in La Romana
Sculpted entirely of stone, Altos de Chavón —a model 16th century Mediterranean village—is a delightful place to tour for its charming medieval feel, including plenty of shopping, fine dining, and bars.
Iconic Sights, Music + Nightlife, Shopping, Wedding Venues, Weddings & Romance
Designed like a Grecian amphitheater, this breathtaking 5,000-seat open-air facility hosts concerts and performances from major Dominican and international artists year-round. Seeing a concert here, under the stars, is a bucket list item.
Family-Friendly, Iconic Sights, Music + Nightlife, Theaters
Beginner divers will appreciate the Atlantic Princess’s colorful sea life at shallow depths.
Scuba Diving + Snorkeling
The scenic fishing town of Bayahíbe is an attraction in and of itself; Bayahíbe retains its Dominican pulse, from its local restaurants and bars to its street side arts and crafts stalls, and fishermen who bring catch daily.
Family-Friendly, Iconic Sights, Shopping
Bayahíbe packs a solid punch in nightlife, from sunset beachfront bars to a pulsating dance scene on the weekend. A handful of beachfront bars are popular spots for happy hour, while the local colmado sends merengue and bachata echoes into the village.
Music + Nightlife
Walk through a garden filled with the DR’s pink-hued national flower: the Bayahíbe Rose.
Family-Friendly, Iconic Sights
Casa de Campo Marina is ideally situated where the Chavón River meets the Caribbean Sea. Within the marina complex are a wide variety of restaurants and shops.
Family-Friendly, Marinas, Shopping
How often do you get to step into the home of a 16th century Spanish explorer? Juan Ponce de León’s residence continues to stand in the southeastern town of San Rafael de Yuma, close to Higüey, where he lived before heading out into the seas to conquer neighboring Puerto Rico.
Family-Friendly, Iconic Sights, Museums
The smallest of the islands off the shore of Bayahíbe; popular for its crystal clear waters year round, and its abundance of marine life and coral reefs.
Beaches, Family-Friendly, Islands + Cayes, National Parks + Protected Areas
This is one of the most cave riddled and adventure-packed national parks in the DR counting more than 500 flora species, 300 types of birds, and long stretches of white beaches and islands.
Family-Friendly, National Parks + Protected Areas, Wildlife Spotting