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Wind Spirit Cruise Review to South Pacific - Tahiti

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4.5 out of 5
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Wind Spirit

11 Night Tahiti And The Tuamotu Islands (Papeete Roundtrip)

Sail date: November 21, 2019

Ship: Wind Spirit

Cabin type: Oceanview

Cabin number: 211

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

French Polynesia is drop dead gorgeous and Windstar service and food is the best we ever encountered. If you love water sports e.g. snorkeling, diving, jet ski, beaches, this is for you.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Easy, no hassle

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Food at all restaurants was excellent. Outside dining at Candles during sail away not to be missed. Picnic on motu for lunch In Tasha and dinner/show on motu in Bora Bora was amazing

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Small ship, so no shows and small pool, fitness center.

Entertainment

3 out of 5
Only had a duo playing music in the evening. Most guests go to sleep early and rise early for the fabulous daytime activities in and around the islands.

Children's Programs

This ship is not ideal for small children

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Excellent service...personnel got to know us by name right away.

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
Overall very good.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Comfortable size...lots of storage.

Ship tip

Shore excursions were pricey...book private excursions online

Ports of call

Papeete, Tahiti

3 out of 5
Busiest and dirtiest island. Booked a half-day 4x4 tour of the inner island with the hotel. Suggest you extend your stay and take ferry to Moorea and book hotel there. Moorea is beautiful and less crowded.

Fakarava, Tuamotu Archipelago

4 out of 5
Booked private excursion with Ato Blue Lagoon Tour. Highly recommend. Fakarava is a flat island with beautiful beaches and water

Rangiroa, French Polynesia

4 out of 5
Did a one hour snorkel tour at coral garden. Visited Josephine's and watched Drift snorkelers in Tripura pass. Not much else to do I’m Rangiroa.

Taha'A, Society Islands

5 out of 5
Wonderful drift snorkel in the morning, then beach bbq lunch on private motu with the ship. Great!

Raiatea, French Polynesia

4 out of 5
Kayaking on the Faaroa River was very enjoyable

Bora Bora, French Polynesia

5 out of 5
Booked private tour with Moana Adventure Tours on day 1. Jet Ski in the am took us all around the island...turquoise water was just amazing. Lunch at Bloody Mary's, then Shark and Stingray Tour in the pm. Fabulous. Day 2 went to private Motu during the day with the ship and then dinner and Polynesian show in the evening on private motu. Amazing

Huahine, French Polynesia

5 out of 5
Beautiful Island. Booked all day private tour...Marc's Combo Island Tour and Motu Picnic. 4x4 Visits vanilla and pearl farm, sacred eels, then private motu lunch and afternoon snorkeling. Highly recommend.

Moorea, French Polynesia

5 out of 5
Beautiful island. We did ship's Dolphin excursion with Dr. Poole. Educational and saw schools of dolphins from a distance. Didn’t love this tour. We went back to Moorea after cruise and booked jet ski and ATV tours with Moorea Activity center which were excellent.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
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