LE BOUGAINVILLE

    LE BOUGAINVILLE

    Featuring innovative and environmentally-friendly equipment, elegantly designed staterooms, spacious suites with large windows, and lounge areas that open onto the outside, this new limited-capacity yacht boasting just 92 staterooms and suites will offer you a truly unique cruising experience.

    As the first ship in a new series that remains true to the Ponant spirit, Le Bougainville will embody the unique atmosphere that is the cruise line’s hallmark: a subtle blend of refinement, intimacy and comfort.

    Aboard this ship that flies the French flag, you will experience the incomparable pleasure of an intimate cruise, with the possibility of exploring an ever-increasing range of destinations in an ethnic-chic ambiance with luxury service.

    Experience a luxurious setting where the accent is on authenticity and passion for travel.

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    The decks

    Cabins category

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    Deluxe Stateroom

    • Area : 19 m²
    • Capacity :up to 2 passengers per cabin
    • 4m² Private balcony
    • Individually-controlled air-conditioning
    • King-size bed or twin beds
    • Shower
    • Minibar
    • Flat screen
    • Satellite TV
    • Desk with stationery
    • Ipod(TM) players
    • Video on demand
    • Safe
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath robes
    • Satellite direct line telephone
    • 110/220 volts outlet
    • French bath products
    • 24hr room service
    • Internet acces wifi.
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    Deluxe Suite Deck 3

    • Area : 27 m²
    • Capacity :up to 3 passengers per cabin
    • 6m² Private balcony
    • Individually-controlled air-conditioning
    • King-size bed or twin beds
    • Shower
    • Minibar
    • Flat screen
    • Satellite TV
    • Desk with stationery
    • Ipod(TM) players
    • Video on demand
    • Safe
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath robes
    • Satellite direct line telephone
    • 110/220 volts outlet
    • French bath products
    • 24hr room service
    • Internet acces wifi.
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    Deluxe Suite Deck 4

    • Area : 27 m²
    • Capacity :up to 3 passengers per cabin
    • 6m² private balcony
    • Individually-controlled air-conditioning
    • King-size bed or twin beds
    • Shower
    • Minibar
    • Flat screen
    • Satellite TV
    • Desk with stationery
    • Ipod(TM) players
    • Video on demand
    • Safe
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath robes
    • Satellite direct line telephone
    • 110/220 volts outlet
    • French bath products
    • 24hr room service
    • Internet acces wifi.
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    Deluxe Suite Deck 5

    • Area : 27 m²
    • Capacity :up to 3 passengers per cabin
    • 6m² private balcony
    • Individually-controlled air-conditioning
    • King-size bed or twin beds
    • Shower
    • Minibar
    • Flat screen
    • Satellite TV
    • Desk with stationery
    • Ipod(TM) players
    • Video on demand
    • Safe
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath robes
    • Satellite direct line telephone
    • 110/220 volts outlet
    • French bath products
    • 24hr room service
    • Internet acces wifi.
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    Deluxe Suite Deck 6

    • Area : 27 m²
    • Capacity :up to 3 passengers per cabin
    • 6m² private balcony
    • Individually-controlled air-conditioning
    • King-size bed or twin beds
    • Shower
    • Minibar
    • Flat screen
    • Satellite TV
    • Desk with stationery
    • Ipod(TM) players
    • Video on demand
    • Safe
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath robes
    • Satellite direct line telephone
    • 110/220 volts outlet
    • French bath products
    • 24hr room service
    • Internet acces wifi.
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    Grand Deluxe Suite Deck 5

    • Area : 45 m²
    • Capacity :up to 2 passengers per cabin
    • 30m² private balcony
    • Individually-controlled air-conditioning
    • King-size bed or twin beds
    • Bathtub
    • Minibar
    • Flat screen
    • Satellite TV
    • Desk with stationery
    • Ipod(TM) players
    • Video on demand
    • Safe
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath robes
    • Satellite direct line telephone
    • 110/220 volts outlet
    • French bath products
    • 24hr room service
    • Internet acces wifi.
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    Grand Deluxe Suite Deck 6

