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Facilities & Entertainment on Pont-Aven

Pont-Aven offers guests fantastic facilities, including a range of entertainment and relaxation options normally only found on cruise ships.

Les Boutiques

Our boutiques on decks 6 and 7 offer a fine range of spirits, wine, tobacco, perfumes & cosmetics, leather goods, confectionery, toys, fashion, decoration, souvenirs, newspapers, games, cameras, sunglasses, jewellery...

Wines, spirits and tobacco are sold in our onboard shops at French prices, which means they cannot be purchased within Irish territorial waters - the shops may open for browsing, and sales of other goods closer to Ireland, but we are not allowed to sell passengers alcohol and tobacco within 20 minutes of Ringaskiddy port. The purchase of alcoholic beverages is prohibited to persons under 18.

Purchases made on board may be paid for in Euros or Sterling. Payment can be made in cash, by credit or debit card. Prices are shown in both currencies and you can combine different payment methods.


Enjoy the latest films in the ship's two cinemas, both featuring surround sound. The cinemas seat a total of 90 passengers.

Children's playroom

Young children can enjoy fun and games in our playroom.

Children's entertainment

For kids, during the peak season they can take part in our special entertainments programme and enjoy everything from games to treasure hunts, or they can simply have fun in the play area.

Pool & Leisure Area

The magnificent indoor pool area offers guests the perfect opportunity to unwind. Relax on a sun lounger, sip a drink at the bar, or have a splash in the pool that offers great sea-views.

Spa treatment room

Passengers travelling on board Pont-Aven will also have the opportunity to indulge themselves in a range of spa treatments.

Live entertainment

Talented live bands and solo vocalists, pianists, DJs and children's entertainers all feature heavily in our busy entertainment programme on the Pont-Aven this year. The full line-up are onboard from mid-March to autumn 2013, with occasional solo tribute artistes in the school holidays too.

Free Wi-Fi internet access

On board Wi-Fi Internet access is provided free of charge to passengers. You need to log-on to the Internet@Sea network, using the access details provided on your boarding card or cabin key. You can access the Internet in public areas of the ship, where you see the Wi-Fi logo. For more information please visit the information desk on board.

Teenage Room

The games room on deck nine will keep teenagers entertained throughout the trip. Highlights include the latest video games and an air hockey table.

Art audio tour on board Pont-Aven

Explore the Breton décor and art of the Pont-Aven and learn about its many artworks with our art audio tour.

On Deck

For a stroll, the Promenade on deck six allows you to walk all around the ship, while the ship's top deck offers a calm spot to relax, while enjoying the sea air and incredible views, particularly when entering or leaving the port.

Other facilities

Bureau de Change: located on deck 7. You can exchange currency using Credit/ Debit cards, travellers cheques or bank notes (we do not accept cheques or coins). You can also withdraw cash using Debit or Credit cards. Cash will be provided in the card's native currency.


There are a number of lounges on board where you can relax:

Reserved Seat Lounge

This room on deck nine offers 47 comfortable reserved seats for passengers without a cabin.

Commodore Lounge

This exclusive room on deck eight is for suite passengers, and includes access to two side patio areas.


The spacious lounge on the mezzanine level of the main bar includes comfortable lounge chairs and sofas.

Onboard facilities, services and entertainment may vary depending on the date and time of year.

Ship guide

A couple enjoying a drink out on deck

Download our guide to Pont-Aven's on board services including deck plans.