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Kuto Bay, Ile Des Pins, New Caledonia
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All reviews beautiful beach cruise ship across the road blue water fish pine trees local currency south pacific few hours tender boat short distance soft sand small island new caledonia le meridien locals paradise
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Paradise with a little hell. Beaches are whiter than snow, whater cleaner than glas. Prices are higher than on the Moon. In my hotel white and black unhomless dogs wait for hapl every day. Frandly, good manerd. Tourists! hope Caledonia dogs survive! Feet them, be...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sherpa749218
Reviewed 8 December 2018

White sands, blue water, palm trees, ... everything you would expect from paradise! Unfortunately it can be a crowded sometimes

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank danieldemonceau
Reviewed 22 November 2018

Fish are some of the most beautiful you will see, shallow protected bay on a lovely beach. Dont forget your snorkelling gear

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank callan t
Reviewed 11 November 2018

This is a beautiful beach with a restaurant and public toilets. There is a bar. Be sure to use the public toilets - the locals can get quite upset if you use their gardens! This is a great place for a swim or a snorkel....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank xtine2015
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Absolutely breathtaking, check for the tides though. We were there when it was low tide, so no good for snorkelling unless you walked out quite a way.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank tifftraveler
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

We were staying around at kunemera bay. Wandered down here for a look in kuto. The beach is stunning. Crystal blueish small rolling beach surf. We didnt snorkel here but lots of people were. Kuo bugny restaurant in on the beach of you want a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Relaaaxed
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Beautiful bay for scenery and swimming, A lot of people on cruise ship day but they looked as they were having fun. We bought some very untraditional fried chicken and rice with curry sauce from a small stall in the trees from a mother and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank RandolphCarter1919
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Sailing around New Caledonia and we pulled into Kuto Bay. Great place. Walked to the shop for fresh baguettes each day, walked around the peninsula, found a great boutique called Boutique Creations. The owner Cleo ( ex kiwi) was a great source for understanding the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank stevehowcroft
Reviewed 6 May 2018

I think the best of the Islands to visit on a cruise ship for a day better swimming beach and a good swim around the small island, white sands and safe swimming

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Trevor M
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Wonderful white fine sand, beautiful snorkeling just behind the beach around the sacred rock...Abundant colourful fish, coral, turtles...Frendly locals with food and drink stalls...A great morning spot...

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Gary H
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23 July 2018|
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Response from stevehowcroft | Reviewed this property |
We sailed there on our yacht. Getting there by ferry should not be an issue. The island has a lot of things to do. Lunch on the hotel deck overlooking Kuto bay. Hire a cycle or car from the resort behind the hotel deck... More
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Response from KiwiSummer2016 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Same side as where the boats / ferries come in (so not far from the Port). The Island is very small, but we found having a car for 1/2 a day means you can travel to see all the attractions on the Island.