Luxury La Romana Holidays

A taste of the Caribbean

La Romana

La Romana is a wonderful destination located on the southeast coast of the Dominican Republic looking out over the blue Caribbean Sea. One of the main attractions here is Altos de Chaon, a 16th century replica of a Mediterranean village with pretty cobbled streets, an amphitheatre and artisan shops.Some famous movies like “The Lost City” with Sandra  Bullock and Daniel Radcliffe have also been filmed here.

Holidays to La Romana promise gorgeous white sandy beaches and a laid back atmosphere with excellent clear waters for snorkelling, diving and other water sports. Saona Island (Isla Saona) is just off the coast of La Romana and is a popular day trip excursion for lovers of snorkelling where you’ll find lots of starfish and turtles.
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Look out for 'Mama Juana' in shops or on drinks menus. It's a potent mix of rum, red wine, herbs and honey that's meant to cure everything - it's delicious!

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Our pick of the top hotels in La Romana

Every one of our hotels is handpicked and personally visited by our team

Flight Information

Flight time from the UK to the Dominican Republic is around 8 hours 30 minutes.

Transfer Time

Transfer time from Punta Cana airport to La Romana is approximately one hour.

When to go

The Dominican Republic benefits from a year-round tropical climate. The driest months on the island are December through to April, when average highs are around toasty 29 degrees. May through to November are the hottest months, with highs in the low 30s, however with the heat comes rainfall - rain storms do pass quickly, however.

Visa Information

British citizens will require a tourist card (US$10) – you can get these on arrival at the airport. 


Most hotels and restaurants add a 10% service charge to the bill. Taxi drivers will expect 10% of the total fare.

Introduction to languages

The official language of the Dominican Republic is Spanish. English is widely spoken around the resorts of Playa Bayahibe, Punta Cana and Uvero Alto, too.

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