Imagine a cozy ranch in the middle of the city ...

Imagine a cozy ranch in the middle of the city ...

Step right up, folks!

Hotel El Rancho in Sosua is your one-stop destination for a vacation experience that will have you laughing, relaxing, and creating memories that will last a lifetime.

Our cozy, Guest-friendly and affordable hotel is perfectly located for a relaxing vacation in a city full of life. It is located in the center of the city, just steps away from the nightlife, restaurants and bars.

You are just steps away from two main beaches, Playa Sosúa and Playa Alicia – and if you prefer to stay, our restaurant and pool are at your disposal …


Our mission? To bring a smile to your face and make you forget about those dull, everyday worries. With our top-notch accommodations, stellar amenities, and top-secret humor serum, we guarantee a stay that’s nothing short of legendary.


Rooms & Suites

Choose from our wide range of whimsical rooms and suites, each designed to tickle your funny bone and provide ultimate comfort. We’ve got everything from slapstick studios to pun-tastic penthouses. Warning: Hilarious pillow fights may ensue!


Dining & Drinks

Feast on a delicious array of cuisine at our on-site restaurants, where our chefs put the “ha” in “haute cuisine.” And don’t forget to wet your whistle at our uproarious bars, where every hour is happy hour!


Pools & Beach

Splash into fun at our side-splitting pools and pristine beach. Whether you prefer to cannonball with a bang or lounge under a palm tree, our aquatic playground promises endless entertainment.


Activities & Entertainment

Get ready to chuckle your way through our roster of knee-slapping activities and entertainment options. From comedy shows and live music to quirky workshops and hilarious games, there’s something for every member of the fun-loving family.


Special Offers

Looking for a deal that’ll make you laugh all the way to the bank? Check out our rib-tickling special offers and packages designed to add even more fun to your stay without breaking the bank.


Book Now

Ready to dive into the most entertaining vacation of your life? Reserve your spot at Hotel El Rancho today and start practicing your best belly laugh!


Contact Us

Got questions or need help planning your laugh-out-loud getaway? Our side-splitting staff is standing by to assist you. Give us a call or send us a message, and we’ll have you grinning from ear to ear in no time.

Welcome to Hotel El Rancho, where the fun never stops, and the laughter never ends! 😂🌴

Room and Package Highlights


1-2 persons

$75 / night


1-2 persons

$85 / night

Special Offers

Seasonal Offers

Weekend Packages

Honeymoon Deals

Last Minute Discounts




Pool Bar & Restaurant

Fitness Room

Free WiFi

In the rooms

Air conditioner & fan


24 hours reception
Private check-in & check-out
Daily cleaning service

Spoken languages


Guest Reviews


I loved the vaulted ceilings. This hotel has a lot of character. The location is excellent and I slept very well. I will be back, I loved it.

Omar, USA

The place has a very convenient location near everything you want to do in Sosua. The neat and clean hotel and the price is very convenient. and it has a safe.

Narcisa, Dominican Republic

Cozy hotel right in town, but also close to the beach – the distance to the small beach Alicia is only 120 meters, to the big beach of Sosua 5 minutes. Good selection of German and international dishes.

Frank, Germany


Our partners offer a variety of sporting recreational activities in Sosúa or nearby locations.
Please ask us for support and arrangements.


Tip Top Catamaran Tours offers luxury tours from Sosúa beach along the north coast of the Dominican Republic to Maimon and on their 75-foot catamaran.


Divecenter Merlin has its office on the beach of Sosúa near El Rancho. They offer various courses and trips to 23 dive sites, from coral reefs to shipwrecks.



Kite Beach, Cabarete Bay and Playa Encuentro are the places to go. Take a lesson, rent equipment and enjoy the ride. For more information, see here.



Pauhana Surf Camo There is a surf school and rental center in Cabarete-Sosúa. They offer private lessons and combined packages for the best surfing experience.



















Nestled between a lush green lagoon and the Atlantic Ocean, kibayo is your secluded sanctuary for the mind, body, and soul. A place to connect, explore, and enjoy, all at your own pace.


