Paul Gauguin

The Paul Gauguin
Paul Gauguin's sun deck and pool.
Paul Gauguin's elegant main restaurant, L'Etoile.
Paul Gauguin's Le Grille dining area.
Paul Gauguin's La Veranda dining area.
Paul Gauguin's casino area.
Paul Gauguin's La Palette lounge.
Women wearing traditional dress of the South Pacific.
Cook Islands & Society Islands
On this South Pacific cruise, you'll discover the isle of Huahine, renowned for its spectacular rain forests. Then experience the unique majesty of the Cook Islands. Arid Aitutaki is virtually flat-so much so that you can spot the ocean from nearly any …
  • 12 days
  • $4145 - $15745 USD
Ship:
Paul Gauguin
Passions:
Spa & Relaxing, Snorkeling, Scuba Diving, Luxury & Indulgence, Expedition Cruises, Wildlife Watching
Places:
South Pacific, Bora Bora, Papeete, Taha'a, Moorea, Huahine, Aitutaki, Rarotonga
Snorkeling with clownfish.
Fiji - Eastbound Voyage
Follow in the wake of explorers on this comprehensive South Pacific cruise. Begin in legendary Fiji, where you'll visit the country’s cultural centers along with more remote destinations. From the “Sugar City”—Lautoka, the heart of Fiji’s …
  • 13 days
  • $4445 - $15995 USD
Ship:
Paul Gauguin
Passions:
Spa & Relaxing, Snorkeling, Luxury & Indulgence, Kayaking, Expedition Cruises, Wildlife Watching
Places:
South Pacific, Bora Bora, Fiji, Papeete, Taha'a, Moorea, Aitutaki, Lautoka, Suva, Savusavu, …
Explore the landscape of French Polynesia.
Marquesas, Tuamotus & Society Islands
On this two-week South Pacific cruise, you'll first call at the breathtaking isle of Bora Bora. Then it's on to the Tuamotus, specifically Fakarava, an atoll known for its pristine beaches, rare wildlife, and exceptional diving. Next, explore the …
  • 15 days
  • $5245 - $20245 USD
Ship:
Paul Gauguin
Passions:
Spa & Relaxing, Snorkeling, Luxury & Indulgence, Kayaking, Expedition Cruises, Wildlife Watching
Places:
South Pacific, Papeete, Fakarava, Hiva Oa (Atuona), Tahuatu (Vaitahu), Taha'a, Moorea, Huahine, Omoa, Taiohae, …
Lionfish swimming around a diver.
Society and Cook Islands with Tonga and Fiji
Follow in the wake of explorers on this comprehensive South Pacific cruise. Begin in the spectacularly beautiful Society Islands, home waters of The Gauguin, and sail on to the Cook Island of Aitutaki, with its unique culture and exquisite lagoon. Cross …
  • 14 days
  • $7195 - $19195 USD
Ship:
Paul Gauguin
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Spa & Relaxing, Snorkeling, Luxury & Indulgence, Kayaking, Expedition Cruises
Places:
South Pacific, Bora Bora, Fiji, Papeete, Taha'a, Moorea, Aitutaki, Lautoka, Suva, Savusavu, …
Jagged mountain formations
Society Islands & Tahiti
In 1891, when Paul Gauguin arrived in Tahiti, he captured the charm, culture and languid grace of the natives in oils. You won't find his paintings here, but the original models still call this piece of French Polynesia home. This 8-day South Pacific …
  • 8 days
  • $2445 - $12245 USD
Ship:
Paul Gauguin
Passions:
Spa & Relaxing, Snorkeling, Luxury & Indulgence, Expedition Cruises, Wildlife Watching
Places:
South Pacific, Bora Bora, Papeete, Raiatea, Taha'a, Moorea
Experience the abundant marine life in the South Pacific
Tuamotus & Society Islands
Visit the gracious Society Islands on this South Pacific cruise, including Huahine, with its stunning crystalline lagoon. The Tuamotu Archipelago awaits you next. Comprised of very low-lying atolls, none of the chain's many islets rise more than ten feet …
  • 11 days
  • $3795 - $14495 USD
Ship:
Paul Gauguin
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Spa & Relaxing, Snorkeling, Scuba Diving, Multisport, Luxury & Indulgence, Kayaking, Expedition Cruises
Places:
South Pacific, Papeete, Fakarava, Rangiroa, Taha'a, Moorea, Huahine

The Paul Gauguin was designed specifically to sail the shallow seas of Tahiti and French Polynesia, visiting small ports that larger ships can’t reach and effortlessly blending into the stunning natural beauty of the South Seas.

She offers an extension of the informal, relaxing environment of the islands, coupled with five-star service, comfort and luxury. Spacious suites and staterooms (more than 70% with private balconies), an onboard watersports marina, a choice of three open-seating dining venues and an extensive spa are among her luxurious attributes.

