The exclusively chartered Five-Star m.v. Tere Moana epitomizes intimate small ship cruising and can dock in ports inaccessible to larger vessels. Accommodating 90 passengers, the ship entered service in 2013 under new ownership following a multimillion-dollar refurbishment, and its operator, Paul Gauguin Cruises, received the award for Top Small Ship Cruise Line from the readers of Travel + Leisure in its 2014 World’s
Best Awards.

Travel in style and Five-Star comfort while enjoying the benefits afforded by small ship cruising—exemplary service and sophisticated settings—without the long lines and other inconveniences of larger ships.

Eight of the Five-Star, spacious, ocean-view accommodations have private verandas. Each Stateroom features a large picture window, private marble- and teak-appointed bathroom with shower, one queen bed or two twin beds, in-suite complimentary beverages, luxurious European linens and amenities, individual climate control, robes, cotton slippers, satellite television, safe and hair dryer. Complimentary welcome flowers and fruit are provided in each Stateroom upon arrival.

Complimentary nonalcoholic and alcoholic beverages are served throughout the cruise. The elegant L'Etoile dining room and La Veranda restaurant accommodate all guests at a single, unassigned seating, and an attentive staff serves international cuisine featuring fresh local ingredients. Early-risers’ coffee, buffet breakfast, buffet lunch, afternoon tea and dinner are served daily. Enjoy indoor or outdoor dining in La Veranda for breakfast and lunch. Dinner is served nightly in the L'Etoile dining room, with a menu featuring two-star Michelin chef-designed signature dishes. Complimentary room service and vegetarian and wellness meal options are available.

The inviting and spacious public areas are tastefully appointed and include a large lounge, where a program of enriching lectures is held, two bars, a comfortable library with computers, wireless Internet hotspots, spa, fitness center, boutique and outdoor swimming pool.

The m.v. Tere Moana’s English-speaking crew provides courteous, professional service and sails with an onboard physician. There is one crew member for every 1.5 guests. The ship has an elevator.

Ship Specifications
Officers and Crew: European/Polynesian (60)
Language: English/French
Suites and Staterooms: 45
Accommodations Size: 161 to 205 square feet
Length: 330 feet
Width: 46 feet
Built: 2012/2013

The m.v. Tere Moana is featured in:

Trade Routes of Coastal Iberia

Rivieras and Islands


Veranda Stateroom

Dining room


La Veranda restaurant

Pool and sun deck

The above Deck Plan is Thomas P. Gohagan & Company's generally used configuration.
Deck Plans may vary slightly by individual travel program.

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