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

Discover a New Kind of Cruise with Ponant & Delta Skymiles Cruises

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 Delta Skymiles Cruises.

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Featured Ponant Cruises

Featured Ponant Cruises

  • Le Lyrial

    7 Night Recitals in the Mediterranean

    Le Lyrial

    Departing from: Venice, Italy
    Ports of Call:
    • Hvar, Croatia
    • Dubrovnik, Croatia
    • Cruise Bay Of Kotor (Kotor Fjord)
    • Bari, Italy
    • Corinth Canal Transit
    • Nafplion (Nauplion), Greece
    • Paros, Greece
    • Athens, Greece
    Sailing Dates:
    • June 2019
    interior from
    N/A
    oceanview from
    $3,860
    $551pernight
    balcony from
    $4,190
    $599pernight
    suite from
    $7,360
    $1,051pernight
    Bonus Offers Available:
    • Limited-Time Offer: Luxury Miles Bonus
    • Earn TRIPLE Miles on Balconies and Suites!
    • Earn 3000 Miles!
    • Earn Unlimited Future Cruise Credits for Referrals!
  • L Austral

    7 Night Celtic Shores

    5 rating out of 5  (2 reviews)

    L Austral

    Departing from: Portsmouth, England
    Ports of Call:
    • Guernsey, Channel Islands
    • Isles Of Scilly
    • Cork, Ireland
    • Liverpool, England
    • Douglas, Isle Of Man
    • Belfast, Northern Ireland
    • Dublin, Ireland
    Sailing Dates:
    • April 2019
    interior from
    N/A
    oceanview from
    $2,860
    $409pernight
    balcony from
    $3,110
    $444pernight
    suite from
    $5,500
    $786pernight
    Bonus Offers Available:
    • Limited-Time Offer: Luxury Miles Bonus
    • Earn TRIPLE Miles on Balconies and Suites!
    • Earn 3000 Miles!
    • Earn Unlimited Future Cruise Credits for Referrals!
  • Le Champlain

    7 Night National Parks & Panama Canal

    Le Champlain

    Departing from: Puerto Caldera (Puntarenas), Costa Rica
    Ports of Call:
    • Playa Herradura, Costa Rica
    • Puerto Quepos, Costa Rica
    • Punta Alegre, Darien, Panama
    • Panama Canal Full Transit
    • Cayos Hollandes, San Blas Islands, Panama
    • Colon, Panama
    Sailing Dates:
    • February 2019
    interior from
    N/A
    oceanview from
    N/A
    balcony from
    $3,920
    $560pernight
    suite from
    $6,110
    $873pernight
    Bonus Offers Available:
    • Limited-Time Offer: Luxury Miles Bonus
    • Earn TRIPLE Miles on Balconies and Suites!
    • Earn 3000 Miles!
    • Earn Unlimited Future Cruise Credits for Referrals!
  • L Austral

    10 Night Emblematic Antarctica

    5 rating out of 5  (2 reviews)

    L Austral

    Departing from: Ushuaia, Tierra Del Fuego, Argentina
    Ports of Call:
    • Cruise Drake Passage
    • Cruise Neko Harbor, Antarctica
    • Cruise Paradise Harbor (Paradise Bay), Antarctica
    • Pleneau Island, Antarctica
    • Cruise Pleneau Island & Port Charcot, Antarctica
    • Port Lockroy, Antarctica
    • Deception Island, Shetland Islands
    • Cruise The Weddell Sea
    • Cruise Drake Passage
    Sailing Dates:
    • January 2019
    • February 2019
    interior from
    N/A
    oceanview from
    $10,210
    $1,021pernight
    balcony from
    $10,960
    $1,096pernight
    suite from
    $18,210
    $1,821pernight
    Bonus Offers Available:
    • Limited-Time Offer: Luxury Miles Bonus
    • Earn TRIPLE Miles on Balconies and Suites!
    • Earn 5000 Miles!
    • Earn Unlimited Future Cruise Credits for Referrals!
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 Laperouse

