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Ponant Le Ponant Cruise Reviews

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Review for a Cuba Cruise on Le Ponant

10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This is going to be the most difficult review of a ship I have written, I was on Le Ponant for 6 days as part of a Tauck sponsored People to People tour in Cuba which is one of the few ways Americans can visit Cuba. I searched in vein for in-depth comments on Le Ponant on Cruise Critic and there really isn't anything that proved helpful. So I decided to provide one. Le Ponant is primarily ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

The Good and The Bad

Review for a Mediterranean Cruise on Le Ponant

2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

The Good. The wait staff, front reception or any staff you met on deck exceptional! Rooms are very nice and clean and housekeeping excellent. I have travelled on a few River Cruises expecting a closet on a Small Ship. Not the case very nice. Shore excursions great. Our safety briefing was conducted by someone who did not have a great command of the English language. I left the session still ...
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Sail Date: July 2018

Excellent Luxury Cruise on Le Ponant

Review for a Cuba Cruise on Le Ponant

Joe C.C.
2-5 Cruises • Age 30s

We were incredibly impressed on the quality of our cruise aboard Le Ponant. The ship had been built as a luxury yacht vs. a cruise ship. The cabins had just recently been updated and service was fantastic. However, the best part of our cruise was by far the food! The food was a 5 course meal for almost every meal! There was a full time French pasty chef, which means it was extremely hard to come ...
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Sail Date: February 2018

Cabo Verde Island Cruise on Le Ponant

Review for a Africa Cruise on Le Ponant

10+ Cruises • Age 50s

The absolute best way to see Cabo Verde - we were able to see 7 of the 10 islands. Small ship enabled us to get into all the small ports. Who can say NO to french cuisine. We had a wonderful time on this cruise. Remember this is a small ship and it's not about the ship or the on board amenities, it's about the location. We found most of the staff to be very accommodating, remember on ...
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Sail Date: November 2017

Nice to Nice, Great Corsican Loop

Review for a Mediterranean Cruise on Le Ponant

10+ Cruises • Age 80s

A wonderful experience in every aspect. Le Ponant is a beautiful yacht with thirty-two cabins and ideal for the itinerary with so much stunning scenery. Comfortable cabins, with good bathroom and shower, hairdryer. Friendly Captain and Crew readily available to interact with passengers. Excellent food and waiters, with formal dining and dining on deck being our preferred ...
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Sail Date: August 2017

Cuba with University Alum

Review for a Cuba Cruise on Le Ponant

10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We were participants in a university alum travel group. It was appealing to explore Cuba while having a floating hotel. We love cruising and this was our first time on Le Ponant. The staff was outstanding - each was friendly and knew our names in no time. We were disappointed in the food and with the bed in the cabin. The snack food during happy hour was the best food on the trip. ...
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Sail Date: January 2017

Cuba by day, France by night

Review for a Cuba Cruise on Le Ponant

2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

We were based on the boat with three university alum travel groups visiting Cuba. It was a great advantage to return to one location after visiting 4 of the oldest cities on the island. We were always greeted warmly by the French crew and it was good to have a respite from rundown Cuba. We enjoyed the special food and buffet service on the outside deck for breakfast and lunch and dinner in the ...
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Sail Date: January 2017

Beautiful Tyrhennian sea coast on the Ponanat

Review for a Italy Cruise on Le Ponant

10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Ponant is a lovely yacht if the seas are kind. We were lucky and it only got rough the last night. Despite the excellent service onboard, there are a few things that, for the price, should be addressed. 1. Do not be fooled by the deck chart. Cabins 1 through 5 are very tiny and definitely should be your last choice. The beds are fixed queens and cannot be separated. These cabins ...
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Sail Date: September 2016

Amazing experience,

Review for a Mediterranean Cruise on Le Ponant

10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We found the Trip a great experience, the crew friendly professional and helpful at any time .The food and beverages of high quality and selection. The selection of stops for swimming excellent. The stop for Sardinia,-Porto Cervo a waste of time. Bonifacio a great location. Also we enjoyed the mix of people on the boat and the occasion of meeting Mr. Stephen Winter who gave us an insight on the ...
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Sail Date: August 2016

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