If you're looking for an intimate, authentic vacation experience filled with unforgettable memories in exquisite destinations around the world, look no further than Ponant Yacht Cruises. This is no ordinary cruise line - with small ships carrying no more than 230 guests apiece (sometimes as few as 64!), Ponant can guarantee you a cruise experience like no other. Be prepared to get up-close-and-personal with your destinations - small ships mean easier access to charming port towns and seaside vistas - and visit countries often passed over by other ships, like Cuba or Libya. Shore excursions provide truly one-of-a-kind experiences: you can scuba dive in the Mediterranean, hike through a Caribbean rainforest, or attend a village feast in rural Russia.
Ponant's immersive philosophy extends to the onboard experience as well. Lectures and seminars by international experts extend your knowledge of your destinations' culture and history, and theme cruises offer speakers and activities catered to interests of all kinds, from golf to jazz music. Spend downtime relaxing by the pool, or head to the onboard spa for a variety of face, body, and wellness treatments.
Exquisite French-inspired cuisine, elegant décor, and impeccable service combine to create a distinctly French ambience on board: sophisticated, yet always comfortable. Discover the meaning of life "à la française" with Ponant and Orbitz Cruises.
It's hard to imagine a more relaxing vacation than a Ponant Yacht Cruise to the Caribbean. Time moves a little slower when you're floating between islands, turquoise-blue water below and clear sunny skies above. In port, you can take your pick of beautiful natural treasures - waterfalls, rainforests, or coral reefs - and rich cultural activities. Visit the Frigate Bird Sanctuary in Barbuda, take a walk through the lush valleys of Antigua, or explore a 300-year-old fortress in St. Kitts before relaxing on one of the region's breathtaking beaches. You'll return home with a full camera, a clear mind, and a bit of that island spirit still intact.
Whether you're new to the continent or a seasoned traveler, you've never experienced Europe like this! On a Ponant Yacht Cruise to Europe, you'll relax in ultimate luxury as you sail from one fascinating port to the next, watching the lush green landscapes of Scotland or the whitewashed villages of Greece pass by. Lounge on the pristine beaches of Ibiza, Spain, explore the mountain village of Geiranger, Norway, or learn to scuba dive in Bodrum, Turkey. On Ponant's intimate yacht cruises, you'll get a chance to explore a side of Europe usually hidden to tourists - small seaside towns, off-the-beaten-track landscapes, and authentic cultural experiences you'll remember forever.
Embark on an exhilarating adventure through lush forests, mangrove swamps, arid deserts, and snow-capped volcanoes on a Ponant Yacht Cruise to South America. Take an unforgettable journey through the Panama Canal on your way to Colombia and Ecuador, and visit the largest adobe city in the ancient world – Chan Chan – from port in Trujillo, Peru. In Arica, Chile, explore the renowned Lauca National Park, a stunning landscape of volcanoes, lakes, and lava rivers.
If you’re looking for an authentic and unforgettable voyage, climb on board a Ponant Yacht Cruise to Asia. Dense tropical forests, calm turquoise waters, and bustling modern cities await – and on your small, intimate ship, you’ll get up-close-and-personal with it all. Take a boat ride past huge limestone formations in breathtaking Phang Nga Bay, Thailand; visit the melodious Bird Garden in Hong Kong, China; and admire the Confucius Temple in Tainan City, Taiwan. It’s truly a once-in-a-lifetime adventure.
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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