We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Cruise stop over superb beach

Great for family to see such beautiful beach and swim with the locals. Excellent photo... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rodney W
Guyra, Australia
via mobile

So we get to Mare via a ship and head on over by tender to get on a bus to take us to paradise. The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Melbourne, Australia
via mobile
Read all 216 reviews
All photos (265)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish”(39 reviews)
“cruise ship”(38 reviews)
“white sand”(13 reviews)
New Caledonia
Reviews (216)
Filter reviews
197 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews fish cruise ship white sand blue bottle new caledonia food stalls coral outcrops crystal clear water local vendors shuttle bus selling fresh waist deep water safe place purchase tickets shady areas local beer barrier reef
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 197 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great for family to see such beautiful beach and swim with the locals. Excellent photo opportunities, hair braiding, massage, coconuts, drinks, meals, singing. Beach is not like sand and very nice to walk on. You can book accomodation.

Thank Rodney W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So we get to Mare via a ship and head on over by tender to get on a bus to take us to paradise. The bus ride is about 10 to 15 minutes drive, approx 10km and you are greeted by sunshine white sands and...More

2  Thank Sammy05_11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This beach has the most clear and beautiful waters we’ve ever seen. It was sunny and the weather was great when we went there which helped reflect the beautiful colours of the sea. The water is very warm, there are small cute white fish swimming...More

2  Thank A_G
Reviewed 8 September 2018

A visit to Yejele beach is a must. The snorkeling is great and the beach is clean and white! When you see tourist brochure photos of white beaches and then they never really are -well Yejele beach is the real deal. It is safe for...More

2  Thank Go797116
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

We paid for the transfer from the cruise ship to yejele beach, cost about $20 pp Definitely have to do it as there isn’t much to do where the ships stop. It’s a nice beach, though we got there on low tide so we couldn’t...More

1  Thank Kelly M
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

We came to Mare off the Pacific Explorer having bought the transfer to Yejele Beach and were not disappointed. The beach was beautiful and incredibly blue. We had snorkels and went out and while to coral doesn’t have much colour to it, there is plenty...More

1  Thank shionac219
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

One of the most beautiful beaches we've been to in a while. Water is crystal clear, soft sandy white beaches. My only bug is the dogs roaming around the stalls. I think they belong to the stall holders. We arrived off a cruise ship and...More

1  Thank Fred I
Reviewed 23 July 2018

I went there as part of the p&o explorer cruise to New Caledonia, and this was the last island we visited. I couldn't believe the colour of the water, it was unlike anything I could have imagined. Photos can't capture the raw beauty of the...More

1  Thank Damon H
Reviewed 15 July 2018

was more than what i was expecting, very relaxing location and a peaceful place to rest, nice local traders with value for money food and drink, excellent snorkelling for beginners and beautiful marine life in the shallow lagoon, love the place

1  Thank jasonenricaz
Reviewed 21 June 2018

One of our ports of call on our cruise, A short bus ride to this beach allows you some great views along the way. once there we were greeted by the beautiful locals, pristine sand, crystal clear water, the smell of chicken cooking on open...More

2  Thank cain626
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 3 nearby hotels
Nengone Village
111 reviews
2.20 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all nearby restaurants
Nearby AttractionsSee all 3 nearby attractions
Mare Island
220 reviews
14.48 km away
Sarl Wagahna transport
16.41 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
12 July 2018|
Response from Sammy05_11 |
Hi we have just got back from there and they were charging $3.00 aud for a coconut fresh and a can of drink was $4.00 aud. I didn’t take much notice of other prices but make sure you take gold coins and small notes as the... More
John F
10 July 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Thai T | Reviewed this property |
Most cruises will give you a voucher for the shuttle service as the locals rely on this for a living. You can walk but not recommended. Spend the extra time at the beach instead.
4 February 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Stevebarn | Reviewed this property |
We didn’t have to rent.