As you drive into the mountains southwest of Santo Domingo you enter another world. The major city in this region is Barahona, a smoky, noisy city that is among the least cosmopolitan of any in the Dominican Republic. The region is known for its larimar mines and for a few beautiful boutique resorts up on the mountains and on the beautiful, undeveloped beaches south of Barahona.
POINTS OF INTEREST
Casa Bonita Tropical Lodge
This boutique property southwest of Santo Domingo, formerly a family estate, has style normally associated with urban hotels. Accommodations are…Learn More >