Ponant Yacht Cruises: The Spirit Of Yacht Cruising, À La Française

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.

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Featured Ponant Cruises
  • L Austral

    7 Night Celtic Shores

    5 rating out of 5  (2 reviews)

    L Austral

    Departing from: Portsmouth, England
    Ports of Call:
    • Guernsey, Channel Islands
    • Isles Of Scilly
    • Cork, Ireland
    • Liverpool, England
    • Douglas, Isle Of Man
    • Belfast, Northern Ireland
    • Dublin, Ireland
    Sailing Dates:
    • April 2019
    interior from
    N/A
    oceanview from
    $2,680
    $383pernight
    balcony from
    $2,910
    $416pernight
    suite from
    $5,150
    $736pernight
    Bonus Offers Available:
    • Exclusive Offer-Transportation Credit. Must Call!
    • Earn Unlimited Future Cruise Credits for Referrals!
  • Le Lyrial

    7 Night Recitals in the Mediterranean

    Le Lyrial

    Departing from: Venice, Italy
    Ports of Call:
    • Hvar, Croatia
    • Dubrovnik, Croatia
    • Cruise Bay Of Kotor (Kotor Fjord)
    • Bari, Italy
    • Corinth Canal Transit
    • Nafplion (Nauplion), Greece
    • Paros, Greece
    • Athens, Greece
    Sailing Dates:
    • June 2019
    interior from
    N/A
    oceanview from
    $3,400
    $486pernight
    balcony from
    $3,680
    $526pernight
    suite from
    $6,460
    $923pernight
    Bonus Offers Available:
    • Exclusive Offer-Transportation Credit. Must Call!
  • Le Champlain

    7 Night National Parks & Panama Canal

    Le Champlain

    Departing from: Puerto Caldera (Puntarenas), Costa Rica
    Ports of Call:
    • Playa Herradura, Costa Rica
    • Puerto Quepos, Costa Rica
    • Punta Alegre, Darien, Panama
    • Panama Canal Full Transit
    • Cayos Hollandes, San Blas Islands, Panama
    • Colon, Panama
    Sailing Dates:
    • February 2019
    interior from
    N/A
    oceanview from
    N/A
    balcony from
    $3,920
    $560pernight
    suite from
    $6,110
    $873pernight
    Bonus Offers Available:
    • Exclusive Offer-Transportation Credit. Must Call!
    • Earn Unlimited Future Cruise Credits for Referrals!
  • L Austral

    10 Night Emblematic Antarctica

    5 rating out of 5  (2 reviews)

    L Austral

    Departing from: Ushuaia, Tierra Del Fuego, Argentina
    Ports of Call:
    • Cruise Drake Passage
    • Cruise Neko Harbor, Antarctica
    • Cruise Paradise Harbor (Paradise Bay), Antarctica
    • Pleneau Island, Antarctica
    • Cruise Pleneau Island & Port Charcot, Antarctica
    • Port Lockroy, Antarctica
    • Deception Island, Shetland Islands
    • Cruise The Weddell Sea
    • Cruise Drake Passage
    Sailing Dates:
    • January 2019
    • February 2019
    interior from
    N/A
    oceanview from
    $9,670
    $967pernight
    balcony from
    $10,370
    $1,037pernight
    suite from
    $17,170
    $1,717pernight
    Bonus Offers Available:
    • Exclusive Offer-Transportation Credit. Must Call!
    • Earn Unlimited Future Cruise Credits for Referrals!
Cuba Ponant Cruises

This peaceful, idyllic region, with its many opportunities for island-hopping, is perfectly suited to Ponant's luxurious and nimble yachts. Cruise the Caribbean with Ponant and chart a course for the region's most picturesque ports of call. Follow in the footsteps of Christopher Columbus as you explore the British Virgin Islands, which include Tortola ("the nature island") and Virgin Gorda (home to the extraordinary geological grottoes known as the Baths). Snorkel in coral reefs teeming with thousands of tropical fish at Tobago Cays, the glittering archipelago of the Grenadines, or shop for gourd bags and purses sculpted from coconut shells in the colorful market of St Lucia's Soufriere.

