Visit La Romana - Best of La Romana

La Romana is the seventh-largest city in the Dominican Republic with a population estimated in 2010 at 130,426 within the city limits (metropolitan population: 214,109), of whom 127,623 are urban and 2,803 are rural. The city is capital of the southeastern province of La Romana, opposite Catalina Island. The name Romana comes from a balance that was used to weigh merchandise for export. Santa Rosa de Lima is the patron saint of La Romana. The modern La Romana International Airport was opened in 1999. The city is near several other cities, such as San Pedro de Macorís and the national capital, Santo Domingo de Guzmán. The city is a hub for a growing tourist industry with several nearby local resort spots, such as the beachfront Bayahibe, Dominicus, Casa de Campo, and the growing number of golf resorts that surround the area.


This is a comprehensive travel guide for La Romana in Dominican Republic. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore La Romana like a local. When planning a trip to La Romana, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Punta Cana. Attractions in Punta Cana include Bavaro Beach, Astron Shipwreck, Isla Saona. To reach La Romana, hop on a flight to airport which is the nearest major Aeropuerto Internacional Punta Cana. To explore La Romana, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!

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La Romana Tours for you

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of La Romana

  • Save 7% Catalina VIP Tour
    Catalina VIP Tour New on TripHobo

    Duration: 8 Hrs

    Visit Altos de Chavon and enjoy a Mississippi-style boat ride through Chavon River. Then reach Catalina Island through a cata...

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  • Safari Runners La Romana
    Safari Runners La Romana New on TripHobo

    Duration: 8 Hrs

    Tour a sugarcane field, where you´ll see a traditional Trapiche and learn how we produce our delicious Dominican rum an...

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  • Snorkeling Day Trip to Isla Catalina from La Romana
    Snorkeling Day Trip to Isla Catalina from La Romana New on TripHobo

    Duration: 8 Hrs

    Visit Catalina Island for swimming and snorkeling on a full-day boat tour from La Romana. After pickup from your hotel, board...

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  • Save 7% Santo Domingo City Tour (Full Day)
    Santo Domingo City Tour (Full Day) New on TripHobo

    Duration: 9 Hrs

    A historic adventure awaits you when exploring the oldest city in the Americas and first capital of the New World. During the...

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Facts and Stats for La Romana*

  • La Romana: Crime and Safety

    How safe is La Romana for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in La Romana.

    • Burglary and Theft 100 (Very High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 100 (Very High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 100 (Very High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 100 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 100 (Very High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 100 (Very High)
    • Attacks 100 (Very High)
    • Drug offense 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 50 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 100 (Very High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 100 (Very High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 100 (Very High)
  • Living in La Romana - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 14.06 (Very Low)
    • Climate Index 72.92 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in La Romana

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in La Romana

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.18 USD
    • International Movie per seat 4.98 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 50.39 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 76.36 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 53.51 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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