Ponant takes you to visionary destinations and secluded ports only obtainable to small capacity ships.
They offer the pleasure of French-inspired cuisine in a cozy environment - a considerate service where no attention to detail is spared - and cherished moments of relaxation on board luxurious yachts of character.
Ponant combines elegance and intimacy, with priority given to authentic experiences, emotions and the ongoing quest for excellence.
With a fleet of 5 vessels, Ponant allows for choice. Le Ponant: 32 staterooms, a refined and efficient three-masted sailing yacht; Le Boréal, L’Austral and Le Soléal: three sublime 132 staterooms and suites yachts; and our last vessel, Le Lyrial: fourth sister-ship of 122 staterooms and suites.
Ponant offers to you exclusive cruising without the crowds: experience the comfort of a private cruise onboard vessels of an intimate size, exclusive to between 64 to 264 guests.
They offer an alternative to many other traditional cruise lines: discover the world with French chic and elegance.
Each of Ponant's cruise ships has elegant and uncluttered interiors, delight in the fun and casual elegance on board without the formalities. Crew members, all versed in elegant discretion, will see to it that you enjoy a welcome that will make your cruise a unique experience. You will savor an exquisite dining with French and international cuisine, with complimentary wines included at lunch and dinner.
During your cruise aboard one of their ships, discover exceptional sites and come close to landscapes so often inaccessible to large ships. Enjoy also seminars with international experts, passionate about their subjects, giving a further dimension to the sights you see.
In May 2011, l'Austral joined PONANT's fleet. This superb mega-yacht with 132 cabins is the resul......