New 2013 Luxury Yacht Cruise: Le Soléal by Compagnie du Ponant

Le Soléal yacht - Compagnie du Ponant
Le Soléal yacht – Compagnie du Ponant

Compagnie du Ponant is highly recognized as a leading luxury yacht cruise provider. In 2010, Compagnie du Ponant introduced the yacht Le Boréal and in 2011 L’Austral was launched.

Similar to the elegant contours as her two sister ships, Le Soléal follows in their luxury ship footsteps, utilizing state-of-the-art technology to enhance guest comfort, top service, highly-regarded food and a private yacht feel – the embodiment of Compagnie du Ponant’s ‘Yacht cruises’ concept.

Scheduled to launch in July, 2013 – Le Soléal yacht will feature five-star accommodations in each of the luxury boat’s 132 staterooms and suites. The cruise yacht’s sophisticated design will allow its passengers access to the most outstanding sites around the globe, where larger ships can’t even get close.

For her inaugural season Le Soléal will be taking guests to a new and exciting, but rarely visited destination: the Arctic.

From the legendary North West Passage (which connects the Atlantic and Pacific oceans) to the Bering Strait, from ice floe to tundra, these unusual itineraries will offer the chance to discover hidden gems way beyond the Arctic Circle. Le Soléal’s 264 guests will be able to follow the paths of the great explorers, take in Inuit villages and view extraordinary wildlife, including polar bears, brown bears, wolves, puffins, walrus and beluga whales. Excursions in zodiacs, hiking and helicopter tours will also be available for the most adventurous guests.

Le Soléal by Compagnie du Ponant offers a leisurely cruise that combines intimacy, authenticity and elegance, as only the French know how. The company offers luxury cruises to the six continents including Africa, America, Antarctica, Asia, Europe and Australia/Oceania.

Included in the new all-inclusive pricing of sailings are all meals,, open bar, stocked mini-bar, a welcome-aboard cocktail party, 24-hour room service, all entertainment as indicated within the itinerary, gratuities, and port charges and fees. Air, optional excursions and transfers are additional.

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