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A Paradise Cove Escape and Haitian Village Experience

Labadee, Haiti
+509 49 44 1313
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Paradise Cove Escape and Haitian Village

This was the highlight of our trip! Our guides Rosie and Pierre were lovely knowledgeable and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Paula B
via mobile
Beautiful!

We escaped to this gorgeous retreat as part of a cruise ship excursion. The cove lives up to its... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2017
Bucketlist R
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Discover the unrivaled natural beauty of Haiti and the complex culture of its people. Relax and sunbathe on idyllic beaches at Le Village in Paradise Cove, and visit a typical Haitian home to learn about the Haitian lifestyle. You'll have ample time to enjoy the scenic waterfront on the white sand beach and catch a glimpse of a local fisherman as he finds his catch of the day. Transfer back to ship via water taxi. Highlights: •Le Village at Paradise Cove: Discover "a day in the life" of typical Haitian villagers and their families. •Haitian Culture: Get an overview of voodoo and see how local products are prepared for export through onsite exhibits. •Paradise Beach: Relax in your chair or float, enjoy a complimentary drink, borrow snorkel equipment or head out on a kayak. What to Bring: •SeaPass card and photo identification •Camera •Cash/credit cards •Sun protection •Towel (from ship) What to Wear: •Swimsuit under cover-up or light clothing •Walking shoes
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Labadee, Haiti
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the highlight of our trip! Our guides Rosie and Pierre were lovely knowledgeable and entertaining! We loved the walking tour and it was great to see artisans. We learned about daily life and how the island originated. After the tour, we hung out...More

Thank Paula B
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We escaped to this gorgeous retreat as part of a cruise ship excursion. The cove lives up to its name. A beautiful beach and the chance to go kayaking in the crystal blue water. The tour guides were friendly and knowledgeable and the tour around...More

Thank Bucketlist R
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

If you have travel a lot this will not impress you sand and beach ok The typical Haitian village is a recreation of what the real thing may look like you do not get the real Experience.The boat crew could have brought the boat closer...More

1  Thank vince a
Dillon M, Manager at A Paradise Cove Escape and Haitian Village Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Hi vince a, thank you for taking the time to review our tour. Le Village is a teaching village and was built the same way villages have been built all over Haiti. As guests of a cruise ship calling on Labadee, you are not permitted...More

Reviewed 14 April 2017

So we came to Labadee on the Navigator of the Seas. It was our 1st stop on a 9 night cruise. We were excited to get out and explore the area. It's Royal Caribbean's private island but they let the locals set up a market...More

1  Thank JMW9614
Dillon M, Manager at A Paradise Cove Escape and Haitian Village Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

Hi JMW9614. While we thank you for your 4-tar review, I am afraid that you have left a review for Royal Caribbean's Labadee site and not our private shore excursion, A Paradise Cove Escape and Haitian Village Experience. Our shore excursion does not have roller...More

Reviewed 7 April 2017

This was a great escape from the very commercialized Labadee cruise port. The cove was beautiful and the tour informative.

1  Thank CareAK
Dillon M, Manager at A Paradise Cove Escape and Haitian Village Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

Hi CareAK. We are really happy to hear that you enjoyed your escape :) We hope to see you at Paradise Cove again soon!

Reviewed 12 March 2017

Man-made village on RCCL man-made vacation island...paradise cove is picturesque, but not real Haiti. Village has local crafts for souvenirs, decent restaurants with cool libations. Worth getting off the ship for an afternoon.More

1  Thank Larry M
Dillon M, Manager at A Paradise Cove Escape and Haitian Village Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

Hi Larry M, thank you for taking the time to leave a review of our. Please note that when you step off the cruise ship, you are in Haiti. Despite what you may have heard or read, Labadee is not only in Haitian waters, but...More

Reviewed 9 March 2017

This was a beautiful place to visit and well worth the money. No, its not an "authentic" Haitian village, but they replicate some of the artisans and craftspeople of Haiti. About a 1/2 hour walk through some wonderful paths, explaining some of the ecology of...More

1  Thank rickinwwnj
Dillon M, Manager at A Paradise Cove Escape and Haitian Village Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2017

Thanks for your review rickinwwnj, we are really excited to hear that you enjoyed your day at Paradise Cove. We hope that you enjoyed a delicious rum punch!

Reviewed 5 March 2017

This man made stop by Royal Caribbean is just that....Four of us wasted our money and a day to travel over to Amiga Island...hoping for some snorkeling....What a joke...The only thing you could see was the filth that Royal Caribbean has allowed to litter the...More

1  Thank sunshinebythesea
Dillon M, Manager at A Paradise Cove Escape and Haitian Village Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2017

Good morning sunshinebythesea. I'm afraid you have left a review for a different tour/experience on our page. Our tour does not visit Amiga Island, but rather Paradise Cove. We are asking that you move this review to the proper page. Thank you!

Reviewed 28 February 2017

As this was our first trip to Haiti we at least wanted to try and see something of the place outside of the sanitised Royal Caribbean Tropical Disneyland of Laberdee and this sounded the best bet. It’s only about 15 -20 minutes around the coast...More

1  Thank Steve_of_N21
Dillon M, Manager at A Paradise Cove Escape and Haitian Village Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2017

Hi Steve! Thank you so much for taking the time to review our tour. Paradise Cove is THE best, isn't it? We are thrilled to hear that you had an awesome day on tour with us and really hope to see you in Paradise Cove...More

Reviewed 25 February 2017

Excellent trip and experience! Definitely recommended. We chose his excursion from the RCI Allure of the Seas. Short and educational boat ride over to the cove where you can relax on a pristine beach in clear blue water. Requires a short walk in knee deep...More

1  Thank Troy L
Dillon M, Manager at A Paradise Cove Escape and Haitian Village Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review our tour! On behalf of Rosie, Pierre, Tim, and the rest of the crew, we thank you for joining us!

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Laura W
16 July 2017|
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Response from Dillon M | Property representative |
Hi Laura. There are restrooms available for guest use at Paradise Cove. Lunch will be provided by Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines/Celebrity Cruise Lines at their Labadee location.
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Laura W
16 July 2017|
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Response from Steve_of_N21 | Reviewed this property |
There are toilets just off the beach and then a small stand where locals sell drinks and fruit.
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Brandy C
18 February 2017|
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Response from Dillon M | Property representative |
Thanks for your question. The catamaran ride hugs the Pabadee coast and takes approximately 10 min. to reach Paradise Cove. We are at Paradise Cove for around 2.5 hours. In this time, you can take a 45 min. - 1 hr. walkingg... More
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