  • Le Ponant

    7 Night Cuba: History Culture & Contemporary Life

    Le Ponant

    Departing from: Havana, Cuba
    Ports of Call:
    • Parque Nacional Marino De Punta Frances, Cuba
    • Cienfuegos, Cuba
    • Trinidad, Cuba
    • Santiago De Cuba, Cuba
    Sailing Dates:
    • March 2018
    interior from
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    oceanview from
    $7,600
    $1,086pernight
    balcony from
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    suite from
    N/A
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    • Exclusive Offer-Transportation Credit. Must Call!
    • Earn Unlimited Future Cruise Credits for Referrals!
  • Le Ponant

    8 Night Cuba: History Culture & Contemporary Life

    Le Ponant

    Departing from: Havana, Cuba
    Ports of Call:
    • Parque Nacional Marino De Punta Frances, Cuba
    • Cayo Largo Del Sur, Cuba
    • Cienfuegos, Cuba
    • Trinidad, Cuba
    • Santiago De Cuba, Cuba
    Sailing Dates:
    • April 2018
    interior from
    N/A
    oceanview from
    $8,670
    $1,084pernight
    balcony from
    N/A
    suite from
    N/A
    Bonus Offers Available:
    • Exclusive Offer-Transportation Credit. Must Call!
    • Earn Unlimited Future Cruise Credits for Referrals!
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Antarctica Ponant Cruises
  • Le Lyrial

    14 Night Historic Antarctica

    Le Lyrial

    Departing from: Montevideo, Uruguay
    Ports of Call:
    • Saunders Island, Falkland Islands
    • West Point Island, Falkland Islands
    • Barren Island, Antarctica
    • Elephant Island, South Shetland Islands
    • Cruise The Weddell Sea
    • Cuverville Island, Antarctica
    • Deception Island, Shetland Islands
    • Half Moon Island, Antarctica
    • Cruise Drake Passage
    • Ushuaia, Tierra Del Fuego, Argentina
    Sailing Dates:
    • November 2017
    interior from
    N/A
    oceanview from
    $9,510
    $679pernight
    balcony from
    $11,130
    $795pernight
    suite from
    $18,420
    $1,316pernight
    Bonus Offers Available:
    • Exclusive Offer-Transportation Credit. Must Call!
    • Earn Unlimited Future Cruise Credits for Referrals!
  • Le Lyrial

    10 Night Emblematic Antarctica

    Le Lyrial

    Departing from: Ushuaia, Tierra Del Fuego, Argentina
    Ports of Call:
    • Cruise Drake Passage
    • Cruise Neko Harbor, Antarctica
    • Cruise Paradise Harbor (Paradise Bay), Antarctica
    • Cruise Pleneau Island & Port Charcot, Antarctica
    • Port Lockroy, Antarctica
    • Deception Island, Shetland Islands
    • Cruise The Weddell Sea
    • Cruise Drake Passage
    Sailing Dates:
    • February 2018
    interior from
    N/A
    oceanview from
    $10,465
    $1,047pernight
    balcony from
    $12,335
    $1,234pernight
    suite from
    $20,725
    $2,073pernight
    Bonus Offers Available:
    • Exclusive Offer-Transportation Credit. Must Call!
    • Earn Unlimited Future Cruise Credits for Referrals!
Europe Ponant Cruises

Ponant sets sail for legendary locales throughout Europe, from the charming capitals of the Baltic States (Latvia's Riga, Estonia's Tallinn) to points both north (including St Petersburg) and south (the Mediterranean's Athens, Istanbul, Naples, and Venice). Depending on the itinerary you select, your Ponant Europe cruise may include a visit to Bergen, "Capital of the Fjords" (its brightly painted and gabled homes are Norwegian icons), vibrant Galway (where Ireland's most ancient traditions are still very much alive), Ibiza (world-famous for its sun-drenched beaches and its spirited nightlife), and/or Dubrovnik (a UNESCO World Heritage Site, magnificently restored and surrounded by medieval ramparts).

  • Le Lyrial

    7 Night Civilisations and Mythologies

    Le Lyrial

    Departing from: Aqaba (Petra), Jordan
    Ports of Call:
    • Alexandria, Egypt
    • Rhodes, Greece
    • Rethymnon, Crete
    • Nafplion (Nauplion), Greece
    • Athens, Greece
    Sailing Dates:
    • April 2018
    interior from
    N/A
    oceanview from
    $3,390
    $484pernight
    balcony from
    $3,680
    $526pernight
    suite from
    $5,700
    $814pernight
    Bonus Offers Available:
    • Exclusive Offer-Transportation Credit. Must Call!
    • Earn Unlimited Future Cruise Credits for Referrals!
  • Le Lyrial