Cabarete is a developing, stylish beachfront town situated on the North Shoreline of the Dominican Republic, 35 kilometers east of Puerto Plata, arranged straightforwardly on the shores of the Atlantic Sea. Cabarete mixes wave surf, shops, cafés, and bars. Notable for its easygoing surfer vibe, the ex-pat local area, lovely scenes, and undertakings off in an unexpected direction, Explore Cabarete now!

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Yes, we have one pool in the garden.

As much as we love pets, unfortunately, it is not allowed to bring yours to kibayo.

Yes, we have free parking space on the property. The area is limited. Please let us know in advance that you are coming by car.

Check-in is from 3 – 10pm. Late check-in is possible. Please let us know in advance to arrange this. Early check-in is available subject to availability.

Check-out is at 11 am. Late check-out is available subject to availability.

We do not have a shuttle service. We can arrange a taxi service on request. Please let us know in advance to arrange this.

Kibayo is located in Cabarete. The neighborhood is called Tropical Goleta.

We are situated next to National Park El Choco, and the world-famous Kite Beach is within a 10-minute walking distance. Cabarete center is just a 5-minute drive away, and Sosua is a 15 minutes drive, which offers a wide variety of restaurants, bars, clubs, shops, and much more.

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Discover the Paradise of El Rancho Sosua Hotel: Your Home Away from Home

Welcome to the beautiful El Rancho Sosua Hotel, a hidden gem nestled in the heart of Sosua, Dominican Republic. Our luxury hotel offers guests an unforgettable experience, combining the best of tropical relaxation and vibrant local culture. From our world-class amenities to our unparalleled hospitality, we invite you to join us on a journey of a lifetime.

A Prime Location: Explore the Wonders of Sosua

Located just minutes away from the pristine beaches of Playa Sosua and Playa Alicia, El Rancho Sosua Hotel provides the perfect base for exploring the natural beauty and rich history of the Dominican Republic. In addition to our close proximity to these stunning beaches, we are also within walking distance to the bustling nightlife, shopping, and dining options in downtown Sosua.

Adventures at Your Doorstep

At El Rancho Sosua Hotel, adventure is just around the corner. Our expert staff can help you plan and book a variety of exciting excursions and activities, such as:

  • Snorkeling and scuba diving
  • Catamaran cruises
  • Ziplining through lush tropical forests
  • Horseback riding along the beach
  • Guided tours of historical sites and local attractions

Luxurious Accommodations: A Sanctuary of Comfort and Style

Each of our spacious guest rooms and suites is designed with your comfort and relaxation in mind. Our accommodations feature:

  • Plush bedding and premium linens
  • Flat-screen TVs with international channels
  • Complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning and ceiling fans
  • Fully equipped kitchenettes
  • Private balconies with stunning views

Indulge in Our World-Class Amenities

At El Rancho Sosua Hotel, we pride ourselves on offering our guests a wide range of exceptional amenities and services, including:

  • A sparkling outdoor swimming pool
  • A state-of-the-art fitness center
  • A rejuvenating spa with a full menu of treatments
  • A gourmet on-site restaurant serving local and international cuisine
  • A poolside bar with handcrafted cocktails and live entertainment
  • 24-hour front desk and concierge services
  • Complimentary daily housekeeping

A Taste of Local Culture: Immerse Yourself in Dominican Life

We believe that the best way to truly experience a destination is to immerse yourself in its unique culture and traditions. At El Rancho Sosua Hotel, we’re committed to helping our guests connect with the local community through a variety of cultural experiences and events, such as:

  • Authentic Dominican cooking classes
  • Merengue and bachata dance lessons
  • Artisan craft markets featuring handmade goods
  • Excursions to nearby historical sites and cultural landmarks
  • Opportunities to volunteer and give back to the community

Book Your Stay at El Rancho Sosua Hotel Today

Experience the ultimate tropical getaway at El Rancho Sosua Hotel, where our warm hospitality, luxurious accommodations, and vibrant local culture come together to create the perfect vacation. Whether you’re seeking adventure, relaxation, or a bit of both, our dedicated team is here to make your stay unforgettable.


