Awards & Accolades

Paul Gauguin Cruises has been honored by notable names in the travel and lifestyle industry for our award-winning luxury voyages which some deem the world’s best cruises. We are fortunate to be recognized for our top cruises including being voted “World’s Best Small-Ship Cruise Line” and “World’s Best Small-Ship Cruise Line for Families” by the readers of Travel + Leisure. Paul Gauguin Cruises has also received exceptional cruise reviews and accolades from our guests who thank us for providing the best cruises in the world. We invite you to sail with us and experience our top cruises.

USA Today

TopTen Awards
Best Small Cruise Ship #5
2021

LuxLife Magazine

Travel & Tourism Awards
Best South Pacific Cruise Experience Company of the Year
2021

LuxLife Magazine

Travel & Tourism Awards
Midsize Cruiseship Company of the Year
2021

Condé Nast Traveler

Gold List
The World's Best Cruises
2021

Travel Weekly

Reader's Choice Awards
Cruise Line Under 500 Berths Winner
2020

AFAR

Best French Polynesia Cruise Line
2020

The Trazees

Favorite Cruise Line
2020

Condé Nast Traveler

#4 Best Small-Ship Cruise Line

Reader's Choice Awards 
2020

Global Traveler

Best Small-Ship Cruise Line
Fifth Consecutive Year
2020

Travel + Leisure

#3 Midsize-Ship Cruise Line
2020

travAlliancemedia

Gold Travvy Award
Best Cruise Line Australia/New Zealand/South Pacific
2020

USA Today

#7 Best Ocean Cruise Line
USA Today 10Best Readers' Choice Awards
2020