Shopping in Mauritius can now be easy and relaxed. Mauritius is very popular with tourists for comfortable and relaxed holidays. Honeymooners, lovers of the underwater world, clean beaches and crystal clear water come here. Shopping in Mauritius is in keeping with the status of an island nation. It is special, quite expensive and, of course, very interesting.You can go to Mauritius with Euros or Dollars, there is not much difference. On arrival, you'll have to exchange your currency for local money, Mauritian Rupees. You can, however, pay almost everywhere in Euros or by card. It's more cost-effective to change money in banks, while exchange offices charge higher commissions. Reverse conversion of rupees into euros or dollars is possible only on departure from the country at the airport.So, what can be brought back from Mauritius?
- Ship models. The most exotic and amazing souvenir of Mauritius for many years now is a strikingly accurate copies of ancient and modern ships. Collectors are advised to take a closer look at wooden replicas of real sailing ships, handmade according to the original drawings, taking into account the smallest details. Mauritius is really famous for them all over the world. The prices start at $500 and end in astronomical figures. The craftsmen make them by hand from precious wood. Such a ship can be a wonderful gift for an important person or a worthy decoration of a house or an office. Please check our curated selection of handmade ship models, which is available for same-day or next-day delivery.
- Cashmere. Mauritius is renowned for its high-end cashmere production, so it makes sense to pop into the specialised shops on the island for a spot of shopping. Prices are sometimes even half the price of Europe, so buying some items will be reasonable. The design and colours, however, don't always meet the high standards of Europeans and it can take a long time to choose. Still, you can get cashmere in Mauritius, which is often no worse than the best cashmere in the world.
- Paintings by local artists. Original paintings by Mauritian artists is a magic window into amazing Mauritius, which you can bring with you back home! Browse original paintings by selected Mauritian artists, including the most famous Mauritian artist Pino Ragusa picturing everyday life scene of a local people in the picturesque corners of the island.