HALF DAY TOUR – CENTRE
From the residence, you will head to Floreal Square, a beautiful destination which includes a textile museum and a shopping complex. The recently opened Floreal textile museum is great place to find 100% natural fibers: Wool, lamb wool, cashmere, fine merino, cotton, wool, angora, linen, silk can be found. You will be able to purchase at competitive prices handmade crafts, watches, paintings, top designer garments and many more, all directly from the manufacturers. Do not miss the visit to the workshop where you can watch the cutting of diamonds and buy at really competitive factory prices.
A little further is the city of Curepipe which is the second city in size and importance after Port Louis. Curepipe is a great place for shopping where you will find many duty free shops, modern clothing shops, Indian wear clothing shops and many more. However, the highlight of shopping in Curepipe is definitely the ship model boutique the Comajora where you’ll be delighted by the manufacturing of ship models. Each ship is made of different size: small, medium, large and oversized and you will be able to buy souvenirs at very affordable prices.
The third stop will be Quatre Bornes located in the upper Plaines Wilhems district. The main shopping activity is done in the city center on its main street and at Quatre Bornes central market place, where you will discover many local flavors and specialties. On Thursdays and Sundays, the market is set for clothes, local crafts and accessories. According to locals, those two days are the most favorable to make good deals.
The half day draws to an end at the brand new shopping mall of Mauritius! The mall is located in the area of Bagatelle, close to the capital, Port Louis. Bagatelle mall of Mauritius boasts with 130 shops offering the most comprehensive and compelling lifestyle shopping experience, including the widest selection of specialty shops in Mauritius. Enjoy a wide range of delicacies at either the spacious food court or in one one the various restaurants present at the mall.