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
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
Boat ride on the Chavon
River. You will find extraordinary landscapes. Excursion
for the whole family.
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.
As the postcards !!!
Entirely pedestrian island and stop for cruise ships and accessible by boat from La Romana.
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...
Cave of Wonders (Cueva de las Maravillas)
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.
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 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.
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 Park located in Cumayasa
Buggy excursions to explore the surroundings of Cumayasa
Fun and adventure in Dominican Republic with Cueva Fun Fun
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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