    • Area : 45 m²
    • Capacity :up to 2 passengers per cabin
    • 30m² private balcony
    • Individually-controlled air-conditioning
    • King-size bed or twin beds
    • Bathtub
    • Minibar
    • Flat screen
    • Satellite TV
    • Desk with stationery
    • Ipod(TM) players
    • Video on demand
    • Safe
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath robes
    • Satellite direct line telephone
    • 110/220 volts outlet
    • French bath products
    • 24hr room service
    • Internet acces wifi.
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    Prestige Deck 4

    • Area : 19 m²
    • Capacity :up to 2 passengers per cabin
    • 4m² private balcony
    • Individually-controlled air-conditioning
    • King-size bed or twin beds
    • Shower
    • Minibar
    • Flat screen
    • Satellite TV
    • Desk with stationery
    • Ipod(TM) players
    • Video on demand
    • Safe
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath robes
    • Satellite direct line telephone
    • 110/220 volts outlet
    • French bath products
    • 24hr room service
    • Internet acces wifi
    • 2 staterooms of 27
    • 5 m² with a private balcony of 6 m² for people with reduced mobility.
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    Prestige Deck 5

    • Area : 19 m²
    • Capacity :up to 2 passengers per cabin
    • 4m² private balcony
    • Individually-controlled air-conditioning
    • King-size bed or twin beds
    • Shower
    • Minibar
    • Flat screen
    • Satellite TV
    • Desk with stationery
    • Ipod(TM) players
    • Video on demand
    • Safe
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath robes
    • Satellite direct line telephone
    • 110/220 volts outlet
    • French bath products
    • 24hr room service
    • Internet acces wifi
    • 2 staterooms of 27
    • 5 m² with a private balcony of 6 m² for people with reduced mobility.
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    Prestige Deck 6

    • Area : 19 m²
    • Capacity :up to 2 passengers per cabin
    • 4m² private balcony
    • Individually-controlled air-conditioning
    • King-size bed or twin beds
    • Shower
    • Minibar
    • Flat screen
    • Satellite TV
    • Desk with stationery
    • Ipod(TM) players
    • Video on demand
    • Safe
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath robes
    • Satellite direct line telephone
    • 110/220 volts outlet
    • French bath products
    • 24hr room service
    • Internet acces wifi
    • 2 staterooms of 27
    • 5 m² with a private balcony of 6 m² for people with reduced mobility.
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    Prestige Deck 5 Suite

    • Area : 38 m²
    • Capacity :up to 2 passengers per cabin
    • 8m² private balcony
    • Individually-controlled air-conditioning
    • King-size bed or twin beds
    • Shower
    • Minibar
    • Flat screen
    • Satellite TV
    • Desk with stationery
    • Ipod(TM) players
    • Video on demand
    • Safe
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath robes
    • Satellite direct line telephone
    • 110/220 volts outlet
    • French bath products
    • 24hr room service
    • Internet access wifi.
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    Prestige Deck 6 Suite

    • Area : 38 m²
    • Capacity :up to 2 passengers per cabin
    • 8m² private balcony
    • Individually-controlled air-conditioning
    • King-size bed or twin beds
    • Shower
    • Minibar
    • Flat screen
    • Satellite TV
    • Desk with stationery
    • Ipod(TM) players
    • Video on demand
    • Safe
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath robes
    • Satellite direct line telephone
    • 110/220 volts outlet
    • French bath products
    • 24hr room service
    • Internet access wifi.
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    Privilege Suite Deck 5

    • Area : 32 m²
    • Capacity :up to 3 passengers per cabin
    • 8m² private balcony
    • Individually-controlled air-conditioning
    • King-size bed or twin beds
    • Bathtub
    • Minibar
    • Flat screen
    • Satellite TV
    • Desk with stationery
    • Ipod(TM) players
    • Video on demand
    • Safe
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath robes
    • Satellite direct line telephone
    • 110/220 volts outlet
    • French bath products
    • 24hr room service
    • Internet access wifi.
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    Privilege Suite Deck 6

    • Area : 32 m²
    • Capacity :up to 3 passengers per cabin
    • 8m² private balcony
    • Individually-controlled air-conditioning
    • King-size bed or twin beds
    • Bathtub
    • Minibar
    • Flat screen
    • Satellite TV
    • Desk with stationery
    • Ipod(TM) players
    • Video on demand
    • Safe
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath robes
    • Satellite direct line telephone
    • 110/220 volts outlet
    • French bath products
    • 24hr room service
    • Internet access wifi.
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    Owner's Suite

    • Area : 45 m²
    • Capacity :up to 2 passengers per cabin
    • 30mprivate balcony
    •  Individually-controlled air-conditioning
    • King-size bed
    • or twin beds Shower
    • Minibar
    • Flat screen
    • satellite TV
    • Desk with stationery
    • Ipod(TM) players
    • Video on demand
    • safe
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath robes
    • Satellite direct line telephone
    • 110/220 volts outlet
    • French bath products
    • 24hr room service
    • Internet acces wifi.

