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LUX* Grand Gaube

5 stars

Mauritius, Indian Ocean

NEWLY FEATURED - Opening December 2017

The LUX* Grand Gaube is set within lush tropical gardens overlooking the Indian Ocean, with its own private beach, swimming pools, spa and fitness centre.

The LUX Grand Gaube is located in northern Mauritius, approximately a 10 minute drive from Cape Malheureux. Set within tropical gardens of coconut trees, filaos and banyans, overlooking the Indian Ocean. The hotel has its own private beach and is located approximately 10 minutes from Grand Bay.

This newly designed and built hotel offers a stunning location offering views of the northern coast islets, Coin de Mire, Ile Plate, Ile Ronde, Ile aux Serpent and Ilot Gabriel. All rooms are designed to be sea facing with interiors by renowned designer, Kelly Hoppen. Board basis options include: bed and breakfast, half board (breakfast and dinner) or all inclusive option. Each room is equipped with high speed complimentary Wi-Fi, 55 inch wide LED TV, universal electric socket, USB plug, tea/coffee making facilities including a Café LUX* coffee machine, kettle, minibar, 24-hour room service, air conditioning, blackout blinds/curtains, daily housekeeping, turndown service, desk and in room safe. Room categories available include:

Superior Room (approx 51m²) King bed
With a Retro-chic look and so comfortable king-size Sleep Tight bed, ensuite bathroom with a large rain shower, two wash basins and separate toilets.

Deluxe Room (approx 51m²) King bed
Located in a secluded bay, the deluxe rooms are located in an adult-only zone for the ultimate tranquillity and comfort. With king-sized Sleep Tight bed, ensuite bathroom with walk-in shower, deep-soak bathtub, double wash basins and separate toilet.

Junior Suite (approx 56m²) King bed
Exclusively located on the ground floor with direct access to the beach, each suite boasts its own secluded wooden deck terrace with comfortable seating. Retro tiles give the ultimate touch to the Kelly Hoppen designed bathroom with walk-in shower, deep soak bathtub, double wash basins and separate toilet.

Romantic Junior Suite (approx 71m²) Four poster bed
Designed for couples, the romantic junior suites are exclusively located on the second floor offering breathtaking views over the northern islands. All rooms boast spacious outdoor living areas with comfortable seating and oversized bathtub with the ultimate sea view.

Prestige Junior Suite
Located in a secluded bay, these luxury ground floor suites feature an extensive terrace with comfy seating and private pool; the perfect combination of space, luxury, privacy and comfort.

Family Suite (approx 51m²) King bed & Double sofa bed
Feel at home in this spacious room, featuring a king-sized Sleep Tight bed and a sofa bed for the kids. These suites enjoy a spacious bathroom with walk-in shower, bathtub, two separate toilets and a wide dressing room for the perfect family beach holiday.

LUX Villa
Offering exclusivity with unparalleled views over the blue lagoon, this stylish two bedroom villa offers private access to the beach. A private swimming pool, beautiful landscaped garden, gazebo and 24-hour personal butler service makes this villa the little gem of LUX* Grand Gaube.

Connecting/adjoining rooms, rollaway/extra beds and complimentary cots/infant beds are available on request, subject to availability.

A variety of dining options are available with 5 restaurants and 2 bars with live cooking stations at the main resort restaurant, Palm Court with choice of international cuisine, such as Mediterranean tapas and south east Asian dishes. Enjoy Peruvian and Argentinean dining at INTI with its intimate salon styled, dining experience with 'Hot Salsa' open grill kitchen, ‘Crevice, Tiradito & Pisco’ bar and a dedicated pastry station with un-skippable sweet treats, latin lounge music, love seats and ocean vistas. Enjoy authentic Creole flavours at the Bayan, an authentic Crole smokehouse with cured fish and meats, burgers and Sugar island rum 'treehouse' bar and nearby 'French Kiss' mobile bar. and Turkish at Bodrum Blue. The Beach Rouge beach side handout offers informal drinking and dining. The hotel has access to 3 beaches leading to the lagoon, 24 hour front desk service, cinema, helipad, parking and complimentary WiFi throughout the resort. 

Sports and Wellness
With over one hectare of land dedicated entirely to wellness, we have everything you need to rest, replenish and recharge. A spectacular new LUX* Me Spa is world unto itself and offers tailored treatments, bespoke programmes and nutritional advice from our Wellness Concierge, with Hammam, sauna and offering specialist massages and treatments. This is complemented by a world-class gym, fitness classes, meditation, yoga, a tennis academy, bike rides, golf and even a round of pétanque. The hotel offers two swimming pools (one heated and one reserved for adults only). The concierge service is available to book a variety of activities in and outside the resort including the Tennis Academy or golf driving range with access to international standard Golf Course such as Mont Choisy and Avalon.

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Our Opinion
This new hotel, with interiors designed by Kelly Hoppen, offers a new standard in luxury 5* service, accommodation and sports facilities and activities.

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Fact File

Diving Conditions

Boat Diving Wreck Diving






Best Time: Year round (April-Oct calmest  waters).

Average Air temps: 27-30°C

Average Water temps: 26-27°C

Visibility: 20-30m

Top Dive Sites: Cathedral, Nab reef, Tug wreck - 1st artificial reef with rare fish inc leaf  lion and scorpion fish.Shark pit (juveniles at Pigeon Rock), Serpent (Snake Reef), HMS Sirus - 18thC British Frigate.

Great Reasons to Dive in Mauritius

  • Shallow, calm sites for Learn to Dive/beginners.
  • Hidden gems for Advanced - Wrecks, drift & big fish.
  • Sharks, dophin, eels, rays.
  • Dive Safaris with BBQ and snorkelling for non-divers.
  • Multisport options in South west with windsurfing, kitesurfing, surfing and SUP.
  • Photography sites with rare fish.



Dive Holidays Sportif

Sportif Dive is a specialist tour operator offering a wide range of diving holidays all over the world. Our choice of destinations is extensive from established locations in the Red Sea, Maldives, Caribbean and the Far East to the exotic and unusual such as Rodrigues Island in the Indian Ocean, Wakatobi, Truk, Palau, South America & the Pacific. Whether you are looking to for a Learn to Dive course, group expedition or trip of a lifetime we can help. With over 30 years experience and a personal approach, we can advise on the ideal location to suit your needs, at a price to suit your budget.

Our extensive knowledge of the destinations means we can recommend the right location for you. Our diving centres are selected for their excellent standards of service and safety. Whatever your priority, whether starting out or wishing to dive a technically challenging site we can recommend a range of options offering the best diving for when you wish to travel. We can organise all your travel arrangements for you, pre-book equipment and diving packages in advance to maximise your time when you get there.

As an independent tour operator, we select only the hotels, liveaboards and diving centres that offer the best standards and quality of service but at the right price. Without the overheads of a large mass market operator, we can offer the best value diving holidays often with great discounts and special offers.

Our consultants have many years experience in travel and are divers. They are able to closely match your needs and take time to recommend from a carefully selected range of accommodation and diving packages. With first hand knowledge, they are passionate about diving and travel and providing the perfect holiday for you.

Sportif also have a specialist multisport division offering instruction and rental packages for windsurfing, kitesurfing and surfing. Our specialist centres are located in some of our diving resorts, often minutes from the Dive Centre for easy coordination of activities. Packages offered included taster and learn to right through to intensive coaching weeks up to expert level. Children can start from 8 years.

Sportif Dive are an ATOL bonded operator which means that every element of your holiday is secure. With the worry of disruption to your holiday plans from weather disruption or airline failure you can be sure that we will be there to help every step of the way.