Depending on the selected itinerary, guests can join the expedition team in the theatre for educational talks on wildlife or a debrief of their day exploring the chosen destination. Themed expeditions and yacht-style cruises may feature performances by jazz musicians, opera singers, presentations by chefs and sommeliers, or even art exhibitions. Live music by duets or pianists is enjoyed in lounge areas, and guests can indulge in luxurious spa treatments by Clarins or Sothy’s at the wellness centre or relax in saunas or heated plunge pools.

For leisure and well-being, the ships offer spaces designed for privileged moments of relaxation and comfort. The onboard spa is available on all ships. It provides top-of-the-range treatments in collaboration with renowned spa and wellness brands. Additionally, Libraries stocked with books and board games and Wi-Fi-connected computers are also available. There are also dedicated areas for children, known as the Kids Club. Outdoor areas feature heated pools. Also, the theatre hosts a variety of shows, concerts, and onboard events. There are also performances by recruited talents in Paris and Rome, themed entertainment evenings, and film screenings. Furthermore, special musical evenings, dance events, and culture and music quizzes enhance the onboard experience.

The PONANT Studio, comprising a photography and videography team, captures memorable moments throughout the trip. Various lounges and bars create spaces for passengers to meet and share quality time together. Additionally, the boutique shop offers a selection of presents and souvenirs. The unique Blue Eye lounge, aboard each PONANT EXPLORER vessel is located below the waterline. It provides a multi-sensory experience of underwater life. With digital screens, hydrophones and Body Listening sofas, you can experience the complete and unprecedented spectacle offered by the seabed. On the other hand, the Blue Eye is accessible to all passengers and equipped with a bar, making an exceptional place to share a drink in a unique atmosphere.

Solo passengers are always accommodated and welcomed with options to cruise in peace or engage with fellow passengers. This is facilitated by the welcoming English-speaking crew. Moreover, at the restaurant, head waiters ensure solo passengers are seated with others, if preferred, fostering a friendly atmosphere for shared meals.