Mauritius is well known for its white sandy beaches and blue turquoise lagoon by most visitors but it should be noted that beside all these natural features, there are more to see now. In fact, with a lot of developments, new infrastructures such as adventure parks, spas and restaurants especially malls have been build up for visitors as well as locals to enjoy shopping on weekends whether alone or with the family.
One among the biggest mall is Bagatelle which is ideally situated in Moka between Reduit and Montagne Ory. It provides a large variety of services from gifts to entertainment. One thing sure is that you will return home something in your bag as you will be spoilt for choice. From children to elderly passing through adults, you will all pass through the compelling shopping experience. You may either buy groceries from the supermarket or dine in the numbers of restaurants and coffee shops which give the choice to a panoply of mouthwatering dishes for the food lovers. Moreover, the Bagatelle Mall proposes facilities such as about 155 retail outlets, a cinema with the latest movies, children corner, ATM facilities and food court.
Grand Baie La Croisette
It is by far the most stunning mall of Mauritius, indeed a place like no other. Situated at Chemin Vingt Pieds Grand Baie. This mall is dedicated to world class fashion as well as leisure attractions. You will be delighted by an amalgam of flavors and attractions with a different retail mix. It gives access to a multiplex cinema for movie lovers but is also composed of 110 retail shopping and restaurants for all visitors as well as locals.
Since it has been inaugurated in 1966, the Caudan Waterfront has been the very first mall constructed in Mauritius. It is among the most visited as it is found Port Louis which is the capital of the island. You will be able to chill out with your friends for a drink or take a walk along the harbor. It is also a popular business compound with sensible and persuasive workplaces right in the heart of the capital city.Furthnermore, it is an ideal destination for local residents as well as tourists. There is a popular Craft Market with shops selling unique local goods and even souvenirs of the island so you can bring them back home in your suitcases. Caudan Waterfront is well equipped with cinemas, a bookstore, a casino, a tax free shopping’s options for tourists, restaurants and the Blue Penny Museum which hosts two rare stamps of the world.
Cascavelle Shopping Mall
Cascavelle Mall is considered to be one of the most splendid malls of the West of the island. As it offers a wonderful shopping experience to people who visit, it is without a doubt an invitation to relaxation in its elegant tropical architectural style and top-class facilities. The mall has a vibrant and lively atmosphere and that’s why it has become for many families and tourists a meeting place. It brings together a variation of retail shops including local and international: clothing, jewelry, bookstore, supermarkets and restaurants. In the food court, various dishes are being served from Chinese dishes to pizzas all for your palate to be delighted.
Grand Baie Coeur De Ville
This place is absolutely a stopover if ever you are visiting Mauritius. This spot is ideal as locals and tourists can find anything they need in a modern, cheerful and absolutely virtuous environment.
Flacq Shopping Mall
It is the main shopping village of Flacq with many shopping stalls. It now hosts two malls namely Flacq Shopping Mall and Flacq Coeur De Ville. Flacq Shopping Mall situated at Boulet Rouge spreading over an area of 10,000m2 and consists of three acres. Being a South African/European concept, Flacq Shopping Mall consists of approximately 70 shops splitted into various zones. It includes duty-free facilities as many tourists visit the region and has over 165 parking lots are available. It has parking facilities with a children area but also a gym.
This newly inaugurated mall is located in the south east of Mauritius more precisely in Grand Port, a stone’s throw away from the international airport. It hosts all amenities for the inhabitants of the south to be delighted by what they are being offered. There is a King Savers supermarket of 4000m2 with a spacious food court. Among the 46 other shops there is Espace Maison alongside fashion outlets such as Island Haze without forgetting health and beauty stores with sports outlets. Being deprived from such infrastructure in the past, now people of Grand Port can enjoy this mall to the fullest on weekdays as well as on weekends.
The Valentina Mall has opened officially on the 13 December 2019. This complex has attractive shops such as the hypermarket Lolo, restaurants along with the food court, fashion outlets and a drive thru for all Mc Donald lovers. There is a pharmacy, a dozen famous restaurants have taken up residence among them are Panarottis, Eighty Eight Xpress, Doremi, Gloria, Bol 5, Sultan Sorbet, Zaiqa Food. In addition, the complex includes three ‘Dining in’ restaurants, including Fisherman Lounge, Urban Food and Sitar. The Valentina Mall has among its tenants a good mixture of renowned Mauritian and foreign stores. Overall there are some 15 stores including Dragon Electronics, Ipanema, Orchid Shoes, Mecca, Eshan Chaussures, Bijouterie Maya, Stylish Wear, Zariya Design Wear, Aisha, Your-Optic, Glam Coiffure and Fashion Bazaar.