Activities in Barahona

Despite being the largest city on the west coast of the Dominican Republic, Barahona remains a place that tourists can stop for a quiet vacation away from the major resort towns.  Tourism is not a primary industry, but those who do make the trip do with a sense of adventure.  Activities center on the great outdoors with coastal and mountain hikes, birdwatching, and surfing operating as the primary sources of entertainment.  


Dominican Republic Diving

There is one dive service and a small number of interesting dive sites to choose from. To see our complete guide to diving opportunities in this area, follow this link.


If there are some foks who enjoy exploring new shops in your group, they might be interested to know that at least 9 retailers are located in this area. If you want to discover more about shopping in Barahona, you can do so by going to this page.


You should plan on spending at least a day exploring the sights, sounds and culture of Barahona. Area sights include a few historic sites and various other attractions of interest to travelers. Those wanting to get more details about area sightseeing opportunities can do so here.

Information concerning a firm that will help you get the most out of your sightseeing time can be seen in the following chart:

Sightseeing Services In Barahona
Name Type Phone Location Island
Vainita Ecotourism Nature Tourism Service (829) 717-2090 Central Barahona the Dominican Republic

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