A Sundowner Cocktail is the national drink of Mauritius. The name came about as it was usual drunk while watching the sunset. The sundowner is basically a moment of relaxation, which will usually takes place at sundown and is accompanied by a drink of your choice. Traditionally, the drink that is considered to be the best to enjoy the beauty of a Mauritius sunset is a rum based cocktail. Originally limited to holidays and weekends, you can spot this tradition happening on any day of the week.
How about enjoying Sundown with a Dark and Stormy, Pina Colada, Daiquiri, Mai, Tai, Cubra Libra or a Mojito as the sundowner of your choice.
There are several local Rums to go in your cocktails. A few to try are:
- Gold of Mauritius Dark Rum.
- Green Island Superior Light Rum…
- Chamarel Exotic Spices.
- Pink Pigeon Original.
- Mauritius Dodo Gold Rum.
- St Aubin Rhum Agricole Vanilla.
- Green Island Spiced Gold Rum.
- Bougainville Vanilla Rum.
A great way to extend the afternoon at the beach and watch the dusk fall, after all Mauritian sunsets are quite spectacular.