Bursting with culture, charm and picturesque scenery, Mauritius has everything to accommodate tourists from all over the world. While it is mainly famous for its luxurious and internationally reputed hotels, Mauritius can also cater to travellers who are on a tight budget. Indeed, the island has plenty of cheaper options. Check out some our round-up of cheap accommodations in Mauritius below!
Extremely budget-friendly and comfortable, the Tyvabro Guesthouse is about 7km from the airport. It is quite close to Blue Bay, one of Mauritius’ most scenic beaches. The guesthouse is also close to Mahebourg, a fisherman village where you can buy fresh seafood. This village is also excellent for shopping for souvenirs and other types of local delicacies. Tyvabro Guesthouse is within walking distance to all the major public amenities such as the famous Mahebourg waterfront, bus terminal, shops, banks, markets and restaurants. With a family atmosphere, the guesthouse offers fully-equipped rooms with a private bathroom, electronic safe, air conditioning systems other facilities to make your stay comfortable. There are common areas such as living room and kitchen. Breakfast is served on a balcony that overlooks a river. The guest house can also arrange airport transfers and provides a luggage room to store your suitcases.
Le Bamboo Guesthouse is ideal for tourists travelling alone, or backpackers. This guesthouse features well-equipped and airy rooms that come with free Wifi, personal safe, DVD, TV, private bathroom and air-conditioning. You can also rent canoes, kayaks or free bicycles to explore Mauritius. There is also a living room with home cinema, dining facilities and a kitchen with all the utensils and equipment.
At this guesthouse, you will enjoy a typically Mauritian convivial atmosphere. The hosts can help you book special packages such as excursions around the island, fishing parties as well as visits to the islets around Mauritius such as Ile aux Cerfs, Ile de la Passe, Ile aux Aigrettes and Ile aux Phares.
3. Monalysa Bungalow
Located in Grand Bay, the tourist hub of Mauritius, Monalysa Bungalows is one of the most charming hostels on the island. You will be able to enjoy all the amenities available in this tourist village, such as shopping for clothes, souvenirs or local delicacies. Monalysa Bungalows can also arrange for different types of marine or land excursions at a very low price. This hostel additionally provides airport transfer and car or bicycle rentals.
Sprawling across the scenic North-Western coast of Mauritius, the Cocotiers Seaside Boutik Hotel is known for its vibrant and friendly atmosphere. One of the best budget accommodations in Mauritius, this hotel costs around $59 per night. The rooms are airy and spacious, most of them overlooking the ocean. The Cocotiers is located at Baie du Tombeau, which is only a short drive from the capital of Port Louis or the shopping hub of Grand Baie.
To ensure that you derive the most from your holiday at no extra cost, you can even opt for the all-inclusive package which covers breakfast, lunch, afternoon snacks as well as dinner. At the Cocotiers, you’ll be able to enjoy various types of water and land activities such as snorkeling, glass bottom boats, swimming pools, dart board and beach volley.
With rooms starting at $80 per night, La Palmeraie Hotel is among the best budget accommodation in Mauritius. This hotel offers three different types of rooms: Superior, Deluxe Beachfronts and Junior suites. Facing the beautiful Indian Ocean, La Palmeraie Hotel even includes a spa on its premises, in spite of its affordable prices. Four restaurants can be found on the grounds, enabling you to choose from an extensive number of dishes. Recreational activities include water ski, sailing dinghy, windsurfing, sailing courses and Tubes rides, among others.
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