The vessel

Aranui

The mixed cargo ship aranui 5 for your polynesian cruise

Aranui 5 is a custom-built, dual-purpose passenger/freighter ship designed to offer all of comforts of a cruise liner, while operating as a supply ship. Aranui 5 is classified as a small vessel, accommodating approximately 230 passengers in 103 cabins.

With eight different guest decks, the interior decor reflects the Polynesian heritage of her owners and crew. The ship features a restaurant where all the meals onboard are served in a casual setting; one lounge; two conference rooms, where guest lecturers will offer presentations on various topics related to the Marquesas; three bars, including the Sky Bar with sweeping panoramic views; an outdoor swimming-pool; a boutique; a spa; a gym and the first tattoo studio at sea.

Passenger accommodations range from Premium exterior staterooms, of which more than 90% have a private balcony; to Standard exterior staterooms with a picture window or porthole; and Class C, shared dormitory style cabins with occupancy for four or eight people. Aranui 5’s registry is France and thus sails under French pavilion. As such, she operates under the strictest building and safety guidelines, including the requirements of international SOLAS (Safety of Life at Sea) regulations and the French Coast Guard (CCS).

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Vessel particulars

Vessel particulars:
  • Flag: France
  • Length: 126 m. Breadth: 22 m. Draught: 5.2 m. 
  • Cruising speed: 15 knots
  • Propellers: 2
  • Freight: 3000 tons
  • Capacity: 230 passengers – 103 cabins
Facilities:
  • 1 dining room
  • 1 spacious lounge & 2 conference rooms
  • 3 bars including 1 panoramic bar (Skybar)
  • 1 fitness room/gym
  • 1 outdoor swimming-pool
  • 1 shop, 1 library, 1 spa, 1 tattoo studio
  • 2 lifts
Cabins and Suites:
  • 38 Staterooms with porthole including 30 Double Staterooms of 11 sqm, 2 Single Staterooms and 6 Quadruple Staterooms.
  • 28 Deluxe and Superior Deluxe from 13 to 14.5 sqm with a 4 sqm balcony. Capacity of two adults. 
  • 31 Suites from 18 to 22 sqm + balcony from 4 to 12 sqm (including 2 Junior Suites without balcony and 1 Junior Suite with balcony). Capacity for up to three adults.
  • 1 Presidential Suite of 41 sqm with a 12 sqm balcony. Capacity for two to three adults.
Dormitories:
  • 4 dormitories of 4 persons with porthole
  • 1 dormitory of 8 persons with porthole
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Cabins and suites

1. Standard Cabin

Lower deck - 2, Main deck - 3, Boat deck - 5, Sun deck - 8

This 11 m² outdoor cabin with porthole has a large double bed or 2 single beds and a private bathroom with shower and hairdryer.

2. Standard quadruple cabin

Lower deck - 2

This four-bed cabin, 17 m², has a large double bed, two bunk beds and a private bathroom with shower and hairdryer. The displayed...

3. Standard single cabin

Lower deck - 2

This 9 m² cabin with porthole has a single bed and a private bathroom with shower and hairdryer.

4. Standard cabin obstructed view

Boat deck - 5

This outdoor cabin of 11 m² with obstructed porthole has a bed in large double bed or 2 single beds, a bathroom with shower and h...

5. Deluxe

Pool deck - 7, Sun deck - 8, Sky deck - 9

This 13 m² outdoor cabin with a private balcony of 4 m² has a bedroom with a large double bed or twin beds, a bathroom with show...

6. Superior Deluxe

Main deck - 3, Upper deck - 4, Sun deck - 8, Sky deck - 9

This 15 m² outdoor cabin with a private balcony of 4 m² has a bedroom with a large double bed or twin beds, a bathroom with show...

7. Dormitory

Upper deck - 4

The dormitory has 5 units: four units of 13 m² each that can accommodate four passengers per unit with two lower berths and two u...

8. Dormitory - class C - 8 beds

Upper deck - 4

This category of dormitory style accommodation has a space of 27 m² with 8 bunk beds, a living room, two bathrooms with shower an...

9. Junior Suite with Balcony

Pool deck - 7

This 16 m² outdoor cabin with a 4 m² balcony has a bedroom with a large double bed or twin beds, a bathroom with shower and hair...

10. Junior suite without balcony

Veranda deck - 6

This 19 m² outdoor cabin without balcony but with large windows has a bedroom with a large double bed or twin beds, a bathroom wi...

11. Premium suite

Veranda deck - 6, Pool deck - 7

This outdoor cabin of 19 m² with private balcony of 4m² has a bedroom with a large double bed or twin beds, a living room equipp...

12. Royal suite

Veranda deck - 6, Pool deck - 7, Sun deck - 8

This outdoor cabin of 22 m² with private balcony of 9m² has a bedroom with a large double bed and a living room with a sofa bed ...

13. Royal suite view obstructed

Boat deck - 5

This outdoor cabin of 22 m² with private balcony of 9m² has a bedroom with a large double bed and a living room with a sofa bed ...

14. Presidential suite

Sky deck - 9

Composed of three individual rooms of 41 m² interior area and a private balcony of 12 m², this outdoor cabin has a separate bedr...

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Deck plans of the mixed cargo ship aranui 5

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Virtual Visits

Swimming pool

Bar veranda

Reception & shop

Double stateroom

Quadruple stateroom

Single stateroom

Deluxe

Superior deluxe

Premium suite

Royal suite with obstructed view

Presidential suite

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