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Oro Bay

Ile Des Pins, New Caledonia
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Beatiful

We loved our time here and enjoyed the beach and swimming. Always put our snorkel on and enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
ccpike2017
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Geelong, Australia
Oro bay

Absolutely beautiful natural swimming pool. Such clear aqua water that makes snorkelling a breeze... read more

Reviewed April 20, 2018
kimcummins6
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Thornton, Australia
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Ile Des Pins, New Caledonia
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"natural swimming pool"
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We loved our time here and enjoyed the beach and swimming. Always put our snorkel on and enjoyed the fish

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Reviewed 20 April 2018

Absolutely beautiful natural swimming pool. Such clear aqua water that makes snorkelling a breeze. Our only issue was that for anyone with mobility issues we felt there should be some sort of warning (in English) as we had to wade against the current in knee...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Gorgeous sand, wonderful water - a bit short on reef, but what a bathing experience. Beautiful spots to boat or just loaf under the shade of a neighboring palm. Rest rooms not too far away either. THE most beautiful spot to chill in.

Thank J H H
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

We anchored here for 2 nights. It's a great base to explore the island. We walked to a lovely restaurant for dinner.

Thank Samhainn22
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

It's all so quiet, it's all so peaceful. Gliding gently on turquoise blue waters, everybody else stays quiet. Silence. Magical beauty. Rock formations appear and we sail between them. Time stops while the wooden boat takes you around. I loved it!

Thank Rach O
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Reviewed 23 January 2017

Easy to book when you arrive in Ile des Pins, your hotel will organise a local Pirogue for you and friends to sail on. 8-10 people can fit on one boat. Easy sailing, you don't get wet apart from wading knee deep to get on/off...More

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Reviewed 8 December 2016

We took a pirogue trip from Oro Bay as well as a speed boat ride to 3 other nearby islands. Some of the scenery was quite breathtaking. Certainly a place to visit.

Thank 621dougw
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Reviewed 4 October 2016

right in front of Le Meridien, white sand beach with significant tidal variation; interesting rock formations.

Thank subpardriver
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Reviewed 25 August 2016

We walk to Oro Bay from Priscine Naturelle, as part of a day trip. Took about 20mins along a wide sandy valley-like path. It was low tide and could see huge patches under the water is full of seaweed. No one was in the water....More

Thank twofeathersSingapore
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Reviewed 4 August 2016

Oro Bay is beautiful.......white sand, crystal blue water. What more could you ask for.The exquisite natural pool by Oro Bay is truly memorable. The lagoon is completely protected by a coral reef, with the most crystal-clear water I have ever seen.

Thank dihughes2727
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