French-style luxury cruising
Discover the treasures of the land by sea on a luxury cruise with Ponant. Sail on board luxurious yachts that are built on an intimate, human scale. French crew, expertise, attentive service, gastronomy: set sail in a five-star environment and enjoy a travel experience that is simultaneously authentic and sophisticated.
For over 25 years, Ponant’s luxurious ships have been calling in mythical ports and little-known anchorages only accessible to smaller ships. As the leading provider of high-end expedition cruises, Ponant also offer sunny short breaks in the heart of the Mediterranean, cruises along the Celtic shores, and stunning trips to the faraway islands of the Pacific.
Each of Ponant’s ships has its own individual personality and they all encapsulate the art of cruising “à la française”. Enjoy Ponant’s “Elegance, Emotion and Authenticity” and welcome aboard! Relish chic cruising without the crowds and experience the comfort of a private cruise on board a choice of seven ships, all of an intimate size, ranging from between 64 to 226 guests. And during your cruise, you can take the opportunity to discover exceptional sites, coming close to landscapes which are so often inaccessible to large vessels.
Le Ponant is a refined and efficient three-masted sailing yacht, boasting 32 staterooms. A sleek thoroughbred private yacht, Le Levant has 45 staterooms. Get carried away aboard expedition ship Le Diamant which has 113 staterooms.And two new state-of-the-art ships, Le Boréal, Le Soléal and L’Austral, all have 132 staterooms and suites and a range of itineraries; Le Lyrial 122 staterooms and suites. Ponant’s new limited-capacity yachts Le Champlain and Le Laperouse both boast just 92 cabins and suites, offering you a truly unique cruising experience
Aboard all the vessels, you will find a spacious and uncluttered environment where you can relax. Have fun within a casually elegant atmosphere, without formalities. Relish exquisite dining with French and international cuisine, with complimentary wines included at lunch and dinner. Gastronomy, an essential element of French culture, is naturally high on the agenda aboard Ponant ships. Fresh products, carefully selected ingredients, beautiful presentation and talented chefs create outstanding cuisine for you to enjoy.
Many extras are included – all meals while on board, mineral water, tea, coffee, wines served during lunch and dinner, evening entertainment and events, baggage handling from pier to ship and vice versa. And crew members, all versed in elegant discretion, will see to it that you enjoy a welcome that will make your cruise with Ponant a unique and memorable experience.
From Ponant, the only French cruise line
For more information about luxury cruises with Ponant, contact us on 01923 284148 or send an email to [email protected]. We will be delighted to be of service.