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LUX* Grand Gaube - Luxury holidays to Mauritius

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  • About this holiday

    Expressions Holidays recommends LUX* Grand Gaube for a wonderful family holiday. The PLAY mini-club is excellent for children aged 3 to 11 and is open from 9am until 9pm and organises a range of activities for your children. Babysitting, too, can be arranged. The STUDIO 17 club is for teenagers with all the teen activites your offspring might need - from internet games and video games to table tennis. Interconnecting rooms are available and each room type reflects an element, metal, water, wood, earth or fire. Pick one which reflects your family! There is a free cinema, too, always popular with families.

    The journey and how you get there

    Complimentary

    Included in your holiday

    Expressions Holidays include scheduled flight London to Mauritius on British Airways World Traveller, return transfer by private car and bed and breakfast.

    Holiday prices

    Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Superior Room.
    Low season: From £1,570 for 7 nights
    High season: From £1,960 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

    • Complimentary upgrade from half board to full board for October 2019
      Book before 15 September 2019 and receive a complimentary upgrade from half board to full board for stays in October 2019. This offer is combinable with selected other offers. Restrictions apply.
    • Indian Ocean 2019 autumn early booking offer
      Book a holiday of at least 7 nights to the Indian Ocean by 31 August 2019 for stays between now and 30 November 2019 and receive a reduction of £100 per person.
    • Indian Ocean 2020 early booking offer
      Book a holiday of at least 7 nights to the Indian Ocean by 30 September 2019 for stays between 1 December 2019 and 31 March 2020 and receive a reduction of £150 per person.

    Hotel code

    WW43

    Our opinion

    “A superb family hotel with an excellent range of facilities.”

    Hotel description

    LUX* Grand Gaube, a luxury sister hotel to LUX* Belle Mare occupies an enviable position in a sandy cove in the northern part of Mauritius with views out across the lagoon in front of the hotel to islets with names such as 'Gunners' Point', 'Flat Island' and 'Sugar Loaf'. The bedrooms occupy the ground floor and two upper storeys set alongside the beach, away from the main building which houses the reception area and the main restaurant. The decoration is discreet and tasteful and one of the prime objectives in its conception was to be in harmony with its natural environment, according to the feng shui principles that guide the design and furnishings throughout the hotel. Each room type reflects an element – metal, water, wood, earth or fire – whilst the Presidential Villa reflects all five feng shui elements. Superior rooms interconnect and all rooms and suites have open-plan bathrooms with large bathtubs. The hotel is ideally suited to leisure pursuits with a good range of water and land sports, including a Thalasso Spa which features a seawater pool, a high-tech gym and t’ai chi courses. Grand Gaube has five restaurants to cater for different tastes, from the breakfast buffet served in Ginkgo to La Bastide mediterranean restaurant, the seafood restaurant Abalone or the Karma House, the hotel’s culinary flagship, which serves a fusion of French and Asian cuisine. The plush Spirit Bar and Lounge is perfect for a quiet drink before dinner. A cinema screens new feature films free of charge. The kids’ club organises games and activities for 3 to 11 year olds from 8.30am until 10pm. There is also a club room for teenagers with internet connection, video games and table tennis. It is possible to upgrade to full board or all inclusive depending on your preference. There is also a vitality package including a healthy eating class, spa treatments, fitness sessions and yoga. All in all, LUX* Grand Gaube offers excellent standards of accommodation and facilities for couples and families.

    Location

    Grand Gaube, Mauritius

    Official star rating

    5

    Annual opening

    All year.

    Distance from airport

    About 1 hour and 15 minutes by car.

    Closest airport

    Mauritius

    Room types

    The Lux Grand Gaube has 198 rooms and suites. All rooms and suites 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
    Deluxe Room
    Junior Suite
    Ocean Junior Suite
    LUX Suite
    Family Suite

    Villas are available on request.

    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 6 stay free of charge when sharing with parents and one child aged 6 to 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

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    Airport:15 minutes by speedboat. Please note that the resort is one hour ahead of official Maldives time.
    Size: 298 square kilometres of land on 1192 islands in an area of sea measuring 754 kilometres long and 118 kilometres wide.
    Currency:Rufiya (£1 = 17 rufiyas)Population 300,000
    Temperature:Temperatures are consistently hot averaging about 31 degrees Centigrade. Sea temperatures average about 27 degrees Centigrade. The year is divided into two monsoon periods, the north-east monsoon from December to March (drier) and the south-west monsoon from May to November (wetter months with stronger winds).

     

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    Airport: About 1 hour and 10 minutes by car.
    Size: 865 square kilometres
    Currency: Mauritian rupee (£1 = 35 Rs)Population 1.1 million
    Temperature: The hottest months are from January to April, although this is also the cyclone season and the weather can be humid with temperatures ranging from 25 to 35 degrees Centigrade. There is no distinct rainy season. The Mauritian winter months are June, July, August when temperatures average about 24 degrees Centigrade with the evenings being about 16 degrees Centigrade. However, the weather does vary from the east to the west coast. The east is breezier, and feels cooler during their winter months. The north-west near Port Louis is often the driest and the warmest part of the island. During their winter months you should have a jacket or jumper for the evenings. Dining is outside throughout the year.

     

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