Visit Mauritius

A few of my suggestions and some things to do and food to try while visiting Mauritius
Grand Baie Beach
must
beach

Beach to spend the day, lunch and fun water sport activities.

Pereybere Beach
must
beach

Beach to spend the day, lunch and fun water sport activities.

Belle Mare Beach
must
beach

Beach to spend the day, lunch and fun water sport activities.

Boulettes
must
food

Mauritian Dim Sum

Dholl Puri & Roti
must
food

Dholl Puri is a flatbread stuffed with yellow split peas whereas Roti is simply a pancake-like flatbread. Both are toasted on a griddle, and are universal recipes that can be accompanied with anything. In Mauritius they are usually filled with butter bean curry (Gros Pois), a tomato based sauce (Rougaille), sautéed spinach and accompanied with a spicy coriander chutney or pickles.

Gateau Piment
must
food

The snack is made from yellow split peas (dhal) and seasoned with spring onion and sliced green chillies.

Mine Frite
must
food

Fresh noodles or egg noodles are tossed in a heated wok with cabbage, carrots, and other vegetables along with chicken, shrimp and sometimes thin strips of meat. The ingredients are seasoned with dark soy sauce, fish sauce, salt and pepper. It is topped off with strips of fried egg and accompanied with garlic sauce and chilli paste for those who like it spicy.

Vindaye
must
food

Thick slices of Fish or Soya chucks or Octopus are deep-fried before being coated with a ground mixture of turmeric, mustard seeds, ginger and chillies. Whole shallots and cloves of garlic are also added together with some vinegar. It is best paired with bread, roti or dhal puri,

La Vanille Nature Park
must
beach

Le Craft Market
must
attraction

Caudan Waterfront and Tourist Shopping Complex

Bol Renversé
should
food

Bol Renversé is a rice-based dish, served with a stir-fry sauce,

  • rice, lunch, dinner, mauritian dish
Flic en Flac Beach
should
beach

Beach to spend the day, lunch and fun water sport activities.

Chamarel Waterfall
should
attraction

Good place for trecking with nature views and rivers

Briyani
should
food

Briyani is made with basmati rice, lots of herbs and spices for the flavour including cloves, crushed cardamom pods, cinnamon, star anise, saffron and cumin. Potatoes and beef, chicken or seafood is then added in and it is slow cooked, usually in a steel pot called a ‘deg’.

Riz Frite
should
food

Mauritian fried rice is cooked in a creole style without a thick gravy or sauce poured in. Ingredients are simply tossed into a wok and mixed together with soy sauce, fish sauce, chicken, shrimp and egg. This too is served with garlic sauce and chilli paste for an added kick of flavour.

Port Louis Market
should
attraction

Notre-Dame Auxiliatrice de Cap Malheureux
should
attraction

Le Morne Beach
could
beach

Beach to spend the day, lunch and fun water sport activities.

Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Garden
could
attraction

Le Souffleur
could
attraction

Ganga Talao
could
attraction