Ponant, now in its third decade of existence, offers guests the classic yachting experience: an unhurried pace, service that's tailored to a passenger's specific needs and desires, surroundings that are both comfortable and chic, and access to the secret cays and private ports of call that are hidden throughout the world's harbors.
Ponant, however, adds a special twist to that classic experience - a "French twist," if you will. Ponant operates cruising's only fleet of French-flagged ships, and that country's rich cultural heritage and egalitarian spirit is on display throughout each of the line's sleek and luxurious vessels, be it in the form of gastronomic delights or in the freedom that every guest enjoys to schedule (or not schedule) their time as they (and only they) see fit.
No two Ponant yachts are exactly alike (Le Ponant, with her three masts and her full sails, is particularly distinctive), but guests should expect to encounter all of Ponant's signature highlights regardless of which ship they choose to sail. Warm and welcoming environments are the norm, and a highly favorable staff-to-guest ratio ensures that every passenger receives the attention they deserve (Ponant caters to a maximum of 264 passengers per itinerary, and just a fraction of that total on any sailing aboard Le Ponant). Shipboard dining, be it formal or casual, honors guests' palates by honoring France's unrivaled culinary tradition, and a selection of fine wines (red, white, and rosé) are available free-of-charge during meals. Ponant's Franco flavor also extends to its onboard entertainment ("Parisian-style") and its spa and wellness offerings, which are provided in association with two of France's most legendary beauty houses.
En route to your destination, you're free to do as much or as little as you please. Sit back and relax on your ship's sundeck, alongside the pool, or in the privacy of your oceanview stateroom or suite. Join with other passengers in the games/leisure area, or prepare for your cruise's next port of call by attending a lecture/seminar conducted by a leading global or regional expert.
Central & South America Ponant Cruises
Departing from: Ushuaia, Tierra Del Fuego, Argentina
Ports of Call: Ushuaia, Tierra Del Fuego, Argentina • Cruise Cape Horn • Puerto Natales, Chile • Tortel, Chile • Puerto Montt, Chile • Castro, Isla Chiloe, Chile • Valparaiso (Santiago), Chile
Bonus Offers Available:
Exclusive Offer-Transportation Credit. Must Call!
Call to book a luxury cruise and receive a transportation credit that can be applied towards the cost of Airfare, Car Transfers, Rail, etc. Credit amount is based on the total purchase price of your cruise. This offer may not be combinable with other onboard credit or promotional offers.
Earn Unlimited Future Cruise Credits for Referrals!
Each time you refer a new customer to us, we will give you a $50 Future Cruise Credit after their sailing departs. There is no limit to the number of Future Cruise Credits earned, and you can apply them toward your next booking with us. Simply have your referral call us to book, indicate that you recommended us, and provide us with your name and city/state or email address. Offer is not valid if the referred customer is traveling aboard the same sailing as you.
About Ponant Yacht Cruises:
Book an eligible stateroom on any qualifying sailing and receive a free upgrade! In some cases, you'll be upgraded to a more desirable location aboard your ship. In other instances, you'll be upgraded to a stateroom with extra space and/or a better view. It's also possible that you might receive all of these benefits. Select your sailing date to see which upgrades are available.