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Le Paul Gauguin

Ponant Ship

Le Paul Gauguin is an elegant luxury vessel, specially designed for navigation in Polynesian waters. Its shallow draft allows it to get in close to shallow lagoons and isolated islands, maximising stopover time. A true cocoon of comfort and elegance, the ship offers a warm and timeless atmosphere to its guests. Warm, welcoming and contemporary décor, perfectly-blended with state-of-the-art equipment, unfaltering luxury and 5-star service is what makes any voyage on board this Paul Gauguin ship truly unforgettable.

Ship highlights

  • Especially designed to navigate the Polynesian Waters 
  • Luxury five star cruising 
  • Entertainment program including Polynesian artists

Ship Facilities

There are three restaurants onboard which offer true to French culture, fine dining is an important part of life on board Le Paul Gauguin. The Gastronomic on Deck 5 is open only for dinner and offers the finest gastronomic standards in a refined atmosphere. La Véranda is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner (reservations only) and is a sophisticated and elegant experience.  Both of these restaurants are ran by Michelin-starred chef Jean-Pierre Vigato, who will cook quality dishes each day. The laid-back, exterior Grill Restaurant on Deck 8 serves breakfast and dinner.
The ship’s main lounge is on Deck 3 and features tea rooms, a bar, a dance floor, live entertainment and access to the exterior terrace. The relaxing panoramic lounge is home to the library, internet space, a bar, occasional evening entertainment and access to the panoramic terrace. There’s also an exterior bar on Deck 8, overlooking the pool deck.
Recreational Areas
The 250-capacity theatre on Deck 5 is where guests can attend traditional shows of Polynesian dancers and singers. The wellness area on Deck 6 is where you’ll find the ship’s spa, salon and fitness centre. The Marina offers activities such as kayaking, paddle boarding, scuba diving are all available. The shop onboard offers traditional Tahitian black pearl jeweller, fashionable clothes, souvenirs, toiletries and has a wide range of gifts.
Sun Deck 
With its water blending into the surrounding panoramas, the pool is perfect for a moment of relaxation in the sun. The pool bar offers refreshments throughout the day.

Cabin Types

Le Paul Gauguin 166 cabins and suites ooze refined ethnic chic. All with ocean views. All rooms are decorated with precious woods, ancient engravings and tiki details. With quality décor throughout, plus comfortable furnishings and superb views out to sea, they’re designed for escapism.
Cabin Facilities:
  • En suite bathroom with shower
  • Flat-screen TV and iPod station
  • Wi-Fi
  • Safe
  • Hairdryer
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
Le Paul Gauguin cabin
Le Paul Gauguin Cabins