Haiti is alive with art, music, culture and incredible scenery. The palm-fringed beaches and turquoise bays are some of the most beautiful in the Caribbean. Venture inland to discover cascading waterfalls, forest-covered mountains and jewel-toned natural swimming pools.
Things to do in Haiti
The bustling capital of Port-au-Prince is a gateway to Haiti. While most travellers make a beeline for the beach, it’s worth staying to visit attractions like Musée du Panthéon National. Exhibits are engaging and get you up to speed on Haitian history. Learn about Haitian Revolution leader Henri Christophe and see an enormous anchor used by Christopher Columbus.
Slip into holiday mode in Southern Haiti, where you’ll find gems like Jacmel. The town will charm you with its colonial-style architecture, colourful handicrafts and a breezy beach boardwalk. The bustling town of Les Cayes is a gateway to Île-à-Vache, where you’ll find some of the country’s best beaches. Coconut palms frame the sugar-white sand of Port Salut. Laid-back bars dot the beach and serve grilled fish and fruity rum cocktails.
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