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m/s Paul Gauguin Fact Sheet

Gross Tonnage: 19,200

Length: 504.03 feet (153.63 meters)

Beam: 72.18 feet (22 meters)

Draft: 17.11 feet (5.214 meters)

Cruising Speed: 18 knots

Ship’s Registry: Wallis & Futuna

Guest Capacity: 330

Crew: 217


Guest Accommodations: Quantity: Square Footage:

Owner’s Veranda Suite-701 (OS) 1 534

Owner’s Veranda Suite- 7002 (OS) 1 588

Grand Suite (GS) 2 529

Veranda Suite (A) 4 358

Veranda Suite- 7004 (A) 1 349

Veranda Stateroom (B) 16 305

Veranda Stateroom- 7003 (B) 1 303

Balcony Staterooms (C/D) 83 239

Balcony Staterooms- 7006, 763, 764, 765, 766, 767 (C) 6 243-303

Window Stateroom (E) 37 200

Porthole Stateroom (F) 13 200


Total Staterooms: 165
Two wheelchair accessible (E415 & 416)

Accommodations Feature Utmost Luxury:

  • All oceanview staterooms and suites, nearly 70% with private balconies
  • Queen-size bed (a limited number can have twin-bed configuration)
  • Bathroom with full-size bathtub and shower (limited number have shower only)
  • Bathrobes, slippers, hairdryer, TV, personal safe
  • In-suite mini-bar replenished daily with soft drinks, beer and bottled water
  • • Butler service in categories B and above, including in-suite bar setup and SoundDock® for iPod®


Beyond the Stateroom:

The m/s Paul Gauguin’s onboard atmosphere offers an extension of the informal, relaxing environment of the Tahitian and French Polynesian islands, coupled with extraordinary service and luxury. The beloved troupe of Gauguines—a local Tahitian group serving as cruise staff, entertainers and storytellers—add the unique personality of Tahiti to every cruise. When not enjoying the personal comforts of their own staterooms, guests may also enjoy:

  • A variety of dining options, including restaurants L'Etoile, Le Grill and La Veranda
  • Onboard leisure activities at the Piano Bar, Le Grand Salon and La Palette Lounge
  • The relaxing Algotherm Spa and Fitness Center
  • Internet Center
  • Pool and Pool Bar
  • Watersports marina – offering direct access from The Gauguin to the ocean – with complimentary paddle boarding and kayaking in select ports, weather permitting
  • Extensive optional shore excursion program
  • Onboard PADI dive program and certification (additional charge)


An All-Inclusive Experience:

With one crew member for every 1.5 guests, the highest level of personal attention is assured aboard any m/s Paul Gauguin voyage and discerning guests will feel welcomed and pampered in every situation. This rigorous dedication to comfort and well-being is gracefully expressed in every detail of the guest experience both onboard and off, including:

  • Complimentary day on Paul Gauguin Cruises private islet, Motu Mahana, off the coast of Taha'a, featuring snorkeling, watersports, lunch barbecue with full bar service, floating bar, and gracious Polynesian hospitality
  • Complimentary use of an exclusive, private white sand beach in Bora Bora* 
  • All shipboard meals, in your choice of venues
  • Complimentary 24-hour room service or in-room dining
  • Complimentary beverages including select fine wines and premium spirits, soft drinks, bottled water, coffee, and tea served throughout the ship
  • Butler service in categories B and above
  • In-room refrigerator replenished daily with soft drinks, beer, and bottled water
  • Well-being, vegetarian and vegan selections, and special dietetic menus upon request
  • Lecture programs by local experts and a variety of special guests
  • Complimentary use of snorkeling equipment
  • All onboard gratuities included
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the ship

*Subject to availability as conditions allow. When unable to call there, we will be offering a tender to the pier and a free shuttle to Matira Beach, the island’s award-winning public beach that features restaurants, public facilities and shopping. Voted #1 in the best things to do in Bora Bora by U.S. News & World Report, Matira Beach boasts powdery white sand, waters in a thousand shades of blue, and is wonderfully uncrowded.


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m/s Paul Gauguin Fact Sheet

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Paul Gauguin Cruises has been honored by notable names in the travel and lifestyle industry for our award-winning luxury voyages which some deem the world’s best cruises. To view our awards, please visit our Awards & Accolades section.

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