Extreme Sports - Cluster Ecoturístico de Jarabacoa

Jarabacoa has several hotels, resorts, Bed and Breakfasts, Hostels and Cabanas for any budget and level of elegance.Whether you want a full-service resort on the river or a quaint mountain eco-hideaway, we have them all.

Rancho Jarabacoa

We are the pioneer in the development and promotion of tourism in the mountain town of Jarabacoa since 1993. We offer our customers the opportunity to come into direct contact with nature and the adventure to the fullest. 

Our main objective is to meet the expectations of our customers in terms of service quality, clear, safety and hospitality, always giving priority care and environment conservation. Rancho Jarabacoa team consists of a group of professionals trained to give you all the assistance you need. We will endeavor to meet any desire or need for the most efficient in order to always provide the best service manner. 

Rancho Baiguate

Rancho Baiguate is located in valley of Jarabacoa, which stands at 500 meters above sea level in the Central Mountains, known as the land of eternal spring. Cool temperatures, the longest river of the Caribbean (Yaque del Norte), impressive waterfalls and the highest peak in the Antilles (Pico Duarte 3,087 meters) form a unique combination to the entire hemisphere. 

The Rancho Baiguate has 27 rooms to accommodate its visitors, 8 small rooms with two twin beds, 8 standard rooms with two queen beds and 10 master rooms with two queen beds and balcony.




Jarabacoa has The International Tennis Motocross "The Corocitos" in which various international events have made consolidating the municipality as a city of extreme sports.

Mountain Bike

Another sport that is widely practiced in the region is the "mountain bike" or mountain bikes and Pan American Games 2003 paths crossed mountain bike Jarabacoa, which still remain open to the delight of tourists adventurers.
Jarabacoa remains the main point of ascent to the mountains of the Central Cordillera: Pico Duarte, La Pelona and La Rusilla, also known as the Alps of the Caribbean, as they are the highest in the region. The shortest journey to reach the Pico Duarte is by Manabao, and once on top, it will be about 3,087 meters above sea level.

Four Wheels

Jarabacoa is not only the perfect city for quiet getaways, is also one of the few areas of our island where you can make some hilarious extreme sports.

Thanks to its unique geographic location, Jarabacoa enjoy the possibility of allowing visitors a wide range of extreme sports such as rafting, canyoning, rappelling, kayaking and paragliding. Besides the classic Four Wheels, trekking, horses, mountain bikes, buggies and jeep safaris.

This city is considered the birthplace of ecotourism in the Dominican Republic and has companies or "Ranchos" experts in mountain tourism and adventure. Within this category are Rancho Jarabacoa, Rancho Baiguate Spirit Mountain.

Zip Line

This extreme sport has begun to gain ground in Jarabacoa, some businesses now have the same eg in Bohíos Campo'll enjoy Indigo, located in the community of Cruise.

Paragliding (Parapente)


Far this sport is very popular in the Municipality of Jarabacoa and practiced with security and periodic inspections of the Ministry of Tourism guaranteeing one end to the height of the great practitioners of the same sport nations. Companies like Tony Haw Flyers Paragliding and give a service in these sports that will leave you enchanted.


Rafting consists of an exciting raft trip through the refreshing waters of the Yaque del Norte, the Caribbean's largest river, guided by a highly trained staff who will take you through fast and make up your adrenaline pumping. Two companies perform this activity that will leave you excited and wanting to return to enjoy this sport, these companies are Rancho Rancho Baiguate Jarabacoa and 5 star customer service in this line.



There are several unique hiking options we offer in the Dominican Republic:

Simple 2 hr. hikes to one or several of the area's waterfalls including Salto Baiguate (Jarabacoa), Salto Jimenoa (Jarabacoa), or one hr. away to the Salto de Aguas Blancas (Constanza), and 3 hrs away, the Salto el Limón (El limón, Samaná).

If you are interested in beautiful scenery, a 3 hr. hike to the Pico Mogote (Jarabacoa) will provide the best views of both sides of the valley. If time is not an issue, camping at the top of the Pico, cooking a delicious meal, and returning the next morning is a fun option.

And, if you wish to climb the tallest peak in the Caribbean, the Pico Duarte at 3087m, you will need 2-3 days, and part of the climb is on mule or on foot.


Defined as going through canyons using different techniques and climbing, swimming, walking, and jumping, we offer two thrilling options, both descending rivers.

In Jarabacoa, the River Baiguate descent is moderately difficult and includes the use of ropes for walls up to 20m. It requires good physical fitness and is not recommended for anyone with health issues.

In Limon, near Las Terrenas, the descent of the Limon River to the Limon waterfall is not difficult,does not require the use of ropes, has smaller waterfalls, and definitely offers tropical lush scenery.

River Rafting 

Rafting is mainly on the River Río Yaque del Norte,  Jarabacoa, with numerous rapids, including some Class III (intermediate). All safety equipment (vests, helmets, etc.)is provided, and each boat has a guide who knows the river to perfection and gives needed instructions. An emergency boat accompanying the group for safety is usually included. Rafting can be booked for a single person or for a group of 4-5 per raft.

  • Dominican Republic
  • CDCT
  • BID
  • Consejo Nacional de Competitividad