At LUX*, every moment matters: we’ve banished thoughtless patterns and created simple, fresh and sensory experiences to indulge you throughout your stay with us. We’re here to surprise and delight our guests with creative details that make the ordinary truly extraordinary.
BIG NEWS (THAT WE JUST CAN’T KEEP TO OURSELVES ANY LONGER)
LUX* is lighter and brighter than ever. We have eight extraordinary hotels and resorts up and running, and six more in the making. The brand is growing, which means that more and more people are celebrating life. We feel good. So good, in fact, that our mother brand, The Lux Collective, took on another challenge.
Perusing LUX* Magazine is a lot like wandering vibrant streets with hidden gems, artist filled neighbourhoods, colourful towns with brightly painted murals, eclectic cafés and piquante street cuisine.
TIE XIN, OUR BESPOKE HOTEL EXPERIENCE
Tie Xin is the Mandarin for "close to one’s heart." Our Tie Xin concept affords a customized hotel experience to our Chinese-speaking guests.
THE 2018 UNDERWATER FESTIVAL IS BACK
From the 16th to the 22nd of September, our sun-drenched days at LUX* South Ari Atoll will be packed with hands-on workshops, open-air film screenings, talks, conferences, and lots of dives.
BORN TO HELP PEOPLE CELEBRATE LIFE
Genuine. Passionate. Intuitive. It’s no coincidence our team members are here to help you celebrate life.
REASONS TO GO LUX*
We go on holiday to escape the routine… Stay at a conventional resort and before long you’ll know where everything is. That won’t happen at LUX*. We’re in touch with our impromptu side, and we love surprising you with delightful pop-up treats.
DISCOVER & JOIN OUR LUX* EXPERT-LED WORKSHOPS
LUX* invites you to try something new. A unique calendar of expert-led workshops has been curated to inspire curious minds – creative artists and leading specialists will be sharing their secrets at LUX* resorts throughout the year.
Lighter, brighter holidays shouldn’t cost the Earth. And with the help of our guests, they don’t have to. At LUX*, we recognise that we have a duty of stewardship over the places we operate and the planet we inhabit, and we strive to achieve complete carbon neutrality in every LUX* Resort & Hotels.
CAFÉ LUX* FRANCHISE
Due to its high demand and resounding success, LUX* Resorts & Hotels are expanding the Café LUX* concept outside our resorts through unique and exciting franchises.
ALONG THE TEA HORSE ROAD
Lured to the silk road of the south, Nick Boulos travels the ancient Trade route that spans southwest China, Tibet, Bhutan and Burma, in search of the finest brews going…
THE SOUND OF LUX*
Beach Rouge, Vol 4
Make like you’re in the Maldives and tune into Playlister's seductive, silky mix of laid-back beats and sultry riffs:
LUX* ME WELLNESS CONCIERGE
We have partnered with wellness guru Stephen Price of SP&Co London, a leading Fitness and Wellness Company, to launch a new Wellness Concierge Service for our guests, at our properties in Mauritius and Maldives.
We’re expanding! Discover more about new LUX* resorts & hotels opening soon here.
OOH-LA-LA CEST WALALA!
Street artist Camille Walala’s bold geometric prints and patterns have transformed spaces from Melbourne to Manhattan — and now the French designer is bringing her murals to Mauritius.
INTRODUCING A LUXURIOUS TROPICAL RETREAT
LUX* Grand Gaube and interior designer Kelly Hoppen MBE, bring the soothing allure of east-meets-west to the Indian Ocean. Meet the award-winning designer behind Mauritius’ freshest luxury resort and spa, opening this December; exclusive launch rates available.
ORLEBAR BROWN PARTNERS WITH LUX* FOR A UNIQUE CAPSULE COLLECTION
LUX* Resorts & Hotels has partnered with refined British swimwear brand Orlebar Brown, creating an exciting new capsule collection of swim shorts for men.
Chef Philippe Agesidame, Executive Chef at LUX* Saint Gilles knows all the secrets of traditional creole cuisine. He has invaluable experience and mastery skills when it comes to emulating the tastes of Réunion Island in a sophisticated but yet traditional way. Chef Philippe brings all the flavours of his island to life on the wood fire of the famous Carry’s Bar. We dare you to leave LUX* Saint Gilles without testing his « Rougaille Saucisse » the local must-try dish.
Chef Doorgesh Sanchurn has developed an expertise for local tastes. If you meet him at Banyan, the Island Kitchen in LUX* Grand Gaube, he will admit that his favourite dish is the Mauritian fried noodles that reminds him of his earliest, most vivid food memory as a child. Chef Sanchurn loves being able to share the unique flavors from diverse culinary influences, while showcasing the Mauritian food culture.
At LUX* South Ari Atoll, Chef Dave Minten is a true culinary innovator, crafting delicious and creative dishes using only the freshest ingredients.
Sourcing fresh fruit, vegetables and seafood, Chef Dave has made it his mission to bring you pure cuisine experiences, whether enjoying a sampling of fresh Ceviche, just caught tuna or a straight from the wood fired oven pizza, you can be sure that every dish is made with passion and precision.
“Always cook with your heart and use love in your dishes-the results will always be great!” -Chef Dave Minten
Chef Pascal Galette brings years of experience and creativity to LUX* Belle Mare and Café LUX*. Under the command of the young Executive Pastry Chef, artful desserts are created that range from the familiar to the unexpected. If you ask him what his favourite dessert is, he will tell you the mille-feuilles which he now masters to perfection and that leaves a trademark, visual and tasteful memory that immediately wins you over.
After years of experience around the world, China's Sichuan Masterchef Tang Xi Bing brings his homeland stories to Duck Laundry, LUX* Belle Mare where he blends traditional and contemporary to offer a unique sophisticated Chinese cuisine. You will always find the brightest smile on his face as he treats his guests with the impressive art of hand-pulled noodle and ensures a very special food experience for every minute spent at Duck Laundry.
To know Chef Suksan Supprasert is to like him. You will always see a smile on his face and for very good reasons. His dedication and enthusiasm at East Restaurant, LUX* Le Morne was rewarded by an award for best Thai restaurant in Africa in 2016. Chef Supprasert brings the taste of his homeland Thailand to Mauritius and shares his everlasting cheerful mood to make your experience at LUX* Le Morne unforgettable.
Before dropping his suitcases at LUX* Belle Mare, Nicolas Baubé has officiated in numerous 5 star palaces, resorts and hotels in Europe, Middle East and the Indian Ocean. With his expertise and vision of the local cuisine, the new executive chef is willing to make the residents of LUX* Belle Mare discover a mix of flavors, textures and cultures that would awaken their senses. His objective: bring a touch of freshness and innovation that will meets the culinary expectations of LUX* Belle Mare.
For a dash of Asian spice, head to Amari by Vineet, the resort’s new Indian restaurant – a clean-lined but opulent space for the Michelin-star chef’s scintillating fare. A leading light in the reinvention of Indian cuisine, Chef Vineet Bhatia won his first Michelin star at Zakia in London in 2001, followed by another in 2006 for his personal venture 'Rasoi' in London as well as in 2009 for 'Rasoi by Vineet' in Geneva. His masterful technique makes the textures and flavours of India shine, in sumptuous, subtly spiced dishes with contemporary flair.