Travel to magical destinations and secluded ports in true luxury with Ponant. A leader in small-ship cruising, Ponant provides an elegant experience with outstanding service and superior onboard amenities.
With Ponant, you'll cruise "a la francaise" -- a subtle blend of refined comfort and friendly hospitality. On board each vessel, sophisticated staterooms create an intimate environment and gourmet cuisine inspires the palate. Activities and lectures reveal fascinating information about the regions visited.
Ponant's small ships take you to destinations off the beaten track, where you can experience new cultures in an authentic way and enjoy close encounters with nature. Cruise among exotic islands, moor in secret coves of the Mediterranean, enjoy surprise whale encounters in Antarctica or take in breathtaking panoramas of Seychelles and the Maldives.
Trip ratings on this site are based on the quality of accommodations, the number of included meals and activities and the level of service delivered. Ponant's vacations are categorized as deluxe on the industry rating scale (budget, first class or deluxe).