La Romana Ports
La Romana Ports, situated at the junction of the Romana River and the Caribbean Sea, has a central channel and two berths: the West Berth serves dual duties, Cruise Ships operation and exports of sugar and molasses; the East Berth is exclusively a Cruise Ship platform and terminal for use of the tourist visiting La Romana, located in the south-east of the Dominican Republic. There is a wide tourist attraction offer in the area, all owned and operated by the same private administration Central Romana Corporation:
- Casa de Campo, the well known resort, which also operates 3 golf courses, some ranked in the world top 20 best golf courses.
- Catalina Island, fully ready to receive anchored cruise ships, has all the facilities to afford up to 2000 guests.
- Altos de Chavon, a replica of a 16th century Mediterranean-style town. Coral block and terra-cotta brick buildings house artists’ studios, craft workshops, galleries, stores, and restaurants.
- La Romana International Airport, only 10 minutes drive from port, makes a perfect combination for major turnaround operations.
- The Marina Casa de Campo, was designed by architect Gianfranco Fini, who took his inspiration from old Mediterranean seaside villages, especially the famous Plaza Portofino in Italy. Today, the marina boasts more than 100 villas and apartments, more than 40 shops, restaurants, bars and cafes and a bustling nightlife.
- Central Romana Medical Center, offers services on a par with the latest medical technology. The high-tech equipment ensures that both city residents and the growing number of tourists visiting the region are able to receive the best medical treatment available.
During last 2012-13 season, La Romana Ports operated more than a hundred cruise ships. Costa Cruises, Carnival Cruise Lines, Aida Cruises, MSC Cruises and Tui Cruises are some of the cruise lines that visited the destination.
All this, along with the traditional warm hospitality of the Dominicans, makes La Romana Ports a perfect destination.