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Tahiti Luxury Cruise

Sep 5 - Sep 12, 2024

Papeete • Moorea • Raiatea • Motu Mahaea (Taha'a) • Bora Bora • Huahine • Papeete

Tahiti Luxury Cruise

Sep 5 - Sep 12, 2024

Papeete • Moorea • Raiatea • Motu Mahaea (Taha'a) • Bora Bora • Huahine • Papeete

Tahiti Luxury Cruise

Sep 5 - Sep 12, 2024

Papeete • Moorea • Raiatea • Motu Mahaea (Taha'a) • Bora Bora • Huahine • Papeete

Tahiti Luxury Cruise

Sep 5 - Sep 12, 2024

Papeete • Moorea • Raiatea • Motu Mahaea (Taha'a) • Bora Bora • Huahine • Papeete

Tahiti Luxury Cruise

Sep 5 - Sep 12, 2024

Papeete • Moorea • Raiatea • Motu Mahaea (Taha'a) • Bora Bora • Huahine • Papeete


Get all your information on Olivia's upcoming Tahiti Luxury Cruise.


About Our Destination
Climate
The average maximum daytime temperature in Papeete, Tahiti in September is a warm 80°F (27°C) with moderate heat & humidity. The average night-time temperature is usually a comfortable 66°F (19°C). Check www.weather.com for the most current weather.
Currency
The official currency of Tahiti is the French Polynesian Franc (XPF). Most of the tourist venues will accept U.S. bills and Euros, as well as major credit cards, but may give change in Polynesian Francs. We recommend that you use an ATM to get some Polynesian Francs while there, or exchange a few with a hotel if staying there a day or two prior. Taxis will accept U.S. dollars.
Languages
French, Tahitian, and English.
Health & Safety
Health & Safety
We highly recommend a COVID-19 vaccination, plus booster for this trip. We strongly encourage you take a COVID-19 test prior to leaving home for your trip to ensure you are COVID-negative. We will keep you updated with COVID protocols as we get closer to the trip date.To learn more about Windstar’s Health & Safety protocols, please click here.
Before Your Trip
Airfare Discounts
Save up to 15% on your airfare through our partner airlines. Please visit our airline discounts page for the most up-to-date information.
Cancellation Policy
Unexpected events can cause you to cancel your vacation. Because we are committed to this charter, we must strictly adhere to our cancellation policy as outlined in our Olivia Terms & Conditions.
2024 TAHITI LUXURY CRUISE
START DATE END DATE FEE
Cancellation 365 days or more prior to trip date
9/6/23 50% of trip cost
Cancellation 0-364 days prior to trip date 9/7/23 9/5/24 100% of trip cost (no refund)
Transfer funds are nonrefundable and nontransferable from the point of sale forward.
Celebrations – Birthdays, Anniversaries, Honeymoons and more
If you will have a birthday or other celebration during your vacation and have not already informed your Olivia Travel Consultant, please let us know as soon as possible, but no less than 90 days prior to the trip.  
You can register at Olivia Honeymoon Wishes for your honeymoon, anniversary, or other special celebration; browse through the selections and let your friends know just how easy it is for them to purchase a gift for you.
Connect with Other Guests – Join the Facebook Group
If you'd like to chat with people who are going on the trip, join Olivia's Tahiti Luxury Cruise Facebook Group.
Passport and Visa
You will need a passport that is valid for six months past the date of the trip. If you are not a U.S. citizen, please check with both your country’s consulate and the consulates of the countries we will be visiting to make sure that you do not need an entry visa or other additional documentation.
U.S. citizens do NOT need to get a visa ahead of time. If you are not from the U.S., please check with your consulate for proper Visa requirements.
Specific Needs – Dietary, Medical and Mobility
If you have any medical, mobility needs, or specific dietary requirements that you have not already advised your travel consultant. Please advise us of this information as soon as possible but no less than 90 days prior to the trip.
Travel Insurance
Olivia recommends that you purchase a travel protection plan to help protect you and your trip investment against the unexpected. Visit our Insurance page olivia.com/travel-insurance for more information.
For a travel insurance quote, more information or to purchase a protection plan, please call Olivia at 800-631-6277 and select option 1 for a travel consultant.
Vaccinations
Please check with your local Public Health Department or personal physician regarding immunization requirements for all countries on your itinerary. You may also check the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s website at: www.cdc.gov. Just click on “Traveler’s Health” followed by “Vaccinations.”
Travel and Arrival
Airports
You will need to fly into and out of Papeete, Tahiti (PPT). We encourage all passengers to arrive early to avoid the stress of unexpected delays.
Airfare Discounts
Save up to 15% on your airfare through our partner airlines. Please visit our airfare discount page for the most up-to-date information.
Flight arrival and departure times
Arrival: Please arrive to Papeete (PPT) no later than 3 pm on September 5, 2024 and make your way to the ship. All-aboard is 5 pm and all passengers MUST be on board no later than this time for sailing. We always recommend arriving on earlier flights or coming in a day early to avoid the stress of unexpected delays.
Embarkation and check-in on board will be available beginning at 1 pm. If you have an early morning flight arrival you have the following options:
  • Olivia will offer an optional Pre-Cruise Day-Room package in Papeete, Tahiti. Details will be announced approximately 8 months prior to the cruise. For details, please see the Vacations Stretchers tab for this trip.
  • There is luggage storage at the Papeete Airport which is open from 6 am-2 pm and 1:30 pm-11:30 pm. Or you may drop your luggage at the cruise ship pier any time after 10 am.