The atmosphere aboard ship radiates warmth, informality, and Polynesian flair. And the beloved troupe of Gauguines — a local Tahitian group who serve as cruise staff, entertainers and storytellers — add the unique personality of Tahiti to every cruise.

Ship Information
- Most luxurious ship to sail in Tahiti on a year-round basis
- Crew to guest ratio of 1 to 1.5
- All oceanview accommodations, nearly 70% with balconies
- All onboard gratuities included
- Complimentary beverages including fine wines and premium spirits, soft drinks, bottled water, coffee and tea served throughout the ship
- Butler service in categories B and above, including in-suite bar setup and SoundDock® for iPod®
- In-suite mini-bar replenished daily with soft drinks, beer and bottled water
- State-of-the-art retractable Watersports Marina
- Onboard dive program
- Onboard lecture program
- Two elegant restaurants and one pool-side grill, all with open-seating dining
- Well-being and vegetarian selections and special dietetic menus upon request
- Deep Nature Spa
- Casino & Piano Bar, Le Grand Salon and La Palette Lounge for evening entertainment
- WiFi hotspots throughout the ship
- Complimentary 24-hour room service
- Complimentary in-room dining
- Complimentary in-room movie channels and movies available

Suites and Staterooms
All oceanview staterooms and suites – nearly 70% with private balconies, feature temperature control, queen-size bed (a limited number can have twin-bed configuration) bathroom with full–size bathtub and shower, bathrobes, slippers, hair dryer, TV, CD/DVD player, personal safe, a refrigerator stocked with soft drinks, and more! There is one wheelchair accessible stateroom, and select staterooms can accommodate three or four guests by adding cribs or roll-aways.

Services
Personal service is a hallmark of the Paul Gauguin. You’ll know it as soon as you step aboard. With one crew member for every 1.5 guests, you’re assured the highest level of personal attention. The staff’s rigorous dedication to your comfort and well-being is gracefully expressed in a hundred thoughtful acts. The way the maitre d’ remembers your name or which table you prefer. In the extra personal attention the dive master gives every participant in the ship’s onboard SCUBA program. And in the warmth of your stewardess’ smile as she places a perfect ripe mango in your fruit basket. Yet, surprisingly, the staff expects no gratuities. They are included in your cruise fare.

Services include:
- 24 Room Service
- Butler Service
- Laundry, Dry Cleaning & Pressing Services
- Telephone calls direct from suite or stateroom
- Fax abilities
- Nine computers and a printer
- Internet and Wireless access
- 24-hour Medical Services

Watersports Marina
Watersports are a highlight of the Polynesian experience, and the Paul Gauguin is constructed to take full advantage of these irresistible waters, with accessibility to ports and adventures that other ships can't offer. The ship's small footprint enables it to navigate lagoons that larger ships would never dare to enter. And the retractable, onboard Watersports Marina brings guests down to sea level, where they can hop aboard a windsurfer, launch a kayak, or embark on a Zodiac for optional diving adventures.

SCUBA aboard the Paul Gauguin
Even for guests who have never been diving, take advantage of the onboard SCUBA lessons. The Paul Gauguin is the only luxury ship in French Polynesia to offer PADI certification onboard for novice divers as well as classes at all levels, from snorkeling to advanced scuba diving techniques, supervised by the personal staff of PADI dive masters. For the convenience of guests, all necessary equipment, including an air compressor to refill scuba tanks, is onboard.

Paul Gauguin's Porthole Stateroom (F).
Porthole Stateroom (F)
14 staterooms, 200 sq feet, two portholes
Paul Gauguin's Window Stateroom (E).
Window Stateroom (E)
37 staterooms, 200 sq feet, picture window. Some have a loveseat convertible for third guest accommodations.
Paul Gauguin's Balcony Stateroom D.
Balcony Stateroom (D)
26 staterooms, 202 sq feet with 37 sq feet veranda. Some have a loveseat convertible for third guest accommodations.
Paul Gauguin's Balcony Stateroom C.
Balcony Stateroom (C)
63 staterooms, 202 sq feet with 37 sq feet veranda. Some have a loveseat convertible for third guest accommodations.
Paul Gauguin's Veranda Suite (B).
Veranda Stateroom (B)
17 staterooms, 249 sq feet with 56 sq feet veranda. Butler service. Can accommodate a third guest with a rollaway.
Paul Gauguin's Veranda Suite (A).
Veranda Suite (A)
5 suites, 300 sq feet with 58 sq feet veranda. Butler service, can accommodate 4 guests by adding two rollaways.
Paul Gauguin's Grand Suite.
Grand Suite
2 suites, 332 sq feet with 197 sq feet veranda. Butler service, can accommodate 4 guests by adding two rollaways.
Paul Gauguin's Owner's Suite.
Owners Suite
2 suites with 437-531 sq feet and a 57-77 sq feet veranda. Butler service, separate dressing area, can accommodate 4 guests by adding two rollaways.
Paul Gauguin