Top Places to Enjoy Nightlife in Mauritius
The north and west coast of Mauritius is where most of the night scene takes place – more specifically in Grand Baie and Flic en Flac. Bars, Clubs and Lounges of all concepts and themes can be found- some inspired by the beach, or pop culture and others by ultra-modern designs.
In Grand Baie, there is a large choice of clubs and pubs, many located near each other and within walking distance. You might find it worthwhile to move from one club to another within the same night.
Flic en Flac on the other hand, may not have as many venues as Grand Baie, but that number is growing. You will find that the bars and clubs in the region are home to many South Africans.
Some of the best and most recommended Bars, Clubs and Pubs are:
OMG opened its doors in 2013 and has proven to be a one of the most popular clubs in Mauritius. Located in the coastal region of Grand Baie, the club often hosts a number of international DJs and themed nights. The club plays music of all genres, electro-pop being the most favourite.
Les Enfants Terribles Club
At Pointe aux Canonniers, Grand Baie, Les Enfants Terribles Club is known as an exclusive venue for the local upper class and often hosts private events. When not reserved for exclusive events, the club is a great place for a mix of music including dance, hop-hop and classic hits, along with a vibrant crowd.
The Beach House
Along the coast of Grand Baie is a beachfront pub owned by the former South African rugby player, Kabous van der Westhuisen. This is the perfect place to spend the evening if you’re looking for burgers, drinks, music and an impressive sunset view. The Beach House is especially popular with tourists and expats.
Banana Beach Club
The Banana Beach Club is by far one of the most popular venues in Mauritius when it comes to nightlife. Located across the beach in Grand Baie, this restaurant-club offers not only a great grill menu and exotic drinks, but is also a great place to meet the locals and discover local bands in a laid-back atmosphere.
In the west-coast village of Flic en Flac, another major tourist region in Mauritius; a favourite among locals and visitors alike is the Kenzi Bar. A relaxed, rustic shack with a casual vibe and lantern-decorated garden, the Kenzi Bar is a great place to see live,local music and enjoy a mojito or two.
Located in Tamarin Bay, Big Willy’s is a restaurant, pub, live music venue and sports bar. Big Willy’s outdoor setting and casual atmosphere makes it one of the most tourist-friendly spots. In the evenings expect karaoke nights, DJ sets, local bands and live sport games on the big screen.
Backstage- Hennessy Park Hotel
In the heart of Ebene is the Backstage Lounge Bar at Hennessy Park Hotel. If you’re in the city and can’t head out to the coast, then set out to the Backstage. This trendy lounge bar is popular for those seeking some downtime after a long day’s work. The lounge also promotes creative talent with shows including art, music and fashion.