Loma Quita Espuela

The Loma Quita Espuela Science Reserve was once so threatened by human development that the government knew something had to be done. So, it was declared a science reserve and now 60 waterways, plants, and animals are ale to thrive.


Positioned in the Eastern side of the Dominican Republic, north-northwest of Demajagual, Loma Quita Espuela welcomes residents and travelers who are rooming in this part of Hispaniola. However, even if you aren't staying in this location, you are free to stop by to check it out. In case you're wondering, San Francisco de Macoris is ten and a half miles (17 kilometers) to the west.

Nearby Restaurants

If your time at Loma Quita Espuela sets your stomach growling, consider grabbing a bite at one of the local eateries near the preserve. Cafeteraa Chao is an ideal location to enjoy a meal at before spending time at this nature preserve, and offers quick access to it. Also nearby, you and your party will come across eateries such as Restaurant Dorado and Buffalo Steak House where you and your group will not want to end your meal without taking a bite of their specialty steak.

Nearby Attractions

Additional local activities include Parque Las Flores, which is ten miles away San Francisco de Macoris. You might also consider heading over to Juan De Dios Ventura Simo, which is another attraction in the vicinity.

If a visit to the Loma Quita Espuela isn't enough to keep you busy all afternoon, take a look at what is closest in the following table.

Attractions Near Loma Quita Espuela
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Parque Las Flores -- 10.2 mi. (0.6 km) W San Francisco de Macoris
Juan De Dios Ventura Simo -- 10.2 mi. (0.6 km) W San Francisco de Macoris
Parque los Martires -- 10.4 mi. (0.8 km) W San Francisco de Macoris
Palacio Cine Francisco Other Activities/Excursions 10.5 mi. (0.7 km) W San Francisco de Macoris

More Information

Location: the Eastern side of the Dominican Republic, Hispaniola


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