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Baie de Kanumera, Ile Des Pins 98832 New Caledonia
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Welcome to Nataiwatch on one of the most beautiful islands of the world!!This island is known as the "Jewel of the Pacific" and is world renowned for its unspoilt beauty.Isle of Pines is approximately 18km long and 14km wide and as its name implies has a prominently pine tree skyline, set against white sand beaches and turquoise lagoons.Guillaume and Eulali KOUATHE are considered pioneers here as they created this guesthouse 31 years ago.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
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gillnc wrote a review Sep 2020
Noumea, New Caledonia4 contributions
We got an amazing experience in the Nataiwatch Gite. The staff is so friendly, the food is so good and the location so quiet. I recommend it to everyone who want an incredible experience in Isle of Pines
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Date of stay: August 2020
Room Tip: Quiet Location, Good food, Cheep location, Amasing staff
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282Mike wrote a review Dec 2019
Sydney, Australia16 contributions10 helpful votes
Camped here for 4 nights and had an incredible time. Right near the beach, good showers, relaxed vibe, cheap wine and great food. Best place to stay on the island and next to amazing beaches. We brought quite a bit of food with us and ate it with the fresh baguettes. There is electricity at the camping so you can charge your gear or even use a mini kettle to boil water. All hotels have different tours so take a look. We did the Upi boat tour with Nataiwatch and it was great
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
elisalilythomas wrote a review Aug 2019
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I come here regularly and I must admit, Nataiwatch is by far the most amazing place to stay on Isle of Pines. The rooms are very clean and comfortable. Everything you require is on site and has walking access to the incredible Kanumera Bay. They also offer great tours and the staff is incredibly friendly. The restaurant provides a delicious breakfast buffet, and great local dishes for lunch and dinner. If you want to experience the authentic New Cal way of life on this stunning island, this is the place to be!
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Date of stay: July 2019
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Hazel R wrote a review Nov 2018
Whakatane, New Zealand23 contributions7 helpful votes
I loved everything about Nataiwatch and I would definitely stay there again. The staff were very hospitable - Kind, helpful, efficient. Nataiwatch has a casual ambience but is well organised and smoothly run. Room - Our twin bungalow was clean (and cleaned daily), comfortable, well-designed with a semi-private verandah with table and chairs and a little clothes line to dry swimming gear and towels on. It had a good bathroom with hot water and a bar fridge in the living area. Breakfast - Simple but fresh, tasty, well stocked. They have the best machine coffee (made from real coffee beans) I've ever tasted too. Some fruit available, plenty of fresh baguettes and sliced bread, homemade mango or papaya jam and confiture de coco. (I will comment on extra meals separately on the Nataiwatch restaurant page.) Activties - Very simple to book excursions from the front desk and worth going on the Pirogue tour. There were bikes to hire for half or full day so we took them for a spin to visit the monument and totem poles at Baie St. Maurice. Vibe - I loved the down-to-earth atmosphere of Nataiwatch and was able to really relax there. It helps being two minutes walk from a picture-perfect (not to mention basically deserted as there were no cruise ships in port) Kanumera Bay. Even though our checkout was at 10am and flight not until 4pm we were able to hang out and use the showers and other facilities to dust off the last grains of sand before heading back to the mainland. Merci Nicholas and the team for your warm welcome. I can't wait to visit again.
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Date of stay: November 2018
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Trip type: Traveled as a couple
tnbms162016 wrote a review May 2018
Tokyo, Japan315 contributions461 helpful votes
The room itself is not bad, though the whole gite has been constructed without much thought - for example, if you have luggage on wheels, you'll have to carry it as the paths are unsealed and muddy.There is no Internet (unlike every other place on Ile des Pins). The reception staff are only part-time. They stop at 12 noon for a 3-hour lunch, and then go home at 6 pm. When they deign to be there, they are neither particularly pleasant nor helpful. At checkout, the receptionist tried to overcharge me - charging me for a shuttle I never took nor booked, and getting the room rate wrong. This is just out of laziness because she couldn't be bothered to check properly. When I politely pointed out the errors, she re-issued my bill, but without a word of acknowledgement that she had made a mistake, without a word of apology. Who wants to stay where staff are like that? Not recommended.
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Date of stay: May 2018
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Trip type: Traveled solo
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Frequently Asked Questions about Gite NATAIWATCH
Which popular attractions are close to Gite NATAIWATCH?
Nearby attractions include Kuto Bay (0.5 miles), Kanumera Bay (0.4 miles), and N'Ga Peak (1.0 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Gite NATAIWATCH?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Gite NATAIWATCH?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at Gite NATAIWATCH?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Gite NATAIWATCH?
Conveniently located restaurants include Gite Nataiwatch, Restaurant Kou-gny, and Ile des Pins Plaisance.
Does Gite NATAIWATCH have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Gite NATAIWATCH offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Gite NATAIWATCH accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.