Leisure Activities in Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Port Au Prince Waterfall

Explore the sights, sounds,
and flavors of Haiti

when you visit nearby Port-au-Prince

With live entertainment, local tours, and a wide array of events and festivals, you will find the leisure activities just as wonderful as the island breeze.

Port Au Prince Festivals and Events

Year-Round Events & Celebrations in Port Au Prince

Haiti is a traveler’s paradise, with year round festivals and holiday celebrations perfect for couples, groups, and families. You’ll always find something exciting in the air, no matter what time of year you visit. Join us for the colorful spectacular known as Carnaval in February/March and the dazzling Carnaval des Fleurs in July.

Business & Group Travelers

While you’re in town for business or touring with a group, keep some time open to experience the local culture of Haiti. Stroll through the nearby shops, taste the delicious variety of flavors at a local restaurant, and enjoy an evening of live entertainment at one of the nearby event venues.

Tourist Attractions near Port Au Prince

Haiti has an abundance of caves, waterfalls, basins, and other natural attractions for you to discover, including Bassin-Bleu, La Grotte Marie-Jeanne and Saut-d’Eau Waterfall. Cascade Pichon is stunning sight to behold that is worth the difficult trek to see it. The falls, which are fed by an underground lake at the top of the mountain, burst out every few feet along the side of the mountain and are absolutely breathtaking. At the bottom, you’ll find a lush valley and even a lake in the late spring and fall. Additional attractions you should visit during your stay include:

  • Petion-Ville Shopping District — 0.2 miles
  • Parks, St Pierre, Place Boyer — 0.2 miles
  • Museum, MUPANAH — 5 miles
  • Mountain Observatory, Observatoire — 3 miles
  • Rum Distillery, Rhum Barbancourt — 3 miles
  • Historical Parc, Parc Historique de la Canne a Sucre — 5 miles
  • Museum, Musee Ogier-Fombrun – 45 miles
  • Basins & Waterfalls, Jacmel, Bassin Bleue — 51 miles
  • Caves, Les Cayes, La Grotte Marie-Jeanne — 118 miles
  • Historical Landmark & Palace, Palais Sans Souci — 149 miles
  • Historical Park & Fortress, La Citadelle — 156 miles

Consult our concierge for more information about our Tour and Beach Packages.


Total Relaxation at Our Spa

At BEST WESTERN PREMIER Pétion-Ville, we are committed to helping you achieve a delicate balance between mind and body. Our full-service spa, Oxygene, offers a wide range of rejuvenating treatments in one of our calming, private rooms. From reflexology to Swedish massage, our highly trained staff is ready to help you find your center.

Learn more about the services and treatments available at Oxygene Spa.

Our Award-Winning Restaurant

For top international cuisine at one of Haiti’s finest restaurant, plan to dine at Le Michel, our award-winning onsite restaurant. This upscale favorite features fresh, delicious dishes served in an upscale atmosphere. Join us for breakfast, lunch, or dinner and tempt your taste buds with the flavors of Le Michel.

Find out more about what makes our restaurant one of the top local dining hotspots.

Visit Le Michel Restaurant


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Play on the beach, hike up the mountain, go shopping, or do nothing at all – it’s your vacation.


Stay in clean, modern rooms with local Haitian flair and gorgeous views of the city and coastline.


You’ll want for nothing thanks to our amenities, including a sparkling pool, on-site spa, and much more.