Located on a lush volcanic island, LUX* Ile de La Réunion presents a glistening beach by day and the shimmering Saint-Gilles lagoon by night. Gardens scattered with charming Creole villas, coconut palms and filao trees provide the perfect setting for this unique beach hotel in Reunion, with exclusive views of the coral-sheltered lagoon at L'Hermitage. Explore the tennis and volleyball courts in the gardens, as well as the spacious swimming pool. Once you've worked up an appetite, enjoy fresh, locally-sourced seafood at the beach resort's various restaurants and bars. Find your inner zen with yoga in the gardens, or a private in-room spa treatment. Then take in the rugged beauty, dramatic volcanic peaks and tumbling waterfalls of our World Heritage Site, the Pitons, Cirques and Ramparts of La Réunion.
At this luxury beach hotel in Reunion, the only five-star resort on the island, every moment is an opportunity to experience the unforgettable.
Light, fresh and ever so irresistible, LUX* restaurants offer everything that's exceptional about luxury island dining, with none of the heavy, overly indulgent extras. Enjoy the very best dishes, flavours and textures that the island's many cultures and Creole influences have to offer at any one of our authentic dining environments. Bon appetit!
La Cuisine (6am to 10am / 7:30pm to 9:30pm)
Open for breakfast and dinner, La Cuisine is the resort's signature restaurant, offering a delectable array of international and island-inspired cuisine. Savour fresh seafood buffets and regional Chinese, Creole and Indian dishes as our talented local musicians and performers delight you with a genuine taste of island entertainment.
Orangine (7:30pm to 9:30pm - closed Wednesdays and Thursdays)
With seating for up to 40 guests, Orangine offers an enchanting setting with classically modern touches of sparkling glass and polished wood in a vibrant island ambience. Tuck into sumptuous lobster carpaccio on sugarcane, indulge in delicately crafted papaya spring rolls or be tempted by homemade cinnamon and honey ice cream complemented by an exceptional selection of French and New World wines.
La Plage (noon to 3pm on Sundays / 7:30pm to 9:30pm from Wednesday to Saturday)
Nestled between the beach and glittering swimming pool, La Plage celebrates the traditional Creole cuisine of the island. Dine on the wooden deck overlooking a magnificent view of the lagoon. Try island specialties such as spicy sausage rougail or red tuna tartar, followed by a delightful vanilla-flavoured rum or fresh papaya juice. Discover the exotic flavours of Latin and oriental themed dishes like savoury king prawns, duck magret or lobster. And of course, don't forget to leave some room for a delectable chocolate tart or cardamom-flavoured banana cake for dessert.
Le Bar (noon to 5:30pm, bar 10am to 11pm)
If you're in the mood for a light, fresh lunch or a laid-back afternoon snack, swing by Le Bar for a tasty pizza, marlin sandwich or fresh seasonal salad. Overlooking the crystal clear swimming pool, this lively venue offers appetising snacks and refreshing cocktails throughout the afternoon and evening as the perfect way to unwind after another adventure-filled day on the island.
Nothing beats a really great cup of coffee. That's why at LUX* we only serve our very own delicious "Island Blend" of certified green organic beans. Roasted by our experts and prepared for you with passion by our trained baristas, every cup of coffee served at our stylish Café LUX* is one to savour.
At LUX* Ile de La Réunion, our rooms are so luxuriously comfortable, we won't blame you for wanting to stay indoors and relax every now and then. That's why we offer room service every day from 7am to 10pm for your convenience.
Beach and Pool Service
If you're lounging on the beach or by the pool and start to feel a little thirsty or peckish, simply flag down one of our helpful beach crew and they'll bring whatever you're looking for right to you.
There's nothing like a romantic dinner to make your incredible island holiday all the more special. Allow us to set up a candle-lit à la carte dining experience on the beach or in a private corner of the gardens with your very own butler seeing to your every need.
LUX* Me is an integrated approach to wellbeing. Fitness, spa, nutrition, yoga and meditation combine seamlessly through our spa concierge to personally tailor your LUX* ME Experience. LUX* Me provides a solution for guests looking to improve their lifestyle. Feel better, look better, perform better and maybe learn a thing or two. Make the most out of your vacation by releasing all your stress in the spa, toning up with a fitness program, chilling out daily with yoga and enjoying the delights of healthy cuisine that tastes great. Take a wellbeing safari which includes yoga in a stunning natural setting, enjoy a cooking class on the beach or take our Vitalité program to experience the full integrated lifestyle approach of LUX* Me.
For those wanting to take a deeper step into wellbeing, retreats are offered which immerse the guest in yoga, fitness, nutrition and spa treatments to enliven the body, mind and soul. It's all provided by world class experts in an idyllic location.
Make a splash in the largest swimming pool on the island or lounge the day away on our comfy beach beds. With over 1100m² of crystal clear water, there's plenty of room for you to cool off while the kids dabble about in the shallow-depth area.
With the warm Indian Ocean only moments away and exclusive access to the island's only coral-sheltered lagoon, you'll never be at a loss for something to do. The coast is ideal for diving and snorkelling, with deep-sea fishing boats also available for charter. Go kayaking along the beach, swim in the ocean or discover the fragile marine environment beneath the turquoise waters of the lagoon.
With more than its fair share of natural wonders, La Réunion never fails to delight even the most seasoned adventurers. Go hiking, bird watching or waterfall canyoning in La Réunion National Park. Then visit our World Heritage Site, the Pitons, Cirques and Ramparts of La Réunion. Mountain bike through the island's lush forests and visit the many quaint and colourful villages scattered across the countryside. There's also plenty to do back at the hotel, with a leisurely round of pétanque or a high-energy game of beach volleyball, tennis or ping pong. Head to our holistic LUX* Me fitness centre for a comprehensive work out or enjoy a relaxing Tai Chi and Qigong session outdoors in the sublime island setting.
After a restoration period of 14 months - greens and tees were renewed and several new bunkers were built while old ones were filled up - the course reopened in the middle of August 2007. The newly built club house has a swimming pool and three tennis courts. Here, you can play golf in the shade of eucalyptus trees and enjoy the magnificent view on the bay!