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La Romana: Half-Day Scuba Diving Course with Hotel Pickup

1. La Romana: Half-Day Scuba Diving Course with Hotel Pickup

Try a new experience with scuba diving during your holiday in the Dominican Republic. Take a half-day boat tour with a scuba diving instructor and explore the underwater flora and fauna. Check out local marine life as well as a famous shipwreck. Start your half-day with a brief orientation to the program with a theoretical session and then a practical session in confined waters. Watch as your instructor shows you how to dive safely, breathe underwater, and how to use your diving gear properly. Now get ready for a sub-marine adventure. Accompanied by your PADI instructor, explore the famous site known as the Atlantic Princess, home to a 30-meter long shipwreck. Marvel at the rich marine life of this part of the world. Descend to a depth of up 12 meters depending on your level of comfort and enjoy a wondrous sea adventure before the tour concludes at midday.

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Bayahibe/La Romana: 4x4 Buggy and Monkeyland Tour

2. Bayahibe/La Romana: 4x4 Buggy and Monkeyland Tour

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, including 12 years at the Toronto Zoo teaching monkeys to trust and enjoy the company of humans. You will later finish your adventure by winding down at the Mountain Ranch and feasting on some delicious and traditional Dominican food.

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Altos de Chavón and Shopping in La Romana Day Tour

3. Altos de Chavón and Shopping in La Romana Day Tour

Discover the flawless panoramas and rustic beauty of the Dominican Republic on a 5-hour tour of the towns of Altos de Chavón and La Romana. Learn about the local beliefs and customs of an unrivalled Caribbean setting. Following a transfer by comfortable bus at dawn, start your memorable expedition with rugged views set against a secluded backdrop on the eastern coastline of Hispaniola. See where the Caribbean Sea lures the skyline with heavenly turquoise blues and mild rustling waves. Discover an artisan village dangling over the edge of a hill, and marvel as it looks like it has come to a screeching halt just before as it topples over. Altos de Chavón is an architectural marvel; an accurate replica of a 16th-century Mediterranean village erected in the Caribbean. Admire its broad terraces with countryside backdrops. Created by the filmmaker Robert Coppa, its cobblestone alleys and country décor are alluring. Learn about the craftsmanship of the town and its stone-paved streets and picturesque buildings. As you stroll, you will be roused by memories of a mythical past, etched by contemporary art. Visit the Regional Archaeological Museum, enriched with pre-Columbian artifacts that illustrate the island’s past. See a wealth of antique objects and archaeological relics. Admire the geodesic dome of the Altos de Chavón amphitheater, the largest outdoor venue in the Dominican Republic. Watch master craftsmen rolling cigars at the world’s largest cigar factory. Be seduced by the aged fragrance of tobacco, before going to Jumbo, the largest superstore in the city, to scour the aisles in search of authentic souvenirs. End with a visit to Columbus Plaza, and purchase artisan handicrafts and locally-made products in the mall.

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La Romana: VegaFina Cigar Factory Tour

4. La Romana: VegaFina Cigar Factory Tour

Start your tour by learning how long it takes a tobacco plant to become a beautiful handmade cigar. After you enter the factory your tour guide will show you all the different types of wrappers and binders from all over the region that are used to make Vegafina premium handmade cigars. Discover the story behind how the Dominican Republic came to be known as "Cigar Country", and why nearly all of the world's premium cigars are made here. Follow the journey of the cigar making process where you can see the staff hard at work, bunching, rolling, and finally the packaging facility. VegaFina takes its name from the "vegas finas", or fine plains, where sunshine, moisture and soil composition combine perfectly to allow the growth of the most exclusive tobacco leaves.  Finish the tour with a visit to the cigar megastore where you will find the most premium VegaFina Cigars as well as other world-renowned brands.

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La Romana: 3-Day PADI Open Water Diver Course

5. La Romana: 3-Day PADI Open Water Diver Course

Take home a new skill with a PADI Open Water Diver course in La Romana. Discover diving with a PADI course, the world's most popular scuba certification course. Get all the PADI educational materials and equipment you need to become a confident diver. Explore the underwater world with three modules. Develop your knowledge base in 5 areas. Experience 5 confined water dives to learn basic scuba skills with an instructor. Go on 4 open water dives to practice your new skills and see some marine life. Have the chance to explore the Atlantic Princess shipwreck on one of your open water dives. Day 1:Participate in a brief orientation session. Go over the equipment necessary for diving. Have a short theoretical session. Hop in the water for for some exercises. Practice using your mask, regulator, and buoyancy devices. Find out safety procedures and how to surface. Day 2:Perform your first and second open water dives from a boat. Dive to a maximum depth of 12 meters and practice using your mask and regulator. Visit reefs to see some colorful fish or dive at a shipwreck in Bayahibe. Day 3: Head out on your third and fourth open water dives and reach a maximum depth of 18 meters. Improve on important skills like buoyancy. Begin to learn how to plan dives. Enjoy a graduation ceremony where your diploma will be awarded.

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What people are saying about La Romana

Did not see much in town and a full day turned out as a half day

Guide was great, but would have preferred just English