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Address: Noumea, Grand Terre, New Caledonia
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Anse Vata Beach is a beautiful beach in Noumea. Anse Vata beach is a lovely place to have a swim and a beautiful place to see. There is quite a bit of shade and also lots of sun... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
tiarnaeg
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Brisbane, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Warm water, lovely sandy beach, lots of restaurants and cafes. Good for water sports of all kinds including wind surfing, kite surfing, kayaks, jet skis.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Anse Vata Beach is a beautiful beach in Noumea. Anse Vata beach is a lovely place to have a swim and a beautiful place to see. There is quite a bit of shade and also lots of sun so there is something for everyone!

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

lots of restaurants and shops. A very safe beach for children to swim. The water is very clean and mostly sandy,.

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Moscow
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you stay at the Hilton hotel - it's just across the road. Unfortunately, local authorities stopped taking proper care of it, there is some litter scattered here and there on the sand and grass. Otherwise a very nice place - it's a long beach with many benches and palms and tables. You can leave your personal belongings and swim... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely local beach with plenty of dining options.Beer, wine, cheap burgers and more! Would go back in a heartbeat!

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New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Hilton across the road and swam here every day, just 5 minutes walk away. There is little sand, especially at high tide, but a reasonably grassy area with shade. The sea was clear, clean and safe for children. No waves while we were there. There are amenities at several points for hiring windsurfers, kayaks, paddle boards... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great view and position, a bit of broken coral and shells around, which is to be expected being surrounded by a coral reef. Water fairly clean and clear water. Safe swimming for young children as it is a protected bay. Faces the west but have yet to see a sunset due to cloudy weather every evening this week.

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Lower Hutt City, Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While the beach is quire narrow - its length means there is room to spread out. Very family friendly...Great beach, soft sand, bar and restaurants only foot steps away and water sport options at your finger tips.. Enjoy a drink on the beach or play Pétanque.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was often very windy whilst we were there which made the sea quite choppy and sitting on beach generally unpleasant. At low tide unless you have very thick soles of your feet you will need beach/water shoes in the water as there is very little sand mainly rocks and coral. There are other areas where there is sand - mainly... More 

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Alice Springs, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth a visit as there is a lot on offer at this venue. Wind surfing, cafes, taxi boats, beach volley ball was happening whilst we were here, lovely swimming, good for snorkelling. Not a large beach - but a good one!

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