Tourist Information in Laguna Oviedo

Laguna Oviedo Visitors Center

The entrance to Laguna Oviedo and the visitor center is well signposted a stone's throw from the highway 3km north of the small village of Oviedo. The center has loads of information panels on the lake's flora and f…
Tourist Information in Parque Nacional Sierra de Bahoruco

Ranger Station

This small ranger station is 13.5km up the paved road from the Hoyo de Pelempito highway turnoff. Pay the park entrance fee here. Hoyo de Pelempito is 23km further, 7km of which are in pretty bad shape for a standar…
Tourist Information in Barahona

Ministerio de Turismo

This small regional Ministry of Tourism office is good for a map and a bit of local info. It's inside the Fedomu building next to Cestur.
Hospital in South of Barahona

Clínica PAP/Amor el Prójimo

This semi-private clinic is for medical emergencies. It has a doctor and nurse on call 24 hours a day.
Internet in South of Barahona


Bring your own device to get the wi-fi signal at this simplest of cybercafes.
Police in Barahona


Tourist police; along the waterfront, 550m north of Av Del Monte.
Immigration in Pedernales

Dirección General de Migración

Located in a small green trailer to the left of the border fence
Tourist Information in Barahona

Fundación Taigüey

A network of small NGOs, several of which focus on ecotourism.
ATM in Pedernales

Banco Popular

In the Supermercado Pedernales.
Hospital in Barahona

Centro Médico Regional Barahona

The best private clinic.