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Le Ponant

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
  • Mini-bar
  • 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
  • Bar

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Le Ponant Cruises

Date Name Duration
27 Dec 2018 New Year in the Grenadines 7 days
15 Feb 2019 Between Cuba and Martinique 10 days
20 Mar 2019 In the Heart of the West Indies 6 days
26 Mar 2019 Pearls of the Caribbean 7 days
1 Apr 2019 Havana to Santiago de Cuba 8 days
2 Apr 2019 Havana to Valletta 23 days
2 Apr 2019 Vieux Fort to Praia 10 days
12 Apr 2019 Cape Verde and its islands 8 days
12 Apr 2019 Cape Verde and its islands 7 days
19 Apr 2019 Praia - Santa Cruz de Tenerife 5 days
24 Apr 2019 From the Canary Islands to Valencia 7 days
1 May 2019 Golf in the Mediterranean 8 days
1 May 2019 Golf in the Mediterranean 6 days
18 Jul 2019 The great Corsican loop 7 days
25 Jul 2019 The great Corsican loop 7 days

More information

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