The ITV2 Love Island villa has reportedly been sold as the series scrambles to find a new home ahead of the 2022 series. The villa in Mallorca is in new hands, we have learned.
But the identity of the buyer remains a mystery. It precedes the return of the series to our screens later this year.
Earlier this year, ITV confirmed they wanted a new villa for the show. ITV chief Kevin Lygo addressed the ongoing search, commenting: ‘We don’t own it, we rent it out and we’re picking out a new house for this summer so it’s all under wraps. It’s gonna be wonderful.
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When asked if the show will remain set in his long-term home in the Balearic Islands, he replied, “Yeah, it’s going to be in Mallorca. It’s going to be a great (series).”
The summer villa used in the first two series was located in Santanyí, Majorca. The summer villa used from the third series – with the exception of the sixth series – is located in Sant Llorenç des Cardassar, Mallorca. According to reports from 2017, it was equipped with 69 cameras filming the Islanders. It has an outside bedroom and beds, but also has a Hideaway bedroom for couples to spend the night away from others as a reward.
It includes an interview room, called “The Beach Hut”, where islanders are allowed to speak in private. In the third series, a second villa was introduced. The villa was called “Casa Amor”, which translates to “Love House”, and is located not far from the main villa.
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