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Aussies fall in love with New Caledonia, despite Bachie stitch-up

If you, like us, are still completely frazzled by the Bachelor finale last week then you’ll be happy to know there was one love story that didn’t go up in flames.

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You may have noticed the setting for the last episode was much more picturesque than the usual Bachelor mansion and various Sydney side locations featured in the show, and that’s because it was filmed in the stunning French paradise in the South Pacific that is New Caledonia!

And we are IN LOVE with this beautiful location.

Director of New Caledonia Tourism in Australia, Caroline Brunel, said The Bachelor Australia was the perfect way to highlight the natural beauty, warm hospitality and unique blend of French and Melanesian culture that make New Caledonia the ultimate setting for a romantic escape.

“No matter the outcome of the final rose ceremony, I have no doubt that after seeing the luxurious Sheraton New Caledonia Deva Spa & Golf Resort, the views over the UNESCO World Heritage-listed lagoon and barrier reef, the magnificent sunsets and picturesque beaches – that Australians will fall in love with New Caledonia,” said Brunel.

If you’d like to plan your own special little rose ceremony with your significant other (or otherS in true Bachelor fashion, we won’t judge) you can check out this dedicated page from New Caledonia Tourism highlighting some sensational romantic itineraries.

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Curious as to where you can find the locations featured in the episode? We’ve got you covered.

Here’s the partner list for New Caledonia Tourism featured in the finale:

Accommodation: Sheraton New Caledonia Deva Spa & Golf Resort

Cummins, the Bachelorettes and his family all stayed at the luxurious Sheraton New Caledonia Deva Spa & Golf Resort with Nick himself staying in a Superior Beachfront Bungalow.

Beachfront King Bungalow at Sheraton New Caledonia Deva Spa & Golf Resort

The resort is set upon 13 kilometres of white sand beach and has 176 comfortable guestrooms, an outdoor swimming pool with a jacuzzi, a beautiful Deep Nature Spa in between lagoon and forest with a duo treatment room, day beds to relax on the beachfront, kids club and two delicious restaurants on property.

Also offering access to horse riding, hiking, snorkelling and kayaking in the surrounding area – the resort is the perfect place for couples looking for a romantic getaway.

For package information to stay where The Bachelor stayed go here.

Flights: Aircalin

Cummins and the Bachelorettes flew direct to New Caledonia with Aircalin.

New Caledonia is just over 2 hours from Brisbane, under 3 hours from Sydney and less than 4 hours from Melbourne.

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Want more?

Missed the episode or just want to get another glimpse of New Caledonia? Head to TenPlay, here.

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