Lagoon 52

©Greg Le Bacon

Tahiti, Moorea, Bora Bora, Huahine, Raiatea, Taha'a

Catamarans / 5 cabins

Solea, Lagoon 52 is a luxurious and contemporary private sailboat catamaran based in the island of Raiatea (Society Islands). It has great sailing performances with a slender line that will make it possible for you to discover all the islands that make up our wonderful destination in total privacy and ultimate comfort.

The catamaran features:

  • 5 double air-conditioned cabins with individual en suite bathrooms
  • A spacious living room
  • 3 outdoor relaxation spaces: one in the front cockpit with the trampoline, one in the back cockpit and the third one on the upper-deck with its sunbathing area on the fly bridge

Onboard, you will experience a professional, discreet and personalized service.
Your guide / captain will lead you safely to sumptuous places for which French Polynesia is renowned.
Your hostess / chef will prepare exquisite cuisine fitting your taste.
The crew members will share with you their knowledge and expertise about the islands, to guarantee your cruise is a personalized, unique and unforgettable experience.

Key information
Destinations: Solea, Lagoon 52 Grande Croisière is based in the island of Raiatea, and is available for charters in the Society Islands. There are different itineraries to choose from.
Charter cruise duration: 4 days / 3 nights or 7 days / 6 nights
Availability: All year round
Specifications
Length: 15 m / 52 ft
Number of cabins: 5
Total guests: 2 to 10
Cabin configuration: 5 doubles
Total crew: 2 (Hostess-Chef, Guide-Captain) for 2 to 7 guests onboard
3 (Hostess-Chef, Guide-Captain and a Deckhand) for 8 to 10 guests onboard
Dining: All meals are included (except for the lunch on embark / debark days) – All drinks come at extra cost. Nespresso coffee machine available onboard (coffee capsules come at cost) – On any 7-day itinerary 2 dinners are to be taken ashore and are at clients’ expense.
Recommended itineraries

Nomade îles sous le vent (Raiatea – Taha’a – Huahine – Bora Bora)

Day 1:

Raiatea to Taha'a

Upon arrival at Raiatea Airport, you will be welcomed and transferred to Marina Apooiti, the home base for Solea, Lagoon 52. There, you will meet the crew and receive a briefing on your seven-day cruise, then sail one hour across the lagoon to Taha’a.
You will first stop at Motu Mahaea for swimming, snorkeling, and kayaking, or you may choose to add scuba diving. Dinner will be served on board.

Day 2:

Taha'a to Huahine

Following breakfast, you will start your sail to Huahine. During these 3 to 4 hours of sailing, you can try your luck at line fishing off the small yacht. Visit the main village of Fare where you will find a variety of cafes, restaurants, and shops.
Continue to Hana Iti. Lunch will be served on board. You will then sail to Avea Bay, which is known for its pristine white sand beach. Dinner will be served on board, or at an extra charge, at the Relais Mahana (Polynesian, French and Chinese cuisine). You will moor here for the night.

Day 3:

Huahine Lagoon

After breakfast, visit the old village of Parea by dinghy with your skipper. Lunch will be served on board. You may also choose to add an optional 4x4 island tour. The excursion lasts approximately 4 hours and takes you to see fruit plantations, the sacred blue-eyed eels, and ancient marae.
You will return to Fare Village at the end of the afternoon. Dinner will be served on board. You will moor here for the night.

Day 4:

Huahine to Taha'a

Following breakfast, you will sail 3 to 4 hours to Taha’a. During this voyage you will have another chance to line fish off the boat. Arrive at the Bay of Faaha and enjoy a complimentary visit to a vanilla plantation where you can buy some vanilla to take home. Lunch is served on board.
Sail to Motu Tau Tau where you can stroll, swim and explore the coral garden. Weather permitting, the day will end with a magnificent sunset behind the neighboring island of Bora Bora. Dinner is served on board.

Day 5:

Taha'a to Bora Bora

After breakfast is served on board, you will sail 3 to 4 hours to Bora Bora, at which point you can relax and enjoy the view or have another chance to line fish. Upon your arrival at Motu Topua in Bora Bora, you will have the opportunity to snorkel, kayak, and swim. Lunch will be served on board.
Next, you will sail to Pofai Bay and visit the village of Vaitape. This is where you will find shops, restaurants, banks, an Internet café, and the post office. Upon your return, dinner will be served on board, or at an extra charge, at the famous Bloody Mary's, known for its seafood specials and island atmosphere.

Day 6:

Bora Bora Lagoon

Begin your day with breakfast on board, then set sail along the string of motus surrounding Bora Bora. You can choose to add a visit to the Lagoonarium, a natural aquarium where you can interact with sharks, stingrays, turtles, and a myriad of colorful fish. Lunch will be served on board.
In the afternoon, you may choose to visit the Deep Ocean Spa at the InterContinental Resort & Thalasso Spa, and to book a range of facial and body treatments. Dinner will be served on board or at an extra charge, at famous 7-table restaurant La Villa Mahana where the chef is a graduate of the renowned Bocuse Institute of Lyon. The restaurant can be booked months in advance so make sure that you request your table as early as possible.

Day 7:

Bora Bora Lagoon

Begin your final day with breakfast on board. You will then set sail toward your final destination, Motu Piti. You will disembark before lunch or by 1pm at the latest.
This itinerary includes a visit to a vanilla farm, to a pearl farm and snorkelling at a coral garden.
Free activities
  • Dinghy with outboard engine
  • 2 stand up paddle boards
  • 2 kayaks
  • 2 floating hammocks
  • Snorkeling gear
  • Fishing rod
Other activities & Services
You can add a “private scuba-diving” option with instructor and equipment aboard.
Our Opinion

French Polynesia is a unique combination of lush tropical islands and white-sand beaches. Each island has its own colors and hidden treasures, and there is no better way to discover those while experiencing an unmatched taste of freedom, elegance and style, than on a luxury boat like Solea, a Lagoon 52. 
With her modern design and elegance, she will give you a complete freedom, the control of your activities and especially a great intimacy. You will be the only guest onboard with an exclusive service by the crew members. Ideal for a stay with family or friends!