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LUX* Grand Gaube - Luxury holidays to Mauritius

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  • About this holiday

    Expressions Holidays recommends LUX* Grand Gaube as a tasteful and relaxing place to take your honeymoon. Originally built on the principles of feng shui this is a hotel which exudes the feeling of space and harmony - although it also offers many activities such as scuba diving, mountain biking and a fabulous Spa. LUX* Grand Gaube makes for a stress-free honeymoon in a delightful location.

    The journey and how you get there

    Complimentary

    Included in your holiday

    Expressions holidays includes a scheduled flight with British Airways from London to Mauritius, bed and breakfast and return transfers.

    Holiday prices

    Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Type A double or twin room
    From £1355 to £2815 for 7 nights

    The prices displayed here are a guide only for this hotel and each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect the actual flight costs and all up-to-date special offers.

    Special Offers

    • Long stay offer 2018(33)
      Stay between 4 and 6 nights and receive a 20% discount or stay 7 to 10 nights and receive a 25% discount or stay 11 to 20 nights and receive a 30% discount. Valid on bed and breakfast stays from 6 January until 5 January 2019. Not combinable with any other offer.
    • Honeymoon and wedding anniversary offer 2018(6)
      Stay in two LUX* resorts with Expressions Holidays and receive 30% off bed and breakfast stays from 6 January until 5 January 2019. Not combinable with any other offer.

    Hotel code

    WW43

    Our opinion

    "At LUX* Grand Gaube, the thatched-roof architecture gracefully follows the coast as it curves into secluded coves".

    Hotel description

    Set on a sandy bay that stretches towards the horizon in northeast Mauritius, LUX* Grand Gaube was built on feng shui principles, with the objective to work in harmony with its surroundings. This can immediately be seen in the thatched-roof architecture that gracefully follows the coast as it curves into secluded coves, and in the discreet and tasteful interior decorations. In keeping with feng shui principles, the resort is committed to the well-being of body and mind, providing plentiful space for rest and relaxation, but also offering an extensive range of activities that utilise its wonderful setting. Windsurfing, snorkelling and kayaking can all be enjoyed free of charge, alongside tennis, mini-golf and beach volleyball. There are some wonderful opportunities available at an additional cost that will allow you to explore the rich natural area that surrounds, from PADI scuba diving to power boat trips and mountain bike hire. LUX* Me Spa combines a Thalasso and a spa to create a wonderful space to relax and revitalise. You can enjoy a wide array of treatments in the five massage rooms, from the four-handed ylang-ylang massage that stimulates circulation, to the wonderful Oriental Beauty treatment, which involves a combination of Hammam relaxation and soothing face and body treatments using blend of natural exotic ingredients. With five restaurants, Grand Gaube guarantees plentiful choice for dining throughout the day. Mediterranean cuisine can be enjoyed at The Beach, the beach bar and grill, whilst buffets provide a wonderful choice in The Kitchen for breakast and dinner. The guestrooms are set away from the main building in three-storey buildings that stretch along the beach. Each bedroom has been beautifully designed to reflect a feng shui element: water, metal, fire, wood and earth. The junior suites are recommended for their spaciousness and the sea view, which can be appreciated from their attached private terrace or balcony. LUX* Grand Gaube has a charming ambience and offers excellent standards of accommodation and facilities. 

    Location

    Grand Gaube, Mauritius

    Official star rating

    no rating

    Annual opening

    All year.

    Distance from airport

    About 1 hour and 15 minutes by car.

    Closest airport

    Mauritius

    Room types

    198 rooms.

    All rooms have private bathroom with separate bath and shower, balcony or terrace with sea view, air conditioning, ceiling fan, telephone, television, internet access, minibar, personal safe, hairdryer, tea- and coffee-making facilities.
    Superior Room
    Ocean Superior Room
    Junior Suite
    Senior Suite
    Emperor Villa

    Hotel facilities and services

    3 restaurants, 2 bars, 4 swimming pools, Water sports, Gym, Laundry service, Nightly live entertainment, 24hr room service, Spa, Boutiques, 60-seat cinema, Gym, Scuba diving, Speedboat rides, Big game fishing, Mountain bikes, Pool tables, Diving with dolphins, 2 golf courses nearby, Catamaran cruise, Electronic games, Helipad. 

    Water sports

    Complimentary: Windsurfing, pedal boats, kayaks, snorkelling, glass-bottom boat trips, waterskiing, sailing.
    Chargeable: Speedboat rides, scuba diving (PADI), big game fishing, diving with dolphins, catamaran cruise.

    Land sports

    Complimentary: Gym, sauna, hammam, beach volleyball, table tennis, bocce balls, floodlit tennis courts, driving range, yoga.
    Chargeable: Spa treatments, mountain bikes, pool tables, electronic games, two golf-courses nearby.

    Out and aboutnearby/local interest

    Located near the fishermen village of Grand Gaube. Close to Grand Bay (10 mins).

    Sports nearby

    Children

    Children are very welcome. PLAY is for children aged 3 to 11 and is open from 8.30am to 10pm. Activities include pool and beach games and cooking lessons. Babysitting is available on request for a fee. STUDIO 17 holds activities for teenagers aged 12 to 17 from 9am to 11pm. Activities include kite competition, tennis lessons and yoga initiations.Children under the age of 5 stay free of charge when sharing with parents and one child age 6-11 stays free of charge on a bed and breakfast basis.

    Minimum stays

    A minimum stay of 3 nights applies all year round.

    Other information

    Benefit from an excursion to the Ile des Deux Cocos, LUX* Grand Gaubes’ luxury private island.
    The hotel has a number of rooms and suites, all of which enjoy sea views. The junior suites offer plentiful space for relaxation and a terrace or balcony from which you can enjoy the sea view.

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