After having a healthy breakfast on the 3rd day of your Mauritius honeymoon tour you will head towards the North Island. Enjoy sightseeing in the capital city of Port Louis. The next stopover will be Place d'Armes and after exploring this place you will proceed for the action-packed Champ de Mars racecourse. Then you will visit to the fascinating Caudan Waterfront. Finally, shop for some souvenirs for your fond memories of this Mauritius honeymoon destination.
Port Louis: - It is the cosmopolitan capital city of Mauritius which was founded in 1735. The city is rich in its culture and ancient treasures that are worth visiting. The fascination of the city is in its pristine natural beauty, heritage, monuments, shopping delights, and other cherished experiences. Gaze at the Place d'Armes with its French colonial edifices.
Place d'Armes: - Considered as a jewel of the Mauritian heritage, the Place d'Armes is undoubtedly the most iconic place of the island. It stretches from the Hotel du Gouvernement up to the Port Louis Waterfront. The royal palms are lined on either side of the road leading to the attractive French Colonial building, the Government House that dates back to 1738. Also well-known by the name Sookdeo Bissoondoyal Square, Place d'Armes houses the statues of some of the great personalities who have contributed to the rich and long history of Mauritius in one way or the other. The buildings present in the region also depict the inherent history. Place d'Armes is one of the selected world-famous memorials and sites which is also a National Heritage of Mauritius.
Place d'Armes holds its position as the historic gateway for the city of Port Louis. Apart from the century-old palm trees, the statues found there, account for its global status.
Champ de Mars Racecourse: - The oldest racecourse in the Southern Hemisphere and the second oldest in the world, the Champs de Mars Racecourse was constructed under the sponsorships of the Mauritius Turf Club. It was established by Britain's Colonel Draper. Before 1810, the racecourse was a military training ground for the French troops. The racecourse has a boundary of 1,298 meters (4,258 feet), and the spectators can watch from the balcony of the stadium as well as from the private cabins. There is the statue of King Edward VII inside the racecourse. It is sculpted by sculptor Prosper d'Epinay, also there is a column known as the Malartic Tomb, which is constructed in honor of the French governor.
Caudan Waterfront: - Le Caudan Waterfront is a commercial space settled in Port Louis. The waterfront houses banking facilities, shops, cinemas, restaurants, casinos, a marina, and a five-star hotel. There are also exclusive shops that sell unique local goods such as imitation ships, Indian clothing, locally made-up jewelry or paintings from local artists. The shopping center also has a cinema hall, a bookstore, a marina, cafes and restaurants, a museum that displays two of the rare stamps in the world, a casino, and tax-free shopping places for the tourists.
Return to the hotel room after a beautiful day. Have a delicious dinner at the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel in Mauritius.