One of the hidden gems of the Caribbean, Haiti on the island of Hispaniola offers tourists a rustic, untouched and authentic Caribbean experience. You won't find manicured beaches lined with resorts and hordes of tourists, instead you'll discover mint-green waters saturated with marine life, jaw-dropping views, unspoiled tropical rainforest and a Caribbean experience like no other.Read More
Humble, happy and eager to help, the Haitian people in the tourism industry are among the friendliest in the Caribbean. You'll encounter children with beaming smiles, resourceful fishermen and warm motherly types that are happy to see you enjoy their country. Yes, there is poverty and desperate people, but traveling in this country opens your eyes to the other side of Haiti.Read More
Close to the ocean and bustling with locals and tourists, Lakay is often considered as one of the top eateries in Cap-Haitien. With a laid-back vibe and reasonable prices you can't go wrong at this restaurant. Try the lobster and shrimp salad to start, then fill up on pizza, it's supposedly the best in Haiti.Read More
Haiti. When you hear the word you think of the hundreds of thousands of people who lost their lives in an earth-shattering quake in 2010. You remember the horrifying images scattered across the media, showing heart-wrenching poverty, homeless families and streets alight with smouldering fires.
Five years on, Haiti, despite the constant negative media coverage, is making a come back. Of course you won't see the dozens of smiling faces or the thriving, colourful streets on the news. Sadly, the beautiful hotels, sprawling mountains and endless beaches aren't consistently conveyed to the world in the international media, so we've captured it for you.
Here's a snapshot of what the 'pearl of the Caribbean' has to offer the more intrepid traveller. It's a country so rich in history, art and an infectious culture, just one trip to 'Ayiti' and you'll be longing to return...Read More