The town of Somo is a quiet and cozy place, well connected to Santander, capital of Cantabria. It is accessible by road or by boat across the bay from Santander, possibly one of the most beautiful bays in the world. Greats restaurants, nightlife venues and a magical place, where an unforgettable holidays.
Somo Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches of Cantabria, North of Spain. With 7 km of white sand this is one of the ideal beaches for all beach lovers, surfers or nature lovers.
The Cantabria region has plenty of entertainment possibilities, with their great tours like the nature park Cabarceno just 15 minutes, caves, villages with great history as Santillana del Mar at your doorstep, the ski resort of Alto Campo and of course, wonderful beaches.
The region is considered a swell magnet due to its north westerly orientation, especially between San Vicente de la Barquera and Galizano.
On the east side of Galizano, in Laredo
, you will find a pristine seashore and countryside area but with less swell as it is protected by a small stretch of land between Noja
. Near San Vicente de la Barquera
, there's the Liencres Natural Park
with a very cool atmosphere and the region's longest stretch of sand and consistent high quality beach-breaks
. So guess where is Somo? Yes... Somo is right in the middle of it all
This region is therefore famous for its diversity of surf spots. The surf hotel
and surf school is ideally located right in front of Somo's
beach and close to many of these secret surf spots
which you can get to know with our surfari packages
The school instructors and local guides are among the most experienced in Spain and know exactly what kind of waves you are fitted to surf or that will impress you. The surf school gives 2 surf sessions per day normally in Somo beach but surf spots may change according to natural conditions of each day.
In Cantabria you can surf from easy long waves to hollow tubes. The most famous surf spots around are the Island of Santa Marina
, an heavy wave that breaks over a reef, El Brusco
a beach break that with the right swell makes hollow tube rides, El Muro
a left hander point break
good for practicing perfection, Suances, Laredo and Somo, a beach break ideal for beginners
but that can also get nasty sometimes!