Paul Gauguin Cruises Unveils Wedding Ceremony And Renewal Of Vows Packages

Guests Can Celebrate Their Love on the Private Islet of Motu Mahana or on Bora Bora in French Polynesia

Paul Gauguin Cruises

Paul Gauguin Cruises now offers wedding ceremony and renewal of vows packages at Motu Mahana, the cruise line's private islet off the coast of Taha'a, or at the InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa. 

Couples sailing on The Gauguin can celebrate their love in a romantic setting amid the turquoise lagoons and exotic islands of French Polynesia. Two optional packages offer these exclusive features:

Motu Wedding Ceremony or Renewal of Vows*

  • Private Polynesian Blessing Ceremony on Motu Mahana 
  • Congratulatory letter from the Captain 
  • Invitation to dine with the Captain or Hotel Director 
  • In-stateroom celebratory bottle of Champagne 
  • Reception cake and box of chocolates 
  • Heis (crowns of flowers) 
  • Deluxe flower arrangement 
  • One 8"x10" photo portrait

The Motu Wedding Ceremony or Renewal of Vows package is $315. 

Bora Bora Wedding Ceremony or Renewal of Vows at Thalasso*

  • Bride's arrival at the chapel on a traditional outrigger canoe ride through the lagoonarium   
  • Tahitian blessing by a local priest, at the InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa's air-conditioned chapel with glass floors showcasing the lagoon below, and splendid views of Mount Otemanu 
  • Flower leis for the bride and groom 
  • Tapa certificate with the couple's Polynesian name 
  • 2-course lunch at the resort 
  • Love lock to attach to a palm tree in the resort's Secret Garden of Love to seal and symbolize the couple's eternal love in Polynesian style 
  • Use of the resort's facilities after the ceremony 
  • Transfers

The Bora Bora Wedding Ceremony or Renewal of Vows at Thalasso package is $950. Guests can save $50 by combining it with the "Romantic Escapade" shore excursion or a pre- or post-cruise stay at InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa when arranged by Paul Gauguin Cruises.

Paul Gauguin Cruises also offers a gift registry for those celebrating a wedding, honeymoon, or other special occasions at

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