Perhaps best known as the home of not only the top golf course in the country, but one of the top courses in the world, La Romana attracts hundreds of tourists annually who visit specifically to get in 18 holes at Teeth of the Dog. When they aren't hitting the links at this or one of the other courses in the area, they'll find La Romana to be a city busy with tourists that remains as beautiful as any other tropical getaway while offering a great deal of activities that cater to visitors.
Sightseeing is a great place to start, with a visit to Altos de Chavon, a 15th century colonial village that is also a great place to do some shopping, at the top of the list. There is also a Roman Cigar Factory that offer tours, hiking paths through a national park, tennis courts, and a few spas for a bit of pampering. If the sea is calling your name, the diving and snorkeling opportunities are outstanding, and deep sea fishing is a great activity as well.
If you are intrigued by the idea of seeing the sights with the wind in your face, there is an agency that can help you. Click here to see our guide to bike and scooter rentals.
La Romana is not the best diving destination in the Dominican Republic, but there are options. Addittionally, many resorts in town offer Discover Scuba Diving for beginners.
There are 9 dive services and at least 12 good dive sites in the area. To read a more complete discussion of scuba diving in this area click here.
If there are some golfing fans traveling with you, they're in luck -- the potential exists for playing at several of the 4 golf courses in this area. The area courses include Casa De Campo Resort Teeth of the Dog, Casa De Campo Resort Links, and La Romana Country Club. Simply click on the name of the course to read a detailed article concerning the course, including the location, number of holes, and a lot more. If you'd like to get more information about golf throughout Dominican Republic can do so by clicking here.
Additional information about firms that can help you enjoy some time on the water can be seen in the table below.
|Capitan Gringo||(809) 753-9469||11.1 mi. East-Southeast of Central La Romana|
|Mariposa Tours||(809) 660-5343||Bayahibe, 11.2 mi. East-Southeast of Central La Romana|
|Passion Paradise Adventures||(809) 446-9602||2.4 mi. East-Southeast of Central La Romana|
|Pro Excursions Bayahibe||(829) 659-4688||10.7 mi. East-Southeast of Central La Romana|
|Pro Excursions Dominicus||(829) 659-4688||12.6 mi. East-Southeast of Central La Romana|
|Ryanna Sun||(829) 655-6730||Bayahibe, 11.2 mi. East-Southeast of Central La Romana|
|Seavis Tours||(829) 714-4947||Bayahibe, 11.2 mi. East-Southeast of Central La Romana|
If you'd like to find out about marinas and charter operators click here.
If you have some avid shoppers traveling with you, they're not totally out of luck -- more than 15 retailers operate in this area. If you want to find out about shopping in La Romana, you can do so here.
You really should set aside a day for exploring the culture, sights and sounds of La Romana. For more in-depth coverage of this topic, go to this guide, which discusses area sightseeing opportunities and attractions.
Information concerning a firm that will help you have a great time enjoying the local sights can be seen in the following table:
|Baya Day Tours||Travel and Tour Operators||(809) 710-7336||12.4 mi. East-Southeast of Central La Romana|
|Mariposa Tours||Travel and Tour Operators||(809) 660-5343||12.6 mi. East-Southeast of Central La Romana|
|Excursions and Sightseeing Service||(829) 655-6730||Bayahibe, 11.2 mi. East-Southeast of Central La Romana|
If spending some time snorkeling sounds like fun you'll be pleased to know you can easily find places to do so during your vacation in La Romana. To find out more about snorkeling opportunities, see this page.
Indulging in a trip to the spa just might be the highlight of your vacation. If a spa visit sounds like fun, you might be happy to discover there are a few in this area. To navigate to our full guide to spas, see this page.
If you're a tennis player you might want to stay at a hotel that has a tennis court. Fortunately, you can choose from 4 properties in the area that offer tennis.
The following information may help with you make a decision. Included is the number of courts available, whether lighting is offered, and some other helpful details. Click on each name to learn about other aspects of the property.
|Property||Location||Tennis Courts||Lit Courts||Tennis Pro|
|Casa de Campo||Central La Romana||13|
|Iberostar Hacienda Dominicus||12.8 mi. East-Southeast of Central La Romana||2|
|Casa de Campo Villas||Central La Romana||13|
|Hotel Oasis Canoa La Romana||13.4 mi. East-Southeast of Central La Romana||2|
For instance, Casa de Campo offers all-inclusive pricing, to help simplify your vacation.
Information concerning some other activities are summarized in the following chart.
|Concert Halls and Performing Arts Centers||--||Altos de Chavón, 7.0 mi. East of Central La Romana|
|Concert Halls and Performing Arts Centers||(809) 556-2834||2.0 mi. East-Southeast of Central La Romana|
|Dressel Divers Bayahibe - La Romana||Watersports Operator||(+34) 963 561 496||12.9 mi. East-Southeast of Central La Romana|
|Sporting Event Venue||(809) 556-6188||0.4 mi. East-Southeast of Central La Romana|
|Sporting Event Venue||--||2.7 mi. East-Southeast of Central La Romana|
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