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Le Ponant

Le Ponant Cruises 2013

Le Ponant

Le Ponant cruising

One of Le Ponant's cabins

One of Le Ponant's cabins

With her sleek lines, her decks extending along the full length of her 88 metres, her three masts reaching for the sky and her sails ready to take flight, Le Ponant captivates all who sail on her. There is no need to be an experienced sailor to embark on board this beauty. While passengers do not participate in the manoeuvres, the crew are always delighted to answer any of your questions. As on a private yacht, you will sail with a small group (64 passengers) of people who really love being at sea.

Following in the nautical tradition of three-masted sailing ships, Le Ponant will take you on a voyage of discovery. The ship capacity provides intimacy and convivial atmosphere to the cruise. The refined life on board, the welcoming charm of your cabin, the lounges and the restaurants setting are all invitations to relax.

The ship has plenty of space including a large comfortable lounge, two restaurants one with a terrace, and a vast sun deck from which to admire the 1500 m² of sail. There is also a platform just above sea level from which you can gaze at the marine life below or enjoy the water sports*.

The public rooms are flexible and able to receive all the passengers at once for conferences, presentations, or work sessions. Enjoy meeting people in the Emeraude Lounge, relaxing in the Saphir Lounge, having a walk on the Sun Deck.

Of course tribute is paid to the great French gastronomic tradition, accompanied by a selection of red, white and rosé wines free of charge during meals. A fine vintage wine list is also available.

At lunchtime a delicious buffet is served on the terrace, while evening menus are more elaborate in the refined décor of the Karukéra Restaurant where you dine at the table of your choice. Later in the bar, a pianist entertains guests.The Ponant Restaurant and the Panoramic Restaurant offer a high quality cuisine and can host 67 guests.

If you are seeking a unique venue for a special event, then look no further. Whether you want to cruise with friends, organize a family celebration (weddings, anniversaries), or plan a business event (seminars, conventions, product launches), then consider chartering Le Ponant. You will be in excellent hands, with an experienced staff that is flexible, creative and truly professional. Our team is available to discuss your personal requirements.

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Le Ponants restaurants

One of Le Ponant's restaurants

Le Ponant - lounge

One of Le Ponant's lounges

Le Ponant - deck

Plenty of space to relax on deck


In-cabin amenities

  • Individually controlled air-conditioning
  • Cabin layout: king-size bed or twin beds
  • Minibar
  • Flat screen satellite TV
  • DVD/CD players
  • Desk with stationery
  • French bath products
  • Hairdryer and bath robes
  • Satellite direct line telephone
  • 110/220 volts outlet
  • WiFi

Onboard Facilities

  • Lobby
  • Reception, customer relations and shore excursions desk
  • 27 staterooms (with 3 triple staterooms and 3 double bed staterooms)
  • Emeraude lounge
  • Saphir lounge
  • Karukera Gastronomic Restaurant
  • Le Diamant Panoramic Restaurant
  • Marina
  • Lobby area/Reception
  • Sun Deck
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