A seldom-visited area in the northwest about 100 mi/160 km northwest of Port au Prince, Port de Paix was called Valparaiso (Valley of Delights) by Columbus.

Today, it still has delightful beaches and scenery. (The town is also a big marketplace for untaxed goods smuggled in from Miami.) Off the coast is Tortuga Island, once the biggest base for pirates in the Caribbean, now the site of several villages and beaches.

You can reach the island via ferry from the town of St. Louis du Nord.

Request Full Destination Guide

To request access to the full version of this destination guide, please provide your email address below. Your email address will only be used for verification purposes and will not be used for marketing purposes.

Email Address  

  Copyright ©2012 Northstar Travel Media LLC. All Rights Reserved.
  Your Travel Specialist
  Travel Design USA Inc.
(888) 371-3228
Email: info@traveldesignusa.com

20407 Hawthorne Blvd
Torrance, California 90503
Our Agency Website
  Follow Us on Twitter Follow Us on Facebook