Tips for Excursions in Sosua

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Scooter and motorcycle rental at Hotel El Rancho

At Hotel El Rancho in Sosua, you can rent scooters, known as Pasolas, for convenient transportation to the beach, the center of Sosua, or the nightlife in El Batey. For those seeking a more adventurous experience, Enduro Bikes are also available for rent. However, scooters are only available upon request through our partner providers.

Please inquire about availability before starting your vacation.


Scooter: €10 per day Enduro MotorBike: €25 per day.

Passion for fishing?
Do you enjoy fishing?

As a guest at Hotel El Rancho, we offer you the opportunity to rent fishing equipment tailored to local fishing conditions. Whether you prefer spinning or surf fishing rods, match or ground rods, we provide high-quality fishing equipment for the enthusiastic sports angler. We recommend booking your fishing equipment early as availability is limited.

Flights to Puerto Plata

Flight only to Puerto Plata

To visit us at our hotel in Sosua, you should typically fly to the international airport “Gregorio Luperon” in Puerto Plata. From there, it’s just a 20-minute drive to Sosua.

Currently, there are four direct flights from Germany to Puerto Plata. The airline Condor offers one flight on Sundays and one on Wednesdays from Frankfurt to Puerto Plata. On Wednesdays, you have a stopover in Santo Domingo or Montego Bay on the return flight.

Here you can search for flights with Condor:

Condor Website
Additionally, Eurowings Discover flies from Frankfurt to Puerto Plata. These flights depart on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Alternatively, you can fly to the airports in Santo Domingo, Samana, or Punta Cana, but the journey to Hotel El Rancho is a bit more time-consuming.

Excursions in the surroundings of Sosua

Cable car Puerto Plata

The cable car to the top of “Isabel de Torres” offers a breathtaking view over Puerto Plata. At the summit, you will find a fortress and a statue of “Christ the Redeemer.” Enjoy the view and relax in the botanical garden. From Sosua, you can reach Puerto Plata in half an hour.

More information about “Teleférico Puerto Plata“.

Interesting destinations in the Dominican Republic

Lake Enriquillo

Situated below sea level, this vast lake has much to offer: Boating, iguanas, crocodiles, and hot natural springs can all be found here.

Monte Christi

Located on the border with Haiti, this old port town is rich in history.

Jaragua National Park – Bahia de las Aguilas

Bahia de las Aguiles – Bay of Eagles is one of the most beautiful and remote beaches in the Caribbean. Near the southern border between the Dominican Republic and Haiti, this uncrowded tourist destination is part of the Jaragua National Park.

Sabana del Mar

The birthplace of Señorita Elupina Cordero, the miracle healer whose miracles have been regularly documented, and whose chapel attracts hundreds of pilgrims every year.

Tour Samana

The “Zip Lines” can be truly thrilling: You race down a hill attached to a steel cable. Numerous tours with various offers, from exciting pirate life to relaxed fishing, can be found here.

Ocean World Puerto Plata

Ever wanted to swim with dolphins? Are you comfortable interacting with other sea animals like sharks or seals? If so, head to Ocean World in nearby Puerto Plata.

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