Holidaymakers will be amazed by the rich diversity of the Mauritian cuisine: Indian, Chinese, Creole and European in Mauritius. If you enjoy cooking, you can prepare your own food in our well equipped and hygienic kitchen. For your convenience, a full time cook can prepare your meal according to your wishes at Pingouinvillas. The terrace of the studio is the best place for those who wish to organize a barbeque contemplating the panoramic view of Blue-Bay lagoon.
Alternatively, you can choose to experience the pleasure and taste of local fare, at typical ‘table d’hote’ or in various specialized restaurants which are within 3 minutes walk from Pingouinvillas. During the day, you will have the possibility to eat the local favorite snacks which are strategically posted by the street corners. It is advisable to taste sea foods such as lobsters, shrimps, prawns, crabs, octopus and fish which are cooked from the Mauritian recipes. In addition, these fresh sea foods are sold by local fisherman at Pingouinvillas every morning.
The range and diversity of shopping places have earned Mauritius the label of Shopping Paradise. One can take home numerous souvenirs from Mauritius. You will find along the coastal road to Mahebourg numerous markets, shopping centre, specialized shops, handicraft shops, art galleries and stalls proposing high quality original products at interesting prices. Shopping at open market in Mahebourg waterfront is recommended every Monday. The very popular ship model is the most sought after and also our textile products made of high quality fabrics at attractive price. Mahebourg village offers a wide and varied range of handicraft products which will delight your folks at home. On your first day of arrival, we will accompany you to Mahebourg so that you can buy your own provision at a supermarket and make you familiar with the surrounding.