April 2007

From holiday resort to the heart of Hispaniola.

photo gallery at Google Photos

Jarabacoa is sometimes called "Switzerland in the tropics". Town in the mountains (800m above sea level), at the foot of Pico Duarte, the highest peak in the Caribbean (3175m). Jarabacoa offers moderate climate and plenty of outdoor activities (rafting, canyoning, hiking... e.g. www.ranchobaiguate.com).

Day 1

Travel Bavaro - Higuey - La Romana - Santo Domingo - La Vega - Jarabacoa

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Hotel Gran Jimenoa

Day 2

Golfing at Jarabacoa golf course

Waterfall - Salto de Jimenoa Dos

Jarabacoa surroundings and town

Day 3

Hotel again

Travel back, passing Santo Domingo