    Restaurants

    Restaurants

    As it is an essential part of French culture, gastronomy will naturally have pride of place aboard this new ship.

    • To the back of Deck 4, you will find a 260 m² panoramic restaurant which can accommodate all of our passengers in a single sitting. Designed differently to that on our other ships, this dining area, which opens onto the outside, will have a buffet of salads, desserts and cheeses at your disposal. Our discreet and attentive crew will provide table service for hot meals.

    • In a relaxed atmosphere, an outdoor grill on Deck 3 will serve grilled meats with a variety of salads and desserts.

    Public areas

    Public areas

    Like Le Boréal and its sisterships, Le Bougainville has many common areas that are designed and equipped to meet all of your needs while preserving the intimacy of each passenger.

    A 140 m² reception area includes:

    • A reception/concierge desk,
    • An excursions desk,
    • The ship’s administrative services,
    • The sales office, manned by our Guest Relations Officer,
    • Our 50 m² boutique which sells clothing, jewellery, beauty products, postcards and various accessories,
    • Toilets accessible to passengers with reduced mobility.

    A new hydraulic platform with adjustable height provides:  

    • Easier boarding than on any other cruise ship,
    • Easier Zodiac embarkation and disembarkation for expeditions,
    • Easier access to the sea for swimming and practising various water sports such as kayaking or paddle-boarding.

    A pool deck offering:

    • A pool with a panoramic view, equipped with a counter-current swimming system,
    • A pleasant solarium,
    • An outdoor bar and lounge with armchairs and sofas.

    A 200 m² main lounge which can accommodate all of our passengers to share convivial moments and to host activities organised during the day or evening.

    Lastly, a theatre that seats 188, equipped with:

    • The latest sound and lighting technology,
    • A LED wall as the stage backdrop, for the projection of high-resolution images and videos.

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    Cruises aboard the BOUGAINVILLE

    1. Mediterranean Islands
      New itinerary

      Mediterranean Islands

      from 15 April 2019 to 22 April 2019

      Set off to discover the ancient treasures of the Mediterranean with an all-new PONANT itinerary between Nice and Athens.  During these 8 days of sailing, Le Bougainville will enable you to explore mythical sites.   Leaving from Nice, you will sail towards Bonifacio, the jewel of the far...
    2. Treasures of the Hellenic World

      Treasures of the Hellenic World

      from 22 April 2019 to 29 April 2019

      Succumb to the charms of Eternal Greece during an 8-day cruise offered by PONANT. With Athens as the departure point, board Le Bougainville for an unforgettable sailing experience discovering exceptional islands and cities.  Your first port of call: Paros. Nestling in the heart of the Cyclades...
    3. 4th annual Piano Festival at Sea
      Music

      4th annual Piano Festival at Sea

      from 29 April 2019 to 6 May 2019

      In partnership with RADIO CLASSIQUE.  Set sail aboard Le Bougainville for a musical cruise in the Aegean Sea, in the cultural cradle of western civilisation. A circuit in partnership with RADIO CLASSIQUE, with the exceptional presence of Alain Duault.  This PONANT itinerary will enable you to...
    4. Ancient Treasures of the Mediterranean

      Ancient Treasures of the Mediterranean

      from 6 May 2019 to 13 May 2019

      Fall under the spell of the Mediterranean’s key sites during an 8-day cruise offered by PONANT. With Athens as the departure point, board Le Bougainville for an unforgettable sailing experience discovering exceptional islands and cities.  Your cruise will begin with the exploration of two of...
    5. Aegean Odyssey

