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Sosua Beach is a small beach town located on the North
Coast of the Dominican Republic. It is located  between
Cabarete, ten miles to the East and Puerto Plata, twenty
miles to the West.  Sosua is a legendary party town
known for its lively nightlife, bars and discos.
Sosua
Main Beach
is one of the most beautiful beaches in the
Caribbean and is lined with close to 150  bars and
restaurants. The water is gin clear and is famous for
scuba, snorkeling or just sitting back and having a cold
Presidente Beer on a Sunday afternoon.  Sosua  also
stirs up a huge amount of controversy which keeps us
busy trying to keep up. Stay tuned for all the Sosua
News and Eventos from  this tiny town.  Never a dull
moment in Sosua Beach.
AS ALWAYS STAY TUNED
INTRODUCING SOSUA BEACH
DON MIGUELO ROCKS HIGH CARIBBEAN NIGHT CLUB. CONCERT REVIEW 7/15/2017
7/15/2017.  Don Miguelo and his amazing band invaded the New High Caribbean Nightclub Saturday
night.  We also saw him at Beach Fest in April.   His music is a combination of Hip Hop and Rock and the
crowds just go crazy. Everyone is off their feet jumping all over the venues.  Saturdays show was an
hour long set that started at 3:20 am. Thats right 3:20 and went till 4:30. Long for  hip hop show.  There
were three opening acts and we have no idea who they were.  His band played for about ten minutes
before he took stage.  Then he took control and played a hit filled set, backed by an eight piece band.  
We walked out of the club at 4:30.  Also the dance floor was turned into a VIP section so we couldnt get
as close as we would have liked.  The concert drew a crowd of about 200?  Not many for a hot act like
this.  
Just shows how slow Sosua is these days.  And who wrote the check? Admission was 500 pesos or
about $12US Someone wrote a huge check to support this.  When will Don play the new PP
Amphitheater? Dont know but we cant wait to see him in front of 6,000 fans. That is 6,000 people going
crazy. Don you just Killed. You Nailed it.  Sorry we  missed
El Alfa at the Latin Club on Sunday.
BEER , RUM,  BEACHES,  BARS.  DISCOS , PARTIES,  EVENTS,  MUSIC , AWESOME  TRAVEL, HOT LATIN LADIES, FUN
ITS ALWAYS LADIES NIGHT, HAPPY HOUR AND A PARTY GOING ON AT ILOVESOSUA.COM
11/7/2017. SCROLL
DOWN FOR OUR
AWESOME TRIP TO
SANTO DOMINGO FOR
FESTIVAL PRESIDENTE
2017. JUST AMAZING
SUNNY SOSUA BEACH
ON A HOT SUNDAY
AFTERNOON. NEED
WE SAY MORE
Look at  the stunning
view of Sosua Bay
from from the
Bellamar Hotel.
SOSUA NEEDS A
MAN LIKE VLADAMIR
CESPEDES ONCE
AGAIN. WHERE ARE
YOU???
DON MIGUELO ROCKS THE PUERTO PLATA AMPHITHEATER. CONCERT REVIEW 7/292017
The Puerto Plata  Amphitheater did it again Saturday night   with another great concert. But some
disappointments. Opening the night was veteran Marengue artist
 Yovanny Polanco with a solid thirty
minute set.  The crowd just loves this guy and were dancing in the isles.  The next act was again
Marengue vet
Rubby Perez.  Now a thirty to fortyfive  minute set  is about right for a multiple band
format  in this venue. But Rubby played on and on. 90 minutes? Just too long and the volume was
amped to the pain level. Now we are ACDC concert vets but Rubbys voice was so loud it was shattering
eye glasses. We have seen Rubby several times in the past but never this  long a set.  But the
audience seemed to enjoy it .
Next was Bachatas Joe Veres.  This was a disappointment. He went
though a number of his hits, but left out his best.
Chuquita Mia.  This is one of the best  bachata songs
ever written and he skipped it. This song and
Dom Miguelo were the reasons we showed up. But last
on stage was Don himself and as  usual brought the  crowd to life
. We have seen him  three times
since April and never disappoints.  His rockin ten piece band is the best.  Also,no dancing girls? Hmm.
