La Romana Points of Interest and Places to Visit

La Romana

National Park of the East (Parque Nacional del Este)

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The National Park of the East (Parque Nacional del Este) is one of Dominican Republic’s most biologically diverse land reserves. From the sandy beaches of Saona Island to the tropical forest and ...  Read more


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Just 10 miles to the east of La Romana lies the relaxing beach town of Bayahibe. Originally a sleepy fishing village, Bayahibe has retained its laidback atmosphere and has a small, easily walkable ...  Read more

Boca de Yuma

Boca de Yuma is a small fishing village located on the northeastern tip of Parque Nacional del Este. The village is a bit off the beaten track for tourists, meaning you’ll find a peaceful place to ...  Read more

La Flor Dominicana Cigar Factory

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You’ve heard of Cuban cigars, but have you heard of Dominican Republic cigars? Located a short drive from La Romana, the La Flor Dominicana Cigar Factory is home to the most well-known cigars on the ...  Read more

Playa Caleta

A small, rocky beach frequented by locals, Playa Caleta gives visitors a more cultural taste of beach life in the Dominican Republic than other beaches in La Romana. You'll enjoy stunning scenery ...  Read more

Minitas Beach

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Minitas Beach is the perfect island paradise and an ideal destination for travelers who want to relax among the ocean views, white sands and towering palm trees of Dominican Republic. Visitors will ...  Read more

Saona Island (Isla Saona)

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Saona Island (Isla Saona) is the Dominican Republic's largest coastal island, clocking in at 15 miles (25 kilometers) long and three miles (5 kilometers) wide, with a population of little more than ...  Read more

Catalina Island (Isla Catalina)

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Tiny Catalina Island (Isla Catalina), just 1.5 miles (2.4 kilometers) off the Dominican Republic’s mainland, is an idyllic sandy speck in the turquoise Caribbean waters. Known for its well-populated ...  Read more

Chavón River

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Follow the same winding waterway as popular films like Jurassic Park, Rambo and Apocalypse Now along the Chavón River, arguably the most picturesque river in the country. The best way to see ...  Read more

Altos de Chavón

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If you’re wondering what it was like several centuries ago on the island of the Dominican Republic, then you should head to Altos de Chavón, a recreated 16th-century village built in La Romana ...  Read more

Cueva de las Maravillas

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Cueva de las Maravillas is a La Romana natural attraction that takes visitors underground into a deep cavern. This cave is estimated to be over 100,000 years old, but it wasn't discovered until ...  Read more


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In the Dominican Republic's eastern-most province of La Altagracia Province lies the city of Higuey. A busy, bustling area that has been rapidly growing over the past decade, Higuey is also home to ...  Read more

Regional Museum of Archaeology

Located in the stunning replica 16th-century Mediterranean village of Altos de Chavón, the Regional Museum of Archaeology fits right in – though its findings inside go back much further in time ...  Read more

Tabacalera de Garcia Cigar Factory

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When Fidel Castro marched into Havana and seized the Cuban government, he took the island’s tobacco industry and hand-rolled cigars along with it. Knowing their age of prosperity was over, Cuban ...  Read more

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