5 reasons to visit La Romana as a family

Planning a family vacation to La Romana is a breeze. With delicious food, exhilarating adventures, cultural attractions, and all-inclusive resorts, there is something for everyone! Even abuelo.

Kids will enjoy building sandcastles, snorkeling with fish, or playing at the resort kids club. Dad may schedule tee time at the links, while mom pampers herself at the spa. And with plenty of food options, you’ll be able to find something for all pallets. Here’s what makes La Romana a family-friendly destination.

All-Inclusive Resorts

All-inclusive resorts make it easy to plan a family vacation. The Hilton La Romana, for instance, has a kid-friendly hotel (separate from an adults-only hotel) that features a waterpark, lazy river, and splashing pad. The resort also hosts themed events, such as circus and magic shows, which are always a hit with the little ones. Casa de Campo also embraces family-friendly activities while recognizing that mom and dad need some alone time, too. The resort offers babysitting services so the adults can enjoy a peaceful date night.

Snorkeling Tours

Snorkeling is an excellent family activity because you get to be on the water and learn about local marine life. La Romana is a fun place to snorkel with shipwrecks just off the coast of Catalina Island. Impressive coral reefs, tropical marine life, and underwater artifacts are teeming with educational opportunities for the whole family!

Cultural Tours

One of the best parts about traveling is learning about a different culture. As you explore our coastal city, take time to learn about La Romana and the Dominican Republic’s history through local tours. During a cigar tour (yes, still appropriate for young ones!), a guide will lead your group through the vaults where tobacco is aged and show you how it’s prepared then hand-rolled into a premium cigar.

 

Cueva de las Maravillas is an ancient cave system with indigenous rock art by the Taíno Indian tribe. Here you’ll find hundreds of pictograms and petroglyphs engraved in red and black on the stone walls — another great educational (and cultural) opportunity!

 

Swimming Beaches

Because of La Romana’s location on the southwest coast of the Dominican Republic, the beaches are protected from strong currents and big waves. That means the beaches are safe for swimming! Minitas Beach is a popular spot for families because there are a variety of water sports, games, and food trucks nearby. Here, you and the fam can take windsurfing lessons or cool off with a fruity batidos from a local vendor. When it comes to fun in the sun, Minitas Beach is the best option for the whole family.

Cotubanamá National Park

There’s something about jungles that make for an exciting family outing. Cotubanamá National Park is a tropical forest in La Romana with native wildlife, coral reefs, and natural caves. It’s best to discover Cotubanamá National Park with a tour guide so you can learn more about the nature and surrounding area.

Consider La Romana when it comes to planning a family vacation! Our waterfront destination is an easy flight from the United States or Europe. Vacation mode turns on the moment you step off the plane so the whole family can relax and have fun.