Join Haitian Nomad on a beautiful trip to one of Haiti's most paradise islands! Île-à-Vache, (also expressed Île-à-Vaches, former Spanish name Isla Vaca; all translate to Cow Island) is a Caribbean island, one of Haiti's satellite islands. It lies in the Baie de Cayes about 6.5 miles (10.5 km) off the coast of the country's southwest peninsula, roughly between the town of Les Cayes and Pointe l'Abacou. It was formerly known by the name of Abacca. Administratively, it became a commune in 1976 as part of the Les Cayes Arrondissement in the Sud department.
Île-à-Vache was claimed by the Spanish Empire in 1492 as part of Hispaniola, and for the next two centuries it was known by the name Isla Vaca. In 1697 the island of Hispaniola was formally divided between Spain and France in the Treaty of Ryswick which ended the Nine Years War. France assumed control of the western half of Hispaniola and named it Saint-Domingue, and Isla Vaca took on its current name, Île-à-Vache.
On this trip, you'll be staying on the island's best beachside resort with some rooms directly on the beach , you'll enjoy some amazing views and indulge in some amazing Haitian food.
Selecting this package means you'll be sharing a room. If you don't have a roommate yet, we'll pair you with another traveler and do our best to honor roommate preferences when possible. If coming with someone, we'll pair you together.
Enjoy the privacy and peace of mind of having a single room to yourself the entire trip