Barahona is the main destination for amateur surfers. The recommended beaches are: Barranca, Bahoruco, Ciénaga, San Rafael, Paraíso and Los Patos. The Dominican Surf Federation has organized several important events on these beaches.
From exuberant national parks embraced by mountains to forest trails that lead from caves and mountain roads to coffee plantations, Barahona is ideal for mountain bike adventures.
The Canopy Tour extends for about 1,000 meters and offers 10 strategic platforms within the rainforest. This exciting excursion allows you to float through the treetops, over the rivers and the endless green expanses.
The province has several ecological routes for hiking and mountaineering. Through this, tourist attractions are encouraged apart from beach and sun, as well as the conservation of natural resources and involve communities in the tourism gear. Some important trails are: The Virgin Trail, Mother Coffee Trail, La Factoría Trail and La Bici-Ruta.
Tubing is a recreational activity where individual rides are made on top of a tube, crossing the fast waters of the Nizao River. It is a combination of action, nature and a unique adventure experience.
In Barahona, sailing has a tradition in terms of regattas and participation in competitions of sport sailing ships ranging from children's categories to Olympic, which allows a range of age and socio-economic level larger and inclusive.
A way to put adrenaline to the test, this is the new proposal that Barahona offers to its visitors. One of the elements that experts in the practice of flying paragliders emphasize is the type of wind that Barahona has, which they qualify as a laminated wind. This wind originates in the sea, collides with the mountains and has no turbulence, allowing the flight to be calm and dynamic.
Motocross is an extreme sport that combines speed with the necessary agility to control the motorcycle against irregularities in the land, with sharp turns, mounds, bumps and changes in elevation, and on a surface of earth that is generally muddy with the purpose of avoiding the danger of dust. In 2017, the Motocross Invitational Tournament was held in Barahona with impressive competitors, local and from other provinces.
The snorkeling spots in Barahona offer the opportunity to swim in crystal clear waters full of friendly fish, delighted to welcome you to its wonderful reef. In addition, the water temperature is ideal for this activity throughout the year.
Barahona owns an impressive and magical underwater world with extraordinary natural and archaeological conditions in which there are abundant coral reefs, caves, galleons, wrecks and a fantastic multicolored fauna, all worth exploring and admiring. Dominican Republic is listed as one of the best destinations for diving in the Caribbean region, for its crystal-clear waters and the variety of paradisiacal scenarios found in each region.
The zipline is a great way to enjoy a panoramic view of the splendid landscape of Barahona. This short but scenic adventure leads through a pristine river as it slides through tropical forests, where you can see the great heights that dominate the coasts.
The main attraction of this aquatic sport is the release of stress and adrenaline combined with the concentration and coordination required for its practice. All this adds to the interest of knowing inhospitable places like beaches and coves where the only access is through the sea, appreciating the crystalline waters and the dazzling view.