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Fun things to do this weekend in Mauritius: 26-29 January

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Sneak peek at all the fun things to do this weekend in Mauritius!

Our island is filled with many exciting activities. From nice bars, hotels, and markets, to all the things to do in January. Welcome the year of Rabbit by visiting some Chinese Markets and enjoying reunion dinners at some of the best Chinese Restaurants.  Visit artisans market at Les Allés and buy yourself a sexy white dress for a sundowner party at Tamarina Golf and Boutique hotel. Read on to find out how else you can make the most of this weekend in Mauritius.

Things to do this weekend in Mauritius: 

1. Chinese New Year Celebrations 

If you are looking for ideas to celebrate this Lunar new year with your family and you live on the West Coast of Mauritius then you can visit the ‘Spring Festival’ event organised by Ruisseau Creole on Saturday 28th Jan from 16:00- 21:30. They have planned a super fun itinerary like Lion and Dragon dance, Drum-show and Firecrackers, Chinese dance and Calligraphy, Martial arts, Chinese food and many more. If you are craving Chinese food then you must visit the ‘Chinese Market’ at So’Flo in Central Mauritius on  28th Jan from 09:00 to 21:00. It’s a whole day event filled with Local artisans’ market, Chinese delicacies, and many more. The Northerners, if you missed last weekend’s Chinese Market, then fret not as La Croisette at Grand Baie has planned the Chinese New Year Market on 28th Jan from 13:30 to 19:30 with fun activities like Chine Tea Tasting, Lion and Dragon Dance, Wushu, Mahjong and etc. Coeur de Ville Flacq, East Coast of Mauritius, has planned an exciting lineup of activities on 29th Jan from 10:00 to 12:00 like Lion Dance, Calligraphy, Paper Cutting Expo, Tea Tasting, Tables Mahjong, Singers & Dancers, Tea Tasting, Reading Astrology, Erhu Player and etc. 

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2. Live Music Performances

This rainy and gloomy weather for the past few days in Mauritius calls for a nice indoor chilled-out evening session with nice music, beverages, and appetisers. If this attracts you then you can visit Le Suffren Hotel and Marina at Port Louis to enjoy chilled-out live music by Jason Lily and DJ François Li at Pink Socks with some nice beverages and delicious bites on 27th Jan from 17:00 to 24:00. Hennessy Park Hotel has organised a nice Live Music Performance by Danny Drack and DJ Nick Williams at Backstage on 27th Jan from 18:00 to 01:00. Don’t forget to treat yourself with amazing drinks and food. For  Reservation: backstage@hennessyhotel.com 𝑜𝑟 call on +230 403 7200

Photo Credit: Le Suffren Hotel & Marina
Photo Credit: Hennessy Park Hotel
3. Authentic Thai Cooking Class

Who doesn’t love a good Pad Thai, spicy Tom Yum Soup, or Green Curry? And, you can enjoy all of these amazing recipes in the comfort of your own home. The key to cooking any Thai dish lies in perfectly balancing the five key flavors – sour, bitter, salty, sweet, and spicy, which takes skills to master. If being a cooking expert in Thai cuisine is on your bucket list, then you should definitely sign up for an Authentic Thai Cooking Class with Thai Dodo. This cooking class will be taken by chef Luxika from Thailand on 28th Jan at 10:30. There is a limited slot of only 4 pax for Rs3000 per session (includes: ingredients and a dish to go home), so Book your class by calling +230 5929 2928, situated at 22, Rue de Rosnay, Mauritius. 

Photo Credit: Thai Dodo
4. Live Visual Musical Orchestra

If you enjoy Orchestra or Jazz Music genre then you will find this one very interesting. Caudan Arts Centre has organised a spectacular visual musical ‘Sea of Love’ by Swiss-French pianist and composer, Francois Lindemann on 28th Jan from 19:30 to 21:30. ‘Sea of Love’ is a show encompassing different art forms. Songs about the sea and fishing orchestrated by Francois Lindemann, who will be, accompanied by some of the finest jazz musicians Mauritius has to offer, namely, Philippe Thomas, Samuel Laval, Christophe Bertin, Kersley Pytambar, and many others. Dancer Samuel Joseph will also offer a contemporary dance performance based on the same themes. All of this will be pulled together through narration by Jean-Jacques Arjoon. If you are interested then you can buy your tickets online, for VIP- Rs1,200, Premier- Rs800, and Seconde- Rs600. 

