READ MORETwo 7-night itineraries qualify for these cruise-only savings, on these select voyages:
Tahiti & the Society Islands (7 nights):
February 16; March 2, 2019 – now from only $4,045 $3,045 per person
February 23, 2019 – now from only $4,395 $3,295 per person
March 30; April 27, 2019 – now from only $4,345 $3,295 per person
Society Islands & Tahiti Iti (7 nights):
May 18; June 1, 2019 – now from only $4,345 $3,295 per person
Air packages to Tahiti from Los Angeles or San Francisco are available for purchase through Paul Gauguin Cruises. Guests also have the option of booking their own flights to Tahiti through Air Tahiti Nui from Los Angeles, or United Airlines or French Bee from San Francisco.
On The Gauguin, nearly 70% of suites and staterooms offer balconies. Dining experiences include L'Etoile, which showcases an array of culinary creations expertly prepared each evening.
The ship's other two dining venues, La Veranda and Le Grill, serve breakfast and lunch.
At night, signature dishes designed by French celebrity chef Jean-Pierre Vigato are offered in La Veranda, and Polynesian specialties are served poolside at Le Grill.
Les Gauguines and Les Gauguins—a troupe of Tahitian entertainers—provide enriching experiences of the destinations throughout each voyage.
The Gauguin features expert lecturers on each voyage and special guests on select sailings conducting presentations on topics ranging from the history of the South Pacific to conservation, culture, marine life, and the wonders of coral reefs.
A luxurious spa, fitness center, watersports marina, and expansive outdoor decks with chaise lounges and a pool are also available aboard The Gauguin.
One of the highlights of each sailing is exclusive access to Motu Mahana, the cruise line's private islet off the coast of Taha'a where guests can enjoy sunbathing, swimming, snorkeling, kayaking, Polynesian activities, a full-service bar, a floating lagoon bar, and a delicious barbecue.
In Bora Bora, guests can enjoy complimentary access to a private, white-sand beach with beach volleyball, sunbathing, snorkeling, paddleboarding, and refreshments. ■