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Le Boreal Carita Spa Lecture Theater Dining room Lounge The bar aboard Le Boreal Stunning views from the fitness room The Club Lounge
Passengers: 199
Ship Type: Luxury Expedition Ship

Strength and style
'Le Boreal' features elegant design and innovative state-of-the-art marine technology. The vessel boasts a convenient and sensible layout, aided by three passenger elevators. She offers a single seating dining room, al fresco dining, an outdoor heated pool, and a modern lecture facility and theater, as well as an ample and comfortable gathering area and library. A full-service salon, steam rooms, spa and fitness center complete the amenities.

Adventuring in comfort
'Le Boreal' boasts elegant guest accommodations, among the most comfortable available on any Antarctic cruise. The ship features 104 outside, fully equipped balcony cabins and suites. Watch for whale breaching the waters outside your floor-to-ceiling window, then step out onto your balcony for a closer look. 'Le Boreal' is also outfitted with a technologically advanced stabilizing system to minimize the effects of rough conditions and keep passengers comfortable in remote seas.

Stateroom Features and Amenities:
- Fully air conditioned
- Individual stateroom thermostats
- Queen size bed (or 2 single beds)
- Mini bar
- Flat screen television
- DVD/CD player
- Satellite TV
- Wireless internet access
- Writing desk with stationery
- Private Electronic safe
- Designer soap and toiletries
- Dressing table with hairdryer
- Direct-Dial phone
- 110/220 volt outlets
- Power shower or bathtub
- Separate toilet

International cuisine
'Le Boreal' features two restaurants: La Licorne, offering gourmet, contemporary and international cuisine; and casual La Boussole, with indoor and outdoor dining for breakfast, lunch and themed dinners. There is always a selection of light fare and vegetarian dishes, and most special diets can be accommodated with advance notice. In-cabin room service is also available.

Ship Amenities
- Sun deck and multiple outer deck
- Observation areas
- Outside heated pool
- Library with extensive selection of books and DVDs
- Two restaurants offering exquisite dining experiences
- Panoramic lounge and panoramic terrace
- Three bars, boutique and reading areas
- Three passenger elevators
- Fitness center with state-of-the-art fitness equipment
- Hairdresser offering full-service hair styling, manicures and pedicures
- Spa, sauna and steam rooms
- 24-hour on-board medical facilities with certified doctor
- 24-hour room service and laundry services
- The Club lounge for live music and dancing
- Open bar (excluding premium wines, premium liquors and champagne)
- Theater seats more than 200 guests, with unobstructed views
- Wireless Internet access throughout the ship
- Electricity: 110/220 volts

Zodiacs
'Le Boreal' carries a fleet of Zodiacs, 10- to 12-seat motorized rubber boats designed by Jacques Cousteau for safe operations in rough and shallow waters. Passengers can explore remote shores where there are no docking arrangements and nimbly cruise alongside towering glaciers or near pods of passing whale. 'Le Boreal's' Zodiacs feature fuel-efficient motors that comply with all environmental protection standards.

Safety
Safety is first and foremost on board. The ship is equipped with a GMDSS emergency communication system and a satellite weather system, receiving real-time satellite images of weather and ice conditions in the area. Announcements update passengers on current conditions of the decks. English is the primary language aboard, so instructions will be clear and understandable. Passengers will be able to communicate with officers, staff and crew at all times. Finally, a full-time physician is on board throughout your voyage.

Eco-friendly cruising
MV 'Le Boreal' employs the latest environmental practices and technology, including using the cleanest-burning marine gas oil fuel and a state-of-the-art positioning system that eliminates the need for dropping anchor in fragile marine reserves.

Ship Data
Overall length: 466 feet
Beam: 59 feet
Draft: 15.3 feet
Average speed: 16 knots
Ice class: 1C
Passenger decks: 6
Passenger capacity: Limited to 199 on
Antarctica cruises
Crew: 136
Gross tonnage: 10.700 GRT
Electric Motors: 2 x 2,3 MW
Standards: USPHS – U.S. Coast Guards Rules
Comfort Class 1 – “Clean” Ship Certification
Flag: French
Category 1, 2, and 3 Cabins.
Classic Balcony Stateroom- Cat 1
243 Total Square feet, outside stateroom with private facilities and balcony. Double bed or two single beds, mini bar, safe, wi-fi, flat screen TV, telephone.
Category 1, 2, and 3 Cabins.
Deluxe Balcony Stateroom- Cat 2
243 Total Square feet, outside stateroom with private facilities and balcony. Double bed or two single beds, mini bar, safe, wi-fi, flat screen TV, telephone.
Category 1, 2, and 3 Cabins.
Premier Balcony Stateroom- Cat 3
243 Total Square feet, outside stateroom with private facilities and balcony. Double bed or two single beds, mini bar, safe, wi-fi, flat screen TV, telephone.
Category 4 Cabin.
Superior Balcony Stateroom- Cat 4
243 Total Square feet, outside stateroom with private facilities and balcony. Double bed or two single beds, mini bar, safe, wi-fi, flat screen TV, telephone.
Category 5 Cabin.
Premier Two Room Suite- Cat 5
354 Total Square feet, outside suite with private facilities and balcony. Double bed or two single beds, mini bar, safe, wi-fi, flat screen TV, telephone.
Category 6 Cabin.
Prestige Balcony Suite - Cat 6
486 Total Square feet, outside two room suite with private facilities and balcony. Private sleeping quarters with double bed or two single beds, mini bar, safe, wi-fi, flat screen TV, telephone.
Category 7 Cabin.
Prestige Two-Room Balcony Suite- Cat 7
486 Total Square feet, outside two room suite with private facilities and balcony. Private sleeping quarters with double bed or two single beds, mini bar, safe, wi-fi, flat screen TV, telephone.
Owners Balcony Suite.
Owners Balcony Suite
Outside suite with private facilities and balcony. Private sleeping quarters with double bed or two single beds, mini bar, safe, wi-fi, flat screen TV, telephone.
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