In Rodrigues island, Mauritius food is fresh, local and authentic. The island is rich, verdant and green and nestles within a lagoon coloured every shade of turquoise. The people of Rodrigues work hard to cultivate their food. They fish the lagoon, rear their own livestock and work the land. Recipes are cherished and passed down through the generations. Through the island’s food we met its people, learned its history and celebrated their traditions. It wasn’t long before we discovered that food in Rodrigues is so much more than just eating.
Rodrigues Island, aka Ile Rodrigues, is recommended as one of the top places to visit in Mauritius for a day or two. But there are so many things to do you’d easily fill a week and then need time to chill and recover from all the adventure, foodie encounters and activities.
Rodrigues Island, Mauritius has something to suit every kind of traveller. The perfect blend of adventure, activities and relaxation; from adrenaline fuelled ziplines to scuba diving and local foodie encounters to wildlife and secluded islands. You’ve read about my first impressions of Rodrigues. Here are some more reasons why Rodrigues has so much more to offer than perfect beaches and sunshine and why you should allow at least a week for your trip to this beautiful Indian Ocean island.
Have you heard of Rodrigues Island? I hadn’t until my recent visit when I was absolutely blown away by its endless beauty, the friendliness of the people and its authenticity. Rodrigues is one the most remarkable places I’ve visited. Every day brought a new wonder, a surprise, an incredible encounter. Let me introduce you to the beautiful Indian Ocean island that you’ve probably never heard of. Reader, meet Rodrigues.