Rancho Arriba ValleyThe municipality Valley, of Rancho Arriba is one of the most productive valley in the south.
It is notable for production in greenhouses or controlled environments.
Also for coffee, along with a variety of vegetables.
Producers are organized by the association APRIO and have their own packing plant.
Discover the natural beauty of Rancho Arriba production Experience the harvest and buy local products of this beautiful land.
Rancho Arriba Coffee RouteThe route that covers the coffee plantations of Samir Coffee is an excellent idea for coffee lovers. This brand is know internationally, they export their product to Japan, France and Italy.
The plantation is located in the Mahoma mountains in Rancho Arriba.
The trip to the plantation is very interesting, Samuel Baltensperger, the company's president makes a description of its installations in the Dominican Republic, the starting of the company by his father, the story behind the name and the norms implemented for sustainability.
The Ocoa arabic coffee is characterized for its equilibrium between acidity and body, a great aroma and the chocolate notes that are a result of the type of soil, climate and Mahoma´s height.
San José ChurchThe San Jose church is one of the most important religious buildings in Ocoa, its construction was in 1939 and has an impressive architectonic design.
In the entrance of the church lies father Luis Quinn, who dedicated 42 years of his life helping the community.
The Martínez PathThe Martinez community is an excellent example of environmental sustainability. They produce the food that they consume, generate the electric energy they need and other great things that you can discover while you travel the ecotouristic path.
This community shares the pride of their life style, natural resources, agriculture, pisciculture, apiaries and their self-managed model.
The path has spanish and english signs.
Gastronomic RouteThis has to be the most delicious route, it offers a visit to the most important gastronomic offers of the area.
Lavigne cookie factory, a family owned bakery, first opened in 1975. The most known crackers are whole wheat, but you can also find granola, anis and pesto crackers.
For the candy lovers Lolin candy store is an obligatory stop. They have been producing over 25 different types of sweets for over 30 years.
Libertad ParkIt is common that in the towns the park is the point of congregation for the locals, for the people of Ocoa is no exception, since in the Libertad lots of people of different ages get together.
You could hang out with friends or family, visitors can admire the beauty of the garden and water fountain.
Rancho FranciscoOne of the most popular places in Ocoa.
Great place to enjoy with the family, with a big swimming pool, a kid area, a basketball court and food and drink services.
The Guayacán Treasure RouteGuayacan was the nickname of father Luis Quinn and the route honors him.
Luis Quinn dedicated 42 years of his life to contribute with the development of San José de Ocoa.
The route starts in the San José church where his remains lie, it continues in his house, converted in a little museum where all his personal belongings are intact.
The route continues with a visit to the Libertad Park and its great endemic and native botanical collection. The visit ends in Los Martinez valley, where the community operates an ecotouristic route that combines the beauty of its views with the plantations.
A great ecological route option, combines history, great climate and lovely views.
El Pinar IsletRiver located in El Pinar municipality, lots of the local residents visit frequently.
La Chorrera Natural PoolNatural pool located in Las Cienagas, surrounded by mountains and trees.
Perfect for tourist that want to explore and enjoy nature.
The Nizao RiverThe Nizao river is one of the jewels of San José de Ocoa, is used for hydroelectric generation, human use and for agricultural crops irrigation.
The Parra WaterfallThis waterfall was the first public natural pool of the province, the water is crystal clear and it's near a town, so you are in a walking distance.
It's a safe place, fun for the family and a great option for ecotourism or an adventure.
Jigüey Water DamIt is one of the most important water dam in the Dominican Republic. This dam has an arc structure, is one of the tallest of the Antilles and of the world.
The tributary rivers are Mahoma and Mahomita and is in the Nizao river in San Jose de Ocoa province.
La Horma Bridge ViewThis bridge, constructed between 1956-1958, was the first curved bridge of the country and Latin America.
It's located in Las Malaguetas, a community of Sabana Larga.
Corredor SerranoThe Corredor Serrano is part of the offerings of mountain tourism in the Dominican Republic. It links San José de Ocoa, Constanza and Jarabacoa.
Tourists that do this route will be able to enjoy the tourist, culture, historic, gastronomic and folkloric attractions these destinations have to offer.
The route offers waterfalls, natural pools, ecological trails, flowers, bicycle and motocross trails.
There is also a helicopter ride where you could see everything the zone can offer from above.