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Anse Vata Beach

Noumea, Grand Terre, New Caledonia
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Nice ambience, but no beach.

Anse Vata is a great place for hanging out in cafes or restaurants, and the esplanade is nice for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Potato Point, Australia
Laid back atmosphere

Great place in Nouméa to chill, enjoy the blue sea and eat some good food. It's laid back and not... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Very good49%
  • Average19%
  • Poor2%
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Noumea, Grand Terre, New Caledonia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Anse Vata is a great place for hanging out in cafes or restaurants, and the esplanade is nice for walking or jogging, but there is literally no beach at high tide, except for a bit at the western end. Maybe IRS a casualty of sea...More

Thank spudman2015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place in Nouméa to chill, enjoy the blue sea and eat some good food. It's laid back and not pretentious. You can see all kind of people. Sun bath during the day and party during the night. Great place to spend sometime.

Thank Viviane A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very pleasant to walk along and has great views. Water is crystal clear. With lots of little cafes across the road it's a very enjoyable place to be.

Thank Paul F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Smimming, wind surfing, snorkeling, walking and a game of boche. There is a good selection of restaurants, bars, cafes and shopping along this beach. As with any place in the world that you visit, it does pay to learn the basics of the local language,...More

Thank Tim F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This beach is very large. A lot of hotels in the area. Beach is not crowded. Nice walk area with benches.

Thank Frank-Phyllis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This beach is lovely. Swimming is good and there is so much water activity for hire during the day. The evening sun sets are just amazing. You will take too many photos if you are there. After dinner stroll along the beach is just as...More

Thank Anthony B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The whole area was very clean and well maintained and the beach itself was alright but in my opinion nothing out of the ordinary. There were quite a few people enjoying the water activities and it was an easy place to relax. Shops and cafes...More

Thank paug178
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Awesome little beach, can stand up about 40m out at low tide, no waves just a relaxing area and a pontoon a little ways out that you have to fight the locals for, great fun.

Thank Nathan T
Reviewed 13 April 2017

When we stopped here for a few hours we went to the beach instead of shopping. They have a long dock, a few places you can swim out to, and showers on the beach. The water is warm, and very little weeds and such. We...More

Thank Ivebeenplaces
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We stayed at the Hilton directly across the road from this beautiful safe beach. Trees along the foreshore was very welcomed as it is very hot mid day but would be my favourite beach for swimming ever.

Thank scotmarwelham
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Are there toilets at Anse Vata that are accessible for a person in a wheelchair?
22 January 2017|
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Response from Nilesh D | Reviewed this property |
Yes all of the options as per answers given by other posters but also just request the beach front shops, they are kind enough to give you the keys.
Hi I certainly will visit this island when in Noumea but I'd like to know how long to spend on the island to see it properly. I am visiting a relative but won't be returning and want to 'do it well' My cousin says 3 weeks. Any other advice. I want to see it all but don't tend to sit around relaxing much.
29 November 2016|
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Response from IT-Emperor | Reviewed this property |
3 weeks should be fine, but bring lots of money it's very expensive. I understand you may be able to rent campers on the island. that's what I would look into next time.
Melody M
How much does the bus cost to get here 'Anse Vata Beach' and back, to Noumea?
20 November 2016|
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Response from Parisnextyear | Reviewed this property |
It's cheap, locals use it about 150xpf, each bus stop is a white 'totem pole' type with timetable usually attached.