Today, in spite of its industrial and commercial development, Vacoas / Phoenix can still be considered a 'garden town' given that it is the traditional supplier of vegetables and flowers.

Firms such as the Food and Allied Group of Companies, Phoenix Beverages Group, The CMT (Compagnie Mauricienne de Textile), Paper Converting Co Ltd and Gumboots Manufacturing Company are located in the town.

The President of the Republic, the Prime Minister and other important personalities are residents of the town.

The town also has major places of attractions some of which are:

1. The Special Mobile Force Complex
2. The Gymkhana Club
3. Promenade Père Laval
4. Clarisse House
5. Jumbo Shopping Centre
6. The Vacoas Fair
7. Hare Krishna Land - ISKON
8. Les Sept Cascades
9. Théatre Serge Constantin
10. Pandit Sahadeo Gymnasium
11. National Tennis Centre
12. The La Marie Treatment Plant
13. The Mauritius Glass Gallery

The following institutions are also found in the town:

1. Mauritius Meteorological Services
2. Central Water Authority
3. Industrial and Vocational Training Board
4. The Ministry of Education
5. Special Mobile force
6. Indira Gandhi Centre for Indian Culture
7. ENT Hospital
8. CNT - Head Office

The Town of Vacoas-Phoenix is twinned with the "Communes de Ste. Suzanne" of Reunion Island, the town of Antsirabé in Madagascar, and the City of Pune in India.

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