Jarabacoa is surrounded by mountains at an altitude of about 530 meters, which means that the climate is quite pleasant, with temperatures reaching 33° during the day in summer, but at night the temperature drops significantly. The young and lively Jarabacoa belongs to the province of La Vega and has about 60,000 inhabitants.
Many wealthy Dominicans from Santo Domingo or Santiago spend their weekends or holidays here. The region is considered a health resort and is also known as “the Switzerland of the Caribbean”, and offers a great flora and fauna, and is increasingly becoming a center for ecotourism.
There are not only many waterfalls, rivers and lakes, but also the highest mountain in the Caribbean, the Pico Duarte with almost 3100m is around the corner. The area is an eldorado for outdoor sports and adventure lovers, offering rafting, canyoning, paragliding, horseback riding or hiking, mountaineering and much more.
Here you will find everything for your daily needs: there are several supermarkets, hospitals, doctors, pharmacies and a lot of restaurants, bars and nightclubs.
It is also worth mentioning that many places can be reached quickly and easily from here.There is a Caribe Tours bus station; for example, buses will take you comfortably to SantoDomingo in two and a half hours. La Vega or the second largestcity of Santiago are also easily reachable in a short time.Even a day trip to the sea is doable.
- Puerto Plata: approximately 100 km
- Cabarete: approximately 120 km
- 27 Wasserfälle: approximately 100 km
- Santiago: approximately 50 km
- Pico Duarte: approximately 30 km
- Santo Domingo: approximately 140 km