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.
There is one dive service and a small number of dive sites to choose from. Click here to view our page about diving in this area.
If you have some people who enjoy exploring new shops in your group, they may be interested to know that there are more than 9 retail stores to browse in this area. You can go to this extended discussion if you're interested in learning about shopping in Barahona.
You might want to set aside a day for experiencing the sights and culture of Barahona. Among other sights, the area has a few historic sites and various other attractions of interest to visitors Navigate to this page regarding area sightseeing attractions if you want to find additional details.
Details concerning a firm that can guide you to some of the most interesting local sights can be found in the table below.
|Nature Tourism Service||(829) 717-2090||Central Barahona||the Dominican Republic|
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