But the concert was Free. Yes Free.  All in all it was anther great night in PP.
11/3/2017 SOSUA NEWS. BIG WEEKEND PARTY CROWDS IN SOSUA AND MORE
8/4/2017. The transformation of Sosua Beach from a
bachelor party haven to a family resort has been a
rocky one. The two pics to the left are the
La Roca
restaurant. The top photo is La Roca in its prime and
the bottom pic is La Roca now.  To the right is the
Strip
rockin and crowded with business and the bottom
photo is the strip today. Main Beach is not the only
part of Sosua under assault these days.  But where
are the families? Seven years into this experiment
and you rarely see a family walking around Sosua.  
What happened?
This is progress right? Shocking.
SOSUA BEACH  JUST A FEW YEARS AGO AND NOW. TAKE A LOOK
!
AND YET ANOTHER CHARITY OPERATING IN  SUNNY SOSUA BEACH 10/5/2017
Yet another Chartiy setting up shop  in Sosua.  This one is called Quisqueya Aprende Contigo.  This is help
illiterate residents learn to read.
 It is just a fact, the DR has a very high literacy rate.  The public schools do a
great job of teaching Reading, Writing  and Math.  In fact in eleven years here we have not  met one illiterate
Dominican that we can think of.  And the school system already runs these types of programs to get people
caught up to speed.
The Sosua area attracts dozens of charities. Why? Because there are girls, beaches and
cold beer and the workers get fat salaries to enjoy all the spoils.
. Why else? You can bet the owners are not
flying coach. Wanna Bet?  We will bet most of these are making someone rich.  We never hear of any
charities going into bad or dangerous areas. Just pretty beach towns. Reference. SOSUANEWS.COM
FESTIVAL PRESIDENTE 2017.  AWESOME MAGICAL NIGHTS  AND A LITTLE PAIN TOO
BASEBALL IS BACK. LETS PLAY BALL!
BASEBALL, PRESIDENTE BEER AND PRETTY LADIES
Sosua News 11/3/2017. First off a big thanks to Kahuna Bar in Cabarete for putting on a
great Halloween party. Owner Sabastian always seems to pull it off.  When in Cabarete stop
by for a drinks and great cuisine right on the beach.  Also a thanks to Classico Disco in
Sosua for another great party. And a huge weekend party crowd Sosua. Sosua dead? No
way. And its good to see the Sosua hotels and restaurants get some extra business. Badly
needed these days. Week day traffic is slow.
Remember the days when there were huge
crowds seven days per week? But its great to see big crowds at Classico and Sosua Light.
 
The new sidewalks are completed so we are not walking around in mud and dirt. This was a
complete mess for weeks. The weather is mostly hot and dry and Sosua Main Beach is back
in business. So great news. The party is alive and well in Sosua. So get on a plane. Or
better yet get a passport?  A bad day in Sosua is better than the best day back home.
SOSUA BEACH NEWS 12/17/2015. IT IS SLOW IN SOSUA RIGHT NOW BUT SOME GOOD NEWS
11/28/2017 SOSUA NEWS. GREAT THANKSGIVING WEEKEND AND A HUGE PARTY CROWD
Sosua Beach News 11/28/2017. A big thanks to Bourbon Street Grill in Sosua Beach for
putting on a great Thanksgiving dinner spread that included all the usual turkey, pork,
ham, forty side dishes and a desert bar.   And all you can eat for 1000 pesos or about
$21 US. A great deal and of course our eyes were bigger than our stomachs and we
overate.  Just cant eat like we used to. They even had Lobster Mac and Cheese. Just
too good and the dessert bar was pretty amazing.  And a big crowd came to enjoy the
feast.
Also, the long weekend drew a huge party crowd and the bars and discos were
packed for four days
. Just what the Sosua economy needs these days. But we will say
Sosua is busy on weekends. The Party just keeps on going. And of course our single
guy party crowd is the only savior for the economy.  We are the only ones spending big
money here in town.  Rumba Bar looks like they are planning some sort of reopening?
