The only French cruise line, Ponant is an integral part of France’s great shipping tradition. Established in 1988, Ponant is owned by the CMA CGM Group, the world’s third largest container shipping group and heir to the renowned Compagnie Générale Transatlantique French Line. Each of the five ships, have their own individual personality and symbolize the art of cruising “à la française” in line with our company philosophy. The fleet of 5 vessels allows for choice. Le Ponant: 32 staterooms, a refined and efficienthree-masted sailing yacht. Le Levant: 45 staterooms, a sleek thoroughbred private yacht. Le Diamant: 113 staterooms, get carried away onboard this expedition ship. Entering service in 2010/2011 two new state of the art ships Le Boréal and L’Austral: 132 staterooms and suites vessels offering a range of new itineraries. Ponant offer chic cruising without the crowds, experience the comfort of a private cruise onboard vessels of an intimate size: exclusive to between 64 to 226 guests. Interiors are elegant and uncluttered, delight in the fun and casual elegance onboard without the formalities. Discover exceptional sites and come closed to landscapes so often inaccessible to large ships. The french registry allows us to visit destinations often not visited by other lines including Cuba and Libya. Enjoy onboard seminars with international experts, passionate about their subjects, giving a further dimension to the sights you see. Exquisite dining with French and international cuisine, with complimentary wines included at lunch and dinner. Crew members, all versed in elegant discretion, will see to it that you enjoy a welcome that will make your cruise a unique experience. Ponant offer an alternative to many other traditional cruise line, discover with French chic and elegance. Many extras included: all meals while onboard, mineral water, tea, coffee, wines served during lunch and dinner, evening entertainment and events, baggage handling from pier to ship and vice versa

Cruising is a marvellous way to discover new destinations, a unique opportunity to access sites that are sometimes not accessible by land… a carefree lifestyle… and the best way to travel in style.

Between land and sea, all the riches and originality of a cruise

On board…

As the mood takes you, enjoy the comfort and facilities on our ships, the peace and quiet in your staterooms, and quite simply the magic of being at sea.

Leisure activities and relaxation
From the auditorium to the beauty salon, the library to the deckchairs by the pool, everything is there for your pleasure and entertainment. Your cruise will not be long enough to enjoy them all !

Opportunities to socialise as well as relax
The communal areas provide the perfect ambiance to socialise with other passengers if you wish. However, our spacious yet small capacity ships in terms of number of cabins also offer an ideal setting for a peaceful break.

A varied and international clientele
Families, couples or groups of friends, our passengers come from all age groups and backgrounds.

Technology to guarantee your wellbeing at sea
Finally, the state-of-the-art technology on our ships guarantees optimum sailing conditions and reduces any risk of seasickness.


Once ashore, enjoy every port of call
Alone or in a group
Depending on your wishes, you are free to explore each new port of call, alone or on one of the excursions we organise for you.

To sail away and disconnect completely from ordinary life; to reach for new horizons with different perspectives, drifting from port to port, discovering other cultures… to really “live” the change of scenery.

All the magic of a cruise !

From the Mediterranean to Greenland, the Caribbean to North America, the Pacific to Antarctica on high-class ships, Compagnie du Ponant offers luxury cruises, standard or themed, unusual and intimate.

From a three-mast to a cruise ship via yachts of character, our fleet of five vessels provides all the comfort of its own-design facilities, combined with the intimacy of having a limited number of cabins with a maximum capacity of 264 passengers.

Sundeck, pool, water sports facilities, wellness areas with gym, spa, hammam and beauty salon, not to mention the gourmet restaurants – just some of the invitations for you to sit back and relax.
As you are borne along from port to port, the hushed ambiance of our ocean-view staterooms and suites provides an ideal retreat, and are equipped with all the facilities required for total peace of mind.

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