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LUX* Saint-Gilles ****

28 Rue du lagon, lieu-dit L’Hermitage | Saint Gilles Les Bains 97434 | Reunion Island |

Best Hotel in Reunion Island

World Travel Award, 2016
From 271€/room


  • Very flexible Covid specific cancellation conditions
  • The lowest prices guaranted
  • Organic solar products and a Samsonite gift delivered to your home (value: 125 €)
  • One free lunch child meal per stay
  • Complimentary breakfast for children up to 12 years old

LUX* Saint-Gilles ****

28 Rue du lagon, lieu-dit L’Hermitage | Saint Gilles Les Bains 97434 | Reunion Island |


  • The kids-club, open for 3-to-12-year-olds
  • The spacious, family-friendly rooms
  • The vast choice of restaurants



It is on the west coast of Reunion Island that the luxurious 4-star hotel LUX* Saint-Gilles welcomes you.

LUX* Saint-Gilles can boast of being the only resort on the island with direct access to the Hermitage Beach, the most beautiful beach on the island. Guests have an exclusive location on this stretch of fine sand and its beautiful lagoon.

Reunion has 2 international airports. Roland Garros Airport (locally known as Gillot Airport), north of the island, is a 45-minute drive from the hotel. From Pierrefonds Airport (in the south), it will take you 50 minutes.



Upon your arrival, you will be charmed by the colonial style of the hotel. The luxurious Creole villas that house the rooms are spread out harmoniously, in a green setting. The change of scenery is complete! Continue your discovery of the hotel and stop by the magnificent main swimming pool, the largest on the island at 1,100 sqm.

The LUX* Saint-Gilles immerses you in the heart of the natural beauty of Reunion, with its lush tropical gardens, extending over 17 acres. The perfect setting to enjoy a family walk to the beach.

The hotel has 3 restaurants, 1 bar, 1 Café LUX*, 1 outdoor pool, 1 wellness center, 1 fitness center, 1 kids’ club, 7 conference rooms, 1 open-air cinema, 1 ground volleyball and 1 tennis playground.

A gourmet welcome is reserved for families : a fruit juice is offered to children on arrival and a fruit platter and a bottle of sparkling wine await you in your room.

If you dream of getting married in a heavenly place, on the edge of a lagoon with turquoise waters, LUX* Saint-Gilles is undoubtedly the ideal choice. Celebrate the best day of your life in this little corner of paradise and enjoy exceptional service. From the confection of your cake, entrusted to the know-how of the Master Pastry Chef, to the dinner elaborated according to your desires by Chef Philippe Agesidame, everything will be perfect. A master of ceremonies, chosen with care by the hotel, will take care, with you, to create the party that suits you.

“Bleisure” is on the rise. This contraction of the terms “business” and “pleasure” consists of combining business travel with relaxation. The perfect formula for Dads and Moms caught up in their work. The LUX* Saint-Gilles offers you to join the useful to the pleasant by organizing your next business event on site. The hotel has 7 conference rooms adapted to all needs. The Vavangue room, intimate, offers 24 sqm to accommodate 12 people, ideal for a small training. If your event has more scope, the room Canistelle can accommodate 180 people with its 200 sqm. In all cases, the hotel offers free of charge: Wi-Fi access, LCD screen, DVD player, overhead projector, lectern and sound system.

The last day of your stay, finally, stop with the family at the Wish Tree and hang a wish with your coordinates. Every year, a wish is taken from the tree and its lucky owner is offered a free stay at LUX* Saint-Gilles. Good luck!



The rooms and suites are decorated in light tones, enhanced by turquoise notes reminiscent of the clear waters of the lagoon. All rooms have a furnished balcony or terrace and are equipped with WiFi.

The Superior Rooms, on the ground floor, offer all the comfort of a 4-star establishment and have an area of 34 sqm (365 sqft). They will be perfect for a couple or for 2 adults and 1 child / 1 baby.

The Deluxe Rooms are located on the first floor and are oriented to the Ocean. They can accommodate 2 adults and 1 teenager / 1 child. Junior Suites, more spacious, offer 46 sqm and a comfortable king-size bed. They can accommodate 2 adults and 1 child / 1 baby.

