Captivating and beautiful, Le Ponant is a sleek sail-ship that boasts three towering masts that reach almost 60 feet in height. Capable of carrying only 64 guests and 32 crew members, she’s the longest serving member of Ponant’s fleet and still incredibly elegant. Le Ponant offers guests a relaxed onboard atmosphere and a French-chic ambience that resonates right through the vessel; from the excellent-designed staterooms, to the delicious cuisine served in the ship’s main restaurant, the lovely Karukera Dining Room. Guests can enjoy sailings on Le Ponant to an exciting variety of destinations throughout western Africa, the Mediterranean and the Caribbean and comes highly recommended for fans of small-ship cruises.
Le Ponant Accommodation
Le Ponant offers a choice of accommodation for up to 64 passengers and 32 crew members, with staterooms situated across two decks. Accommodation amenities include:
- Twin-beds that convert into doubles
- Personal safe
- Porthole windows
- En-suite bathroom
Le Ponant Dining Options
Karukera Dining Room – The ship’s main restaurant, the Karukera Dining Room has an open-seating policy so guests are free to dine with whom they wish. Fresh fish is available daily and the cuisine is classically French.
The Diamant Restaurant and the Panoramic Restaurant offer a high quality cuisine and can host 67 guests. Both are widely open to the sea.
Outdoor Cafe – Situated under one of the ship’s sails, this is a more informal dining option serving buffet-style breakfast and lunch.
Le Ponant Facilities
- Water sports marina platform
- Sun deck
- Salon lounge
Le Ponant Images
Le Ponant Cruises
|11 Apr 2017||Cienfuegos - Hamilton||6 days||Le Ponant|
|10 May 2017||The Italian coast from Nice to Naples||7 days||Le Ponant|
|12 Jul 2017||The Great Corsican Loop||7 days||Le Ponant|
|19 Jul 2017||Nice (France) - Nice (France)||7 days||Le Ponant|
|26 Jul 2017||The Great Corsican Loop||7 days||Le Ponant|
|2 Aug 2017||The Great Corsican Loop||7 days||Le Ponant|
|9 Aug 2017||The Great Corsican Loop||7 days||Le Ponant|
|16 Aug 2017||The Great Corsican Loop||7 days||Le Ponant|
|23 Aug 2017||The Great Corsican Loop||7 days||Le Ponant|
|28 Aug 2017||EXCLUSIVE PACKAGE: The Great Corsican Loop - Nice Roundtrip||10 days||Le Ponant|
|30 Aug 2017||The Great Corsican Loop||7 days||Le Ponant|
|8 Nov 2017||Ocean Voyage: Marseille - Praia||10 days||Le Ponant|
|18 Nov 2017||Cape Verde and its islands||7 days||Le Ponant|
|25 Nov 2017||Praia - Fort de France||9 days||Le Ponant|
|11 Dec 2017||Golf in the Caribbean||6 days||Le Ponant|