Departure: The ship will arrive to Papeete, Tahiti for disembarkation at 9 am on September 12, 2024. Please schedule your flight out of Papeete (PPT) no earlier than noon on September 12.
Transfers and Meeting up with Olivia
The Papeete Airport (PPT) is located 4 miles to the west of the cruise ship terminal. Taxis have government-regulated, fixed fare rates, and there is an additional surcharge for each piece of luggage.
Typically, a Taxi transfer to the ship from the airport will run approximately $25-$30 USD for the base fare, and an additional approx. $2.25 USD per piece of luggage. In the evenings, you may be charged an extra surcharge of $10-$15 USD.
Getting to Your Ship
Your ship, the Windstar Star Breeze will be docked at the port of Papeete, Tahiti. The port is located in downtown Papeete and is just 20 minutes away from the international airport of Papeete.
Luggage Allowances
While there is no luggage limit on the cruise itself, airlines often restrict (or charge) for excess baggage. Because each airline is different, and the regulations change over time, please check with your airline for baggage allowances.
During your trip 
What's Included?
  • Accommodations for 8 days/7 nights on the elegant Windstar all-suite motor yacht Star Breeze
  • All meals onboard the ship’s restaurants featuring gourmet fare, including 24-hour room service
  • Complimentary non-alcohol soft beverages including bottled water and specialty coffees
  • Welcome cocktails at reception
  • Unlimited use of Fitness Center
  • Unlimited use of all water sports equipment
  • Olivia’s signature entertainment and programming
  • Personalized Team Olivia assistance throughout
What’s Not Included?
Airfare, airport transfers, travel insurance, personal items, alcohol, specialty restaurants, spa services, salon services, telephone, internet, shore excursions, ship’s photos, medical attention, and other incidentals.
Accommodations
Dining Experiences—Restaurants and Room Service
Star Breeze 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. 24-hour room service is always available so you can enjoy dining in the comfort of your stateroom.
To enhance your dining experience, Olivia has created tables specifically for those guests who prefer to dine alcohol-free or with other Solo travelers.
24-Hour Room Service is available at no extra charge so that you may enjoy dining in the privacy and comfort of your stateroom.
Electricity
All staterooms are equipped with 110- and 220-volt electricity. These outlets are provided beside the dressing table mirror in your stateroom. Should you have several items to plug in at once, you may consider bringing a power strip.
Excursions
In each port we visit, an array of optional excursions are available, from snorkeling, scuba diving, jet skiing to swimming with sting rays, to 4-wheel driving and much more. You will be able to pre-book these in advance. More information on these will be in your final documents.
Gratuities
Gratuities are included as a portion of your NDAs. Gratuities are provided for your cabin steward, dining room steward, bus person, maître d’ and other-behind-the-scenes crew members. Tips to your local guides on excursions are not included, and are recommended. Below is a suggested guideline per person:
Local guide: half day—$5 / full day—$10
Bus driver: half day—$2-$4 / full day—$4-$6
Internet, Email, and Fax
Wireless Internet is available onboard for your laptop or iPad; minute plans are available. There is one computer station available. Pricing will be posted on board.
Laundry Services
Laundry and pressing service is available onboard. Check onboard for pricing.
Medical Services
There is an onboard infirmary. Medical services entail an additional fee.
Money: On-Board Purchases
All purchases made on the ship will be charged to your onboard account, which you create when you first check in. All charges will be billed in US dollars. Please check with the front office onboard for further details.
Phone
Each cabin has a phone which you may use to call cabin-to-cabin, and to the various onboard facilities. There is an additional fee to use this phone to call outside of the ship; cost is available on board.
Smoking policy
All indoor areas onboard, including cabins and verandas, are non-smoking, including vaping. Smoking areas in a few different public outdoor areas will be posted. We appreciate everyone’s cooperation to stay within the designated smoking areas for everyone’s comfort and safety.
Solos
Traveling solo? Be sure to attend the Solos Welcome on the first day. Here you will meet your Olivia Solos Coordinators who will share your Solos program for the week. We plan dozens of activities for our Solo travelers, including special designated Solos excursions in each port of call. In addition, we organize a special Solos dining area for all meals and reserve a section for the nightly shows. Before the trip, you can start to meet other solo travelers online by joining Olivia's Tahiti Luxury Cruise Facebook Group.
Spa Services
The onboard WindSpa offers facials, massages, and many other services for an additional fee.
After Your Trip
Disembarkation
All guests will be asked to disembark the ship by 9 am on September 12, 2024.
Transfers to the Airport
Transfers to the Papeete Airport can be purchased on board for the flights departing on September 12, 2024.
Vacation Stretchers
Please check our Vacation Stretchers tab for more information.


This trip requires a moderate level of mobility including walking on rocky, sandy, or uneven terrain, gentle hiking uphill, and getting in and out of tenders (smaller boats) on steep stairwells from the ship and beaches on shore. If you have limited mobility that requires assistance to move about the ship or go on any of the excursions you decide to take, you are required to travel with someone who can assist you.



Our Travel Consultants can be reached at USA or Canada: 800.631.6277 or International 415.962.5700, option 1.