HELLO! snagged an invite to the hottest place in Europe to check out the new Love Island villa – and it’s got everything your average islander could need – from sunglasses stations to secret baskets for every star
the island of love bosses want to keep things fresh. Upon their announcement that the show will be moving to new pastures for the 2022 series, the contestants (the full line-up is here, by the way) and viewers will get acquainted with a brand new villa – and after a preview visit before the islanders arrived, we can say with certainty that this is nothing less than a spectacular upgrade. We could go so far as to say that he is our type on paper.
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With a huge new outdoor space with enough room for every islander to have their own seating area (although we realize that’s not entirely the point of the show), the only sultry thing about the new location is the glorious, scorching sun. Seriously, we’ll never know how our competitors get on chatting outside all day! Discover here an overview of our tour…
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The outdoor setting is actually so expansive that competitors are unlikely to overhear each other in private conversations, and the stunning infinity pool is outfitted with underwater loungers for islanders in need of cooling off – not to mention truly spectacular views.
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All that – and we haven’t even reached inside yet!
The outdoor spaces and the swimming pool are the most spacious
The interior of the villa is both new and familiar, with bathrooms and make-up stations stocked with Fenty beauty products at Benefit, numerous Dyson hairdressers – with all products selected specifically for the contestants, their style and their hair type.
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The bathrooms are full of products adapted to each competitor
The villa lacks any sort of activity, as is tradition on the show. When asked if contestants really couldn’t receive a pack of Uno cards, executive producer Mike Spencer said. HELLO!: “In the island of love what you get is no contact with the outside world. No distractions…
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“You talk to people, you don’t have to do anything but get to know a group of single, ready-to-dating people, all looking for someone.
Neon-colored details make up a big part of the villa
“That’s the beauty of the show where you strip… you don’t have social media, you don’t have distractions, your DMs, you just have each other. And I think that’s is a beauty and that’s why people find love.”
Rooms have eye-catching pop-art decor
Are you ready for the new season? We don’t know about you, but we’re so ready to partner with this one!
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