The renowned, 5+-star m/s Paul Gauguin was built specifically to sail the waters of Tahiti, French Polynesia, and the South Pacific, and is the longest continually operating luxury cruise ship in this enchanting destination. Artful onboard features include luxurious, oceanview accommodations with balconies in select staterooms, gourmet dining curated by award-winning chef Jean-Pierre Vigato, a lavish spa offering signature treatments, an expansive deck and outdoor pool, fitness center, a boutique, and a lounge with live entertainment introducing you to Polynesia’s vibrant cultures.
Paul Gauguin Cruises operates the award-winning luxury cruise ship the m/s Paul Gauguin, which provides an exceptional cruise experience tailored to the unparalleled wonders of Tahiti, the South Pacific, Fiji and the South Pacific. In September 2019, Paul Gauguin Cruises joined PONANT's family, the world leader of small-ship cruising.
Paul Gauguin Cruises operates the 5+-star cruise ship, the 332-guest m/s Paul Gauguin, providing a deluxe cruise experience tailored to the unparalleled wonders of Tahiti, French Polynesia, the South Pacific and Fiji. It is one of the top exclusive charter and incentive group venues in the industry since 1998 when she began her maiden voyage. The Gauguin has received many accolades over the years including first place for small-ship cruise lines in Travel + Leisure’s “World’s Best Awards” in 2014 and has been recognized as one of the “Top 20 Small Cruise Ships” by readers of Condé Nast Traveler since 1998.
Top Reasons to Cruise on Paul Gauguin Cruises
50% off all sailings, plus included airfare from Los Angeles on all sailings of the m/s Paul Gauguin
All-inclusive fares include gourmet dining in all venues, beverages including select wine and spirits, gratuities for room stewards and dining staff, and watersports
Superior dining in open-seating venues, featuring the cuisine of Jean-Pierre Vigato, Chef Propriétaire of the world-renowned, Michelin-rated Restaurant Apicius in Paris
One of the highest crew-to-guest ratios at sea (1 to 1.5)
Tahiti cruises include access to Paul Gauguin Cruises’ private white-sand beach in Bora Bora and a full day at the cruise line’s private islet of Motu Mahana with BBQ lunch and Polynesian hospitality
All-Inclusive Fares Include:
Gratuities for room stewards and dining staff
Beverages, including soft drinks, beer, and select wine & spirits
All shipboard meals, in your choice of venues
Onboard The Gauguin, enjoy the use of our state-of-the-art watersports marina with complimentary kayaking and paddleboarding (windsurfing and optional SCUBA diving also available aboard The Gauguin)
Use of our exclusive, private beach and motu on Tahiti cruises aboard The Gauguin
Complimentary 24-hour room service
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