Un ponton à l'Anse Vata
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Un ponton à l'Anse Vata

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A: Ouen Toro Highs 2

by Vincent MATHIEU, 310 meters away

Ouen Toro Highs 2

B: Ouen Toro Highs

by Vincent MATHIEU, 330 meters away

Panoramic view of south Nouméa from the park of Ouen Toro.

Ouen Toro Highs

C: Kitesurfing Noumea New Caledonia

by Richard Chesher, 340 meters away

The Kitesurfers you see here here on the Point Magnin Beach in Noumea are truly champions of their sp...

Kitesurfing Noumea New Caledonia

D: Nouméa KiteSurf Spot

by Gregory Panayotou, 390 meters away

Nouméa KiteSurf Spot

E: Nouméa KiteSurfing at Meridien Beach

by Gregory Panayotou, 400 meters away

Nouméa KiteSurfing at Meridien Beach

F: Meridien Heliport on the Lagoon

by Gregory Panayotou, 430 meters away

Meridien Heliport on the Lagoon

G: Le Pacifique Hotel Noumea

by Richard Chesher, 470 meters away

Le Pacifique Hotel Noumea is part of the Nouvata Park Hotel complex. It's extremely popular because i...

Le Pacifique Hotel Noumea

H: Le Nouvata Hotel Noumea

by Richard Chesher, 510 meters away

Le Nouvata Hotel Noumea is one of three hotels making up the Nouvata Park Hotel Complex. Completely r...

Le Nouvata Hotel Noumea

I: Noumea Entertainment Nouvata Parc New Caledonia

by Richard Chesher, 520 meters away

Every Friday night the Noumea Restaurant le Parc has a splendid sea food buffet spiced with Tahitian ...

Noumea Entertainment Nouvata Parc New Caledonia

J: Le Park Hotel Noumea Suite

by Richard Chesher, 540 meters away

The Suite at Le Park Hotel Noumea has 100 square meters of floor space with a lounge, bedroom, dressi...

Le Park Hotel Noumea Suite

This panorama was taken in Noumea

This is an overview of Noumea

Noumea is the capital and vacation centre of the Islands of New Caledonia in the South Pacific. Noumea is a "French" city, but the 91,000 inhabitants are a very mixed cultural group with French, Melanesian, Polynesian, Indonesian, Vietnamese, and lots of mixtures of these. Over 60% of the population of New Caledonia lives in Noumea.

Noumea is a peninsula on the southwestern end of Grande Terre and the central business district (Centre Ville) is next to one of the best natural harbours in the South Pacific. The lagoon side of the peninsula has two picturesque bays with white sand beaches and is called Anse Vata and Baie des Citrons. These twin bays are the international tourism capital of New Caledonia with hotels, restaurants and bars on the landward side of "La Promenade".

First settled by the French in 1854, Noumea retains close political ties with France. It has excellent schools and public facilities - parks, recreation areas, exercise paths, schools and medical facilities. Today it is the fastest growing city in the South Pacific. There are 23 hotels in Noumea ranging from one to five stars and over 100 Restaurants.

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