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Address: outside Jacmel, Jacmel 9110, Haiti

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A trip to Bassin Bleu is a must when you are visiting Jacmel. The beautiful waterfall and blue pools are beautiful and refreshing.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
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Calgary, Canada
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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

A trip to Bassin Bleu is a must when you are visiting Jacmel. The beautiful waterfall and blue pools are beautiful and refreshing.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

You need to be comfortable doing a bit of scrambling down/over rocks to get to the main waterfall and you will get a bit wet. Really not difficult. Billed as "stunning" in my guide it really wasn't and after heavy rain neither was it blue. All the water was a murky brown colour. A bit of a damp squib.

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Petionville, Haiti
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

If your physically fit then this is a great trek for you if not stay home or at your hotel . I love this spot but you need a local guide they are amazing guys that know the terrain and can save you from breaking a leg or smashing your head in a stone . When you arrive they will... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

A guide id not necessary, even if they say it is mandatory. Just make your arrangement to guy inside the house and pay only to him.

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Reading, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Five of us hired a pickup truck driver and guide through the Hotel Florita. Enjoyed the drive up and the hike into the Bassin Bleu. We went straight to the upper pool, got help from the rope guys who trailed us on the hike to climb down the little cliff (maybe 12 feet). None of this was too difficult for... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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71 reviews 71 reviews
27 attraction reviews
164 helpful votes 164 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

This was an excellent afternoon adventure, with a fantastic moto driver and and easy hike to the pretty swimming spot. I debated how to get here and eventually let one of the guys hanging out in the hotel (Florita) lobby contract a moto to take me, wait, and bring me back. He asked 1,000G, I said 500 was the most... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Too much of a hassle from the guides and the waters are not as pristine as advertised. People were washing there clothes in Bassein Cheval

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

a treasure a beauty in jacmel to be preserved for the Eco-tourists this is the spot Cristal clear fresh cold water natural and beautiful on your next visit to Haiti a place to go

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Pembroke Pines, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

What I liked best about it was the friendliness of the local people that you encountered on the way there.

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Tokyo
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

This is a small waterfall and three pools (45 min from Jacmel), which are quite pretty, especially the third one, but in no way spectacular. In other countries, I'd doubt whether it would be worth the trouble of getting there, but given Haiti's lack of attractions, I'm happy to recommend it. To go by motorcycle taxi from Jacmel costs US$20... More 

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