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Plage de la Baie des Citrons

Promenade Roger Laroque, Noumea, Grand Terre 98800, New Caledonia
+687 27.20.77
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Nice lay on the Beach

We went for a swim after lunch. The water was fine & had a platoon that the kids swam out to to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
jaffajames
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Feilding, New Zealand
Afternoon trip to practice snorkelling.

This is the main tourist strip in the area. Easy to park and access to the coral beach so good... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2018
Droumleigh
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“lemon bay”(19 reviews)
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Promenade Roger Laroque, Noumea, Grand Terre 98800, New Caledonia
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+687 27.20.77
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"across the road"
in 32 reviews
"nice beach"
in 22 reviews
"lemon bay"
in 19 reviews
"sheltered bay"
in 6 reviews
"great family beach"
in 3 reviews
"swimming beach"
in 4 reviews
"protected from the wind"
in 5 reviews
"clean water"
in 5 reviews
"beautiful walk"
in 3 reviews
"trees for shade"
in 3 reviews
"cafes and restaurants"
in 6 reviews
"clear water"
in 8 reviews
"great swimming"
in 3 reviews
"public bus"
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"hop on hop off bus"
in 9 reviews
"anse vata beach"
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"free wifi"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went for a swim after lunch. The water was fine & had a platoon that the kids swam out to to jump off. There was lots of shade & grass to sit on to watch the world go by. It was very pleasant.

Thank jaffajames
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Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

This is the main tourist strip in the area. Easy to park and access to the coral beach so good. Not much to see under the water, a number of sea stars. Safe and clean. Expensive to get a drink at the local bar.

Thank Droumleigh
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Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

We are staying a stones throw from here and it's a lovely place. Quite quiet, the beach is nice and the water calm. There are a few places to eat as well. There are also nice sunsets over the water.

Thank Peter W
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Reviewed April 2, 2018

This is one oif the special places in Noumea. The beach was closed due to pollution from recent rains. We didn't see any sign but were chased out by the Life Guard. Lots of restaurants so good place to dine. Be careful in your selection!!

Thank Robert H
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Reviewed April 1, 2018

One of the beaches within Noumea town. The bay is protected so very calm water and minimal wind. Pontoon out in the bay to swim to. Wooden furniture positioned just above sand line handy! Open showers on beach

Thank Tom M
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Reviewed March 28, 2018

nice place to spend a few hours, the food is delicious but super expensive. the fact that is a lagoon allows you to walk and walk and walk deep in and still have the water to your waist.

Thank sash_imi31
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Reviewed March 22, 2018

BY DEFAULT? Well yeah. Fact is the other NOUMEA mainland beaches I know are underwhelming which makes LEMON BAY (BAIE DES CITRONS), an ordinary beach by world standards, okay by default. POSITIVES - SHELTERED: The beach is set deep within the bay, protected by the...More

1  Thank blackeldo
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Reviewed February 24, 2018

Apparently this is the calmest water in Noumea and this pretty bay is the perfect place for swimming and walking along the knotted path.

Thank artroomali
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Reviewed January 31, 2018

We walked to Baie Des Citrons from our accommodation in Anse Vata. A beautiful walk of about 20 minutes right beside the Baie. The beach itself very good for swimming with facilities for changing, showering, or just sitting...even seats down on the sand itself and...More

2  Thank Cherrie M
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Reviewed January 18, 2018

The beach is backed palm trees offering shade. There are showers in a few places and water taps for washing sandy feet. There is a cycle path along most of the bay. Shops line the other side of the road. These include cafes, eateries, boutiques...More

Thank DawnHendrick
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Monzapotamus
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Response from Toni F | Reviewed this property |
I’m sorry I have no idea. Hope someone else can help!
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January 4, 2017|
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Response from markmA9689YM | Reviewed this property |
Bus lines 10 and 11 go from Centre Ville (the town centre) to Baie des Citrons (Lemon Bay). Bus stops are marked by white pillars on the side of the road. Sometimes there is a shelter too, but not always. The bus routes... More
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Response from Violet C | Reviewed this property |
I drove right around the island in 5 days. Keep in mind that there are very few hotels outside of noumea
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