The Pedernales Peninsula is a tourist destination that has the most prosperous biological diversity in the Dominican Republic. It offers beaches, sub-tropical dry forest and more ecosystems that nature gives you in this area so that you can enjoy days full of multiple activities that can be carried out.
It is one of the richest in biological diversity in the Dominican Republic. The ecosystems of the region are varied: from the dry forest around Lake Enriquillo, to the enigmatic tropical forest of the Sierra de Bahoruco.
Pedernales is located in the southwest of the Dominican Republic. Specifically on the border with Haiti. The city of Pedernales also has a route that crosses to the city of Anse à Pitre in Haiti.
This without counting the magnificent beaches of the peninsula. Nature has really been lavish on the Pedernales peninsula: even some virgin beaches have kept their mysteries hidden. For this and much more, if the intention is to enjoy the wonders that nature lavishes, here you can appreciate them in all their splendor.
Places of the Pedernales Peninsula that you should know. This peninsula not only includes salt and fresh waters. Also, the forests of Sierra de Bahoruco are a sight that impresses tourists. You can enjoy arid landscapes with a very rich wildlife and mangroves. Similarly, it has bauxite mines.
Starting from the Pedernales Peninsula, you have a road that connects Pedernales and Barahona, passing through the edge of the Jaragua National Park for the most part. Following the path of Barahona-Paraíso, with approximately 120 kilometers of travel along this coastal road with a view worth appreciating and photographing.
In addition, its beaches with crystal clear waters of La Ciénaga is another of the corners where it is worth doing tourism. You can visit Playa Paraíso if you like surfing, its strong waves are perfect for you. Likewise, the Ciénaga River reaches a local spa and its mountains are abundant in flora and fauna.
Another of the places in Pedernales Peninsula that you cannot miss is Los Patos, this attractive place is one of the shortest rivers in the world and also gives its name to a majestic town.
This river receives its name thanks to the large number of this species that inhabit the region. These ducks were in danger of extinction many years ago. However, a repopulation was originated to preserve them. These animals make life in this river, they show an incredible natural show formed by flora and fauna in this wonderful country.
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