Luxtripper Travel Editor
Overlooking the Indian Ocean, the LUX* Grand Gaube is the embodiment of luxury. Comprised of 198 rooms and suites, all rooms come furnished with either a private balcony, or terrace facing charming coastal islets, triple-bay beaches, and glittering lagoons. With six different room types available, there is something suitable for every traveller type. All rooms are spacious, and bright, and reflect the vivacity of Mauritius. Adorned with bursts of colour, and traditional woven accents, all suites are surrounded by the natural beauty of the island so guests can feel at one with their surroundings.
The resort also has a number of restaurants and bars reflecting the island’s multitude of cultural influences to create a global gastronomic experience. Guests can also get a taste for the laid-back island ambiance through evening entertainment from local artists and musicians. Complete with a private cinema seating up to sixty guests, freshwater swimming pools, and a fragrant and enchanting jardin d’herbes, a stay at the LUX* Grand Gaube enables guests to reach the zenith of tranquility.
Inspired by their surroundings, deluxe rooms have a serene, oceanic theme, and are fashioned with soothing tones, and powdered textures to create a calming sanctuary for guests. Similarly, the ocean superior rooms feature intricate carvings, and shades of delicate blues to seamlessly harmonise with the beautiful sea views offered by these suites. Superior rooms on the other hand exhibit a beach-feel, with sandy tinges, and delicate wooden fittings, the splashes of colour are stylishly symbolic of the island’s glorious sunsets. Accommodating up to two adults, and one child, these rooms are all suitable for couples, and small families.
Junior and senior suites are ideal for those desiring more space to luxuriate. Modelled on the elements of earth and fire, these rooms are a chic combination of ochre and sandy flourishes. Able to accommodate up to two adults and two children, both suites are located directly on the beach, and include a butler service, in addition to the option of booking interconnecting rooms for larger parties.
For ultimate privacy and luxury, the sumptuous LUX* villas are a definitive choice. Delivering unrivalled panoramas of the lagoon, guests can relish the privacy of their own beach, as well as a private swimming pool, and whirlpool set amidst an individual area of landscaped gardens. Inclusive of a barbecue and gazebo, these stylish villas are your very own piece of paradise.
Under the boughs of one of the island’s oldest Banyan trees, the hotel’s authentic restaurant The Island Kitchen, can be found. Serving-up traditional Mauritian street food, diners can savour the diverse flavours of the island. With exceptional seafood, and fresh and revitalising vegetarian and vegan options, there is enough variety to satisfy the most discerning palette. For international cuisine, The Beach Restaurant offers an impressive Mediterranean menu, as well as striking views over the lagoon, and the scattered islands of the north coast. For some casual indulgence, head to Ici Ice Cream Parlour to try the resort’s signature, homemade ice-cream.
Fitness and Spa
Exalting a mantra of health and vitality, the LUX* ME Spa personally tailors your treatment, and wellness activities in accordance to individual needs. Devoted to encouraging positive energy, the spa menu has an enriching array of treatments including holistic Zhengliao Chinese medicine treatments, Balinese massages, and facials. There is also a superb fitness center offering a range of yoga, meditation, and exercise classes. In addition to this, guests can work up a sweat with a game of tennis on the hotel courts, or with a game of volleyball on the private beach.
Leisure and Activities
A stay at the LUX* includes a number of exciting complimentary activities for guests. Activities include kayaking, glass-bottom boat trips, water skiing, wind-surfing, and pedal-boating. Enveloped by an assembly of magnificent lagoons and islets, Grand Gaube is also a treasure trove of multi-coloured coral gardens, and tropical fish, making it a haven for divers. Only a scenic 15-minute drive away from Grand Baie, and a further 40-minutes from Port Louis, visitors can explore the lively shopping, nightlife, and culture of Mauritius.
A multi-faceted, melting-pot of Indian temples, French colonial mansions, and British tea plantations, the North Coast of Mauritius has a wealth of attractions, and natural wonders to appease all types of visitors