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Love Island 2019: FIRST LOOK inside the newly-decorated villa

Love Island 2019: FIRST LOOK inside the newly-decorated villa’s vibrant revamped interiors, Hideaway hot tub and secret treat cupboard

Love Island is just days away from welcoming a whole host of new contestants.

And ahead of their arrival here is a sneak peek inside the newly-decorated villa which has been revamped for this years show with a whole new colour theme, Hideaway hot tub and hidden treat cupboards for the islanders. 

While the layout of the villa has stayed the same, ITV have given the traditional Spanish farmhouse an added zhoosh before the hit show commences its fifth series on Monday evening.

First look: Love Island is just days away from welcoming a whole host of new contestants and ahead of their arrival here is a sneak peak inside the newly-decorated villa

A round the clock operation conducted over a frenetic three-month period has revamped the stunning villa used by ITV each summer into a highly contemporary home with top of the range features.

Each year the villa is tweaked by producers in order to offer the best possible experience for islanders and viewers alike, and this year the most notable difference is that the hot tub has moved location.

Rather than being situated in the garden next to the pool like in previous series, the hot hub has now been moved to the Hideaway where contestants on the show share some of their steamier moments. 

Revamp: The villa has been revamped for this years show with a whole new colour theme, Hideaway hot tub and hidden treat cupboards for the islanders

Spruced up: While the layout of the villa has stayed the same, ITV have given the traditional Spanish farmhouse an added zhoosh before hit the show commences its fifth series on Monday evening

New look: A round the clock operation conducted over a frenetic three-month period has revamped the stunning villa used by ITV each summer into a highly contemporary home with top of the range features

Off we go: Love Island fans have been given their first look at the Mallorcan villa which will house a troupe of sexy singletons in aerial shots

Moved: Each year the villa is tweaked by producers in order to offer the best possible experience for islanders and viewers alike, and this year the most notable difference is that the hot tub has moved location

Fans will no doubt be hoping to see the islanders make the most of the hot tub when they are sent on dates to the Hideaway, which has also introduced a hidden cupboard full of treats for the show’s hopefuls.

This year the floor-level bed has been adorned with plush pink cushions and a fur throw, while the rest of the room is in keeping with the same colour theme and boasts padded gold walls.

Yellow is the theme inside the villa this year, with much of the property full of touches of the vibrant colour, including the living room which is now full of yellow panelling, cushions and accessories. 

Love: Some new lighting features have been added to brighten up the hallway including some cool neon signs with the words ‘love’ and ‘to be the beach’, while strip lighting has been installed on the walls and ceiling

Bedroom: Islanders will be sleeping – or not as the case may be – in a freshly revamped bedroom which now boasts bright blue flooring and six beds for the contestants to share, decorated with blue and yellow soft furnishings

Hideaway: Fans will no doubt be hoping to see the islanders make the most of the hot tub when they are sent on dates to the Hideaway, which has also introduced a hidden cupboard full of treats for the show’s hopefuls

Coming soon: In new aerial photos from the site, the Spanish villa is ready for the contestants’ arrivals

All around the world: Last year’s contestant Hayley Hughes infamous struggled with geography 

Recoupling: Contestants will gather around the fire pit as they make huge decisions about who they want to recouple with

The contestants will be able to get their glam on inside the very lavish dressing room, which is equipped with floor-to-ceiling mirrors so that the islanders can ensure they are looking their best every day.

They’re also able to use a range of luxury hair styling appliances while sat around a circular table on funky white stools and there’s no shortage of beauty products in there as a range of sprays and lotions are visible in the snaps.

Some new lighting features have been added to brighten up the hallway including some cool neon signs with the words ‘love’ and ‘to be the beach’, while strip lighting has been installed on the walls and ceiling.

Stark white walls are given a splash of colour in the form of stencilled buzz words and referential terms relating to the show’s previous three seasons. 

Stairway to heaven: This year the stairs leading up the islander’s bedroom are decorated in tones of orange and pink

Relax: While the bathroom remains largely the same, the newbies will be able to relax in a deep stone bath and freshen up in a huge shower and check out their appearance in a series of mirrors

Chill: The first floor balcony, which has previously been used to keep an eye on fellow islanders while they enjoy dates with new bombshells, features a cushioned bench and a selection of outdoor greenery

Dressing room: The contestants will be able to get their glam on inside the very lavish dressing room, which is equipped with floor-to-ceiling mirrors so that the islanders can ensure they are looking their best every day

Islanders will be sleeping – or not as the case may be – in a freshly revamped bedroom which now boasts bright blue flooring and six beds for the contestants to share, decorated with blue and yellow soft furnishings. 

