Dig your toes into the white sand beaches as the tropical island breezes swirl around your own slice of paradise in La Romana of the Dominican Republic. Nestled on the Southeastern side of the island, you'll have a seemingly endless array of water sports, local attractions, and historical sites to dive into. With horseback riding, scuba diving, and historical and cigar manufacturing tours all at your fingertips, the only problem you'll have is figuring out where to start.
Whether you're coming to the island to explore the iconic seaside caves, celebrate a special occasion, or simply get away from the daily grind, our vacation rentals in this Dominican Republic escape put everything you need at your fingertips.
Located on the southern side of the island, you'll be 145 miles from the stunning beaches of Samana Province and close to local attractions like East National Park and Isla Catalina. With sun-drenched beaches in your backyard, easy access to a wide array of historical sites, and a vibrant culture surrounding you, there's no reason to go too far to dive into fun!
Boasting some of the most sought-after cigars in the world, the Dominican Republic is home to Cuban-seed tobaccos that date back to 1959. Book your spot on a factory tour to see the art of hand-rolling cigars right before your eyes and visit the fields of robust tobacco plants to see how the process evolves from budding seed to celebratory smoke in the hands of world-renowned experts.
Grab your camera and head to the famed sights of the cares at the Padre Nuestro ecological site. Check out the local flora and fauna before you head to the majesty of the caves called La Cueva de Chico. Learn about the ancient petroglyphs created by the Tainos, and how the cave was formed.
Drive down the pristine fairways as you try to avoid the hazards at one of the local top-tier golf resorts. Tee off at the La Estancia Golf Resort and read the greens while you spend a day basking in the sun and working on your slice, all while being surrounded by unparalleled tropical beauty close to your vacation rental.
Let the day slip away as you catch some rays on the stunning shores of Bayahibe Beach. Noted as the first Blue Flag beach of the Americas, you'll be able to let the stress melt away as the waves crash at your feet. If you want to get out on the water, you can rent a stand-up paddleboard or maybe book a spot for a high-flying adventure on a parasailing trip.
Rent a car or reserve a spot on a tour that will take you to the natural wonders in the vibrant city of Samana. Take your camera to El Salto de Limon waterfall and snap a few pictures as the water cascades down the naturally smooth rocks, then head to the tranquil beaches of Playa Rincon for a rejuvenating afternoon and a bite to eat.
Take a trip to Isla Catalina for a day of swimming in the sapphire blue waters, and exploring the local marine life. Strap on a mask and snorkel and take a guided tour through the picturesque underwater world, then catch some rays on the pristine island beaches before heading back to your comfortable vacation rental for some rest.
Offering visitors the chance to bask in the beach lifestyle while taking in historical sites and natural wonders, our La Romana vacation rentals ensure your trip is filled with a bevy of fun-filled possibilities.
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