Meet Locals and Find Travel Companions
Planning a trip? Send an Inquiry
Do you know about this place?Ambassadors Make me one
Tortuga is a Caribbean island that forms part of Haiti, off the northwest coast of Hispaniola. It constitutes the commune of Île de la Tortue in the Port-de-Paix arrondissement of the Nord-Ouest Department of Haiti. The island covers an area of 180 km² (69 mi²) and its population was 25,936 at the 2003 Census. In the 17th century, it was a major center of Caribbean piracy. Its tourist industry and reference in many works has made it one of the most recognized regions of Haiti.
- Fort de Rocher (sometimes called Fort de la Roche or Dovecote) was a seventeenth-century fortress…
- Port-de-Paix Airport (IATA: PAX, ICAO: MTPX) is in passenger numbers, the third airport in Hait…
- Nord-Ouest is one of the ten departments of Haiti as well as the northernmost one. It has an area…