Boca de Yuma
 
27 miles from La Romana international airport
history, beaches and adventure
 
 
 
     
     
 
Boca de Yuma fortress
 
     
Boca de Yuma is located on the south-east coast of the Dominican Republic, 29 miles east of Bayahibe at the mouth of Yuma river, in Higuey province, Altagracia region, and 27 miles from international airport La Romana.
 
   
Yuma river
Boca de Yuma bay receives the waters of the Atlantic Ocean through the Mona channel.
 
Boca de Yuma bay
Today is a small fishing village, with several small beaches and a largest beach, a navigable river, reachable in ten minutes by boat, where you can swim and trawl fishing.
 
   
Boca de Yuma beach

Boca de Yuma was an old refuge for the dens of pirates, often allies of Tainos indios Arawak in the fight against the Spanish of invincibile Armada. In the fortress of Boca de Yuma you can still see the seventeenth century cannon of the Spanish coastal defens.

For the lovers of the adventure, Vittorio, deep knowledge of the Dominican Republic, recommend a path through the jungle and the sea, traveled by jeep or quad bike, that conducts to the east, to Punta Cana beaches.

 
   
the fortress