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Le Lyrial

The sister-ship of Le Boreal, L’Austral and Le Soleal, Le Lyrial is a boutique-style luxury yacht offering classic itineraries in the Mediterranean and the Indian Ocean as well as adventure-style cruise experiences in Antarctica. Launched in 2015 for Ponant Cruises and in-keeping with Ponant’s ‘Le Boreal Class’, Le Lyrial is perfect for couples, small groups and solo travellers seeking an alternative to big ship cruising.

Le Lyrial Accommodation

Le Lyrial provides accommodation for 264 guests across 122 staterooms and suites. There are three categories of stateroom (Superior, Deluxe and Prestige) and five categories of suite (Deluxe, Grand Deluxe, Privilege, Grand Privilege, Prestige and Owner’s). Aside from the Superior Stateroom, all of the accommodation categories on Le Lyrial offer a private balcony and the following amenities:

  • Climate control
  • King-size or twin beds
  • Ensuite bathroom with shower, bathrobes and French bath products (higher suite grades also have a bath tub)
  • Entertainment system with satellite TV and a movie library
  • Writing/Vanity desk
  • Wi-Fi
  • 24-hour room service

In addition to the above, guests in the Owner’s Suite will receive butler service and one hour of complimentary spa treatments.

Le Lyrial Dining Options

There are two dining venues on Le Lyrial, both of which are available to all guests for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The ship's main dining room is situated on Deck 2. Breakfast and lunch are both buffet-style and offer up a variety of choices, including pastries and omelettes in the morning, and hot dishes such as lasagna and chicken in sauce at lunch. The evening meal is served course-by-course at your table includes a starter and soup as well as the main course and dessert. The evening menus consist of mouthwatering French cuisine, and as such, you can expect to enjoy wonderfully prepared fresh fish and meat dishes, with alternative options available for those with alternative dietary requirements.

For a more relaxed dining experience, head to the Grill Restaurant on Deck 6. Open for lunch and breakfast this casual indoor/outdoor venue boasts excellent ocean views and a choice of hot and cold dishes, while dinner (which is reservation only) is often themed, with dishes created to compliment the ship's itinerary.

Le Lyrial Facilities

Despite the ship’s relatively small size, Le Lyrial boasts a range of facilities and public spaces for you to enjoy during your cruise. She offers three lounge/bar areas, one of which has amphitheatre-style seating and doubles as a lecture hall and entertainment venue. For health and fitness, Le Lyrial has a full-service spa where you can enjoy a variety of treatments, a health suite equipped with all the standard gym equipment, and an outdoor swimming pool on Deck 6.

For more information regarding Le Lyrial cruises or to receive a quote for a future sailing, please call our Voyage Consultants on 0800 008 6677 or make an online enquiry for one of the sailings below.

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Le Lyrial Cruises

Date Name Duration
2 Oct 2020 The Paris Opera Ballet at sea 7 days
16 Oct 2020 Barcelona to Lisbon 7 days
23 Oct 2020 Ocean Voyage - Lisbon to Montevideo 17 days
9 Nov 2020 The Antarctic Odyssey - Montevideo to Ushuaia 20 days
29 Nov 2020 Emblematic Antarctica - Ushuaia Roundtrip 10 days
9 Feb 2021 Beyond the Polar Circle - Ushuaia Roundtrip 16 days
9 Feb 2021 Antarctica - Ushuaia - Ushuaia 10 days
19 Feb 2021 Beyond the Polar Circle 16 days
25 Feb 2021 Emblematic Antarctica - Ushuaia Roundtrip 10 days
7 Mar 2021 From Antarctica to Africa - Ushuaia to Cape Town 21 days
7 Mar 2021 From Antarctica to Africa 21 days
28 Mar 2021 Along the South-African Coastline 8 days
5 Apr 2021 The Scattered Islands & Madagascar 16 days
21 Apr 2021 South Africa & Namibia 8 days
29 Apr 2021 Napoleon Cruise 15 days

More information

If you would like more information on the Le Lyrial or would like to discuss a cruise, please call one of our Cruise Experts on 0800 008 6677.