Tahiti Cruises


An Extraordinary Voyage.
Experience Paradise by Sailing Ship.


It’s a match made in heaven, this. You on your pristine white cruise ship, sails billowing, and these islands, so impossibly colorful, like a box of crayons gone mad. Wind Spirit is as at-home among Tahiti’s deserted motus and shallow lagoons as a tiare flower, and just as beautiful, furled or unfurled. Bliss knows no bounds. The sand massages your feet, warm water welcomes you like an old friend, ambition falls away as you watch the sun etch palm fronds on the beach. This is a place that is easy to love, difficult to leave, as so many before you have discovered. Come. Experience Bora Bora, Moorea, Fakarava, and other exotic Tahiti destinations you only dream about.

 

Papeete to Papeete - 8 Days

Tahiti doesn’t have to be just a dream with our convenient Air + Hotel package. If you haven’t seen one Tahitian island, let alone six, now is your perfect opportunity aboard a boutique sailing ship with only 148 guests. Depart from Los Angeles (LAX) and set foot in Tahiti in only eight hours. Stay at the elegant Intercontinental near the city center and shopping with its gorgeous turquoise lagoon and panoramic views of Moorea and soak in the island paradise. Then, step aboard Wind Spirit, a sailing ship that takes you to the most serene destinations in French Polynesia.

Experience intimate harbors, crystal-clear coves, and pristine white sands massaging your every step. The Society Islands invite you to discover their own distinct magic. Hop ashore to the enchanted landscapes of Moorea, or explore Raiatea’s lush forests and black pearl farms. Melt into the warm lagoons surrounding the exquisite peaks of Bora Bora. Relax on board as your ship glides into small bays other cruise ships can’t reach and drops anchor in shallow waters teeming with schools of tropical fish. Jump into a beautiful palm-fringed lagoon from the Watersports Platform. Or simply unwind on deck, enjoying paradise and endless pampering. This is how Tahiti was meant to be seen.

What's Included?

• Roundtrip air to Papeete from Los Angeles
• 1 night pre-cruise accommodation at the Intercontinental Tahiti Resort in Papeete
• 1 day room post-cruise at the Intercontinental Tahiti Resort in Papeete available to you from 1 p.m. until your transfer to the airport
• Full use of the hotel grounds including the pool, beach, loungers, spa, restaurants and shower/changing rooms
• Transfers from the airport to the hotel and ship
• Breakfast and Wi-Fi pre-cruise

Wind Spirit: Air + Hotel Packages must be booked at least 60 days prior to your cruise date. Please check with your travel advisor or Windstar Cruises for availability.

Minimize hassles and enjoy seamless South Pacific vacation conveniences when you combine your Windstar Tahiti cruise with airline and hotel in this complete package. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) and in just eight hours you’ll check in at the open-beamed lobby of the InterContinental Resort Tahiti. This package includes hotel stays prior to and after your cruise aboard Wind Spirit, allowing ample time to relax in the landmark hotel lagoon and shop in nearby Papeete. Your transfers between the airport, hotel and Wind Spirit are overseen by staff, so you focus on experiencing the sights and sounds unique to Tahitian island life.
 
After boarding Wind Spirit you’ll set a leisurely course for the lush Tuamotu and Society Islands, snorkeling amid brightly colored fish and harmless black-tipped sharks in Fakarava’s Blue Lagoon, floating in a glass-bottom boat above vibrant parrot fish and turquoise Napoleon fish off the coast of Rangiroa, and mastering the art of drift snorkeling among the coral and swirling currents near Tahaa. Inhale heady aromatic fragrances of a vanilla drying stall on Huahine. Explore pearl farms on Raiatea and harvest your own Bora Bora black pearl prior to fruity rum cocktails with Chevreffes—shrimp cooked in vanilla-infused coconut milk—and other extraordinary South Pacific cuisine during memorable overnight stays in Raiatea and Bora Bora.

What's Included?

 
• Round trip air to Papeete from Los Angeles
• 1 night pre-cruise accommodation at the Intercontinental Tahiti Resort in Papeete
• 1 day room post-cruise at the Intercontinental Tahiti Resort in Papeete available to you from 1 p.m. until your transfer to the airport
• Full use of the hotel grounds including the pool, beach, loungers, spa, restaurants and shower/changing rooms
• Transfers from the airport to the hotel and ship
• Breakfast and Wi-Fi pre-cruise
• Wi-Fi post-cruise
• Airline taxes and fuel surcharge

Papeete to Papeete - 7 Days

A graceful sailing ship is the perfect way to experience the true wonder of Tahiti. We’ll let the trade winds fill our sails as we visit one legendary island after another, with plenty of casual time to swim and snorkel in crystal-clear lagoons, meander through lush rainforests, and experience the fascinating Polynesian culture from tikis to tiare flowers.

