Petit-Goâve: A Historic and Charming Town in Southern Haiti
Petit-Goâve is located 68 km south of Port-au-Prince and is one of the oldest towns in Haiti.
Its name comes from the Amerindians who named a village “Goâve.”
The Spanish built “Aguava” nearby.
The French established Grand-Goâve and Petit-Goâve.
Petit-Goâve was a prosperous colony in 1663.
Today, it has a population of 12,000 residents.
A coastal city known for its confectioneries and horned mangoes.
A tourist circuit offers natural and cultural charms.
Visit the beaches of Petit-Goâve and Grand-Goâve, Taïnoz Cocoyer, Bananier.
Explore voodoo sites with a guide from CEHPAPE in Grand-Goâve.
A must-see is the small pond of Duruissy with panoramic views.
Visit the village of Arnoux near Lake Miragoâne.
Discover voodoo caves and waterfalls in the surroundings.
Historical remains include the forts of Liberté, Gary, and Royal.
Petit-Goâve, an authentic destination with a rich heritage.
An invitation to delve into its rich history and discover its vibrant culture.