Spa & Fitness Facilities
With its unrivalled approach to spa and beauty and services tailored to the needs of each individual guest, the award-winning Carita spa is the ultimate refuge. Services available include massage, aromatherapy, reflexology, body wraps, skin care therapies, exfoliation, facials and other beauty treatments. The Paul Gauguin also has its own fitness centre with Stairmasters, treadmills, Lifecycles and weights.
The Paul Gauguin has its own onboard casino, where pulses run high as guests enjoy the selection of games available.
Nowhere else is the French 'art de vivre' – the art of living – more evident than in the sensory pleasures of moveable feasts. On board the Paul Gauguin, guests will enjoy some of the finest food in the South Seas - all accompanied by generous glasses of select wine, compliments of the house.
In L'Etoile, classic furnishings and fluted shell lighting are reminiscent of some of the best Parisian establishments and delectable fine French cuisine with a Polynesian accent will be artfully presented.
At Le Grill, the atmosphere is informal - breakfast is served buffet style and you can choose from a selection of grilled dishes, salads and fresh tropical fruits for lunch. In the evening, Le Grill is transformed into a cozy indoor/outdoor eating area serving specialities from the Grill.
La Veranda has floor to ceiling windows and offers both indoor and outdoor seating, and its refined atmosphere makes it a delightful place for breakfast and lunch. At night, La Veranda is transformed into an elegant bistro serving the finest french Cuisine and wines.
Well-being, vegetarian selections and special dietetic menus upon request are available.
Watersports are considered to be a highlight of the Polynesian experience. The Paul Gauguin has its own specially designed retractable watersports platform which allows guests to descendto sea level where they can make use of windsurfs, kayaks, try some waterskiing or set out on a diving expedition. The ship has its own experinced dive master and offers a SCUBA certification programme on board.
The ship's elegant Piano Bar provides a warm and relaxing atmosphere.
La Palette Lounge
By day, La Palette is a spectacular observation lounge at the top of the ship. By night, the lounge is transformed into a stunning nightclub, with a Parisian chanteuse and dancing on the indoor/outdoor dance floor.
Relax in comfortable loungers by the side of the Paul Gauguin's outdoor pool. Drinks and food from the Grill are also served here.
Le Grand Salon
In the evenings, Le Grand Salon is home to some stunning entertainment. Performances range from an electrifying Polynesian show featuring the arts of the islands to the soaring acappella harmonies of himene songs. Another performance may feature a thrilling demonstration of ote'a - a complex line dance accompanied by drums telling the ancestral legends of the Polynesian people. There is also the opportunity to learn how to dance in true Polynesian style from the wonderful Gauguines performers.