Jarabacoa is in the Dominican Republic.
You can get there directly from Santo Domingo via Caribe Tours.
Motorcycle taxis are the most common form of transportation, though the local buses to La Vega double as taxis when not on duty. You can find these taxis
Los Calabazos is a village about 1/2 hour from Jarabacoa on the road to Manabao. The village peasant association runs a small guest house consisting of 5 2-room cabins with running water and electricity.