Mauritius shopping

Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Port Louis


The model-ship manufacturer Voiliers de l'Océan has an outlet just outside the Craft Market.
Market in Port Louis

Craft Market

The Craft Market is less fun but also less hassle than the Central Market. You'll find better-quality souvenirs, such as Mauritius glass, artworks and essential oils from the stalls arrayed over two floors inside th…
Shopping Centre in Grand Baie

Sunset Boulevard

Sunset Boulevard, which sits either side of Royal Rd in the heart of town, is home to chic boutiques, including knitwear specialists Floreal, Maille St and Shibani; Harris Wilson for menswear; and Hémisphère Sud for…
Arts & Crafts in Grand Baie

Grand Baie Bazaar

Hidden down an inland street away from Royal Rd, this market has a broad range of touristy Mauritian and Malagasy crafts. Prices aren't fixed, but wares aren't expensive and there's minimal hassling from vendors.
Arts & Crafts in Curepipe

Voiliers de l'Océan

Travellers looking for model-ship showrooms and workshops should join the circuit and stop by Voiliers de l'Océan. Roughly 200 models are produced per month and visitors can watch the artisans at work.
Food & Drinks in Pamplemousses

Le Village Boutik

Right next to the sugar museum, this impressive shop has sugar in all manner of gift packs, as well as rum made from local sugar cane. Staff members encourage you to try before you buy.
Homewares in Tamarin & Rivière Noire

Tutti Frutti

Designer homewares and furnishings that capture the refinement of Mauritian coastal living are arrayed around a number of showrooms next to the lovely Kozy Garden tapas bar.
Books in Port Louis


The country's best bookshop sells a broad range of English, French and Creole books, including guidebooks, maps and an excellent range of books about Mauritius.
Antiques in Curepipe

Beauté de Chine

Beauté de Chine, one of the longest-running stores on the island, sells an assortment of old-world relics like copper, jade, silk and antique porcelain.
Art in Grand Baie

Galerie Vaco

Head to Galerie Vaco, off Royal Rd behind Galito's Restaurant, to buy one of Vaco Baissac's instantly recognisable works.