LUX* Grand Gaube
Sandy beach is stretching languorously along the north coast... LUX* Grand Gaube, erected around a heavenly petite bay with a golden sandy beach, and with a tranquil lagoon looking out towards islets, ensures the luxurious opportunity for the body and soul to come together in harmony. Ample spaces, the natural shades of the decor, the beauty of bamboo, the stone walls and the gentle sound of the chimes - all are reminders that this is a place to lay back and relax for a while.
At 80 Km from the airport, LUX* Grand Gaube lies in the heart of a fishing village by the same name, in the north-eastern corner of Mauritius.
LUX* Grand Gaube is located just 15 minute drive from Grand Baie with its selection of shops, bars & restaurants.
The famous Pamplemousse Botanical Gardens are also just 15 minute drive from the Hotel.
Situated just moments away from the quiet fishing village of Grand Gaube on the north coast of Mauritius, LUX* Grand Gaube (formerly: Legends), set on one of the most beautiful sites in Mauritius, offers all the leisurely tranquillity of a true island getaway. Enjoy the view from your room, suite or villa overlooking the triple-bay beaches, lagoon and spectacular north islands. Move to the rhythm of island life with local musicians and dancers at the various restaurants and bars.
Take a day trip around the island of Mauritius to enjoy the buzzing nightlife of Grand Baie or the bustling markets of Goodlands. Or simply relax at the LUX* Me spa by the crystal clear swimming pools, or on the resort's private beach naturally sheltered from the wind. Experience all the romance and joy of authentic island living in one incredible stay at LUX* Grand Gaube Mauritius.
Set against a breath-taking lagoon backdrop, The Kitchen is LUX* Grand Gaube's main gastronomic attraction, offering everything from fresh, healthy and bountiful breakfast buffets to lively themed evenings and flavourful Chef's Specials throughout the week.
Kick back with some relaxed Mediterranean cuisine as you gaze out over the the lagoon and the many beautiful islands scattered like jewels across the Northern coastline. The Beach is the perfect place to relax, under a large umbrella on the decked terrace, by the water's edge, admiring the islands of the north.
Nothing beats a really great cup of coffee. That's why at LUX* they only serve their very own delicious Island Blend of certified green organic beans. Roasted on the island and prepared for you with passion by the trained baristas, every cup of coffee served at our stylish Cafe LUX* is one to savour.
Located right on the beach, facing the blue lagoon, Abalone entices with a blazing barbecue set up on the sand. Enjoy a tasty array of light dishes in a laid back island environment for lunch. When the stars come out, so does Abalone's incredible selection of fresh seafood platters. Create your own or get some advice from the Chef for a meal you won't soon forget.
Banyan - The Island Kitchen
Sheltered under the graceful boughs of one of the islands' oldest banyan trees, Banyan - The Island Kitchen invites you to sample the resort's take on traditional Mauritian street food. All the classic flavours, colours, tools and techniques have been retained to bring you an authentic taste of island living.
Located right next to the main swimming pool, The Bar is a lively hang out for guests to quench their thirst throughout the day while lounging on comfortable sofas and bar stools facing the lagoon. Enjoy a light lunch or a refreshing tropical cocktail. At night, The Bar offers a simple yet tasty menu with an extensive range of drinks, along with live music and entertainment.
At LUX* Grand Gaube the staff is always at your service, even when you're on the beach. Flag down any of the attentive beach crew and they'll be happy to bring you a refreshing drink, something to snack on, a fresh towel or anything else to make your seaside experience more comfortable.
Some of the best holiday moments are those spent over a special meal with loved ones. Allows the staff to help make them all the more special with an enticing array of private dining options, from romantic celebrations to dinner parties by the swimming pool and casual meals on the beach. This is the stuff memories are made of.
Activities & Recreation
There's always something exciting happening at LUX* Grand Gaube. From high-energy water sports to a leisurely movie at the island's only private cinema, the wide selection of leisure and entertainment options is sure to keep you on your toes.
LUX* Grand Gaube offers a wonderful course to Golf Lovers in partnership with the Tamarina Golf, Spa & Beach Club. Standing on the sunny west coast of Mauritius, Tamarina Golf Club boasts one of the finest golf courses on the island. This unique 206-hectare estate, named after the tamarind trees common to the area, is fully dedicated to the art of living.
The landscaping of holes and surrounds has been contracted to an international team and the holes have been specially designed to give spectacular views of Mount Rempart and the towering mountain range. Golfers will love the contrast between the rough surroundings and the smoothness of the rolling greens and wide fairways that adds to the experience of Tamarina Golf Course.
