• Mauritius, being the quintessential honeymoon destination owing to its perfect seascapes, secret heavenly lagoons and stunning volcanic mountains, is home to a number of elite luxurious accommodations that offer nothing but the best experiences. 

    One should not expect anything less than this from a place that is often a holiday destination choice for the most famous celebrities. All it takes is just one look at any of the numerous aerial view shots of Mauritius floating on the web to finalize it as your honeymoon destination. It is the perfect place to brew some romance.

    Now if you’re planning on a honeymoon in Mauritius, it is best to gather as much information as possible on various factors like the ideal time for visit, visa permits, places to visit, economic accommodation options and much more. 

    Although a lot of information is readily available on the internet, it becomes a tedious process to sift through all that and put it into practical use. It always helps if there’s a comprehensive guide gradually taking you through all these painstaking details. 

    To make your work easy and provide a hassle free experience of cruising through Mauritius, we have gathered all the relevant information at one place for you so that you can have the best time of your life in the country Mauritius and not miss out any of these experiences.

  • Why Honeymoon In Mauritius?

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    A visit to Mauritius is a sensational affair as this stunning island seems to capture the essence of continents and countries like Asia, Africa, Britain and France and seamlessly blends them into a fusion of cultures. 

    With its white sandy beaches dotted with palm trees, oceans that are as blue as it gets, towering mountains and hills enveloped in lush greenery, hidden lagoons and beaches teeming with coral and fishes, it is no wonder that Mauritius is a global favourite.

     A lot of luxury hotels and resorts are located throughout the island. This article aims to give an extensive brief of Mauritius places to visit on honeymoon to ensure you have seen the best of it.

  • Best Time To Visit Mauritius For Honeymoon?

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    Being located on the southwest waters of the Indian Ocean, Mauritius is graced by a tropical climate with hot, dry and humid temperatures during summer from January to April. Summer months see torrid rainfalls and strong currents. 

    Winters during May to December enjoys cool climate and fewer showers. So the best time to visit Mauritius for honeymoon is ideally all year long. Water-sports enthusiasts are advised to visit during winter to enjoy the cool oceans and calm waves. 

    Most Mauritius honeymoon places are also pleasant during this time. It is also advised to carry an umbrella as the weather can get unpredictable anytime due to the island being affected by the open seas.

  • Documents Required For Honeymoon In Mauritius

    1. Passport- Passport is essential for entry into the island of Mauritius for all citizens of all countries apart from Mauritius.

    2. On arrival Visa- For Indians, a visa is not required for entering Mauritius. However a valid passport with expiry date beyond that of the intended stay is essential. For certain countries, a Visa on Arrival is issued for 60 days or two weeks. 

    Other countries require visa prior to undertaking their travel to Mauritius. The comprehensive list of countries in these three categories with respect to visa acquisition is furnished on the government portal of Mauritius.

  • Romantic Beaches of Mauritius & Their Tales

    The stunning and gorgeous white sand beaches fringed by casuarina trees, giving in to the emerald or crystal blue waters of the Indian Ocean, is a common sight in Mauritius. Created from volcanic eruptions in the sea, Mauritius is bestowed with innumerable such pristine beaches that are all open to the public. 

    These idyllic coastal cities are what drag millions of tourists from all over the world to this place to experience a perfect tropical holiday. Tranquil and secluded beaches, where many a romantic tale has culminated, a honeymoon trip to Mauritius ensures you have the best possible start to your conjugal life.

  • 01Grand Baie

    The Grand Baie, known earlier as “Bay Without End”, is undoubtedly the most popular Mauritius honeymoon places to visit. Its emerald blue waters, happening eateries and thriving nightlife spots that are some of the best in the island contribute to its popularity.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 73 kms from SSR International Airport, reachable by car, taxi or bus

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions: La Cuvette Beach, Pereybere Beach, Mont Choisy Beach

    Location: Grand Baie Village, Riviere du Rempart, Mauritius

    Activities: Apart from swimming, sailing or windsurfing, discover exotic underwater marine life by the Underwater Sea Walk, Submarine Excursion or Underwater Scooter. Adventurists can also opt for the Skydive.

