Paul Gauguin Cruises - Awards & Accolades

The longest continually sailing luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific, the m/s Paul Gauguin has become one of the most highly awarded ships at sea.

2010 Reader’s Choice Award from Porthole cruise magazine for “Best South Pacific Itineraries”

“Gold Magellan Award Winner”
m/s Paul Gauguin wins Gold Magellan Award in the small ship category by Travel Weekly (2010)

One of the World’s Top-Rated Luxury Cruise Ships

“Top 3 Small Luxury Cruise Ship” Condé Nast Traveler, Reader’s Poll (2009)

“Five Plus Stars Rating”
Stern’s Guide to the Cruise Vacation (2009)

“Highest-Ranked Small Luxury Cruise Ship”
Condé Nast Traveler, Readers’ Poll (2008)

“Top 80 Cruise Ships in the World”
Condé Nast Traveler, Reader’s Poll (2007)

One of the “Top Ten Best Small Ships”
Condé Nast Traveler, Reader’s Poll (2007)

#2 Best Small Cruise Ship
Condé Nast Traveler, “Best in the World” Readers’ Choice Awards (2004)

#1 Best Cruise Ship
Condé Nast Traveler, “Best in the World” Readers’ Choice Awards (2003)

One of the “World’s Top-Rated Small Ships”
Condé Nast Traveler, Readers’ Awards (10 years in a row, since 1998)

“Five Ribbon Rating”
Cruise Critic (2004, 2003)

Top-Rated for Romance

2010 Editors' Picks Awards Winner
Best for a Second Honeymoon

“Top Luxury Cruise” “Top Romantic Ship”
Cruise Critic, Editor’s Pick (2008, 2004)

“Best For Couples”
Cruise Critic, Editor’s Pick (2008)

“Best Spa” “Most Romantic Luxury Ship Afloat”
CruiseMates, Editors’ Picks (2004, 2002)

“Most Romantic Ship at Sea, Luxury category”
The Total Traveler Guide to Worldwide Cruising (2003)

Accolades for Our Cruise Experience
“Best Luxury Cruise”
Travel Weekly, Readers’ Choice Awards (2007, 2006, 2005, 2004)

“Best Staterooms”
CruiseMates, Readers’ Poll (2004)

“Best Food” “Best Shore Excursions”
Cruise Critic, Cruisers’ Poll (2004, 2003)

Award-Winning Itineraries

“Best South Pacific Itinerary”
Porthole, Readers’ Choice Awards (2007, 2006)