Barahona, Dominican Republic

Overview

The city of Barahona is located in the Barahona Province of the Dominican Republic on the country’s southern coast. It is a three-hour drive west of Santo Domingo, the capital city. Barahona is one of the most important cities on the island as it is a center of sugar production and industry, with a very active port and many ecotourism attractions. Downtown Barahona is centrally located to our five Village Partnership Programs in the surrounding communities of Algodon, Altagracia, Don Bosco, Los Robles, and Pueblo Nuevo.