03 Oct Best places to shop in Mauritius
Take a piece of Mauritius home with you. Wherever you are on the island, you’re sure to find interesting local crafts and merchandise of the highest quality. Browse the markets for an authentic local shopping experience, and be sure to snack on some of our famous Mauritian street food along the way. Our shopping malls and retail centres also offer eclectic, modern boutiques for all tastes.
Le Caudan Waterfront
The Central Market occupies a two-century old site on Queen Street, midway between the bus stations linking Port Louis to the rest of the island. Open every day of the year, except under most unfavourable weather conditions, Port Louis Central Market is a landmark for both locals and tourists owing to its vibrant and colourful ambience; vegetable and fruit arrangements, traditional foodstuffs, spices and so much more…
Shopping in Curepipe & Floréal
Set in a charming old-fashioned atmosphere and against the backdrop of colonial remains, there is an array of shops and boutiques to choose from Curepipe and Floréal, its chic suburb, suiting all needs and tastes. The 80-metre deep Trou aux Cerfs crater is easily accessible on foot and by car. It is a must-do when shopping in Curepipe or Floréal; the panoramic viewpoints it offers all round its 300 metres diameter set amidst lush greenery is well worth a stop.