Due to its strategic location in the lush south coast, Casa Bonita is an ideal place for guests to interact with the rich biodiversity of the region. Enjoy a variety of onsite activities including hiking, water sports, tennis, yoga, mountain biking excursions, as well as the lodge’s own Canopy Tour, which lets you glide through the tress and view a land of mythical beauty, in a unique adventure experience. There is much to see & do at our luxury resort in Barahona.


Just outside the property, guests have a plethora of activities available to them. From nature walks along river trails, surfing, snorkeling and swimming, guided tours to any of the National Parks within the Jaragua, Bahoruco and Enriquillo Bioshpere Reserve, bird watching tour, organic coffee plantation tour, a visit to Casa de Tarzán (Tarzan’s House), Las Aguilas Bay, Oviedo Lagoon and Lake Enriquillo as well as exploring caves with ancient tribal art, visit to Hole de Pelempito, exploration of the different nearby beaches: San Rafel, Los Patos, Paraíso and our exclusive experience “Quemaito Beach Experience”, where we can enjoy a spectacular beach day in one of the most exotic scenarios of the Caribbean Sea. There is definitely a lot to explore!


For those of you who like to feel the wind on your face while exploring those amazing blue waters of the Caribbean Sea, come hop on our boat.

From lounging, to scuba-diving to fishing, we’ve got activities for the whole family.
Fishing – Scuba diving – Family sail
Wake board – Bananas – And much more

Often referred to as “La perla del Sur” (the pearl of the south), Barahona is one of the best kept secrets of Dominican Republic. Its biodiversity offers stunning natural beaches, unspoiled waterfalls, and breathtaking of mountain greens.



Bahia de las aguilas

One of our most treasured destinations, Bahía de las Aguilas is a protected beach with white sand, crystal waters, and a stunning coastline. It is home to coral reefs and diverse marine wildlife. UNESCO added it to it’s World Network of Biosphere Reserves in 2002.

laguna de oviedo

Laguna de Oviedo is a saltwater lake that counts as the second largest body of water in the Dominican Republic and is considered one of the most important ecological reserves in the Caribbean. The lagoon counts with 24 keys in the center and mangrove swamps, which can be seen throughout a boat tour.

lago enriquillo

Lago Enriquillo is the largest salt water lake in the country, it is 131.2 feet (40 meters) below sea level, making it the caribbean’s lowest point. It serves as a sanctuary for the bright pink flamingos and the salt water makes a great home for the american crocodiles. Within the lake are three islands, the larges one called Isla Cabritos, which is scattered with various types of iguana.

Hoyo de pelempito

An incredible geological depression on the Sierra de Bahoruco National Park, Hoyo de Pelempito is located between high mountinains and considered one of the wonders of the Caribbean. Temperatures range from 77 degrees Fahrenheit during the day and 32 degrees Fahrenheit at night. can get to Bahía de las Aguilas by boat from here.

cabo rojo

Cabo Rojo is one of our most popular beaches, with white sands and turquoise waters creating stunning views. The waters are home to some of the best preserved coral reefs of the Caribbean Sea and the breeding ground for the Antillean Manatee and the Juvenile Hawksbill. You can get to Bahía de las Aguilas by boat from here.


Located one hour away from Paraiso in Sierra de Bahoruco National Park, this hilltop hamlet and winding paths make for great ecotourism. Tourists can enjoy an amazing view with endemic flora and fauna including over 20 species of birds.

laguna de cabral

The Laguna de Cabral, also known as Laguna de Rincón is the largest freshwater lagoon in the Dominican Republic and the Caribbean, reaching 18 square miles (46.8 square kilometers). The lagoon is home to a variety of fauna and wild life including iguanas, fresh water turtles and over 50 variety of birds such as flamingos, pelicans, herons and Florida ducks.