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The Hottest Influencers From the Indian Ocean

Ready to meet the hottest influencers from the Indian Ocean region? Straight from the islands of the Seychelles, Madagascar, Comoros, Mauritius, and Sri Lanka, these are the people you’ll want to follow in 2020.

Whether you’re from the British Indian Ocean Territory or live on the other side of the world, you’ll be happy to see these influencers in your Instagram feed, we promise!

Chanux Bro

social media influencer Chanux Bro holding up two Samsung Galaxy Z flip phones

Love all things tech? How about being entertained and learning new things? Then Chanux Bro is your guy. As a software engineer and digital media consultant, he's a wealth of information, sharing recommendations, tips, and tutorials on Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube. And he does it all with humor and personality, as shown by his many accolades, including "Most Popular Social Media Personality in Sri Lanka", "Most Popular YouTuber in Sri Lanka", and "No 01 Instagram Influencer for 2020 – Sri Lanka". 


Seychelles influencer Chantelle on a boat with her husband and two sons

Ever wondered what it would be like to live on a tropical island while raising kiddos? UK expat Chantelle shares what it’s like to live in Seychelles with her family, and includes lots of great info for anyone looking to visit. Her blog, Seychelles Mama, is a family and lifestyle blog with a tropical Seychelles twist and is conveniently separated into "Living in Seychelles" and "Visiting Seychelles." You can also peek in on her day-to-day adventures (and enjoy awesome photos of island life) by following her on Instagram.

Lochana Jayakodi

Social media influencer Lochana Jayakodi posing for the camera in a pink top and jeans

Based in Sri Lanka, Lochana Jayakodi is a content creator and rising influencer that shares humorous video collaborations on her popular YouTube channel, Places. You can also find her videos, daily looks, and snippets of her everyday life on her Facebook and Instagram pages, so be sure to give her a follow.  


Fitness instructor and influencer Maya stretching and posing for the camera

Want to take your fitness to the next level from the comfort of your own home and with little to no equipment? Meet Maya, a personal and group HITT trainer and power yoga teacher living in Seychelles and sharing her expertise on her YouTube channel, Maya K. Fitness. Subscribe for video tutorials for every fitness level from beginner to advanced, and stay inspired throughout your day by following her on Instagram

Ashna Appadoo

Mauritius social media influencer Ashna Appadoo sitting outdoors near the beach with wicker cabanas behind her

Born and raised on the island of Mauritius, Pooja Appadoo (aka Ashna), is a lifestyle blogger with lots to offer. She's an avid traveler that loves to cook, read, and explore everywhere and everything she can—and she shares it all on her blog, Life and Ash. Subscribe to her blog and follow her on Instagram for her travel stories, beauty tips and recommendations, recipes, life in Mauritius, and mindfulness. 

Oshadi Himasha Chavindi️️

Model and Sri Lankan Oshadi Himasha Chavindi️️ standing in front of a pool and gazing upwards in full black outfit

Sri Lankan model, actress, and fashion lover Oshadi Himasha Chavindi️️ sharing bits of her life as a model, daily fashions, and beauty tips. Full of personality and charm, it's no surprise that she has over 560k people (and counting!) keeping up with her on Instagram. Give her a follow today! 


Two people exploring the lagoon of La Saline Les Bains in a transparent kayak as photographed by influencer Dimitri

Based in Mauritius, photographer, videographer, and content creator Dimitri is ready to give you a unique view of Mauritius and anywhere else he travels. Follow him on Instagram for stunning aerial shots, ocean views, and a touch of island life that you can enjoy right from your smartphone.

Rosie and Calix

Influencers Rosie and Calix posing with Esmeralda, the world’s oldest giant tortoise living in Seychelles

Rosie and Calix are a married couple living in Seychelles that share their island life and adventures with their loyal followers on their Instagram page, @seychellesdiaries. From fabulous beach shots and resort recommendations to collecting seashells and enjoying the local culture, they are a great resource for vacation ideas or for anyone that wants to enjoy the beauty of the tropics from home. 

Who are your favorite influencers from the islands of the Indian Ocean? 

If we missed any of your favorites, we would love to hear from you! Let us know on Facebook or Instagram who should be added to the list.


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