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Le Boreal Review

4.0 / 5.0
Editor Rating
56 reviews

Wonderful cruise experience

Review for Le Boreal to the South Pacific
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6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

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Public Rooms
Fitness & Recreation

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Sail Date: Oct 2018

We had travelled on Ponant (L'Austral) previously and found that the size of ship, crew numbers, facilities suited the style of cruising which we look for. The destinations are different to other cruise lines with experts on board to give detailed information about the destination and customs of the local people. Disembarkation at the ''ports'' is via zodiacs which makes for a fun experience. Travelling with only 200-230 passengers and 140 crew makes for an intimate cruise experience. Crew are aware of each passengers requirements as the same crew look after you whether it be the bar or restaurants. There are two dining options - a more formal dining room and buffet. There is a wide variety of food at both venues. Two main lounge areas are available serving beverages.

Cabins are well appointed, always well looked after by cabin crew for whom nothing is too much trouble.

There is a spa area with gym equipment which is open 24/7 - small but has enough equipment to counteract the food and beverages if required.

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