What is the cost of living in Mauritius

Travel budget in Mauritius

Mauritius: calculate your travel budget

Mauritius: sample budgets depending on the type of traveler

For this example budget, a holiday of 2 weeks in Mauritius for 2 people was taken into account.

Small budget
(Backpacker)

Everyday budget:

  • 41 € for 2 people
  • 6.4 € per person
  • 2.8 € per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

833 €*(40936 MUR)

Medium budget
(Traveller)

Everyday budget:

  • 85 € for 2 pers.
  • 15 € per person
  • 14 € per person
  • 6.1 € per person

Total budget:

2143 €*(105336 MUR)

Bigger budget
(Tourist)

Everyday budget:

  • 172 € for 2 pers.
  • € 26 per person
  • 33 € per person
  • 13 € per person

Total budget:

4384 €*(215488 MUR)

* Estimated budget for 2 people within 2 weeks. It is a national average (the budget may vary depending on the region or city visited).


Cost of living in Mauritius in 2021

Cost of living: Mauritius VS Germany

Average cost of living in Mauritius is in 2021 20% lower than in Germany.

In the graphic below you will find the percentage breakdown of prices Germany in the year in Germany compared to the prices in Mauritius depending on the type of expenditure:

Cost of living in Mauritius depending on the city

The table below shows the different cost of living in different cities in Mauritius compared to the national average.

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Local prices in Mauritius depending on the type of expenditure

Mauritius: restaurant budget

On average, this is budget for restaurant dining in Mauritius 42% cheaper compared to Germany.

Having lunch


49% less than in Germany Average price in Germany: € 10

3 course dinner


39% less than in Germany Average price in Germany: 25 €

McDo menu


49% less than in Germany Average price in Germany: € 8

Local beer


56% less than in Germany Average price in Germany: 3.5 €

Foreign beer


12% more than in Germany Average price in Germany: 1.4 €

cappuccino


28% less than in Germany Average price in Germany: 2.8 €

soda


61% less than in Germany Average price in Germany: 2.4 €

bottle of water


69% less than in Germany Average price in Germany: € 2

Mauritius: budget for hotels and accommodations

Average budget for hotels and accommodations in Mauritius 25% more expensive compared to Germany.

1 star hotel


9% less than in Germany Average price in Germany: 74 €

2 star hotel


33% less than in Germany Average price in Germany: € 77

3 star hotel


26% more than in Germany Average price in Germany: 95 €

4 star hotel


92% more than in Germany Average price in Germany: € 117

5 star hotel


99% more than in Germany Average price in Germany: 205 €

Room with kitchen


21% more than in Germany Average price in Germany: € 129

Hotel with swimming pool


52% more than in Germany Average price in Germany: 137 €

Country house or guest house


23% less than in Germany Average price in Germany: 114 €

family room


1% more than in Germany Average price in Germany: 193 €

Mauritius: budget for groceries in the supermarket

On average is food prices in supermarkets in Mauritius 19% cheaper compared to Germany.

milk


2% more than in Germany Average price in Germany: 0.9 €

loaf


62% less than in Germany Average price in Germany: 1.3 €

rice


23% less than in Germany Average price in Germany: € 2

Eggs


30% less than in Germany Average price in Germany: 2.3 €

chicken


37% less than in Germany Average price in Germany: 7.1 €

Apples


22% less than in Germany Average price in Germany: 2.4 €

tomatoes


6% less than in Germany Average price in Germany: 2.5 €

Potatoes


31% less than in Germany Average price in Germany: 1.3 €

bottle of water


43% more than in Germany Average price in Germany: 0.4 €

Mauritius: Budget for Public and Individual Movement

On average is cost of transportation in Mauritius 15% cheaper compared to Germany.

Bus ticket


75% less than in Germany Average price in Germany: 2.8 €

Taxi (per km)


2% more than in Germany Average price in Germany: € 2

fuel


31% less than in Germany Average price in Germany: 1.4 €

Taxi (use)


20% less than in Germany Average price in Germany: 3.5 €

Car rental


48% more than in Germany Average price in Germany: 25 €

Mauritius: Leisure Budget

Average budget for leisure activities in Mauritius 44% cheaper compared to Germany.

movie theater


44% less than in Germany Average price in Germany: € 11

tennis


43% less than in Germany Average price in Germany: € 20

Mauritius: budget for clothes and cigarette prices

On average, this is the shopping budget in Mauritius 27% cheaper compared to Germany.

Cigarettes


32% less than in Germany Average price in Germany: € 7

Levi's jeans


44% less than in Germany Average price in Germany: € 76

summer-dress


4% less than in Germany Average price in Germany: 36 €

Budget for the flight

Frankfurt → Port Louis

Zurich → Port Louis

Vienna → Port Louis

Munich → Port Louis

Berlin → Port Louis

Dusseldorf → Port Louis



Regarding these data on the cost of living in Mauritius

The data on the cost of living in Mauritius shown on this page comes from several sources, in particular: Numbeo, Easyvoyage and Hotels.com.

The data regarding the cost of living in Mauritius were updated on 10-05-2021.