New Caledonia Vacations

Beach goers and adventure travelers alike say “oui” to a vacation in this French Pacific territory, where semi-tropical climates and gorgeous scenery set the scene for a unique cultural blend of Melanesian tradition and French sophistication. Wine and dine at fine French eateries or peruse designer boutiques in Noumea, the region’s glamorous ... Read more
capital on Grande Terre; then explore the island’s nearby wild side on a hike through its rugged mountains. Grand Terre, along with numerous smaller islands and archipelagos, cluster around the world’s largest coral lagoon that houses marine life aplenty, its emerald waters just waiting for visitors to dive in. But once you’ve made friends with the fishes, partake in the local tradition of doing absolutely nothing at one of the many pristine beaches (the shores of the Isle of Pines might just bring you to nirvana with its white sand and gentle waves). Somewhere along the way learn français to chat with locals and steep yourself in bountiful Kanak culture; then warm your belly with bougna, a mouth-watering mélange of meat (sometimes fruitbat or crab), yams and sweet potatoes wrapped in banana leaves.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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New Caledonia is indescribably beautiful island located in the waters of the Pacific.
This place is like an Heaven on earth!!

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Whangaparaoa

Our No1 favourite Island on P&O cruise , tropical MAGIC I want to go back

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