Wind Spirit, Dreams of Tahiti ex Papeete Return

Cruise Line
Windstar Cruises
Ship
Wind Spirit
Cruise Departs
13 Jun 2019
Other Dates
Cruise Duration
7 Nights
Embark Ship
Papeete, Tahiti
Disembark Ship
Papeete, Tahiti
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Cruise Itinerary

DateActivityArriveDepart
13 Jun 2019
Papeete, Tahiti
06:00 PM
14 Jun 2019
Moorea, French Polynesia
06:00 AM 05:00 PM
15 Jun 2019
Raiatea, French Polynesia
08:00 AM overnight
16 Jun 2019
Raiatea, French Polynesia
06:00 AM
16 Jun 2019
Tahaa, French Polynesia
08:00 AM 05:00 PM
17 Jun 2019
Bora Bora, French Polynesia
09:00 AM overnight
18 Jun 2019
Bora Bora, French Polynesia
09:00 PM
19 Jun 2019
Huahine, French Polynesia
07:00 AM 05:00 PM
20 Jun 2019
Papeete, Tahiti
09:00 AM

All itineraries and ports of call at the discretion of the cruise line subject to local weather conditions and may change without notice.

7 Night Cruise sailing from Papeete roundtrip aboard Wind Spirit.

The trade winds of French Polynesia have enticed sailors for centuries – and now those same beautiful breezes 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. Visit Fakarava where rare species are found nowhere else on earth.

Detailed Itinerary:

Day 1 Papeete, Tahiti, French Polynesia
Relax on sunny beaches, sample Tahitian fare, and take in the effervescent spirit of the city. But whatever you do, save time — and luggage space — for shopping. Black pearls and colorful crafts fill the market and local treasures are so plentiful you’ll have trouble making your choices.

Day 2 Moorea, French Polynesia
Welcome to paradise, where your stunning surroundings soak up superlatives and call for more. In our stay here you’ll have plenty of time to do it all. Be sure to consider the opportunity to hone your photography talents on an optional tour of the island in the company of a professional photographer. Your choices here are endless. Hike the majestic Three Coconut Trail. Visit dolphins in their native habitat. Or spend your time swimming and kayaking from Wind Spirit’s Watersports Platform as we lay at anchor in these beautiful sapphire seas.

Day 3 & 4 Raiatea, French Polynesia
Raiatea, “The Sacred Island,” is located just across the lagoon from Tahaa and shares the same barrier reef. (Legend claims the two were a single island until a conger eel possessed by the spirit of a princess separated them.) It used to be the center of religion and culture in the Society Islands. Taputapuatea, on the southeast coast, was once the most important marae around, the place where kings from the neighboring islands would gather for important ceremonies. Uturoa, the main town, reminds some people of Papeete in its younger days with its quaint low-rise buildings. Raiatea is also home to the only navigable river in the islands, the Fa’aroa. Explore Polynesian history or climb Mount Temehani in search of the rare tiare apetahi flower, which grows only here.

Day 4 Motu Mahaea (Tahaa)
We will spend the day on a private island complete with swaying palm trees and white-sand beaches. Swim, snorkel and enjoy a variety of water sports in the crystal-clear waters. There will be a delicious barbecue lunch and tropical drinks waiting for you. Explore Tahaa with optional excursions to discover the vanilla plantations and sacred sites of the island.

Days 5 & 6 Bora Bora, French Polynesia
Our stay here allows plenty of time to capture the beauty in photographs — and you’ll want plenty. These stunning waters will show a different kaleidoscope of blue in each frame. You’ll have lots of options for exploration, whether you prefer the access provided by a 4-by-4, or the thrill of riding in the open air. Stretch out on stunning white-sand beaches, dive and swim in brightly colored seas, or sail among the tiny islands and lagoons. This is the stuff that dreams are made of.

Day 7 Huahine, French Polynesia
Anchor here in the place whose nickname is “Garden of Eden.” Take your time to explore the lush forests, the tropical landscapes, and the quaint villages to discover one of Polynesia’s best kept secrets. Here, at a slower pace, see a glimpse of the authentic South Pacific island lifestyle. Stop by the Maeva archaeological site and wander around the 150-odd marae (temple sites) and 400-year-old stone fish traps that are still in use And you’ll have your pick of the world’s best snorkeling once again.

Day 8 Papeete, Tahiti, French Polynesia
Relax on sunny beaches, sample Tahitian fare, and take in the effervescent spirit of the city. But whatever you do, save time — and luggage space — for shopping. Black pearls and colorful crafts fill the market and local treasures are so plentiful you’ll have trouble making your choices.

The Essence of Small Ship Sailing

The Wind Spirit is a sleek, 4-masted sailing yacht accommodating 148 guests. With four decks and a gross tonnage of 5,736, Wind Spirit feels like your own private yacht.

Wind Spirit features wide open, teak decks—quite unusual for small ships. Guests will find hidden nooks for private moments giving them a feeling of being on their own private veranda.

All staterooms have ocean views, queen beds, flat-screen TV with DVD player, and Bose SoundDock speakers for Apple iPods. The Owner’s Suite includes a sitting area.

Wind Spirit offers two primary dining venues. AmphorA restaurant offers gourmet, course-by-course cuisine in the evenings and Veranda restaurant offers casual buffet and full-service dining for breakfast and lunch. All dining is open seating. And, for dining under the stars, make a reservation for Candles which features steaks and skewers.

Wind Spirit amenities include: WindSpa, Watersports Platform, Casino, Lounge, Library, Pool, and Hot Tub.

Ship Profile & Stats

  • Length: 360 feet
  • Tonnage: 5,736 tonnes
  • Maiden Voyage: 1988
  • Refurbished: 2012
  • Passenger Capacity (dbl): 148
  • Crew Nationality: Indonesian/Filipino
  • Officer Nationality: Dutch/European
  • Dining Staff Nationality: Indonesian/Filipino
  • Ship Registration: Bahamas

Ship Amenities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Radio/Stereo
  • Electric Current 110 AC
  • Telephone
  • Flat Screen LCD Television
  • ipod nanos and bose sound docks
  • Wi-Fi Laptops available to check out
  • DVD Player

Ship Facilities

  • Veranda
  • Candles
  • AmphorA Restaurant
  • Signature Shop
  • Library
  • WindSpa
  • Fitness Centre
  • Swimming Pool
  • Pool Bar
  • Whirlpool
  • Lounge
  • Watersports Platform
  • Yacht Club Cafe (07 Feb 19 onwards)

Small Ships. Infinite Possibilities.

Step away from the crowds. Away from towering decks and a thousand people, or even more. Away from lines, from waiting, away from the whole idea of group travel.

Step into amazing places, relish intimate cultural experiences, and connect with the world, its people and yourself as only a small ship can help you do. This is your vacation, your own experience. As individual as you are.

Welcome to the world of small ship cruising — to Windstar’s graceful yachts, each one welcoming fewer than 300 lucky guests. With six beautiful yachts, Windstar gives you more true small ship choices than anyone in the world.

Every Windstar voyage starts with you. With a stateroom or suite that’s updated in classic contemporary style with your comfort in mind. With small, handcrafted shore excursions that take you closer and show you more. With legendary service that has been acclaimed the best on the seas.

Come away from the ordinary — come to the small ship world of Windstar.

Your Voyage Includes: *All meals in all venues *All non-alcoholic beverages *Welcome Cocktail at reception *Fresh fruit and flowers in stateroom *All onboard entertainment *Use of fitness facility *Use of watersports equipment *Port lectures and briefings *Transportation to most shore excursions

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