    Best time to visit: All year round

  • 02Trou aux Biches

    Trou aux Biches stretches for about 2 kms with its finer white sand favourable weather conditions and stunning Mauritian sunsets, and is often debated to be the best beach in Mauritius. Comparatively thinner crowd allowing couples to spend quality time in privacy makes it truly one of the most romantic places to visit in Mauritius for honeymoon.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 65.8kms from SSR International Airport, reachable by car or buses from Port Louis

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Pointe aux Biches, Mauritius Aquarium, Triolet, Maheshwarnath Temple

    Location: North-West Coast, Pamplemousses District, Mauritius

    Activities: Snorkelling, diving into some of the most famous diving sites, deep-sea fishing trips

    Best time to visit: All year round

  • 03Île aux Cerfs

    Endowed with pristine beaches, turquoise waters with 87 hectares of bountiful vegetation and one palatial luxury resort, this heaven on earth is perfect for honeymooning couples.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 35.8kms from SSR International Airport, reachable by boat/ferry from Trou d’Eau Douce village

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Ilot Mangenie, Grand River South East waterfalls

    Location: East Coast, Flacq District, Mauritius

    Activities: Banana-boat rides, parasailing, speed-boat rides, golfing on the stunning Ile aux Cerfs Golf Course. Various catamaran cruises and other vessels make a stopover on this island with barbeque on beach or board

    Best time to visit: During winter (May-November) due to low rainfall, cooler temperatures and less humidity, ideal for watersports

  • 04Belle Mare Plage

    ‘Belle Mare’, which literally translates to “beautiful sea”, is unsurprisingly the most beautiful beach on the east coast of the island. In varying degrees of blue, the ocean is bordered by fine white sand beach spanning a length of 10kms. 

    Apart from a handful of hotels and luxury resorts, the unspoilt lush nature makes it a must visit during your honeymoon in Mauritius.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 61.1kms from SSR International Airport, reachable by car or taxi

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Palmer Public Beach, Mahebourg, Poste Lafayette Public Beach

    Location: South-East Coast, Flacq District, Mauritius

    Activities: Windsurfing, pedalo, catamaran cruises, horseback riding, parasailing and more

    Best time to visit: All year round.

  • 05Blue Bay

    Different hues of blue paint a stark contrast to the gorgeous white beach framed by casuarinas. One of the most picturesque beaches in the world, visit on weekdays to find the beach surprisingly empty and beautiful, almost for yourself.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 10.6kms from SSR International Airport, 10 minutes’ drive by car. Also by bus from Mahebourg

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions: La Cambuse Beach, Iles des Deux Cocos

    Location: Mahebourg, Grand Port District

    Any other specialty: Blue Bay Marine Park, first and biggest marine park in Mauritius

    Activities: Glass bottom boat rides, snorkeling excursions to marine park, catamaran or speedboat cruises to islets like Ile Aigrettes

    Best time to visit: All year round

  • 06Flic en Flac

    An idyllic beach to visit on your honeymoon to Mauritius, the white sand beach stretches for about 8kms long. Protected by coral reefs that prevent strong currents, the beach is ideal for swimming and bathing. 

    Continuing all the way to Tamarin Village, the calm coastline easily makes for an hour’s beach walk that couples can enjoy while watching sunsets on the horizon.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 49.1kms from SSR International Airport, an hour’s drive by car or taxi

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Tamarin Public Beach, Albion, Cascavelle

    Location: West Coast, Riviere Noire District

    Activities: swimming, snorkelling, scuba diving in some of the best diving sites

    Best time to visit: All year round

  • Most Romantic Places In Mauritius

    It’s easy to find romance in nature in this exotic island in the south western part of the Indian Ocean, where pristine white sandy beaches, stunning waterfalls, nature reserves with lush vegetation and extraordinary geological formations are found.

     A Mauritius honeymoon is incomplete without a tour of these magnificent places and must be included in a Mauritius honeymoon all inclusive packages

    These places are of historical and archaeological significance that tells the tales of the island through nature. With some of the most beautiful sites on earth, Mauritius can indeed induce a long-term affair with nature.

    Here we have put together an itinerary of the most charming places to visit in Mauritius.


  • 07Mauritius Botanical Garden

    Created nearly 300 years ago as a private garden of a French Governor, the Mauritius Botanical Garden today spans over 37 hectares with over 650 varieties of plants including Baobabs and the Palmier Bouteille. 

    It is best known for Giant Water Lilies and its collection of 85 varieties of palms from Asia, Africa, Central America and islands around the Indian Ocean.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 59.4kms from SSR International Airport, about 15 minutes’ drive from Port Louis

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Grand Baie Beach, Pointe aux Biches, Trou aux Biches

    Price for Fees: INR 390/10USD for non-Mauritian citizen.

