Ponant Cruises: L'Austral

 

12-night Discovery of Central America Cruise from $5430

The Signature Collection – Exclusive Amenities
The Signature Collection Sailings offer Exceptional Value and Exclusive Amenities.

 


  • $500 per Couple Shipboard Credit

*Applies to new bookings made on or after July 16, 2018.

 

In May 2011, L'Austral joined PONANT's fleet. This superb mega-yacht with 132 staterooms 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. A welcoming atmosphere of relaxed sophistication revolves around shades of grey, taupe, white and ivory enlivened by touches of cinnamon, caramel and tan.. 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, refined and personalized service as well as gastronomic cuisine.

FREE Unlimited WiFi is available on board all Ponant ships.*

*Internet access may be slower or in some situations interrupted, depending on certain geographic locations or circumstances beyond Ponant's control.

 

New-to-Ponant Guests Receive $1,200 per Couple Savings

Please contact your travel advisor for more information.*

*Promotion is subject to availability, may not be combinable with certain fares or other amenity offers, is capacity controlled and may be withdrawn at any time. Other restrictions apply.

*Guest(s) must be new cruisers to Ponant for promotion to apply.

$950 per Person Air Credit.

Please contact your travel advisor for more information.*

*Promotion is subject to availability, may not be combinable with certain fares or other amenity offers, is capacity controlled and may be withdrawn at any time. Other restrictions apply.

 

Itinerary

Destination

Arrival

Departure

Puerto Vallarta

10/11/2019

10/11/2019

Puerto Vallarta is where Mexico comes alive. Fall in love with Puerto Vallarta's old world charm and dreamlike natural beauty. Lush tropical jungles surround this quaint colonial city with interesting architecture, cobblestone streets and white-washed buildings. Discover chic boutiques along the Malecón, then check out the exploding art scene and sizzling nightlife. Sprawling golden beaches, Pacific blue waters and heart-stopping sunsets reflect on majestic mountains to complete this picture-perfect vacation spot.

At Sea

10/12/2019

10/12/2019

No information currently available.

At Sea

10/13/2019

10/13/2019

No information currently available.

Huatulco

10/14/2019

10/14/2019

"Nine Bays of Perfection". Discover secret coves and hidden lagoons in and around the nine sparkling bays of Huatulco. As the hemisphere's first eco-tourism resort, Huatulco remains pleasingly primitive. Explore 22 miles of nearly virgin Pacific coastline, exotic wildlife and fantastic hiking, or enjoy a variety of traditional land and water sports. In Huatulco you'll find that unique combination of deluxe accommodations and modern amenities in an unspoiled, natural setting.

At Sea

10/15/2019

10/15/2019

No information currently available.

Puerto Quetzal

10/16/2019

10/16/2019

Puerto Quetzal, on the Pacific coast of Guatemala, gives access to Guatemala City, the capital, beaches and some significant historical sites. Magnificent buildings of the colonial period remain at Antigua, the colonial capital, located near Guatemala City. Guatemala was the center of the old Mayan civilization, and many sites from the classic Mayan period (3rd-10th century AD) have been excavated and studied. The largest of these is Tikal in the northern lowlands, where some 3,000 structures, including tall temple pyramids as well as plazas and monuments, cover an area of about 6 sq miles. Thought to have sustained a population of 50,000 at its peak, it was abandoned for unknown reasons at the end of the 10th century.

At Sea

10/17/2019

10/17/2019

No information currently available.

San Juan Del Sur

10/18/2019

10/18/2019

San Juan Del Sur is the port of entry on the Pacific coast to Nicaragua, the largest republic of Central America. From here you can visit Granada, which lies at the foot of Mombacho Volcano on the northwestern shore of Lake Nicaragua. Founded in 1523 Granada was raided by pirates from the Caribbean many times in the 17th century and William Walker sacked and burned the city in 1857. Granada is typically Spanish in appearance and features many fine mansions and massive ornate churches.

Herradura

10/19/2019

10/19/2019

A quiet beach some ten years ago mostly frequented by Ticos and campers, Playa Herradura was an unknown paradise. A superb black sand beach with aqua green waters and a palm tree lined shoreline; Playa Herradura is today a tourist hotspot on the Northern Puntarenas coast. Ideal for those who want to get away from the hustle of Jaco, this beach has bloomed into becoming a much traveled vacation destination.

Quepos

10/20/2019

10/20/2019

Microclimates characterize Costa Rica, but in a nation of verdant rain forest, the region around Quepos, on Coronado Bay is one of the richest and most bio-diverse places on earth. Its unspoiled natural beauty has secretly drawn visitors for decades and a cottage tourism industry has arisen to accommodate city-dwellers seeking a glimpse of the planet's vanishing wilds. Try to visit the Mangroves, rainforest and Manuel Antonio National Park where you can se howler monkeys, two and three toed sloths, crocodiles and iguanas.

Golfito

10/21/2019

10/21/2019

Surrounded by steep hills and tropical rain forest, the chamring town of Golfito has a sheltered position on the Golfo Dulce on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica. From here you can explore the Corcovado National Park, the black sand beach at Zancudo, and other Costa Rican wonders. The town was founded in the 1930's as a banana port.

Cebaco Island

10/22/2019

10/22/2019

No information currently available.

Flamenco Island

10/23/2019

10/23/2019

No information currently available.

Itinerary subject to change without notice. Please confirm itinerary at time of booking.

Rates are capacity controlled, subject to availability and change without notice.

 

 

Stateroom Description & Pricing Info

Oceanview

Cruise Only Price

 

SP3 - Superior Oceanview Stateroom

$5430

 

Balcony

Cruise Only Price

 

DEL - Deluxe Stateroom with Balcony

$5790

PR4 - Prestige Stateroom with Balcony

$6070

PR5 - Prestige Stateroom with Balcony

$6230

PR6 - Prestige Stateroom with Balcony

$6390

 

Suite

Cruise Only Price

 

DS6 - Deluxe Suite with Balcony

$8300

PS5 - Prestige Suite with Balcony

$8890

PS6 - Prestige Suite with Balcony

$9120

OS - Owner's Suite with Balcony

CALL

 

*** WAITLIST: Availability in this category is to be advised. Please contact us to request a quote.

 

 

Departure Date: 10/11/2019
Number of Nights: 12
Cruise Inclusions:
  • With the participation of the journalist, radio and TV anchor, Christine Ockrent.
  • Visiting the pyramids of Tikal from Puerto Quetzal, a major feature of Mayan civilization and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Discovering one of the national parks of Costa Rica, pristine natural sanctuaries that cover almost a quarter of the country.
  • Rich and varied tropical plants and wildlife.
  • Exceptional architectural heritage, testimony to the Mayan era and to the colonial era, alternating Baroque and Andalusian-Moorish styles.
  • Specialist lecturers aboard, to share their passion for their subject and their knowledge with you.
  • On this cruise, one excursion per day, per port of call and per person is included from a selection of free tours.
Remarks:

 

 

 

Offer ID:

1311711

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