The third-largest city in the Dominican Republic, La Romana is the perfect palm-lined representation of this Caribbean country it is also surrounded by sugarcane fields—the region's major cash crop. La Romana packages offer the opportunity to get a feel for everyday life in the Dominican Republic, while a hotel in La Romana serves as more than just a rest stop on the road between the capital and the Dominican's popular eastern beach resorts. The city's unique gastronomy and abundance of high-end golf courses draws tourists of all kinds to this bustling regional center.
Aside from golfing and gorging on La Romana's cuisine, you will find plenty to do on La Romana vacations. Those curious about the island's Pre-Columbian culture will have a great time at the Museum of Archaeology, which features fascinating artifacts from the indigenous Taino culture. If you're looking to escape the busy city center, head to the architectural marvel of Altos de Chavon, a stunning replica of a 16th Century Mediterranean village designed by a famous Dominican architect. A cultural center unlike any other in the country, it offers fascinating photo ops and a great chance to share inspiration with the local people. Also just outside the city bounds lies the Cueva de las Maravillas literally called the Cave of Marvels, its name does justice to this awe-inspiring natural site.
Fun-loving enthusiasts passionate about Dominican culture should visit during Carnival season in February or March to participate in the country's most popular celebration. If you're into golf, plan your trip around the annual Dominican Republic Golf Open in May or the DR Golf Exchange convergence in September.
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