Cristal clear beach

La Romana vs Punta Cana

Dominican Republic has it all! And that’s why we recommend that you keep in mind two of its best tourist attractions for your future holiday. Thanks to their popular amazing beaches with crystal clear waters and friendly people, you will never forget Punta Cana and La Romana.

Many will wonder, which is better Punta Cana or La Romana? Choosing is difficult, that’s why we leave you some differences to consider between both destinations.

Difference between La Romana and Punta Cana beaches

The beach difference is another of the main doubts when organizing a vacation on the island. In both cases, we are talking about a wide number of white sand beaches and impressive biodiversity.

In the Atlantic Ocean, to the east side of the Dominican Republic is located Punta Cana. It is the world renowned tourist destination and the most important in the entire country, by their most beautiful beaches such as: Bávaro Beach and the impressive beaches of Cabeza de Toro. Where you will find magnificent options to enjoy a well-deserved rest in paradise, enjoying all Inclusive resorts such as: Catalonia Bavaro Beach for families and Catalonia Royal Bávaro, for adults only.

Catalonia Royal Bavaro aerial view

For families, Punta Cana is the perfect place for a fun vacation where you can do a variety of activities on the sea, such as kayaking or catamaran. The waters of these beaches are usually quiet all the year, making them the perfect destination to enjoy snorkel with the family. However, if you are searching for more adrenaline, we recommend you one of most popular place to do surf in the area: Macao Beach.

Macao Beach

On the other hand, the second most visited destination in the Dominican Republic is La Romana. This place is surrounded by golf courses, amazing coral reefs and the most beautiful turquoise crystal water beaches and white sand. Located seaside to the Caribbean Sea, Bayahibe area is the most attractive place, where it can be found its best beaches such as: Dominicus Beach and Bayahibe Beach.

Caribbean beach

At Bayahibe Beach you can find the starting point to Saona and Catalina Island. Also, you can practice snorkel, dive, fishing and other water sports.

As Punta Cana, in Bayahibe you can find amazing all inclusive resorts, located at Dominicus Beach, Such as: Catalonia Bayahibe and Catalonia Royal La Romana.

Things to do in La Romana and Punta Cana

One of the most visited destinations in the Caribbean is Punta Cana, where there is no opportunity to get bored by its popular excursions such as: Hoyo Azul natural lagoon or the Ojos Indígenas Ecological Park, two of the most beautiful places of the island surrounded by an impressive natural environment that you should not miss. You can find all the information about these excursions at your Catalonia hotel, where they can advise you directly.

Unlike La Romana, there is no doubt that in this destination, it is not only due to its beautiful beaches, but also offers attractions that will vibrate your nights.

Party night in Punta Cana is an experience you don’t want to miss, where you will find a varied night entertainment venues, including restaurants, bars, clubs, among others such as: Pearl Beach Club, Coco Bongo, Kviar Show Disco & Casino, Imagine Punta Cana and El Kan Drink House, are some of the best choices for you to enjoy on your next trip to the island.

While, La Romana is a highly recommended destination for those tourists looking for a quiet environment beaches with a cultural touch to their getaway.

For travelers, one of the favorite destinations area is Altos de Chavon. A Mediterranean ancient villa, sculpted in stones and built at a height above the Chavón river. In it there is an Amphitheater, where concerts by national and international artists are held. In addition to this, inside headquarters of the Archaeological Museum of the Dominican Republic you can find remnants of Taino culture, is one of most complete compilation.

Altos de Chavon

Another of the most popular excursions in La Romana, is Cueva de Las Maravillas, where you can see the amazing and historic Taino paintings, along by a wonderful artificial lake.

There are many options and activities to visit in both destinations. Choose to travel to Punta Cana or Bayahibe depends on the type of trip you want to take.

Are you ready to get the most extraordinary stay in paradise? If you liked these exciting destinations, is a perfect opportunity to plan your vacation and discover Dominican Republic. Visit all the charms of Bayahibe and book your favorite hotel or enjoy Punta Cana with the best accommodation options.

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