Nestled on the north coast of the Maldivian island, sitting snuggly amidst the calmest of lagoons, undulating coves and lush tropical palm gardens, the LUX* Grand Gaube Resort & Villas in the quaint fishing village of Grand Gaube, is a mesmerising bouquet of all things fine. This luxury resort in Mauritius underlines the gist of a dream Mauritian holiday with its larger than life offerings. By Kumar Shree
No matter which identity you resonate the most with — a water baby, an adventure seeker or a homebody — LUX* Grand Gaube Resort & Villas melts the best of every world for you. You can choose from its wide range of stay options, embark on a global culinary journey at its various restaurant, and soak in the world of sports and wellness. The LUX* Grand Gaube Resort & Villas collates it all, and presents a never-before way of savouring the island of Mauritius.
The entire property and its interiors resonate an eclectic retro-chic vibe; a dreamy outcome of the celebrated interior designer Kelly Hoppen’s pioneering vision. A unique sense of residential beach house living, that sings ode to the signature ‘timeless’ style synonymous with Kelly and her work, flows through the property. All eight accommodation categories –Superior Room, LUX* Villa, Deluxe Room, Junior Suite, Ocean Junior Suites, Prestige Junior Suites, Family Suites, and Ocean Villa — are individually crafted for extreme comfort.
Dining at LUX* Grand Gaube Resort & Villas is an otherworldly experience. Whether you want a casual dining spread or an intimate romantic dinner, the luxurious property is all decked up. The global fare takes your taste buds to a trip round the globe, and your senses have a feast of their own. One doesn’t just taste their food at LUX* Grand Gaube Resort & Villas, one revels in the sight, sound and the scent of it as well. While INTI serves cuisines infused with the essence of Peru, Argentina, Japan, Ecuador and Mexico; Palm Court serves an Italian and Spanish spread with an ocean view for every table. Bodrum Blue, Beach Rouge, Café LUX*, Under The Banyan, and The G&T 100 Club are the other restaurants and bars at the property which offer immersive theatrical food and drink experiences.
Like everything else, the wellness and fitness fronts are also a class apart at the LUX* Grand Gaube Resort & Villas. The LUX* Me Spa has undergone a complete transformation by distinct experts within their field to develop an approach that is global yet bespoke. Whether its world-class hair, beauty and grooming services for both sexes, or meditation, yoga and tai chi classes, you will find it all at the property.
Adventure freaks are in for a treat at LUX* Grand Gaube Resort & Villas as the establishment has a bevy of options for water and land activities enthusiasts. Just when you feel you’re done with diving, windsurfing, kitesurfing, snorkelling or wakeboarding, their new tennis court lures you for trying a few hands. A game of bocce balls, a sunrise yoga session, a seaplane ride or a helicopter flight for that outstanding aerial view of the island, LUX* Grand Gaube Resort & Villas has it all on offer.