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Windstar Tahiti (Papeete) Cruise Reviews

Windstar
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Tahiti (Papeete)

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71 Windstar Tahiti (Papeete) Cruise Reviews


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waggie1856

3 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

17 Days in Paradise

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Quick back round. This was our 37 cruise, the 6th to Tahiti, once on Princess, 2 on Oceania, 1 on Wind Star and 1 on Holland America. This 17 days on Wind Spirit were far and away the best for the following ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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janetglas

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Perfect in every way, except the weather!

Everything about this cruise was perfect except for the weather. December is apparently the rainy season, something I didn't realize when I booked. So be warned. It didn't ruin the experience, but more sun and less ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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elklemi

12 Reviews Written

52 Helpful Votes

Wonderful

This was my second Wind Star cruise and like most always wanted to experience Tahiti since I was a boy and Mutiny on the Bounty. Luckily I have a friend who lives in San Diego (Carolyn) and she also wanted to go so ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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loripars

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Amazing

My husband has always wanted to go to Bora Bora and our travel agent told us of this spectacular way to see Bora Bora and French Polynesia. We weren’t disappointed. The Wind Spirit ship and crew are equally as ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Ditsyblitzy

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Faultless! A wonderful cruise!

We had been on a cruise with 600 passengers and decided it wasn’t for us. Wind Spirit has only 130 passengers and 100 crew and our experience was so different - we loved it. The crew was charming, helpful, ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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cortbaker

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Magical French Polynesia cruise

We booked this cruise to celebrate our 40th anniversary. This is our third Windstar cruise in the past 5 years and it was amazing. 140 passengers, 102 crew members that spoiled us for 11 days. Our trip included ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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LoveAllInclusive

5 Reviews Written

112 Helpful Votes

Terrific Tahiti, Glad We Sailed It on Windstar

This was our 7th WindStar cruise (over the last 14 years) -- the 4th on one of their sailing ships. We'd talked to lots of fellow cruisers over the years and asked what they'd recommend for seeing Tahiti, and ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Popnz

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Fantastic

The windspirit, windstar cruise was brillant. Ive been on about 7 cruises and this surpassed them all. What a great way to see six islands in seven days without hassles of unpacking, travel time and moving. The ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Idahospud48

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Absolutely Delightful

We spent our 25th anniversary on Moorea 27 years ago and decided it was time to revisit our memories. We had never been on a smaller ship and decided this was the way to see the other islands. It didn't ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Fearless Bystander

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

ABSOLUTELY THE BEST!

We had sailed on the Wind Star in Costa Rica a few years ago and were impressed. The Wind Spirit experience was even better. At the end of the cruise, the disembarking guests were hugging the crew members, ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Indybeachgal

4 Reviews Written

33 Helpful Votes

Amazing Cruise in Beautiful Polynesia!

La Ora Na! Just returned from a dream-like 10-night Tahiti & Tuamotu Island Wind Spirit Cruise. A trip to French Polynesia has been on my bucket list for many years and the time was right to celebrate our 30-year ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Petoonya

3 Reviews Written

34 Helpful Votes

Magical Wind Spirit in French Polynesia

17 nights on Wind Spirit in French Polynesia was the cruise of our lifetime. The ship, food, staff and amenities were perfection, and our clothes were wet with tears having to disembark. The staff literally knock ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Shivlink

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Indian food

We had the pleasure of attending a private Indian wedding as set up on this cruise The Indian food menu was “out of this world” and the chef-Nilesh -truly went above and beyond to present us with delicious ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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ccriticyombo

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Awesome Cruise

We enjoyed the small ship atmosphere with a limited number of guests we felt like we actually go to know people and crew. It felt like we were on a big yacht complete with sails! The food was excellent with buffet ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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SpringValleyCarol

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

MISREPRESENTED-Ship NEVER SAILED! (French polynesia)

This was advertised as a "sailing" ship," filling its sails with the tradewinds of Tahiti" in every advertisement, and we fell for it. As experienced sailors on a 40' sailboat, San Diego to Hawaii and back, ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Setep

1 Review Written

30 Helpful Votes

Absolutely Fantastic Week on Windspirit

After researching the best way to see the islands of Tahiti my wife and I settled on a cruise as the best way to travel through the islands and also get to stay at and explore one of our dream destinations...Bora ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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U of M

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise

We always wanted to go to Tahiti / Bora Bora and we decided that a cruise would be the best way to see the most islands. We would highly recommend the Windstar Wind Spirit. We took a 7 day cruise and loved it. We ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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stektee630

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Birthday Celebration

My husband and i took this special cruise to french polynesia for my 60th birthday celebrations. We had a wonderful time and the service was good however it was not impeccable nor outstanding. I was expecting a ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Slarrabee

1 Review Written

25 Helpful Votes

One of the Most Fun Trips We Have Ever Taken

Windstar has been on my radar for awhile. We are pretty adventuresome travelers and not big cruise people but theidea of a sailing yacht exploring the iskands in French Polynesia sounded like fun. After a rough year ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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CLCruzer

7 Reviews Written

35 Helpful Votes

What it would feel like to sail aboard a private sailing yacht!

March 22 through 1 April 2018 This is a cruise for you if you ever wondered what it would be like to sail aboard a private sailing yacht through the South Pacific paradise. HITS: - Sailing on a four mast ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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ShoeguyI

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

A Wonderful Cruise

We did some research and chose Windstar over Paul Gauguin Cruises for our visit to Tahiti and French Polynesia. We included the flights from LAX, hotels, and transfers. The cruise was excellent and exceeded our ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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Lifesaboat

1 Review Written

17 Helpful Votes

A great first experience with Windstar

We are fairly new to ocean cruising. We have been on several river cruises in Burma, Vietnam, Assam and India. Our only 'big ship' experiences have been with Princess Cruises out of Sydney. Both of these ships were ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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boandalice

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Not So Tahitian Cruise

If you are seeking a cruise with Tahitian culture, history and dancing, this one is not for you. We have taken two other Polynesian cruises and the crews were Polynesian. We learned a lot about the islands and their ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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Dipsylee

11 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

Beautiful 11 night cruise

The South Pacific was number one on our bucket list, so we gave ourselves this cruise for our 45th anniversary. It lived up to our dreams! Windstar was the perfect way to see these islands. The service was great, ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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Andrew Sabin

1 Review Written

19 Helpful Votes

Incredible experience: Dreams of Tahiti, Nov. 16-23, 2017

From the time we boarded the Wind Spirit until we disembarked 7 days later, we thoroughly enjoyed everything about this experience. The islands, the sky and the ocean, of course, are beautiful. But the ship, our ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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