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A Paradise Cove Escape and Haitian Village Experience

Labadee, Haiti
+509 49 44 1313
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waste of money

I cannot believe that people have given this 5 or even 4 stars. We arrived at this cove and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Alan B
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Rochester, United Kingdom
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Headed to Labadee in dec This looks amazing, why is snorkling mention then it seems it is not... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2017
christinaking64
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Fortson, Georgia
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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
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“peanut butter” (17 reviews)
“cultural tour” (16 reviews)
“private beach” (8 reviews)
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Labadee, Haiti
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I cannot believe that people have given this 5 or even 4 stars. We arrived at this cove and immediately there was someone blowing a conch waving us over to see what he had to sell. Our beds were laid out underneath trees as the...More

Thank Alan B
Dillon M, Manager at A Paradise Cove Escape and Haitian Village Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Alan B, we remember your group well. I'm sorry to hear that you had a negative experience while at Paradise Cove. Our staff provided service that went above and beyond to accommodate your group and regret that you feel it did not meet your...More

Reviewed 4 November 2017

Headed to Labadee in dec This looks amazing, why is snorkling mention then it seems it is not part of the trip.....gear to snorkle seems easy to bring..... I'm not sure we will book because of that.

1  Thank christinaking64
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I was on the Harmony of the sea. The activity was well and fun, but what was missing was snorkling once in place. Rosie and Pierre take us to the ancient Haitian village to see the people's way of living back in time which is...More

2  Thank monic c
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Labadee has a great cove for swimming and relaxing, run by the Royal Caribbean company, it is one of the best stops in their itineraries. The beach is clean, the locals are friendly, the beachside barbeque is better than we expected and there is plenty...More

Thank Victor S
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Excellent! Lots to do on this stop. Beautiful beaches, market place shopping (bring cash), zip-line, kayaking, buffet food, tropical drinks, kid's fun place, Haitian dancers, live music, and more! Go to the cove area to avoid waves and have a peaceful and safe place to...More

Thank Diane4562
Reviewed 1 July 2017 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

1  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

1  Thank Bucketlist R
Reviewed 26 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

2  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 15 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 8 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!

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jkcurtis70
19 October 2017|
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Response from Victor S | Reviewed this property |
Our visit was included with our Royal Suite, however if you visit a concierge on board you should be able to obtain the wrist bands required to enjoy this beautiful beach.
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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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