PONANT YACHT CRUISES . . . LIFE "À LA FRANÇAISE"

Discover a New Kind of Cruise with Ponant & MileagePlus Cruise Awards

Take a journey with Ponant Yacht Cruises to experience that elusive blend of sophistication and easy intimacy that is the trademark of life "à la française."  Ponant's exquisite attention to detail shows itself in unique, carefully crafted itineraries, attentive service, and of course, impeccable French-inspired cuisine. Small vessels keep the guest list between 64 and 226 passengers, making your trip feel more like a private sailing or jaunt on a friend's yacht than a typical cruise experience. Small ships also allow you to get up-close-and-personal with beautiful sites and landscapes, and  Ponant's French registry permits stops in unique destinations often inaccessible to other fleets.

On board one of Ponant's luxurious vessels, you'll find refined design, elegant décor, and plush oceanview cabins perfect for sea- and star-gazing. You'll feel right at home with complimentary mineral, water, tea, and coffee whenever your heart desires - not to mention complimentary wine with lunch and dinner. Unwind with a face or body treatment in the onboard spa, soak in the sunshine on the pool deck, or stay in shape in the onboard fitness center. Seminars and lectures featuring international experts will provide you with the historical and cultural backdrop of your destinations, helping you to create truly immersive experiences on shore. For a unique, personalized cruise experience, try a theme cruise - customized speakers and activities cover topics ranging from golf to classical music, bridge, or diving.

Sophistication without stuffiness, refinement mixed with casual elegance - it's an ambience that's difficult to achieve, but so easy to get used to. For those looking for an alternative to big-ship cruising, Ponant offers authentic, intimate travel experiences in breathtaking destinations around the world. Discover an entirely new kind of cruising - the French way - with Ponant and MileagePlus Cruise Awards.

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Europe Ponant Cruises

Europe Ponant Cruises

From postcard-perfect Mediterranean beaches to majestic Scandinavian fjords, Europe is a land of innumerable treasures. Hop on board a Ponant Yacht Cruise to explore both big-name cities and hidden gems. Sail to Barcelona or Venice for the must-see cultural hot spots, and then unwind in a small town like Otranto, Italy where you can frolic privately in the peaceful sea. Be dazzled by the minaret-filled skyline of Istanbul, or experience the mind-altering "White Nights" in St. Petersburg, where the region's geniuses of times past – Dostoyevsky, Pushkin, Rachmaninoff—may just rub off on you. With so many things to do and places to see, the best way to go is by sea.

Le Champlain

Departing from: Malaga (Granada), Spain
Ports of Call: Malaga (Granada), Spain • Cadiz (Seville), Spain • Casablanca, Morocco • Porto Santo Island, Madeira • Funchal, Madeira • Arrecife, Lanzarote, Canary Islands • Santa Cruz De Tenerife, Canary Islands
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balcony from
429,762
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61,395 miles/night
suite from
632,143
miles
90,306 miles/night
Bonus Offers Available:
  • Earn Unlimited Future Cruise Credits for Referrals!
  • 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.

Le Champlain

Departing from: Valletta, Malta
Ports of Call: Valletta, Malta • Porto Empedocle, Sicily, Italy • Trapani, Sicily, Italy • Palermo, Sicily, Italy • Lipari (Isola Lipari), Italy • Cruise Stromboli Volcano • Taormina (Naxos), Sicily, Italy • Gozo Island, Malta • Valletta, Malta
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balcony from
457,143
miles
65,306 miles/night
suite from
697,619
miles
99,660 miles/night
Bonus Offers Available:
  • Earn Unlimited Future Cruise Credits for Referrals!
  • 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.

Le Champlain

Departing from: Marseille (Provence), France
Ports of Call: Marseille (Provence), France • Barcelona, Spain • Tarragona, Spain • Palma De Mallorca, Balearic Islands • Valencia, Spain • Altea, Spain • Motril (Granada), Spain • Malaga (Granada), Spain
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balcony from
413,095
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59,014 miles/night
suite from
629,762
miles
89,966 miles/night
Bonus Offers Available:
  • Earn Unlimited Future Cruise Credits for Referrals!
  • 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.

Le Champlain

Departing from: Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy
Ports of Call: Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy • Gaeta, Italy • Capri (Isola Di Capri), Italy • Amalfi, Italy • Palermo, Sicily, Italy • Cruise Stromboli Volcano • Catania, Sicily, Italy • Gozo Island, Malta • Valletta, Malta
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balcony from
495,238
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70,748 miles/night
suite from
863,095
miles
123,299 miles/night
Bonus Offers Available:
  • Earn Unlimited Future Cruise Credits for Referrals!
  • 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.

Le Laperouse

Departing from: Reykjavik, Iceland
Ports of Call: Reykjavik, Iceland • Isafjordur, Iceland • Cruise Arctic Circle • Grimsey Island, Iceland • Akureyri, Iceland • Seydisfjordur, Iceland • Heimaey, Westman Islands, Iceland • Reykjavik, Iceland
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605,952
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86,565 miles/night
suite from
1,053,571
miles
150,510 miles/night
Bonus Offers Available:
  • Earn Unlimited Future Cruise Credits for Referrals!
  • 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.
Alaska Ponant Cruises

Alaska Ponant Cruises

Le Boreal

Departing from: Nome, Alaska
Ports of Call: Nome, Alaska • Savoonga, Alaska • St. Matthew Island, Alaska • Saint George Island, Pribilof Islands, Alaska • Dutch Harbor, Alaska • Cruise Aleutian Islands, Alaska • Katmai National Park & Preserve, Alaska • Cruise Gulf Of Alaska • Cruise North Pacific • Sitka, Alaska • Cruise Frederick Sound • Prince Rupert, British Columbia • Cruise Inside Passage, British Columbia • Alert Bay, British Columbia • Vancouver (Canada Place), British Columbia
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1,024,048
miles
73,146 miles/night
balcony from
1,106,190
miles
79,014 miles/night
suite from
1,977,619
miles
141,259 miles/night
Bonus Offers Available:
  • Earn Unlimited Future Cruise Credits for Referrals!
  • 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.
Exotic Ponant Cruises

Exotic Ponant Cruises

Take a fascinating journey through the gems of the Orient on a Ponant Yacht Cruise to Asia. You’ll spend 8 to 18 days sampling incredible culture and cuisine as you sail between ports of call in China, Japan, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, and more. Feast your eyes on the world’s largest gold statue, The Golden Buddha, in Bangkok, Thailand; sip on coconuts on the sandy beach in Nha Trang, Vietnam; and trek through local villages in Bali, Indonesia. No matter which itinerary you choose, one thing is for certain: this is one vacation you’ll never forget.

Le Lyrial

Departing from: Ushuaia, Tierra Del Fuego, Argentina
Ports of Call: Ushuaia, Tierra Del Fuego, Argentina • 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 • Ushuaia, Tierra Del Fuego, Argentina
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1,245,833
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124,583 miles/night
balcony from
1,453,571
miles
145,357 miles/night
suite from
2,352,381
miles
235,238 miles/night
Bonus Offers Available:
  • Earn Unlimited Future Cruise Credits for Referrals!
  • 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.
Asia Ponant Cruises
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About Ponant Cruises
Featured Ship: L Austral
Step aboard L'Astral and experience the sublime feeling of being on your own private yacht. An exceptional ship with her own unique style, this state-... learn more
Ship Completed Date: May 1, 2011
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South America from 1,164,405 miles
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