Activities in Barahona

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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.  


The Dominican Republic Diving

You'll find one dive operator and a small number of interesting dive sites in the area. For more about diving opportunities in this area go to this article.


If you have some folks who enjoy window shopping vacationing with you, they're not totally out of luck -- the area has more than 6 retail stores just waiting to be explored. To learn about opportunities for shopping in Barahona, visit this page.


You should plan on spending at least a day experiencing the sights and sounds of Barahona. The area's sights include a few historic sites and various other attractions of interest to visitors To read a more detailed discussion of this topic, read this article about area sightseeing opportunities and attractions.


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