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Mythical destinations and secret ports of call only accessible to small capacity yachts. Ponant’s signature are Frenchstyle 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.
Port of call & excursions
2 March 2017 – HabanaArrival 02/03/2017. Departure 02/03/2017 midday.
Havana, the center of Cuban government and culture, is one of the most architecturally alluring cities in the Western Hemisphere. Old Havana, a UNESCO World Hertige Site, was founded in 1510 as the "Key to the New World." It is now in process of being restored and reclaiming its legacy.
3 March 2017 – Cabo San Antonio Maria LaGordaArrival 03/03/2017 midday. Departure 03/03/2017 late afternoon.
4 March 2017 – Cayo Largo del SurArrival 04/03/2017 midday. Departure 04/03/2017 early evening.
Cayo Largo is a limestone islet of white sand, teeming coral reefs, and a profusion of turtles, iguanas, cranes, and flamingoes.
5 March 2017 – CienfuegosArrival 05/03/2017 early morning. Departure 05/03/2017.
6 March 2017 – CienfuegosArrival 06/03/2017. Departure 06/03/2017 evening.
Known as the Pearl of the South, Cienfuegos, a small port town lying in the crook of Cuba’s largest bay, shines with a thousand lights. Its colourful city centre with its unique architecture combines French and Spanish influences from the 14th and 20th century and consists of constructions of a neoclassical and eclectic style. A UNESCO World Heritage listed town, its colonial heritage is clearly visible to the visitor. As you wander through the narrow streets, do not miss a visit to the José Martí park in the former Plaza de Armas, the government palace which is now the town hall, and the Malecon waterfront walkway. Make the most of the gentle way of life and, as night falls, enjoy the festive atmosphere in the town.
7 March 2017 – CasildaArrival 07/03/2017 early morning. Departure 07/03/2017 late afternoon.
Trinidad is the crown jewel of Cuba’s colonial towns. Founded in 1514, it is now a UNESCO World Heritage site. Its cobblestoned streets are lined with neoclassical and baroque homes and buildings embellished with wrought-iron grillwork.
8 March 2017 – At seaArrival 08/03/2017. Departure 08/03/2017.
During your day at sea, make the most of the many services and activities on board. Treat yourself to a moment of relaxation in the spa or stay in shape in the fitness centre. Depending on the season, let yourself be tempted by the swimming pool or a spot of sunbathing. This day without a port of call will also be an opportunity to enjoy the conferences or shows proposed on board, to do some shopping in the boutique or to meet the PONANT photographers in their dedicated space. As for lovers of the open sea, they will be able to visit the ship’s upper deck to admire the spectacle of the waves and perhaps be lucky enough to observe marine species. A truly enchanted interlude, combining comfort, rest and entertainment.
9 March 2017 – Santiago de CubaArrival 09/03/2017 early morning. Departure 09/03/2017 early afternoon.
Set at the head of a spacious bay that is surrounded by mountains, Santiago, Cuba’s second largest city, is one of the island’s oldest cities, founded in 1515. The city is known for its eclectic architectural styles that range from Colonial to Art Nouveau, as well as for its flourishing artistic and cultural scene.