THE PONANT EXPERIENCE:
Ponant design itineraries that are rich in encounters and discovery all over the world. Their small size yachts are able to sail into unique destinations, mooring in the heart of secret bays in the Mediterranean, sailing between the majestic icebergs of Antarctica accompanied by an expert Expedition team, enjoying expeditions and Zodiac® outings to the remote lands of Alaska, the Arctic or the Kimberley, or island-hopping in the Caribbean Sea.
PONANT CRUISES ARE BEST FOR:
Travellers who want an authentic experience in remote areas of the world, without compromising on comfort and sophistication.
ATMOSPHERE AND EXPERIENCE ONBOARD:
Ponant are renowned for their relaxed luxury on board. With customised and attentive service, each sailing gives the privileged feeling of sailing aboard your own private yacht. Onboard, there is a certain French art of living that resonates through the bilingual French/English crew, the French design, cuisine and wines, and the discreet service. Guests of all nationalities truly enjoy the relaxed, cultured atmosphere.
Ponant guests are generally affluent over 50’s, well-travelled and interested in exploring unique destinations. PONANT attracts international travellers including Europeans (particularly French), Australians, Americans and Canadians.
AT A GLANCE
SHIP SIZE: Small, from just 32 to 132 staterooms and suites
STYLE: Couples or solo travellers, Enriching, Immersive
Unique itineraries visiting little-known ports of call. Luxury amenities, elegantly designed cabins – 95% with private balcony - and an intimate atmosphere onboard.
Talented chefs, sharing their passion for French culinary heritage, prepare outstanding cuisine using fresh products and carefully selected ingredients. Accompanied by a selection of cheeses, and a selection of wine presented by our expert sommeliers, cuisine onboard is instilled with the special French touch.
Le Jacques Cartier
Le Commandant Charcot
Like her sisterships, L'Austral embodies the subtle alliance between luxury, intimacy and wellbeing which is Ponant's signature.
The elegance of her exterior and interior lines and her intimate size (only 132 staterooms and suites) make this a rare and innovative yacht on the cruise market.
Cruiseco Exclusive: book by 20 June, 2020 and receive EU400 Onboard Credit per Stateroom!
Cruise the Croatian coast before making your way through the Greek Islands to the exotic city of Istanbul.