Top attractions in La Romana
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1. Punta Cana: Saona Island and Altos de Chavón Day Trip
Head to Altos de Chavón to see a replica of a 16th-century Mediterranean village perched above the Chavón River. Admire the work of artisans from the Dominican Republic who crafted the village in detail. Board a catamaran and cruise to Saona Island and get back to nature in the government-protected reserve. Relax on the beach and top up your tan, or go for a swim. Explore the tropical surroundings at leisure and discover one of the most beautiful beaches in the Caribbean. Marvel at the white sand and coconut palms before a BBQ buffet lunch of typical island fare. Make use of the open bar and sample local drinks before you return to Punta Cana.
Transport war sehr lang. Bis man mal auf dem Schiff war hat es ewig gedauert. Getränke gab es das erste mal nach 4 Stunden. Saona ist sehr Touristen Überlaufen.
2. Punta Cana: Full-Day Snorkeling Tour to Catalina Island
After hotel pick-up from your Punta Cana or Bavaro hotel, arrive at the marina. You will be welcomed aboard "Paradise" by the team with tropical refreshments. Your PADI-certified dive team will go through the health and safety procedures and will give a snorkeling briefing to ensure your experience is an unforgettable but safe one. Leave the marina heading for the east side of Catalina Island to the snorkel site known as "The Wall," which caters to both novice and expert snorkelers. Life jackets will be available to anyone that requires one. During the journey, enjoy light refreshments and music. After approximately 30 minutes, arrive at the snorkel site and enjoy just under an hour of snorkeling. Expect clear turquoise waters, incredible visibility and an amazing underwater ecosystem. After snorkeling, board the boat and head to the west side of Catalina Island. On arrival, you will ...
This excussion was the best excursion i have even been on the staff are amazing, the food was hot and presented nicely.. one of the staff called juan made amazing pinacolada straight from the pineapple. Recommend trying this... See you all next year.. great job to you all.
3. From Punta Cana: Catalina Island Swim, Sail & Snorkel
Enjoy a relaxing day on the beaches of Catalina Island. Board a riverboat and experience a jungle cruise through the breathtaking gorge of the Chavon River to get to the island. Once at Catalina Island, grab a snorkel set and dive underneath the waves. Swim in the clear blue waters, relax in beach chairs, or explore the white beach. During your 4-hour stay, you can enjoy drinks, lunch, and snacks in the sun. On the journey back, experience a live bachata and merengue demonstration — practice your dance skills and join in, closing your beach day with a fun dance.
We were the first persons who were picked up with the van and then drove for a good hour around Punta Cana to pick up others.. Tour guide was very friendly and spoke three languages. Snorkling was nothing special, we saw 5 fish spicies and few corals. Catalina island was nice
4. La Romana: Catalina Island Full-Day Snorkeling Tour
Climb aboard the gleaming white “Paradise” catamaran for a full-day of fun in the sun of Catalina Island, and discover the Dominican Republic’s most beautiful underwater eco system. Departing from the marina at around 10:00, set course for the east side of Catalina Island to snorkel in the turquoise waters of “The Wall,” offering superb visibility conditions for spotting the rich marine life of the Caribbean Sea. An adventure team will be on hand to assist you with your snorkel equipment requirements. Next, set sail for a beach on the west side of the island to find the perfect spot for the rest of the afternoon. An acclaimed chef of Catalina Island will have been busy preparing an incredible Dominican feast for you, which will be served at around 13:00. Enjoy servings of barbecued pork and chicken, as well as abundant salads, pasta, and local fruits. Those on the VIP package will get ...
The gear provided was not the best and we had less than an hour in the water. A lot of trash on ocean floor but a lot of fish. Crew was polite and helpful and the island was beautiful with a great lunch. Overall a great experience but would bring my own snorkeling gear.
5. La Romana: VegaFina Cigar Factory Tour
Start your tour by learning how long it takes a tobacco plant to become a beautiful handmade cigar. After you enter the factory your tour guide will show you all the different types of wrappers and binders from all over the region that are used to make Vegafina premium handmade cigars. Discover the story behind how the Dominican Republic came to be known as "Cigar Country", and why nearly all of the world's premium cigars are made here. Follow the journey of the cigar making process where you can see the staff hard at work, bunching, rolling, and finally the packaging facility. VegaFina takes its name from the "vegas finas", or fine plains, where sunshine, moisture and soil composition combine perfectly to allow the growth of the most exclusive tobacco leaves. Finish the tour with a visit to the cigar megastore where you will find the most premium VegaFina Cigars as well as other worl...
