La Romana is a destination that caters to every type of traveler. The Caribbean Sea, lush dry forest, and the Charon River create plenty of opportunities for fun in the sun. One day you might be diving 30 feet underwater to discover a shipwreck and the next, you might go horseback riding at Casa de Campo. It’s all part of life in paradise.
The possibilities for adventure are endless! Here are 7 exhilarating activities that you can do in La Romana.
Soar across the treetops and experience the beautiful jungle landscapes! Ziplining in La Romana is a great opportunity to discover the forest and native wildlife. Plus, it’s the perfect activity for families, couples, or groups of friends! A dedicated guide will lead your group across treetop platforms via safe cable lines. Depending on the tour, you might also stop at local attractions.
There’s something about hopping into an ATV and off-roading on a dirt track that makes for a wild adventure. La Romana 4WD tours are popular with visitors looking for an exhilarating experience. Depending on the tour, you might ride through muddy tracks, stop at local attractions, or visit a sugar mill plantation. Local 4WD tours are a fun adventure for children over 8 years old.
Horseback riding is a popular activity among locals and visitors throughout the Dominican Republic. In La Romana, resorts such as Casa de Campo even offer an equestrian center for beginners and avid riders. Horseback riding is also offered on ranches near Bayahíbe, or along the trails inside the Cotubanamá National Park through tour operators. Take break from the beach and explore La Romana’s scenic countryside!
People travel from all over the world to compete in sport fishing tournaments off the coast of La Romana. The deep blue waters are home to big game fish such as marlin, yellowfin tuna, and sailfish. Boat tours and fishing charters operating out of local marinas offer experienced fishermen and beginners a chance to get on the water and sink a line. Keen to compete? Casa de Campo Marina hosts annual sports fishing tournaments, including the Blue Marlin Classic, Dominican Bluefish Triple Header, and Lion Fish Tournament.
With shipwrecks scattered along the coast, La Romana is a prime destination for scuba diving and snorkeling. Rare species, colorful corals, and favorable currents provide ocean lovers the best opportunity to discover our underwater world. Saona Island offers beginner and advanced dives with the opportunity to explore caves, wrecks, and healthy reefs. The underwater world off the coast of La Romana has been given the name “the living museums of the sea” to preserve archaeological and biological treasures underwater.
Hang loose in La Romana! Windsurfing is a popular activity among locals and visitors alike. Along our beaches (especially Minitas beach or Bayahibe beach), you’ll find professional windsurfers and small group lessons cruising the waves. Windsurfing requires strength and may be better suited for teenagers and adults. But once you get the hang of this sport, it’s difficult to pull yourself away from the water!
Outdoor Shooting Range
The shooting facilities at Casa de Campo include an onsite 245-acre Shooting Center, with over 200 stations for trap, skeet, and sporting clays and pigeon rings. Casa de Campo’s shooting center also includes a tower that projects sporting clays, as well as “Rancho Peligro”, a wild bird reserve outside of Casa de Campo where “Driven Shoots” take place.
Shooters of all ages and skill levels are welcome to enjoy the realistic conditions that simulate shooting wild games in their natural habitat. The course is designed so shooters can progress from station to station in tournaments or individually.
La Romana’s beautiful, coastal setting creates the ultimate destination for all types of adventures. Whether you want to horseback ride, scuba dive, or windsurf, there is something for everyone! Contact us with questions about booking tours.