Independent review for L'Escapade Island Resort in Noumea, New Caledonia

L'Escapade Island Resort hotel location picture

Escapade Island Resort is Noumea's most luxury resort and the only dedicated small island luxury resort in New Caledonia. With a choice of stunning overwater bungalows offering steps into the turquoise lagoon, or island bungalows which are spacious enough to cater for families, Escapade offers a truly breathtaking atmosphere for a romantic escape or family holiday.

Recommended For:
  • Couples seeking a relaxing beach holiday
    Overwater bungalows
    Great snorkelling and watersports
Quick Facts
  • 69 Bungalows
  • Island Location
  • Restaurant & Bar, Swimming Pool, Watersports

L'Escapade Island Resort Rooms & Room Details & Rates

Room Category
(click for details & pix)
Sleeps
(c = child)
Hotel Public Rate
(for 2 people)
Garden Bungalow 3 Euro € 330
Beach Bungalow 3 Euro € 355
Overwater Bungalow 2a Euro € 635

L'Escapade Island Resort Information & Facts

  • Hotel Location:    Small island resort off Noumea
  • Getting There:    1-hr drive from Tontouta Airport + 20-mins by boat
  • Unique Qualities:    Island atmosphere, overwater bungalows
  • Ideal for:    Couples, Families
  • Hotel Features:    69 Bungalows, Swimming Pool, Scuba Diving Centre
  • Dining:    Restaurant, Cafe & Bar on site
  • Children Policy:    All ages welcome
  • Local Attractions / Tours:    Island Cruises, Downtown Noumea
  • The Beach:    Good - white sand beach infront of promenade
  • The Ocean:    Excellent - sandy bottom, protected, good for watersports
  • Snorkelling:    Excellent - reef fish in inner lagoon, coral reefs on outer lagoon
  • Other Activities:    Scuba Diving, Windsurfing, Kite Surfing, Waterskiing, Kayaking

Room Information

The 12 Garden Bungalows are located in lightly vegetated gardens facing the ocean on the breezy east side of the island. All interiors are the same with stylish furnishings, a separate lounge and bedroom with King size bed and spacious bathroom. All bungalows have tea and coffee making, flat screen TVs and DVD players and are fully air-conditioned.

bungalow lounge
family set-up
bungalow bathroom

The 32 Beach Bungalows front the beach facing the overwater bungalow. All interiors are the same with stylish furnishings, a separate lounge and bedroom with King size bed and spacious bathroom. All bungalows have tea and coffee making, flat screen TVs and DVD players and are fully air-conditioned.

island bungalow setting
bungalow lounge
bungalow bed
bungalow bathroom

The 25 Overwater Bungalows offer stylish interiors, separate lounge and bedroom with King size bed and spacious bathroom. All bungalows have tea and coffee making, flat screen TVs and DVD players and are fully air-conditioned.

overwater setting
overwater snorkel
overwater outlook
overwater sun deck

Hotel Amenities

Escapade Island Resort is located on the small offshore coral island of Maitre, about 20-minutes by boat from Noumea city centre (complimentary guest transfers throughout the day and weekend evenings). The resort fronts a narrow coral sand beach and an excellent snorkelling lagoon, with water activities including kayaking, catamarans, water skiing, kite surfing and day trips by water taxi to nearby uninhabited islands.