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
|31 Oct 2018||Marseille - Praia||10 days||Le Ponant|
|10 Nov 2018||Cape Verde and its islands||7 days||Le Ponant|
|17 Nov 2018||Praia to Fort-de-France||9 days||Le Ponant|
|6 Dec 2018||Cuba and Pearls of the Caribbean||10 days||Le Ponant|
|27 Dec 2018||New Year in the Grenadines||7 days||Le Ponant|
|15 Feb 2019||Between Cuba and Martinique||10 days||Le Ponant|
|1 Apr 2019||Havana to Santiago de Cuba||8 days||Le Ponant|
|2 Apr 2019||Havana to Valletta||23 days||Le Ponant|
|2 Apr 2019||Vieux Fort to Praia||10 days||Le Ponant|
|12 Apr 2019||Cape Verde and its islands||8 days||Le Ponant|
|12 Apr 2019||Cape Verde and its islands||7 days||Le Ponant|
|19 Apr 2019||Praia - Santa Cruz de Tenerife||5 days||Le Ponant|
|24 Apr 2019||From the Canary Islands to Valencia||7 days||Le Ponant|
|1 May 2019||Golf in the Mediterranean||8 days||Le Ponant|
|18 Jul 2019||The great Corsican loop||7 days||Le Ponant|