SOMO Inn Surf Hostel - Santander, Cantabria. Spain
Somo Surf Inn is located in the popular seaside resort of Somo, which has reputed beach breaks ideal for beginners and long boarders. The small town is situated on a narrow sand peninsula that closes the Bay of Santander, across from the city. It is also close to other good spots like Liencres, Suances, Laredo and El Brusco, Cantabria’s most famous spot.
Most of these are beach breaks and blessed with excellent swell conditions all year long. Somo Surf Inn is 200 metres from the beach and offers comfortable accommodation, good food and easy access to the Surf School, should you like to polish your surf or rent material. Somo Beach is a four miles long stretch of fine sand with good beach breaks, ideal to learn to surf.
This charming inn with a good restaurant in Somo is close to the beach and offers a range of comfortable accommodation in single, double and triple rooms, all with private bathroom, TV and internet.
Full continental breakfast, lunch and dinner with several dishes to choose from, bread, water and wine – yummy homemade dishes !
- Single Room
- Double Room
- Triple Room (Double room with extra bed)
You can combine your stay at the inn with a surf course at Santander Surf School. The school also runs a fully equipped surf shop and a wide range of material is available for sale and rental (see individual entry for more details)
Somo itself is a reputed surf spot with excellent beach breaks ideal for beginners. Somo is also ideally located to discover the nearby breaks of Langre and Galizano, a few kilometres east of the seaside resort. Santander is centrally located to discover the splendid, although underrated surf spots of Cantabria. West of Santander are the spots of Liencres, Suances, Oyambre and Meron. East of the the city are the spots of Laredo, Santona and El Brusco, Cantabria’s most famous break. Most of these breaks are beach breaks and enjoy excellent swell conditions year round thanks to the deep northern Atlantic depressions travelling down the Bay of Biscay.
LOCATION & GETTING HERE
Somo is a popular seaside resort with a miles long sandy beach ideally situated on a small sandy peninsula closing the bay of Santander, right across from the city of Santander, which can be reach by shuttle boat. Somo is also adjacent to the famous Pedrena Royal Golf Club, inaugurated in 1929, designed by Harry S. Colt and home of club of Severiano Ballesteros, the famous Spanish player who started his amazing career here as a caddy.
Linked by shuttle boat service from Somo, Santander is located on a beautiful bay flanked by numerous beaches. The capital of Cantabria was made popular in the 19th. century by the royal family, combining the charm of an old summer resort with a range of cultural activities.
Cantabria is a mountainous region on the Atlantic coast and part of the “Green Spain” area. Located between Asturias and the Basque country, the region is divided into two distinct natural environments. The coastal area, some two hundred kilometres of cliffy shoreline and a series of quiet estuaries, is separated from the high mesetas of central Spain by the snow capped Picos de Europa range which rises up to 2,665 meters. This wild and unspoiled area of outstanding beauty is protected as a natural park, still hosting wild bears and wolves.
Atlantic, with mild/wet winters and warm summers
Somo Across the bay from Santander Ferry Somo-Santander (every 20 min. / 20 min. crossing)
- Santander Airport (SDR), 15 km. (Iberia + Ryanair)
- Bilbao Airport (BIO), 80 km. (Easyjet, Hapag Llyod, Air Berlin, Aerlingus, Iberia, Lufthansa)
- Bus service from both airports to Santander
PRICES & PACKAGES
Rest of the Year
- DOUBLE ROOM B&B: 46 EUR
- SINGLE ROOM B&B: 35 EUR
- DOUBLE ROOM FULL BOARD: 100 EUR
- SINGLE ROOM FULL BOARD: 60 EUR
- DOUBLE ROOM HALF BOARD: 80 EUR
- SINGLE ROOM HALF BOARD: 50 EUR
June, Second forthnight of September & Bank holidays
- DOUBLE ROOM B&B: 56 EUR
- SINGLE ROOM B&B: 40 EUR
- DOUBLE ROOM FULL BOARD: 120 EUR
- SINGLE ROOM FULL BOARD: 70 EUR
- DOUBLE ROOM HALF BOARD: 90 EUR
- SINGLE ROOM HALF BOARD: 55 EUR
July, August, First fortnight of September & Easter
- DOUBLE ROOM: 66 EUR
- SINGLE ROOM: 48 EUR
- DOUBLE ROOM FULL BOARD: 150 EUR
- SINGLE ROOM FULL BOARD: 90 EUR
- DOUBLE ROOM HALF BOARD: 120 EUR
- SINGLE ROOM HALF BOARD: 70 EUR
BREAKFAST: 3 EUR including coffee, milk, fruit juice, pastries and toasts
DAILY MENU: 8 EUR including bread, drinks and desert
SPECIAL WEEKEND MENU: 14 EUR including bread, drinks and desert
All rooms with private bathroom, TV and internet