The establishment has been designed above all to accommodate families in the greatest comfort. With this in mind, the Family Rooms are a real must. These spacious rooms offer a space of 68 sqm and can accommodate up to 6 people! They will meet the needs of everyone, whether it is 4 adults and 2 teenagers or 2 adults and 4 teenagers / 4 children.



Mangoes, bananas, coconut, litchi, turmeric, coffee or tea … In Reunion, fruits and spices are not lacking. The Queen Victoria pineapple, small and very sweet, is the undisputed star of the island. You will be able to taste it in its sweet variations (dessert) as salty (in salad, an accompaniment). Associated with his partner, vanilla Bourbon, they form an exquisite duo!

La Cuisine is the main restaurant of LUX* Saint-Gilles. Morning and evening, this welcoming place will delight the taste buds of young and old with delicious and varied themed buffets.

The Orangine, one of the best addresses on the island, is more intimate with a maximum capacity of 40 guests. Remember to reserve your table to enjoy fine cuisine, in an exceptional setting, by the pool.

For lunch and dinner, La Plage welcomes you by the sea for delicious lunches and good dinners. A reservation is necessary for this culinary experience to the sound of the waves. Located inside the restaurant, the Carry’s Bar  will introduce you to all the flavors of traditional Creole cuisine.

Adjacent to the pool, the Bar serves delicious dishes and refreshments throughout the day. Here you can savor the best local rums as an aperitif or stop for a little coffee in the late evening.

A true signature of the LUX* group, the Café LUX* offers a wide variety of roasted coffees. More than a drink, coffee is an art, with a delicious milk froth in which a heart is sometimes drawn, sometimes a palm blossom.

At tea time, the whole family will find happiness in the little shed. Delicious ice cream, fresh juices, detox juices and smoothies are on the menu for a gourmet or healthy snack. An essential passage that will delight children.

In the Jardin d’Herbes of the hotel, the Gardener cultivates his own aromatic herbs, spices, fruits and vegetables, which are used in cooking.




  • Baby-club
  • Kids-club
  • Teens activities
  • Sports activities
  • Kid's excursions
  • Crafts
  • Games and books
  • Connecting rooms
  • Babysitting
  • Kid's menu
  • Allergen-free menu
  • Welcome gift
  • Emergency baby bottle
  • Bottle warmers
  • Baby phone
  • Baby cosmetics
  • Baby bath
  • Baby cribs
  • Stroller
  • Baby chair
  • Emergency pacifier
  • Shuttle with baby seat
  • Potty
  • Kid's shop
  • Lifeguard
  • Nearby Hospital
  • Nearby doctor



LUX* Saint-Gilles pays particular attention to families. Upon arrival, small guests will receive a welcome gift, marking the beginning of a fabulous holiday.

On site, strollers, children’s menus and high chairs are available for families.

Dabbling in the pool is great, but participating in a real treasure hunt is even better! In the PLAY Kids-Club, children from 3 to 12 years old will be able to try out a lot of manual and sport activities adapted to the age of each one. If your child is under 3 years old, but is already clean, he / she will be welcome at the kids club. Supervised by smiling animators and dynamic, your little heads will explore the tropical gardens, while you enjoy a tanning session at the beach. The kids-club is open from Tuesday to Sunday, from 9 am to 5 pm, during the French school holidays but also during the weekends and public holidays. Access is free and a reservation is required.

After a day where everyone went about their business, it’s nice to be together with their family. Young and old alike will surely enjoy an outdoor cinema session at the Paradiso Cinema. Make yourself comfortable in a deckchair, under the starry sky, and enjoy the evening movie with a pack of hot popcorns.

A babysitting service is offered by the hotel. Handpicked babysitters will be happy to watch over your children. To ensure optimal organization, this service must be booked 24 hours in advance.

Another unique experience for all the family: a bottle in the sea. The staff hides often a bottle in the gardens or even on the beach. If you have the chance to find it, read the message inside: it contains a gift! This may be a free massage or a surprise dinner, such as a bottle of champagne. This will give a playful and surprising side to your stay.



Reunion is a real natural setting, populated by volcanoes, waterfalls and forests. Sports activities, idleness at the beach … Whatever you were looking for, you will find it on the island!

