Mahebourg an unforgettable experience of the local culture

September 2, 2021

 

Experience the local culture in Mahebourg

Mahebourg widely known as the fishing village by locals draws its name from the French governor, Mahé de Labourdonnais.

Be ready to discover a variety of local Mauritian delicacies on the street of Mahebourg in an authentic way. Don’t forget to pass by the village market on Mondays to purchase local souvenirs and fresh food.

What’s unique about this southern village is its cultural and historical heritage. It is also the home to many fishermen where they spend their day in their pirogues.

Known as Chateau Gheulde or Maison Robillard. This old French colonial country house was built around 1772. Revisit the battle of the French and British navy through the museum through a collection of prints, paintings, miniature sculptures, and old documents from a famous Mauritian artist, Prosper d’Epinay.

The Mahebourg waterfront, another iconic attraction on the island attracts many visitors for relaxation time. A memorial, Bataille de la Passe which remembers all the fighters who lost their lives in battles.

What’s better to end your day at the beach? Head over to another popular beach in the south – Blue Bay, which is just a few kilometres from the village.

Easily accessible by bus and car, you will visit one of the bluest waters and most visited beaches on the island.

It can get very crowded during the weekends. If you prefer quiet time at the beach, then it’s better to visit during weekdays.

It is also one of the best snorkelling spots in Mauritius.

What’s better to end your day at the beach? Head over to another popular beach in the south – Blue Bay, which is just a few kilometres from the village.

Easily accessible by bus and car, you will visit one of the bluest waters and most visited beaches on the island.

It can get very crowded during the weekends. If you prefer quiet time at the beach, then it’s better to visit during weekdays.

It is also one of the best snorkelling spots in Mauritius!

For more information on accommodations and hotels in Mauritius, you can click on the following link: https://booking.mauritius.com/ 

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