    7 Night Rome and Antique Treasures

    Le Laperouse

    Departing from: Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy
    Ports of Call:
    • Naples, Italy
    • Taormina (Naxos), Sicily, Italy
    • Katakolon (Olympia), Greece
    • Itea (Delphi), Greece
    • Corinth Canal Transit
    • Delos, Greece
    • Mykonos, Greece
    • Patmos, Greece
    • Athens, Greece
    Sailing Dates:
    • November 2018
    interior from
    N/A
    oceanview from
    N/A
    balcony from
    $3,100
    $443pernight
    suite from
    $4,720
    $674pernight
    Bonus Offers Available:
    • Limited-Time Offer: Luxury Miles Bonus
    • Earn TRIPLE Miles on Balconies and Suites!
    • Earn 3000 Miles!
    • Earn Unlimited Future Cruise Credits for Referrals!
  • Le Laperouse

    7 Night Splendours of the Western Mediterranean

    Le Laperouse

    Departing from: Valletta, Malta
    Ports of Call:
    • Catania, Sicily, Italy
    • Taormina (Naxos), Sicily, Italy
    • Katakolon (Olympia), Greece
    • Itea (Delphi), Greece
    • Corinth Canal Transit
    • Nafplion (Nauplion), Greece
    • Hydra, Greece
    • Athens, Greece
    Sailing Dates:
    • September 2018
    interior from
    N/A
    oceanview from
    N/A
    balcony from
    $3,680
    $526pernight
    suite from
    $5,700
    $814pernight
    Bonus Offers Available:
    • Limited-Time Offer: Luxury Miles Bonus
    • Earn TRIPLE Miles on Balconies and Suites!
    • Earn 3000 Miles!
    • Earn Unlimited Future Cruise Credits for Referrals!
  • Le Lyrial

    8 Night In the heart of the Adriatic

    Le Lyrial

    Departing from: Venice, Italy
    Ports of Call:
    • Rab Island, Croatia
    • Hvar, Croatia
    • Dubrovnik, Croatia
    • Mljet Island, Croatia
    • Korcula Island, Croatia
    • Cres, Croatia
    • Trieste, Italy
    Sailing Dates:
    • August 2018
    interior from
    N/A
    oceanview from
    $4,214
    $527pernight
    balcony from
    $4,574
    $572pernight
    suite from
    $8,114
    $1,014pernight
    Bonus Offers Available:
    • Limited-Time Offer: Luxury Miles Bonus
    • Earn TRIPLE Miles on Balconies and Suites!
    • Earn 3000 Miles!
    • Earn Unlimited Future Cruise Credits for Referrals!
  • Le Lyrial

    8 Night Discovery of Dalmatian Shores

    Le Lyrial

    Departing from: Athens, Greece
    Ports of Call:
    • Hydra, Greece
    • Corinth Canal Transit
    • Ithaca, Greece
    • Parga, Greece
    • Kotor, Montenegro
    • Dubrovnik, Croatia
    • Mljet Island, Croatia
    • Korcula Island, Croatia
    • Hvar, Croatia
    • Venice, Italy
    Sailing Dates:
    • August 2018
    interior from
    N/A
    oceanview from
    $4,214
    $527pernight
    balcony from
    $4,574
    $572pernight
    suite from
    $8,114
    $1,014pernight
    Bonus Offers Available:
    • Limited-Time Offer: Luxury Miles Bonus
    • Earn TRIPLE Miles on Balconies and Suites!
    • Earn 3000 Miles!
    • Earn Unlimited Future Cruise Credits for Referrals!
Transatlantic Ponant Cruises

Transatlantic Ponant Cruises

  • Le Ponant

    9 Night Ocean Voyage

    Le Ponant

    Departing from: Praia, Santiago, Cape Verde
    Ports of Call:
    • Fort-De-France, Martinique
    Sailing Dates:
    • November 2018
    interior from
    N/A
    oceanview from
    $1,970
    $219pernight
    balcony from
    N/A
    suite from
    N/A
    Bonus Offers Available:
    • Limited-Time Offer: Luxury Miles Bonus
    • Earn TRIPLE Miles on Balconies and Suites!
    • Earn 5000 Miles!
    • Earn Unlimited Future Cruise Credits for Referrals!
About Ponant Cruises
Explore Ponant Yacht Cruise Ships:

L Austral

Le Boreal

Le Bougainville

Le Champlain

Le Dumont dUrville

Le Laperouse

Le Lyrial

Le Ponant

Le Soleal

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