Life on board our ships is an intrinsic part of the PONANT travel experience.

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


Leisure and well-being

Enjoy a moment of tranquility at the spa or around the pool, work-out in the fitness room, enjoy a theatre show with your travel companions. Our ships have a variety of well-designed spaces to offer you space for relaxation or shared enjoyment to enhance your journey.


Fine cuisine

We take care to instil the French 'art of living' even on the other side of the world. We respect the highest standards of cuisine and offer a varied menu, created by our chefs using superior quality ingredients, beautifully presented and flavoursome.

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Good times together

During your stay you can enjoy a sophisticated ambiance. Each area has been considered down to the last detail and tastefully decorated. You're invited to enjoy good times with other passengers or to relax in total tranquillity.


Luxury takes many forms

Our aim is to offer you a bespoke cruise, so we work hard every day to offer you first class, intuitive service. Our staff is attentive and experienced, they will ensure you are comfortable and respond to all your requests, whether while in your stateroom, lounges or in our various dining areas.


A typical day on board

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

  • Morning

  • Midday

  • Afternoon

  • Tea time

  • Evening

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Our desire to create exceptional trips is demonstrated in the quality of excursions we offer on each itinerary. Planned, tested and approved by our team of experts, they'll enrich your cruise and make your trip unique.

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Health and safety

On land or on board, your safety is one of our main concerns. This means we uphold strict safety measures. Doctors and nurses are present on all our ships.

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Whether Hospitality or Expedition staff, take a look at the teams that will accompany you throughout your cruise, dedicated experts who will know how to meet your needs.