7-Day Mauritius Itinerary

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7 Days in Mauritius

Has a marvellous blend of cultures, welcoming people, a varied cuisine and a huge mix of ethnic communities. There are activities for every kind of traveller in this natural paradise.

Day 1 Highlights


Annabella's Restaurant

Annabella’s Restaurant

A part of the heritage property of Le Telfair, the Annabella’s is an old-world themed dining restaurant known for its vintage elegance. It is one of the most popular restaurants in Mauritius which offer an unforgettable culinary experience with their best quality Mauritian, and International cuisines, that will tantalize your taste buds for a long time.

Shanti Maurice Resorts and Spa

Shanti Maurice Resort and Spa

5-star boutique lifestyle resort comprising of 44 suites and 17 pool (heated) villas in the south coast of Mauritius. Shanti Spa set in 75,000 sq feet of tropical gardens, provides an upscale 365-days-yoga-retreat, Ayurveda as well as bespoke wellness packages.

La Vanille Nature Park

La Vanille Nature Park

Home to some of the most misunderstood creatures around in the world, crocodiles. It also has a wide range of giant tortoises. The crocodiles are the showstopper of this park but you can also explore around a number of other kinds of reptiles and plants too in the area around. If butterflies are your thing, you can also witness them here!

Rum Shed Bar & Grill, Shanti Maurice

Rum Shed Bar & Grill, Shanti Maurice

Rum sheds are traditionally where locals meet to enjoy their free time. At Shanti Maurice's Rum Shed, guests can savour plates of traditional Mauritian gateau piment (chili cakes), samosas, and a rum cocktail, enjoy friendly conversations with other guests, and enjoy sampling mouth-watering foods from our wood fired oven and BBQ.

Asian Lounge

Asian Lounge

Filled with hand-selected ingredients and rich flavors, discover a fine choice of Sushi and Asian delicacies for your lunch and/or dinner at the Stars Courtyard.

Day 2 Highlights


Blue Bay Marine Park

Blue Bay Marine Park

Exploring marine life from around the underwaters is absolutely mind-boggling and everything you need to experience while in Mauritius. The park is also home to a wide range of mangroves, seagrasses, and even algae.

La Kaze Mama

La Kaze Mama

All about traditional Mauritian home cooking! Experience a combination of our most popular dining experiences; Grandma's Kitchen and the Herb Garden BBQ. The restaurant uses as many flavourful local ingredients as possible, many grown on their herb and vegetable garden, and follows age-old Mauritian recipes.

Shanti Maurice Watersports

Shanti Maurice Watersports

Teeming with hundreds of gaily-colored fishes, the underwater world of Mauritius, can be deemed in our coral lagoon with snorkeling sessions, and a range of complimentary watersports activities such as stand-up paddling, pedalloing and kayaking. Enjoy diving, wave riding and kite surfing sessions offered by their partner schools and partake in the pleasures of enjoying the best waves from the South of Mauritius.

The Plantation Club

The Plantation Club

A restaurant with prompt service, unique luxurious ambience and premium food with a particular emphasis on presentation. Their wines are matched to each course of the meal ensuring that even the most particular wine connoisseurs won't be disappointed. Catch a bite of the pheasant from the mountains of Chamarel or the Crab and rice baked using traditional techniques to get a feel of being one of Mauritius' elite.

Day 3 Highlights


Shanti Wellness Spa

Shanti Spa

World Class Yoga with a unique 365-days-yoga-retreat, is completely pure and traditional in form, stemming from the roots of Hatha yoga and adapting it to suit individual needs. It is a disciplined science teaching the techniques of the renowned Divine culture University (India) encompassing all aspects of life in different ways and levels to balance the mind, body and spirit.

Underwater Waterfall Heli Tour

Underwater Waterfall Heli Tour

A famous landmark in Mauritius - an underwater waterfall in the Indian Ocean created by an optical illusion. It looks like the entire island is being sucked down a vast drain. You can only see it by taking a helicopter tour. There are multiple helipads available on the island but the South West helipad is the closest to the waterfall. Maximum up to 4 people per helicopter.

Le Flamboyant

Le Flamboyant

Titled as one of the most unique restaurants in Mauritius due to its exquisite design, and an extensive dining area that overlooks an indoor pool, and the azure lagoon area. Talking about the food, this restaurant is known for its French, and Mauritian delicacies topped with a secret innovation by the chef which brings out a delectable final product on the plate.

Chamarel Seven Colored Earth Geopark

Chamarel Seven Colored Earth Geopark

This attraction has gained popularity over time because of the fact that it comprises of sand of seven different colors which is most definitely going to leave you perplexed and shocked at the same time. The colors are not very prominent because of the tropical climate of Mauritius but if you mix the colored earth, you will be able to see a remarkable difference.

