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Holiday In New Caledonia

Hey, you—sitting over there daydreaming about tropical escapes. Isn’t it time you made those daydreams a reality? Stop fantasising and start booking, because that dream getaway is closer than you think. New Caledonia is sitting pretty in the South Pacific, and it’s ready to show you fantastic seafood, high-end shopping and some of the most beautiful oceanscapes you’ll ever see. Isn’t it time you sat on a distant beach with a cool cocktail in hand? A New Caledonia holiday from will let you do exactly that and more.

Things to Do in New Caledonia

We hope you’re not afraid of the ocean, because this is an island, and islands are surrounded by water. See what it’s like to explore under the sea when you join a scuba expedition. The colourful coral reefs play home to fish species like crown-of-thorns starfish, high-finned dragonet and New Caledonian stingaree. Check with the hotel you got in your New Caledonia holiday package to see if they have deals on scuba.

When you feel like you’ve had enough of the underwater world, get back to dry land and look into’s awesome New Caledonia car hire options. Book one so you can make the 8-km drive from the capital city of Noumea to see the impressive hut pavilions of the Jean-Marie Tjibaou Cultural Centre.

Shopping, Dining & Nightlife

If you’re staying in the Noumea during your New Caledonia holiday, the Galerie Commerciale Port Plaisance is a great place to blow a stack of CFP francs. You can pick up high fashion pieces from the hottest French companies or locally made items from New Caledonian merchants. Your lady friends back home will love a new, brightly coloured sarong to wrap around themselves.

When you want to squash the hunger pangs, head over to the Noumea Morning Market, located at the marina at Port Moselle. Get your hands on some of the freshest produce in the area and then make your way through the fish market, where vendors sell everything from ahi tuna steaks to full lobsters. Looking for a more traditional sit-down restaurant experience? Many of the resorts in town offer great dining experiences with unbeatable ocean views.

Now, we know you’ve been wanting to know what the nightlife on this island is all about, so keep reading. There’s no better way to balance out a belly full of fresh seafood than with a beer from Brasserie Le Froid Brewery in a local bar. You can also snag a stiffer cocktail at one of the all-night discos. You’ll be surprised at how sweet your feet are while world music seeps from the speakers.

What’s Next

That turquoise water surrounding this tropical rock is mighty appealing, isn’t it? It’s tugging at you like a magnet pulls at a paper clip. Browse’s great selection of New Caledonia holiday deals and book a trip today because let’s face it, home can get a little boring. Our New Caledonia packages will save you a nice chunk of change, so don’t wait any longer and book one now!

Top Hotel Deals in New Caledonia

Chateau Royal Beach Resort and Spa
Chateau Royal Beach Resort and Spa
140 Promenade Roger Laroque, BP 18716, Nouméa
Free Cancellation
4.8/5 (5 reviews)

Perfect location right on the beach! Friendly staff who were happy to let me practise my French as much as I wanted. Restaurants were lovely - a bit pricey but worth it. The desserts!!

Reviewed on 26 Feb. 2017
With a stay at Chateau Royal Beach Resort and Spa, you'll be centrally located in Nouméa, a 2-minute drive from Anse Vata Beach and 6 minutes from Noumea ...
Hilton Noumea La Promenade Residences
Hilton Noumea La Promenade Residences
109 Promenade Roger Laroque, Nouméa
Free Cancellation
4.6/5 (7 reviews)

Great location and views.The only thing that could be improved is longer wifi connection that wouldn’t expire same day. May have also been my misunderstanding.

Reviewed on 19 Aug. 2019
With a stay at Hilton Noumea La Promenade Residences in Nouméa, you'll be connected to a shopping center, steps from Anse Vata Beach and a 5-minute drive from ...
Le Méridien Noumea Resort & Spa
Le Méridien Noumea Resort & Spa
5.0 out of 5.0 Pointe Magnin, BP1915, Nouméa
Free Cancellation
4.5/5 (8 reviews)

Only down side was the menu at the hotel and other eateries. I would love to see Polynesian and a French influence rather than trying for Asian American western food.

Reviewed on 25 Aug. 2017
When you stay at Le Méridien Noumea Resort & Spa in Nouméa, you'll be on the beach, a 3-minute drive from Anse Vata Beach and 7 minutes from Noumea Harbour.
Hotel Le Lagon Noumea
Hotel Le Lagon Noumea
149 route de l'Anse Vata BP440, Nouméa
4.2/5 (5 reviews)

Loved the balcony, staff were helpful, beds were comfy. Beautiful fish in the aquarium and great location near to beach and fantastic boulangerie. Perfect for our first stay in Nouméa

Reviewed on 9 Jul. 2019
With a stay at Hotel Le Lagon Noumea in Nouméa, you'll be connected to a shopping center, a 3-minute walk from Anse Vata Beach and a 4-minute drive from Noumea ...
Le Méridien Ile des Pins
Le Méridien Ile des Pins
5.0 out of 5.0 Baie d'Oro, BP 175, L'Île-des-Pins
4.0/5 (1 reviews)

Lovely hotel. Stunning location close to the natural pool and right on the beach. Meals and drinks were expensive but that was to be expected given the remote location and lack of viable alternatives. A bit of a trek from the Intl Airport in Noumea with all the transfers. Difficult to get good information ...

Reviewed on 13 Sep. 2016
Located in L'Île-des-Pins, Le Méridien Ile des Pins is by the ocean, a 2-minute drive from Natural Pool and 9 minutes from Grotte de Hortense.
123 Promenade Roger Laroque, Anse-Vata, Nouméa
Free Cancellation
3.8/5 (4 reviews)

A little tired and out dated but ok. Glad we were able to upgrade as facilities were minimal and very basic.l would encourage staff to be more aware of food allergies and to be better able to discuss alternatives with guests.

Reviewed on 24 Jul. 2019
When you stay at Nouvata in Nouméa, you'll be on the waterfront, a 2-minute drive from Anse Vata Beach and 6 minutes from Noumea Harbour.
Ramada Hotel & Suites Noumea
Ramada Hotel & Suites Noumea
7 Rue Louis Bleriot, Anse Vata, Nouméa, New Caledonia
Free Cancellation
3.3/5 (3 reviews)

The room was vast and clean with a kitchen and laundry. The service was excellent. The view was beautiful. It is located 3 minutes walk from the beach, cafes, restaurants, bus stops, water taxis and the public swimming pool. The only down side, the bar. You might as well go to your local RSL, it ...

Reviewed on 8 Jul. 2017
When you stay at Ramada Hotel & Suites Noumea in Nouméa, you'll be in a shopping district, a 1-minute drive from Anse Vata Beach and 5 minutes from Noumea ...
Escapade llot Maitre
Escapade llot Maitre
3.0 out of 5.0 Ilôt Maître, BP 4918, Nouméa
Free Cancellation
3.0/5 (3 reviews)

Advantages: 1. Turtles were good to view from room. 2. Was a quiet place. Disadvantages: 1. Not that exclusive everyone just rocks up. 2. Rooms and facilities as a whole are very old, gardening is a foreign concept. 3. Breakfast wasn't that good. Run out of some foods and just didn't restock. 4. ...

Reviewed on 18 Aug. 2018
With a stay at Escapade llot Maitre in Nouméa, you'll be on the beach and minutes from Maitre Pier.
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