    8 Night Discovery of Dalmatian Shores

    Le Lyrial

    Departing from: Athens, Greece
    Ports of Call:
    • Hydra, Greece
    • Corinth Canal Transit
    • Ithaca, Greece
    • Parga, Greece
    • Kotor, Montenegro
    • Dubrovnik, Croatia
    • Mljet Island, Croatia
    • Korcula Island, Croatia
    • Hvar, Croatia
    • Venice, Italy
    Sailing Dates:
    • July 2018
    • August 2018
    interior from
    N/A
    oceanview from
    $3,754
    $469pernight
    balcony from
    $4,064
    $508pernight
    suite from
    $7,074
    $884pernight
    Bonus Offers Available:
    • Exclusive Offer-Transportation Credit. Must Call!
    • Earn Unlimited Future Cruise Credits for Referrals!
  • Le Lyrial

    8 Night In the heart of the Adriatic

    Le Lyrial

    Departing from: Venice, Italy
    Ports of Call:
    • Rab Island, Croatia
    • Hvar, Croatia
    • Dubrovnik, Croatia
    • Mljet Island, Croatia
    • Korcula Island, Croatia
    • Cres, Croatia
    • Trieste, Italy
    Sailing Dates:
    • August 2018
    interior from
    N/A
    oceanview from
    $4,174
    $522pernight
    balcony from
    $4,524
    $566pernight
    suite from
    $7,884
    $986pernight
    Bonus Offers Available:
    • Exclusive Offer-Transportation Credit. Must Call!
    • Earn Unlimited Future Cruise Credits for Referrals!
  • Le Lyrial

    7 Night Maria Callas: Passion and Destiny

    Le Lyrial

    Departing from: Athens, Greece
    Ports of Call:
    • Corinth, Greece
    • Corinth Canal Transit
    • Parga, Greece
    • Dubrovnik, Croatia
    • Hvar, Croatia
    • Rab Island, Croatia
    • Venice, Italy
    Sailing Dates:
    • May 2018
    interior from
    N/A
    oceanview from
    $3,550
    $507pernight
    balcony from
    $3,840
    $549pernight
    suite from
    $5,860
    $837pernight
    Bonus Offers Available:
    • Exclusive Offer-Transportation Credit. Must Call!
    • Earn Unlimited Future Cruise Credits for Referrals!
  • Le Soleal

    8 Night Vineyards & Grands Crus

    3 rating out of 5  (1 reviews)

    Le Soleal

    Departing from: Lisbon, Portugal
    Ports of Call:
    • Leixoes (Oporto), Portugal
    • Bilbao, Spain
    • Bordeaux, France
    • Pauillac, France
    • Chateau Latour, Pauillac, France
    • Isle D Aix, France
    • Lorient, France
    Sailing Dates:
    • April 2018
    interior from
    N/A
    oceanview from
    $5,380
    $673pernight
    balcony from
    $5,810
    $726pernight
    suite from
    $10,100
    $1,263pernight
    Bonus Offers Available:
    • Exclusive Offer-Transportation Credit. Must Call!
    • Earn Unlimited Future Cruise Credits for Referrals!
Departure Ports for Europe Ponant Cruises:
Caribbean Ponant Cruises
  • Le Ponant

    7 Night New Year in the Carribean

    Le Ponant

    Departing from: Fort-De-France, Martinique
    Ports of Call:
    • Bequia, Grenadines
    • St. George's, Grenada
    • Sandy Island, Anguilla
    • Union Island, Grenadines
    • Tobago Cays, Grenadines
    • Marigot Bay, St. Lucia
    • Soufriere, St. Lucia
    • Iles Des Saintes, Guadeloupe
    Sailing Dates:
    • December 2017
    interior from
    N/A
    oceanview from
    $6,170
    $881pernight
    balcony from
    N/A
    suite from
    N/A
    Bonus Offers Available:
    • Exclusive Offer-Transportation Credit. Must Call!
    • Earn Unlimited Future Cruise Credits for Referrals!
  • Le Ponant

    9 Night Christmas in the Grenadines

    Le Ponant

    Departing from: Pointe-A-Pitre, Guadeloupe
    Ports of Call:
    • Iles Des Saintes, Guadeloupe
    • Marigot Bay, St. Lucia
    • Soufriere, St. Lucia
    • Canouan, St. Vincent
    • Mayreau, Grenadines
    • St. George's, Grenada
    • Carriacou, Grenada
    • Union Island, Grenadines
    • Tobago Cays, Grenadines
    • Bequia, Grenadines
    • Fort-De-France, Martinique
    Sailing Dates:
    • December 2017
    interior from
    N/A
    oceanview from
    $6,692
    $744pernight
    balcony from
    N/A
    suite from
    N/A
    Bonus Offers Available:
    • Exclusive Offer-Transportation Credit. Must Call!
    • Earn Unlimited Future Cruise Credits for Referrals!
Transatlantic Ponant Cruises
  • Le Ponant

