DoubleTree by Hilton Noumea Ilot Maitre Resort

L'Escapade Island Resort - Stay in Overwater Bungalows & Suites


Double Tree by Hilton Noumea Ilot Maitre Resort **** (Escapade Island Resort)



Surrounded by a wonderful 200-hectare marine reserve, Double Tree by Hilton Noumea Ilot Maitre Resort (Escapade Island Resort Noumea) offers New Caledonia's only overwater bungalows and spacious garden/beach bungalows. The luxurious bungalows on the lagoon are the closest overwater bungalows to New Zealand, being just a 3 hour flight from Auckland. With a fine dining restaurant, outdoor swimming pool, beach bar, a shop and a chapel, the island has everything you could desire. Explore the protected turtles in the reserve with snorkelling equipment provided or one of the many activities available to hire such as stand-up paddling, jet skiing and canoeing. All just 20 minute boat ride from Nouméa with five complimentary boat transfers for guests from Port Moselle.

Important information:

Please be advised that Escapade Island Resort will be closed from 01 May to 01 December 2020. 

Escapade Island Resort will reopen as DoubleTree by Hilton Noumea Ilot Maitre Resort.

The wharf leading to the island which belongs to the Southern Province is in need of repairs which will take four months.

It is therefore not possible for guests to access the resort and consequently the decision has been taken by Hotel Management to close for the same period during which time the hotel will undergo renovation.

The hotel will reopen for the summer season on 01 December 2020.

Current New Caledonia Voyages Packages at Double Tree by Hilton Noumea Ilot Maitre Resort:


Double Tree by Hilton Noumea Ilot Maitre Resort is located on an island accessible only by a 20 minute boat transfer.

Boat Schedule:

Departure times from Port Moselle : 09h00 – 11h30 – 15h30 – 16h30

Departure times from Escapade Resort : 08h00 – 10h00 – 14h00 – 16h00 – 17h00

Special departure from Port Moselle at 19h00 with return from Escapade Resort at 23h00 (Fridays and Saturdays)

  • The boat leaves from Nouméa, Port Moselle, Pier KO. 

  • Boat transfers are included for NCV guests throughout their stay at Double Tree by Hilton Noumea Ilot Maitre Resort