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Sosua Travel Tips

Stylish Sousa Vacation Rentals

Sousa is a popular tourist destination in the Dominican Republic and there are many condos and rental apartments available. Many are located on the beachfront and have spectacular views over the bay. Enjoy relaxing on the deck while sipping cocktails as you watch the sunset. The rentals range in size from cozy one-bedroom apartments to luxurious penthouse condos and villas. Most have well equipped kitchens, filled with modern appliances and conveniences. A great benefit of staying in a rental apartment is having the additional living space and privacy of your own lounge to relax in at the end of every day. Some apartments have private Jacuzzis which are great for lazy summer nights.

Sousa Travel Seasons

Sousa is in the Dominican Republic which enjoys a year-round warm tropical climate. The peak travel season occurs in the months of December and January when sun lovers from the northern hemisphere come to escape the winter chills. This also falls within the dry season which is from December to April. For the rest of the year, the temperature remains warm but the humidity levels climb significantly. Rain showers occur frequently and tropical storms can occur between July and October.

Things to Do near Sousa Villas

The primary attractions are Sousa’s beautiful sandy beaches. The main beach at Sousa is a wide sand crescent-shaped cove. A wide variety of water sports are available and equipment can be hired on the beachfront. The coral reefs are a short swim away and you can enjoy hours of snorkeling in the shallows. Sousa is also popular for diving excursions, particularly because the reefs are so sheltered. The calm conditions are perfect for beginners, yet even advanced divers will enjoy the wide variety of marine life surrounding the coral reefs. There are numerous restaurants and souvenir stalls catering specifically to tourist tastes. In the wintertime, you can go on whale watching excursions

If you’d like to see some of the sights, there are several near Sousa. Visit the Rum Distillery where you can tour the complex and sample some of the local brew. You can also purchase some rum to enjoy in your cocktails at night. There is also the cigar factory where cigars are hand-rolled by local craftsmen.

Take a drive to the Mount Isabel Reserve where you can take a cable car ride to the summit. From here, you can enjoy the panoramic views of the island. There is also a replica of Rio’s Christ statue that stands on the mountaintop. You can visit the botanical gardens and enjoy a leisurely afternoon stroll.

A visit to Sousa is not complete without a night out on the town. Enjoy a delicious seafood meal in one of the local restaurants followed by dancing at one the vibrant nightspots. There are many venues to choose from so you can find one that suits both your style and budget. You can mingle with the locals and large expat community of residents. Enjoy some unique cocktails made from the local rum to get the evening going.

Visitors to Dominican Republic Vacation Rentals

Sousa is popular destination for European tourists and there is a large expatriate community of German, French and English origins. Many U.S. and Canadian travelers also enjoy the laid-back island vibe of Sousa and return year of year to enjoy the beaches and seaside attractions. There is a vibrant nightlife in the town and many restaurants offering local and international cuisine. Scuba divers are attracted to the island's fringing corals reefs and snorkeling is also a popular tourist activity.

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