New Caledonia

New Caledonia

on Tuesday, 04 October 2011. Posted in New Caledonia

New Caledonia, cheap accommodation,Distant land, land of contrasts, authentic land, top hotel deals,New Caledonia is an atypical destination, with many faces. Bathed by the clear waters at the heart of the Pacific Ocean, lulled year round by gentle trade winds, le Caillou (i.e. the Pebble)1 has, a lot to offer in addition to its heavenly beaches and the bright sun,hotel deals,Third largest island in the Pacific after Papua New Guinea and New Zealand, New Caledonia is only 1,500 km east of the coast of Australia. Seeing this "terra incognita" in 1774, the British navigator James Cook found a similarity between the mountainous terrain of the Grande Terre and its native Scotland, whose former name is none other than "Caledonia."From coast to coast, New Caledonia, which stretches some 500 kilometers passing through the archipelago of Loyalty Islands, is home to landscapes of a surprising and remarkable diversity. As a huge spine, a mountain range separates the Grande Terre (i.e. the main island) into two coasts with distinct characteristics,travel insurance,

Noumea

on Sunday, 07 August 2011. Posted in New Caledonia

A little piece of France in the Pacific! With its air of French Riviera (Côte d’Azur) and its luxury boutiques, Noumea deserves without a doubt this title. However, this sprawling city has a thousand other facets that make it a capital of the Pacific, with mixed cultural imprints. Founded in 1860, Noumea blends together heritage, entertainment and leisure activities.

* Note: Room prices change constantly. You should check the latest availability as in many cases the room price can be even lower than the listed price on the LastBeds website.