New Caledonia Beaches

Looking at a map of New Caledonia you will see that beautiful beaches abound!  Your holiday will be filled with swimming, snorkelling and other amazing water sports, followed by fabulous nights out on the town, fine dining and relaxing over a cappuccino with friends.

The weather in New Caledonia is renowned as the best in the South Pacific and it certainly has some of the best South Pacific beaches!  Right on Noumea’s doorstep is Anse Vata, one of the New Caledonian beaches that the locals adore. Noumea is surrounded by the largest lagoon in the world.

With some of the best white sand beaches in the world, New Caledonia has 1,200 kilometres of coral reef to explore.  Go scuba diving and windsurfing or taking a ride in a glass-bottomed boat to get up close with the coral and its wonderfully diverse inhabitants. Diving holidays are very popular in New Caledonia.

The warm waters of the Coral Sea make swimming at the beaches very pleasant.  Take a walk along the beaches at Anse Vata, Baie des Citrons or Oro Bay.  Visit the Ile aux Canards in the bay or take a boat ride to Ilot Maitre for some scuba diving.

Spend a day at Vao and Oro Bay with its beautiful natural swimming pool. Discover the magnificent beaches at Kuto Bay on the Isle of Pines. The greatest attraction for tourism in New Caledonia is its beaches.  There are numerous quiet lagoons, wide white sand beaches and coral reefs to make this a holiday to remember.