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Shopping in MauritiusAt Curepipe, the Garden Village is the best center in the region and is found a few minutes from the center of Floreal, its factory outlets and the Floreal Square that offer a variety of shops with clothing, a café, a hairdresser, a jewelry and something unique in the Indian Ocean: a Textile Museum. It is also at Floreal that are found jewelers who cut diamonds to make beautiful jewelry. Floreal includes facilitate that will delight more than one, with specialized services. 

View of Caudan Shopping Mall, Port LouisA Little Bit of history...
The name of Le Caudan Waterfront comes from a famous figure of the past, Jean Dominique Michel de Caudan, who to Isle de France (former name of Mauritius under French occupation) from Languedoc (a department in the South of France). A historical site, the peninsula called Le Caudan was created around a fossil coral islet, hosting a powder magazine, an astronomic and meteorological observatory, quays, warehouses, various small enterprises over the last 250 years.

Artisanal bags in Mauritius at CaudanMauritius has a reputation for producing excellent world-class quality ship models. Some firms, such as Historia Marine in Goodlands, produce similar replicas and reduced sizes, to the delight of lovers of historical models, the most delicate and most research. Others produce more commercial models and the price reflects the quality, rigour and seriousness of the two operations.

Dressmaker portraitSome traders specialize in "Fait sur mesure" to the delight of a growing clientele. Suits or dresses, are booked in 48 hours. As the fabric is duty free, the prices are great and affordable to local and international walk.

Boat Maquette handcrafted work in MauritiusMaquettiste hands meet the strict regulations of the reduced manufacturing bowl model, others in the business model. High quality are more often exported to other continents. Prices reflect the difference one is made of fine wood other uses common wood adhesion more or less positively in the dimensions and definitions required. If you looking for a modelled quality and you choose a serious provider preference is to go to those with very well established references.

Ruisseau Creole entrance at Tamarin, MauritiusAt Quatre Bornes, the Orchard Centre  houses many shops and offering eclectic range of products ranging from clothing to plastic items. The Orchard Centre is a very popular place in Quatre Bornes. In Black River, an elegant center, Le Ruisseau Créole, includes fine shops: clothing, jewellery, catering. The shop Duty Free at the airport is one of the cheapest in the region. Enjoy to supply you as entering by leaving the country. Some department stores Duty Free offer valuable carpets, claws clothing, luxury food, gift items ... the one stop shop!