L'Austral Cruise Ship

L’Austral, like all L’Austral ships have unique itineraries and port calls inaccessible to the large cruise ship breed. It offers a very elegant and chic yacht-like ambiance that will delight the posh port hopper. The personalized service onboard the L’Austral will surely delight those who choose to go on a L’Austral cruise. Relish the posh yacht-ambiance while looking over the sea on deck.


L’Austral reviews rave about L’Austral’s  gastronomic cuisine. Continental breakfast can be served inside the cabin at the traveler’s request. For those who are fond of buffets, there is an American buffet at the main restaurant. Lunch is also buffet style and served alfresco at the Panoramic Restaurant. For dinner, guests can experience dining the French way at L’Austral’s gourmet restaurant.

Nightlife and Entertainment

There is a piano bar onboard so if singing along with a pianist sounds like fun, go right ahead and spend some time at the Piano Bar after dinner. There are other bars and lounges that port hoppers can sample. Drink wine or have a sip of brandy and talk the night away with the ship’s cultured and well-traveled guests.

Video on demand is available so if staying inside the cabin is the plan, it is not a problem. For the more subdued folk, spending time at L’Austral’s beautiful library to read the night away is suggested. Internet services are available at the library.


All cabins are equipped with a flat screen TV, individual air conditioning, a telephone, radio, in-room safe and a mini bar. Travelers can have room service any time because the room service is 24/7.

The cabins are spacious and elegant enough to please the hard-to-please. With an intermingling of beautiful, elegant décor and modern luxuries, the cabins offer luxurious intimacy. Travelers and frequent port hoppers will be relishing this unique cruise experience forever.


The regular port hopper will never be bored while on L’Austral. There is the spa where one can have a massage or just pure pampering. For shopaholics, there is a shop onboard where one can find a few lavish items and souvenirs for friends and relatives back home.

An outside swimming pool is available but it is usually crowded so if crowds are dreaded –do not go there in the afternoons; try visiting the pool in the mornings.

The fitness center and the beauty center are also places one should visit. The facilities are top of the line and the service is great.

Onboard Fees

Be sure to bring sufficient cash; while the fees are not outrageous, the amenities are very attractive and passengers have been known to go over budget (if budget is an issue, that is).

Tipping is not obligatory but most of the time, the wait staff gets a lot of tips because of the incredible service. Other fees apply especially if accessing the beauty center. Medical services, laundry services and Internet are also not free.

Taking the Kids

While children are welcome onboard L’Austral, there are no specific programs for them.  Parents must be responsible for them at all times.

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