Unique rock formations and ancient cave drawings make this underground lair a can't miss attraction. Cueva Las Marvillas is both a natural and historical site.
Visitors can descend into the cave on foot or via elevator to view the lovely rock formations created hundreds of thousands of years ago by mother nature. Then, in the back of the cavern you will notice an ancient mural detailing the Taino death ritual -- specifically in this case, the tale of Yayael's sacrifice by his father, the god Yaya.
Set in the vicinity of La Romana, 3.4 miles southeast of Jagual, Cueva Las Marvillas always welcomes local residents and visitors who are rooming in this section of the Eastern side of the Dominican Republic. Regardless of whether or not you're staying nearby, you are free to drop by to check it out. From this location, La Romana is eight miles (13 kilometers) to the east.
And, one of the most exciting possibilities while spending some time exploring the area is enjoying a dish at a restaurant within traveling distance of the cave. The closest place to eat to Cueva Las Marvillas is Burger King La Romana, which has a menu full of American food. It's just around eight miles away, so stop in and place your order. Also close-by, you and your companions will have restaurants such as and La Casita where you may eat some Spanish food and enjoy the Dominican Republic scene.
Other nearby activities include Isla Catalina National Park, which is another attraction in the vicinity., which is within driving range in La Romana. Also consider checking out
A selection of nearby activities will ensure that you never run out of things to do. The following table contains a list of nearby attractions.
|Other Activities/Excursions||7.4 mi. (1.0 km)||E||0.6 mi. West of La Romana|
|Isla Catalina National Park||--||9.3 mi. (8.5 km)||SE||5.3 mi. South of La Romana|
|--||10.0 mi. (3.3 km)||E||2.1 mi. East-Southeast of La Romana|
|Museo Regional de Antropologia||Museum||11.8 mi. (0.4 km)||W||San Pedro De Macoris|
Cueva Las Marvillas is open Tuesday through Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Entry into Cueva Las Marvillas is RD$200 for adults and RD$50 for children between the ages of three and 12.
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