BELLEVUE, Wash., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Paul Gauguin Cruises (www.pgcruises.com), operator of the highest-rated and longest continually sailing luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific, the m/s Paul Gauguin, and the 88-guest m/v Tere Moana, releases its new Voyages by Gauguin 2015 Collection brochure.
The brochure features 52 voyages by the cruise line's two deluxe small ships, which both offer an elegant yet casual ambiance, luxurious accommodations, gourmet dining, trademark Polynesian hospitality, and extraordinary all-inclusive value. Fleet distinctions, dining venues, entertainment, activities, destination guides, deck plans, and sailing schedules are also highlighted.
For 2015, 7- to 14-night voyages are offered on both ships, with The Gauguin sailing in French Polynesia, Tahiti, and the South Pacific, and The Moana offering voyages in Europe, the Caribbean, and Latin America.
New itineraries on The Gauguin include a 10-night Roundtrip Fiji voyage visiting Lautoka, Viti Levu, Fiji; lle des Pins, New Caledonia; Noumea, New Caledonia; IIe de Lifou, New Caledonia; Tanna Island, Vanuatu; Port Vila, Vanuatu; and Lautoka, Viti Levu, Fiji, departing October 31, 2015, with cruise fares from $5,445 per person, including airfare from Los Angeles.
The Gauguin will also be featuring its most popular itineraries in 2015: the 7-night Tahiti & the Society Islands; 10-night Society Islands & Tuamotus; 11-night Cook Islands & Society Islands; and 14-night Marquesas, Tuamotus & Society Islands. Other highlights include 12- and 13-night Fiji, Tonga, Cook & Society Islands voyages.
In 2015, The Moana offers a new 7-night Roundtrip Venice, Italy (Reunion Cruise) with visits to the Croatian ports of Spilt, Dubrovnik, Korcula, Vis, Hvar, and Rovinj, along with the Slovenian port of Piran, departing August 1, 2015, with cruise fares from $3,995 per person. A returning favorite on The Moana is the Istanbul, Turkey, to Athens, Greece, voyage with visits to Ҫanakkale, Turkey; Kusadasi, Turkey; Patmos, Greece; Rhodes, Greece; Santorini, Greece; Delos, Greece; and Mykonos, Greece, departing June 27, 2015, with cruises fares from $4,195 per person. Also available is a Lisbon, Portugal, to Barcelona, Spain, voyage with visits to Portimao, Portugal; Gibraltar, United Kingdom; and Seville, Motril, Ibiza, and Palma de Mallorca in Spain, departing August 22, 2015, with cruise fares starting at $3,995 per person. The reverse itinerary is also available departing September 19, 2015, with cruise fares starting at $4,195 per person.
The Moana will again sail the Caribbean and Latin America in the winter months. Highlights include Colon, Panama, to Philipsburg, St. Maarten, voyages visiting: Cartagena, Colombia; Oranjestad, Aruba; and Les Saintes, F.W.I. The 8-night voyage also includes a visit to St. Barts, F.W.I., and departs March 20, 2015, with cruise fares from $3,495 per person. The December 12, 2015, departure is a 7-night reverse itinerary with cruise fares from $2,845 per person. Two transatlantic cruises are also available between Philipsburg, St. Maarten, and Lisbon, Portugal, a 14-night voyage departing April 4, 2015, with cruise fares from $2,095 per person, and a 13-night voyage departing November 29, 2015, with cruise fares from $1,945 per person.
In the Caribbean, The Moana offers a 7-night Roundtrip Philipsburg, St. Maarten, itinerary visiting: Tortola, B.V.I.; Jost Van Dyke, B.V.I.; Virgin Gorda, B.V.I.; Basseterre, St. Kitts & Nevis; Les Saintes, F.W.I.; and St. Barts, F.W.I., departing March 28, 2015, with cruise fares from $3,145 per person.
Also available on The Moana is a 7-night Colon, Panama, to Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica, voyage visiting: Portobelo, Panama; Panama Canal evening transit; Panama City, Panama; Isla de Coiba, Panama; Golfito, Costa Rica; Quepos, Costa Rica; and Isla Tortuga/Curú Wildlife Reserve, departing December 19, 2015, with cruise fares from $4,145 per person. The Moana's 7-night Roundtrip Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica, voyage visits Isla Gamez, Panama, along with the Costa Rican ports of Golfito, Drake Bay, Isla del Cano, Quepos, and Isla Tortuga/Curu Wildlife Reserve, departing December 26, 2015, with cruise fares from $4,145 per person.
Paul Gauguin Cruises is extending savings of 50% off standard cruise fares on all voyages of both ships, plus included airfare from Los Angeles on m/s Paul Gauguin itineraries. Past guests of Paul Gauguin Cruises will enjoy additional savings of 5% off final cruise fares on all sailings.
To order the Voyages by Gauguin 2015 Collection brochure, please contact a Travel Professional, call 1-800-848-6172, or view it at www.pgcruises.com/e-brochure.
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, the South Pacific, and Southeast Asia. It is one of the top exclusive charter and incentive group venues in the industry and has completed more than 570 South Pacific cruises, serving more than 176,250 guests, including more than 15,000 honeymooners, since its inaugural sail in 1998. The Gauguin's accolades include recognition as "Top Small-Ship Cruise Line for Families" in Travel + Leisure's 2013 "World's Best Awards" and one of the "Top 20 Small Cruise Ships" in 2013 for the 15th year in a row by readers of Condé Nast Traveler.
In December 2012, the m/v Tere Moana began sailing under the Paul Gauguin Cruises banner after completing a multifaceted renovation and offers voyages in the Caribbean, Latin America, and Europe. At 330 feet long and 46 feet wide, The Moana has a draft of 11.5 feet and accommodates 88 guests with a staff of 62. In 2013, The Moana received "Best New Small Ship" and "Best Way to See the Greek Isles" in Cruisereport.com's Editors' Choice Awards.
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