Top 5 spots for romantic selfies (or proposals!)

#1 On the top of le Phare Amédée (The Amédée lighthouse) Nouméa

phare amedee, noumea


Climb the stairs to the top of the lighthouse for incredible views overlooking the UNESCO listed reef.
* Visit on a day tour with Mary D
*Excursions include a glassbottomed boat trip, traditional dance shows and a buffet meal of local specialties


#2 The Bays of Nouméa

anse-vata bay, noumea


Imagine you are on the French Riviera as you wander hand-in-hand on palm-lined paths that stretch for kilometres around Noumea’s coast.
*The two most popular are Anse Vata Bay and Baie des Citrons (Lemon Bay)
*Less than 10 minutes from the city center and most hotels


#3 Oro bay – Natural Pool on the Ile Des Pins (Isle of Pines)

oro bay, natural pool, isle of pines


The Isle of Pines is one of the most spectacular islands in the Pacific and here, you can jump into a swimming pool straight from heaven!
*A definite “bucket-list” activity
* Daily flights to Ile des Pins from Noumea with Air Caledonie, or arrive by ferry with Betico2


#4 Pirogue Tour (Isle of Pines)

pirogue, isle of pines


Drift amid the stunning bays of Ile Des Pins onboard a traditional outrigger sailing boat
*Enjoy stunning sea views on crystal clear waters
*Get a taste of the island’s culture and history from your local boat guide


#5 Deva Park (Bourail)

deva park, bourail


Enjoy stunning views of the turquoise lagoon and barrier reef, in the middle of “cowboy country”
* Easy access from Sheraton Deva Golf Resort and Spa
*A 90 minute drive north from Tontouta Airport, or 2 hours from Noumea.


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