Photo Credit: Caudan Arts Centre
5. Latino Dance Event

Enjoy a fun evening grooving into Latino music and dance forms at Veranda Tamarin Hotel, Crazy Fish Bar on 29th Jan starting from 18:00 to 23:00. Bailando Latino, a famous Latino Dance school in Mauritius is organizing the ‘Domingo Latino a la Playa’ event. Wear the most colorful and most floral attire that you own as this is the ‘dress code’ for the event and get into the feels of Latin America on our island swaying your body and experiencing the passionate dance forms of Salsa, Bachata, and Kizomba. Confirm your participation www.dance-in-Mauritius.com or call +230 5496 2022.

Photo Credit: Veranda Tamarin Hotel
6. Artisan Markets 

What’s better than a 1-day Artisan & Craft Market?? Well of course 3 days of Artisans Market!  Les Allées Market is starting from 27th Jan to 29th Jan, at Les Allées shopping mall.  Many local artisans and exhibitors are coming to present their creative works. There will be food stalls for local delicacies to amplify your shopping experience. Doors will be open from 27th and 28th Jan (09:30-18:00) and 29th Jan (09:30-13:00). 

Photo Credit: Les Allées
7. Sundowner Party

The infamous WAVES by Tamarina is back on the 28th of January starting from 13:00 to 23:00. The sundowner party is well-recognised and loved among locals and expats. This event is organised by Tamarina Golf and Spa Boutique Hotel that takes place every last weekend of the month. They come up with interesting themes every time for eg; this time there’s a dress code where all the participants should wear white attire. The USP of this event is a great location, beach access, a super cool pool, great music, and delicious cocktails. If you are in Black River region then you should definitely participate.  For reservations Call or WhatsApp  on 5747 7722 or email on prateebhag@tamarina.mu. Tickets- Rs700. 

Photo Credit: Tamarina Golf & Spa Boutique Hotel
8. Beach Club Full Day Pass

The MIDI MINUIT event organized by C Beach Club at Domaine de Bel Ombre, Mauritius on the 28th Jan is filled with a full day of many fun and exciting activities. It’s a perfect place to go with friends during the weekend and enjoy all the special deals they have to offer. It’s more than just a simple party. With just Rs1,400 per person entry fee, you can access a lot of exciting deals like a free welcome cocktail, Music all day long, discounted beer prices, special deals on food, Beach boxing, Speedminton, and many more. Grab your tickets fast: welcome@cbeachclub.mu or call +230 605 5400. Also check out our article about the best beach clubs in Mauritius for more of this kind of experience!

Photo Credit: C Beach Club
9. Music and Wine

Are you a Wine connoisseur? And also, a Music lover? Then, you might want to know about this event.  Constance Hotels & ResortsConstance Belle Mare Plage and Constance Prince Maurice are organising a week of musical wine-pairing experience starting from 29th Jan – 04th Feb (11:00 -24:00). It’s their 4th gathering of winemakers and musicians. You will find Winegrowers from Rhône Valley, Burgundy and Corsica, and Musicians like Soul of the Sun, DJ Lp, Michel Amsellem and many more. Discover the programme and book your table here- https://bit.ly/3D2SttL. Ticket- Rs3,300 on 29th Jan and prices may vary for other days. 



Photo Credit: Constance Hotels & Resorts
10. Open Air Cinema

Ciné sous les Étoiles  has organised a special screening of all time favourite Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003) movie at Ebène Recreational Park on 28th Jan starting at 19:30 on a super giant screen. Enjoy a unique open-air cinema experience with your friends or family. It’s definitely worth an experience. Book your tickets here with a Standard Ticket price-Rs190 and VIP Rs390. 

11. Hike to Piton Savanne

Nature Warriors Mauritius have organised a special relaxing ‘Walk in Nature’ to Piton Savanne on 29th Jan at 7am. This not an intense hike so it’s for those who like brisk walking in nature or nature lovers. You will enjoy a relaxing walk through the Alexandra Falls Trail which forms part of the 67.54 km2 park which is also the biggest forest in Mauritius. There is a high possibility of seeing several pink pigeons such as Paille en Queue, Kestrel and Parakeet. This walking trail will lead you to the South of the island with several viewpoints. To book your slot, a non-refundable juice payment needs to be done to 000448389207 or Watsapp/Message/Call on 58066494. Transport bus is provided with several pick up points from Port Louis to Plaine Champagne in the morning and from Plaine Champagne back to Port Louis in the afternoon. Book as soon as possible as there are limited slots available.

Also, don’t miss our article on the best walking and hiking trails in Mauritius with stunning views to explore even more of our beautiful island… there are enough hikes to keep you busy for a while 🙂 For some of them, you will have to wait for a dryer weather though as it might be very muddy and slippery. 

Photo Credit: Nature Warriors Mauritius
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