Sosua Journals

Heaven on Earth

A November 2002 trip to Sosua by Melodydunn

Quote: The Dominican Republic is a hidden gem! Who knew this tropical paradise had so much to offer? The food is fabulous, the people are very friendly, the beaches and weater was to die for. Water, water everywhere. What more could I ask for??

Heaven on Earth

Overview

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There wasn't anything we disliked about the area where we stayed. Sosua and Cabarete were such pretty areas with some of the best restaurants I could imagine. Try the seafood as it is the best. The people are very friendly and will stop and help a tourist. We felt very safe in the area.Quick Tips: Bring lots of sunscreen and buy lots of bottled water. Best Way To Get Around: We heard horror stories about the public transportation, so we stayed away. Get your resort to call a taxi, as they are kept track of by a company and you have less chance of being robbed. My husband had a man on a motorcycle drive him around for a very cheap price, but walking is great fun as you get to see al...Read More

Coconut Palms Resort

Hotel | "The Coconut Palms Resort"

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Best Things Nearby:On site, there is a really great restaurant, but we chose to explore the area. From what I hear, the optional all-inclusive meal plan is really good. There is horseback riding and lots of water sports on site for the adventurous types. Children can participate in the children's activities or swim in the kids pool. Best Things About the Resort:The units were very large and clean. We were worried as this resort didn't have a high rating, but as soon as we arrived, we were very pleased. The staff were helpful and friendly and made us feel right at home immediately. We loved the beach even though it was a short walk away. It was well worth the three minute walk....Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on July 15, 2003

Coconut Palms Resort
Vista del Caribe
Cabarete, Dominican Republic 57000
(809) 571-1174