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Museum of Indian Immigration

  Museum of Indian Immigration (Mahatma Gandhi Institute, Mahatma Gandhi Avenue, Moka) – located 30 minutes (13 km.) south of Port Louis, this museum highlights the history and culture of the Indian immigrants. It has panoply of artifacts pertaining to the Indian immigration period in its custody. The permanent displays of the museum are set […]

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Mauritius Photography Museum

Mauritius Photography Museum (La rue du Vieux Conseil, Port Louis) – this museum is located across from the theater of Port-Louis. It is a small private museum which houses all sorts of artifacts and documents about Mauritian photography and the early days of cinematography. Among the objects that you will see there are: old cameras […]

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Mauritius Natural History Museum

Mauritius Natural History Museum (Mauritius Institute Building, Chaussée, Port Louis) — exhibits collections comprised of marine fauna and birds of Mauritius and the Mascarene Islands. It also has an Insects, Meteorology and Giant Tortoise gallery – presenting the last 500 years of the island’s natural history.. The World of the Dodo section is an interesting […]

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Maison Eureka

Maison Eureka (La Maison Créole, Euréka , Moka) — The créole house Euréka, at Moka, in the center on the island, is one of the best preserved period residences still in good condition. Its ancient architecture is of a rare beauty, but it is interesting for more than one reason. Today, Euréka reflects the past […]

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Le Caudan Waterfront

Le Caudan Waterfront (Marina Quay, Caudan, Port Louis) — Le Caudan Waterfront offers a unique shopping, leisure and work hub, in the capital, on the water’s edge. Since its opening in 1996, it has shown undeniable know-how and expertise in commercial activities and entertainment. On top of being an undeniable must for shopping, Le Caudan […]

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7 Merveilles

7 Merveilles (Royal Road, Trou aux Biches) – this is the only resto-bar in the Trou aux Biches area that stays open late at night. A variety of tropical drinks is served here, and sports enthusiasts can watch football matches on this bar’s big screen TV.

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Café International

Café International (Royal Road, Trou aux Biches) – located near the Trou Aux Biches beach area (30 minutes north of Port Louis), this restaurant, whose owner hails from South Africa (and was a former bodyguard of Nelson Mandela), exists for those who want something different from local creole dishes, and crave a ribeye steak. Along […]

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Blue Penny Museum

Blue Penny Museum (Caudan Waterfront, Block A, Port Louis) – this is an art and history museum that is wholly devoted to Mauritius. It houses some prestigious collections, which are true testimony of the historical and cultural wealth and diversity of Mauritius, in a stunning layout. The museum was inaugurated in 2001 and has been […]

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Belle Mare

Belle Mare (beach) – a.k.a. Long Beach, this popular destination (an hour’s drive east of Port Louis – 44 km.) is located on the eastern part of the island and is very easily accessible. As a result of this, Belle Mare Beach can get a little crowded on weekends. But during the week, you may […]

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Bagatelle

Bagatelle – Mall of Mauritius (Bagatelle) – located just 15 minutes (10 km) south of Port Louis,.Bagatelle Mall of Mauritius is the leading shopping and retail destination in Mauritius. Its dominant presence and comprehensive retail and leisure options attract diverse shoppers from all over the island. Bagatelle Mall of Mauritius merges the world’s most desirable […]