They had tables in place and  we will see. But it will not be the Rumba of old.  Progress
is moving slowly n the old
Passions Nightclub site. Hotel, bar and restuarant?  
Probably, but not the old Passions thats for sure.  And the old
DLatin Drink site
contunues to be an eyesore as slow progress continues converting the site into a
restaurant and nightclub
. But as we always write here. It was already a  restaurant and
nightclub.  Dlatin has been shut down for four years now.  And millions off tax
revenues lost.  And a final note. We took a quick trip to
Santiago and it was a busy
weekend for the downtown shopping area.  Which by the way is a nice overnight
getaway.  its a fun place to hike around and great nightlife around the Monument area.
And the party keeps going in Sosua and thanks to all for being loyal.  And Stay Tuned
CARNIVAL SEASON  2018 IS GOING STRONG
SOSUA BEACH NEWS 2/4/2018. SUPER BOWL, WEATHER AND THE US TRAVEL WARNING
Hello Readers and sorry for the delay.  But not much to report on these days. Its the
slow period before Xmas and not much going on in Sosua .
But Sosua is now a 24 hour
party town with all the bars open round the clock through 1/9/2018.  Sosua should be
this way 365 day per year.  A never shut down Party Town.
 That is what Sosua Beach is.
A PARTY TOWN.  And tonight is the big
Frank Reyes Concert at the Anfiteatro de Puerto
Plata
.  Frank will be fantastic on the big stage.  And will be a rockin good time. If we can
get in cheap enough we will go but have seen  him several times.  But if you havent
please go.  You will not be disappointed.  
On 12/23 there will be another concert at the
Anfiteatro.
 A complete line up including some good salsa from Alex Matos and we are
big fans of Hip Hop star Mark B.  We saw him at Festival Presidente and might show up just to see his solid act.  Of
course he will have hot dancing girls in his show.  Right Mark? Please !  The other acts we never heard of , but
Divas By Jimenez ?  Could be interesting.  Will Frank have dancing girls? If so we are there.  And for New Years
Eve? Forget any street party in Sosua ? Last year nothing, nada.  Come on a party town and no party on New Years?
FUN POLICE GO HOME AND GET A JOB !  But go ahead and let Cabarete rake in all the $$$.  Cab will be rockin for
sure.  We are not sure where we will be but Santo Domingo is still an option.  We will find the perfect party, trust us.
And a shout out to our loyal fan base in Europe and Canada. Solbiate Italy? And someone tuned in from Washington
DC. Could that be Donald Trump having a peak? Some golf and fishing Donald? We wont say a thing. Secreto. And
Sosua Main Beach is good enough to come out and party and hoist numerous Presidente Beers. We got a huge rain
storm a few nights ago but the weather has been overall warm and sunny.  
And Sosua Light Nightclub put a new roof
on its outdoor party area.  Just perfect for concerts. And DLatin Drink is still busy being transformed from a
restaurant and nightclub into a restaurant and nighclub
.  And on the weekends Sosua is Rockin. Stay Tuned
SOSUA NEWS 12/20/2017 NOCHE DE BATCHATA.  FRANK REYES PUTS ON AMAZING SHOW
On Dec. 16, Yes we made it. Frank Reyes and his amazing band
played a great 2.5 hour set.  included were most  hits from his twenty
plus year career including Nada De Nada, Amor Distancia, Por El
Alcohol, Quieren Es Tu and Princesa with a Hot Hot dancer.  There
was a team of dancers performing all evening.  But what a show.  We
hear Franks music everywhere, but seeing him live with his just
rippin band takes his songs to a whole new level.  The songs are
rearranged and sound much better in concert.  And the crowd was
really into it. They were singing all the lyrics and Frank really didnt
have to sing. Just start the song, point the mic towards the audience
and let them take over.  Another concert done to perfection at the
Anfiteatro. This is at least the 20th concert at the venue that we
never thought would be completed.  Shows you what we know.  Now,
there were actually four shows going on at once. Frank singing,
dancers dancing and the performance by his awesome saxophone
and guitar players. And just one Problem. Say what? Yes the concert
was to start at 9pm. Frank didnt arrive till 11pm. The crowd was
getting grumpy and we were getting really sore sitting on those hard
wooden bleachers. Next time we bring our chiropractor. But once
the music started the pain just went away. Just Awesome
SOSUA NEWS 12/28/2017.  HERE IS OUR LATEST CONCERT REVIEW AND  A BIT STRANGE
?
