Life Aboard

Tis part of the world is a dream destination, and we offer many ways for you to enjoy an enhanced experience of the welcoming, hospitable spirit of Polynesia.

Les Gauguines & Les Gauguins | As soon as you step on board, you’ll be greeted by our beloved troupe of local Tahitians who serve as cruise hosts, entertainers, and storytellers. From them, you can hear about island legends, take a Tahitian language or dance lesson, make traditional shell jewelry, or learn various ways to tie a pareo.

Dining | Delight in a choice of fine-dining venues—with signature dishes designed by Parisian celebrity chef Jean-Pierre Vigato—as well as 24-hour room service. Wherever you choose to dine, you’ll savor expertly prepared cuisine presented by a warm and solicitous staff. And there’s never an additional dining charge!

Spa | Taking an unrivaled approach to beauty and rejuvenation, the Deep Nature Spa combines the art of gentle pampering with services that are uniquely tailored to the needs and wishes of each individual. Te spa’s extensive range of luxurious shipboard treatments includes skincare therapies, skin exfoliation, massage, reflexology, aromatherapy, body wraps, facials, beauty treatments, nail services, and hair styling.

Special Guests | On select voyages, we invite special guests aboard, who offer lectures, performances, workshops, wine tastings, cooking demonstrations, and more. Whether your interest is art, photography, wine, cuisine, music, magic, South Pacific history, science, or the wonders of the deep, you can find a voyage featuring an expert in the subject. And every voyage features local lecturers and entertainers. For a full list of guest hosts, visit

Celebrations | Paul Gauguin Cruises is also the specialist in creating memorable celebrations. Tere simply is not a better or more romantic setting for a new beginning or personal landmark, and we are renowned for the extra touches and attention to detail that make every occasion special. We also offer special optional packages for milestone celebrations and make gift-giving easy with our Gift Registries. For an overview of our special celebration packages, visit

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