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L'Austral

This superb mega-yacht with 132 cabins is the result of the expertise of the Italian Fincantieri shipyard and French sophistication, as interpreted by designer Jean-Philippe Nuel. L'Austral remains faithful to our philosophy - to create a unique atmosphere, a subtle blend of luxury, intimacy and well-being. A sleek silhouette softened by elegantly smooth contours and large, arched windows opening up to the sea and the light: so many features come together to give L’Austral her distinctive shape. Precious materials, discreet elegance and a perfect balance between chic and casual, combine to make you feel as if you are on your own private yacht. A design blending tradition and innovation, where a nautical mood has been subtly recreated. Precious materials in smoothing neutral tones are brought to life with splashes of cheerful reds. So many personal touches create the spirit of a “private yacht.” You will encounter unique itineraries, calls inaccessible to large ships, chic and elegant yacht-like ambiance, raffined and personalized service as well as gastronomic cuisine.

L'Austral

Accommodating up to 230 guests with an intimate setting that doesn't compromise on elegance. L'Austral offers a unique cruising experience that evokes a feeling of warmth and effortless style. While the sizes of L'Austral's suites and staterooms vary, you can rely on their luxury. Enjoy views from private balconies in all 115 suits and staterooms. Onboard L'Austral there is no shortage of areas where you can relax and get to know your fellow passengers. There's also a pool, sun deck, terrace and theatre.

La Belle de L'Adriatique

Welcome on board Belle de l’Adriatique built in 2007. Set off to discover Croatia, the Canary Islands or choose to cruise along the Moroccan coast. In order to cater for an ever increasing demand and meet with our passengers expectations, we proudly present our latest ship, Belle de l’Adriatique is an intimate yet beautifully appointed ship which can accommodate 200 people. Spacious and comfortable, this new ship is unmatchable in its category. Purpose built for coastal cruises, Belle de l’Adriatique can dock in most ports. All the on board facilities have been designed to create a warm and cosy atmosphere.

La Nouvelle Etoile

Building on a tradition, La Nouvelle Etoile has revolutionized standards of excellence in barging with unprecedented levels of luxury and sophisticated technology. An elevator whisks you from Suite level to Salon level, where you will feel welcomed as you enter the Salon with its warm well-appointed teak interior and elegant furnishings. Choose from several elegant settings. Settle into the intimate conversation area for cocktails with companions or pull up the most comfortable barstool imaginable if you prefer being perched high for sightseeing through the large picture windows. Throughout, you are bathed with uplifting natural daylight and views of the surrounding scenery. At night, subtle interior lighting facilitates views of lights dancing across the water. Your every need and wish have been anticipated. Meticulous attention to detail is evident throughout – from the selection of the linens to the fresh flowers and fruit in each suite. La Nouvelle Etoile is designed for the ultimate in comfort and convenience and offers the following features and amenities.Built on one of the largest hulls afloat that can navigate the small canals, La Nouvelle Etoile offers a fitness center, Jacuzzi hot tub, elevator, internet access, independently controlled air conditioning in each suite and self-service laundry. Gourmet meals are served on beautiful china, silver and fine crystal in our spacious dining room. You can sunbathe on the ample sun deck with retractable electric canopy or ride a bike along the towpaths or in ports of call.

La Pinta

An elegant 48-guest yacht, La Pinta is the physical creation of many combined dreams shared by captains and crew, guides, and guests over the years. This beautiful yacht features spacious staterooms with floor-to-ceiling windows and sophisticated yet relaxed decks and lounges with unencumbered views. La Pinta includes three decks with upscale, comfortable community spaces ideal for watching the world around you, including the outdoor Sky Bar and the Observation Lounge with floor-to-ceiling windows. Share new findings with your like-minded fellow adventurers in the Natural History Library or over a dinner of fresh catch in the intimate dining room. In addition to an exercise room and outdoor Jacuzzi, adventure equipment onboard includes snorkeling equipment; wetsuits; sea kayaks; and a glass-bottom boat. There are two cabin categories aboard La Pinta: Captain and Admiral. Depending on the cabin, doubles or triples can be accommodated; four of which can be interconnected for families or groups traveling together. Depending on guests’ wishes, all beds can be separated as twins or joined as a queen. Common to all La Pinta cabins are: Floor-to-ceiling windows, Air conditioning, iPod/MP3/MP4 music docking stations, In-room safe deposit boxes

