Shopping

places6From the bazaar to the shopping malls

From its colorful markets to its large shopping malls, Mauritius offers a very interesting range of shopping possibilities to any potential shopper. Jewelry, model ships, beachwear and casual wear, handicraft and duty free products are offered to suit your needs.

Bazaars and markets

If you are out colour and folklore, take a walk through the Port- Louis Central Market, a true mirror of the island’s traditions. Everything there captures the essence of Mauritius; local handicraft, colourful sarongs, vegetables and fruits baskets, spics, etc. Do not miss the stand kept by the herbalist who offers a range of infusions as cures against all illnesses. The merchants will also offer you a taste of many local delicacies.

The same picturesque setup is found in regional market, the most popular being those of Goodlands, Flacq, Mahebourg or Quatre-Bornes in the centre of the island. In these bazaars, a wide range of articles is on sale for those looking for good bargain.