After a sensational golf experience, you may wish to relax at the Beach Club â€œLa Madragueâ€, which offers spectacular views over Tamarin Bay, famous for surfing and dolphins.
The hotel has two fresh-water swimming pools. The main pool, in the centre of the hotel, and close to the main restaurant and Le Grand Bleu, overlooks the breathtaking bay.
The second pool is in a quiet spot right at the very edge of the hotel, in front of the Banyan Pool, Bar & Grill.
LUX* Grand Gaube is cradled by the Indian Ocean, and set on stunning lagoons teaming with life. Not only does the lagoon invite languid contemplation and provide perfect backgrounds for your holiday pictures, but their warm translucent waters will soon become your favourite playground!
~ Pedal boats
~ Glass-bottom boat rides
~ Speedboat rides
~ Scuba diving (PADI)
~ Big game fishing
Take part in a fun round of petanques or mini golf, or work up a sweat with a game of beach volleyball, ping pong or tennis (the courts are floodlit at night). LUX* Me Fitness offers a dynamic array of tailor-made exercises, yoga classes and fitness programmes, while further afield, you can take an exciting bike ride or hike through the lush tropical hillsides to the local markets and villages.
~ Beach volleyball
~ Table tennis
~ Golf Driving range
~ Floodlit tennis courts
~ Tai Chi
~ Mountain bikes
PLAY - Kids Club
PLAY offers children between the ages of 3 and 11 an opportunity to explore the many wonders and delights of island living. Supervised by a highly trained and enthusiastic team, kids are exposed to the nature and culture of the island's incredible surrounds, as well as a range of high-energy sports and outdoor activities. From art classes and treasure hunts to engaging and educational Teddy Tennis lessons, PLAY is everything your kids could hope for on an island vacation.
Studio 17 - Teens Club
Studio 17 is the resort's complimentary teens' club, where guests between 12 and 17 can get together, explore the island or just hang out. Run by trained and enthusiastic LUX* supervisors, teens can make the most of their island holiday with loads of activities including local dance and language classes, beach sports activities and exciting adventure trips around the island
LUX* ME Spa
With LUX* ME, it's all about you. LUX* ME provides a sanctuary where you are the most important person in the world as all experiences and treatments are tailored to suit your personal requirements. Whether it is simply a nice deep relaxing massage through to a full daily spa experience, the LUX* ME team will look after your needs. LUX* ME is a lot more than simple spa treatments, however. All guests are encouraged to first take the Body Balance Analysis to allow the resident experts to recommend the most suitable course of treatments, yoga, meditation or fitness sessions. Book your complementary LUX* ME concierge service before you arrive to ensure you get the most out of your stay at LUX*.
Rooms & Suites
Each of the five villas has a different design scheme, with corresponding colours and materials. The villas range from comfortable and spacious rooms with sitting area.
Enjoy an extensive array of facilities and services villas, including the following:
• All villas have a private and furnished balcony or terrace facing the sea
• Air conditioning
• Ceiling fan in Villas
• Bathroom with bath, separate shower and separated toilet
• Telephone with International Direct Dialling
• Internet Access
• Satellite television, video and music channels
• Mini bar
• Hair-dryer and shaver socket
• Complimentary tea and coffee making facilities
• DVD player in Villas
LUX* Grand Gaube's jewel in the crown, the LUX* Villa is the most luxurious kingdom imaginable in which to renew all one's energy. All 5 elements of Feng Shui are used in the furbishing and fittings, with its simply breathtaking showpieces. The Villa has 2 bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, as well as its own fitted kitchenette. It boasts its
Earth and fire as themes, each Senior Suite has its own private garden, looking out towards the lagoon. 'Ming' & 'Tang' almost glow with balmy red and orange tinges. From the sitting area, two steps lead up to the magnificent double bed. Each of the villas has its own whirlbath and a very spacious bathroom.
Spacious and luxuriously, the Junior Suites are decorated in a fine tint of sand and ochre, amalgamation perfect with the core element, which is wood. A super-king size double beds and a large, comfortable sitting area on the private terrace or balcony. Every Suite has a small dressing room and open bathroom, bath tub, with a walk-in shower,
The delicate warm lighting shimmers roughly like candlelight throughout the bedroom where the leading colors Feng Shui element is featured in the water sculpture. As in all the Deluxe Rooms, the decor uses clean lines, with shades of blue and sandy.
Ocean Superior Room
Enjoy beautiful views of the northern islands in this tranquil island suite. Inspired by the ocean, the dÃ©cor features a gleaming water sculpture with light sandy accents and soothing blue tones.
The Superior Room's trademark element is Metal. Wooden fittings give a sumptuous warmness to the rooms, dazzling in passive and elegantly sophisticated shades of sand and ochre colors.