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Address: Promenade Roger Laroque, Noumea, Grand Terre 98800, New Caledonia
Phone Number: 272077

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the beach is located on the western side of Anse Vata and is a good alternative venue for food and drink if you stay in the Anse Vata area. beach had chairs and showers and shady... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Melbourne, Australia
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is a real happening buzz here - lots of young people and tourists eating, drinking and enjoying icecream at Amorino. It felt good to experience this atmosphere after the relatively quiet and more sedate ambience of the nearby Anse Vata area. The sunset here is also gorgeous - be sure to take a photo.

Thank sgmelb54
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Not far from Anse Vata, the beach at Baie Des Citrons seems to have even more cafés and restaurants. The beach itself is picture post card perfect, a crescent of sand with rocky points at each end, palm trees behind and warm clear water for swimming. After swimming, there are many bars, cafés and restaurants in which to relax. A... More 

Thank markmA9689YM
Melbourne, Australia
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106 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped at Lemon Beach on our "hop on hop off" bus tour. It is quite close to the centre of Noumea. At the section of beach that the bus dropped us there was some kind of drainage work under way, which spoiled the outlook. The sand was not very clean and the water was too cold for us to... More 

Thank Marjen183
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27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the beach is located on the western side of Anse Vata and is a good alternative venue for food and drink if you stay in the Anse Vata area. beach had chairs and showers and shady grass area.

Thank cpr2exs
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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131 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you're looking for a touristy beach, with restaurants and shops, you've found it. I prefer something quieter, so we only stopped at Le Rocher, a crepe restaurant overlooking the beach, wonderful view, quiet without the hassle of the beach below.

Thank Sherry G
Greater Sydney, Australia
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46 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Doesn't compare with an Australian beach. About 3 mtr of sand then grass. But you can snorkel and see some lovely fish

Thank Violet C
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

very small narrow, sheltered beach, the tide goes out a long way and one end of the beach is covered in rocks. Lots & lots of cafes and bars across the road from the beach means it very commercial. The sand is not very wide, there is a grass verge to lounge on if you don't like sand. Good place... More 

Thank Skin197
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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49 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

This bay is not as easy going at Anse Vata. Has loads of different places to eat and a nice bay but I think Anse Vata has a nicer feel to it and set up with shops for icecreams etc makes it more enjoyable. This people in 20's would enjoy more.

Thank Shelley M
Brisbane, Australia
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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

A place to rest after walking/taking the bus back from town to the hotels on Anse Vata beach. Cool breezes and shade were needed by tired parents and children after a day in town.

Thank andrewjpatten
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83 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Great sheltered spot. Nice water and shade or sun spots. Shops and places to eat close by. Windy at Anse Vata but not here. Will be back as sheltered area and what a winter getaway is all about.

Thank michelleaChch

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