Tourism in La Romana - Dominican Republic

Travel guide and tourist information to visit La Romana and around: what to see, what to do, what to visit, which excursions... in La Romana.
La Romana - Dominican Republic

La Romana - Dominican Republic

La Romana is the main town of the eastern region of the Dominican Republic, with over 100,000 inhabitants and a distance of 62 miles from the capital Santo Domingo. It was founded by the Spaniards to use as a commercial port of export. American society "Gulf & Western" was largely responsible for the business and financial center in the 1920s, and significantly boost the sugar industry in the region through which is now the most great sugar refiner in the country: the Central Romana.
During the '70s, the same U.S. company built a few kilometers from La Romana an leisure complex for billionaires: Casa de Campo, which became the symbol of tourism in the region and one of the most complete destination, and luxurious unique in the Caribbean.

Although the region's economy relies on tourism, sugar production has always been important, such as agricultural production.

In addition to Casa De Campo, La Romana has one of the most memorable attractions of the Dominican Republic: Alto de Chavon, a spectacular stone amphitheater, Roman style, for 4,000 people.

Other tourist attractions include the Bayahibe beach, just 20 minutes and Playa Dominicus. From the port of La Romana sailing boats, catamarans and motor boats take tourists to Isla Saona and Isla Catalina. The Saona Island is larger in area than the Catalina and is located in the National Park Del Este.

Overall, La Romana is a large tourist resort in the Dominican Republic, with a solid tourism industry, a high concentration of hotels and resorts, and development with growth

What to see, what to do, what to visit near La Romana

Chavon River Boat Safari

Chavon River Boat Safari Boat ride on the Chavon River. You will find extraordinary landscapes. Excursion for the whole family.

Jeep Safari

Jeep Safari Heavy truck safari for a day in the countryside of Bayahibe and La Romana, from the middle of cane fields, small villages, rivers. Lunch, drinks included. This tour allows you to discover the back country of the Dominican Republic.

Saona Island

As the postcards !!!

Catalina island national park

Entirely pedestrian island and stop for cruise ships and accessible by boat from La Romana.

Alto de Chavon

The village was built in stone in the river Chavon, in Alto de Chavon are restaurants,gif shop, art galleries, a church, an archeological museum...

Cueva de las Maravillas

Cave of Wonders The Cave of Wonders is located between La Romana and San Pedro de Macoris, she was discovered in 1926. About 30% of the cave is open to the public. Inside you will see stalactites, stalagmites and some paintings Tainos. The visit of the Cave of Wonders is accompanied by a tourist guide and takes about 30 to 40 minutes.

National Park Del Este

National Park Del Este Dominican Republic East National Park is between Bayahibe and Boca de Yuma is a lush reserve with dozens of species of birds and plants. With 420 km2 is the largest park in the Dominican Republic.

Boca de Yuma

Boca de Yuma Dominican Republic Boca de Yuma is a small village between La Romana and Higuey, bordering the Caribbean Sea. Boca de Yuma is a peaceful and quiet, the main activity is fishing.

Dominicus beach

The beach of Bayahibe received one of the first Blue Flag Caribbean.


In the complex of Casa Del Campo no less than 3 golf courses.

Canopy Cumayasa

Canopy Park located in Cumayasa


Buggy excursions to explore the surroundings of Cumayasa

Excursions Cueva Fun Fun

Fun and adventure in Dominican Republic with Cueva Fun Fun

Playa Palmilla

Isolated and wild beach accessible only by boat. It is often visited during excursions to the island Saona. It is part of the Eastern National Park and therefore it is protected.

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