Complimentary Destination Discovery Event • Bora Bora: Celebration Festival

Papeete to Papeete - 11 Days

On our 10- or 11-day voyage in French Polynesia, experience one of earth's most beautiful - and most rare - places. Fakarava, with an ecosystem so diverse it has been named a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. We will let the trade winds of French Polynesia, which have enticed sailors for centuries, fill the sails of Wind Spirit as we sail through the windward and leeward Society Islands to the serene natural beauty of the Tuamotu Islands, where pristine atolls and crystal lagoons welcome you to a hidden paradise.

Complimentary Destination Discovery Event • Bora Bora: Celebration Festival

Lautoka to Papeete - 15 Days

Tahiti’s Society Islands warmly welcome you to the South Pacific with sunny beaches, shopping and the spirited city of Papeete before you set off to Bora Bora for world-class snorkeling in crystal-clear lagoons (don’t forget your camera and underwater casing). Get a taste of the Cook Islands in Rarotonga—an up-and-coming foodie destination and natural playground boasting palm-studded white-sand beaches, lush jungle forests and the sparkling waters of Muri Lagoon. One of the smallest countries in the world, Niue charms visitors with its friendly locals, pristine beaches, coral reefs and mystical caves. Discover Savusavu, “the hidden paradise of Fiji,” with abundant waterfalls, hiking trails, rainforests and beautiful black pearls. The shabby-chic main street features eclectic watering holes, a bustling market, and lively restaurants. Explore Suva, the capital of Fiji, with its broad streets, majestic British colonial buildings, farmer’s market, lush, green parks and multicultural cuisine. The Fijian finale of Lautoka, nicknamed Sugar City for its plentiful sugar cane, offers a stroll down tree-lined streets to see colonial homes, experience outdoor markets and absorb the cheerful culture. Be sure to save time for a relaxing mud pool bath or a visit to Nadi Temple.

Start your journey through Melanesia in lovely Lautoka, Fiji with a visit to Nadi Temple or the South Sea Orchid Garden followed by a relaxing mud pool bath before diving into the crystal clear waters of Yasawa-I-Rara Island. Upon arriving in Port Vila, the capital of Vanuatu, sink your teeth into fresh seasonal fruit at Mama’s Market, feel the mist of Mele Cascades waterfall, hit beautiful Jade Beach, or hop on the boat to Tranquility Island to visit the Hawksbill Turtle Sanctuary. The adventure continues at Lifou’s Jokin Cliffs and Jinek Beach in New Caledonia. This fossilized coral atoll is the center of traditional Melanesian culture. “The Closest Island to Paradise,” Ile de Pins, was once a penal colony and is now appreciated by all for it’s turquoise waters full of colorful coral, white-sand beaches, and tall native pine trees. Alas the journey concludes in Noumea, the World War II headquarters for the U.S. military in the South Pacific. The capital of New Caledonia, Noumea offers magnificent beaches and incredible views from its string of beautiful bays.

Begin your adventure on the sunny beaches of Papeete then set sail for the crystal-clear lagoons of breathtaking Bora Bora. Rarotonga is an up-and-coming foodie destination with white-sand beaches skirted by palm trees, dense jungle forests and inviting waters in Muri Lagoon. Niue charms visitors with its friendly locals, pristine beaches, coral reefs and mystical caves. Escape to the remote port of Vava’u, Tonga where unspoiled waters  with visibility exceeding 100 feet offer snorkelers and divers encounters with manta rays, turtles, spinner dolphins. Discover Savusavu’s energetic waterfalls, rainforests and exotic black pearls. Suva offers a change of pace with multicultural cuisine, broad streets, and bustling farmer’s market. In Lautoka, experience more outdoor markets and a mud pool bath. In Port Vila, Vanuatu don’t miss Mele Cascades waterfall, Jade Beach and a visit to the turtle sanctuary. Take time to relax at Lifou’s Jokin Cliffs and Jinek Beach in New Caledonia. This fossilized coral atoll is the center of traditional Melanesian culture. Mare is known for its turquoise waters full of colorful coral, white-sand beaches, and tall native pine trees. Your amazing voyage concludes in Noumea, the World War II headquarters for the U.S. military in the South Pacific with magnificent beaches and incredible views from its string of beautiful bays.

