The Cabanas existed long before tourism, or even sex tourism, was even a thought. It was strictly local in nature.I dont think the Cabanas are even remotely a Problem .. their Whole Business Model is based on DISCRETION.... Even the Garage Door spells this out .. No Lic Plates, no faces .
When you order food, you dont even show your face .. Its Discreet Short Stay Hotel by 2 or more consenting adults who check in together or separately even .
No one even checks you in , so no one can even be accused of pimping girls to you .
even if the brightest Light were to shine on them, it would not affect Tourism one bit ..
So IMO they do not belong in the same group as " Sex Tourism" hotels and Clubs etc .
Some may find it hard to believe, but many poorer Dominicans also took family there as a sort of a mini day vacation to enjoy the tv, ac, and food.