      Aegean Odyssey

      from 13 May 2019 to 20 May 2019

      In partnership with Europe 1.From Turkey to Greece, PONANT proposes an exceptional itinerary all around the Aegean Sea. During 8 days, Le Bougainville will take you to places brimming with history, to discover sites that are among the most beautiful in Greece.  From Istanbul, you will sail to...
    6. Iberian Shores

      Iberian Shores

      from 6 June 2019 to 13 June 2019

      PONANT invites you to discover the wonders of Spain's east coast, sailing on to Lisbon, during an exceptional 8-day cruise, aboard Le Bougainville.  Your voyage will begin in Barcelona, a city in perpetual movement, where you will set out on the traces of Gaudí, and fall under the spell of his...
    7. Andalusia & Balearic Islands

      Andalusia & Balearic Islands

      from 13 June 2019 to 21 June 2019

      In partnership with CHRISTIE'S.  PONANT proposes a 9-day cruise between the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean. Aboard Le Bougainville, you will sail along the Portuguese and Spanish coasts before arriving in Civitavecchia (Rome).  You will embark in Lisbon, the Portuguese capital. There are...
    8. Treasures of Sicily

      Treasures of Sicily

      from 6 July 2019 to 14 July 2019

      Set sail with PONANT to discover the treasures of Sicily, one of the jewels of the Mediterranean, on an itinerary connecting Malta and Sicily.  During this 9-day cruise around Sicily aboard our new luxury expedition ship Le Bougainville, you will be able to explore mythical places at...
    9. The Eternal Aegean
      New itinerary

      The Eternal Aegean

      from 14 July 2019 to 22 July 2019

      From the island of Malta to Istanbul, PONANT invites you on a brand new voyage to discover Greece and its famous islands. Le Bougainville will leave Valletta, the capital of Malta and former stronghold of the Knights of the Order of Malta, for an 9-day cruise on seas that are brimming with...
    10. Splendours of the Aegean Sea

      Splendours of the Aegean Sea

      from 22 July 2019 to 29 July 2019

      Sail the Aegean Sea with PONANT and set off to discover Greece and its famous islands: the Cyclades and the Dodecanese Islands. From Istanbul, Le Bougainville will take you to exceptional sites during an 8-day Mediterranean cruise.  You will discover the volcanic island of Lemnos, near the...
    11. In the heart of the Cyclades
      New

      In the heart of the Cyclades

      from 29 July 2019 to 5 August 2019

      Cruise with PONANT on an exceptional itinerary and discover the treasures of the Cyclades. Step aboard the Le Lyrial in Athens for an 8-day cruise to the most beautiful Greek islands of the Aegean Sea.  Your voyage starts with sightseeing around Patmos. Also known as the 'Jerusalem of...
    12. From Ancient Greece to Italian shores
      Last staterooms
      New itinerary

      From Ancient Greece to Italian shores

      from 13 August 2019 to 20 August 2019

      With Athens as the departure point, set sail aboard Le Bougainville for a cruise between Greece and Italy. This all-new PONANT itinerary is 8 days long and will enable you to discover the marvels of the Mediterranean.  You will make a port of call at Delos, a minuscule island in the Cyclades...
    13. From the Serenissima to the City of gods

      From the Serenissima to the City of gods

      from 30 August 2019 to 6 September 2019

      PONANT invites you on an unforgettable circuit that will take you from the Adriatic Sea to the Aegean Sea, discovering the unmissable sites of Italy, Greece and the Dalmatian coastlines. Enjoy this 8-day cruise aboard Le Bougainville, between Venice and Athens.  Following a first port of call in...
    14. Splendours of the Western Mediterranean

      Splendours of the Western Mediterranean

      from 4 October 2019 to 11 October 2019

      From the island of Malta to Athens, PONANT invites you on an exceptional voyage with two ports of call in Sicily and four in Greece.  Le Bougainville will leave Valletta, the capital of Malta and former stronghold of the Knights of the Order of Malta, for an 8-day cruise on seas that...
    15. Ancient Treasures of the Mediterranean

      Ancient Treasures of the Mediterranean

      from 25 October 2019 to 1 November 2019

      Fall under the spell of the Mediterranean’s key sites during an 8-day cruise offered by PONANT. With Athens as the departure point, board Le Bougainville for an unforgettable sailing experience discovering exceptional islands and cities.  Your cruise will begin with the exploration of two of...
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