6. La Romana: Altos de Chavón and Saona Island Day Trip
Leaving from La Romana, this tour combines leisure and culture on a perfect day out, fit for the whole family. Head first to Altos de Chavón to see a replica of a 16th-century Mediterranean village perched above the Chavón River. Admire the work of artisans from the Dominican Republic who crafted the village in detail. Board a catamaran and cruise to Saona Island and get back to nature in the government-protected reserve. Relax on the beach and top up your tan, or go for a swim. Explore the tropical surroundings at leisure and discover one of the most beautiful beaches in the Caribbean. Marvel at the white sand and coconut palms before a barbecue buffet lunch of typical island fare. Make use of the open bar and sample local drinks before you return to La Romana.
7. Bayahibe/La Romana: 4x4 Buggy and Monkeyland Tour
After being collected from your accommodation, you will make your way to your jungle buggy. There your specialized guides will teach you everything related to the safety and driving of the buggy, which you will discover are very easy to drive. Once departing, you will begin exploring the incredible terrain in the unique style that only a 4x4 can provide. You'll then continue your tour with a visit to the coconut house or “Casa del Coco” to learn how coconut oil is produced. There you will also taste fresh organic products such as exotic Caribbean fruit, roasted coffee, and cacao. The next 45 minutes will be spent taking a guided tour of Monkeyland, where you will interact in close proximity with the park's beautiful and friendly squirrel monkeys. These charming and intelligent monkeys have been formed by a Canadian couple with more than 35 years of experience working with animals, incl...
8. From Punta Cana: VIP Full-Day Tour to Hispaniola Island
Explore one of the scenic jewels of the Caribbean on a full-day tour of Hispaniola Island from Punta Cana. Journey across enthralling rural landscapes as an experienced guide shows you every nook and cranny of the humble land and its people. Go to the city of La Romana, one of the most popular resort towns of the Dominican Republic. Learn about Dominican culture, including its love of baseball. Visit the Francisco A. Micheli Stadium, home to the Toros del Este. Delve into the history of legendary Dominican players who have made it to the Major League. Then, watch master craftsmen rolling a cigar at Tabacalera de García, the world’s largest cigar factory. Continue to an artisan village to experience the bona fide bohemian lifestyle of the island. Discover why La Romana flourished, and why Altos de Chavón enjoys such prosperity today. Walk through lush tropical gardens, and see a replica...
9. La Romana: Scuba Diving in Catalina Island
Our team will be waiting to welcome you aboard ‘Paradise’ with tropical refreshments. We will leave the marina at around 10.00am, setting a course for the east side of Catalina Island, to the first dive site known as 'The Wall', with depths from 5m (16ft) to 40m+ (131ft+). We arrive at our first dive site at around 10.30am, where you will enjoy just under an hour of diving to discover the true beauty of 'The Wall'. You can expect turquoise waters, incredible visibility, a rich marine life and an amazing underwater ecosystem. Our dive team will be available to help guide you through the underwater paradise. Next we will set a course at around 11.30am heading to the west side of Catalina Island to the second dive site. You will enjoy just under an hour of diving, where you will experience the true beauty of 'The Aquarium', with depths from 8m (26ft) to 12m+ (39ft+). At around 12:30pm ...
10. Altos de Chavón and Shopping in La Romana Day Tour
Discover the flawless panoramas and rustic beauty of the Dominican Republic on a 5-hour tour of the towns of Altos de Chavón and La Romana. Learn about the local beliefs and customs of an unrivalled Caribbean setting. Following a transfer by comfortable bus at dawn, start your memorable expedition with rugged views set against a secluded backdrop on the eastern coastline of Hispaniola. See where the Caribbean Sea lures the skyline with heavenly turquoise blues and mild rustling waves. Discover an artisan village dangling over the edge of a hill, and marvel as it looks like it has come to a screeching halt just before as it topples over. Altos de Chavón is an architectural marvel; an accurate replica of a 16th-century Mediterranean village erected in the Caribbean. Admire its broad terraces with countryside backdrops. Created by the filmmaker Robert Coppa, its cobblestone alleys and co...
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What people are saying about La Romana
+ nice team that takes great care of your well-being + nice snorkeling experience on your own or with a guide who baits the fish + chilled music on the catamaran + good food on the island - you should find what you are looking for + been picked up on time and smooth transport
What a great experience! Truly had a great time! Benjamin and his staff were entertaining, professional and courteous in many languages! highly recommend this tour! Probably the most beautiful Beach in the Caribbean This guide is a must!
Very beautiful trip. Catalina is beautiful. The only thing to critique would be the pick up and organisation. We waited a long time, had to change busses at a gas station... it waisted a lot of time...
Everything was perfect, taken in charge at the hour, French speaking guide, snorkeling, paradise island with crystal clear water. We highly recommend!
GREAT TOUR, GREAT PLACES, GREAT PEOPLE, LOT OF FUN! FOOD IS OK. ONLY ISSUE IS TIME LOST FOR WAITING PEOPLE AT THE DEPARTURE. 2 HOURS LOST.