Cueva Las Marvillas

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.


Situated in the vicinity of La Romana, 3.4 miles southeast of Jagual, Cueva Las Marvillas welcomes local residents and tourists rooming in this part of the Eastern side of the Dominican Republic. Regardless of whether or not you're staying very close, you should feel free to stop by to enjoy a great time. From this location, La Romana is eight miles (13 kilometers) to the east.

Nearby Restaurants

If you find your belly rumbling during your cave visit, there's no need to worry -- you will find a great concentration of local restaurants near this attraction. Burger King La Romana, which sells American meals, is also the most convenient dining option from the cave. The restaurant is just about eight miles away, so check it out and peruse the menu. Crema K and La Casita are some of the other restaurant options close to this page's attraction. At La Casita you and your companions can try a bit of Spanish dishes and enjoy the local foods and culture of the Dominican Republic.

Nearby Attractions

You'll find some additional places of interest in the area, including Isla Catalina National Park, which is nine and a half miles away the vicinity of La Romana. Also think about heading to Parque Duarte Romana, which is another nearby attraction.

If you're looking for other nearby attractions or activity options, take a look at what is closest in the following table.

Attractions Near Cueva Las Marvillas
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Isla Catalina National Park -- 9.3 mi. (8.5 km) SE 5.3 mi. South of La Romana
Parque Duarte 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
Faro Punta Pescadero Other Attraction 12.0 mi. (3.2 km) W 2.0 mi. South of San Pedro De Macoris

More Information


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.

Location: La Romana, Hispaniola


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