Set sail with Ponant and discover an authentic and refined atmosphere, in the spirit of a private yacht. These French-style cruises offer an exclusive and different experience of sea travel, combining exceptional itineraries and 5-star amenities. Discreet yet attentive service, high-end gastronomy, serene spa treatments…Ponant’s cruises are an all-round indulgent affair.


The three-mast ship Le Ponant blends nautical tradition and elegance, offering 64 passengers a refined, intimate cruising experience. Built in the style of mega-yachts, the four ‘Sisterships’ Le Boréal, Le Soléal, L’Austral and Le Lyrial welcome 264 passengers (244 for the Lyrial), with sublime panoramic sea view suites. The first two Ponant Explorers, Le Lapérouse and Le Champlain, will join the fleet in summer 2018, followed by Le Dumont d’Urville and Le Bougainville in summer 2019.


From the ice of Antarctica to the lagoons of the Pacific, Mediterranean coves to Asian shores, Ponant’s carefully designed itineraries take you on a journey through: North and South America, the Caribbean, Europe, Asia and Oceania, offering access to some of the world’s finest destinations.