Mahébourg is the old colonial capital of the island of Mauritius. Located along the shores of the biggest lagoon of Mauritius, Mahébourg maintains its own identity and charm. The old town area of the city features wide and well-planned roads giving visitors a peek into the glorious past of the area. The Historical Naval Museum is a great place to visit and learn about the history of the area.
The Mahébourg waterfront is one of the most beautiful destinations in the city. Visitors can get some amazing views of the surrounding islands and the turquoise waters. The île de la Passe is one of the best islands to visit off the coast of Mahébourg. The Blue Bay Marine Park is located to the south of the city and is an exciting and must-visit destination for everyone. The bay is home to some beautiful varieties of fish and corals. There are several boat tours available from the Mahébourg that takes visitors around the area.
Mahébourg is also an excellent shopping destination. The Waterfront Shopping Center is a modern shopping center in the city that offers visitors with a wide range of items to choose from. The city also hosts a Monday Market where visitors can get authentic handicrafts, clothing and souvenirs.
The neatest airport to Mahébourg is the Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport, which is situated about 5km from the city. From the airport visitors can take taxis or private car rentals to reach Mahébourg.
There are a few halal restaurants in Mahébourg. Visitors can also inform their hotel prior to their visit about their dietary requirements. Most of the hotels in Mahébourg can easily arrange for halal food.
There is a mosque in Mahébourg, the Mahébourg Jummah Masjid.