BELLEVUE, Wash., July 16, 2015 /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, debuts its 2016 Tahiti, French Polynesia & the South Pacific brochure.
The 60-page brochure showcases a variety of dream cruises in exotic destinations aboard The Gauguin and can be viewed online. Itineraries, cruise schedules, maps, highlights, and fares are detailed. Fleet distinctions, dining venues, private retreats, entertainment options, special occasions, activities, shore excursions, pre- and post-cruise hotel programs, the air/sea program, deck plans, and general information are also highlighted.
The Gauguin's 2016 sailings feature its most popular voyages and showcase a host of exquisite islands with white-sand beaches, aqua lagoons, mist-laden mountains, and warm Polynesian culture. Itineraries include: 7-night Tahiti & the Society Islands; 10-night Society Islands & Tuamotus; 11-night Cook Islands & Society Islands; and 14-night Marquesas, Tuamotus & Society Islands.
New for 2016 is a Tahiti, the Society Islands & Tuamotus voyage that features a visit to two Polynesian archipelagos in just one week on a unique itinerary. The sailing departs and returns to Papeete, Tahiti, and calls on Huahine, Society Islands; Fakarava, Tuamotus; Rangiroa, Tuamotus; and Taha'a (Motu Mahana), Bora Bora, and Moorea in the Society Islands. The February 6, 2016, sailing's cruise fares start from $5,345 per person and include roundtrip airfare from Los Angeles.
Paul Gauguin Cruises will also be offering a special 11-night Society Islands & Tuamotus voyage on December 3, 2016, which includes two days at the line's private island paradise of Motu Mahana. The sailing departs and returns to Papeete, Tahiti, and visits Huahine, Society Islands; Taha'a (Motu Mahana), Society Islands; Bora Bora, Society Islands (overnight); Fakarava, Tuamotus; Rangiroa, Tuamotus; Taha'a (Motu Mahana), Society Islands; and Moorea, Society Islands (overnight). Cruise fares start from $5,845 per person and include roundtrip airfare from Los Angeles.
Designed specifically to sail the pristine lagoons of these islands, The Gauguin provides an up-close, authentic experience of the South Seas and offers an elegant yet casual ambiance with luxurious accommodations, gourmet dining, trademark Polynesian hospitality, and extraordinary all-inclusive value. On sailings in Tahiti and French Polynesia, guests also receive complimentary access to Paul Gauguin Cruises' two exclusive retreats. Off the coast of Taha'a lies the islet of Motu Mahana for enjoying a day of watersports, Polynesian activities, a sumptuous barbecue feast, and cocktails from a floating bar. In Bora Bora, guests can relax on a private, white-sand beach and enjoy refreshments, a game of volleyball, and snorkeling in crystal-clear waters.
Paul Gauguin Cruises provides extraordinary value in luxury cruising and is currently offering savings of 50% off standard all-inclusive cruise fares on all 2016 voyages, plus included roundtrip airfare from Los Angeles on itineraries on The Gauguin. Past guests of Paul Gauguin Cruises enjoy additional savings of 5% off final cruise fares as a member of the Paul Gauguin Society.
For a complimentary copy of the 2016 Tahiti, French Polynesia & the South Pacific, please contact a Travel Professional, call 800-848-6172, or visit www.pgcruises.com.
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. The Gauguin's accolades include recognition as one of the "Top 20 Small Cruise Ships" in 2013 for the 15th year in a row by readers of Conde Nast Traveler. The m/v Tere Moana offers voyages in the Caribbean, Latin America, and Europe, accommodating 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. Most recently, Paul Gauguin Cruises was honored in Travel + Leisure's World's Best Awards 2015, ranking #2 in the category of "World's Best Small-Ship Ocean Cruise Lines." The cruise line also holds the distinction of "#1 Small-Ship Cruise Line" and "#1 Small-Ship Cruise Line for Families" in Travel + Leisure's 2014 World's Best Awards.
For additional information on Paul Gauguin Cruises, please visit www.pgcruises.com.
Paul Gauguin Cruises
Vanessa Bloy, Director of Public Relations
SOURCE Paul Gauguin Cruises