Mythical destinations and secret ports of call only accessible to small capacity yachts. Ponant’s signature are French-style cuisine in a welcoming and intimate environment, discreet yet attentive service where no attention to detail is spared, unforgettable moments of relaxation aboard elegant French flag yachts of character. A sophisticated yet friendly atmosphere, in which, emotions, discovery and the quest for authenticity all take priority. Experience cruising in a different way and discover the magic of “Yacht Cruising”.
Given her size, shallow draft and a design that is very open to the sea (large sundeck, outdoor restaurant, easy access to the sea for swimming from her marina), Le Ponant, PONANT’s symbolic flagship gives passengers the feeling they are on a private yacht. The 32 staterooms all have a port hole and are tastefully decorated in a harmony of blues and whites. Two comfortable lounges and two restaurants complete the intimate spaces on this beautiful yacht.
- Length: 290 ft
- Beam: 39 ft
- Draft: 13 ft
- Cruising speed: 10 knots
- Guest decks: 4
- Guest capacity (double occupancy): Up to 64
- Normal crew size: 32
- Gross tonnage: 1443 UMS
Discreet yet attentive service: French Cuisine and reception in the 2 restaurants respect our best traditions.
The Diamant Restaurant and the Panoramic Restaurant offer high-quality cuisine and can host 67 guests. Both are widely open to the sea.
Of course, tribute is paid to the great French gastronomic tradition, accompanied by a selection of red, white and rosé wines free of charge during meals. A fine wine list is also available to you.
At lunchtime a delicious buffet is served on the terrace, while evening menus are more elaborate in the refined paneled décor of the Karukéra Restaurant where you dine at the table of your choice. Later in the bar, a pianist entertains guests.
Tasteful sophistication favoring life in the open air is our philosophy.
Le Ponant has plenty of space including a large comfortable lounge, two restaurants one with a terrace, and a vast sun deck from which to admire the 1500 m² of sail. There is also a platform just above sea level from which you can gaze at the marine life below or enjoy the water sports*.
The public rooms are flexible and able to receive all the passengers at once for conferences, presentations, or work sessions. Enjoy meeting people in the Emeraude Lounge, relaxing in the Saphir Lounge, having a walk on the Sun Deck.
* The water sports platform (marina) will only be open if the weather, security and local authorities permit it.
ACCOMMODATIONS ABOARD LE PONANT
Elegance and flexibility of the suites and staterooms, decorated by French interior designer Jean-Philippe Nuel.
- Flexible capacity: from 112 to 122 suites & staterooms.
- Maximum configuration: 13 suites & 108 staterooms.
- Maximum number of suites configuration: 24 suites & 86 staterooms.
- Magnificent ocean views: 114 staterooms and suites with balcony
- Individually-controlled air-conditioning
- Cabin layout: king-size bed, or twin beds, adjoining cabins available (children welcome)
- Flat screen satellite TV
- IPod™ players
- Desk with stationery
- Electronic safe
- French bath products
- Dressing table and hairdryer
- Bath robes
- Satellite direct line telephone
- 110/220 volt outlets
- 24hr room service
- Area : 12 m²
- Capacity :up to 2 passengers per cabin
- Area : 10 m²
- Capacity :up to 3 passengers per cabin