Things to do in La Romana

This city along the DR’s Caribbean coast is as beautiful as it is fun. With nearby resorts, expansive turquoise waters, and beaches for miles, La Romana is the perfect place to sit back, relax, and enjoy the island life.

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La Romana Annual Events

Dominican Carnival

Widely celebrated throughout the Dominican Republic, La Romana’s rendition of Carnival is not to be missed! Celebrated every Sunday of February, join the crowds of visitors and locals for parades and wild parties.

Festival Procigar

This festival is celebrated throughout the DR, but La Romana’s event in late February is the one to go to. Join hundreds of people for dance classes, cigar workshops, and beach parties.


Estadio Francisco Micheli

This multipurpose outdoor stadium is the home of the Dominican professional baseball team, the Toros del Este.


Catalina Island

This tropical island is located just 1.5 miles from La Romana’s shores, and by looking at its unspoiled natural beauty, it’s no wonder why it’s been a stop for Caribbean cruise ships for years.

Altos de Chavon

This recreated Mediterranean style European Village sits on top of the Chavon River. The most popular landmark for visitors, Altos de Chavon also has a cultural center, archaeological museum, and amphitheater.

Minitas Beach

This beach may be small, but it remains relatively unspoiled. Spend a quiet afternoon relaxing on its sandy shores.


For a tour of La Romana’s local nature and wildlife, check out Ryanna Sun tours for a well respected and trusted service. Excursion a la Isla Saona is a highly rated sightseeing tour that will be focused around La Romana’s waterways. For scuba and snorkeling adventures, try Passion Paradise Adventures.

Trigo de Oro

This cozy cafe with a shady courtyard offers up tasty baked goods and delicious cups of coffee all day.

Restaurant Lucas

Restaurant Lucas is one of the best restaurants in town, serving up delicious Italian dishes with the freshest local ingredients.

Chinois by Susana

The Dominican Republic may not be the first place you’d expect to find tasty Chinese food, but Chinois by Susana promises just that. From its authentic menu to its atmospheric courtyard, you’re sure to love this spot.


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