Beaches

 
Barahona/Pedernales

In addition the the eco-tourism that the area is traditionally known for, the regions of Barahona and Bahoruco also have the gorgeous natural beaches of San Rafael, Paraíso, Los Patos, Saladilla and El Quemaíto. They offer an incredible panoramic view when traveling through to Pedernales, the furthest point to the south west. Here, you will find an incredible perspective of the rocky beaches. However, you need to be careful around the rocky marine currents.

 

In Pedernales, you will find the beach that is considered by most Dominicans to be the best in the whole country: Eagle Bay Beach. While it can be difficult to get to, it is worth the adventure. Both Eagle Bay and Cabo Rojo have fine white sands and clear shallow waters. Eagle Bay Beach can be accessed by boat or by a very steep and dangerous path, which can be driven with a four-wheel drive vehicle with an experienced driver.

 
- Bahía de la Águilas
- Cabo Rojo
- San Rafael
- Paraíso
- Los Patos
- Saladilla
- El Quemaíto
- Playa Enriquillo
 
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Bahia de las Águilas (Eagle Bay)

In Pedernales you will find a beach that for most Dominicans is the best in the country: Bahía de las Águilas (Eagle Bay). Although nearby Cabo Rojo beach should not be disparaged; both have very fine white sands and shallow waters. You can reach Bahía de las Águilas by boat or by going down a very steep and trechearous incline that can be accomplished on a 4x4 vehicle, with an experienced driver.