Embrace the Romance: A Perfect Setting for Weddings and Special Occasions

Let the enchanting atmosphere of El Rancho Sosua Hotel serve as the backdrop for your dream wedding or special event. Our professional event planners will work closely with you to ensure every detail is flawlessly executed, from the perfect menu to stunning floral arrangements. With a variety of indoor and outdoor venues available, we can accommodate events of all sizes and styles.

Create Lasting Memories: Family-Friendly Activities for All Ages

At El Rancho Sosua Hotel, we understand the importance of spending quality time with your loved ones. That’s why we offer a wide range of family-friendly activities and amenities to ensure your vacation is filled with unforgettable moments. From our dedicated children’s pool and play area to our exciting schedule of daily activities, there’s something for everyone at our family-friendly resort.

Sustainability and Community: Our Commitment to the Environment and Local Community

We take pride in our commitment to sustainable practices and giving back to the local community. At El Rancho Sosua Hotel, we strive to minimize our environmental footprint by implementing eco-friendly measures such as energy-efficient lighting, water conservation, and recycling programs. We also support local initiatives and charities, providing opportunities for our guests to get involved and make a positive impact during their stay.

Reserve Your Slice of Paradise at El Rancho Sosua Hotel

Don’t wait any longer to experience the luxurious accommodations, world-class amenities, and unforgettable experiences that await you at El Rancho Sosua Hotel. Contact us today to book your stay and start planning the vacation of a lifetime. We can’t wait to welcome you to our tropical paradise in the heart of Sosua, Dominican Republic.

A Culinary Journey: Savor the Flavors of the Dominican Republic and Beyond

At El Rancho Sosua Hotel, we take pride in offering our guests a dining experience that showcases the diverse and delicious flavors of the Dominican Republic, as well as international favorites. Our on-site restaurant, helmed by a talented team of chefs, uses only the freshest, locally sourced ingredients to craft delectable dishes that will delight your taste buds.

Tempt Your Palate: A Sample of Our Dining Offerings

  • Fresh seafood, caught daily by local fishermen
  • Savory Dominican dishes, such as sancocho, mofongo, and chivo guisado
  • Sizzling grilled meats and barbecue
  • Crisp, farm-to-table salads and vegetable dishes
  • Decadent desserts, featuring tropical fruits and local chocolate
  • A carefully curated wine list, highlighting selections from around the world

Relax and Unwind: Holistic Wellness at Our Tranquil Spa

Discover a sanctuary of peace and rejuvenation at our on-site spa, where our experienced therapists offer a range of holistic treatments designed to help you relax, renew, and revitalize your body and mind. Choose from an extensive menu of services, including:

  • Customized massages, incorporating techniques such as Swedish, deep tissue, and hot stone
  • Soothing facials, tailored to your individual skin type and concerns
  • Body scrubs and wraps, featuring natural ingredients like coconut, coffee, and cocoa
  • Aromatherapy and reflexology sessions
  • Yoga and meditation classes, held in our serene outdoor pavilion

Personalized Wellness Programs: Achieve Balance and Harmony

At El Rancho Sosua Hotel, we understand that wellness is a personal journey. Our dedicated spa team will work with you to create a customized wellness program, combining treatments, activities, and nutrition to help you achieve your health and wellness goals during your stay.

Connect and Collaborate: Exceptional Meeting and Conference Facilities

Whether you’re planning a business retreat, conference, or team-building event, El Rancho Sosua Hotel offers state-of-the-art facilities and personalized services to ensure your gathering is both productive and enjoyable. Our modern meeting spaces can accommodate groups of various sizes, and our professional event planners will work with you to create a seamless experience, from audiovisual setup to customized catering options.

Discover Your New Favorite Destination: Experience El Rancho Sosua Hotel

With so much to offer, it’s no wonder that El Rancho Sosua Hotel has become a favorite destination for travelers seeking a truly unique and memorable vacation. From our luxurious accommodations and exceptional amenities to our vibrant local culture and commitment to sustainability, we invite you to discover for yourself the magic of our tropical paradise. Book your stay today and start making memories that will last a lifetime.


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