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Le Laperouse Review

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The nearest I'll get to sailing on my own private yacht!

Review for Le Laperouse to the Middle East
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Elphinwhite
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Dec 2018
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The pool deck of Le Laperouse anchored off La Digue island in the Seychelle
Observation lounge
Swimming in the Indian Ocean off the back of the ship!  Carefully supervise
The main restaurant.  The food was absolutely excellent and varied, through
The breakfast buffet, with lots of healthy options, proper porridge and a p
The reception area
The ship from a tender
The ship from a Zodiac on its way to Rasdhoo island in the Maldives.  We we
Snorkelling in the Maldives.  The ship loaned us all brand new flippers and
There were lots of activities on board, but we also loved just lounging on

We first saw Le Lapérouse from above, in port, next to a massive Costa ship - the contrast couldn't have been greater! If you like all the benefits of a small, well-run, brand new ship and enjoy French food and style, then this is definitely for you. Everything was impeccable - the warm welcome, the incredible ease of embarkation, the super-excellent service, the delicious and very imaginative French food, the pool area (with its glass wall - you can watch the horizon from the pool) the delightful public areas and a back deck that drops down to sea level for trips out on Zodiacs / RIBs - perfect for the kind of adventures you would never get on a bigger ship. We swam in the middle of the Indian Ocean, we snorkelled around an idyllic island in the Maldives that we had to ourselves - a truly unforgettable trip. Highly recommended, but not really suitable for children.

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Cabin Deluxe Stateroom

Brilliantly designed modern cabin. With various crucial things "right!" There's a separate loo, the shower room has a big shower, and a glass wall (that can be "closed" at night with a sliding door) as well as generous hanging space, drawers, cupboards and a very practical balcony.

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