Forming part of Ponant's Explorer series, Le Bougainville is an intimate and luxurious ship which takes guests on the cruise of a lifetime to some of the world's most unique and memorable ports of call. With cuisine that showcases the best of fine French dining, sophisticated entertainment and relaxing public spaces, your time onboard can be just as special as the beautiful destinations on your itinerary. Whether you're diving into the local culture of the Seychelles, discovering some of the Mediterraneans hidden gems or island hopping across Greece, do so in comfort and style thanks to Le Bougainville.
With two restaurants to choose from, every meal during your cruise will bring you some of the best flavours both from France and from around the world. At Le Nautilus, the main dining venue with space for all guests to eat in one sitting, you can expect hot dishes, as well as salad, cheese and dessert buffets, all complimented by the stunning panoramic views from the floor to ceiling windows. However, if you want to get even closer to the ocean, the Grill Restaurant is the perfect option. With space for just 70 diners, this intimate venue is located out on deck so you can enjoy big flavours and even bigger views.
Live entertainment and relaxing lounges combine to create the perfect evenings during your cruise with Le Bougainville. Bursting with state-of-the-art technology, comfortable seating and an exciting programme of shows, the theatre is the hub of evening entertainment during your cruise, while the main lounge also hosts a range of live music and entertainment. Alternatively, if you want to simply sit back with a drink in hand, try out the unique Blue Eye Lounge. An underwater bar, guests here can order their favourite cocktail, wine or beer, grab a seat and gaze out of the portholes into the intriguing marine life.
When you're not out on shore excursions you can spend your free time making the most of the contemporary facilities on Le Bougainville. For those who love being active, the watersports marina offers the chance to take advantage of the ocean with everything from kayaks to paddleboards allowing you to get out on the water. Alternatively, for those who don't want to miss out on a workout, the onboard gym has all the equipment you need to get that blood pumping. Those who prefer to use their holiday as a time to relax and rejuvenate, meanwhile, can benefit from the spa and beauty salon where experienced professionals will leave you feeling brand new. What's more, the pool deck offers the perfect space for laying back and soaking up the sun thanks to the stunning views, comfortable loungers and nearby bar.