Caribbean Tourism

Beaches & Watersports

Culture

Although Haiti wiped out slavery in its 18th century revolution, its society still suffers from the racial, cultural and linguistic divisions inherited from slavery. Toussaint’s tolerant statesmanship was unable to resist Napeolon’s push to reimpose slavery. It took the tyranny and despotism of Dessalines and Christophe. Haitian despots stepped into the...

Beaches & Watersports

Haiti’s best beaches are far from the capital, on the Caribbean & Atlantic coasts. The Gulf of La Gonâve beaches, the only ones that can be reached within an hours’ drive, are not particularly good, but popular for a day trip out of the capital at weekends. Those west of the capital are poor. The best of what’s available is to the north. The first...