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Larimar Mines up from La Cienaga

The larimar mines are in the highland Bahoruco mountain region up in the mountains from La Cienaga... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2018
Adventure with not much information.

We had heard about the larimar mines in this area and tried to look for information online. We were... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2017
Sosua, Dominican Republic
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Mina de Larimar | Municipio Santa Cruz de Barahona, Barahona, Barahona, Dominican Republic
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

The larimar mines are in the highland Bahoruco mountain region up in the mountains from La Cienaga. You absolutely have to have a sturdy 4x4 to access the area. We found someone in the town of La Cienaga to take us up. The route is...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

We had heard about the larimar mines in this area and tried to look for information online. We were staying in a hotel in Barahona and asked around about directions. We found a moto driver that jumped in our jeepeta and took us to the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank 2000_fish
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

It is absolutely something you should see. At only 40 minutes up to the hills there is another world. It is amazing how people risk their lifes because of the need and following the dream of find the larimar.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Scubaandsurf78
Reviewed 11 May 2017

First of all, I am experienced in visiting mining locales around the world so this is no big surprise for me. However, most people would find the road to the mine difficult, scary and possibly impossible. Fortunately, we were in the care of experienced guides...More

Date of experience: April 2017
4  Thank david l
Reviewed 1 March 2017

there is no clear indication on how to get there (no sign whatsoever) so just ask and ask until you make it. it is only for 4x4 (and a good one!) the road is full of rocks and my car could not make it to...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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