Les Cayes
in Arrondissement des Cayes of Sud, Haiti

Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
18.193 and -73.746 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 18° 11' 35" and W -73° 44' 45"
Currency and Currency Code:
Gourde - HTG
Spoken languages:
Haitian, French
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 11:49 PM (Sunday)
Timezone: America/Port-au-Prince
UTC/GMT offset: -5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:39 am and 7:14 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-10.457 and 105.705 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Haiti in Caribbean

Safety Score: 3,9 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Haiti.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Haiti. Last Update: 2019-08-25 07:23:13

Delve into Les Cayes

Les Cayes in Arrondissement des Cayes (Sud) with it's 125,799 habitants is a city located in Haiti about 96 mi (or 154 km) west of Port-au-Prince, the country's capital town.

Current time in Les Cayes is now 11:49 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named America / Port-au-Prince with an UTC offset of -4 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Les Cayes. The closest airport in Haiti is Les Cayes Airport in a distance of 6 mi (or 10 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Jeremie, Miragoane, Jacmel, Port-au-Prince and Gonayiv. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 29°C / 84 °F

Morning Temperature 22°C / 72 °F
Evening Temperature 28°C / 83 °F
Night Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 55%
Air Pressure 1015.6 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Monday, 26th of August 2019

29°C (83 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Tuesday, 27th of August 2019

28°C (82 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Wednesday, 28th of August 2019

28°C (83 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Light rain, calm, clear sky.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Proyecto Paz Latinoamerica, Un Gol por Les Cayes - Project Peace Latin America, A Goal for Les Cayes

Published: July 10, 2012
Length: 57:54 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ProyectoPazLA

Un Gol por Les Cayes, Haití - Misión Cumplida! El primer proyecto de Proyecto Paz Latinoamérica (PPLA) en Haití, apoyando el campamento inter-escolar de fútbol, 230 niños recibieron...

Prisoners starving in Haiti

Published: February 12, 2010
Length: 38:42 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: WUPW

The death toll in Haiti could climb by another 6000 a missionary from Perrysburg said Friday after spending 2.5 weeks in the earthquake ravaged region. Between 4000 - 6000 prisoners locked...

Archangel Airborne Flight Mission Team 2010-2011 - 9 min version

Published: July 17, 2011
Length: 39:01 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Stuart Douglas Hirsch

A film documentary of Archangel Airborne Flight Mission Team's work in Haiti. This 501 (c)(3) non profit organization uses aviation resources to transport clinicians, specialists, critical...

CRP Vision with LSM Intro.MPG

Published: May 10, 2012
Length: 02:34 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Amber Steffen

Telling the story and giving an overview of the Cancer Redemption Project in Les Cayes, Haiti. To see more, check out these websites: http://cancerredemption.com/ and http://loving-shepherd.org/

Vetivè, kokenn plant ! - Haiti

Published: May 14, 2009
Length: 33:13 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: jwetPouOu

Haïti, plus grand producteur mondial d'un ingrédient clé dans les parfums et fragrances industrielles. dans la Plaines des Cayes.

Haiti Orphan Children Pray for Mike Fox

Published: July 22, 2008
Length: 53:50 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: The Global Orphan Project

On a trip to Haiti, Mike Fox is pulled into a room and surprised by the Children gathered to pray for him and his arm.

Haitians building a concrete roof

Published: July 08, 2014
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: nyquisj

Cancer Redemption Project Thanks

Published: May 23, 2013
Length: 39:18 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Amber Steffen


Takeoff from Les Cayes.wmv

Published: May 29, 2010
Length: 50:29 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: pandario76

Decollo dall'aeroporto di Les Cayes (Haiti) con un LET 410 diretto a Port au Prince.

Chitons at columbus cove labadee haiti

Published: January 17, 2012
Length: 25:24 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: dlindeman

chitons at columbus cove labadee haiti. Chitons have teeth capped with iron and Magnatite. which makes them magnetic. so this raises the questions? do they stick to refrigerators? do they...

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Sud Department

Sud (English: South, Haitian Creole: Sid) is one of the ten departments of Haiti. It has an area of 2,794 square kilometres and a population of 745,000 (2002). Its capital is Les Cayes. A significant part of the population in this department is of mixed race, people of Arabs descent and from the Indian subcontinent.

Located at 18.2, -73.75 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Departments of Haiti, Sud Department

Île à Vache

Île à Vache (French, also expressed Île-à-Vaches, former Spanish name Isla Vaca, both translated as Cow Island) is a small Caribbean island lying off the south-west peninsula of Haiti near the town of Les Cayes. Administratively it is part of the Sud Department. It is about 8 miles long, 2 miles wide, with an area of 20 square miles .

Located at 18.0825, -73.6397 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Islands of Haiti, Sud Department, Communes of Haiti


Cavaellon is a rural town located in the Sud Department of Haiti. Its nearest neighbouring towns/cities are Nan Cotie (12km north), Saint-Louis-du-Sud (20km southeast), and Les Cayes (16km west). The town is most famous for being the birthplace of both Benito Martínez Abrogán, Cuba's oldest-ever person, and George Valris, a famous Caribbean artist.

Located at 18.3, -73.65 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Haiti, Sud Department, Communes of Haiti


Port-Salut is a coastal town in the Sud Department of Haiti and the hometown of Haiti's deposed president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide who was born there in 1953 and the Prime Minister Jean-Marie Cherestal. Port-Salut is a popular destination for local Haitians as well as tourists to a certain degree seeking relaxation and tranquility due to the beautiful beaches that the town is surrounded by. The area has yet to be discovered on a mainstream tourist level.

Located at 18.0667, -73.9167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 14 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Haiti, Beaches of Haiti, Sud Department, Communes of Haiti

Acul River

The Acul River is a river of Haiti.

Located at 18.1167, -73.85 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of Haiti

Ravine River (Haiti)

The Ravine River is a river of Haiti.

Located at 18.1833, -73.75 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of Haiti

Rivière de Cavaillon

The Rivière de Cavaillon is a river of Haiti.

Located at 18.2333, -73.6833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of Haiti

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Cayes, Ville des Cayes, Aux Cayes, Les Cayes, Los Cayos, Okay, CYA, レカイ, 르카예, Le Kajus, Ле-Ке, لے سائیس, 萊凱