About Port louis


Let's have a look around into background of Port louis
  • Country: Mauritius
  • Latitude: -20.1619444
  • Longitude: 57.4988889
  • Time zone: Indian/Mauritius
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT +4 hours

Weather in Port louis

  • Climate: hot semi-arid climate
  • Best Time to Visit: May to December 

Location

Port Louis is the capital city of Mauritius, located in the Port Louis District, the western part also lies in the Black River District. Port Louis is the country's economic, cultural, political centre and most populous city. It is administered by the Municipal City Council of Port Louis. According to the 2012 census conducted by Statistics Mauritius.

Distance from Port louis center to Airport

Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport

Driving Distance: 29 miles / 47 km

Driving Time: 43 minutes

Languages: French followed by English

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport
  • Road: Bus: Mauritius Bus Transport

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 5% – 10 % of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: 100 - 200 rupees
  • Housekeeper: 100 - 200 rupees
  • Concierge: Between 100 - 200 rupees

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: 100 - 200 rupees

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Pailles,
  • Le Hochet,
  • Baie du Tombeau

Emergency Contact Numbers in Port louis city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 112
  • Airport: Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport (+230 603 6000)
  • Hospital:  Clinique Du Nord (+230 247 2532)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in port louis.

  • The Crown Lodge
  • Flic en Flac Coast
  • Le Caudan Waterfront

Tourist Attractions

  • Boat Tours
  • Pere Laval's Shrine
  • Company Garden

Theatre & Concerts

  • Port Louis Theatre
  • The Majestic Cinema
  • Star Cinema

Visit Top Restaurants in Port louis

  • The Courtyard
  • Brasserie Chic
  • La Faya

Top Shopping Centers in Port louis

  • Riche Terre Mall
  • Port Louis Waterfront
  • Central Market

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Blue Penny Museum
  • Mauritius Glass Gallery Ltd
  • Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Garden

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Potatoes  - The Courtyard
  • Juice - Brasserie Chic
  • Pizza - La Faya

Sports Club

  • Garage Polo - Polo
  • Mini Golf Citadel - Golf
  • E.S.S.O.R Entente Sportive Sud D'Outre Rade - Football

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: 50.00 Rs 
  • Taxi:   100.00 Rs    
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): 14,000.00 Rs       
  • Cheap meal: 200.00 Rs    
  • Gasoline: 44.67 Rs
  • 3 course meal: 1,014.83 Rs
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