Le Ponant

Experience the privilege of a relaxing cruise aboard Le Ponant, crafted to respect the tradition of famous sailing yachts.

Following in the nautical tradition of three-masted sailing ship, Le Ponant will take you on a voyage of discovery. The ship capacity limited to 64 passengers provides intimacy and convivial atmosphere to the cruise. The refined life onboard, the welcoming charm of your cabin, the lounges and the restaurants setting are as many invitations to relax.


Following in the nautical tradition of three-masted sailing ships, Le Ponant will take you on a voyage of discovery. Under full sail, gliding over the sea with the wind, you will fall under Le Ponant's spell.


Food & Drink

To make your cruise even more unique, you will love the French art of living that permeates aboard the ship: discreet service and excellent cuisine naturally take pride of place.

Whether you are enjoying breakfast among friends with the horizon as special guest, a sun-kissed lunch on one of the ship's outside decks, or a delicious dinner in the elegant setting of our gastronomic restaurants with their intimate atmosphere, this cruise is an excellent opportunity to enjoy fine food throughout your time on board.


Life on Board

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.

Life on Board


Get a feel for life onboard the Le Ponant by browsing through the image gallery. Click on any of the images above to get started.

Le Ponant Cruises

May we present you with a small selection of the wide range of cruises available on Ponant' Le Ponant. For more details click on one of the links below.

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Deck Plans Le Ponant

Browse Le Ponant's deck plans to get a feel of her layout. Explore cabins, restaurants, entertainment and shared spaces at your leisure.

Le Ponant Deckplans

The Ponant Fleet

Ponant's ships have been purposefully designed to welcome a limited number of guests: with 32 to 132 staterooms, our 9 ships offer comfort comparable to the very finest luxury hotels.

Le Boreal
Le Lyrial
Le Ponant
Le Champlain
Le Lapérouse
Le Bougainville
Le Dumont-d'Urville
Le Bellot
Le Surville
Le Commandant Charcot
Le Soleal Ship