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Beautiful Mauritius

For a really BASIC and BUDGET accom http://www.allamandahotel.com/ RESERVATION
Contact: Sivayon Peramal
Email 1: allamanda@intnet.mu
Email 2: hk2019@yahoo.com
Tel/Fax: 230 263 8110
Cell: 230 251 8394


Studio - Rs 300 ~

2 bdm Apt - Rs 400-450 ~Euro 12

Person - Rs150 ~Euro 4

Airport Pick up ~ Rs1200

Beach: Pereybere Beach is best swimming beach in Mauritius
The Orchard centre in Quatre Bournes( near market) has shops where you can buy small electracal appliances cheap
Quatre Bournes has market Thursdays, Goodlands is a nice small place to visit, lots of cheaper shopping, the Goodlands market is fridays, if you need more info contact me..

Shopping Mauritius

A large shop in Grand baie is SUPER U, here you can buy most things you need and also a electric plug if you need one, they sell meat groceries etc
A sim card (KWEPE...Emtel)for cell phone can be bought in Grand Baie at the shop next to the Chinese garden RESTAURANT, please check first if your cell can take cards from other countries.To sms form Mauritius is very cheap 1 rupree local and international if you have a Mauritius sim card,if you visit Mauritius often you can set your sim card roaming at AIR MAURITIUS building(Emtel) you can then take 125rupee cards to load your cell every 2 months in your country to keep your card active till your next visit.

Mauritius info(Transport)

Mauritius bus info http://mauritius.voyaz.com/mauritius_travel.htm
When travel from Port Louis to Grand Baie or Pereybere check for express bus, it travels faster.
A good taxi that I use is a guy called Yogen +2302571987
To take a bus to Pamplemouses gardens from grand Baie, take bus 95, to return take st Antoine bus 95 ( comes every 45min to 1 hour)
Mauritius tours..and boat trips I usually contact Amanda +2302635359, she may be able to help you will info.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:The locals are soo friendly!! easy to get around island on bus transport.
  • In a nutshell:I love mauritius, visit it every year if possible
  • Last visit to Mauritius: May 2007
  • Intro Updated May 10, 2009
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  • cleocat's Profile Photo
    May 10, 2009 at 8:22 AM

    We like the street food as well. Especially the roti's. And they are so cheap. I also remember the bus ride to Port to Louis. I think it was 3 hours fot the 40 odd km.

  • joiwatani's Profile Photo
    Feb 11, 2009 at 10:21 PM

    Very detailed tip! Thanks for sharing!

  • krissy8's Profile Photo
    Aug 18, 2008 at 6:03 PM

    Totally agree with this. That goes for all throughout the winter months. May to September. Windier on east too.

  • May 3, 2008 at 9:53 PM

    Love the pictures here. Put more info in each tip and it will be perfect. Hope to visit here sometimes and will ask your advices. :-)

  • Dyesebel's Profile Photo
    May 2, 2008 at 11:06 AM

    Thanks Nora!Wow,u got loads of infos about Mauritius!!We are planning to go there as well.I'll be back to check your page,m still trying to build my Seychelles;)

  • Anjan123's Profile Photo
    Apr 22, 2008 at 5:00 AM

    Dear Nora, Quite informative. thanks, Anjan

  • adema29's Profile Photo
    Apr 22, 2008 at 3:18 AM

    Your tips and photos are wonderful! Hope to visit Mauritius one day!:)

  • Apr 20, 2008 at 6:41 AM

    Liked your page, very useful SIM card tip ;)

  • Wafro's Profile Photo
    Apr 17, 2008 at 1:22 PM

    This is the place to be I guess. Hope to visit Maur. one day, great tips. thanx for the info. GRTz

  • DAO's Profile Photo
    May 18, 2007 at 1:45 AM




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