Salto Jimenoa Uno

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This icy waterfall is a unique waterfall in that literally shoots out from the rocks. It is an odd sight to see, and being so close to a larger city, it is an easy side trip that should not be passed up.

The waterfall itself is obviously old, as it has carved a deep path in the cliff it falls from. As such, it oddly appears to be shooting out of the rock itself. Despite appearances, the rushing water is not an underground river. As it plunges down, it collects in a large pool that you can swim in, however the water is frigid.


Located in , always welcomes guests lodging in this section of the Dominican Republic. However, even if you aren't staying in this location, you are free to stop by to enjoy a great time.

Heading Southeast out of Jarabacoa, there will be a side road leading to Grand Jimenoa. From this road it is not difficult to find Salto Jimenoa Uno. However, it may be best to ask a local or a tour guide for some help.

Situated in the Western side of the Dominican Republic, Salto Jimenoa Uno happily welcomes travelers rooming in this area of the Dominican Republic. Regardless of whether or not you're staying in the vicinity, you should think about stopping by to check it out. It's 3.3 miles east-southeast of Jarabacoa.

Nearby Restaurants

And, one of the most enjoyable options while spending an afternoon exploring the area is eating food at a restaurant within traveling distance of Salto Jimenoa Uno. The most proximate place to eat to Salto Jimenoa Uno is Aroma de la Montana, which serves up Latin American fare. It's just about three miles away, so check it out and enjoy a meal. Puchos Food Mofongo Mocano and Bellarminio Ramírez y Hijos are some of the other dining possibilities in close to this natural attraction. At Bellarminio Ramírez y Hijos you can eat some American meals and enjoy the local foods and culture of the Dominican Republic.

Nearby Attractions

Travelers who like waterfalls, and would like to see others, ought to think about El Salto de Baiguate and Salto Jimenoa Dos; the first and closest of which is one and a quarter miles to the west of this waterfall. You'll find at least one or two other attractions in the area, including Parque Japones, which is three miles away Jarabacoa. Also, you might consider heading to Parque Central Jarabacoa, which is another attraction not far away.

If a visit to the Salto Jimenoa Uno isn't enough to keep you busy all afternoon, the most nearby attractions are in the following table.

Attractions Near Salto Jimenoa Uno
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location Island
Parque Japones -- 3.1 mi. (0.4 km) WNW Jarabacoa --
Parque Central Jarabacoa -- 3.5 mi. (0.2 km) NW Jarabacoa --
Ebano Verde Science Reserve -- 7.3 mi. (15.4 km) SE 9.6 mi. West-Northwest of Bonao Hispaniola
Antiguo Cine La Progrecista Other Activities/Excursions 9.8 mi. (1.0 km) NNE La Vega --

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