    Location: Pamplemousses District, North Mauritius

    Operating hours: 8.30am-5.00pm

    Any other specialty: it is the oldest garden in the Southern Hemisphere

  • 08Black River Gorges National Park

    This only national park in Mauritius spreads over 6754 hectares, out of which 60kms is available as hiking trails. It contains 311 species of flowering plants, 9 endemic bird species and a multitude of fruit bats. It is also home to endangered species like Mauritian flying fox, pink pigeon, Mauritius cuckoo shrike, the Mauritius Kestrel and more.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 61 kms from SSR International Airport, about 30 minutes from Chamarel

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Tamarin Beach, Curepipe, Chamarel

    Location: Plaine Champagne road, Mauritius

    Best time to visit: September to January offers beautiful views as it’s the flowering season

    What to carry: wet weather gear due to rainfall

  • 09Grand Bassin

    Essentially a crater lake, also known as Ganga Talao, it is a sacred lake for Hindus in Mauritius. Situated about 600 meters above sea-level, it is a divine site with breathtaking views. 

    The Maha Shivratri is celebrated here each year with much pomp and grandeur.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 25.5kms from SSR International Airport, about 30 minutes’ drive by car

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Chamarel, Bel Ombre, La Vanille Nature Park

    Location: Grand Bassin, Savanne District

    Any other specialty: It is the place of the 33meter tall, third highest statue of Lord Shiva in the world

    What to carry: Warm clothes due to unpredictable weather

    Know before you go: Remove shoes before entering, dress modestly

  • 10Chamarel park-7 colored earth & Chamarel falls

    The 7 coloured earth in Chamarel has intrigued geologists for ages and is a must visit during your Mauritius honeymoon. 

    Formed due to conversion of basaltic lava into clay minerals, this natural geological creation is a wonder to behold. The stunning Chamarel Waterfall nearby has distinct streams plunging more than 95m in a single drop into a gorge.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 44.4kms from SSR International Airport, about 1-hour drive by car

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Le Morne, Black River Gorges, Saint Anna

    Location: Chamarel Village, Riviere Noire District

    Any other specialty: Only place in the world where 7 colours of earth can be found in one place

  • 11Balaclava Ruins

    The historical site of the Balaclava ruins are a must visit during honeymoon Mauritius. The ruins of Balaclava Estate were caused due to an arsenal explosion. Remnants of the colonial and ancient settlements tracing back to the earliest settlers of Mauritius can be found. The original sea walls of the fortress are the most prominent features of the ruins.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 59.2kms from SSR International Airport, about 25 minutes from Grand Baie

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Ville Valio Beach, Pointe aux Biches, Triolet

    Location: Maritim Hotel, Turtle Bay, Mauritius

    Its history: Balaclava was a fortress estate during the French rule built by French governor Mahe de Labourdonnais to protect the island from exploitation of sugar production, the island’s primary economy then

  • 12Flacq Market

    The largest open air market in Mauritius is the Flacq Market in the village of Flacq. A shopping hub for East Mauritians and tourists alike, the atmosphere here is almost distinguishable. 

    Textiles, fresh seafood and fish, a variety of local vegetables and fruits can be found. Grab a few units of vanilla and Herbal tea, two local specialties of Flacq, as souvenirs for friends, family and yourself. 

    The market, on Wednesdays and Sundays when all the stalls are opened, paints a vibrantly colourful scene.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 51.5kms from SSR International Airport, about 1-hour drive

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Trou d’Eau Douce, Palmer Public Beach, Belle Mare

    Location: Flacq District, Mauritius

  • 13Mahebourg

    Mahebourg is one of the primary fishing villages of Mauritius. The Monday Market, one of the largest on the island, takes place around the Mahebourg Waterfront area and is a vast flea market. 

    It offers a staggering variety of Indian and Chinese produce, fruits, vegetables, local indigenous spices, electronic goods and much more. 

    A choicest section of food stalls sell Biryani, Chinese Noodles and Creole dishes. Fabulous handcrafts and local souvenirs can be grabbed at a bargain.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 8.5kms from SSR International Airport, about 15 minutes’ drive by car

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions: La Cambuse Public Beach, Blue Bay, Pointe d’Esny

    Location: Mahebourg, Grand Port District, Mauritius

    Opening time: Only on Mondays

  • Mouth Watering Cuisines -Best Restaurants

    Being an island inhabited and frequented by cross-disciplinary cosmopolitans, the Mauritian cuisine has been upped to an international level to appeal to global tastes. 

    The platters served on the island are truly a reflection of its intermingling communities that blend seamlessly to create a riot of flavours in your mouth. Essentially influenced by Creol, Indian, Chinese and French, a Mauritius honeymoon ensures the best gastronomic experience of your life. 

    A good number of fantastic restaurants serving contemporary delicacies can be found. Head out to Port Louis or the Grand Baie for a more authentic Mauritian flavoured bites sold by vendors. 

