***COMPETITION NOW CLOSED*** Sipping cocktails on a white sandy beach in your killer new summer dress as the sun sets over the crystal clear Indian Ocean. Sound too good to be true? Well maybe not: In conjunction with our partners, we are offering you the chance to win a five star, 7 night stay for two to in Mauritius, worth over £3,000!

This little slice of paradise in the Indian Ocean is famed for its stunning coastline, diverse culture and breath-taking scenery. So whether you want to swim with dolphins, trek through a national park, or simply worship the sun for a week, you can do it all if you’re lucky enough to win our competition. 

If that wasn’t enough, we’ll also give you £500 to spend at so you can update your summer wardrobe. I mean, what’s the point of a luxury holiday if you can’t turn up with a case full of brand new holiday clothes so you look fabulous while enjoying your trip of a lifetime?  

For your chance to win simply comment below telling us why you deserve a break under the Mauritian sun and what is your favourite item from our gorgeous holiday clothes collection at


Terms & Conditions

  1. Entry into the draw will be deemed as acceptance of these rules and any separate instructions for entry will form part of the rules.
  2. This prize draw is open to any UK resident, aged 18 or over, who is invited to participate by Shop Direct Home Shopping Limited and answers the following question in the form of a comment under the “Win: A holiday to Mauritius and a new summer wardrobe” blog post on the blog: Why do you deserve a break under the Mauritian sun and what is your favourite item from our gorgeous holiday clothes collection at The closing date for entry is 1st September 2013.  All entries into the draw will be reviewed by the Promoter and any deemed inappropriate will be excluded from the draw.
  3. Employees of Shop Direct Group companies and anyone else involved in the operation of the draw are excluded from entering. 
  4. There is one main prize consisting of the following:

(i)        A holiday for two to Mauritius. The holiday is courtesy of and and comprises of 7 nights, half board accommodation for two adults in a double deluxe room at the Heritage Le Telfair Golf and Spa Report, Mauritius. It includes direct economy flights on Air Mauritius from London Heathrow. Departure must take place before 30th March 2014. The winner will be contacted by a who will book the holiday on their behalf. All bookings will be made in the winner’s name. Reservations are subject to availability and we cannot guarantee that your required dates are available. Reservations are not available during UK school holidays and 22nd December 2013 and 31st December 2013. The winner and accompanying adult must hold valid passports at the date of travel. A visa may be required if an EU passport is not held. Daily green fees are included. The prize does not include any other costs or expenses including but not limited to travel to and from airports, excursions, travel insurance or the cost of food and drink.

  1. £500 worth of holiday clothing from Winners will have a cash account opened which will be credited with the cash value of their prize. The Promoter reserves the right to offer an alternative prize in the event of the original prize being unavailable.  Prizes are non-negotiable, non-transferable and there is no cash alternative.
  2. The draw will be made by random selection from all valid entries within 7 days of the closing date. The winner will be notified by email within 7 days of the draw taking place.  If the winner fails to respond within 7 days of the email being sent then they will lose their right to the prize and a new winner will be drawn at random from all remaining entries.
  3. If you have a Shop Direct Group home shopping account that is in arrears at the time of the draw, you will not be eligible to win.
  4. By entering the draw, entrants agree that their details may be disclosed to anyone requesting a list of prize winners. The winner may be required to take part in any publicity relating to this promotion.
  5. Details of the winner will be available after 23rd September 2013 by sending a stamped address envelope to Very Blog Mauritius Competition, Park Lane, Netherton, Liverpool L72 1LF.
  6. Promoter: Shop Direct Home Shopping Limited, First Floor, Skyways House, Speke Road, Speke, Liverpool, L70 1AB. Registered No 4663281.


19th August 2013
Written by Very_Lauren

Posted by: Emma McFarland 19 August 2013

Me and my partner recently got engaged and would love to go away to celebrate it! Especially since we’ll be saving for the wedding from now on and won’t be able to splash out on a holiday! I love the South Cut-out Palm Print Sun Dress, such a pretty holiday dress! 🙂

Posted by: Lucy Horsfall 19 August 2013

I love this dress perfect for a warm night I deserve a break as I hurt my foot and officially the best way to rest it is on a tropical beach.

Posted by: Charlene Gorman 19 August 2013

I should win because ive only ever been on hoilday once in my life and I was 5 now 24 n need one 🙁 🙂