12/23/2017.  Just a different kind of night  at the Anfiteatro Puerto Plata on
Saturday.  The evening started off just 1.5 hours late unlike the 2.5 hour
wait we had for Frank Reyes.  Come on Frank!
But things kicked off with  
the mystery band Divas by Jimenez
.  See upper left pic and pics below.
Well they are made up of a seven piece band, was solid and girls voices
were just booming. And very nice voices.  And loads of energy.  And they
are very pretty. Their voices maybe shattered eye glasses in the crowd.  
But the locals barely knew their music.
 The Divas would point their mics
towards the crowd and few were singing along
.  With most acts here they
are singing at the pain level.  But with the Divas. Pretty quiet.  And their set
was quick, lasting about 20 minutes.  
Then came on Alex Matos and a wildly
energetic set of his Salsa hits
. Wow can this guy sing and he can sustain a
note for a long time. He did all of his well known hits and the crowd loved
him and sang every word.
The 3rd act of the night was the Poochy Familia.
Who? We never heard of them but seem  popular
. There are four male
singers and they look like a Mexican Mariachie Band and sound like
Marengue fuzed with a little Salsa? Hmmm just not for us.  No gusta.
 Then
came on Mark B with his hot dancers and solid hip hop act
.  He was fresh
off Festival Presidente.
And a surprise visit from Hip Hop singer El Mayor
Classico.
 And the ladies went just crazy over this guy. He drove them into
a frenzy.  By the way the concert was FREE and still was not a full arena
and yes there was ten minutes of rain.  See the foto to the right.  Everyone
but us had an umbrella and we ran for cover. But all got back to normal and
was a good if not great night of music.  And a shout out to Coors Light for
writing a Big Fat check.  And  please stay tuned. These concerts pop up
unanounced. And gentlemen, these concerts draw loads of pretty ladies.
SOSUA NEWS 12/31/2017. A TALK ABOUT THE GROWING PROSPEROUS DR MIDDLE CLASS
SAY WHAT ? You crazy? We are just sick and tired of all the talk about poverty here in the
DR.  Thats all anyone talks about.  And more Sosua charities
. This  country has a booming
economy and with it
a large growing MIDDLE CLASS with increasing spending power.  Just
recently a new Jumbo Super Market opened in Puerto Plata along with the La Sirena
Market prove this.  Think about it and enlarge these pics.  These retail chains plus others
are growing thoughout the island and cannot survive serving the so called 2% of the
population hogging 98% of the wealth while the rest of the population eats out of
dumpsters.  Just not possible.  These markets and many other businesses are packed with
the DR Middle Class freely spending large amounts of money.
 Over Black Friday  Weekend
La Sirena put on sale at least 200 flat screens. Many 52 inch. That weekend every one was
sold. Thats not just  the rich 2%
. Come on. Just look around and look at all the late model
cars and trucks rolling around.  9 out 10 are driven by Dominicans. Not rich Gringos and
the wealthy. Just open your eyes and look.
 People are starting businesses here in record
numbers and gaining wealth like never before.
We live all around this. Ever sliver of land
has construction projects going up.  Yes there is poverty but all but a few have at least a
newer smart phone, a scooter/pasola, motorcycle  or car, a roof over their heads and cable
TV.  We live here and see this everywhere.
 And everyone gets enough to eat. No one is
starving here trust us. Maybe just the opposite
.  And there are numerous educational ops
for anyone with ambition, including a Technical University where anyone can learn dozens
of skills. The government has done a great job here.  SosuaNews.com reported yet another
Sosua Charity.
 If people want to get ahead here , the opportunity is there. MORE TO COME.
