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Pretty water

Not so much of a beach but the waters were pretty and the tourists and locals alike love them... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Yeppoon, Australia
A Nice Calm Beach

If you are cruising to Noumea and want to head over to Anse Vata Beach I recommend taking the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Gold Coast, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great beach easy swim. Lots of water sport and quick taxi ride to duck island. It has jetty with several platforms to swim up to. Many restaurants close by

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Helenvw
Reviewed yesterday

This is a lovely area to visit during your trip to Noumea. You can get their by bus or taxi. The restaurants often face the beautiful beach and if you eat at the tables outside you can enjoy the lovely sea breeze. Lovely to sit...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Spruso1961
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Most days there’s a good stiff breeze blowing across the bay. And the sail boarders and kite surfers have a ball on calm flat water. At its northern end lawn under the palm trees provides shade close to the waters edge and to the south...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Andrewmi
Reviewed 1 week ago

A big beach in a good part of town with some eating and shopping just across the street. Nice views, good swimming, calm.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 1 week ago

You cannot go past a walk along the beach whilst visiting Noumea, invigorating and lots to see. People walking their dogs, locals taking a quick swim - lots of cafes along the way. We loved it - and infact walked most days we were in...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank JaneE384
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not so much of a beach but the waters were pretty and the tourists and locals alike love them. Definitely worth a dip.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank RickHansen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are cruising to Noumea and want to head over to Anse Vata Beach I recommend taking the "Beach Express" red bus with Noumea 2 Deckers. This is the easiest and probably most cost effective way to get over there. Cost: $10AUD per person...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank awildwanderess
Reviewed February 3, 2019 via mobile

A long and lovely beach, great views. A real popular spot. Always something happening on and around the beach including a couple of lovely restaurants.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank BillJKingaroy
Reviewed January 11, 2019 via mobile

We stayed at the Nouvata Hotel right on Anse Vata Beach and walked the beachfront every day. Tree-lined with lots of tables or benches to sit and enjoy the view and cool breezes. Locals play pétanque, walk their dogs and just gather for picnics -...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MonkeyDi
Reviewed December 19, 2018

Walk the foreshore and have a good look around. We used the Hop on Hop off bus of Lyvai - they were clean, friendly and efficient. Wish we had got the taxi boat to Duck Island from here.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Julie M
January 2, 2019|
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Response from AmandaQLDAust | Reviewed this property |
The taxis run from Anse Vata beach. If you look online at Lyvai they provide a hop on hop off service with a taxi ride to Duck Island for approx $20USD per person. The hop on hop off service picks you up from the terminal... More
Dee K
July 12, 2018|
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Response from Sheetsie | Reviewed this property |
Waaaaayyyy too far to walk. I did it but it took over an hour each way
October 31, 2017|
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Response from RCee_CCee | Reviewed this property |
Once the ship is in port passengers are transported to the Cruise Terminal in Noumea's city centre. Here, there are several tours on offer ( cheaper than ship offers) as well as a small market upstairs of local handicrafts... More