Visit Mauritius

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

Grand Baie Beach

beach

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

Pereybere Beach
must

Pereybere Beach

beach

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

Belle Mare Beach
must

Belle Mare Beach

beach

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

Boulettes
must

Boulettes

food

Mauritian Dim Sum

Dholl Puri & Roti
must

Dholl Puri & Roti

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

Gateau Piment

food

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

Mine Frite
must

Mine Frite

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

Vindaye

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

La Vanille Nature Park

beach

Le Craft Market
must

Le Craft Market

attraction

Caudan Waterfront and Tourist Shopping Complex

Bol Renversé
should

Bol Renversé

food

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

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

Flic en Flac Beach

beach

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

Chamarel Waterfall
should

Chamarel Waterfall

attraction

Good place for trecking with nature views and rivers

Briyani
should

Briyani

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

Riz Frite

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

Port Louis Market

attraction

Notre-Dame Auxiliatrice de Cap Malheureux
should

Notre-Dame Auxiliatrice de Cap Malheureux

attraction

Le Morne Beach
could

Le Morne Beach

beach

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

Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Garden
could

Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Garden

attraction

Le Souffleur
could

Le Souffleur

attraction

Ganga Talao
could

Ganga Talao

attraction