Sosua

Puerto Plata, Costa Norte

Sosua is a municipality in the province of Puerto Plata, on the North Coast of the Dominican Republic. This was located between the city of Puerto Plata 25 kilometers and the town of Cabarete 20 kilometers around.

It consists of the popular sectors Charamicos purely Dominican neighborhood and El Batey, where are the majority of hotels and shops. Both are on either side of the wide beach of Sosua.

It was in El Batey where at first the United Fruit Company now Chiquitas Brands install administrative offices, barracks, houses and a wharf in the early twentieth century, although the place had been inhabited since long ago. Nearby there was a dependent outpost of the Spanish garrison of Santiago de los Caballeros.

The founding of Sosua is officially recognized, with the arrival of Jewish settlers were welcomed by the government of dictator Rafael Leonidas Trujillo in 1938. The Jews introduced in Sosua, Dairy industry and Meat, which is an important economic contribution to the community.

Sosúa since mid- 80, has been one of the most important tourist destinations of the north coast of Dominican Republic. Your beach located throughout Sosua Bay is just over a mile long, is bathed by the waters of the Atlantic is quiet and white sand.

Just 3 decades ago, Sosúa was a quiet fishing village when it worked just a hotel, now a major tourist community living and makes an important contribution to the development of the North Coast of the Dominican Republic.

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