Singapore to Papeete - 59 Days

Iconic ports are punctuated by hidden gem ports on this 59-day voyage through the South Pacific. Snorkel and swim your way from Polynesia to Australia and Bali delighting in the sapphire lagoons of Bora Bora, Rarotonga, Tonga and Ile de Pins while you encounter manta rays, turtles, spinner dolphins and visibility exceeding 100 feet. Discover diverse cultures from traditional Fijian villages with East Asian influence to Australia’s Aboriginals and Java’s mountain dwelling Tengger people who are said to be descendants of the Majapahit princes. Sample local curry, French fusion, fresh fish ceviche and earth-oven baked banana pudding. Erupt with excitement witnessing volcanoes such as Mount Bromo, Mount Batur, and Krakatoa. Cross the Coral Sea en route to Australia where you’ll cruise the Great Barrier Reef—one of the world’s seven wonders. Wildlife lovers prepare to be amazed in Loh Liang, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and Biosphere Reserve that is home to nearly 6,000 Komodo dragons. After adventures in Indonesia, extend your stay in Singapore to visit the UNESCO Botanic Gardens, Little India, and Chinatown before toasting a Singapore Sling to the trip of a lifetime.

Lautoka to Papeete - 22 Days

Tahiti’s Society Islands warmly welcome you to the South Pacific with sunny beaches, shopping and the spirited city of Papeete before you set off to Bora Bora for world-class snorkeling in crystal-clear lagoons (don’t forget your camera and underwater casing). Get a taste of the Cook Islands in Rarotonga—an up-and-coming foodie destination and natural playground boasting palm-studded white-sand beaches, lush jungle forests and the sparkling waters of Muri Lagoon. One of the smallest countries in the world, Niue charms visitors with its friendly locals, pristine beaches, coral reefs and mystical caves. Discover Savusavu, “the hidden paradise of Fiji,” with abundant waterfalls, hiking trails, rainforests and beautiful black pearls. The shabby-chic main street features eclectic watering holes, a bustling market, and lively restaurants. Explore Suva, the capital of Fiji, with its broad streets, majestic British colonial buildings, farmer’s market, lush, green parks and multicultural cuisine. The Fijian finale of Lautoka, nicknamed Sugar City for its plentiful sugar cane, offers a stroll down tree-lined streets to see colonial homes, experience outdoor markets and absorb the cheerful culture. Be sure to save time for a relaxing mud pool bath or a visit to Nadi Temple.

Papeete to Papeete - 17 Days

Ideal for anyone who can’t get enough of Tahiti, this unique cruise features twice the visits to ports, so you have double the opportunities to see and experience what you love, and you can do all the things you passed up during your previous stop. It’s a top tropical pick among romantic couples, active divers and anyone in love with everything under the sun among countless blue Pacific lagoons. Dive or snorkel among vibrant and dizzying schools of tropical fish and friendly dolphins in the massive lagoon of Rangiroa, the second largest coral atoll in the world. Visit and learn about oyster pearl farming at the Anapa Pearl Farm on the west coast of Tahaa near Raiatea. Skim the turquoise Pacific waters off the coast of Bora Bora on a WaveRunner personal water craft as your guide leads you on a tour that circumnavigates the entire island, giving you expansive views of the steep jungle slopes of Mount Pahia and Mount Otemanu from all sides. Whether this is your first visit or the continuation of a lifelong obsession with this idyllic tropical archipelago, this Tahitian cruise offers double the fun, relaxation and romance.

Start your journey through Melanesia in lovely Lautoka, Fiji with a visit to Nadi Temple or a relaxing mud pool bath before diving into the crystal clear waters of Yasawa-I-Rara Island. Upon arriving in Port Vila, sink your teeth into fresh seasonal fruit at Mama’s Market, feel the cleansing mist of Mele Cascades waterfall, take a swim at beautiful Jade Beach, or head to the Hawksbill Turtle Sanctuary. Excitement ensues on the approach to Tanna, where Mount Yasur erupts daily, wild horses roam free, and untouched underwater caves await curious snorkelers. Take in the aromatic Mucaweng Vanilla Plantation of Lifou and the outrigger-style pirogues of Ile de Pins. Before embarking on your journey across the Coral Sea, spend the day exploring Noumea, New Caledonia, the World War II headquarters for the U.S. military in the South Pacific. Then sit back, relax and feel the calming rhythm of life at sea with no interruptions. Reconnect with yourself and your companions on sea days crossing the Coral Sea before exploring Cairns, Australia. Plan extra time to wander the Cairns Esplanade, explore the Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park, discover Daintree National Park, and experience the magnificence of the Great Barrier Reef.

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