Travel today

    Updated on 07/07/2022

    As the world reopens, travel is getting a little easier. The secret to a seamless trip is extra planning. Be sure to check your country's regulations. Here's the status of our destinations:



    Great news! Mauritius is fully open! We compiled the most frequently asked questions below. We also invite you to consult the official Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority website for the latest updates and more detailed information:

    La Reunion

    Social distancing is recommended but is no longer mandatory. Masks are not required indoors and outdoors, including in transportation (even if it is still recommended). To visit Reunion Island, it is compulsory for unvaccinated people to present a Covid-19 test (PCR test less than 72 hours or Antigen test less than 48 hours). Vaccinated travellers do not need to present any test upon departure. Since 14 May, ‘reasonable excuses’ are not required for unvaccinated travellers (however a negative Covid test is still compulsory).


    Over in China, the doors to our resorts and retreats are open to domestic travellers only, as borders remain closed for now. A health QR code is required upon check-in. Local travellers from high and middle-risk areas should check in with their regional's regulations.


    The Maldives' one island=one resort has made it an alluring destination since day 1.

    You are no longer required to present a PCR negative test result upon arrival to the Maldives. This applies to both vaccinated and non-vaccinated travellers. Wearing a face mask is no longer mandatory, except at health facilities.

    You must fill out an online Traveller Health Declaration ( within 48h of your departure to and from the Maldives.

    If you are coming from another resort, island or boat, you are no longer required to do a PCR test prior to your arrival at LUX* South Ari Atoll.

    As part of the Collective Care Program, all Team Members maintain protective measures, and public facilities are sanitized frequently to keep you, our Team Members, and our communities safe.

    COVID-19 insurance: The Maldives offers a COVID-19 insurance which travellers can purchase prior to their arrival. It covers medical expenses, isolation and transportation costs.



  1. What is the protocol to travel to Mauritius?

    From the 1st of July 2022, all travellers (both vaccinated and unvaccinated) can travel freely to Mauritius. There is no need to present a PCR test at embarkation, and no PCR test will be carried out upon arrival.

  2. I want to travel to Mauritius. Which of your resorts can I stay in?

    You can stay at LUX* Grand Baie, LUX* Grand Gaube, LUX* Le Morne, SALT of Palmar, and Tamassa Bel Ombre. Note that SALT of Palmar is adults-only.

  3. Are the hotel staff vaccinated?

    All of our Team Members and their immediate families have been vaccinated. We also take daily temperature checks of all Team Members, as well as all precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

  4. Do I have to wear a mask?

    As from the 1st July 2022, you are no longer required to wear a mask except in certain public areas including airports, public transport, and hospitals.

  5. How do I get from the airport to the hotel?

    After going through baggage claim, you can reach your hotel by organised transfer, taxi, rental car, or any other means of transportation. Just be sure to disinfect your hands, wear a mask and roll down the windows!

  6. My home country requires a PCR test before boarding my return flight.
    Will that be readily available?

    Yes. The test can be conducted at the resort and be collected by the private clinic at your expense. Just get in touch with us at Reception so we can schedule it for you.


    These are the measures we take in our resorts to keep you, our Team Members, and our communities safe.

    • All Team Members maintain protective measures
    • Physical distancing protocol using signage and markings throughout the properties
    • Hand-sanitising stations throughout the properties
    • Increased cleaning and disinfection cycles to ensure optimal hygiene standards
    • Daily temperature checks for everyone accessing the hotels at all entry/exit points
    • A trained Covid-19 Officer responsible for ensuring compliance with each property's new operational regulations and procedures
    • Doctor on call 24/7 and resident nurse available in all properties


    • Minibars will remain empty with a wide selection of items available upon request

    Public Areas and Facilities

    • Hand-sanitising stations throughout all public areas
    • Frequent sanitisation of high-touch points areas using fogging equipment, electrostatic sprayers and wipes
    • Regular sanitisation of high-touch areas (changing rooms, door handles, mirrors, hooks etc)

    Public Bathrooms

    • Non-contact single-use tissue dispenser

    Pool and Beach Facilities

    • Re-arrangement of sunbeds to comply with physical distancing requirements
    • Cleaning and sanitisation of sunbeds after each use with a "Cleaned and Sanitised" sign after sanitisation is completed
    • Frequent sanitisation of outdoor showers

    Restaurants & Bars

    • Menus are presented either via iPads which are sanitised after each use and/or QR codes so guests can access our menus on their own devices
    • Buffet area or live cooking stations shielded with glass protection screens
    • Table arrangements adjusted to allow for physical distancing in all restaurants and bars
    • Sanitisation of tables will be carried out after each guest. Outlets are sanitised after each service


    • Treatment rooms sanitised thoroughly between treatments
    • In changing rooms, clean towels are arranged in individual lockers. Lockers and showers are sanitised after every use
    • Seating and loungers are rearranged to enable physical distancing

    Fitness and Wellness

    • Advance booking for selected time slots required
    • Thorough cleaning and sanitisation of all gym equipment in between time blocks
    • Private fitness and wellness sessions indoors will be replaced by outdoor wellness classes(maximum 6 persons per class)


    Our Cancellation and Rebooking Policy for Mauritius and Reunion

    Cancellation Policy

    No penalty until 7 days prior to arrival, with a full refund of prepaid amounts, as from 01.01.2022.

    Exception: No penalty until 14 days prior to arrival for the stay period 23.12.22 – 06.01.23 for Mauritian properties & 23.12.22 – 02.01.23 for Reunion Island properties, with prepaid amounts fully refunded.