Lafayette

The MS Lafayette was launched in April 2014. This extraordinary ship features an impressive transformation of the living spaces: we have reduced the number of cabins in order to make them more spacious. Each cabin will be between 172 and 215 square feet and will have impressive floor to ceiling picture windows providing astonishing panoramic views as our ship cruises. As with all our ships, our ultra-comfortable cabins come with a wide-screen TV, safe, hair dryer, individual air-conditioning and heating controls, and much, much more. We’ve also changed the cabin bathroom design to make it more decorative and modern. The boat’s public and social areas, bathed in a resolutely contemporary look and feel, will be warm and welcoming. LED lighting, thick and luxurious carpeting, lights, colors and sumptuous materials have been brought together by our decorators to create a truly inspirational atmosphere.

Lan Diep

The Lan Diep is 22 cabin river vessel, inspired by the Mekong’s ancient tradition of river boat building. This vessel is spacious, luxurious and oozes quality. Lan Diep’s strong metallic hull is gently embedded in an exquisite wood colonial-styled finishing. Like its sister vessels, the Lan Diep was builted with comfort and security in mind. Spacious cabins are equipped with security boxes, hot-showers, central A/C and large storage space.

Laos Pandaw

The 14th ship in the Pandaw fleet, the RV Laos Pandaw will feature just 10 staterooms and a crew-to-guest ratio of 2 to 1. The Laos Pandaw will feature a same shallow draught for additional maneuverability during low water season, along with an engine that has been designed with greater horsepower in mind in order to successfully sail the remote Upper Mekong.

Le Boreal

Like her sisterships, Le Boréal embodies the subtle alliance between luxury, intimacy and wellbeing which is PONANT’s signature. The elegance of her exterior and interior lines and her intimate size (only 132 staterooms and suites) make this a rare and innovative yacht on the cruise market. Interior Design: Superior materials, discreet elegance and a tasteful décor reflect a nautical mood subtly revisited. Aboard, soothing neutral grey tones are enlivened by splashes of red, our signature theme linking tradition and innovation to create personal touches in the spirit of a “private yacht”.

Le Boreal

With 139 friendly and attentive crew aboard this 200-passenger ship, you can expet to be looked after by the best. Fully equipped for exploring glacial waters, it features innovative eco-friendly technology. With an advanced stabilising system and superior speed, it offers a smooth, fast, safe journey. From 24-hour room service to the Captain's Welcome Cocktail Party and the Farewell Gala Dinner, you'll be amazed at the wide range of dining options on offer. These include elegant fine dining at the Gastronomic Restaurant and more casual cuisine at the Grill Restaurant. With a library, gym, theatre, hairdresser, spa, fitness centre, medical cenre and even an elevator on board, you'll have everything you need and more. Take some down time in a quiet corner, relax at the spa, or enjoy a drink with your new-found friends; there's something for everyone. With the highlight of the cruise undoubtedly the scenery, you can enjoy the breathtaking glacial landscapes over a drink in one of the ship's spacious lounges or bars. If you're keen to take in the fresh air, bundle up and head out on deck, or enjoy the view from the open-air bar.

Le Bougainville

Featuring innovative and environmentally-friendly equipment, elegantly designed cabins, spacious suites with large windows, and lounge areas that open onto the outside, this new limited-capacity yacht boasting just 92 cabins and suites will offer you a truly unique cruising experience. As the first ship in a new series that remains true to the Ponant spirit, Le Bougainville will embody the unique atmosphere that is the cruise line’s hallmark: a subtle blend of refinement, intimacy and comfort. Aboard this ship that flies the French flag, you will experience the incomparable pleasure of an intimate cruise, with the possibility of exploring an ever-increasing range of destinations in an ethnic-chic ambiance with luxury service. Experience a luxurious setting where the accent is on authenticity and passion for travel.

