A paradise for shopping
Mauritius is about more than just beaches and nature. Discover the local culture while shopping and picking up local souvenirs and handcrafted goods. At the same time, you can enjoy malls with global brands for all your retail needs.
Exploring Port Louis
Port Louis is the island’s capital city and is alive with culture and a diverse history that has shaped this nation. Not only that, it is the perfect place for a shopping spree. One of the main attractions is Central Market. Take in the sights, smells and vibrant colors as you stroll through the market stalls. You can purchase locally produced fruit and vegetables, spices, fabrics, jewelry and handcrafted gifts or souvenirs. This is a great place to get a feel for the islands culture.
In contrast to the traditional market, the city offers international branded stores, independent boutiques and malls. You will find over 170 stores in Le Caudan Waterfront shopping area, and Happy World House offers branded fashion, jewelry and perfumes. Outside Port Louis, you will find the Mall of Mauritius, otherwise known as Bagatelle. This is one of the country’s most popular shopping experience offering world famous fashion labels as well as local boutiques.
If you fancy a shopping trip head to the village of Flacq on the east coast. Here you will find a mall offering fashion and shoe outlets, bookstores, beauty boutiques and more across its 70 stores and restaurants. Flacq is the location of the island’s largest open-air market so if you are visiting when it is taking place, make sure you drop by.
Grand Baie is a popular destination for visitors. It is a vibrant hub of cafes, restaurants and bars as well as a luxury shopping destination. Along Sunset Boulevard, you will find international designer labels as well as local labels. Look out for Mauritian made products, which make the perfect souvenirs and gifts to take back home. Don’t forget to stop by the beach, as you can find one of the island’s most popular whilst in the area.
If you forgot to pick up some essentials on your shopping trip, visit the on-site shop at Radisson Blu Poste Lafayette Resort & Spa, Mauritius where you can pick up fashion wear, jewelry, souvenirs and holiday treats.