DoubleTree by Hilton debuts in New Caledonia with island resort

DoubleTree by Hilton Noumea Ilot Maitre Resort has opened marking the brand’s debut in New Caledonia.

Located on an islet five kilometers from Noumea, DoubleTree by Hilton Noumea Ilot Maitre Resort features 64 fully renovated bungalows surrounded by a 200-hectare natural reserve.

The resort offers two beach villas that can accommodate up to 10 guests when combined, as well as 25 exclusive overwater bungalows and 37 garden or beach bungalows nestled throughout the island.

Access to the resort is via a 30-minute ride from Noumea in a private boat.

The resort also offers a total of 56sqm meeting space, with Le Colonnaire meeting room located in the tropical gardens. A marquee is located alongside the meeting room, which can accommodate up to 150 people for cocktails.

“Opening the breathtaking DoubleTree by Hilton Noumea Ilot Maitre Resort is an exciting day for Hilton’s growth in the South Pacific,” said Heidi Kunkel, vice president, operations, Australasia, Hilton.

“Its addition to Hilton’s portfolio shows our strong commitment to this part of the world. With its incredible natural beauty and rich culture, we look forward to welcoming guests from Australasia and beyond, when it is safe for international travel to resume.”