Embark on a luxurious 8-day journey to New Caledonia, starting with 4 days in Noumea, the vibrant capital city. Indulge in opulent accommodations, gourmet dining, and explore the city's rich cultural heritage. Visit the bustling markets, soak up the sun on pristine beaches, and dive into the crystal-clear waters teeming with marine life. Then, escape to the serene Isle of Pines for 3 nights of pure bliss.
Finishes: Isle of Pines
Settle in to a slice of France in the South Pacific
Arrive in Noumea, the capital of New Caledonia. Check into your hotel in the heart of the city. Spend the afternoon exploring the city, visiting the Aquarium des Lagons, the Kanak Cultural Centre, and the Port Moselle Market.
4 Nights at Le Méridien Noumea Resort & Spa
Total Driving Time: 20 mins
Explore the city of Noumea, with its French colonial architecture and vibrant markets.
Morning: Visit the Aquarium of New Caledonia, one of the largest aquariums in the South Pacific.
Afternoon: Go snorkeling or diving in the lagoon off of Noumea.
Evening: Enjoy a gourmet dinner at one of Noumea’s many fine restaurants.
Visit the Tjibaou Cultural Centre
Visit the Tjibaou Cultural Centre, a stunning complex of buildings that celebrates Kanak culture. Ecplore Noumea and enjoy a cocktail at one of Noumea’s many rooftop bars, with stunning views of the city and the lagoon.
Swim, enjoy the spa and relax
Relax on the beach, go for a swim in one of the many lagoons, or go hiking in the rainforest.
Take a short flight them transfer to the Le Mēridian Isle of Pines
Following your short scenic flight and transfer to the resort. Settle in and relax and explore the resorts fabulous location The surface area of the Isle of Pines is 18 kilometers long and 14 kilometers wide, making it easy to reach various points of interest or to stay within the vicinity of the Resort.
Take to the water, a hammock or a traditional outrigger canoe
Go for a kayak in the river before relaxing at the spa.Replenish your well-being with a therapeutic massage or a custom facial at Deep Nature Spa. Float in our resort’s sparkling infinity pool When the day is done, marvel at the views of the lagoon from your private hotel room or Bungalow Suite.
A short 15 minute walk from the Resort
Today embark on a 15-minute walk to the island’s “natural swimming pool,” a stunning Ile des Pins phenomenon beloved by locals and visitors alike. The La Piscine Naturelle (The Natural Pool) is an enchanting site, one of the most renowned in New Caledonia. “Carved” in the coral, it is also a small underwater paradise, protected from the ocean by a rock barrier.
Take your return flight to Noumea, and onwards
“Immerse yourself in secluded paradise, where powdery white sand beaches and turquoise lagoons await. Unwind at upscale resorts, indulge in spa treatments, and embrace the tranquility of this idyllic destination.”
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Take a dip into the lagoons of New Caledonia and rediscover relaxation
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Le Méridien Noumea Resort & Spa is a luxury resort located on Anse Vata Beach in Noumea, New Caledonia. The resort features stunning views of the lagoon and the mountains, and it offers a variety of amenities and activities.
The Marriot Le Méridien Ile des Pins is a luxurious adults only resort that is perfect for those looking for a secluded and relaxing vacation. Relax at the resort or hire a car and explore there are many great reasons to choose this resort.
Nouméa, located on the archipelago’s largest island, serves as the gateway to New Caledonia’s varied regions and stunning islands. Hire a car and embark on a road trip to the West or East Coast, or explore the spectacular Great South. Take a day trip to the small islands surrounding the city by boat or enjoy a scenic flight for an aerial view of the region. The New Caledonian capital offers cultural attractions and fun activities for families. Don’t miss the opportunity to discover Nouméa and all it has to offer, from engaging cultural attractions to unforgettable ocean views.
The Isle of Pines (l’Île des Pins), situated in southern New Caledonia, is known as ‘the closest island to paradise.’ The Kuniés, proud inhabitants of the island, dot the crystal-clear waters with their outrigger canoes, while the warm Pacific sun illuminates the area. Close your eyes and take a deep breath – it’s not a dream; you’re truly on the Isle of Pines, New Caledonia!
The Isle of Pines, accessible by boat or plane, remains an authentic and popular tourist destination in New Caledonia. N’ga Peak, with its stunning views, sits at the island’s highest point. However, the Isle of Pines’ bays are its main attraction, with large beaches of pure white sand like Kuto Bay and crystal-clear turquoise waters filled with fascinating marine life. Kanumera Bay, Oro Bay, and Upi Bay are excellent places to begin your exploration of the island’s stunning white sands and clear waters.