Le Champlain

Featuring innovative and environmentally-friendly equipment, elegantly designed cabins, spacious suites with large windows, and lounge areas that open onto the outside, this new limited-capacity yacht boasting just 92 cabins and suites will offer you a truly unique cruising experience. As the first ship in a new series that remains true to the Ponant spirit, Le Champlain will embody the unique atmosphere that is the cruise line’s hallmark: a subtle blend of refinement, intimacy and comfort. Aboard this ship that flies the French flag, you will experience the incomparable pleasure of an intimate cruise, with the possibility of exploring an ever-increasing range of destinations in an ethnic-chic ambiance with 5-star service. Experience a luxurious setting where the accent is on authenticity and passion for travel.

Le Dumont D'Urville

Featuring innovative and environmentally-friendly equipment, elegantly designed cabins, spacious suites with large windows, and lounge areas that open onto the outside, this new limited-capacity yacht boasting just 92 cabins and suites will offer you a truly unique cruising experience. As the first ship in a new series that remains true to the Ponant spirit, Le Dumont d'Urville will embody the unique atmosphere that is the cruise line’s hallmark: a subtle blend of refinement, intimacy and comfort. Aboard this ship that flies the French flag, you will experience the incomparable pleasure of an intimate cruise, with the possibility of exploring an ever-increasing range of destinations in an ethnic-chic ambiance with luxury service. Experience a luxurious setting where the accent is on authenticity and passion for travel.

Le Laperouse

Featuring innovative and environmentally-friendly equipment, elegantly designed cabins, spacious suites with large windows, and lounge areas that open onto the outside, this new limited-capacity yacht boasting just 92 cabins and suites will offer you a truly unique cruising experience. As the first ship in a new series that remains true to the Ponant spirit, Le Lapérouse will embody the unique atmosphere that is the cruise line’s hallmark: a subtle blend of refinement, intimacy and comfort. Aboard this ship that flies the French flag, you will experience the incomparable pleasure of an intimate cruise, with the possibility of exploring an ever-increasing range of destinations in an ethnic-chic ambiance with 5-star service. Experience a luxurious setting where the accent is on authenticity and passion for travel.

Le Lyrial

Fourth ship in this superb series loyal to the PONANT spirit, Le Lyrial like her sisterships embodies the subtle alliance between luxury, intimacy and wellbeing which is PONANT’s signature. The elegance of her exterior and interior lines and her intimate size (only 122 staterooms and suites) make this a rare and innovative yacht on the cruise market. Interoir Design: We have been inspired by the destinations we visit and decided to create a subtle variation around a palette of blues. Ranging from the luminous delicate grey-blue of the Polar ice to splashes of the vivid turquoise blue found in Mediterranean coves, it also includes the blue light of the future pole star.

Le Lyrial

Picture yourself relaxing on the sun deck or in the lounges and bars, as the luxurious Le Lyrial charts a course across the glittering waters. With spacious suites, first-class dining and idyllic destinations, this luxurious cruise is every bit the private yacht experience, and you only need to unpack once. Launched in April 2015, this stunning yacht represents one of the finest ways in which to discover the unbridled beauty of the Aegean and the Adriatic, all while travelling with other like-minded people from Australia and New Zealand. With a fantastic staff-to-passenger ratio of 1:2, our highly trained staff are welcoming and friendly, and more than happy to assist you in any way they can. Just over 100 staterooms and suites. All-inclusive luxury during your cruise.

Le Ponant

Mythical destinations and secret ports of call only accessible to small capacity yachts. Ponant’s signature are Frenchstyle cuisine in a welcoming and intimate environment, discreet yet attentive service where no attention to detail is spared, unforgettable moments of relaxation aboard elegant French flag yachts of character. A sophisticated yet friendly atmosphere, in which, emotions, discovery and the quest for authenticity all take priority. Experience cruising in a different way and discover the magic of « Yacht Cruising ». Given her size, shallow draft and a design that is very open to the sea (large sundeck, outdoor restaurant, easy access to the sea for swimming from her marina), Le Ponant, PONANT’s symbolic flagship gives passengers the feeling they are on a private yacht. The 32 staterooms all have a port hole and are tastefully decorated in a harmony of blues and whites. Two comfortable lounges and two restaurants complete the intimate spaces on this beautiful yacht.