    Some of the best restaurants to be visited during honeymoon in Mauritius are mentioned below.

  • 14Le Château de Bel Ombre

    Primarily, a restored colonial mansion set amidst a French garden, Le Château de Bel Ombre provides an enchanting ambience perfect for honeymoon couples sharing a romantic dinner. 

    Enjoy their delicious mixed-style a la carte dishes created from fresh indigenous ingredients or an authentic Mauritian cuisine while taking in the splendid views of the hills.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 45.2kms from SSR International Airport, about 55 minutes’ drive by car

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Frederica Nature Reserve, Le Morne beach

    Price For Two: 3300-5300 INR or 52-85 USD for three courses à la carte excluding drinks

    Location: Domaine de Bel Ombre, South-West Mauritius

    Opening hours: Monday-Saturday, 7.00-11.00pm

    Know before you go: Reservations are essential

  • 15Le Fangourin

    Ideally located within close proximity to Port Louis and Grand Baie, this restaurant is a must visit in Mauritius for honeymoon. 

    The carefully preserved greenery around a beautiful pond, the entire setting aims to induce a relaxed and peaceful atmosphere. The food is a unique mix of flavours globally inspired whilst withholding the true Mauritian heritage.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 59.5kms from SSR International Airport, about an hour’s drive by car

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Balaclava, Tombeau Bay, Pointe aux Biches

    Price For Two: starting from 2400 INR/38 USD for three courses à la carte excluding drinks

    Location: L’Aventure du Sucre, Beau Plan, Pamplemousses

    Opening hours: All days, 9.00am-5.00pm

    Any other specialty: Private room

  • 16Chez Tante Athalie

    Chez Tante Athalie serves authentic impressionable Creole cuisine, both local and touristy, offering to choose from a prix-fixe menu or a slightly lean a la carte. 

    The setting of this place is charming and unusual, partly set in a traditional verandah from which a marvelous view can be enjoyed.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 56.8kms from SSR International Airport, about an hour’s drive by car

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Château de Labourdonnais, SSR Botanical Garden

    Price For Two: starting from 1200 INR/20 USD for three course Creole lunch excluding drinks

    Location: Mon Repos, Route Royal, Pamplemousses

    Opening hours: Monday-Saturday, 12.00-3.00pm

    Any other specialty: Collection of vintage cars displayed

    Know before you go: Reservations are essential

  • 17Chez Tino’s

    Chez Tino’s is a modestly built indigenous restaurant, the interiors of which are done in a nautical fashion. This restaurant offers all possible varieties of local seafood that have turned up from the fishing vessels just outside it. 

    It’s a wonder to see the chefs work their magic on the most alien looking sea fishes and turn them beautifully cooked up on your plate.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 41.5kms from SSR International Airport, about 55 minutes’ drive by car

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Belle Mare Beach, Palmer Public Beach

    Price For Two: starting from 1400 INR/22 USD for three courses set menu excluding drinks

    Location: Royal Road, Trou d’Eau Douce, Mauritius

    Opening hours: Monday-Saturday 8.30am-10.30pm, Sunday 10.00am-4.00pm

  • 18Domaine Anna Restaurant

    Surrounded by lakes and sugarcane fields, the Domaine Anna is a beautiful restaurant, just about 30 minutes’ drive from Port Louis. 

    The delish and mouth-watering cuisines influenced by Chinese, European, Thai, Indian and Creole cultures contributes to its popularity making it a must visit among places to visit in Mauritius for honeymoon.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 44.9kms from SSR International Airport, about 48minutes’ drive by car

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Tamarin Public Beach, Flic en Flac Beach, Wolmar, Casela World of Adventures, Cascavelle Shopping Mall

    Price For Two: 1500 INR/25 USD for main course excluding drinks

    Location: Medine, Flic en Flac, Riviere Noire District

    Opening hours: Tuesday-Sunday 10.30am-2.30pm for lunch and 6.45-10.30pm for dinner

  • 19The Beach House Bar & Restaurant

    True to its name, this restaurant perched right on the beach is ideal for couples wanting to relish a meal after exhausting water-activities at the beach in Mauritius. 

    Dishes like grilled vodka fillets, the famous American burger with a Mauritian twist, tropical Sushi and salads paired with desserts and cocktails are served under a relaxed and contemporary beach hut setting.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 72.1kms from SSR International Airport, more than an hour by car

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Grand Baie, Pereybere Beach, Mont Choisy Beach, Cap Malheureux

    Price For Two: starting from 1400 INR/22USD for main meals, 1550 INR/25USD for ½ board Tapas

    Location: Royal Road, Grand Baie

    Opening hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 11.00am-12.00am

  • Honeymoon Shopping Destinations in Mauritius

    Shopping expeditions are always fun and exciting, especially when on honeymoon. A Mauritian honeymoon is incomplete without visiting its shopping destinations that give a delightful experience altogether. 

