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Top New Caledonia Over-Water Bungalows

But for many the true highlight is watching the underwater unfold beneath your feet though glass-floors and glass tables, or lying in a bath sipping champagne gazing across the type of view dreams are made of.

Coral Palms Island Resort / L’Escapade Island Resort
Only 15 minutes from Noumea on the tiny islet of Ilot Maitre you can sink into absolute over-water bungalow luxury. A blend of traditional crafted wood and sleek, elegant marble, Coral Palms Island Resort, also known as L’Escapade Island Resort, is an exclusive and friendly paradise where every day stresses simply cease to exist and island time completely takes over.

Magnificent wide terraces provide ideal backdrops to share holiday activities and memories, or you might prefer to enjoy more intimate time makin...


The Mysteries of New Caledonia

Just a two-hour flight from Brisbane or two and a half hours from Sydney, New Caledonia is Australia’s closest Pacific neighbour. A French territory, it is the largest of the South Pacific isles, home to the world’s largest lagoon and the world’s second-largest barrier reef.

It’s primitive yet sophisticated, untouched but cosmopolitan, tranquil yet adventurous.

It’s the Pacific, but it’s also a slice of France.

In New Caledonia you’ll find iridescent waters, mountain rainforests and an ancient Melanesian culture contrasted against a distinctly European way of life.

Fine wines, cheeses, pâtés and game are sold beside coconuts and yams in the produce markets. Luxury yachts ply the same waters as traditional outrigger canoes...