Places to Visit in La Romana, Dominican Republic

If you are looking to visit a country with white-sand beaches and turquoise water—La Romana, Dominican Republic is the place to go. La Romana is the third-largest city in the Dominican Republic, with a population of approximately 215,000 people. The city's tourist industry has grown tremendously over the past few years, with several nearby local resorts in places such as Punta Cana, Casa de Campo, and Bayahibe.

There are a lot of fun things to do in La Romana besides visiting its beautiful beaches. You can learn more about the countries history and culture by visiting places like Catalina Island, Altos de Chavón, and more! 

1. Catalina Island

Tourists enjoy taking day trips to Catalina Island, because of its white-sand beach, turquoise water, and bar locations. This island is also a popular destination for cruise ships taking Caribbean routes. You can spend a full day swimming and snorkeling for a memorable beach day.

2. Altos de Chavón

Altos de Chavón, which is also known as "The City of Artists," is a remarkable 16th-century Mediterranean village in the heart of Dominican Republic's countryside. It is the most popular attraction in the entire city—with an art gallery, cultural museums, amphitheater, restaurants, bars and much more. Artists such as Juan Luis Guerra, Aventura, Julio Iglesias, Marc Anthony and many more have performed at the trendy location.

3. Cueva de Las Maravillas

The caves located in this nature reserve have a rich history, showcasing hundreds of astonishing Taíno Indian cave paintings. 

4. Casa de Campo

Casa de Campo is one of the largest resorts in the Caribbean, as well as, one that does not fail to disappoint. You can go on a buggy tour, shopping, zip-lining, relax at a spa, and so much more at this breathtaking resort.

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