Life on board

    Whether you choose a Mediterranean cruise or an expedition into the pack ice of Antarctica, on board you will always find the exceptional levels of service for which PONANT is renowned. Our excellent service, customized and attentive, will give you the privileged feeling of sailing aboard your very own yacht.

    Our experienced staff is fully available to you, responding as precisely as possible to all of your desires and ensuring your voyage is tailor-made.


    A cruise provides the perfect setting for pampering. PONANT has partnered with the French beauty house SOTHYS Paris™ to offer a series of top-end spa and beauty treatments on board in a space entirely devoted to your well-being.

    This unique center can be found on Deck 5 of Le Boréal, L'Austral, Le Soléal and Le Lyrial and offers the following facilities:

    Treatment and massage area

    Choose from moisturizing facial treatments, relaxing massages, aromatherapy baths and anti-aging treatments, and enjoy a moment of absolute relaxation in the expert hands of our therapists.


    Balneotherapy area

    Le Boréal and L’Austral offer a large range of aromatherapy baths. Discover the benefits of revitalizing balneotherapy, rich in remineralizing salts and adapted to your needs (serenity, relaxation, or energy).

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    A real ritual of relaxation, the hammam offers all the magic of a traditional treatment, in our state-of the art facility. Make the most of your cruise and gently relax in the warm and soothing steam.

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    Hair salon

    Fitted with the latest Technogym© machines (including the Kinesis Wall©), the fitness room is an open invitation for you to enjoy exercise and relaxation. Its huge plate-glass windows open onto the sea, providing a most enjoyable setting for your workout.

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    Fitness room

    Fitted with the latest Technogym© machines (including the Kinesis Wall©), the fitness room has huge plate-glass windows opening onto the sea, providing an inspiring setting for your exercise session.
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    An outdoor panoramic lounge

    Make yourself comfortable in the outdoor lounge with its exceptional panoramic views and recharge your batteries in peace and quiet, before or after your treatment.

    Consult the SPA menu

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