The hotel is located in Barahona- in the heart of the Caribbean- in an isolated and intact region in the southwest of the Dominican Republic- adjacent to the only biosphere reserve in the country. The hotel sits on top of a mountain with a breathtaking view of the Caribbean Sea- nestled in a large tropical forest surrounded by rivers and mountains.This private holiday retreat remains under family ownership- providing 12 rooms in 'cabana' style with dramatic views all around. Renovated in 2010- the eco hotel offers a lobby- restaurant and WLAN Internet access.Each room is 32 square metres and features a private balcony- individually regulated air conditioning- a ceiling fan- private bathroom with shower- hairdryer- wine fridge- clock radio- iPod dock and tropical and modern furniture. They are also fitted with double or king-size beds.Guests may make use of the outdoor swimming pool- parasols and surfing and biking facilities.Being consistent with the practice of supporting the ecological environment and running operations using local resources- the hotel's menu is not only prepared and served by staff from the area but is made with fresh local ingredients. Fish and seafood are brought daily from a small town nearby- Bahoruco. Breakfast is served each morning.