For those endeavoring to stay active and healthy while exploring enchanting destinations, Paul Gauguin Cruises offers a variety of wellness offerings while sailing the islands of Tahiti, French Polynesia, and the South Pacific.
The m/s Paul Gauguin’s dining venues offer gourmet cuisine including delicious vegetarian, light and healthy, gluten-free, and low-carb menus. Juice smoothies made from scratch with fresh fruit and vegetables are available each morning and quickly become a favorite way to start the day.
The Gauguin’s Deep Nature Spa by Algotherm offers an extensive menu of optional massages, skin care, and facial treatments. Signature Polynesian spa treatments include: Polynesian treat by Hei Poi, Bora Bora Deep Blue Massage, Tahitian Wave, and Monoi Massages by HeI Poi. Guests can also book relaxing overwater massages to enjoy on the line’s private islet of Motu Mahana.
The Gauguin’s fitness center is equipped with an assortment of fitness equipment, including Lifecycles, treadmills, stair climbers, and weight machines, and access is included in the cruise fare.
Polynesian-Style Fitness Classes
Les Gauguines and Les Gauguins, The Gauguin’s own troupe of Tahitian performers, host Polynesian activities throughout each voyage including traditional Tahitian dance classes, “Tamure Sunrise” Polynesian Zumba, and morning mile-long walks around the ship’s deck.
Guests can take a refreshing dip or swim in The Gauguin’s outdoor pool while enjoying stunning views of the islands.
The Gauguin has a retractable watersports marina and offers paddleboarding, kayaking, and windsurfing in select ports. Guests may also access complimentary snorkeling gear to use from island beaches.
Paul Gauguin Cruises has its own dive team, which provides PADI certification SCUBA diving programs and dive excursions to explore the lagoons. And The Gauguin is fully equipped with SCUBA diving equipment, an onboard practice pool, a tank-filling station, and two inflatable dive boats with ladders.
Private Beach Retreats
On all sailings, guests receive complimentary access to Paul Gauguin Cruises’ two exclusive retreats. Off the coast of Taha’a lies the islet of Motu Mahana, where they can enjoy a day of swimming, kayaking, snorkeling, Polynesian activities, and volleyball. In Bora Bora, guests can relax on a private, white-sand beach as well as delight in swimming, snorkeling, kayaking, paddleboarding, and volleyball.
Lecturing on the July 7, 2018, Cook Islands & Society Islands voyage is the best-selling inspirational author and awarding-winning speaker Tom O’Neil. He has helped a wide range of people from students to CEOs achieve their personal and professional goals through his best-selling books, motivational speeches, and one-on-one coaching. In his most recent book, “The One Percent Principle,” O’Neil reveals how making a one percent change in your behavior each day can dramatically improve your life and unleash your potential.
Guests can explore the islands by land and sea actively through hiking tours, e-biking, drift snorkeling, underwater walks, aquabike adventures, and golf.
For more information on Paul Gauguin Cruises, visit pgcruises.com.