Nestled away in the deeps of the Indian Ocean, this enchanting island offers a unique and unforgettable shopping experience for locals and visitors alike. From bustling markets brimming with colourful textiles and handmade crafts to modern shopping centres adorned with international brands, Mauritius seamlessly blends tradition and modernity in its retail landscape.

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Street markets in Port Louis

Commonly known as Port Louis Main Bazaar, the city harbours over 100 petite shops, including speciality Chinese stores offering herbs and various trinkets sourced from China. The local markets in Port Louis feature an enticing array of exotic fish, alongside an assortment of goods such as saris, baskets, t-shirts, and indigenous handicraft items, all within an hour of the Anantara Iko Mauritius Resort & Villas.

Le Caudan Waterfront

Once you’ve concluded your exploration of the charming local stores in Port Louis, prepare to indulge in a shopping spree for luxurious items and clothing at the mall. With approximately 170 boutiques, this shopping haven, Le Caudan Waterfront, captures the essence of a vibrant and enticing shopping experience that awaits and is one of the best things to do in Mauritius.

The shops of Curepipe

Consider a visit to the city of Curepipe, situated in the Plaines Wilhems district and ranked as the second-largest city after the capital, Port Louis. Drawing a significant crowd of tourist shoppers, Curepipe stands out with its array of duty-free shops and stores. Within the shops of Curepipe, you can explore and purchase items such as garments and intricately crafted model ship structures.

Phoenix City Craftsmanship

Discover the Mauritian city renowned for housing the Mauritius Glass Gallery, a haven for accomplished craftsmen who skillfully craft mesmerizing art from glass. The exquisite pieces on display serve as a visual delight, offering a captivating feast for the eyes even if you choose not to make a purchase. Beyond the stunning end products, visitors have the unique opportunity to observe the artisans employing traditional glass-blowing techniques