La Romana is one province of the Dominican Republic. It is located 100 km from the capital, Santo Domingo, is located between the provinces of La Altagracia, San Pedro de Macoris, El Seibo and Hato Mayor and South meet Catalina Island and the Caribbean Sea. It is one of the most important tourist centers of the province followed Altagracia in the Dominican Republic. He is considered as the sixth largest city after Santiago, for its economic development and tourism.
In La Romana are the major tourist hotels, among which is Casa de Campo. Today is the most comprehensive and luxurious resort in the Caribbean. With deluxe land and villas, private beaches, golf courses, airport, heliport, private beaches, marina, polo and a long list of activities. Many of the villas are owned by people worldwide popular as Julio Iglesias, Sharon Stone and Dominican designer Oscar de La Renta who also designed the interiors of this great resort.
Near Casa de Campo and on top of a mountain there is an enclave called Altos de Chavon. This small town is neither more nor less than an imitation to a Spanish or Italian Mediterranean village of houses built of limestone. It is home to many international artists from the people there are fantastic views of the Chavon River. The small village of Altos de Chavon has several restaurants, a church where famous characters are married ... even to "Michael Jackson", luxury boutiques, one Regional Archaeological Museum with a large collection of Taino and a subsidiary of the Parsons school of Design in New York.
Bayahibe and Dominicus Beach
Bayahibe is a rural community of fishermen and beach. Place where the white sand beach, the fishing, humble dwellings, modern hotels and floristic endemism (Pereskia Bayahíbe quisqueyana or flower) are combined. Place of sail hundreds of tourists daily to enjoy the beautiful beaches of Saona Island.
In pristine beaches in Bayahibe and Dominicus guests can easily travel to Catalina and Saona islands to observe the protected wilderness areas and National Park of the East.
In June 1999, the Saint George boat sank 35 meters deep in front of the Viva Resorts (Club Viva Dominicus and Club Viva Dominicus Palace). With the collapse were looking to recreate a protected habitat for flora and fauna, thus preserving the environment in the area. This artificial reef can be visited by tourists in the area.
- Currency: Dominican Peso
- Documentation: Bring a valid ID or passport.
- Legal age for spirits: The legal age for alcohol in the Dominican Republic is 18.
- Rental cars: Visitors over 25 can rent cars in the Dominican Republic to present a valid driver's license.
- Electricity: 110 volt/60 Hz
- Immigration: Before entering the country per port or airport, visitors are required to fill a loading and unloading schedules. These must be filled before heading to the immigration, which should be presented a valid passport.
Before heading to immigration, must be purchased a Tourist Card.
- Communication: In all hotels, resorts and tourist sites will find telephone service. Also offered cellular services. The international calling code for the Dominican Republic is 1-809.
Is the name of a place located east of the Dominican Republic, in the province of La Altagracia, where many resorts are located, with a total area of approximately 420,000 m².
The Punta Cana area begins north with Arena Gorda beach, following after the famous Bavaro Beach, Playa Ubero Alto, Playa Macao and The Cortecito beach. When you start around the edge are the beaches of Cabeza de Toro, Cabo Deceit, Punta Cana and Juanillo. The coastline of Punta Cana area extends 50 km of coastline. The part is the longest beach of Bavaro, regarded by the government of Dominican Republic as a national treasure by the richness of its flora and fauna and natural beauty there are appreciated. The beaches are fine white sand, and the sea of soft blue-green, without reaching the turquoise Caribbean beaches further south.
Among the best golf destinations in the world, Punta Cana is the spitting image of leisure. Several of the courses were designed by professional golfers, to give you the perfect type of challenge you want on a relaxing golf holiday. The beaches here are just perfect, with calm and warm waters that lap gently kilometers of fine white sand. Get excited with a zip line adventure, accompanied by traditional music palms Dominican cultural show or explored the magical lagoons Indigenous Eyes Ecological Reserve.
- Currency and Language: The voltage is 120 V, although most of the hotels are tailored to 220 V. The local currency is the Dominican Peso, but also accepted the U.S. dollar and the euro in most shops.
- Phone Code: 1 (809)
- Visas: All visitors coming from Europe and Latin America do not require a visa, passport only.
- Input and output requirements: Depending on your nationality must apply for a visa, check whether you need a visa to enter the Dominican Republic. The government of the Dominican Republic charged an entry fee of $ 10 and $ 20 departure. The validity of the tourist card is purchased for $ 10 has been extended by 15 to 30 days. Citizens who exceed the length of stay of 30 days must pay a fee equal to the price about the tourist card proportionally to timeout.
"All citizens regardless of nationality should check with their consulate or embassy of the documentation required for travel to the chosen destination."