    From high-end European brands to their cheap imposters, beautiful handcrafted jewellery to unique wooden pieces, a lot of stylish and off-the-ramp themed beachwear can be found in these markets. Although unlike Thailand or Bali it is not possible to grab a hefty bargain. 

    But some amount of pleasant pestering will surely land you some discount. Be sure to visit during winter from June to August, which is the best time to visit Mauritius for honeymoon, to avoid the tumultuous rains which can spoil the opportunity to go shopping.

  • 20Super U Hypermarket

    Super U is perhaps the best supermarket on the island. From latest fashion clothing items to jewellery, Indian spices, jams and pickles, men’s shirts, craft shops, accessories shops, perfumeries and electronics shops and more can be found.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 72.6kms from SSR International Airport, about 3minutes’ by car from Grand Baie

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Grand Baie Public Beach, La Cuvette Public Beach

    Location: La Salette Road, Grand Bay, Mauritius

    Opening hours: Monday-Thursday from 9.00am-8.30pm, Friday-Saturday from 9.00am-9.30pm, Sunday from 9.00am-4.30pm. on Public Holidays from 9.00am-1.30pm

    Amenities: Food City, the food court with fast food chains like KFC, Pizza Hut and more. Cafes and ice cream parlours are also found

  • 21Sunset Boulevard

    Sunset Boulevard is the oldest shopping mall in Mauritius and hence makes for a must visit during your honeymoon to Mauritius. Located in the tourist hub of Grand Baie, it is the perfect place to collect souvenirs for friends and family. 

    Fashionable men’s wear, gorgeous beach wear, evening dresses, a divergent collection of corsages, jewellery and a lot more are sold here.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 72.5kms from SSR International Airport, about 3minutes’ by car from Grand Baie

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Grand Baie Public Beach, La Cuvette Public Beach

    Location: Royal Road, B13, Riviere du Rempart District

    Opening hours: Monday-Saturday from 9.00am-7.00pm

    Amenities: Sunset Café, restaurants and bars available inside the complex


  • 22Grand Baie Bazar

    Grand Baie Bazaar is located in the center of the most popular city of the island, Grand Baie. Here, one can find a plethora of shops selling all kinds of products; from cheap clothing stocks, multicoloured bags, various fabrics and handicrafts to reasonably priced jewellery of gold, silver and semi-precious stones and gems. 

    This is the place where you’ll need your bargaining skills.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 73.1kms from SSR International Airport, about 10 minutes’ drive from Pointe aux Canonniers

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Mont Choisy Beach, La Cuvette Public Beach, Pereybere beach

    Location: Royal road, Grand Baie, Riviere du Rempart District

    Opening hours: Monday-Saturday from 6.00am-6.00pm, Sunday and Public Holidays from 6.00am-12.00pm

  • 23Grand Baie Store Plaza

    This relatively new shopping mall in Grand Baie is another happening spot. High-end brands like Marc Jacobs, Ed hardy, Burberry and likes can be found here. Approximately 30 stores in this modernized 2-storey establishment sells a variety of good quality clothes, perfumes, jewellery and accessories. Although expensive, products have good value for money.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 70.9kms from SSR International Airport, about 9 minutes’ drive from Pointe aux Canonniers

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Mont Choisy Beach, La Cuvette Public Beach, Pointe aux Canonniers

    Location: Royal Road, Grand Baie, Riviere du Rempart District

    Opening hours: Monday-Saturday from 9.00am-7.30pm, Sundays and Public Holidays from 9.30am-1.30pm

    Amenities: Café La Fournaise serving bites and refreshments

  • 24Flic En Flac

    Pasadena Village Shopping Complex offers a variety of products at economic rates. A great variety of souvenirs like postcards, tropical necklaces and bracelets, beautiful glass crockery and utensils are sold. 

    Men and women’s clothing, jewellery, beachwear, snorkel equipment, accessories and shoes can also be found here at justifiable rates. There’s also a pharmacy and a tourist information center.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 46.7kms from SSR International Airport, about an hour’s drive

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Tamarin Public Beach, Cascavelle, Black River

    Location: Royal Road, Flic en Flac, Riviere Noire District

    Opening hours: Pasadena Village is open from 10.00am-5.30pm, Tourist Information Center opens from 10.00am-4.30pm on Mondays-Fridays and 10.00am-12.00pm on Saturdays-Sundays

  • 25Quatre Bornes

    The shopping scene in Quatre Bornes is thriving, with the best selection around the main street. The Orchard Center, a local popular, sells shoes, Indian clothing, furniture, books and more. 

