El Salto de Baiguate

El Salto de Baiguate is the perfect waterfall for families. It is close to many attractions and is quite easy to get to, as well as offering a wide range of activities that can keep different ages entertained.

While not a uniquely large water fall at a couple dozen feet high, El Salto de Baiguate has a very large pool that is great for swimming and wading. In addition, the softer, plant-less rocks surrounding the falls make it great for rock climbing and jumping into the pool from. Additionally, the occasional large boulder is a perfect place to lay out in the sun, as the lack of dense forest means that a lot of sun falls onto this little waterfall paradise.

Location

El Salto de Baiguate is located in the Western side of the Dominican Republic, in the Dominican Republic; it's 2.4 miles to the southeast of Jarabacoa.

This is a very easy waterfall to get to. While in Jarabacao taking Avenue Pedregal out of town, once you past the cemetery, the third right is Calle Baiguate and will take you to a parking lot at the waterfall.

Nearby Restaurants

And, one of the most delightful options while spending some time exploring the area is eating a dish at a restaurant within traveling distance of the waterfall. The most proximate place to eat to El Salto de Baiguate is Aroma de la Montana, which has a menu full of Latin American dishes. Aroma de la Montana is a small distance away, but distant enough that you might decide to make plans for employing some means of transport to travel there. Puchos Food Mofongo Mocano and Bellarminio Ramírez y Hijos are a couple other nearby lunch and dinner possibilities. At Bellarminio Ramírez y Hijos you and your group will be able to try a bite of American meals and enjoy the local foods and culture of the Dominican Republic.

Nearby Attractions

Visitors that enjoy waterfalls, and would like to see others, might consider a trip to Salto Jimenoa Uno and Salto Jimenoa Dos; the first is one and a quarter miles to the east of El Salto de Baiguate. You'll find at least one or two additional attractions in the area, including Parque Japones, which is two miles away Jarabacoa. Also, you might think about heading over to Parque Central Jarabacoa, which is another attraction in the area.

If you can't wait to see as many of the Dominican Republic's attractions as possible, the following table shows the closest options.

Attractions Near El Salto de Baiguate
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location Island
Parque Japones -- 2.1 mi. (0.4 km) NW Jarabacoa --
Parque Central Jarabacoa -- 2.6 mi. (0.2 km) NW Jarabacoa --
Ebano Verde Science Reserve -- 8.0 mi. (15.4 km) SE 9.6 mi. West-Northwest of Bonao Hispaniola
Antiguo Cine La Progrecista Other Activities/Excursions 10.6 mi. (1.0 km) NE La Vega --

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Location: the Western side of the Dominican Republic, the Dominican Republic

 

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