Only the six-star m/s Paul Gauguin offers a pure, authentic experience of French Polynesia. ms Paul Gauguin was designed specifically for sailing the idyllic islands of the South Pacific year round. Thanks to her intimate size, she can navigate through the narrow passes of the barrier reefs and around shallow sandbars. With one of the highest space ratios at sea, the Paul Gauguin features spacious suites and staterooms, of which nearly 70% have a private balcony, and many comfortable public areas! The watersports marina offers a Zodiac for optional diving adventures, as well as a choice of complimentary activities such as kayaking and windsurfing and snorkel gear guests can borrow. The Paul Gauguin offers exquisite cuisine with three open-seating dining venues and 24-hour room service. The atmosphere onboard radiates the warmth of the Polynesian spirit through the beloved troupe of Les Gauguines - part cruise staff, part entertainers, part storytellers - these ladies add to the unique personality of your voyage. Paul Gauguin features: 332 guests, 100% Ocean view accommodations, nearly 70% with balconies, Suites and staterooms from 200 square feet including balcony, 1:1.5 crew-per-guest ratio - among the highest at sea. A choice of 3 dining options: L'Etoile - International a la carte menu, La Veranda - indoor/outdoor breakfast and lunch, as well as reservations only French bistro for dinner, and Le Grill - casual al fresco poolside dining, serving breakfast, lunch and South Pacific inspired cuisine for dinner. Well being and vegetarian selections and special dietetic menus upon request.