Le Ponant

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Le Soleal

Designed in 2013 and loyal to the PONANT spirit, Le Soléal like her sisterships embodies the subtle alliance between luxury, intimacy and wellbeing which is Ponant’s signature. The elegance of her exterior and interior lines and her intimate size (only 132 staterooms and suites)make this a rare and innovative yacht on the cruise market. Interior Design: With her fluid lines and a modern colour scheme combining natural wood with shades of grey and white, Le Soléal presents references to a nautical theme.

Leonard de Vinci

Carefully maintained and partially renovated each year, the CroisiEurope fleet is largely made up of recently built vessels, less than five years old, all with Veritas certification. The leading European river tour operator, our company owes its international reputation to its seriousness, its dynamism, its sense of innovation and its recognised value for money of long standing. On board, you will find all of the amenities and comfort which guarantee the quality and seriousness of the CroisiEurope fleet.

Lev Tolstoi

Lev Tolstoy: Onboard services: 1 restaurant, 2 bars, meeting room, musical lounge, souvenir shop, medical services, upper and main decks have passageways, sun deck with chaise lounges, small pool and sauna.

Liberty of the Seas

Say hello to one of the world's biggest and most imaginative maritime marvels - Liberty of the SeasSM. This second addition to our Freedom class of ships comes fully loaded with an unlimited supply of onboard adventure. You'll find a surf park, full-size boxing ring, H20 ZoneSM water park (complete with ground geysers) plus flat screen TVs in every stateroom - and that's just the short list. Liberty also offers Royal Caribbean's very own Vitality Wellness Program that will rejuvenate your body and soul with soothing spa treatments, healthy menus, personal trainers, tons of fitness options and more!

Lofoten

Old favourite MS Lofoten attracts many passengers to return on board time and time again. MS Lofoten, our old time favourite, was launched in Oslo in 1964, and provides a voyage of real nostalgia with an intimate informal atmosphere. The ship is named after the Lofoten Islands just north of the Arctic Circle, famous for their dramatic scenery and often described as 'a masterpiece.' MS Lofoten is the second Hurtigruten ship to carry this name. She was refurbished and refitted in 2003, but most of the original style and atmosphere are preserved. With unique lounges and panoramic decks, this 'old lady' is simply incomparable. The cabins are plain, but very cosy.

Loire Princesse

The debut of the new MS Loire Princesse will be the first time that a cruise vessel with cabins has ever cruised along the Loire. This new type of craft is 90 metres long and 15 metres wide, with three decks. It has 48 spacious outside cabins (15m²) and can accommodate up to 96 passengers. On the upper deck, the cabins have lovely balconies 3m x 1.25m and rooms are equipped with the latest technology, including Wi-Fi on board, individually controlled combined air-conditioning/heating, plasma screen TV, radio, hair dryer, safe, mini bar and bathroom facilities. A splendid restaurant can easily accommodate passengers for single-service dining. A huge lounge bar with central dance floor is a pleasant area to mingle with other passengers while the large sun deck is an ideal place to relax. The elegant décor in contemporary colors is in perfect harmony with the good spirit on board. Labelled the “Green Ship”, the MS Loire Princesse was created with ecological designs having great respect for the environment.

Lord of the Glens

Lord of the Glens feels like a cross between relaxing in a stately country manor and taking a voyage aboard a private yacht with friends. It is the perfect way to explore the Scottish countryside. She is paneled in polished wood, with teak decks, offering gourmet cuisine, and exceptional personal service. Lord of the Glens accommodates 48 guests in 26 outside cabins. At 150 feet, she is uniquely sized to fit through the network of locks and canals that cut through the heart of the Scottish highlands —the Caledonian Canal, which connects the North Sea to the Atlantic. And, she can also navigate the coastline and venture to the islands of the Inner Hebrides, making her the only vessel that can cut across the country and explore islands in the Atlantic in such grand style. Lord of the Glens is outfitted with bikes for exploring the Scottish countryside, and there’s an opportunity to kayak on Loch Ness. We’ll sail through the intricate series of locks known as Neptune’s Staircase, where Lord of the Glens is raised or lowered 64 feet in eight locks in the space of 500 yards and herself becomes an attraction as people gather to watch.