Ile-a-Vache

Ile-a-Vache

Things to do - general

Île à Vache (French, also expressed Île-à-Vaches, former Spanish name Isla Vaca, both translated as Cow Island) is a small island of Haiti, lying off the south-west peninsula of Haiti near the town of Les Cayes. Administratively it is part of the Sud Department. It is about 8 miles (13 km) long, 2 miles (3.2 km) wide, with an area of 20 square miles (52 km2). The western end of the island is up to 150 metres (490 ft) high and rolling with several small swamps in the valleys; while the eastern section is swampy, and has a lagoon with one of the largest mangrove forests in Haiti. [1] It is one of the most popular tourist sites in Haiti and it has some of the best island scenery in the Caribbean. The population of the island is somewhere between 10,000-15,000 inhabitants. There are two tourist resorts on the island, the Port Morgan and Abaka Bay.

Country Haiti
Region (Department)

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Languages spokenHaitian Creole, French
Currency usedHaitian Gourde
Area (km2)20 sq mi (50 km2)

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Abaka Bay Resort

Abaka Bay Resort

La Hafte, Ile-a-Vache, Haiti, Ile-a-Vache
Nestled in the lush mountains of Anse du Four, overlooking the sea, are the secret hideaways of Abak More info
Dan's Creek Hotel

Dan's Creek Hotel

Port-salut, Port-Salut, Haiti, Ile-a-Vache
Dan's creek hotel is a fun, lively family hotel located in the southern parts of Haiti (Port sal More info
Port Morgan

Port Morgan

Cacor, Ile-a-Vache, Haiti, Ile-a-Vache
Port Morgan is all bright-and-breezy gingerbread chalets with lovely views out to sea. There’s More info
The Caves of Haiti

The Caves of Haiti

Ile-a-Vache
The caves presented here are all three located in the country’s Southern peninsula, however 70 More info

Unfortunately there are no car rental offers at this location at the moment.