Family Package


 La Romana, Dominican Republic
 01st Jan - 12th Jul
Enjoy from the wonderful beach &
Snorkeling in the coral barrier.
$100 / Adult



El Fiestón is an excursion that takes place to visit Catalina Island, also called Ikiita Island (also called by local indigenous people as Toeya), it is an island that is It is located in the Caribbean Sea to the southeast of the La Romana province.

This island has a surface

of 9.6 square kilometer and is uninhabited. It has various natural beauties, such as its beaches paradisiacal and white sands, also a wall of corals of the most extensive in the country.

Catalina Island or Isla Catalina is a tropical island located 1.5 miles from the mainland on the south-east corner of the Dominican Republic, near La Altagracia and La Romana.

It is an occasional destination for cruise ships on Caribbean routes. In particular, Costa Cruises has a private beach on the island. Their ships anchor offshore and transport passengers to shore via.


The island was baptized «Santa Catalina» by Christopher Columbus, who visited it in May 1494.

William Kidd’s Quedagh Merchant

On December 13, 2007, the shipwreck of a 17th-century merchant vessel was found at a depth of three meters roughly 70 meters off of the island.

It has since been identified as the pirate Captain William Kidd‘s 1699 Quedagh Merchant, also known as the Cara Merchant, according to Kidd’s original testimony during his trial prior to his hanging on May 23, 1701.

A team of researchers from Indiana University led by Charles Beeker, Director of the Office of Underwater Science at Indiana University.

First discovered the wreckage in 2007 and have since established a Marine Protected Area in an attempt to preserve both the archaeological remains of the shipwreck and its surrounding reef ecosystem.

Living Museums in the Sea is a program started by Charles Beeker with the goal of protecting submerged cultural and biological resources around the world.


  • Bring bathing clothes
  • Clothes to change
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Cap
  • Sun Glasses
  • Bring money
  • Always follow the excursion program


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Tour Overview


All Year


10 Hours


English, Francais, Deutsch, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese

Car PickUp


Tour Guide


Group Size



  • Round trip land transfer
  • Catamaran or Speed Boat
  • Tour guide
  • Island entrance tax
  • National Drinks
  • Snorkeling Mega Wing
  • Banana Boat & Buffet lunch


  • Photos
  • Souvenir
  • Nothing that is outside the excursion program


Day 1
  • 10:00 AM

    We leave from the hotel by bus for 1hrs and 20 minutes

  • 11:00 AM

    We will make a technical stop to use the bathrooms and if you want to buy souvenirs,

  • 11:30 PM

    We will continue our journey until we reach the La Romana pier.

  • 11:45 AM

    Upon arrival at the Romana Pier we will board a motor catamaran or speedboat

  • 12:00 PM

    After 30 minutes of navigation we will arrive at the island

  • 01:30 PM

    We will snorkel in the coral barrier, Mega Wing, Banana Boat and enjoy the wonderful beaches

  • 03:00 PM

    We will enjoy an exquisite local lunch on the island

  • 04:30 PM

    After lunch we will continue enjoying the wonderful beaches until sunset

  • 06:30 PM

    After enjoying the beach at sunset we will be returning to the pier to take the bus and go to the hotel.

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Contact Info

C/ Ocean DR, Plaza Flamboyan #119
Bávaro, Código postal
Dominican Republic
Teléfono: +1 (829) 969-9586

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