The only French cruise line, Ponant Cruises is an integral part of France's great shipping tradition. Each of their ships have their own individual personality and each symbolizes the art of cruising "à la française" in line with Ponant Cruises' philosophy.
Here you will find an atmosphere which is distinctly Ponant: the feeling that you are aboard your own private yacht!
The Cabins: Hushed and Welcoming
A sheltered haven at sea, staterooms and suites are designed to fulfill your every need. All are ocean-view with private balcony, in addition some are connected which is ideal to welcome families with children
Restaurants Faithful to the French Tradition
The haute cuisine on board, together with a list of fine wines, is worthy of the finest restaurants. You'll relish the discreet yet attentive service which is Compagnie du Ponant's hallmark
Spa and Wellbeing for Beautiful Breaks
Fitted with the latest equipment and in partnership with Sothy's™ beauty firm, the wellbeing centre on L'Austral is the ideal place to be pampered: beauty treatments, hairdressing salon, hamman and balneotherapy await you.
Ponant's stylish staterooms and suites create an intimate environment. The imaginative décor features superior materials and soothing harmonious tones. This is a fleet where each ship has her own individual personality.
Attention to detail and refinement are at the heart of Ponant's philosophy which aims for an upmarket cuisine on every cruise. All their ships have two or three restaurants in elegant settings looking out to sea, where gourmet dishes and fine wines are served daily.
Reserved exclusively for Ponant's most discerning passengers travelling in one of the 13 Suites aboard L'Austral and Le Boréal, the exclusive butler service offers a tailor-made cruise in every sense of the word. Your Butler provides a privileged point of contact who responds to your every whim quickly and efficiently. When you arrive, he will welcome you with champagne and provide all the information required to ensure your cruise goes smoothly.
With internationally renowned artists, recognized specialists, top level sports managers, Michelin-starred chefs, or the activities arranged for your little ones, Ponant's themed cruises have been conceived to help you fulfill your personal expectations. Distinguished speakers and customized programs are in place for you to share the passion and talents of highly regarded professionals.