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.


Located in the Eastern side of the Dominican Republic, north-northwest of Demajagual, Loma Quita Espuela always welcomes residents and tourists who are lodging in this area of Hispaniola. Even if you are not staying particularly close, you should feel free to stop by to check out the sights. In case you're wondering, San Francisco de Macoris is ten and a half miles (17 kilometers) to the west.

Nearby Restaurants

You'll encounter a fair number of food establishments to choose from in the general area surrounding this wildlife reservation. Cafeteraa Chao is a wonderful locale to enjoy a meal at on your way to visiting the nature preserve, and is close-by, making it a great option for visitors to it. Restaurant Dorado and Buffalo Steak House offer additional food and drink options near Loma Quita Espuela. At Buffalo Steak House you and your companions shouldn't end your meal without taking a bite of their specialty, steak.

Nearby Attractions

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

Nature preserves are one type of attraction you can visit, but there's more to visit in the Dominican Republic. The following table includes other attractions close-by.

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

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