while you go inside to check in, before proceeding to the parking lot, upper parking or any of the houses. Also, one of our valet drivers can drive your car to the parking lot for you, while you get checked in. The reception is where all reservations take place. You can simply call the reception from your in-room phone, or visit the reception to book any activities for the day. There will also be a car rental desk and ATM inside the reception for your convenience.


There are 18 ocean view apartments in this complex. 3 stories high by 6 apartments wide with the 1st floor including larger units. The apartments include stairways and hallways to reach each room. Each unit has a balcony over looking the Pacific Ocean. The views get better on each level. The parking lot for these units are located just to the left side, when looking at the diagram above. From the parking lot, there is a trail leading to the apartments. Each apartment comes fully furnished with all amenities, hot water and air conditioning.

Tennis Court
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The tennis court is located right beside the rock climbing wall and skateboard park in the main activity zone. The court has lights for playing tennis at night when it's a little cooler outside. Tennis rackets and balls are available for rent at the reception, or you can bring your own equipment. The tennis court is free for all guests. For outside guests, there will be a fee. From the main entrance, you can drive to the parking lot and check in at the security gate. The activity zone parking lot is located in front of the tennis court and the skateboard park.


Skateboard Park
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The largest skateboard park in Central America. The exact design is still being designed. It will be one of the largest skateparks in the world. The skatepark will have a Mayan Theme, blended into the jungle, trees, mayan statues and landscaping. The park will have a full street plaza and street park section, along with a huge bowl and transfer section. This park will be unlike any skateboard park in the world. It will be in the media spotlight and catch the attention of all skateboard magazines around the world. The Surf Ranch will also be holding skate camps at the Popoyo Skatepark.


Cross Fit Gym
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The 2 story cross fit gym is run by cross fit professionals and trainers. The indoor gym has everything imaginable for cross fit, including a water refill station, and chill station. Sign up at the reception for the cross fit classes. Outside guests are also welcome to join in on the classes. The cross fit gym opens up to an acre of jungle with many more amazing obstacles. Cross fit is the funnest and best way to get in and stay in shape while on vacation.

Spa & Massage Studio
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The Spa & Massage area has a jungle view surrounded by beautiful plants and fauna. Stop by here to relax in the private pool and hot tub, or get a massage, facial or pedicure, while listening to the exotic birds sing their beautiful melodies. The shuttle drivers can pick you up from anywhere around the resort and bring you to the spa studio. Our Spa & Massage specialists are the best in Nicaragua and all have years of experience.

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There are over 14 houses with 180 degree views of the Pacific Ocean. By far, the houses have the best views of the whole resort. The houses have over 4000 square feet of space, and each house has a private outdoor pool and comes with 3 - 5 bedrooms. Each house has private parking and a small yard. You can reach the houses by way of the main road. After entering the resort, drive through the first parking lot, then up the hill to your house. There are a few houses left for sale, to view purchase & investment info, please click here.

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One of the first indoor air conditioned restaurants in Southern Nicaragua. A great way to eat and drink while escaping the Nicaraguan heat. Food & drink specials always available. There is also an outdoor patio with umbrellas where you can dine. The steps lead down to the pool side and swim up bar. You can also order food & drinks while lounging poolside on any of the lounge chairs. Take a seat, and our waiters / waitresses will take your order within minutes. The restaurant is only available to resort guests and outside guests with a day pass.

Upper Bar
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The upper level bar serves drinks, food and snacks. The bar is reachable by car, by driving through the first parking lot, past the security gate, and up the hill to the parking lot right out front of the bar. There is an outdoor patio lounge, or you can eat and drink at the bar. The views from this level are amazing and provide a 180 degree view of the ocean and sunsets. Our waiters / waitresses will also serve you while you are in the upper level pool. The bar is only available to resort guests and outside guests with a day pass.

Pools & Waterslides
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The pool is one of the largest in Nicaragua. The pool has islands and also a swim up bar. We also have the largest waterslide in Nicaragua connecting the top pool down to the bottom pool. To get back up, there are stairs on the side. The pool is surrounded by lounge chairs, shade, and of course right next to the main restaurant and bar. The pool has lights for night time use. To the right of the pool, there is a water fall rock feature and outdoor showers and a change room. The pool is only available to resort guests and outside guests with a day pass.  There is also a jacuzzi attached to the side of the swim up bar.

Interested in purchasing a unit?

If you are interested in purchasing a unit, please contact us with any questions you may have.


Phone: (505) 8816-8748