Capital and main port of Mauritius, Port Louis was founded by the French governor, Mahe de Labourdonnais, in 1735. There are two Cathedrals, a Mosque, a fine Supreme Court, some 18th century Barracks and a Natural History Museum. To see a fascinating cross - section of Mauritian life, visit the lively covered market. The Caudan and Port Louis waterfronts make shopping a pleasurable and leisurely experience.
Distance from the Hotel: 15 kilometres
Driving time: 20 minutes