Mauritius
LUX* Grand Gaube

Having undergone a complete transformation by iconic interior designer Kelly Hoppen, LUX* Grand Gaube brings retro-chic design to the island.

Boasting golden crescent-shaped beaches and views across the serene lagoon towards charming islets, this sophisticated and stylish hotel is a true destination resort with surprises at every turn.

Facilities & Activities

Two stunning swimming pools (one heated during winter months and one reserved for adults only) showcase views over the Ocean. Complimentary water-sports include windsurfing, water-skiing, pedal-boats, kayaks, snorkelling, stand-up paddle and glass-bottom boat rides whilst land based sports include beach volleyball, bocci ball, croquet and table tennis along with Tai Chi. The on-site Tennis Academy has 4 synthetic grass, floodlit courts and private training sessions are available with certified IFT personal trainer (charges apply).

Further sporting activities include a golf driving range, bikes to explore the resort and surrounding villages and even a round of petanque under the shade of an ancient banyan tree.

The fabulous LUX* Me spa boasts 12 treatment rooms, sauna and steam bath and a series of plunge pools along with a Hair Salon by Kerastase, Posh Nail by Essie and Murdock Barber Shop. There is a world-class gym with wellness concierge on hand to offer personal advice and tailored training and a space dedicated to meditation, yoga and stretching.

A fun surprise is the hotel’s cinema, showing the latest blockbusters accompanied by drinks and snacks, and Disney children’s films several times a week.

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Dining

Palm Court, the main restaurant, aims to redefine the concept of resort restaurant with live cooking stations and interactions with the chefs whilst dishes are cooked right before your eyes. Serving an expansive breakfast and combination of buffet, a la carte and gala dinners during the evening, the restaurant boasts views over the pool to the ocean beyond.

For those seeking a more intimate atmosphere, INTI, the South American speciality restaurant, is open during the evenings only and offers 3 distinct spaces combining a vibrant ‘Hot Salsa’ open grill kitchen, a ‘Ceviche, Tiradito & Pisco’ bar and a dedicated pasty station with un-skippable sweet treats (please note INTI is excluded from all meal plans but a discount is given for guests on Half Board, Full Board or All Inclusive).

Expect a Turkish twist with panoramic vistas over the Indian Ocean at Bodrum Blue, open for lunch and dinner.

Beach Rouge, is an informal restaurant and lounge with a resident DJ, offering a more vibrant spot to dine during the day and night.

Located in the adult-only zone of the hotel, the ancient banyan tree provides the backdrop to an irresistible combination of dining experiences including a Creole Smoke House, BB’s a Banyan Burger Shack (with one side catering for kids), the Rum Treehouse, a cabana featuring 88 different types of rum and French Kiss Bar, a quirky, restored classic Citroen H van to quench your thirst.

Finally LUX* wouldn’t be LUX* without Cafe LUX* serving a house blend of locally roasted coffee and ICI, the LUX* ice cream brand. Enjoy mouth-watering flavour combinations such as Sicilian Pistachio and Bubble Gum in waffle cones, made in-house and baked right before your eyes!

Rooms

The resort features 186 rooms, suites and villas, all sea facing with a fresh beach-house style décor.

Superior Rooms are on the first floor with a large rainfall shower (no bathtub), whilst the ground floor Junior Suites are slightly larger with a secluded decked terrace and direct access to the beach.

The Ocean Junior Suites are larger still and designed for couples, located on the 2nd floor with a spacious balcony furnished with chill out loungers and an outdoor bathtub just for two.

Clustered around a secluded bay, the Deluxe rooms are located in an exclusive and blissfully tranquil adults-only area – making them perfect for couples. With uninterrupted vistas of the Indian Ocean, these romantic beach house hideaways are sited on the edges of the resort gardens for assured peace and privacy.

The hotel also offers spacious Family Suites, and separate villas with their own gardens and private pools.

Family

‘Hostesses’ at The ‘PLAY’ club will provide fun and entertainment, allowing parents to indulge in a treatment at the hydrotherapy Spa or simply soak up the idyllic surroundings. PLAY offers children between the ages of 3 and 11 an opportunity to enjoy the cinema, pool and beach games, crab hunting, Indian and Creole fashion shows, cake decorating, fishing lessons, treasure hunts, dance parties, painting and face painting. Special children’s spa treatments can also be arranged.

Children’s Menu are available at the restaurants, Children’s Club and by room service.

Teens 12-17 years can enjoy time to get together, explore the Island or just hang out! The well-supervised programme includes tennis lessons, yoga initiations, fishing, pedalo competitions, water polo and cycling excursions! Both programmes are open from 9.00 am to 10.00 pm.

Two adults and 1 child/teen (under 18 years) can be accommodated in Superior Rooms, Romantic Junior Suites and Prestige Junior Suites (teen must be 16 or over). Family Suites can accommodate up to 4 adults and 2 children/teens plus 1 infant.

Family Suites have a King-size bedroom and separate living room which can be made into a connecting room for the children with large double sofa bed. These suites are expansive with two bathrooms and a walk-in dressing room, perfectly suited to a family beach holiday.

Sustainability

LUX* is a brand that cares so it comes as no surprise that they are meeting the challenges of sustainable tourism head on with a dedicated team of specialists, the LUX* Sustainability Committee, working hard to implement environmental and energy saving initiatives. On the biodiversity front, they are proud to sponsor the Mauritian Wildlife Foundation’s conservation of the Ile Aux Aigrettes. This beautiful lagoon islet is covered with coastal forest, which provides a peaceful home to a spectacular kaleidoscope of trees, plants, birds and reptiles.

Location

LUX* Grand Gaube is located on the north coast of Mauritius with a stunning view of the northern coast islets (Coin de Mire, Ile Plate, Ile Ronde, Ile aux Serpents, Ilot Gabriel). It is also a mere 10 min drive from the vibrant Grand Baie so ideally located for those that wish to explore further afield.

The transfer from the airport takes approx. 1 hour 30 mins.

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