    Postponed Stays Policy

    Should a guest not wish to cancel the booking, the guest is welcome to postpone their stay up to 7 days prior to arrival for stay dates until 31 October 2023. Exception: Until 14 days prior to arrival for the stay period 23.12.22 - 06.01.23

    The then applicable pricing and conditions, combinable with any active offers at the time of rebooking, will apply for the new stay dates.

    Our Cancellation and Rebooking Policy for the Maldives

    Cancellation Policy

    All reservations for arrivals until 22 December 2022 will not be subject to any cancellation charges until 14 days prior to arrival and any prepared amounts will be entitled for new travel date changes.

    For all reservations for arrivals from 23 December 2022 to 10 January 2023 cancellations up to 40 days prior to arrival will be free of charge and any prepared amounts will be entitled for new travel date changes.

    Postponed Stays Policy

    For postponed stays with original arrival dates between now and 22 December 2022, no rebooking charges will apply, and the new stay dates will be confirmed at the same originally booked rate for new stay dates up to and inclusive of 22 December 2022.

    For new stay dates from 23 December 2022 onwards, these stays will be confirmed at the rate applicable.

    Our Cancellation and Rebooking Policy for China

    Cancellation Policy

    No penalty until 7 days prior to arrival, with a full refund of prepaid amounts.

    Postponed Stays Policy

    Should a guest not wish to cancel the booking, the guest is welcome to postpone their stay up to 7 days prior to arrival for stay dates until 31 October 2023.

    The then applicable pricing and conditions, combinable with any active offers at the time of rebooking, will apply for the new stay dates.

    All of the above may be subject to change.


LUX * Resorts & Hotels, le 12 février, 2015. LUX* Resorts & Hotels poursuit son expansion internationale. Le groupe, dont le chiffre d'affaires a atteint Rs 2,2 milliards pour les six mois se terminant au 31 décembre 2014, a récemment signé son deuxième contrat de gestion hôtelière pour l'exploitation d’un établissement cinq étoiles sur le lac de Dianshan, situé près de Shanghai, en Chine. L’ouverture de ce complexe, qui comprendra 60 chambres, est prévue pour la fin de 2016. LUX* Resorts & Hotels a également conclu un accord exclusif de gestion et de conseil avec Sanghvi Hospitality Ltd, une entreprise indienne, dans le but d’assurer la gestion et l’exploitation de ses hôtels cinq étoiles en Inde, au Sri Lanka et dans tout autre pays de la région suite à l’approbation des deux parties concernées.

En ce qui concerne son expansion en Chine, le groupe a annoncé que la deuxième propriété, qui opérera sous l’enseigne LUX* Tea Horse Road, est en cours de construction à Benzilan, situé sur la rivière Yangtze dans la province de Yunnan. L’ouverture de cet établissement hôtelier de 30 chambres est prévue pour le dernier trimestre de 2015. Selon Paul Jones, CEO de LUX* Resorts & Hotels, « ces nouveaux contrats de gestion découlent de la stratégie mise en place en vue de notre expansion internationale. En outre, l'Inde et le Sri Lanka sont deux destinations avec un potentiel de croissance et le partenariat avec le groupe Sanghvi facilitera l'entrée de la marque LUX* sur ces deux marchés très prisés. Nous attendons également la fin des travaux de LUX* Al Zorah, un établissement hôtelier de 200 chambres actuellement en chantier aux Emirats Arabes Unis, pour le dernier trimestre de 2016 ».

Au niveau des principaux indicateurs financiers, le Conseil d'administration souligne que malgré les défis présents dans certains marchés et le faible taux de l’euro, LUX* Resorts & Hotels a réalisé une bonne performance pour le trimestre se terminant au 31 décembre 2014, soit une hausse de son chiffre d’affaires et de l’EBITDA (Earning before Interest Tax Depreciation and Amortisation) de 10 % et de 4 % respectivement. Par ailleurs, le taux d’occupation pour le dernier trimestre s’élève à 80 %, soit une hausse de 5 %, tandis que l’ADR (tarif quotidien moyen) a progressé de 3 %. Cette progression du taux d’occupation et de l’ADR a contribué à une hausse du RevPar (revenu par chambre disponible) de 10 %. Le revenu total pour le dernier trimestre s’élève à Rs 1,4 milliard, soit une hausse de 10 % alors que l’EBITDA passe à Rs 418 millions contre Rs 400 millions à la même période l’année précédente. Le bénéfice d'exploitation a progressé de 3 %, passant de Rs 320 millions à Rs 330 millions. Et ce malgré une dépréciation de l’euro.

LUX* Resorts & Hotels a également annoncé que ses charges financières nettes ont diminué de Rs 4 millions suite à la baisse de son niveau d’endettement. Le bénéfice net du groupe pour le trimestre s’élève à Rs 234 millions par rapport à Rs 229 millions l'an dernier tandis que le chiffre d'affaires a augmenté de 10%. En outre, pour le semestre se terminant au 31 décembre 2014, le taux d’occupation enregistré par les établissements du groupe à Maurice, à la Réunion et aux Maldives a progressé de 6% alors que l’ADR et le Rev Par ont connu une hausse de 6 % et de 15% respectivement comparativement à la période correspondante en 2013. « Je tiens à féliciter et à remercier tous les membres de mon équipe pour leur passion constante, leur travail assidu et leur esprit d’équipe pour ces bons résultats» a souligné Paul Jones.

Par ailleurs, le groupe dit bien accueillir la récente introduction du vol direct d’Air Mauritius vers Chengdu, situé dans la province de Sichuan en Chine. « Chengdu et la cité voisine, Chongqing, sont deux grandes régions enclavées de premier rang en Chine et sont des destinations touristiques prisées. Je suis con-vaincu que cette région de la Chine représente un fort potentiel de croissance pour les arrivées touristiques à Maurice, » a fait ressortir Paul Jones.