Luxury Sailing in Polynesian Waters

Tahiti & the Society Islands

Tahiti & the Society Islands.from $3,960.00pp

Departs Papeete | Luxury Sailing in Polynesian Waters | Le Paul Gauguin

From Papeete, PAUL GAUGUIN Cruises invites you to embark on an 8-day cruise to discover Tahiti and the Society Islands. Set sail onboard Le Paul Gauguin, for an unforgettable journey to discover idyllic islands and atolls.

The perfect introduction to the picture-perfect charms of the South Pacific, this wonderful cruise whisks you away to destinations that played muse for authors James A. Michener, Herman Melville, painters Paul Gauguin and Henri Matisse, and many more.

You will be dazzled by the incomparable beauty of Huahine, by the turquoise waters of the Motu Mahana, our private vanilla-scented little paradise, by the sumptuous lagoon of Bora Bora, with its distinctly recognisable volcanic silhouette, and by Moorea, with its hillside pineapple plantations and its verdant peaks overlooking the island.

Between pearl farms and white sandy beaches, French Polynesia will reveal its many mysteries to you. Surrounded by superb lagoons of translucent waters edged by exceptional coral reefs, the islands of Polynesia are undoubtedly some of the most beautiful in the world and home to astonishing and rich wildlife.


Inclusions

  • Accomodation
  • All-day gourmet dining
  • Select Beverages
  • Taxes

Itinerary

12 NOVEMBER 2022 PAPEETE, TAHITI ISLAND
Embarkation 12/11/2022 from 16h00 to 17h00
Departure 12/11/2022 at 23h59
Capital of French Polynesia, the city of Papeete is on the north-west coast of the island of Tahiti. You’ll find a relaxed atmosphere here,where urban buzz combines with the legendary laid-back Polynesian lifestyle. Culture is not lacking. You can enjoy sites narrating the history of the archipelago, including the colonial cathedral and the Maison de la reine Marau. The Vaipahi public gardens will win you over by their abundant plant-life. The large municipal market offers local specialities: fresh fruit, spices and all kinds of fish abound on their stalls.

Huahine, Society Islands
13 NOVEMBER 2022 HUAHINE, SOCIETY ISLANDS
Arrival 13/11/2022 early morning
Departure 13/11/2022 late afternoon
Located less than 200 kilometres north-west of Tahiti, Huahine Island is a secret gem in French Polynesia. You’ll love the mysterious atmosphere emanating from its voluptuous contours, its wild vegetation and stunning remote creeks. If you explore both parts of the island, la Grande Huahine to the north, and la Petite Huahine to the south, will reveal some of its hidden treasures, as well as some archaeological remains from the Polynesian past. You can meet the local population in the main town of Fare, or in the string of villages along the coast.

Motu Mahana, Taha
14 NOVEMBER 2022 MOTU MAHANA, TAHA'A ISLAND, SOCIETY ISLANDS
Arrival 14/11/2022 early morning
Departure 14/11/2022 late afternoon
Feet in the sand, on the islet of Motu Mahana, our sumptuous little private paradise, you will share a very special experience around an authentic traditional Polynesian barbecue. A veritable jewel in the Taha’a lagoon, pristine atoll of the Society Islands, Motu Mahana offers an infinite palette of shades of turquoise, an idyllic backdrop for observing the majestic ballet of the tropical fish. The volcanic island of Taha’a, dominated by Mount Ohiri and Mount Puurauti, will reveal its fertile and luxuriant nature, ideal for cultivating the magnificent black pearls of French Polynesia, as well as vanilla. This rare spice, greatly in demand by gourmets, is the main economic resource of what is also known as Vanilla Island.

Bora Bora, Society Islands
15 NOVEMBER 2022 16 NOVEMBER 2022 BORA BORA, SOCIETY ISLANDS
Arrival 15/11/2022 early morning
Departure 16/11/2022 late afternoon
Paradisiacal atoll of the archipelago of the Leeward Islands, west of French Polynesia, mythical Bora Bora offers a natural spectacle of captivating beauty. You’ll be won over as much by the white sandy beaches as by its famous lagoon, one of the most beautiful in the world, where colourful fish frolic in waters of incomparable turquoise. The island is covered with tropical vegetation, and dominated by the majestic outline of Mount Otemanu. A promenade through this volcanic landscape will enable you to discover a number of villages and meet local communities.

Moorea Island
17 NOVEMBER 2022 18 NOVEMBER 2022 MOOREA ISLAND
Arrival 17/11/2022 early morning
Departure 18/11/2022 late afternoon
A part of the Windward Island archipelago just to the west of Tahiti, famous Mo'orea will leave you with a series of unforgettable images and memories. Bask on its heavenly beaches, enjoy a dip in the turquoise waters of its lagoon, and soak up its luscious vegetation and the heady flowers that carpet the inland areas. Get the most out of this natural gem with a trip to the Mo'orea Belvedere. Exceptional views of Mount Rotui unfurl before your eyes, with the Opunohu Bay and its valley to the left, and the famous Cook's Bay, surrounded by notched, cathedral-style peaks, to the right.

Papeete, Tahiti Island
18 NOVEMBER 2022 19 NOVEMBER 2022 PAPEETE, TAHITI ISLAND
Arrival 18/11/2022 early evening
Disembarkation 19/11/2022 at 07h00
Capital of French Polynesia, the city of Papeete is on the north-west coast of the island of Tahiti. You’ll find a relaxed atmosphere here,where urban buzz combines with the legendary laid-back Polynesian lifestyle. Culture is not lacking. You can enjoy sites narrating the history of the archipelago, including the colonial cathedral and the Maison de la reine Marau. The Vaipahi public gardens will win you over by their abundant plant-life. The large municipal market offers local specialities: fresh fruit, spices and all kinds of fish abound on their stalls.


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