El Pomier caves

A set of remote caves protected as a national park, with thousands of Taino pictographs.

Las Salinas

Set amid rolling sand dunes, this small fishing village holds one of the island’s most beautiful beaches – wonderfully uncorrupted by mass tourism.

Hiking around San José

This quiet mountain town gets few visitors, but the hiking trails that fan out across the spectacular southern mountains merit a few days’ exploration.

San Rafael and Los Patos

Two beautiful beaches with pounding surf and waterfalls that thrum down from the rainforest-draped mountains and pour into the sea.

Lago Enriquillo

A salt-water lake the size of Manhattan, with alligators, tens of thousands of tropical birds and Isla Cabritos, heavily populated with rhinoceros iguana.

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