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LUX* Resorts announce new LUX* Sports events and competitions
September 24, 2012

LUX* Resorts & Hotels are delighted to announce their new LUX* Sports events, an exciting array of sporting events and activities open to everyone and taking place in Mauritius and the Maldives in the next few months.

Taking a fresh new approach, LUX* Resorts & Hotels is adding some adventure to your standard beach holiday, inviting guests to experience a combination of the simple pleasures of island life with some more invigorating and inspiring activities and events. For those looking to be kept on their toes, LUX* Resorts & Hotels offers everything from exhilarating water sports, to re-energising yoga classes and outdoor adventures such as mountain biking and waterfall canyoning.

With LUX* Sports, the hotels also offer a host of exciting competitive events for novice and experienced athletes alike. Whether inspired by the Olympics or simply looking for a fun challenge, these events are the perfect way to discover a new and different side to Mauritius and the Maldives. 

Upcoming events October 2012 – April 2013

The 100km Deutsche Bank Cycle Tour, 7 October 2012, Mauritius 

The tour takes cyclists up the east coast of Mauritius finishing at Mon Choisy beach in the north. Now a well established event, around 1500 cyclists are expected to take part in the challenge this year. The Indian Ocean Triathlon, 13 November 2012, Mauritius Described by many as ‘the most beautiful race in the world’, the event involves swimming over colourful coral reefs and running under the shade of leafy filao and coconut trees.
The event draws athletes from all over the world.

The Look Cycling Event, 15 - 21 November 2012, Mauritius 

This offers the opportunity and freedom to discover Mauritius through five cycling stages covering a total distance of 430km across the island and along the sweeping coastal roads.

Omincane Southern Tropical Challenge MTB, 23 – 25 November 2012, Mauritius

This challenge gives mountain bikers access the most protected and wild places in Mauritius which are otherwise inaccessible to tourists. Discover the some of the best slopes for mountain biking.

International Celebrity Tennis Tournament, 12 – 16 December 2012, Mauritius 

Here, tennis enthusiasts can challenge their favourite celebrities in an exclusive international tournament held in December.


The South Indian Ocean Billfish Competition, 17 - 23 February 2013, Mauritius 

SIOBC is an international annual fishing tournament taking place at the best spots for deep sea fishing in Mauritius. With a tremendous reputation, it has been listed as one of the best competitions within the International Game Fishing association in the South Indian Ocean.

Underwater Festival, 15 April 2013 - 21 April 2013, Maldives 

Amongst other activities, this will feature underwater photography sessions with award-winning professionals, free-diving courses and night diving with specialist equipment to capture fluorescence.

The Royal Raid Mauritius Race, 11 May 2013, Mauritius

The first Mauritian mountain run ever to take place, this includes two races held simultaneously: a race of 80 km and a race of 35km, both which finish on the beach.


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