Plage de la Baie des Citrons, Noumea
(3.5/5 based on 440+ reviews on the web)
Although Plage de la Baie des Citrons remains one of the busiest beaches in Noumea, it offers plenty of space for playful water lovers. The calm, shallow water is perfect for young children, and during the high season you can find rafts in deeper water serving as diving boards. Lifeguards patrol the beach, but be sure to stay within the flagged areas for the safest swimming conditions. Look for restaurants and accommodations a walking distance from the beach. Take a look at our Noumea travel itinerary planner to schedule your visit to Plage de la Baie des Citrons and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • View by far the Lemon Bay is beautiful, especially in the sunset but the beach, a few metres from the road is narrow and the water is polluted.
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  • Pretty Bay, lined with beautiful trees, but very concrete (the Nice). On each side you can find beautiful massive corals, well fishy, but the clams are picked before they reach 10 cm. Because of the current, the water is rarely clear, well-presented jellyfish in season. Hope that ongoing work (which will end up with more than one year late!) will improve the situation.
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  • The beach is only interesting to see sunsets and the sea view in a coffee or eating at the restaurant on the Bay of lemons. Often problems of pollution and it is closed in a few days... The anse-vata (front of the Meridian) is much better.
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