Sands Beach Bar

Sands Beach Bar

The spot for a sundowner – genuine beach life "feet in the sand" and the best view over the lagoon with the best selection of beach drinks. (Food on request served from STARS Restaurant).

Day 4 Highlights


Champ de Mars

Champ de Mars


Meant for all horse-racing lovers! Taking place every Saturday, horse racing here draws the attention of numerous locals as well as travelers. From Crown Lodge, you can enjoy the perfect view of racing and other activities. It is better to buy an all-inclusive package which comprises an open bar and delicious meals. Besides this, you can also get to meet trainers as well as horse owners.

Port Louis Central Market

Port Louis Central Market

The streets of Port Louis are filled with shops selling a wide variety of products. You can find fresh fruits and vegetables, local handcrafts, street food, and more.
Recommend trying out a few local snacks such as shall puri and alouda!

Le Fangourin

Le Fangourin

The restaurant belonging to the interactive museum L’Aventure du Sucre is a surprisingly good find in an area where there is a dearth of eateries. It specialises in Mauritian fusion cuisine with a modern twist - think red snapper curry with coconut milk and traditional garnishes or lamb tajine with breadfruit medallions flavoured with cardamon.

Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Garden

Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Garden

Also called as the Pamplemousses Botanical Garden, is a popular tourist places in Mauritius, near Port Louis. This oldest botanical garden of the southern hemisphere was constructed by Pierre Poivre in 1770. Best known for Large pond of giant water lilies.

La Clef Des Champs Restaurant

La Clef Des Champs Restaurant

Over the past two decades, La Clef des Champs has established itself as a landmark in the island’s gastronomic landscape. Specialty: giant shrimp with Jacqueline signature Creole sauce, Mousseline of Taro dish

Day 5 Highlights


Archery Shanti Maurice

Archery Shanti Maurice

Discover the Art of the traditional “sport of kings” and improve your accuracy on the range. Bring out your competitive nature with the help of a personal trainer for useful tips and techniques to point tip-straight at the bull’s eye.

Acquacasia at Shanti Maurice

Aquacasia at Shanti Maurice

An extensive collection of a simple yet extraordinary collection of recipes from the Indian Ocean

Big Foot Quad Biking

Big Foot Quad Biking

Ride a quad bike along the steep cliffs of the southern coast past the scenic ‘Cascade Mamsel’ to ‘Gris Gris’ and ‘La
Roche qui Pleure’ (Crying Rock) - Head on through endless sugarcane fields past small villages, Hindu temple to the stunning ‘Rochester Falls’ - Drive along rivers and into the hills to the stunning ‘Leon’ waterfall - Swim in the clear water
under the falls.

WAPALAPAM Island Eatery

WAPALAPAM Island Eatery

Wapalapam is the perfect place to lose track of time whilst sipping and savouring fine drinks from around the world and an unforgettable Indian ocean influenced menu which presents aromatic dishes that embrace the raw, heart-felt flavour of the islands.

Day 6 Highlights


Turquoise Catamaran Cruise

Turquoise Catamaran Cruise

Sail within the impressive scenery of the eastern lagoon with the imposing mountain ranges on the landside and clear turquoise waters (up to 5 km wide), fringed by the white waves of the protective reef –snorkel in the clear and tranquil waters – see the ‘Grand River South East’ Waterfall.

Ayurveda Wellness Cuisine

Ayurveda Wellness Cuisine

Ayurveda is the art of natural healing, health and rejuvenation. Practiced for more than 5,000 years, it is one of the World’s oldest holistic healing systems.
No refined grains are used and food is sweetened with natural sugars such as dates, honey or coconut nectar.

Day 6 Highlights


Feet in the Sand & Fish Market

Feet in the Sand & Fish Market

Enjoy an ultimate feet-in-the-sand dining experience under the stars serenaded by the soothing waves of the lagoon. Taste a myriad of seafood options for your lunch at the Fish Market and an unforgettable dinner experience on the beach at the BBQ Grill Buffet or the special beach dinner menus on selected days.

Le Morne Bribant Mountain

Le Morne Bribant Mountain

An impressive 3.5 kms hiking trail that is a symbol of Mauritius' freedom. It's on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2008 and was officially reopened to the public in 2016.

Le Château de Bel Ombre

It is a beautifully restored colonial mansion dating back to the 1800s, with an authentic stone water fountain, beautiful Banyan tree and a spiral staircase set among the verdant hills and sugar fields of Domaine de Bel Ombre in the unspoiled southwest, the source of 90 per cent of the ingredients used in the kitchen. It serves à la carte fusion food - think wild boar braised with red wine sauce and taro root - and authentic island dishes. Opt for a table on the terrace on a clear starry night.