Are you planning to travel to the Dominican Republic soon? It is advisable to visit the Damajagua Falls. Discover below the 27 Charcos of this region.
The waterfalls of Damajagua: magnificent falls
Damajagua is a region located in the Dominican Republic. It is more precisely in the tropical forest, a few kilometers from Puerto Plata. It has 27 natural pools of turquoise color which are engraved in the limestone. As soon as you hike to the first waterfall, you will see the wonderful tropical plants in this forest, as well as a variety of birds. It has a series of canyon and pool waterfalls. You can have an unforgettable experience by hiking through the forest to the 12ᵉ waterfall or even to the top of the 27ᵉ. You can hike with a local guide and of course, you will have the chance to jump, swim or slide in these shimmering pools of water.
5 names of the famous waterfalls of Damajagua among the 27 natural pools
The Virgin: This is the first waterfall. Its name is “the virgin” because there, the ancient inhabitants of the region built a statue of the Holy Virgin
La Tinajita: it is the most impressive waterfall as it is the deepest. It was named the perfect water slide.
Hot and Cold: It is one of the most interesting waterfalls because the water of the waterfall separates into two levels, the one at the top is cold and the one at the bottom is hot.
The natural swimming pool: it looks like a real swimming pool, but it is the art of nature. It is a pretty and amusing waterfall.
The last one: as the name suggests, it is the last waterfall among the 27. There you can enjoy the view of the Tarzan vineyards and the source of Rio Damajagua.
Tips for visiting the 27 Charcos
With all these waterfalls, it is always important to be equipped. Here is all the necessary stuff you need to visit these famous waterfalls:
– sunglasses to protect your eyes;
– Sunscreen to protect your skin;
– water shoes to protect your feet from the rocks on the water’s edge;
– towels to dry yourself when you get out of the water; and
– a camera if you want to memorize your walk in this paradisiacal region.
It is also advisable to wear comfortable shoes for the walk, as it lasts between 30 and 45 minutes.