La Romana is a flourishing resort district in the southeast area of the Dominican Republic, which offers visitors the perfect opportunity to experience a relaxing beach vacation or an action packed adventure.
Lounge on beautiful beaches or enjoy an unbelievable variety of sports and recreational activities unmatched in the Caribbean, including golf, polo, horseback riding, tennis, swimming, and many other non-motorized water sports. Water enthusiasts can also relish some of the finest snorkelling and scuba diving in the region. Explore vibrant coral reefs and an array of colourful marine life in the clear and tranquil waters.
Eco tourists will revel in the offshore wildlife preserves of Catalina and Saona, virgin islets embraced by stunning natural wonders. Discover the exotic flora and fauna and bask on pristine storybook beaches. Snorkelling along these living reefs is sure to be an experience of a lifetime.
Just 20 minutes from the city of La Romana you can find beautiful Bayahibe, renowned for its gorgeous white sand beaches and clear turquoise waters. The Bayahibe area also boasts some of the most unique shops and boutiques on the island. Nearby attractions include the "artists village" of Altos de Chavon, a re-creation of a 16th century Italian village with artisan workshops, an archaeological museum, cobblestone streets, and quaint architecture. The National Park of the East is also the focus of international interest as anthropologists continue to unearth traces of the indigenous Taino civilization.
For another unique experience, a visit to the Cueva de las Maravillas (Cave of Wonders) is a must. Journey along a 240 meter footpath that takes you down into a magical cave housing impressive stalagmites and stalactites, along with a wonderful collection of indigenous paintings.
A trip to nearby Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic is also worth your while. Rich in historic culture and heritage, the city offers a medley of interesting attractions and sites. Explore the Zona Colonial (Colonial Zone), visit the Cathedral of Santo Domingo and the Columbus Lighthouse (Faro a Colon), or discover magnificent treasures in one of the city's many museums. End your day with a relaxing stroll along the Malecon, a waterfront boardwalk home to shops, restaurants, clubs and cafes.
Fringed with palms that shade perfect white sand and accented by warm turquoise waters, La Romana and Bayahibe are the perfect destinations for romance, adventure, rest, and relaxation. Book your Dominican Republic vacation with Sunwing and make your way to paradise today.