La Romana is the third-largest city in the Dominican Republic and is known as a bustling city and the perfect location as a stop over between Santo Domingo and other tourists beach locations close by. The town itself is a popular destination for tourists due to it’s beaches and historical attractions and is home to the largest cigar factory in the world.
La Romana is not your typical destination in the Dominican Republic the majority of town is owned by the Central Romana Corporation and thrives on tourism with almost 100% employment. La Romana is a good starting point and to use as a base to visit the beautiful towns and beaches that are situated to the east and west of the busy town. You will find surrounding La Romana vast sugar cane plantations which is huge boost for the local economy and Casa de Campo a huge resort to the east. Getting there you can fly into the La Romana International Airport, you are best to pre arrange your transfers to your hotel before you arrive to save time and money.
The beaches and surrounding towns in La Romana have made this town one of the most popular in the Dominican Republic, designed for tourists the town has everything in place to make for a fantastic vacation.
Your adventure options are endless in La Romana, you can not visit this beautiful location without going exploring through the old towns, mountains and of course spending a day sailing. Two islands that are a must see are: Catalina Island which is one of the best diving sites in the Dominican and a eco wonderland and a catamaran cruise to Saona Island to swim in natural crystal clear lagoons and see the abundance of starfish or just relax on the white sandy beach. Away from the beautiful beaches you have the colonial town of Santo Domingo to explore the old streets and get a feel for the real life in the Dominican.
La Romana is surrounded by an amazing eco system which makes a visit to Salto Yanigua Los Haitises National Park a must. You will never get bored in La Romana, the locals always have something happening and are more than happy for you to join in.
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