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Barahona is a port city located on the southwestern coast of the Dominican Republic. It's known for its beaches with calm, clear waters ideal for swimming and snorkelling. The city is also a starting point for exploring the region's natural beauty, including Lake Enriquillo, which has a large population of crocodiles, and the Bahoruco Oriental National Park, with hiking trails and waterfalls. The city itself has a mix of historic buildings and modern architecture, reflecting its role as a commercial centre. The climate is hot and humid year-round, with average highs in the upper 80s (Fahrenheit) and lows in the mid-70s.

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Airports near Barahona

Reach Barahona your way. You can easily travel to Barahona using any of these 4 airports.

Maria Montez International Airport

This is the closest airport to Barahona, located just 5 kilometres (3 miles) away. It offers mostly domestic flights from Santo Domingo and Punta Cana, making it a convenient option if you're already in the Dominican Republic. However, international flight options are limited.

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Las Américas International Airport

This major airport in Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic, is around 168 kilometres (104 miles) northwest of Barahona. It offers a wider range of international and domestic flights, potentially providing more travel options and potentially lower fares. However, you'll need to factor in the additional ground transportation cost and time (approximately 2-3 hours by car or bus) to reach Barahona.

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Punta Cana International Airport

This major airport on the eastern coast of the Dominican Republic is around 320 kilometres (199 miles) east of Barahona. It offers a significant number of international flights, especially from North America and Europe, potentially providing the most flight options and potentially lower fares. However, the ground transportation time to Barahona is the longest on this list, approximately 5-6 hours by car or bus.

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Port-au-Prince International Airport

This airport in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, is located across the border from Barahona, about 119 kilometres (74 miles) away. While it might seem like a convenient option due to its proximity, there are limited flights from major cities and crossing the border can be time-consuming and involve additional paperwork. Consider this option only if you find a significantly cheaper flight and are comfortable with border crossings.

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Things to do in Barahona

Discovering the many attractions of Barahona can be quite a task, so we've narrowed down our top 3:

Sierra de Bahoruco National Park

This park is a must-visit for nature lovers. It's part of the Dominican Republic's only UNESCO Biosphere Reserve and boasts a variety of ecosystems, from dry forests to cloud forests. The park is home to a wide variety of plants and animals, including some endemic species. Visitors can go hiking, biking, bird watching, and more.

Larimar Mines

The Bahoruco Mountains are the only place in the world where you can find the semi-precious stone larimar. Larimar is a beautiful turquoise stone that is often used in jewellery. Visitors can take a tour of the mines and see how larimar is extracted. They can also purchase larimar jewellery from local artisans.

Barahona Malecon

The Malecon is a waterfront promenade in Barahona city. It's a great place to relax and take in the views of the Caribbean Sea. Visitors can go for a walk, bike ride, or jog on the Malecon. They can also people-watch or grab a bite to eat at one of the many restaurants and cafes that line the promenade.

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