5 Malls in Mauritius That Every Shopaholic MUST Visit
Like any other holiday tour or vacation, a trip to Mauritius would be incomplete if you can't bring back enough shopping bags filled with souvenirs and gifts for your loved ones. Offer a wide range of best shopping centres spread out over the entire island, one cannot simply resist themselves from buying a thing or two; or even window shopping would be worth the time. So let's dive into some of the best shopping malls and centres of Mauritius right away.
1. Bagatelle Mall
The brand new Bagatelle Mall, or as it widely popular as the 'Mall of Mauritius' tops the list of malls because of its numerous branded shops and store along with plenty of leisurely activities in an exalting setting which attracts the shoppers from all over the island along with tourists. More than 130 shops in the mall offer the ultimate shopping experience in a highly convenient way. Other than a vivid line of food courts, cafes and restaurants serving mouth-watering delicacies, it also has a movie theatre. The large parking area accommodates all the customer vehicles in a hassle-free way. This mall in Mauritius also has a Central Promotions Court which is used as a venue for several promotional activities.
Timings Monday to Thursday: 9.30 AM to 8.30 PM Friday and Saturday: 9.30 AM to 10 PM Sunday and Public Holidays: 9.30 AM to 3 PM Location Bagatelle, Moka, Mauritius
2. Grand Baie La Croisette
Located in the tourist village of Grand Baie in the north of Mauritius, Le Croisette is one of the most popular shopping malls in the region. It is the perfect blend of shopping, entertainment and leisure activities. The enormous mall complex gives the idea of an urban lifestyle is a fresh new dimension. Products like clothes, shoes and jewellery of some of the famous brands, namely Adidas, Hugo Boss, Quicksilver, and Lacoste and so on. Arrays of culinary speciality restaurants and cafes add a relaxing touch during the shopping hours. It also houses a movie theatre for an entertainment-packed detour. The mall is situated in a safe place with sufficient parking space. Many events are hosted at this massive mall in Mauritius.
Timings Monday to Thursday: 9.30 AM to 8.30 PM Friday and Saturday: 9.30 AM to 9.30 PM Sunday: 9.30 AM to 4.30 PM Location B45 Twenty-Foot Road, Grand Baie, Mauritius
3. Caudan Waterfront
Inaugurated in 1996, the Caudan Waterfront is the first shopping mall that was constructed in Mauritius and is reputed since then to be among the most visited malls in the island. The Caudan Waterfront is a fine amalgamation of its rich historical background with the modern architectural brilliance. It displays varied sections of international as well as local products along with its inviting restaurants and food courts, fun-filled game houses and cinema theatres embedded with latest technologies, and last but not the least, a casino as well. The iconic views of industries, cargo ships and harbours from the shopping and eating spaces of the mall amplify the beauty of the whole location of the mall.
Timings Monday to Saturday: 9.30 AM to 5.30 PM Sunday: Closed Location Marina Quay, Caudan, Port Louis, Mauritius
4. Phoenix Mall
Counted among the oldest malls in Mauritius, the Phoenix Mall is well known as the first mall in the island to house a hypermarket 'Le Continent'. Boasting more than 70 shops, the Phoenix Mall is loved for its unique shopping experience. Ranging from local retailer products to top international class brands, you can find the most desired items in here. This one-stop shopping destination also showcases a diverse exhibition of delicious eateries from all around the world. The large area covered by the mall is ideally suited for friends? Gatherings and family reunions.
Timings Monday to Thursday: 9 AM to 8.30 PM Friday and Saturday: 9 AM to 10.30 PM Sunday: 9 AM to 7 PM
Location Centre Commercial Phoenix, S Sivananda Ave, Vacoas-Phoenix, Mauritius
5. Cascavelle Shopping Mall
The western part of Mauritius enjoys the privilege of having this splendid mall in its vicinity. With a tropically inspired architectural design between the land and sea, the Cascavelle Shopping Mall has an inviting and friendly aura with all the modern amenities. This vibrant shopping and a recreational destination are open for all seven days, and it witnesses a buzzing crowd all throughout the week. The mall has an extended range of shops, both local and international, selling products of clothing, fashion accessories and jewellery. It also has a supermarket, bookstores, groceries and restaurants & cafes. The food court has eateries of several brands from around the world; for example, burgers, pizzas and Chinese dishes as well. In addition to a recreation space for kids and a plant nursery, the complex has 400 parking lots, banking services and ATMs for a convenient shopping experience.
Timings Monday to Thursday: 10 AM to 7 PM Friday and Saturday: 10 AM to 9 PM Sunday: 10 AM to 3 PM
Location Cascavelle, Flic en Flac, Mauritius
So without making any further delays, make a shopping list, or head down to the many fantastic malls in Mauritius and be bamboozled by the classy, stylish and graceful shopping spaces it has. Fret not if you get tired and confused for what to choose as you can always treat yourselves with a refreshing break with the delectable range of culinary experiences in the food courts, or maybe even relaxing movie!