Discover the clear waters of the lagoon with the fins, masks and snorkels offered free by the hotel. In snorkeling, you can observe a multitude of colorful fish.

To discover the incredible protected coral reefs of the island, you can opt for scuba diving. The opportunity, perhaps, of a tete-a-tete with the multicoloured fishes populating the surroundings of the lagoon!

Other water activities are also offered, such as big game fishing, jet-skiing, boat trips, etc.

If you prefer the thrills, take the height and fly for a parachute jump, an overflight of the island in ULM or paragliding. Overflights of the island by helicopter are also organized. The formula Heli-Resto even offers you the opportunity to combine helicopter flights over the island and gourmet lunch in an exceptional setting.

Just a 12-minute drive from the LUX* Saint-Gilles, the Kelonia Sea Turtles Observatory and its museum will delight young and old alike! The center is very active in the protection of protected species and divides its activities into 3 main branches: scientific research, wounded animal care center and museum. Many interactive activities are organized for children. In the vast pools you can observe the graceful dances of turtles. Admission is € 7 per adult, € 5 for 4-12 years old and is free for children under 4 years old.

Inescapable place of the island, the Piton de la Fournaise culminates at 2,632 meters above sea level. Still active today, this volcano offers an extraordinary spectacle to visitors, especially during an eruption … Relax! It presents no danger, thanks to its position in the heart of a national park classified in UNESCO. Visits are 100% secure. Craters, lava rivers and volcanic rock give the place an almost lunar atmosphere.

To explore the island at your own pace, it’s easy to rent a car on site. The hotel can assist you in your choice and make you benefit from advantageous rates.

Mauritius and Reunion Island are only 260 kilometers apart! The opportunity to combine the visit of these two pearls of the Indian Ocean. We have selected for you 3 kids-friendly hotels located in Mauritius: LUX* Le Morne, LUX* Grand Gaube, LUX* Belle Mare.



To start the day, there’s nothing better than a yoga session in the quiet gardens of the hotel.

The wellness center of LUX* Saint-Gilles is renowned for being one of the best on the island. Treatment cabins scattered through the lush gardens allow you to relax your body and mind for a relaxing massage.

After a visit to La Saga du Rhum, this delicious nectar will have no secrets for you! Located a short 40-minute drive from the hotel, this family-owned distillery is the oldest on the island. Admission is 10€ and this price includes a guided tour lasting about 1h15 (6 visits per day), with a tasting as the key. A great opportunity to learn more about this typical Reunion alcohol and bring back some wonderful holiday memories.

Golf enthusiasts will be delighted to learn that the island has 3 courses: the Golf du Bassin Bleu (20 minutes drive), the Golf du Bourbon (35 minutes) and the Colorado Golf (47 minutes). What to vary the pleasures! The Golf du Bassin Bleu and its greens overlooking the ocean is certainly the most famous, it also offers a restaurant with 360 ° views of the ocean and the mountains. The Golf du Bourbon is located in the middle of a forest, and is very well maintained and appreciated by golfers. The concierge at the hotel will be happy to reserve your access to the green.



  • 24/24 check-in
  • Animator speaking English
  • Bar
  • Beach
  • Beauty salon
  • Boutique
  • Concierge
  • Hairdresser
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Valet parking
  • Wheelchair access
  • WiFi


  • Cinema
  • Conference room
  • Fitness room
  • Library
  • Outdoor pool
  • Parking


  • Animations
  • Golf
  • Kite surf
  • Paddle
  • Pilates
  • Scuba diving
  • Sport activities
  • Surf
  • Tennis
  • Yoga


  • Check-in: From 2 pm
  • Check-out: Until 11 am

Opening dates

  • Open all year long

PLAY (kids' club)

  • Age: From 3 to 12 years old
  • Opening hours: From Tuesday to Sunday from 9 am to 5 pm (during French school holidays)
  • Rate: Complimentary, it is necessary to make a reservation

Practical guide

Discover the Reunion Island with our family-friendly practical guide!


  • Half Board 
    • Breakfast: La Cuisine, La Plage
    • Dinner: La Cuisine, la Plage



  • Airport: Roland Garros Airport
  • Rate: From 6 am to 10 pm, 320€ for 2 adults and 2 children

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