Where to drink coffee in Haiti
Cafe Koze, Jacmel
Photo: Frank Fontain
Coffee is the lifeblood of Haitians
From the highest hills of Fermathe to the remote provinces of the North and South, coffee has an important place in individual and communal life in Haiti.
It brings families together before they break apart for the day. It brings neighborhoods together. Real Haitian coffee, though, is nothing like American coffee.
Top things to see in Haiti
Citadelle Laferrière is the largest fortress in the Americas. Haitians call it the eighth wonder of the world and, if you make it up the summit of Pic Laferrière, you’ll see why.
One of the country's southernmost departments, and the home to cities like Jérémie and Abricots, Grand'Anse is where coastal cruising meets mainland adventures.
Beaches & Islands
At the end of a 180-mile journey west along Haiti’s southern peninsula, Jérémie is a busy coastal town with mountains cascading at its back. A city full of history and character, you’ll want to dedicate a couple of days to fully explore. If you’ve travelled through the north of Haiti before (especially driving from …
Art & Culture
A series of public squares divided by large boulevards, Champ de Mars is a cluster of markets, businesses and theaters. At the centre of it all is the empty space where the Palais National used to be.
Beaches & Islands
In December and January, rain is rare and gorgeous weather is almost guaranteed. Here are the very best places to be in Haiti during your vacation.
Lake Azuéi lies 18 miles east of Port-au-Prince and borders Haiti's next-door neighbor, the Dominican Republic. Spanning 65 blue square miles, Lake Azuéi is a remarkable ecosystem, and a great starting point for wilderness excursions. Already Haiti's largest lake, Lake Azuéi has been baffling scientists by rising for two decades - and no one …
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