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and group dinners. Paul Gauguin Cruises MinimumAge: One year Children’s Programs: Extensive Babysitting: No Tickets: http://www.cruisecompete.com/lines/paul_gauguin_cruises.html Overview

Luxury comes in many forms aboard the Paul Gauguin, which was built to sail the shallow waters of French Polynesia and can access ports unavailable to larger vessels. It is the only cruise ship that sails year-round itineraries in the Society, Tuamotu, and Marquesas Islands. A recent $7 million refurbishment included enhancement of the dining experience and spa offerings. All staterooms have an ocean view, marble baths, full-sized tubs and showers, refrigerators stocked with soft drinks and mineral water, and complimentary mini-bar setups. Almost seventy percent of staterooms have private balconies. The passenger-to-crew ratio of 1.5:1, with 332 passengers and 217 crew, makes for excellent, personalized service. Crew members know the islands very well and share that knowledge with passengers, as do the archeologists and marine biologists who sail each cruise. There is no regimentation and no formality aboard the Paul Gauguin. Dining is open seating in three restaurants: L’Etoile, which has a French Art Deco style; La Veranda, a modern venue with both indoor and outdoor seating; and Le Grill, located near the pool, which offers a buffet and open-air dining. As the cruise price is all-inclusive, complimentary wine is served at dinner. The ship has a retractable water sports platform, so guests can kayak, paddle board, or windsurf. It also has a pool, spa, and fitness center, as well as a lounge (entertainment and lectures). Wifi hotspots are available throughout the ship, though Internet access incurs an extra charge. Dress is as relaxed as the atmosphere: Casual attire by day and elegant resort wear by night—men in trousers and shirts with collars (not golf shirts) and skirts or slacks with blouses for women. On Tahitian Night, women are encouraged to wear pareos and men to wear Polynesian shirts. Announcements are made in English and French. On the Paul Gauguin, though the average age of passengers is 50+, you’ll also find honeymooners, young professionals, and retirees. During school vacations, families with children will be on board. The line attracts guests from all over the world. The Paul Gauguin is best for affluent travelers who want a luxury experience in Tahiti, the South Pacific, and Southeast Asia with a line that specializes in the area. Destinations Tahiti and the South Pacific Minimum Age Paul Gauguin Cruises is unable to accommodate infants less than one year of age. Babysitting Babysitter services are not available. Pregnancy Policy Paul Gauguin Cruises is unable to accommodate women past their sixth month of pregnancy. Children’s Programs Paul Gauguin Cruises offers a unique program that introduces young travelers (ages 7–15) to the extraordinary natural wonders of French Polynesia through direct, hands-on, interactive experiences with marine and island ecosystems. Offered in partnership with Te mana o te moana conservation foundation the program offers children to discover and value the natural wonders of this

Policies subject to change without notice, always check with your travel agent regarding pregnancy policies and children age policies prior to booking your cruise.

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