    The Trianon Shopping Park at the M2 has big brands like Mango, Esprit and Poney. The Billabong Factory Outlet however is the highlight selling cheap but good quality clothes for men and women.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 34.8kms from SSR International Airport, about 40 minutes’ drive

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Trou aux Cerfs, Curepipe Botanic Gardens

    Location: Quatre Bornes, Plaines Wilhems District

    Amenities: internet café, spa for recreation, restaurants

    Opening hours: Monday & Tuesday from 10.00am-7.00pm, Wednesday-Saturday from 10.00am-9.00pm, Sundays and Holidays from 10.00am-3.00pm

  • 26Goodlands

    This Indo-Mauritian thriving town is 10kms east of Grand Baie. A popular shopping destination among tourists, shops here sell a large variety of Indian clothes, fabrics, assorted jewellery, even pictures and statues of Hindu gods. 

    The factory sale at Island Store includes fine knitwear and shirts from well-known brands that are value for money. The only chocolate manufacturer in the island, Van Ann, is located in Petit Raffray, a few kilometers north of Goodlands.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 73.3kms from SSR International Airport, about 20 minutes’ drive from Grand Baie

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Historic Marine Museum, Grand Bay Beach, Pereybere Public Beach

    Location: Goodlands, Riviere du Rempart District

    Amenities: a supermarket with rich assortment of food items

    Opening hours: Island Store- Monday-Friday 9.00am-5.00pm, Van Ann- Monday-Friday 8.00am-3.00pm

  • Best Hotels In Mauritius On Budget

    Mauritius is an international tourist destination visited by millions of people across the globe. For an island thriving on its tourism, it is but obvious to have built maximum number of 5-star and luxury resorts to cater to the demands of their global clients. 

    So if you’re looking to spend your honeymoon in Mauritius and worried about the monstrous pocket-pinch, you can keep calm and plan it anyway, because Mauritius also offers a substantial number of budget accommodations to open its doors to all kinds of travellers. 

    These more economic options might lack in 5-star like amenities but the hospitality with which you’ll be met with will more than make it up for it.

  • 27Beachcomber Le Canonnier

    Set on a historical ancient peninsula, housing 284 rooms and suites that offer beautiful views of the sea and other standard amenities, Beachcomber Le Canonnier is the best place to stay in Mauritius for honeymoon on a budget.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 75kms from SSR International Airport reachable by car

    Nearby beaches and attractions: Pereybere, Grand Baie, Trou aux Biches

    Price For Two: starting at INR 6900/108USD for 24sq.mtr Standard Sea-facing Room

    Location: Coastal Road, Pointe aux Canonniers, Grand Baie

    Amenities: rooms facing sea/garden/pool

    Any other specialty: a 17 acre tropical garden which maintains the site’s historical significance in the remains of fortifications and cannons

    Activities: waterskiing, basic scuba training, Aquagym, archery and more

  • 28Tropical Attitude

    This renovated tropical retreat known for its contemporary Creole interiors, bright open spaces with dashes of vibrant mineral colours is one of the best accommodation choices. 

    It is a boutique style hotel run by gracious helpful staff and also serves delicious Indian cuisine with a Mauritian touch.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 56 kms from SSR International Airport reachable by car

    Nearby beaches and attractions: Palmer Public Beach, Ile aux Cerfs, Beau Champ

    Price For Two: starting at INR 9900/155 USD for standard room

    Location: Royal Road, La Pelouse, Trou d’Eau Douce

    Amenities: Standard Rooms that are sea-facing

    Activities: Glass bottom boat rides, kayaking, pedal boats, snorkeling, scuba-diving, catamaran cruises and excursions, big game fishing and more

  • 29Silver Beach Hotel

    With 30 sea view rooms of 26sqr.mtr and 30 garden view rooms of 32 sq.mtr, an outdoor pool and colourful umbrellas shading the beach lounge, the Silver Beach Hotel is one of the finer budget accommodation places to stay in Mauritius.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 50kms from SSR International Airport reachable by car

    Nearby beaches and attractions: Belle Mare, Palmar Public Beach, Beau Champ

    Price For Two: starting at INR 8000/125 USD per night

    Location: Coastal Road, Trou d’Eau Douce, Flacq District

    Amenities: Sea Facing Rooms offering beautiful views of the sea and hills

    Activities: scuba diving, glass bottom boat, water skiing, catamaran cruise, speed-boat trip, parasailing, deep-sea fishing, boat shuttle to Ile aux Cerfs

  • 30Klondike Hotel

    Klondike Hotel is a definite catch owing to its seafront location and a stunning infinity pool at a pretty economic rate. 

