Caribbean Safari. Immerse yourself in our local culture and customs; here you will discover another beautiful part of the island aboard a Safari truck, visiting the Dominican countryside adorned by mountains and rivers covered with lush jungle vegetation. Get ready to learn about the agricultural life of the locals, the plantations of sugar cane, cocoa, coffee, bananas and other vegetables that make up the staples of local people; we will also visit a typical house and enjoy a succulent Creole lunch, which is made from agricultural products harvested by the inhabitants of the area.
Visiting Altos de ChavĂłn will be an unforgettable cultural experience! Located inside the Casa de Campo complex in La Romana, it is a replica of a 16th century Mediterranean village in the heart of the Dominican Republic. It was designed meticulously by the Dominican architect JosĂŠ Antonio Caro and the Italian film expert Roberto Coppa; its enigmatic cobbled streets have an archaeological museum which offers a fascinating view of our history. Chavon also has an impressive Greek-style amphitheater with 5,000 seats and captivating views of the Rio Chavon and the Caribbean Sea. The amphitheater has been the stage of countless concerts and historical events since its inauguration in 1982, with the performance of arts and music icons. The village is a cultural center for residents, tourists, and working artists from all over the world.
Active studios for artists of every medium from pottery to weaving, silk screening, and everything in between line the cobblestone streets alongside shops and boutiques showcasing their unique creations. The Art Gallery features works from noted Dominican artists, as well as artists from around the world which helps to foster a dialogue of creativity and cultural exchange. Altos de Chavon is also home to the renowned Altos de Chavon School of Design, affiliated with the Parsons School of Design in New York.
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