Perched in the mountains of Jarabacoa in La Vega Province, ALTERRA Mountain Residences is the perfect residential community for your second or retirement home. ALTERRA offers stunning homes with affordable pricing options and financing. It’s located less than a two hour drive from the historic capital city of Santo Domingo and some of the world’s most beautiful beaches, and just 20 minutes from the nation’s second largest city of Santiago.
The Dominican Republic is well known as a sun and beach destination, and deservedly so. This paradise island however has much more to offer. Jarabacoa’s location (2 hour flight from Miami, Fl), rivers, mountain ranges, the astounding natural scenery of this tropical rainforest, as well as the hospitality of its people, are helping it become the premier mountain ecological destination in the Caribbean. Few places in the American Continent will provide more value for your investment.
Jarabacoa has a Tropical rainforest climate(Köppen climate classificationAf ), with warm days and mild nights during almost all year, and temperate days and cool nights on winter, due to its tropical location and high elevation (about 525 m above sea level). Visitors have chastened Jarabacoa as "The City of Everlasting Spring."
The local economy is based upon agriculture. It is known for its strawberries, coffee, pimentoand ají pepper, the last two being grown in green houses. Jarabacoa it is also known for its wide variety of flowers.
The local Carnival in February is one of the most famous in the country. On July 16 is celebrated the day of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. But the most prized asset of Jarabacoa and the Dominican Republic are its people. You will be hard pressed to find more friendly, hospitable, humble, happy, smiling loving people anywhere in the world. Come visit us and experience it for yourself!!
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