as one of the most beautiful in the Caribbean, the scenery is striking.
The mountains - replete with lush vegetation, rushing rivers, and cascading
waterfalls - drop down to the sea. Driving along the coast brings visitors
to such sights as Jaragua National Park and the beautiful sand beaches of
Bahia de las Aguilas.
The largest salt water
lake in the Antilles , Lake Enriquillo is located 114 feet beneath sea level.
At its center lie three islands, the larges of which being Isla Cabritos.
Being a protected reserve, the islands are inhabited by iguanas, and a significant
population of the endangered American crocodile.
area is well known for its variety and folklore, but most of all by its physical
beauty. Visitors interested in exploring nature will be very pleased by their
visit. Barahona’s landscape consists of mountains, streams, cascades, exuberant
vegetation and miles of beaches. The province is not far from great natural
habitats such as Sierra de Bahoruco National Park and Lake Enriquillo.
the arid southwestern region of the Dominican Republic, this very isolated
park is perhaps the nation's most idiosyncratic. The vegetation ranges from
wet and pine forest all the way to dry forest and supports many different
types of animals and trees. The Sierra de Bahoruco is known for its many species
of orchids and for a wide variety of bird life.