Le Ponant is a sleek and efficient sail-cruise ship that has three masts and provides unforgettable days under sail. Interiors are elegant but uncluttered and incorporate three public lounges. Le Ponant passengers tend to be Sophisticated and Usually French and international. When all cabins have double occupancy, the ship provides a space ratio of 22.5 tons per passenger and a crew to passenger ratio of one for every 2 passengers. At full capacity the space ratio is 21.5 tons per passenger and the crew ratio is one to 2.1 passengers.
Gratuities are only included in packages sold in USA/Canada. Tipping is at guests discretion but is advised for all other voyages.
- smoking (some)
Le Ponant has plenty of space including comfortable lounges. 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.
Le Ponant does not feature any dedicated health & fitness facilities. There is however a marina from which you can take a swim into the ocean- please be aware that the water sports platform (marina) will only be open if the weather, security and local authorities permit it.
kid & teen
Please note: Le Ponant does not feature any dedicated facilities for children.
Whether or not this is your first cruise, PONANT wishes to make your experience a magical and unforgettable one.
Carefully selected excursions are on offer in certain ports of call. Please sign in with the Shore Excursions Manager when aboard, who will describe the various ports of call early on in the cruise.
Whilst onboard, every evening a lively and varied daily program of cultural activities and games are suggested.