Destination guide

Head to the historic city of Port Louis

Come and experience Port Louis and its monuments, history and culture. This city's island views, museums and shopping draw many visitors. Take in top local attractions like Immigration Depot and Caudan Waterfront. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Port Louis

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Port Louis a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mauritius Aquarium (7.4 mi / 12 km)
  • The Chateau de Labourdonnais Orchards (9.7 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Casela Nature and Leisure Park (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Blue Water Diving Center (11.5 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Tamarina Golf Club (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Le Val Nature Park (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Port Louis

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Port Louis. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Pamplemousses Botanical Garden (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Trou aux Biches Beach (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Grand Bay Beach (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Flic-en-Flac Beach (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Tamarind Falls (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Ganga Talao (17.5 mi / 28.2 km)
Transport

Transportation options to and around Port Louis

Fly into Mahebourg (MRU-Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Intl.), the closest airport, located 21.8 mi (35 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Port Louis?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 475 vacation rentals near Port Louis. From 73 Houses to 13 Bungalows, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Port Louis for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Port Louis?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Port Louis. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Mauritius Postal Museum: 1,107 vacation rentals
  • Caudan Waterfront Casino: 1,100 vacation rentals
  • Tamil Temple: 1,096 vacation rentals
  • Immigration Depot (Aapravasi Ghat): 1,109 vacation rentals
  • Port Louis Market: 1,107 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Port Louis! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Port Louis?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Port Louis:

  • Flic en Flac: 432 rentals
  • Grand Baie: 631 rentals
  • Trou d'Eau Douce: 117 rentals
  • Tamarin: 415 rentals
  • Trou-aux-Biches: 614 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Port Louis?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Port Louis. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Mauritius Postal Museum: 1,107 rentals
  • Caudan Waterfront Casino: 1,100 rentals
  • Tamil Temple: 1,096 rentals
  • Immigration Depot (Aapravasi Ghat): 1,109 rentals
  • Port Louis Market: 1,107 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Port Louis listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.