Immaculate white sands and crystal blue waters – New Caledonia beaches are the epitome of perfection. Journey out of the wilderness to discover the most strikingly beautiful stretches of sands in the South Pacific.
There’s a reason the native Kanak culture is considered so peaceful and welcoming: island living is an exercise in relaxation. Lounge in the white sands, or take to the water and experience absolute revitalisation. New Caledonia is home to so many beaches, and they’re all waiting for you to discover them. From city-side fun in the sun to deserted coves, find your holiday haven in the South Pacific.
Kuto Bay lies in the breathtaking Isle of Pines, a veritable paradise of the South Pacific. This is the perfect spot to relax in a deckchair or go for a swim while the sun is out. Then, by night, there’s a stunning waterfront restaurant where you can enjoy the finest in fresh seafood caught within the bay. Kuto Bay is unspoiled natural beauty at its peak.
In the capital city of Noumea, Anse Vata Beach offers relaxation on the doorstep of New Caledonia’s primary shopping district. Anse Vata is the island’s longest beach, most popular with paddle boarders. Sit back on the sand with a book and a drink while you watch yachts and local fishermen sail out past the unobstructed horizon.
Be greeted by the lovely locals of Mare Island on Yejele Beach. The protected sands are home to calm waters and genuine native hospitality. Yejele Beach is also the perfect spot for snorkelling. Just a short swim from the shore, you’ll find stunning coral reefs. Back on the shore, enjoy a freshly baked French baguette over a picnic in the shade of tropical trees.
Located on the picturesque main Island of Grand Terre, Poe Beach looks like it was lifted from a holiday postcard. Perfect blue and white waves crash against stunning rocky headlands, and the forest gives way to large uninhabited coves. The fragrance of the ocean breeze and pine forests is wonderfully intoxicating. Don’t forget your camera!
Hang out where the locals do – on Noumea’s Kuendu Beach. Located at the furthermost tip of the Nouville Peninsula, Kuendu is an attractive and popular spot. The locals spend most of their weekends here playing in the sands and taking a dip in the clear blue waters. The waves lap charming bungalows and shacks along the lovely cove.