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

Located in the Western side of the Dominican Republic, El Salto de Baiguate happily welcomes residents and travelers who are lodging in this section of the Dominican Republic. Whether or not you're staying in the vicinity, you should consider dropping by for some fun in the sun. If you're wondering, Jarabacoa is two and a half miles (four kilometers) to the northwest.

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

Of course, one of the most enjoyable possibilities while spending a few hours exploring the area is having fare at a restaurant within traveling distance of the waterfall. The most convenient restaurant to El Salto de Baiguate is Aroma de la Montana, which serves up Latin American food. The restaurant is only about a mile and a half from the waterfall, so check it out and peruse the menu. Puchos Food Mofongo Mocano and Bellarminio Ramírez y Hijos are some more nearby lunch and dinner possibilities. At Bellarminio Ramírez y Hijos you and your group might eat some American meals and experience the flavors of the Dominican Republic.

Nearby Attractions

Those who are a fan of waterfalls, and have the energy to view some others, ought to think about Salto Jimenoa Uno and Salto Jimenoa Dos; the first and closest of which is one and a quarter miles to the east of this page's attraction. Other local activities include Parque Japones, which is two miles away Jarabacoa. Also consider visiting Parque Central Jarabacoa, which is another attraction nearby.

If your taste for travel keeps you looking for new activity and attraction options, take a look at what is closest in the following table.

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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