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“Amazing beach”
Review of Mare Island

Mare Island
Ranked #2 of 3 things to do in Mare
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

This beach was spectacular we went to this Isla d in our cruise when we got to the beach the locals were very welcoming and extremely friendly they had local cuisine hair braiding would highly recommend visiting

1  Thank Hayels P
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"yedjele beach"
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"natural aquarium"
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"new caledonia"
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"cruise ship"
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"fish"
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"beautiful beach"
in 17 reviews
"bus trip"
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"friendly locals"
in 11 reviews
"local beer"
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"carnival spirit"
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"market stalls"
in 9 reviews
"crystal clear water"
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"small town"
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"port of call"
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"same price"
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"selling food"
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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful, off-the-beaten-path, relaxing spot. Not for those seeking thrills or shopping adventures but rather unspoilt beauty. I would happily return to escape the modern world!

1  Thank Pickytraveller1964
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Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Took a bus transfer to Yedjele Beach as part of our cruise itinerary. The beach is situated on a reef break which is safe to swim and snorkel. Gorgeous white sand. Locals (with no English) sell drinks and meals (basic choices of chips or rice and chicken curry) but get in quick as well fast. Local coconuts available for $3 each.

1  Thank nipper73
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Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

We had a day here on our cruise and we absolutely loved it. While you can book tours and do a variety of things, this was our first Island stop and it was great just taking the bus over to the beach and going snorkeling. There is plenty of food and drinks to buy that are made by the locals. We had fish and rice and it was fresh as well as very tasty.
The snorkeling here was fantastic. Lots of stunning tropical fish just a few feet into the water, it absolutely took my breath away. The water is really calm and clear so visibility great. As it is protected by a reef, the water is very safe as well. The coral was really beautiful. Just don’t touch or stand on it and break it. A lot of people recommend wearing beach feet, I recommend being careful and not standing on the stuff.

2  Thank Shan-nz20
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Reviewed 23 April 2018

The residents seem to have formed a co-operative to transfer cruise passengers to the wonderful beach by small bus. The most idyllic beach you will ever see, as long as you avoid the many bluebottles! Stroll along the beach in the clear warm water, and return to your tender via the boarding point where you can practice your schooldays French on a local resident while awaiting transfer back to the ship. More to see here than in nearby Lifou, and worth the effort to understand how little some people have compared with city dwellers.

2  Thank ElectricFish
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