La Romana Tourist Attractions
La Romana lays on the southeast coast of the Dominican Republic and is home to the Casa de Campo resort and Altos de Chavón, a replica of a 16th C artisans village.Catalina Island is located a short distance from La Romana. La Romana's cruise-ship port lays between La Romana and Casa de Campo.
Casa de Campo
The luxurious resort complex of Casa de Campo was established 1975 with several hotels, an airstrip, one of the world's finest golf courses, a riding school, a polo ground and tennis courts.Located along the souteast coast, the resort's 3,000 ha/7,500ac include beautifully landscaped grounds and gardens and its buildings have been decorated with the help of Dominican designer Oscar de la Renta.
Address: Box 140, Dominican Republic
Altos De Chavón is a recreated Spanish colonial village, built in 1978, and is home to numerous local artists.
Teeth of the Dog Golf Course
Located at the resort complex of Casa de Campo is one of the most highly ranked golf courses in the Caribbean known as Teeth of the Dog. This golf course runs along the coast offering fantastic views over the ocean.
Isla Catalina's coastal waters offer ideal conditions for swimming, sailing and game fishing; snorkelers and scuba divers explore its abundant coral gardens.The island offers white sand beaches and shallow reef-protected waters. Rules protecting the island's ecology have halted construction since 1969.Isla Catalina is a cruise-ship port-of-call. The island receives about 5,000 visitors daily.The island is located south of La Romana.
Fishing for blue marlin, dolphin fish, sailfish and wahoo is very popular off the shores of Cumayasa. International sport-fishing tournaments are held annually and boat rides can be taken on the Cumayasa River.
La Laguna Beach
La Laguna is located south of La Romana with a nice stretch of beach and plenty of nearby accommodation and visitor amenitites.