Love Island: First look inside the new villa Brighton News

The nation’s most talked about reality show, Love Island, returns to screens in just under a week and you can get your first look.

As the new villa was unveiled in the exotic country of Mallorca ahead of the launch on Monday evening June 6.

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Recent runs of the popular dating show were filmed at a property near Sant Llorenc des Cardassar in the east of the Spanish island.

But he apparently wasn’t available for the new series, prompting series bosses to look elsewhere.

The Argus: Love Island Villa.  (TVI/AP)Love Island Villa. (TVI/AP)

Along with the show’s executive producer, Mike Spencer, said the new villa was picked up in December and began redesigning in January.

Now in its eighth series, the villa sits in the green, mountainous landscape of Majorca to the east of the island.

When islanders enter the villa, they will walk under a new giant chrome heart that sits outside the front of the building on a wooden walkway leading to the front door.

In keeping with the tradition of previous villas, the layout will feature ground floor bedrooms with a selection of double beds for couples to share.

The Argus: Love Island Villa.  (TVI/AP)Love Island Villa. (TVI/AP)

But in a slight change, the show has stopped placing them in a row and has a number of beds facing each other for a more communal feel.

In addition, the new villa has also brought back “the dog house” – a folding bed in the living room, where islanders who find themselves on the wrong side of their partner can spend the night.

Upstairs, the girls’ dressing room leads to the enclosed sun terrace which overlooks an infinity pool which now has in-water lounge chairs.

A pop art theme and eye-catching neon lights run throughout the villa and a rose gold kitchen has been installed outside.

The Argus: Love Island Villa.  (TVI/AP)Love Island Villa. (TVI/AP)

The garden includes a variety of seating areas with yellow, blue and pink accents.

Speaking of the decision to include more secluded outdoor areas, Mr Spencer said: “It’s the first time, I think, that we’ve designed it in a more editorial way. We know how many chat areas we need, we know you want those places where you can sneak in.

He added that the foyer area where islanders often congregate before spills and new arrivals is now more of an “arena” for the show’s most dramatic moments.

The Argus: Love Island Villa.  (TVI/AP)Love Island Villa. (TVI/AP)

Laura Whitmore will return to present the hit ITV2 series, a role she has held since 2020.

Whitmore’s husband, comedian and presenter Ian Stirling, will once again provide a comedic voiceover.

The eight islanders in the series were revealed on social media on Monday and include Gemma, the daughter of former England striker Michael Owen, and model and dancer Tasha Ghouri, who has a cochlear implant and is the first deaf contestant in the series. ’emission.

Love Island premieres on ITV2 on June 6 at 9 p.m.

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This notice was published: 2022-05-31 12:24:46

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