Playa Sosúa Beach

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Playa Sosúa Beach Vacation & Travel Guide

Playa Sosua Beach is one of the most popular beaches in the Dominican Republic. Located on the north coast of the Dominican Republic, it is a stunningly beautiful beach that draws tourists from all over the world. The beach is world-renowned for its crystal-clear blue waters, white sand, and excellent amenities.

Sosua Beach is a very picturesque bay on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean, which tourists have chosen for recreation. Sosua Beach is considered one of the most beautiful in the Dominican Republic and one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Caribbean. Its length is about a kilometer.

Playa Sosua from the north is protected by coral reefs and distinguished by the seawater's extraordinary purity, which is especially impressive for tourists. Many people note the presence of pleasant fine sand, calm sea, and the incredible beauty of the beach. But some tourists sometimes complain about too big waves. The beach is located in the cozy town of the same name on the northern coast of the Dominican Republic, which has also gained great popularity among tourists.

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Beach infrastructure

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  • Showers
  • Toilets
  • Gastronomy
  • Lifeguards
  • Beach Loungers

How to get to the Playa Sosúa

The city of Sosua is located next to Puerto Plata International Airport (POP) – it is approximately 7 km or 5 minutes’ drive. Sosua can be reached via Highway 5 or Camino Cinco along the northern coast of the Dominican Republic. A taxi ride to the city – $ 25. Sometimes taxi drivers want to get $ 20 from each passenger, then it is recommended to contact another driver.

It should be noted that the number of cars on duty at the airport always exceeds the demand. There is a tourist taxi, reliable but quite expensive. Taxi Sosua & Cabarete is the most popular and demanded company, their parking is located in the city center, the fare is fixed and presented to the public. Also in Sosua, you can use the popular application for calling a taxi – Uber.


Playa Sosúa Beach Weather

The Dominican Republic has a subtropical climate, humid throughout the year. The northeast winds bring freshness, so the heat on the coast is easily tolerated. In the mountains, the altitudinal zonation becomes an additional factor in the formation of the climate, but it is poorly developed, the temperature drops are low.

The rainy season in the Dominican Republic begins in late spring and mostly ends in September. During this period, showers are frequent but always end quickly, so resorts and beaches remain open.

Short showers are also possible at the beginning of the dry season. The most favorable weather in the Dominican Republic is from December to April.

The water temperature in the resorts of the Dominican Republic is higher than +26 ° С all year round. During the day at the resorts, it is steadily warmer than +25 ° С, at night from +20 ° С. Annual precipitation ranges from 1000 to 2000 mm.

Air and water temperature

The air temperature at Playa Sosúa allows sunbathing all year round. Some people feel that the water at Playa Sosúa is too warm from March to January.

Average Monthly Rainy Days

From May to October Playa Sosúa has rainy season. This is something to keep in mind when planning your trip since it is quite possible that you may be unable to sunbathe.

Sports on the Beach


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