Attractions in La Romana

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Home to the famed Caso de Campo resort, La Romana as a town has much to recommend it all on its own.  Each of the area's villages has a unique set-up that is reminiscent of a time in history or a country in Europe and great for exploring, there are two casinos at the resorts, and the natural attractions make it easy to spend your days outdoors.  Of course, you can't overlook the beaches, which are what caused this area to become such a popular destination in the first place. 

Beaches

Catalina Island Beach West

You'll discover a small variety of beaches to consider in the area. Click on the name of each beach to read a detailed article concerning that specific beach.

Catalina Island Beach West: This little section of beach carved into Catalina Island's west coast features refined sugar soft white sand backed by brush and palm trees. The waters are an unparalleled turquoise.

Another location that beach-goers can consider is Bayahibe. Bayahibe is a large half-moon shaped expanse of beach that is lined with majestic palms and powdered with soft whit sand. The beach is a popular tourist destination because of the clear, calm aquamarine waters and is lined with hotels and resorts.

Dominicus Beach: Avenida Eladia leads right to the beach where there is a free parking lot.

La Romana has a few more beaches. You can read this extended discussion if you'd like to find out some more information.

Nature Preserves and Hiking

Isla Catalina National Park

Do you hope to spend more of your vacation time outside? You might be pleased to know the area has a couple of nature preserves available.

Isla Catalina National Park is a popular nature preserve found in southern La Romana. Nothing sort of a pristine tropical island, Isla Catalina National Park features some of the whitest beaches and clearest waters in the Dominican Republic. While generally visited by the guests of nearby resorts, the national park is open to all that want to stop by.

Nature Preserves and Hiking In La Romana
Name Type Location Island
Isla Catalina National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 5.3 mi. South of Central La Romana Hispaniola

Caves

Even though most vacationers come for the beautiful coastline, that isn't the only way to experience the area's natural beauty. The one example is Cueva Las Marvillas. It is located in La Romana. <p>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.</p>

Parks

Vacationers can also visit the local park in La Romana.

Parks In La Romana
Name Type Location Island
Parque Duarte Romana Park 2.1 mi. East-Southeast of Central La Romana Hispaniola

Casinos

In the mood for some action? Travelers hoping to test their luck on the slots will discover a handful of venues where they can do so in this area.

Dreams La Romana Casino is located within eastern La Romana. Casino hours are 4:00 pm to 3:00 am.

If you enjoy the simplicity of playing the slots, you should check out Casino Dominicus. The 45,000 square foot gaming floor at Casino Dominicus is truly something to behold. Since 2007, this casino has been providing night time entertainment to the five surrounding hotels and guests who come in from even further away.

Casino Diamante Dominicus provides a selection of games for guests to play, including Baccarat, Blackjack, Poker, and Roulette. At Casino Diamante Dominicus you can place a bet from $5 and $300(USD) when you sit down to play at one of the live action game tables, or you can stick to lower value games by sitting down to a full pulls of one of 60 slots. Guests can dine on a few snacks and sandwiches that the casino provides.

Take some time to look through the following table to learn more about gaming choices in La Romana.

Gambling In La Romana
Name Located At Phone Location
Casino Diamante Dominicus -- (809) 833-0574 12.6 mi. East-Southeast of Central La Romana
Casino Dominicus -- (809) 685-1717 12.8 mi. East-Southeast of Central La Romana
Dreams La Romana Casino Dreams La Romana (809) 221-8880 10.7 mi. East-Southeast of Central La Romana
 

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