WE THINK
4 AM AND STILL
A FULL HOUSE
SOSUA BEACH NEWS 2/15/2018..OUR LATEST CRAZY WALK THROUGH SOSUA AND BEACH REPORT
SOSUA NEWS 1/23/2018 AND SOME DISAPPOINTMENT  WITH THE DOGS AND CATS OF THE DR CHARITY
SOSUA NEWS 1/24/2018.  We are seeing record numbers of abandoned and abused dogs and cats.  Especially in
Puerto Plata and surrounding areas.  The three pics above show one of our good amigos who lives at the Puerto
Plata Amphitheater.  When there we always spend some time with him. He appreciates every bit of attention. And
the the two pics to the right are two abandoned puppies and three kittens left on the street. The kittens are
newborns and havent even opened their eyes yet. No way they can survive.  We fed the puppies and moved them
and the kittens to as safe a ground as we could find.
 By the way, we  house two dogs and feed about ten dogs and
cats every night.  We do our best. And spend $200 US per month on food
.  And we feed them very very  well.  Now
for the Dogs and Cats of the DR. We ran into two ladies who are involved and said they had 15 acres of donated  
land in the city of Luperon set aside for an animal rescue and retreat
.  We contacted the owners from  their
website and  nothing has been done to develop this huge parcel of land. We need to get at least five dogs off the
street.  
Same old story. Cannot help us. What have they been doing?  All this time and nothing? Hords of  people
will readily volunteer time and money to  the cause and nothing?
No fund  raisers? Now these folks house 18 dogs
on their property. Great work.  We are ready to volunteer. Can you? Please email us or call Mark at 612 524 5482 or
try 829 552 0020.  In the mean time our dogs remain sleeping on the street.
 By the way, Dominicans for the most
part do not like dogs and cats. And abusing them is OK here. Just trash animals.
 This needs to stop. Lets get this
retreat built ASAP.  And we need to have a few of you adopt some really nice dogs. Stey tuned for much more.
ITS SUPER BOWL WEEKEND IN SOSUA.  Well the weather is back to sunny and warm. And Sosua Main Beach is
back to very good.
And the legendary Sosua Nght Life will be on fire this weekend. There is a huge Party Crowd in
Sosua for Super Bowl Fifty Two.  
Expect huge crowds at Ahnvee Resort as well as Clasic Disco and Sosua Light
Bar.
 Super Bowl  parties all over town.  This will be a huge financial boost to what is a disappointing high tourist  
season.  It takes our single guy party crowd to jump start Sosua.   We are the only hope for the local economy . So
we hope you join us for al the festivities.  Football, Presidente Beer, Rum, Ladies and Parties.  Is there a Bikini
Contest going on anywhere? We will be looking, but we havent  heard of any.  
Sosua needs to get all the bars
and discos open and the bring Sosua Beach back to the legandary party town its famous for.
2/5/2018. IS THE US STATE DEPT DR TRAVEL WARNING JUSTIFIED ? MORE COMMENTS
Sosua Beach News 2/25/2018. Earlier this month the US State Dept issued a High Risk  travel warning for  US
citizens traveling to the Dominican Republic citing wide spread violent crime including murder, robbery and
sexual assault
. Also included was easy availability of weapons. Also, you are advised not  to fight back if being
robbed and always be vigilant.  This was reputed by Tourismo Official Napolean De Las Cruze saying this is one of
the safest travel destinations  in the region, hosting six million travelers per year.
 Do we agree? We advise never
to isolate yourself. Always stay in busy well lit areas.
Sosua Beach and Cabarete are  very safe if you take common
sense precautions. We see tourists wearing too many gold chains. Rolex watches and Iphones hanging out of
pockets. And always lock up or hide your valuables in your room. Most hotels have lock boxes. Carry at most one
or two thousand pesos, not your entire bankroll. And if you are thinking of taking that romantic midnight stroll on
the beach? Forget about it !  This is a great way to get robbed.
Carnival Season is here so keep your valuables
tucked in your pants and kept secure. Pickpockets are everywhere
. You will be walking through some very large
crowds, Be aware and you should have a safe trip. Also include in the advisory were the Bahamas, Barbados,
Antigua, Jamaica and the report said there are no safe areas in Haiti. Gee, what a surprise there. Excercise some
basic precautions and you should have a safe trip to Sosua Beach, Cabarete, Puerto Plata and the entire DR.
