Review of Le Ponant deck 2 (Saint Barth-Marina-Restaurant)
Saint Barth Deck houses the Lobby (sized 280 ft2 / 26 m2) and the Reception Desk (24-hour guest relations, shore excursions/tours, purser services).
The fore-located Karukera Restaurant is the ship's Dining Room restaurant (sized 925 ft2 / 86 m2) with capacity 64 seasts. This is a gastronomic restaurant serving Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. The cuisine is traditionally French and international. The restaurant has an elegant design and a sophisticated environment.
Emeraude Lounge (sized 795 ft2 / 74 m2) has capacity 64 seats. This is the main lounge/theater with dance floor, stage, grand piano, a separate bar area (sized 260 ft2 / 24 m2).
Saphir Lounge (sized 260 ft2 / 24 m2) doubles as Lecture Hall and serves Ponant Cruises' enrichment program with daily lectures and media presentations related to Le Ponant ship's current itinerary (destinations, ports of call, shore excursions). The Lounge is equipped with large HDTV, computers, Internet.
The aft-located Marina Platform serves watersports activities (glass-bottomed kayaking, scuba diving, snorkeling, surfing, paddle-boarding) and offers direct access to the Zodiacs (large-capacity inflatable boats/RIBs) used for landings, close-to-shore cruising and tendering in destinations without wharves (piers or quays).