    It has 20 standard sea facing rooms and 11 garden bungalows that are perfectly tropical themed. The patio offers magnificent sunset views on the horizon, making it the ideal place for couples to spend some memorable time in solitude.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 46.5kms from SSR International Airport reachable by car

    Nearby beaches and attractions: Tamarin Public Beach, Casela Nature and Leisure Park, Black River, Wolmar

    Price for Two: starting at INR 6500/100 USD per night

    Location: Flic en Flac, Riviere Noire District, Mauritius

    Amenities: infinity pool

    Activities: swimming, kayaking and other adventurous watersports

  • 31Hotel Cocotiers

    Located within close proximity to Port Louis, this 2-star hotel has 16 sea view rooms and 32 garden view rooms,  of 26-30 sqr.mtrs, set in 2-storey bungalows with a terrace or balcony overlooking the beautiful manicured gardens or the sea and are equipped will all basic amenities.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 60kms from SSR International Airport reachable by car, about 10 minutes’ drive from Port Louis

    Nearby beaches and attractions: Grand Bay, Tombeau Bay, Ville Valio Beach, Balaclava

    Price for Two: starting at INR 6500/99 USD per night

    Location: Royal Road, near Port Louis, Pamplemousses District

    Amenities: Sea view rooms and garden view rooms

    Activities: snorkeling, catamaran and speed-boat cruises, Sega show and DJ twice a week

  • 32Friday Attitude

    Experience the charming Mauritian way of life at the Friday Attitude in their relaxed tropical surroundings with beach huts overlooking the stupendous Ile aux Cerfs. 

    Their standard rooms of 24 sqr.mtrs, ideally suited to couples, are elegantly designed to provide a comfortable stay. Go barefoot to enjoy the wide stretch of sand.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 43.4kms from SSR International Airport reachable by car

    Nearby beaches and attractions: Palmer Public Beach, Belle Mare Beach, Beau Champ

    Price for Two: starting at INR 9500/150 USD per night

    Location: La Pelouse, Trou d’Eau Douce, Mauritius

    Amenities: sea view and garden view rooms

    Activities: boat trip to Ile aux Cerfs, scuba diving, kite surfing, big game fishing and more

  • Nightlife In Mauritius

    The much underrated nightlife in Mauritius is a world of its own. Get to parties at happening clubs by the beach or the ultimate nightclub joints at the resorts. 

    Some of the best nightclubs are in Grand Baie which has an exotic and thrilling nightlife. These popular bars and pubs come to life at night with excited crowds grooving to foot-tapping music sipping on head-spinning cocktails and drinks. 

    If you and your partner are party animals, then a visit to any of these nightclubs will be the highlight of your Mauritius honeymoon. Let loose after an adventurous day while the spirit works magic in your body.

    Some of the best nightclubs on the island are listed below.

  • 33Moustache Bistro

    The Moustache Bistro is a real gem for those who know their wine. Set in a rustic looking wooden chalet with the Tamarin Mountain as the backdrop, it offers fine gourmet wines by glass or bottle. 

    A very knowledgeable sommelier guides you through the selection. The ever-changing menu is short but offers much variety with delicious bites and modern Tapas.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 52.6kms from SSR International Airport, 5minutes from Tamarin City

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Tamarin Public Beach, Black River, Casela Nature Park

    Prices: wines from (390-4900 INR/(6-8)USD, Tapas from 340 INR/6USD

    Location: Royal Road, La Mivoie, Tamarin

    Opening hours: Tuesday-Saturday from 5.00pm-11.00pm, Happy Hour with half-price Tapas and wine room 6-7pm

  • 34C Beach Club

    A must in your Mauritius honeymoon itinerary is a visit to the island’s first beach club. This place is perfect for a night out on Saturdays as the delish Sunday morning brunch will satisfy your hunger cravings. 

    Always filled with music and occasional DJs, the lounge bar beside a cozy cove is the place to chill with your partner.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 45.3kms from SSR International Airport, 6minutes from Bel Ombre

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Le Morne, Chamarel, Black River Gorges

    Prices: cocktails starting at 680 INR/11USD, a glass of wine at 590 INR/10USD

    Location: Domaine de Bel Ombre, Savanne District

    Opening hours: Daily from 10.00am-11.00pm, dinner from 7.00pm-11.00pm. Dinner reservations are mandatory

  • 35The Beach House

    Perched modestly right on the beach, The Beach House is the place to get high after sunset. Due to its position and affordable rates, the place is in much demand and gets fairly stuffed during weekends with tourists and locals flocking to grab delicious grilled to perfection vodka steaks or their signature American burgers. 

