Paul Gauguin Cruises Honored on List of "Top All-Inclusives" by BRIDES Magazine in 2018 Honeymoon Awards

BELLEVUE, WASH. – May 30, 2018Paul Gauguin Cruises, operator of the highest-rated and longest continually sailing luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific, the m/s Paul Gauguin, is pleased to announce it was honored on the list of “Top All-Inclusives” in BRIDES Magazine’s 2018 Honeymoon Awards.

The magazine’s annual roundup celebrates the most honeymoon-worthy places around the globe. The 2018 list includes top destinations, hotels, resorts, and all-inclusive accommodations. This is the second year in a row that Paul Gauguin Cruises was recognized in BRIDES Honeymoon Awards.

“We are truly thrilled to have received a BRIDES Honeymoon Award again this year,” said Diane Moore, President, Paul Gauguin Cruises. “Our all-inclusive voyages sail to the most romantic destinations in the world—Tahiti, French Polynesia, and the South Pacific—and we look forward to providing our newlyweds with exceptional service, Polynesian hospitality, and a lifetime of memories.”

All voyages with Paul Gauguin Cruises are all-inclusive and feature spacious oceanview suites and staterooms; gourmet dining in all venues including menu specialties designed by celebrity chef Jean-Pierre Vigato; complimentary beverages including select wines and spirits, soft drinks, bottled water, and hot beverages served throughout the ship; an in-cabin refrigerator replenished daily with soft drinks, beer, and bottled water; shipboard entertainment; and all onboard gratuities. In select ports, the ship’s watersports marina is available for launching a kayak or paddleboard. Roundtrip airfare between Los Angeles and Papeete, Tahiti, is also included.

On all sailings, guests also receive complimentary access to Paul Gauguin Cruises’ two exclusive retreats. Off the coast of Taha’a lies the islet of Motu Mahana, where guests can enjoy a day of watersports, Polynesian activities, a sumptuous barbecue feast, and cocktails from full and floating bars. In Bora Bora, guests can relax on a private, white-sand beach and enjoy refreshments, a game of volleyball, and snorkeling and paddleboarding in crystal-clear waters. 

Honeymooners receive a complimentary honeymoon package when sailing with Paul Gauguin Cruises, which includes a special Polynesian blessing ceremony aboard the ship performed by Les Gauguines and Les Gauguins, The Gauguin’s troupe of Tahitian entertainers, and hosted by the Cruise Director; an in-stateroom celebratory bottle of Champagne; one 8" x 10" photo portrait; and an exclusive pillow gift.  For those celebrating a romantic special occasion, Paul Gauguin Cruises also offers optional wedding ceremony and renewal-of-vows packages in a dreamy setting amid the turquoise lagoons and exotic islands of French Polynesia at Motu Mahana or at the InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa.

The 2018 Honeymoon Awards are listed in the June/July issue of BRIDES, on newsstands nationwide. The full list is published exclusively online, at  

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