    9 Night Transatlantic Westbound

    Le Ponant

    Departing from: Praia, Santiago, Cape Verde
    Ports of Call:
    • Fort-De-France, Martinique
    Sailing Dates:
    • November 2017
    • November 2018
    interior from
    N/A
    oceanview from
    $1,970
    $219pernight
    balcony from
    N/A
    suite from
    N/A
    Bonus Offers Available:
    • Exclusive Offer-Transportation Credit. Must Call!
    • Earn Unlimited Future Cruise Credits for Referrals!

Ponant Yacht Cruises

Canada/New England/NY from $5,390
Caribbean from $1,630
Europe from $1,600
Exotic - Asia/Africa/Other from $2,640
South America from $800
South Pacific from $1,090
U.S. from $5,390

About Ponant Yacht Cruises
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Price is in U.S. dollars per person based on two people staying in the same stateroom. Price does not include airport and/or government taxes and fees, nor does pricing include fuel supplements. Prices do not include government taxes and fees, airfare, or a non-refundable $24.99 processing fee per booking. All offers are for selected dates only, are subject to availability, are limited and apply to new bookings only. Your exact price depends on the time of the actual booking. Additional restrictions may apply. All prices and dates may not be available at the time of booking. Passengers receiving special rates based on residency or age will be required to show a government-issued form of identification (passport, or birth certificate and driver's license) at the pier to validate state of residency or age prior to boarding the cruise ship.

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If you or a guest is pregnant or traveling with an infant child, or if there is a need to communicate a request for special meals, medical conditions or physical challenges, we ask that you please call 800-288-6006. Cruise Specialists are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We will do everything we can to meet your needs and answer all of your questions.

Minimum age requirements may apply.
* "Hotel Cash" offer is only valid for new individual cruise bookings made for cruises departing by 4/12/2019. Offer is per stateroom, varies based on the price of cruise minus taxes and port charges, is not reflected in advertised prices, and will not exceed $200. There is a minimum night stay based on the voucher amount ($50 voucher - 1 Night Stay; $100 & $125 voucher - 2 Night Stay; $150 & $200 voucher - 3 Night Stay). Hotel discount voucher will be emailed, at least 60 days prior to your sail date, to the email address that was made using your cruise booking. Hotel must be booked using hotelloyaltyrewards.com and entering code found in email. Hotel voucher is not redeemable for cash.

† "Onboard Spending" offer is valid for select Carnival, Celebrity, Holland America, Norwegian, Princess, and Royal Caribbean sailings departing on or before 4/12/2019. Spending amount will be credited to your onboard account after our online redemption form, which may be accessed via the link that will be included with your invoice, has been submitted (form must be submitted no later than 21 days prior to departure or "Onboard Spending" offer will be forfeited). Spending amount is non-transferable and cannot be exchanged for cash; unused portions will expire if not redeemed on or before the final night of your sailing. Onboard credit will appear in a passenger's onboard account on the day of embarkation. Not valid for cancelled or rebooked cruises.

‡ "Cash Back" offer is per stateroom and is not reflected in our advertised prices; actual amount will vary based on your total price, minus port charges & taxes. "Cash Back" offer is valid for select sailings departing on or before 4/12/2019; excludes all Azamara, Celebrity, Oceania, Princess, Royal Caribbean, and Silversea sailings. "Cash Back" amount for Carnival cruise bookings may not exceed 10% of total value of cruise. Customer must spend equivalent value onboard cruise to qualify for full value of Cash Back. OBC does not count as spending. Only out of pocket spending counts. Amount will be credited to card used for purchase 4 - 6 weeks after the online redemption form, found on your invoice, has been submitted (form must be submitted post-cruise and no later than 60 days from the date on which you return). Proof/folio submission, detailing your onboard spending, is also required. Proof/folio may be submitted via email at cruisefolio@wth.com, via fax at (978) 570-1992 (Attn: Onboard Spending Reimbursement), or via mail (Onboard Reimbursement Department, c/o World Travel Holdings, 100 Fordham Road, Building C, 2nd Floor, Wilmington, MA, 01887).

"Hotel Voucher," "Onboard Spending," and "Cash Back" offers are not combinable. Additional restrictions may apply to each offer; please contact our experts for more information.
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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.

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