in La Romana
As travelers emerge from the season’s deep freeze and search for the hottest spot to flaunt their beach bodies, Dominican Republic is preparing to welcome the next wave of sun seekers to its 1,000 miles of sparkling coastline.
With 21 beaches in Dominican Republic accredited by Blue Flag for meeting international environmental and safety standards, travelers of every type – whether looking for a pampered retreat or an adrenaline-pumping challenge – can find somewhere perfect to soak up the sun.
World-famous and most recently frequented by jetsetters like Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Marc Anthony, Lupita Nyong’o and numerous international supermodels, La Romana’s coast in the southeastern corner of the country provides a luxurious, private escape. Offering warm azure waters and peaceful golden sands, the area’s luxury resorts and designer golf courses are a favorite hideout of celebrities and tourists looking to rejuvenate and unwind.
The nearby town of Bayahibe offers a colorful slice of local life and allows access to the intimate beaches on Catalina and Saona Island, ideal for peaceful sunbathing, diving and spectacular sunsets.