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.
You'll find one dive operator and a small number of interesting dive sites to choose from. Navigate here to read our article about diving in this area.
If you are traveling with some avid shoppers they can "discover" a few of the area's 9 retail shops. To see our guide to shopping in Barahona, click here.
You really should set aside a day for experiencing the sights, sounds and culture of Barahona. Area sights include a few historic sites and various other attractions of interest to visitors Those wanting to get more details about area sightseeing opportunities can do so by going to this page.
You can look through the table below for a listing of a firm that will help you have a great time sightseeing.
|Vainita Ecotourism||Nature Tourism Service||(829) 717-2090||Central Barahona||the Dominican Republic|
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