La Romana is the perfect destination for families, honeymooners, diving fans as well as golf enthusiasts. It is approximately 30 minutes away from La Romana Airport and 70 minutes away from Punta Cana Airport. There is, among other things, a magnificent beach of immaculate white sand. La Romana has something for all types of travelers: those who want to relax and those who want to go on excursions. It is the perfect place for a perfect vacation!
While in this part of the Dominican Republic, you should definitely visit Saona Island to contemplate its natural beauty and breathe in the scent of the Bayahibe rose. It is an ideal place to admire picturesque landscapes and to go diving.
The capital of the country, Santo Domingo, a colonial city listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site is definitely worth a visit. You will have the opportunity to make several stops there, including a particularly interesting one at Los Tres Ojos National Park, where you can explore the most spectacular caves in the Dominican Republic.
Catalina Island is 45-minute away from La Romana by boat. It is known for its soft white sand and clear blue waters. On site, it is possible to go snorkeling to admire the most beautiful underwater ecosystem of the Dominican Republic, relax on the private beach and enjoy the bar. You could also enjoy a typical Dominican meal there.
Take advantage of the beautiful temperature of the region to explore Altos de Chavón, a superb replica of a medieval Italian village, with a breathtaking view on the Chavón River. On site, you can immortalize your visit by taking several photos of the impressive architecture. The place is also a cultural center, which houses a design school. It is possible to buy the works of teachers and students as a souvenir.
Golf enthusiasts will be delighted in La Romana: three popular championship golf courses (18 holes) are open to the public. They are located near the hotels. Grab your clubs!
The country's official currency is the Dominican Peso (DOP). U.S. dollars and credit and debit cards are also accepted at tourist resorts. Remember to communicate the dates of your stay in the Dominican Republic to your banking institution if you plan to use your cards on the island.
Electrical outlets used in the Dominican Republic are the same as in Canada. However, voltage and frequency may differ depending on the hotel. If your devices do not have the words: INPUT: 100-240V, 50/60Hz, plan ahead and bring a converter.
It is strongly recommended that your Canadian passport be valid for at least 6 months after the date of your return from travel. For more information, visit the Government of Canada's website.
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