We understand that life onboard our ships is what makes your PONANT cruise experience special.

Whether you choose a Mediterranean cruise or an expedition journey to the heart of icy Antarctica, you can be sure of exceptional comfort on board our ships. Our tailored and attentive service will make you feel like you're travelling on a private yacht.


Leisure and wellbeing

Enjoy a moment of tranquility at the spa or by the pool, work-out in the gym or take in a theatre show with your travel companions. Our ships have a variety of sublimely comfortable spaces to ensure your relaxation and share your experience with others to enhance your journey.


Fine cuisine

The French 'art of living' is always present onboard, even on the other side of the world. The varied French-inspired menu is crafted to the highest standards, cooked by our chefs using superior quality ingredients and presented beautifully, dazzling your tastebuds throughout the cruise.

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A social atmosphere

Enjoy the sophisticated ambiance of the many beautiful spaces on board. Attention to detail is what we do best, with each area being considerately and tastefully decorated. You're invited to enjoy your journey with other passengers or relax in total tranquility if you'd prefer to keep to yourself.


Luxury takes many forms

Our aim is to offer you a bespoke cruise, so every day we strive to offer you first class, intuitive service. Our staff are attentive and experienced, ensuring your comfort and are responsive to all requests, whether it's in your stateroom, lounges or in our various dining areas.


A typical day onboard

From morning to night, on board the ship or out and about on an excursion, discover what a day with PONANT might look like.

  • Morning

  • Midday

  • Afternoon

  • Tea time

  • Evening

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We know that excursions ashore to discover the fascinating locations we visit are central to your cruise experience. All our excursions are planned, tested and approved by our team of experts, providing moments that will enrich your cruise and make your trip unique.

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Health and safety

On land or on board, your safety is our main concern. This means we uphold strict safety measures, with doctors and nurses present on all our ships.

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Whether it's the Hospitality or Expedition teams, meet the the staff who will accompany you throughout your cruise - dedicated experts ready to make your cruise one to remember.