Le Lyrial

Location: Antarctica | Antarctica

Price guide: £££££ £350-£500 per person per night

Designed to carry travellers in comfort and luxury to the most remote corners of the world, Le Lyrial pairs a contemporary French decor with the reputation of an excellent excursion vessel. Due to its size and technical advantages, Le Lyrial is ideally suited for a once-in-a-lifetime expedition through the ice-choked waters of Antarctica.
Perfect forThose who are dying to go to the White Continent but who want to do it in style.
In the knowSince it’s complete on 13th April 2015, Le Lyrial has travelled 78,255 miles, the equivalent of three times around the Earth’s circumference.

Recommended for...

  • Cruise
  • Off the Beaten Track
  • Setting & Views
  • Wildlife & Nature

Hotel Overview


Choosing from a series of journeys, you will leave Ushuaia and sail the waters for 11 days, visiting (depending on the cruise) the Falklands Islands, South Georgia and the Antarctic Peninsula.

Rooms on Le Lyrial

Decorated by French interior designer Jean-Philippe Nuel with white Corian counters, leather seating and subtle variations around a blue palette, the 122 staterooms and suites all have balconies with magnificent ocean views. Ranging from the 199 sq ft cabines deluxe to the 581 sq ft Suite de l’Armateur, the rooms offer a stylish and elegant haven with one of the most scene backdrops in the world.

Food and facilities

Loyal to the French tradition, the Gastronomic Restaurant serves haute French cuisine accompanied by fine wine, or if you would prefer, the Grill, a more informal option, offers a buffet-style menu at breakfast and lunch, and a variation of grilled dishes, breads and pastas for dinner.

Activities on Le Lyrial

With a fitness area, a hammam and spa, three observation lounges, and live entertainment on board, there is plenty to keep you occupied between expeditions. Take the Zodiac cruise to Paradise Bay or go on a hike to Deception Island to explore the panoramic vistas of the surrounding beauty. Watch majestic humpback whales navigate the iridescent icebergs and floating ice fields or slowly inch closer to the thousands of noisy King Penguins, as they huddle together or waddle towards the water’s edge.

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