Tourism in Jarabacoa - Dominican Republic

Travel guide and tourist information to visit Jarabacoa and around: what to see, what to do, what to visit, which excursions... in Jarabacoa.
Jarabacoa - Dominican Republic

Jarabacoa - Dominican Republic

Jarabacoa is a town in the Dominican Republic, located in the heart of the Central Cordilera, 500 meters above sea level, at a distance of 2 ½ hours from Santo Domingo. This region has an impressive nature. River Yaque del Norte through the city and has three majestic waterfalls: Jimenoa I, Jimenoa II and Salto Baiguate, besides being in the neighborhood of Pico Duarte (the higher of the Caribbean).
Jarabacoa has a tropical rainy climate, with an average annual temperature of 22 °C with little variation, and heavy rain throughout the year.

The city's economy depends mainly on agriculture. The territories of the region are high and varied production. There are plantations of strawberries sold in the country and are also exported and vegetable production for local consumption and for export.

Tourism is the line most promising development in Jarabacoa. The city is ideally positioned to develop mountain tourism and ecotourism. The main activities that can be performed: rafting, tubing, canyoning, cascading, mountain biking, quad biking, horse riding, hiking and more.
The region is also an important route for mountaineering in the Caribbean, the way to Pico Duarte, the highest peak in the Caribbean with 3.175 meters above sea level
In addition, southwest of the town, is the Ebano Verde Scientific Reserve, a cloud forest with high biodiversity, endemism and an ecotourism program.

Jarabacoa is the ecological capital of the Dominican Republic. In the city and around are hotels and ranches with all comforts for a vacation in the mountains of the Dominican Republic

Tourist attractions and places to visit in Jarabacoa

Monastery of Santa María del Evangelio

Located about 6 kms from the city. It is inhabited by a small community of Cistercian monks.

Central Park

Located in the city center where the locals like to come with their families.

Church of Nuestra Senora Del Carmen

Near the Parque Central.

What to see, what to do, what to visit near Jarabacoa


If you want something different, Jarabacoa is the perfect place for adventure sports, discovers from heaven paragliding or delve into their rivers by rafting.

Jimenoa waterfall

The best known and most spectacular jump in the region. About twenty minutes from the city, there are two successive waterfalls, one 40 meters high and the other 60. At the foot of each of the waterfalls there is a natural pool.
It is a protected area, the entrance is RD $ 50.

Salto Baiguate

Impressive waterfall 25 meters high. Many locals come to enjoy the cool waters. It is one of the main tourist attractions in Jarabacoa.

Excursions at Pico Duarte

The culmination of the Caribbean at 3087 meters for nature lovers. The excursion takes place over several days and must be accompanied by a guide. It is not high mountain but you still need a good physical condition because it is not a walk either.

Ebano Verde Scientific Reserve

Ebano Verde is a scientific reserve, which is characterized by a microclimate where there are plants and birds unique.

Aguas Blanca Waterfall Constanza

One of the most beautiful waterfalls in the Dominican Republic. It is one of the highest waterfalls in the Caribbean at 83 meters high. It is located at 1682 meters of altitude in the Juan Bautista Pérez Rancier Park.


Many rivers as el rio Pantuflas, el rio Las Palmas, el rio Grande... for rafting, swimming...

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