A run-down of holidaying in Mauritius, my tips, pros and cons

I usually share a photo-diary of places I have visited across our little old globe but this time I wanted to do something similar but with a touch more info and depth.
I hope by now you’re not sick of me mentioning my time in Mauritius, I basically got very over-excited while we were there and begged Jason to shoot lots of different outfits for me and now I feel like we should be over it – but hey ho!
We enjoyed our relaxing time on the island and I have popped a few of my thoughts above, I also wanted to add that we witnessed the most beautiful sunsets along the west coast of the island and if you were thinking of visiting, I believe the nicest hotels are mostly on the west and north-east sides – We took a trip to Grand Baie, a popular town in the north but we weren’t terribly impressed with what it had to offer and didn’t really understand the hype.
That said, overall it was perfect for what we wanted in terms of scenery, atmosphere and a sense of calm. We wanted to do so many more things while we were there so if you do go, do book in for trips at the beginning so you definitely end up going!
The weather was a little hit and miss while we were there because we mistook their summer for being perfect weather when in fact it was their rainiest season of the year – So I would recommend missing out Jan & Feb if you can as some days we weren’t sure what to do with ourselves due to the cloud & rain.
Overall, a beautiful green luscious land, very accommodating and friendly people, amazing food and the perfect place to go if you want to just zone-out for a bit.
Hope this was helpful if you have been thinking of travelling there,
Sammi x


54 responses to “MAURITIUS”

  1. Anonymous says:

    really inspired by your videos and blogs. i love the effort you put in making everything and how it turns out to be is actually really cool! congrats on you and jason really happy for you guys. sending you all the love from Egypt<3

  2. Rianne says:

    This post was really nice to look at and read if that makes sense. Never considered holidaying in mauritud but it looks beautiful… Also love jasons videos of you vacay x

  3. Ooooh! I would love to go on the safari and see the waterfall. x

  4. Great post Sammi!

  5. Lisa Santos says:

    It i really a lovely place! Hope you one day travel somewhere similar πŸ˜€ I am in need of some sun and relaxing times!

  6. All of the photos are so beautiful! Love your tattoos, they're just pure art!

    Rosie's Life

  7. NIKY J says:

    Loved this blog post! Place sounds amazing and the way you have displayed the content is so appealing πŸ™‚

  8. Julia says:

    This post is super useful! I love when bloggers share tips they learned during their trip instead of just reviewing their hotel (because how big are the chances that readers will book the same?). I love that you've kept it clear and simple, but yet you share good things to know about Mauritius! That's a pity for the weather you had though, I hate humidity so I'd be so frustrated about it! πŸ˜›

    Julia x
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  9. Ceannrs says:

    You've absolutely sold Mauritius – not that it needed much selling to me, and such a perfect way of sharing some tips without over doing it – loved it!

    Ceann / From Brighton and beyond

  10. Josie says:

    It's a shame the weather wasn't all that but I'm glad you got some sunny days! It looked like an amazing place and massive congrats to you both by the way – I definitely shed a tear or two haha x

    Josie | Sick Chick Chic

  11. alice bea says:

    You look so amazing the place looks so beautiful!

  12. Zodie Styles says:

    WOW I love your pics they are stunning!! and you tattoos look amazing πŸ™‚ I want a full sleeve too x I watched your video in Mauritius, You lot have amazing holidays and congratulations on your engagement!

  13. BEAUTIFUL photos Sammi! You look so so amazing!
    Brigitte x |

  14. Misha says:

    Both you and this location are absolutely gorgeous!! And your tattoos are goals *heart eyes emoji*

    Flower Crowns and Fairytales

  15. sammi i'm in love with all your photos from mauritius, you look stunning in all of them!

    love katy @ THE RAWRDROBE x

  16. By Safia says:

    Amazing photos!!

  17. Anonymous says:

    I Love these holiday posts! defo on list of places to visit now.
    OH and congratulations on your engagement πŸ™‚

  18. Ciara says:

    Gorgeous photos and blog! I'm having major Wanderlust right now

  19. Sofia B says:

    I've never been but I would love to go! Definitely a great post, and I'll be taking inspiration from the style of it for a post about my upcoming trip to South Africa!

    LIVING IN PLAID – Personal Style Blog from Brussels

  20. Gemma says:

    Such beautiful photos Sammi! Mauritius looks stunning, my dad always says it's the most beautiful place he went to when he was in the Navy. I can't wait to go there one day for a relaxing holiday!

    Gemma x
    The British Feather – A Travel & Lifestyle Blog

  21. Anonymous says:

    You are such an inspiration!
    You look amazing and you guys are so lucky to have escaped some of the bad weather!

    Kisses from rainy France xx

  22. I'm loving these kinds of posts, I don't think I could ever see too many tropical island photos.

  23. Viviene Kok says:

    How can we be sick?!! Love all of the pictures and we really do appreciate jason's photography. By the way, your tips are on point. Those who doesn't live in a tropical country wouldnt understand the heat and sometimes when humidity kicks in, even denim shorts are too much x

    Real Life Nerd

  24. JVA says:

    Love this post! Those are excellent tips. Thanks for sharing x

  25. Aww man I desperately need a sunny holiday! Your pictures are so beautiful.


  26. Maruritus sounds amazing! I'd love to visit there one day. The photos looks beautiful Sammi

    DeeDee Louise

  27. Sophie Bunce says:

    Love your posts!

  28. Lauren says:

    What sort of camera do you shoot with? If it's a DSLR, how do you tote it around with you? I've been trying to find a comfy way to bring mine with me but it's so big and heavy!

  29. FloHennessy says:

    you look amazing! that bikini is such a nice colour! this post definitely makes me want to book a hot holiday!

  30. Sheila Joy says:

    Your photos from your trip are so gorgeous I don't think I could get tired of more posts!

  31. You look lovely Sammantha! These are stunning photos I love your tips I def. agree on vacation I def. don't enjoy wearing a lot of makeup either πŸ™‚

  32. Brianna Popp says:

    You are so gorgeous Sam! Honestly, love everything you do <3

  33. Ciara Rose says:

    Love reading through your travel posts.. and your pictures are lovely as usual! Mauritius is definitely on my list of places to visit xx

    Ciara Rose |

  34. I'm from Mauritius and I really enjoyed going through your posts. Made me wonder why I live in London! Great tips too. Though rather than rotis, it's dhollpuris I'd recommend people to try. I'm glad you had a wonderful time on my little island ^_^

  35. Beautiful photographs darling, definitely can't wait for my holidays this year after seeing your travel diary. Mauritius is on my list of places to visit – it certainly looks beautiful…I mean that beach (paradise)

    Elizabeth xo

  36. You look amazing in these pics! Also so jealous of your holiday.

  37. fzillion says:

    Should i wear this on my wedding night???…?
    night out dresses

  38. all your pics from Mauritius look incredible i want to go so bad!!

    Robyn xx

  39. Emma says:

    I really love travel posts and this did not disappoint! I'm already daydreaming about going to Mauritius – it has always been one of the places I'd love to go for my honeymoon! Keep doing what you are doing, your work is so aesthetically pleasing and I feel like when I watch your YouTube, I'm sitting with a friend having a chat! Big fan πŸ™‚
    Emma xx

  40. Hale Saaw says:

    You look gorgeous and I love those shorts!
    Aleeha xXx

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  42. Ashna says:

    Hope you had a lovely time in Mauritius, my island.
    Too bad you came in rainy season, the perfect time to visit is from September to January.
    Yeah the nightlife over here isn’t that good but I’m sure you’ve loved the beaches πŸ™‚

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