Sosua News 2/15/2018.  Carnival is going strong and we
made it to Puerto Plata on Sunday and took it all in.  Rain
and all. It rained off and on and everyone had to scramble
into the bars to avoid getting drenched.  Then it cleared up
and it was a pretty good time. However,  There was only
one or two good female acts. Too many little kids. Come on
we want pretty ladies like the ones above and to the top
right. And they were wrapped up in too much clothing. So
this Sunday we are off to La Vega and Santiago for some
great photo shoots. But we wish we were in Rio. Stay Tuned
BUT YES THERE IS ENTIRELY TOO MUCH CRIME HERE. DETRAS DEL RUMOR.COM
Just some more follow up on the subject of crime. Was the US State Dept accurate ?  If you really want to see what
goes on here, please visit
www.DetrasDelRumor.com.do.  Just be warned this Dominican Republic website gets
very graphic. Nothing is blurred out here.  It covers all news but really focuses on crime and lots of car and
motorcycle accidents. Regular new also.  But there is entirely too much crime here.  
There are  especially too
many young Dominican males just sitting around idle.  We are getting hit up for money all day long
.  Just too lazy
to learn a trade or get a job. When you are through reading here please go have a look at detras del rumor. It is a
real eye opener.  
Hit Regionales for Sosua. Puerto Plata,  Cabarete and North Coast News. And stay tuned, Much
more to come here.  
Please take a look and you be the judge.  We think the Policia National do a great job.
Sosua Beach News 2/9/2018. Just a great Super Bowl
Weekend in Sosua Beach . And Ahnvee Resort and
Sports just knocked it out of the park with a huge
party drawing we would estimate 500 to 600 guests.  
A great game, nice all you can eat buffet, Live band
and a half time performance by the Bravissmo
Dancers from Ocean World and perfect weather  all
made for a great night in Sosua.  And a huge party
crowd downtown as well. All the bars were full
including Bourbon Street, which is run by Ahnvee,
Marengue Bar, Flame Sports Bar, Sosua Lights and
Don Antonio Hotel had a nice crowd and a huge big
screen.  Thanks to all who flew in for all the
festivities. Just a huge for Sosua tourism. Believe us
this gave the town a badly needed boost   in a so far
lagging high tourist season. Without our party crowd
supporting Sosua they might as well bulldoze the
town and grow sugarcane.  We continue to  be the
backbone of the tourist industry here. Stay Tuned
SOSUA BEACH NEWS 2/15/2018.  Where do we begin? Just insanity.
Our latest walk through Sosua and Sosua Main Beach just blew us
away. As it does every time.
To the upper left two pics are the new
Rumba Bar or R Restaurant.
It is all walled and glassed in. Much
smaller and below is the old party area. Whats going to happen
with this space is any ones guess. We dont know.  But a shocking
transformation.
 And the next two pics on the left are the old DLatin
Drink site
. Amazing. Two years into the reconstruction and no
where near completed.  Piles of building materials and a fortune
spent. $200,000 plus?
Remember,  this was a new building the
owners tore down and are rebuilding
.  We are speechless and we
are rarely that.  These two places were cash machines. Duplicating
this success will be almost impossible but we wish them luck. They
must be gluttons for punishment.  Bobby?
And the bottom pic is
the old Ranch Tipico Restaurant, Next to the old Passions
.  It is
now a pizza restaurant. We dont see much of a bar or dance area.
This was Ranchos claim  to fame. Can it make it as just pizza? We
dont know but just will not generate the same cash flows. No way!
Good Luck.
 The over crowded Sosua Beach restaurant scene just
got more congested.
 We just dont have the large numbers of
tourists to support all this. Never have and never will.  Just
impossible for all these to make it.  
And to the upper right. The old
Moby Dicks Bar is being turned into a Cinese clothing store
. We
saw the industrial doors being installed and wondered what was
going on. Now we all know. But it has been vacant since 2003 so
the owner had to do something.
And now the Sosua Beach update.
Still plenty but not as much space in the middle beach area but the
west end is still badly eroded
. Stay Tuned for much more here.