New Caledonia

New Caledonia

Put your weekend on a postcard and be the envy of your friends. In fact, why not make a long weekend of it.

Where France meets the Pacific. The thriving, indigenous Kanak culture and the influence of French colonial history on the language, food and lifestyle of Nouvelle Caledonie have created a cultural melange that’s both beautiful and unique. While Noumea has a delicious Riviera-style vibe and authentic croissants, the further you travel from the capital the more you’ll experience the indigenous way of life. Surrounded by the largest enclosed lagoon in the world and balmy tropical weather, there is a diverse landscape to explore across the three main islands. From a myriad of tiny atolls and coral islands fringed by white sandy beaches, to botanical riches and rugged mountain chains.

Noumea Noumea Restaurant le Roof

Noumea

Noumea, New Caledonia

Noumea is the cosmopolitan capital of New Caledonia offering French sophistication in a picturesque island setting, surrounded by gorgeous bays and splendid beaches.

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