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An authentic way of life

As soon as you will board the ship, you will be welcomed with colourful flower lei. You will be immediatly charmed by the legendary polynesian hospitality as the crew will sing traditional songs and play ukulele to celebrate your arrival.

Live a polynesian experience

Activities

Living on a boat will allow you to have an easy access to our sublime underwater environement. Meet the sting rays or the lagoon sharks (harmless) or take a kayak or a paddle board and admire the cristal clear waters. The discovery of Taha’a would not be complete without a land excursion. We will show you around a pearl farm and a vanilla plantation. You will then be able to understand the origins of these famous and sought products. Finally, you will have the opportunity to enjoy desert islets for privileged relaxing moments during the day or for a festive evening by a campfire.

Animations

All the crew members are proud of their traditions and culture. They will teach you ancestral technics during the cruise et you will also be able to express your creativity with cultural animations such as leaves weaving, traditional dancing or painting on pareos…

Evenings

During evenings, dances, songs and traditional drums will take place for joyful moments. You will be gathered around the crew to share the polynesian way of life and cheer their deep attachment to happiness and respect.

The discovery of tropical blends

The chef will create for you refined menus based on fresh and local products. A wine selection will be served to suit perfectly the different “saveurs”.

The polynesian gastronomy is very rich and the famous “polynesian raw fish” is one of the most famous meal. The chef will make you taste all the local specialities and may share with you his favorite recipes…
On board, fresh fruits coming from our islands will be daily served: pineapple, mango, pawpaw, the epicurians will enjoy an explosion of tropical tastes.

Meals will be served in the restaurant in a polynesian atmosphere or on a motu. Upon request, romantic dinners will be organized on the sundeck for an intimate moment under the starry sky.

The crew

The 13 crew members are 100% polynesian.  They will be at your entire disposal and will look after all your needs. They have been chosen for their attention to details in order you live exceptionnal moments onboard. The 13 Vahine and Tane will be happy to share with you their traditions and secrets.

Comfort

The Haumana welcomes onboard only 24 guests allowing the intimacy of small ships.

The facilities of the ship have been arranged to allow you high comfort during your cruise.

You will enjoy exciting experiences thanks to our kayak, paddle board or sorkeling equipment – or simply indulge yourself on the sundeck, reading a book chosen from the onboard library.