LUX* Grand Baie – A Modernist Marvel in Mauritius | Black Platinum Gold

Mark Twain once wrote that “Mauritius was made first and then heaven, heaven being copied after Mauritius”. And it’s true: sapphire waters, powder-white beaches and wonderful nature.

Opening on 1 November 2021, the magnificent LUX* Grand Baie Resort & Residences is a boutique-style resort for the modern, discerning traveller. 

Located in the north of Mauritius known for its lively beachside cafes, bars and artisanal local crafts, this elegant hideaway is nestled in the Grand Baie lagoon, the crown jewel of Mauritius, overlooking emerald-blue waters and white sandy beaches. 

Jean-Francois Adam, the Mauritius-based architect who has spearheaded the design of the property, has been inspired by a childhood spent on the very beach the resort is set on, and observing sailing boat architecture. The result is a design concept that champions indoor-outdoor living and ‘purity’ by working in harmony with the natural surroundings.

The architecture breaks away from the traditional mould in Mauritius whilst honouring the island’s raw materials.

ACCOMMODATION

At LUX* Grand Baie Resort & Residences each suite, villa, residence and penthouse are a labour of love of interior designer Kelly Hoppen, resulting in the pinnacle of luxury and comfort. Each is made to feel like a designer’s holiday home in the tropics.

Settle in, relax, sunbathe, host some friends for a day party in your penthouse, take a dip in your villa pool, or just do nothing— make yourself at home.

  • 86 LUX* Junior Suites (65 sqm) present a spacious entrance, dressing room, bedroom and a bathroom featuring an oversized shower and separate bathtub. Neutrals and refined beach style will blend seamlessly with the deep blues of the surrounding ocean and white Mauritius sands.
  • 20 LUX* Pool Residences (2 bedroom – 180 sqm) and 2 LUX* Pool Penthouses (3 bedroom – 325 sqm) feature private pools, modern kitchens, expansive entertainment terraces, private living and dining rooms.
  • 7 LUX* Pool Villas (2 bedroom – 240 sqm) have a private pool and fire pit, as well as an outdoor gazebo and sundecks on a shaded terrace.
  • 1 LUX* Grand Beach Pool Villa (3 bedroom – 600 sqm) is the ultimate tropical hideaway with direct access to the beach, a wide sun deck, and a chef de maison on hand to serve delicious spreads on the outdoor terrace.
    Our LUX* Pool Penthouse, LUX* Pool Villa, LUX* Grand Beach Pool Villa all benefit from private Butler service. 
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DINING

Offering laid-back dining from morning to night, Beach Rouge – LUX* Resorts & Hotels’ signature beach club concept – sits on the water’s edge and will serve fresh, locally-sourced cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner. When the sun dips below the horizon, the space will be lit in a spectacular red tint and draw a crowd to its bar with a resident DJ setting the mood from chill to groove.

Eye-catching Ai KISU (meaning ‘flame’ in Japanese) will offer a lively atmosphere and best-in-class Asian cuisine created using warayaki straw fire cooking in an open kitchen. Its accompanying Club Ai KISU, the first nightclub in Mauritius to combine the luxury of a private members’ club with that of resort residents, playing host to a new elite, acutely vogue concept.

This gorgeous, contemporary Café & Bar known as MAISON LUX* draws its soul from the typical cafés that line the streets of Milan. High-quality single origins coffees roasted locally and it’s own unique blends of coffee. There’s something for every hour of the day: morning coffee and pastries, afternoon tea and Aperitivo hour.

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The jewel in the resort’s crown: BISOU Rooftop Bar & Restaurant checks all the boxes for a perfect day and night out. 1190m2 rooftop with it’s 22m infinity pool set amongst a plethora of trees, plants and creepers with incredible views of the legendary Grand Baie lagoon. Open to adult hotel resident guests only from 07:00 – 17:30 & for resident families from 17:30 – 22:00.

WELLBEING & FITNESS

Housed in a stunning structure, we have channelled cutting-edge technology and ancient wisdom to create a spa ecosystem where you have the power to be and feel your best. You will emerge feeling inspired to pursue a lifetime journey & a holistic approach to wellness. The spa will offer an array of immersive thermal experiences including a unique hydrotherapy concept, Kneipp walk, Turkish Hammam and Aromatherapy Steam and Sauna. The LUX* ME SPA has 6 treatment rooms with high-tech equipment and 2 double spa-suite (specialised bed with a heated water mattress and spherical quartz sand; experience shower).

LUX* Grand Baie – A Modernist Marvel in Mauritius | Black Platinum Gold


The fully equipped Fitness Centre features a Technogym Group Cycle Studio with both instructor-led and virtual on-demand cycling classes. The Niyama Studio will be a minimalist mind and body space for private or small group classes including mat-based pilates, yoga, aerial yoga, meditation, restorative stretching and release work.

LUX* Me Fitness offers a unique balance of indoor and outdoor wellness experiences. It includes a wellness Lounge and juice bar to rehydrate & recharge, a fully-equipped with Technogym Excite Live Cardio range and Outrace functional fitness cube, six cardio modalities for all needs and abilities (Top Excite, The Climb, Technogym’s Run, Skillrun, Skillrow, Synchro, Top Excite and the Watt Bike for a real ride feel). It also has a wide array of weekly wellness classes (25+) for small and large groups (5-25 guests), and a personal training & Urban fitness retreats.

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The Indian Ocean’s first-ever full-fledged outdoor rooftop wellness experience, Muscle Up on the Roof, will feature two 30-metre Olympic-standard running tracks and a MyBeast Functional Fitness Frame equipped with 12 workout stations such as power rack, multi pull-up and punching bag.

A SUSTAINABLE APPROACH 

LUX* Grand Baie Resort & Residences is committed to championing sustainability through socially responsible and environmentally friendly practices. From using renewable building materials in the construction phase, reducing, recycling and reusing waste, engaging in ethical and local food sourcing, caring for local communities and protecting the natural environment, it is central to everything that LUX* Grand Baie operates and creates. 

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