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Paul Gauguin Announces a New Year’s Sale



BELLEVUE, WASH. – January 8, 2019 – Paul Gauguin Cruises (, operator of the highest-rated and longest continually sailing luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific, the m/s Paul Gauguin, announced a New Year’s Sale with savings of up to $2,900* per person off cruise-only fares for select 2019 voyages when booked by February 28, 2019.


Two 7-night itineraries qualify for these cruise-only savings, on these select voyages:


Tahiti & the Society Islands (7 nights):

•        February 16; March 2, 2019 – now from only $4,045 $3,045 per person

•        February 23, 2019 – now from only $4,395 $3,295 per person

•        March 30; April 27, 2019 – now from only $4,345 $3,295 per person

Society Islands & Tahiti Iti (7 nights):

•     May 18; June 1, 2019 – now from only $4,345 $3,295 per person


Air packages to Tahiti from Los Angeles or San Francisco are available for purchase through Paul Gauguin Cruises. Guests also have the option of booking their own flights to Tahiti through Air Tahiti Nui from Los Angeles, or United Airlines or French Bee from San Francisco.


On The Gauguin, nearly 70% of suites and staterooms offer balconies. Dining experiences include L’Etoile, which showcases an array of culinary creations expertly prepared each evening. The ship’s other two dining venues, La Veranda and Le Grill, serve breakfast and lunch. At night, signature dishes designed by French celebrity chef Jean-Pierre Vigato are offered in La Veranda, and Polynesian specialties are served poolside at Le Grill.


Les Gauguines and Les Gauguins—a troupe of Tahitian entertainers—provide enriching experiences of the destinations throughout each voyage. The Gauguin features expert lecturers on each voyage and special guests on select sailings conducting presentations on topics ranging from the history of the South Pacific to conservation, culture, marine life, and the wonders of coral reefs. A luxurious spa, fitness center, watersports marina, and expansive outdoor decks with chaise lounges and a pool are also available aboard The Gauguin.


One of the highlights of each sailing is exclusive access to Motu Mahana, the cruise line’s private islet off the coast of Taha’a where guests can enjoy sunbathing, swimming, snorkeling, kayaking, Polynesian activities, a full-service bar, a floating lagoon bar, and a delicious barbecue. In Bora Bora, guests can enjoy complimentary access to a private, white-sand beach with beach volleyball, sunbathing, snorkeling, paddleboarding, and refreshments.


For additional information on Paul Gauguin Cruises, please contact a Travel Professional, call 800-848-6172, or visit


*All fares are cruise-only, in US dollars, per person, based on double occupancy in lowest stateroom category available, and reflect promotional savings, are for new bookings only, are subject to availability, and must be booked by February 28, 2019. Air packages from Los Angeles and San Francisco are available for purchase from $1,600 per person. Offer may be combined with applicable 3rd guest in stateroom offer but may not be combinable with other offers. Port, security, and handling charges of $149 per person are additional. Additional terms and conditions may apply. Call for details. Ship’s registry: Bahamas.



About Paul Gauguin Cruises

Owned by Pacific Beachcomber S.C., French Polynesia’s leading luxury hotel and cruise operator, Paul Gauguin Cruises operates the 5+-star cruise ship, the 332-guest m/s Paul Gauguin, providing a deluxe cruise experience tailored to the unparalleled wonders of Tahiti, French Polynesia, and the South Pacific. Paul Gauguin Cruises has been recognized by notable publications in travel and lifestyle and was voted “#2 Midsize-Ship Ocean Cruise Line” by readers in the Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards 2018†. The line was also recognized as one of the “Top Small Cruise Lines” in the Condé Nast Traveler 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards and is honored on the publication’s 2018 “Gold List.” Paul Gauguin Cruises was also selected as “Best Small-Ship Cruise Line” in Global Traveler’s Leisure Lifestyle Awards in 2016, 2017, and 2018, and received top honors as the “#1 Cruise Line for Honeymooners” in BRIDES Magazine’s 2017 Honeymoon Awards and was listed in the publication’s “Top All-Inclusives” in the 2018 Honeymoon Awards.