Top things to do in Port Mathurin

Top Choice Market in Port Mathurin

Saturday Market

The Saturday market is as busy as Rodrigues gets and it's the best place on the island to shop for fresh produce and souvenirs. It's open the rest of the week but really gears up on Saturday, when much of the island…
Mauritian in Port Mathurin

Aux Deux Frères

Perched above a plaza of tour operators, Port Mathurin's slickest haunt serves local and international dishes in swish surrounds. The marlin fumé avec gingembre (smoked marlin with ginger) as a starter is small and …
Arts & Crafts in Port Mathurin


Care-Co sells coconut-shell items, honey and model boats made by people (mostly beekeepers) with disabilities.
Books in Port Mathurin

Island Books & Clothing Spot

This small bookshop has a handful of books about Rodrigues and Mauritius, including (while stocks last) the French-language flora and fauna guide to Île aux Cocos and a few Mauritius-related French-language titles f…
Architecture in Port Mathurin

La Résidence

One of the oldest buildings still standing in Port Mathurin, La Résidence dates from 1897, when it provided a fairly modest home for the British chief commissioner. Its facilities are now used as function rooms for …
Church in Port Mathurin


This church is a local landmark – its Sunday-morning Mass is standing-room only.
Church in Port Mathurin

St Barrabas Church

One of numerous churches dotted around Port Mathurin.
Mosque in Port Mathurin


Modest town-centre mosque painted green and white.
Mosque in Port Mathurin

Masjid Noor Mosque

Port Mathurin's main mosque.