    The Beach House Basket offers crunchy nibbles. The menu also includes meals and desserts.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 72.1kms from SSR International Airport, 5minutes from Grand Baie

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Grand Baie Public Beach, Pereybere, Mont Choisy Beach

    Prices: beers starting at 225 INR/4USD

    Location: Royal Road, Grand Baie, Riviere du Rempart District

    Opening hours: Tuesday-Sunday from 11.00am-midnight

  • 36The Beach House

    Perched modestly right on the beach, The Beach House is the place to get high after sunset. Due to its position and affordable rates, the place is in much demand and gets fairly stuffed during weekends with tourists and locals flocking to grab delicious grilled to perfection vodka steaks or their signature American burgers. 

    The Beach House Basket offers crunchy nibbles. The menu also includes meals and desserts.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 72.1kms from SSR International Airport, 5minutes from Grand Baie

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Grand Baie Public Beach, Pereybere, Mont Choisy Beach

    Prices: beers starting at 225 INR/4USD

    Location: Royal Road, Grand Baie, Riviere du Rempart District

    Opening hours: Tuesday-Sunday from 11.00am-midnight

  • 37Banana Beach Club

    The most popular club in Grand Baie and perhaps in the island, Banana Beach Club is more than two decades old, set around the iconic Flamboyant tree. The hut-like setups truly impart a tropical feel. 

    The Gourmet Grill here has a scrumptious extensive menu and the Zanzibar upstairs has occasional DJ nights. The house favourites Bushwacker and Mojito cocktail drinks are must tries.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 73.1kms from SSR International Airport, 5minutes from Grand Baie

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Grand Baie Public Beach, Pereybere, Mont Choisy Beach

    Prices: beers starting at 240 INR/4USD, cocktails at 485 INR/8USD

    Location: Royal Road, Grand Baie, Riviere du Rempart District

    Opening hours: Monday-Saturday from 10.00am-12.00am, Sundays from 6.00pm-12.00am

  • 38Lambic

    Lambic is a gastro pub that boasts of about 70 unique and freshly brewed beers and specialty craft beers from Belgium, America, Napa, Germany and Portugal. 

    This amazingly stocked place set in a colonial warehouse with intriguing interiors is the pace for beer lovers. 

    A mix of tourists and inhabitants and brimming with music is the scene at this place. The menu includes beer-battered fish and chips.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 47.1kms from SSR International Airport, 15 minutes from Port Louis Waterfront

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Ville Valio beach, Le Goulet, Tombeau Bay

    Prices: cocktails starting at 490 INR/8USD, beers at 245 INR/4USD

    Location: St Georges, Port Louis, Mauritius

    Opening hours: Monday-Saturday from 10.00am-12.00am, Sundays from 6.00pm-12.00am

  • 39Lakaz Cascavelle

    Lakaz Cascavelle is one of the finer pubs on the island located in the Cascavelle Shopping Mall. This Euro themed pub serves good Creole dishes and tapas. 

    The VIP lounge has vibrant and contrast hued furnishings and a classy black marble bar. The pub is a popular hangout among local inhabitants. Live music from local artists and DJs jazz up the nights.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 42.7kms from SSR International Airport, about 45 minutes drive by car

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Casela Nature and Leisure Park, Tamarin Public Beach

    Prices: Phoenix beer starting at 280 INR/5USD, cocktails at 390 INR/6USD

    Location: Cascavelle Shopping Mall, Royal Road, Flic en Flac

    Opening hours: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays from 10.00am-10.00pm, Friday-Saturday from 10.00pm-12.00am

  • 40Big Willy’s

    A restaurant, night club, sports bar and beer garden combined under a single roof is Big Willy’s. This is the most happening place in Tamarin and warrants a visit during your Mauritius honeymoon. 

    An extensive menu paired with an impressive beer assortment is served. The steak and beer combination is the ideal meal.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 49 kms from SSR International Airport, 6minutes from Tamarin City

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Black River, Casela Nature and Leisure Park, Tamarin Public Beach

    Prices: beers starting at 215 INR/4USD, Chamarel rum cocktails at 310 INR/5USD

    Location: La Barachois, Tamarin Bay, Mauritius

    Opening hours: Tuesday-Thursday from 11.00am-10.00pm, Friday from 11.00am-11.00pm, Saturday-Sunday from 6.00pm-11.00pm, Mondays closed


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