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New Caledonia is full of great beaches, exclusive resorts and is, quite simply, the ultimate destination for relaxation.

But apart from the laying by the pool, snorkelling in the crystal clear waters and indulging in cocktails and food, New Caledonia is known for world-class spa treatments.

Nouméa in particular is home to many spa and wellness centres. Here are the top four.

Aqua Royal Spa

A luxurious spa experience is made possible at the Aqua Royal Spa with incredible views of the ocean from the relaxation pool and massage bed.

The Aquatonic® is their main attraction. The large spa pool consists of two heated pools with different water massage areas aimed to stimulate metabolism, circulation and deep relaxation.

The spa section of this oasis has a wide variety of treatments for both singles of couples including traditional facial treatments, specific intensive facial treatments, face massages, sliming and toning treatments, body scrubs, relaxing body wraps, body massages, water treatments, manicures and pedicures, waxing, makeup and even a bubble bath treatment which comes with a glass of champagne and a massage - click here for the full list.

Melanesian Massage

The atmosphere here is very peaceful and calm, delivering a level of luxury with their mix of relaxing massages. 

Some of their treatments include in the chair, aromatherapy, Melanesian, hot stone, honeymoon (for two) and birthday specials (for two.)

Studio Yoga

Prepare to be totally rejuvenated after a yoga class at Studio Yoga, with their fully equipped yoga studio of infrared radiant panels for warmth and therapeutic reasons. 

The hot yoga classes are made up of 26 dynamic poses and two breathing exercises, which leave you feeling, refreshed. 

To see their schedule, click here.

Deep Nature Spa

Located within the Hotel Le Méridien Noumea Resort & Spa is the Deep Nature Spa - a pristine spot that ticks all of the upscale treatment boxes.

It’s complete with a spa with fitness room, hammam, sauna, indoor and outdoor jacuzzis, and two treatment rooms with relaxation bath on the terrace.

They specialise in Hawaiian-inspired Lomi Massage, which are deep, long and constant movements.

They offer top-of-the-range treatments including facials, eye and lip contour treatment, head, neck and should massage, legs treatment, body scrubs, body massages, options for children 6-16, options for couples, waxing, hands and feet treatment and makeup, all with amazing views of the azure water.

For a full list of treatments, click here.