A LIGHTER, BRIGHTER 2018 WITH LUX* RESORTS & HOTELS
Service that surprises and delights, chic interiors and extraordinary eating and drinking are just the start of the story. With landscapes spanning Mediterranean clifftops and Indian Ocean islands plus inspired guest experiences – LUX* Resorts & Hotels are in a world of their own.
December 2017 – LUX* Grand Gaube, Mauritius
LUX* Grand Gaube, on the northern coast of Mauritius, is being completely reimagined by British interior designer Kelly Hoppen, bringing guests a fresh-spirited luxury resort with a wonderfully eclectic mix of colourful prints, retro chic furniture and lots of greenery.
This spectacular renovation will see the resort re-emerge with 186 rooms and suites complete with LUX* Sleeptight mattresses and private sundecks with uninterrupted views of the Indian Ocean.
There will be a brand new spa with a Wellness Concierge and meditation expert on hand, and all new fabulous restaurant and bar concepts, including a traditional Creole Smokehouse with Rum Treehouse, an open sushi kitchen, a Pisco bar, and a buzzy beach club.
Room rates start from Euros 371 Euros per night for a couple in a double Deluxe room on Half Board Basis
July 2018 — LUX* North Male Atoll, Maldives
Set on the intimate Olhahali Picnic Island, only 30 minutes from Male, LUX* North Male Atoll’s unique contemporary architecture will bring sleek South Beach-style penthouses on sand, or over-water, elegantly styled by Singapore design group Miajia.
For the first time in the Maldives, each residence will feature a 120m2 roof terrace – a magnificent private deck, elevated five metres above the pristine water, with large penthouses home to their own spas, pools and fitness suites.
The resort will also provide Big Green Egg BBQs, a rooftop bar, cinema and SONOS, a yoga plinth, starlight jacuzzis and outdoor games for the ultimate sky lounge, as well as all the usual LUX* touches.
Villas rates will start from 2,150 Euro per night for a couple on All Inclusive basis including transfer.
2019 – LUX* Organic Escapes, Chengdu, China
Stepping away from island life, LUX* is preparing to unveil a sanctuary of wellbeing in the Sichuan province of Southwest China. Set amidst an organic farm, a holistic approach to wellness promises to detoxify, promote mindfulness and bring a fresh perspective on living.
A first for China, this boutique 40-room retreat will be both contemporary and effortlessly comfortable, showcasing traditional Chinese craftsmanship.
In partnership with Tony’s Farm, Shanghai’s most respected eco-supplier of fruits and vegetables, food will go straight from farm to plate and Cafe LUX* continues with freshly roasted coffee blended on-site.
The LUX* Me Spa concept is being tailored to its new home with traditional Chinese medicine practitioners and exclusive treatment rituals, individually catering to guest’s needs and desires. With a mission to boost health, mind and body whilst making every moment matter - LUX* Organic Escapes Chengdu brings a new focus to the world of lifestyle retreats.
2019 - LUX* Luxe Lakes, Chengdu, China
LUX* Luxe Lakes will be a contemporary 180-key resort designed by the illustrious French architect, Jean Nouvel. Forming part of an urban eco-city set on a man-made lake in Chengdu, the tiered edifice will have floor-to-ceiling glass panes allowing natural light to stream in. Brightly patterned ceilings create striking bursts of colour, a pleasant contrast to the terracotta and verdant spring colours of the surrounding nature.
2019 - LUX* Dianshan Lake, China
On the outskirts of Shanghai, upstream of the Huangpu River - the Mother River - Dianshan Lake has long enjoyed a storied past. Fringed by charming towns, yacht clubs, golf courses, an ecological village, an equestrian club and a state-of-the-art aquatic centre, travellers seeking respite from the bustle of the city flock to the peaceful riverbanks of Dianshan to unwind.
LUX* Dianshan Lake, opening in 2019, will feature slanted roofs, pavilions, and bridges that echo the traditions and culture of the province “Upon-the-Sea”. Guests will be able to soak up the sacred sunset and watch the lake reflect the blazing reds and oranges of the sky above.
Recap on recent openings
LUX* Resorts & Hotels celebrated the re-opening of their flagship Maldives property LUX* South Ari Atoll at the end of 2016, which was completely re-imagined for a ‘beach house chic’ look. The resort has brought entirely new dining concepts to the island, from the Maldives’ first over-water Asian street food market, to theatrical open kitchen teppanyaki making at Umami Japanese restaurant.
LUX* Bodrum also opened in summer 2017 and was the first of the brand’s resorts in the Mediterranean, set amid pine-clad hills, rugged coves and azure waters. As the latest addition to Turkey’s Aegean Riviera, LUX* Bodrum invites guests to enjoy innovative Italian cuisine at Stella Restaurant, movie screenings in the Roman amphitheatre, and sunset cocktails at beach club Beach Rouge.
For more information and booking, please visit www.luxresorts.com