Popoyo Surf House on the Beach

  • $465,000
Nicaragua, Popoyo, Nicaragua


Surf House in Playa Popoyo Nicaragua – Sirena Surf House is a beachfront villa with stunning views of the Pacific Ocean and direct access to the beach.

Situated at the end of a quiet beach road, this two story home features 2 bedrooms and 2.5 baths on the first floor, as well as a multi functional space (currently used as a shared kitchen, formerly a little shop) and a huge covered terrace with views of both the garden and the ocean. The second floor is a beautiful private apartment with a spacious open floor plan which features the kitchen, living room and a large covered terrace. The ample master bedroom has its own private balcony and ensuite bathroom. The garden offers stunning views of the Pacific Ocean, large shaded areas, a rancho, a bodega and parking space.

Sirena Surf House has been conceptualised to blend the ocean, surrounding nature and beautiful colonial architecture together. Built in 2017, the owner has put endless efforts into every detail in order to create an unforgettable experience. Surrounded by beautiful old trees, the villa and garden have plenty of shade to keep the area fresh and breezy.


Currently, Sirena Surf House is a well operating, highly recommended guesthouse and business, featuring 4.9 to 5 star ratings on both Airbnb and Google. For the past 5 years guests have fallen in love with Sirena’s clean design, ocean views, coziness and all round good vibes. All business licenses and permits are up to date.

Sirena Surf House is located in a truly incredible spot. Right on Playa Popoyo, Tola in the Rivas department in South West Nicaragua. The Emerald Coast is known for its world class surf. There are 6 different breaks within walking distance from the house, the most popular being Popoyo, Playa Sardinas and Playa Santana. There is a wide variety of hotels, restaurants, shops and bars walking distance from the house.

The most special asset of Sirena Surf House is definitely its charm and design. But it is important to note that the house is completely turn key and built to be adapted to your needs. It can be a family residence or vacation home with several spacious rooms or a fully operating lodge with the possibility to expand and even open a little restaurant. The options are endless. It is a beautiful opportunity to make your beachfront dreams come true in a unique and growing area.

Built on Two Lots

The house is built on 2 adjoining lots of 546 and 466 square meters, a total of 1012 square meters. Like most beachfront property in Nicaragua, the land is a concession, which is a permanent lease from the government that is renewed annually. The current lease for both lots is 511 USD per year.

The beachfront lot to the North of Sirena Surf House’s property is being sold separately. It measures 360 square meters and is also a concession. The lease currently costs 183 USD per year. The lot is listed 70,000 USD.

Property Features

  • 2 covered terraces
  • Beautiful colonial design
  • bodega
  • laundry room
  • lush shaded garden
  • Plus a multi functional space

Things to do in Popoyo

Popoyo is a small town in Rivas, well known for its incredible beaches. Many surfers know Popoyo because of the inner and outer reef. People come from all over the world to visit the beautiful coastline and ride the best waves of their lives. It’s also the perfect place to learn how to surf or to try out some bigger waves.

Besides surfing, you can find a lot of other activities. Another favorite is fishing and hike with wildlife, take some yoga classes, go surfing, horseback riding, just relax or try some good food. In this article we’ll discuss the top 6 things to do when you’re on holidays in Popoyo Nicaragua.


Popoyo reef itself is one of the most famous surf spots around the area. It’s the most consistent wave with a long-running A-frame breaking over a rocky reef shelf. Popoyo reef breaks on all tides and has over 300 days of offshore wind and that’s why it is Nicaragua’s most consistent break. Popoyo Outer Reef Popoyo is 10 minutes paddling from the inner reef. It is a big wave spot for experts only. It’s exciting to watch for the people at the beach and from the channel.

Popoyo Nicaragua offers 15 different surf spots around the area. A beginner, intermediate and a professional surfer can have a great day of surfing close to each other. You can chose to lay more on the inside or paddle more to the outside.


Nowadays, yoga is really popular and it’s a great way to strengthen and stretch your body. It helps to balance your spirit and focus your mind. There are a lot of yoga styles, some of them are intense and others are relaxing and meditative. A yoga class during your holiday in Popoyo is a great way to start your day.

Around the area there are a lot of different places that offer yoga classes. Every morning you can find yoga classes at 9 am at Mag Rock. They have a room with a seaview and they offer mindful yoga, hatha flow, aerial yoga, surfer flow, restorative yoga and yang yin yoga.

Wildlife Exploring

Nicaragua is a diverse and beautiful country. You can find wildlife in every corner with all kinds of animals, insects, colorful birds, fishes and different kinds of plants and trees. Mostly all the wildlife lives in rainforests, mountains, lakes and volcanoes. You can visit all of them and enjoy the beauty and calmth of the surroundings.

Popoyo has one of the largest Wildlife Refuge and Sea Turtle Reserves in Nicaragua. It’s in front of the surf spot Chacocente with a really important beach. An arribada, a nesting event of sea turtles, takes place between July and December. Olive Ridley turtles arrive with hundreds of thousands to lay their eggs at the beach.

The Nature Reserve has different species of monkeys, mammals, fauna, birds and seabirds. In the tropical dry forest you can find the National bird of Nicaragua, the Motmot, and toucans and golden orioles. You can visit the park for a minimal fee and watch the turtles and the beautiful long sandy beach.

Hiking and Horseback Riding

Popoyo offers some small hikes around the area. You can walk through the jungle or climb upon a mountain to watch the secret bay close to Playa Manzanillo. The long beaches and the national reserve are also an option if you want to walk through beautiful surroundings.

Horseback riding can be done on the beach. A Nicaraguan gaucho, a skilled horseman, will guide you and the rest of your group on a unique tour. You can explore the beaches and the hills around Popoyo and enjoy the wind through your hair.


Choose between an inshore or offshore trip, and explore the various fishing spots out of Popoyo. Test your fishing skills as you bottom fish the shallows, or show off your strength as you troll the open waters, and there’s no end to what you can catch.

Dazzling Jacks, Snappers, and Roosterfish nearshore give way to monstrous Marlin, Mahi Mahi, Tuna, and Sailfish offshore, to give you the fight of your life!


If you want to relax and take a spa day, there are two options in the area. You can visit the tidal pools or the natural hot springs. The tidal pools are at the north end of Guasacate beach. A long walk at the beach will lead you to the tidal pools where you can have a great time with your family or with friends. You can look at the sea shells, the fish and swim in the pools. It’s for free and you can bring a camera to take the perfect picture together.

Visiting the natural hot springs is a nice experience if you want to visit a local place. It’s a rough and calm place in the middle of nature. The hottest pool provides water for two other pools. They are designed like swimming pools and they have the perfect hot temperature to relax. A lot of local people visit the hot springs to relax but also to wash their clothes and to do the dishes. They don’t have hot water or washing machines at home.

Good Restaurants

Popoyo has a lot of great restaurants. Because of the fishing village you can find daily fresh seafood. Local farms sell beef and pork and a big amount of homegrown vegetables and fruits. You can find great restaurants that suit any budget.

Overall, popoyo has a lot to offer and to enjoy your holidays without worrying what to do and where to go. You can always ask our staff at Las Plumerias for some more information about the activities in and around the surf lodge.

  • City Popoyo
  • State/county Rivas
  • Country Nicaragua


Updated on January 27, 2024 at 12:30 pm
  • Property ID: ISP-33587
  • Price: $465,000
  • Land Area: 1012 m²
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 3.5
  • Property Type: Villas
  • Property Status: For Sale

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