La Romana and Bayahíbe

At La Romana and Bayahíbe, located east of Santo Domingo, you will find an extensive variety of activities and places to explore. You will also have an interesting opportunity to interact and exchange experiences with the locals.

Both, the coasts of La Romana and Bayahíbe, have beautiful white sand beaches with palm trees and a dazzling sun, the ideal combination that makes this tourist area of ​​the country an upscale place.

Catalina Island is located off the coast of La Romana. It is the ideal place to relax, apart from being a well-known place for snorkeling.

Saona Island, located in the National Park of the East, is one of the favorite tours for tourists visiting the area.

This area offers a variety of options. Some of them are: excursions to the Saona or Catalina islands by catamaran, practice adventure and extreme sports, or enjoy and learn to create handicrafts from the Cuseco Art Association. Other interesting options for getting to know this area include a visit to Altos de Chavón, participating in a golf tournament that takes place at one of the country’s world-class fields, or enjoy the Cadaqués water park.

Other recommendations of the La Romana-Bayahíbe Tourist Cluster are:

  • Bayahibe Tour: An itinerary that offers beautiful views of the town’s beaches, where you can feel the coexistence of tourists with the area’s local people, as well as with fishermen while they take care of their daily chores.
  • Explore in a “Paddle Board Surfari,” which is a unique and harmless way to explore the beautiful coasts of Bayahibe.
  • Embark on canopy tours, horseback riding and scuba diving.
  • Visit Cueva de las Maravillas, an underground cave that has been fitted to accommodate more than 240 meters of walk that is suitable for all visitors.

Did you know? Pereskia Quisqueyana, the national flower of the Dominican Republic, is also known as the Bayahibe Rose. It is a species of indigenous and endemic cactus that is only found in Bayahibe. This beautiful plant is almost extinct and the few remaining specimens can be seen near the Divina Pastora Church, on the steep and rocky peninsula that extends into the sea, in the center of town. To learn more about this rose, we recommend that you take the “Locate the Bayahíbe Rose” tour.

Did you know? La Romana-Bayahíbe has a tourism cluster, the first that was established in the Dominican Republic, which provides a wide variety of information about the destination: gastronomic, cultural, historical and hotel options, as well as recommendations on special events for tourists.

Links of interest:
La Romana-Bayahíbe Tourism Cluster:
Altos de Chavón:
La Romana International Airport:
Golf en Casa de Campo:

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