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Playa Caleta La Romana

Calle Principal de Caleta, La Romana, Dominican Republic
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Ranked #13 of 15 attractions in La Romana
Type: Beaches
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Sudbury, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

One of the worst beaches. There are more rocks than sand and broken glass everywhere. Go to Bayahibe which is only about 25 minutes away and is breathtaking instead.

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Lake Havasu City, Arizona
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

Just got back from our So. cruise on the Breeze. Went to Grand Turk, not very large area to explore but had a wonderful time on a snorkeling trip & rays tour. Then to La Romana, where we had another snorkel trip and while the water were nice the dive location left a lot to be desired with trash all... More

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Atlanta, GA
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18 reviews 18 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

I really, really, really wanted to love this place but after much thought, I can't give it a completely positive review. We decided to go here on our cruise stop in La Romana since there is really not much to do at this port and we try to maximize our beach time while we're on vacation. Our 4 year old... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

I have lived this, great diversion for those of us that have a home in casa de campo and want to be with the people since the Resort is a world where you only rub shoulders with the rich. Be vigilant and go with a local and never after dark.

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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116 reviews 116 reviews
35 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

Playa Caleta was one the highlights of our recent trip to the Dominican Republic. If you're looking for a "resort beach" do not go here. Caleta is definitely a locals beach, with typical Dominican food and ice cold Presidente beer! The beach is quiet, beautiful views, such as of the light house; however, a bit rocky for swimming in most... More

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Hollywood, Florida
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654 reviews 654 reviews
486 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012

Dominican food are easy to find in this beach. I like the fried fish, yaniqueque and the famous dominican sweet, cheap price for food. Bring sun block and comfortable shoes.

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Republique Dominicaine
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2012

very typical. Non touristic place, very dominican. good fried fish..

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Raymond, Maine
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2011

I discovered Playa Caleta in La Romana, a quaint little beach, frequented mostly by locals, a bit rocky, but still a nice place for a picnic and a swim. There are vendors selling freshly caught fish, sausages and "yaniqueques" johnny cakes and of course, serving cold Presidente. We arrived by cab but returned to La Romana town by guagua.

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