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Le Bougainville

Ponant Ship

Boasting unparalleled luxury and state-of-the-art facilities, Le Bougainville is the second ship in Ponat’s Explorer’s series. Passengers can relax in style and comfort, whilst knowing that they’re travelling in a way that’s friendly to the environment, being as at one with nature as possible. Carrying a maximum of 184 guests, Le Bougainville smaller size means it can reach the planet’s most secret bays and remote waterways, making it an unrivalled choice for the ultimate luxury adventure at sea.

Ship highlights

  • Five star ship
  • Relax in the spectacular Blue Eye; a multisensorial underwater lounge

Ship Facilities

True to French culture, fine dining is an important part of life on board Le Bougainville. Gastronomic  on Deck 4 is a large, panoramic restaurant, capable of seating all passengers at once. It’s open to the exterior and serves salad buffets, desserts and cheese, plus a table service for hot meals. The laid-back, exterior Grill Restaurant on Deck 3 serves grilled meats, salads and desserts.
The ship’s cosy main lounge is on Deck 3, featuring tea rooms, a bar, a dance floor, access to the exterior terrace and a programme of live musical entertainment. On Deck 6, you’ll find the trendy panoramic lounge, with a bar, library, internet space, access to the panoramic terrace and occasional live evening entertainment. Le Bougainville pièce de résistance is the spectacular Blue Eye; a multisensorial underwater lounge situated 2.5m below the sea level.
Recreational Areas
The 188-capacity theatre on Deck 3 is where guests can attend shows, conferences and other entertainment put on for their viewing pleasure. The ship’s recreation area on Deck 5 features a Kids’ Club and Studio Ponant, where guests can view and order photos and videos. The wellness area on Deck 5 is where you’ll find the ship’s spa, salon and fitness centre.
Sun Deck 
A swimming pool offering panoramic views and equipped with a counter-current system, exterior bar and lounge equipped with armchairs and sofas.

Cabin Types

Le Bougainville 92 cabins and suites ooze refined ethnic chic. All with a balcony. Natural materials, neutral tones make for a relaxing ambience. With quality décor throughout, plus comfortable furnishings and superb views out to sea.
Cabin Facilities:
  • En suite bathroom with shower
  • Flat-screen TV 
  • Wi-Fi
  • Safe
  • Hairdryer
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Bath robes
Le Bougainville cabin
Le Bougainville cabin