Ponant captures the essence of French hospitality and transforms it into a luxurious cruise experience across the globe. Its fleet of French-flagged ships provide an intimate atmosphere, while still having ample room for guests to feel like they’re on their own private yacht. Ponant also offers the freedom to customise each cruise to create the journey you’ve always dreamed of.

India & Indian Ocean

8 nights


R 65880*
Per person sharing

What Ponant is all about

Ponant is renowned for five-star luxury with a unique French flair. As the only French cruise company, Ponant brings the exclusive French touch to your travels – whatever the destination. The impeccably trained French crew provides attentive yet discreet service, while haute cuisine and the finest wines are always on the menu. Ponant has also partnered with the finest French brands to add the ultimate in European luxury.

Why cruise with Ponant

Ponant’s fleet of ships can accommodate a maximum of 264 passengers each, ensuring that guests can enjoy the utmost in privacy and personal space. The petit yachts are able to gain access to smaller ports, exposing guests to a rich world of lesser-travelled wonders. Refined luxury is present in every detail, with the interior designed by Jean Philippe Nuel, fabrics by Pierre Frey, Hermès bath amenities, spa products by Sothy’s, and signature perfumes from Fragonard.

What you can expect from Ponant

A cruise with Ponant is defined by intimate moments of leisure and sumptuous comfort. Stroll along the deck for superb ocean views, then relax in your well-appointed suite. Take a dip in the heated sea-water pool or curl up with a book in the sun-dappled solarium. Enjoy a fascinating lecture by guest speakers in the theatre. Gastronomic delights await in the dining areas, accompanied by fine wines and French champagne. Then retreat to the Wellbeing Centre for an aromatherapy soak and soothing massage. In the evening, enjoy live music, performances and film screenings.

Most popular destinations with Ponant

Ponant cruises the world offering opportunities to explore everything from secluded bays in the Mediterranean, the dramatic icebergs of Antarctica, remote Alaska and the Caribbean islands. Set sail on a polar Antarctic expedition or savour a 10-day culinary cruise from Portugal to the vineyards of Bordeaux.

Add a dash of French flair to your travels with Ponant, contact your Cruiseabout Consultant today!