La Romana: Altos de Chavón and Saona Island Day Trip
- Pickup available
- Skip the line
- Duration: 8 hours
Leaving from La Romana, this tour combines leisure and culture on a perfect day out, fit for the whole family. Head first to Altos de Chavón to see a replica of a 16th-century Mediterranean village perched above the Chavón River. Admire the work of artisans from the Dominican Republic who crafted the village in detail. Board a catamaran and cruise to Saona Island and get back to nature in the government-protected reserve. Relax on the beach and top up your tan, or go for a swim. Explore the tropical surroundings at leisure and discover one of the most beautiful beaches in the Caribbean. Marvel at the white sand and coconut palms before a barbecue buffet lunch of typical island fare. Make use of the open bar and sample local drinks before you return to La Romana.
After being collected from your accommodation, you will make your way to your jungle buggy. There your specialized guides will teach you everything related to the safety and driving of the buggy, which you will discover are very easy to drive. Once departing, you will begin exploring the incredible terrain in the unique style that only a 4x4 can provide. You'll then continue your tour with a visit to the coconut house or “Casa del Coco” to learn how coconut oil is produced. There you will also taste fresh organic products such as exotic Caribbean fruit, roasted coffee, and cacao. The next 45 minutes will be spent taking a guided tour of Monkeyland, where you will interact in close proximity with the park's beautiful and friendly squirrel monkeys. These charming and intelligent monkeys have been formed by a Canadian couple with more than 35 years of experience working with animals, incl...
Explore one of the scenic jewels of the Caribbean on a full-day tour of Hispaniola Island from Punta Cana. Journey across enthralling rural landscapes as an experienced guide shows you every nook and cranny of the humble land and its people. Go to the city of La Romana, one of the most popular resort towns of the Dominican Republic. Learn about Dominican culture, including its love of baseball. Visit the Francisco A. Micheli Stadium, home to the Toros del Este. Delve into the history of legendary Dominican players who have made it to the Major League. Then, watch master craftsmen rolling a cigar at Tabacalera de García, the world’s largest cigar factory. Continue to an artisan village to experience the bona fide bohemian lifestyle of the island. Discover why La Romana flourished, and why Altos de Chavón enjoys such prosperity today. Walk through lush tropical gardens, and see a replica...
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Although our ship came in too late, the organizer sent a Txi and we were able to join the group afterwards. Unfortunately missed the first attraction, otherwise a nice fun excursion ....
Unfortunately the communication for the pick-up in the morning did not work well, so we waited an hour in front of the hotel.