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Cueva del Chicho

This magical place is surrounded by taíno art, and it shelters underground fresh water. It’s part of the Cotubanamá National Park, and it’s constantly visited by true speleology fans.

Stopping by this kind of destination is becoming more and more popular amongst internal tourism lovers, who are fully interested in witnessing the tangible proof of our marvelous anthropological past.

In addition, if you are a certified diver, you will be able not only to enjoy the amazing crystalline waters, but also to explore deeper areas of the cave (as long as you make an official tour reservation with authorized operators of Bayahíbe or La Romana, of course).

Other Suggestions:

  1. Don’t forget to take pictures of the petroglyphs. They are an amazing memory to keep.
  2. Make sure to take a swimsuit and waterproof shoes to this trip.
  3. It’s very important to have cash at hand to be able to make the tax payment to the National Park.
  4. Use a helmet with a lamp on it to always have a clear view of this incredible aquatic ecosystem.
  5. Bring some snacks and beverage to maintain your energy during the whole day.
  6. Visit this destination accompanied by local guides to support the region’s economic activities, and you will be receiving tools like a lifejacket and a flashlight (SUPPORT THE LOCALS).