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Retail Therapy at Mauritius


All India, 11th June 2013: Shopping in Mauritius is a wonderfully exciting experience. The island offers a unique experience that not only allows you to explore a wide range of shopping delights, but also offers a taste of the diverse, rich culture of the region. Mauritius is a one stop shop for any shopaholics wishing to indulge in a break that will offer sunshine, stunning beaches and world class shopping experience.


The island boasts a diverse retail experience, with everything from local markets to malls and even duty-free stores. Mauritius has everything to offer to everyone from branded stuff, jewellery, traditional souvenirs, handicraft products, the list is endless. There are various shopping options on offer and heaps of great stuff to buy in Mauritius.


There are number of places in Mauritius when considering shopping, from small road-side markets to duty free shops where you can find latest designer clothes, there are many different options to explore. Shopping in Mauritius is a heavenly treat for all the shopaholics. You will never be at a loss as to what to buy while shopping in Mauritius. One can hand pick souvenirs for the family and friends like the  vanilla sticks and pickles, perfume oils, flavored vanilla, mint, cardamom and lemon tea, local spices, freshly ground coffee and rattan handbags woven by hand. Mauritius is also famous for the cotton products. One can shop from wide variety of cotton goods. It is one of the largest producer and the third largest exporter of pure new wool products. So when shopping in Mauritius, the visitors should not forget to check out the latest cotton products.


Duty-Free Shop – Duty free shop is one of the best places to shops at discounted prices and easier for foreigners as they accept foreign currency or Mauritius Rupee. One can choose from extensive range of designer wear, electronics, perfume, and more mind blowing stuff at reasonable prices. The best part to shop at duty-free shop is that the items are delivered to the airport when you fly back.

Shopping Centres – There are number of shopping malls in and around the city which are not to be missed when in Mauritius. The Caudan & Port Louis Waterfront is an undeniable stop for shopping where you can find everything under one big roof. It is a favorite meeting place for gastronomes, tourists and locals looking for leisure and entertainment. The tourists can explore many shopping centres in Grand Bay. Other towns like Quatre Bornes and Curepipe also have shopping centers where you can find a variety of product under one roof.

Markets – Mauritius is a shopping paradise. Mauritius is a manufacture of textile, unique designed jewelry, diamonds and wide range of hand crafts such as: artificial flowers, model boats, wooden art and many more. Shopping in Mauritius is a fun filled experience where one can enjoy shopping in a relaxed and calm atmosphere. From beach-side hawkers to local artisan’s art n craft items, one has wide variety of products to choose from.


Mauritius offers you an enjoyable experience and high value-for-money. When in Mauritius enjoy the Sub-scooter rides, scuba diving, Walk with lion, quad-biking, Zip-line-rides, Dolphin watch and many more adventurous activities to double the experience. And enjoy rejuvenating spa therapies after day long shopping.


About Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority (MTPA):

Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority aspires to expand the diverse product offering of the destination through a gamut of integrated destination marketing initiatives. The MTPA regularly channelizes its resources in marketing and promotion of Mauritius not just only sun, sand and sea destination but also a holistic destination which offers leisure, rejuvenation and entertainment. The focused approach adopted by the MTPA has resulted in a significant increase in the tourist in-flow from India that includes honeymooners, leisure travelers, MICE and corporate travelers.


For any further information or assistance please contact:



Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority

C/o TRAC Representations (I) Pvt. Ltd.

Ms. Akanksha Sharma | 011 22312294, 9873812364| Email: pr@tracrep.com