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Paul Gauguin

Named after the impressionist painter who travelled to tropical French Polynesia to create many of his masterpieces, the Paul Gauguin transports you to the same paradise in unprecedented luxury. This exceptional vessel marries five-star service and accommodation with a warm and informal atmosphere as she cruises the clear waters of the South Seas, An onboard watersports marina, a choice of dining areas and an extensive spa are among the ship’s luxurious amenities and a troupe of Gauguines – a local Tahitian group which includes cruise staff, entertainers and storytellers – add the special character of Tahiti to every cruise.



Spa & Fitness Facilities

Paul Gauguin - Spa

With its unrivalled approach to spa and beauty and services tailored to the needs of each individual guest, the award-winning Carita spa is the ultimate refuge. Services available include massage, aromatherapy, reflexology, body wraps, skin care therapies, exfoliation, facials and other beauty treatments. The Paul Gauguin also has its own fitness centre with Stairmasters, treadmills, Lifecycles and weights.


Paul Gauguin - Casino

The Paul Gauguin has its own onboard casino, where pulses run high as guests enjoy the selection of games available.

Three Restaurants

Paul Gauguin - Dining

Nowhere else is the French 'art de vivre' – the art of living – more evident than in the sensory pleasures of moveable feasts. On board the Paul Gauguin, guests will enjoy some of the finest food in the South Seas - all accompanied by generous glasses of select wine, compliments of the house. In L'Etoile, classic furnishings and fluted shell lighting are reminiscent of some of the best Parisian establishments and delectable fine French cuisine with a Polynesian accent will be artfully presented. At Le Grill, the atmosphere is informal - breakfast is served buffet style and you can choose from a selection of grilled dishes, salads and fresh tropical fruits for lunch. In the evening, Le Grill is transformed into a cozy indoor/outdoor eating area serving specialities from the Grill. La Veranda has floor to ceiling windows and offers both indoor and outdoor seating, and its refined atmosphere makes it a delightful place for breakfast and lunch. At night, La Veranda is transformed into an elegant bistro serving the finest french Cuisine and wines. Well-being, vegetarian selections and special dietetic menus upon request are available.

Watersports Marina

Paul Gauguin - Watersports Marina

Watersports are considered to be a highlight of the Polynesian experience. The Paul Gauguin has its own specially designed retractable watersports platform which allows guests to descendto sea level where they can make use of windsurfs, kayaks, try some waterskiing or set out on a diving expedition. The ship has its own experinced dive master and offers a SCUBA certification programme on board.

Piano Bar

The ship's elegant Piano Bar provides a warm and relaxing atmosphere.

La Palette Lounge

Paul Gauguin - Lounge

By day, La Palette is a spectacular observation lounge at the top of the ship. By night, the lounge is transformed into a stunning nightclub, with a Parisian chanteuse and dancing on the indoor/outdoor dance floor.

Swimming Pool

Paul Gauguin - Pool

Relax in comfortable loungers by the side of the Paul Gauguin's outdoor pool. Drinks and food from the Grill are also served here.

Le Grand Salon

Paul Gauguin - Grand Salon

In the evenings, Le Grand Salon is home to some stunning entertainment. Performances range from an electrifying Polynesian show featuring the arts of the islands to the soaring acappella harmonies of himene songs. Another performance may feature a thrilling demonstration of ote'a - a complex line dance accompanied by drums telling the ancestral legends of the Polynesian people. There is also the opportunity to learn how to dance in true Polynesian style from the wonderful Gauguines performers.

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