Local's Guide to Shopping in Mauritius

By Amina Fukeerbucus | 30, Apr, 2018
Local's Guide to Shopping in Mauritius

Visiting a new country is always exciting. Besides the fact that you're going to discover the culture and the traditions, you'll also discover the fashion trends and shopping malls. With the rapid development of the Mauritian economy, the island has become a great shopping spot for tourists. If you're on holidays on the island, don't forget to discover some amazing shopping malls with great clothing trends. And what could be better than discovering clothes at an affordable price?

 

La Croisette

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Built in 2012, La Croisette shopping mall is one of the main attractions of the northern part of the island. With a massive food court and more than 75 shops , this shopping mall ensures an exciting and fun time to the visitors. The clothes stores are quite affordable , and certain renowned brands also have their outlets in the mall. And if you're lucky enough, you might be there on sales days.

Opening Hours: Monday-Thursday (9:30AM–8:30PM)
                          Friday-Saturday (9:30AM–9:30PM)
                          Sunday (9:30AM–4:30PM)
Address: B45 Twenty-Foot Rd, Grand Baie, Mauritius

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Bagatelle

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Found in the central part of the island, Bagatelle is the one hopping central and retail terminus for tourists as well as locals. The mall created by the Ascencia group offers a multitude of clothes shops with different styles and prices. From Indian to western style , ranging from comfy to sporty , Bagatell shopping mall promises to make your shopping unforgettable.

Opening hours: Monday-Thursday (9:30AM–8:30PM)
                          Friday-Saturday (9:30AM–10PM)
                          Sunday (9:30AM–3PM)
Website: http://www.mallofmauritius.com/
Address: BagatelleMoka, Mauritius

 

Citadelle Mall

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New in architecture , modern in its approach, the Citadel Mall is almost a walk through the oriental countries. The mall consists of shops mainly dedicated to Islamic clothing and products , as well as oriental food which makes it a very Muslim-friendly place. Muslimahs looking for islamic clothing will be delighted to find a wide range of scarves and abayas.

Opening Hours: Monday-Saturday (10AM–9PM)
                           Sunday (11AM–6PM)
Website: https://www.shopthecitadel.com/
Address: Citadelle Mall, Sir Virgil Naz St, Port Louis, Mauritius

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Phoenix Mall

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Where shopping meets entertainment.With more than 75 shops at its disposal, the Phoenix shopping mall is a social mall where exhibitions and shows are sometimes held to the greatest delight of its visitors. Designed in a very modern architecture and offering many facilities such as parking , wi-Fi and play zones , the Phoenix mall will please elders as well as youngsters.

Opening Hours: Monday-Thurday (9AM–8.30PM)
                          Friday-Saturday (9AM–10.30PM)
                          Sunday (9AM–7PM)
Website: http://www.phoenixmall.mu/
Address: Centre Commercial Phoenix, S Sivananda Ave, Vacoas-Phoenix, Mauritius

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Caudan Waterfront

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Being one of the main attractions of the city, the Caudan Waterfront was built during the French colonial period. It has been renovated through time to accommodate a large number of shops and restaurants. With more than a hundred shops , including clothes stores , souvenir and accessories outlets , as well as a cinema theater, the Caudan Waterfront is a walk into the past with a touch of modernity and comfort.

Opening Hours: Monday-Saturday (9:30AM–5.30PM)
                           Sunday (Closed)
Website: http://www.caudan.com/
Address: Marina Quay, Caudan, Port Louis

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Street shopping in Port Louis

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The real shopping experience is found in the streets of the capital of Mauritius. Whether it's the end or the middle of the year, street shopping a real fun ride. You can find clothes and various items at really affordable prices. For Muslimahs looking for scarves , the city of Port Louis offers a plethora of shops with a wide selection of colorful scarves in different textures and prices. The "corderie" street remains one of the most busy streets whereby locals as well as tourists pursue their shopping sprees.

Address: Corderie St, Port Louis, Mauritius

 

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