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La Romana

Travel Guide
La Romana featuring a coastal town and a bay or harbour

Visit this destination famous for meals of fresh seafood, large caves and access to Isla Saona. 

Savor urban delights and explore the tropical landscapes that surround La Romana. As one of the country’s biggest cities, this coastal hub provides a wide range of shopping, oceanfront promenades and luxurious clubs. Use La Romana as a gateway to discover the raw natural beauty of the Dominican east coast.

The city was founded in the 1900s as a trading center for sugar cane production. Today, more than 200,000 residents retain a simple lifestyle among pretty European-style streets and buildings. Walk around the main square to see the Spanish-style church, Santa Rosa de Lima, Town Hall and a number of stately banks. Find shops and bars where you can enjoy a cold beer along the adjacent Avenida Santa Rosa.

For a taste of luxury in oceanfront accommodation, visit one of a few nearby villages. Paddleboard or kayak off beaches around Bayahibe or Dominicus and savor authentic cuisine at restaurants along the water. The developed Casa de Campo Marina in the city’s east is an elegant location to drink a cocktail or browse art galleries.

Local culture can be explored at the Altos de Chavon. This village, modeled on a 16th-century Mediterranean settlement, is home to bakeries, artworks and an archeological museum where you can learn about the region’s indigenous Taino Indians.

Use La Romana’s proximity to the Dominican Republic’s East National Park to embark on a wild adventure. Take a boat tour to Isla Catalina or Saona, where you can snorkel over marine environments and relax on empty white beaches. Alternatively, journey west to the Cueva de las Maravillas (Cave of wonders) and see stalactites that have taken millennia to form.

Take a daytrip to the town of Bavaro, where you can tour Dolphin Island Park and swim with playful mammals.

Get to La Romana from Santo Domingo by bus for a small fee. Alternatively, fly into La Romana International Airport. Get around town on foot or use local taxis.

Where to stay in La Romana

Onyx Aparta Hotel
Onyx Aparta Hotel
3 out of 5
no 6 Calle Amatista, La Romana, La Romana
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £39 per night from 27 Jul to 27 Jul
Located in Las Piedras, this hotel is 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from El Obelisco and 2 mi (3.3 km) from La Romana Port. Playa Caletón is 2.8 mi (4.5 km) away.
3.1/5 (11 reviews)
"For being in the city it was quiet. The staff was very good. The pool and breakfast area was very nice"

Reviewed on 17 Aug 2019

Onyx Aparta Hotel
Casa de Campo Resort and Villas
Casa de Campo Resort and Villas
5 out of 5
Carretera La Romana-Higuey, La Romana, La Romana
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £213 per night from 27 Jul to 27 Jul
Nestled on the beach, this Casa de Campo resort is within 3 mi (5 km) of La Romana Port and The Links. Dye Fore Golf Club and Bayahibe Beach are also within ...
4.6/5Exceptional! (988 reviews)
"Casa de Campo was the best resort I have ever stayed at. We enjoyed everything about our stay. To anyone considering going to the DR, please stay at Casa de Campo. I promise you won't regret it!"

Reviewed on 23 Jul 2021

Casa de Campo Resort and Villas
Villa for Rent in Casa de Campo Resort, Dominican Republic
Villa for Rent in Casa de Campo Resort, Dominican Republic
Barranca Sur, Casa 3, La Romana, La Romana
Located in Casa de Campo, this holiday home is 1.8 mi (3 km) from The Links and 3 mi (4.8 km) from La Romana Port. Dye Fore Golf Club and Playa Caletón are also ...
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Woderful Stay in Casa de Campo
"The villa was perfect for our stay. Very convenient to all activities on the resort and Virginia was very accommodating and easy to work with."

Reviewed on 8 Jan 2020

Villa for Rent in Casa de Campo Resort, Dominican Republic
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Captivating 5-bedroom Villa in Casa de Camporesort
Captivating 5-bedroom Villa in Casa de Camporesort
3.5 out of 5
Los Lagos 19, La Romana, La Romana
The price is £906 per night from 27 Jul to 27 Jul
Located in Casa de Campo, this villa is 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from The Links and within 3 miles (5 km) of Playa Caletón and Dye Fore Golf Club. La Romana Port and ...
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
"Everything was has expected The staff was amazing Beautiful location"

Reviewed on 3 May 2021

Captivating 5-bedroom Villa in Casa de Camporesort
Villa for Rent in Casa de Campo Resort, Dominican Republic
Villa for Rent in Casa de Campo Resort, Dominican Republic
Barranca Sur, Casa 3, La Romana, La Romana
Located in Casa de Campo, this holiday home is 1.8 mi (3 km) from The Links and 3 mi (4.8 km) from La Romana Port. Dye Fore Golf Club and Playa Caletón are also ...
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Woderful Stay in Casa de Campo
"The villa was perfect for our stay. Very convenient to all activities on the resort and Virginia was very accommodating and easy to work with."

Reviewed on 8 Jan 2020

Villa for Rent in Casa de Campo Resort, Dominican Republic
Beautiful Ocean View Golf Villa in Casa de Campo
Beautiful Ocean View Golf Villa in Casa de Campo
Casa de Campo, La Romana, La Romana
This family-friendly La Romana resort is located in Casa de Campo, within 3 mi (5 km) of Playa Caletón and La Romana Port. The Links and El Obelisco are also ...
4.7/5Exceptional! (12 reviews)
Especial servicio
"Muy buena atención"

Reviewed on 28 Mar 2021

Beautiful Ocean View Golf Villa in Casa de Campo
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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