While the bathroom remains largely the same, the newbies will be able to relax in a deep stone bath and freshen up in a huge shower and check out their appearance in a series of mirrors.

The first floor balcony, which has previously been used to keep an eye on fellow islanders while they enjoy dates with new bombshells, features a cushioned bench and a selection of outdoor greenery.

Beachy: Islanders will share their inner-most thoughts in a new Beach Hut which this year boasts a natural wicker chair and distressed wooden walls

Gym bunnies: Those wishing to remain active outside the bedroom can do so courtesy of a generous selection of free weights and accompanying incline bench

Work out: The contestants will be able to keep their gym-honed physiques in tip top condition thanks to the on site gym

Close quarters: The Hideaway, which has been the scene for many steamy trysts for would-be couples over the years, can also be seen in the new aerial shots – with the room located next to the living area once again

Buff ting: There’s no escaping the villa’s selection of buzz words as even the gym features them including the bench which reads ‘buff ting’

Elsewhere a distinctive fire pit already conjures vivid images of many an intimate moonlit frisson as romances develop over the coming weeks. 

A stunning infinity pool, set level against the hilltop, provides ample opportunity to cool off during those warm summer nights while offering breath-taking views of the sweeping Majorcan countryside.

With temperatures soaring to a potential 25 degrees between June and July, a generous scattering of sun beds will give contestants the chance to top up their tans.

Chilling out: There’s no shortage of outside seating in the villa including a range of colourful bean bags to chill on

Break-up bench: The islanders often pick and choose where they are going to have their most dramatic conversations outside the villa including this plush seating area

New: The old hot tub has been replaced with yet more seating in the form of this funky yellow bench

Swing bench: The swing bench has been given a touch of colour with a series of bold cushions and lighting

Those wishing to remain active outside the bedroom can do so courtesy of a generous selection of free weights and accompanying incline bench. 

The ITV2 show unveiled the first 12 contestants earlier this week, with Tyson Fury’s brother Tommy and Strictly star AJ Pritchard’s brother Curtis among the new 2019 cast. 

Now, The Sun says producers have hatched a plan to bring in ‘bombshell arrivals’ to rile up the original contestants by appearing as the series goes on.   

Cooking up a storm! The kitchen now features funny phrasing on the island which reads ‘eat, sleep, crack on, repeat’

Inviting: If things get too hot in the bedroom contestants are always welcome to go and sleep on the villa’s day beds, which also act as a great place to hang out in the day

Stunning: A stunning infinity pool, set level against the hilltop, provides ample opportunity to cool off during those warm summer nights while offering breath-taking views of the sweeping Majorcan countryside

Tanning: With temperatures soaring to a potential 25 degrees between June and July, a generous scattering of sun beds will give contestants the chance to top up their tans

Returning for its fifth season, the hopeful singles will aim to follow in the footsteps of 2018 winners Dani and Jack, despite their relationship now being over.

Ahead of the launch show on Monday June 3, some of the new Islanders may already be recognisable to the public.

The fresh cohort of singletons boast links to famous faces, with the line-up including 2018 Islander Charlie Frederick’s ex-girlfriend Lucie Rose Donlan, TV personality Ellie Brown’s BFF Amber Rose Gill and Scottish reality star Anton Danyluk. 

Lavish: Most of the garden is covered in green AstroTurf while the rest is clad in wooden flooring and stone paving 

Picturesque: The walkway back into the villa bedroom has been decorated with pretty pink and green plants

Burn baby, burn! Everything remains much the same around the fire pit which is the prime location for recouplings

Spill the tea: The kitchen has been made into a more sociable area as it now boasts an L-shape sofa

To the bedroom! There’s no confusion in the villa as cute signs lead the way to different rooms

Strip! The ITV2 show unveiled the first 12 contestants earlier this week, with Tyson Fury ‘s brother Tommy and Strictly star AJ Pritchard’s brother Curtis among the new 2019 cast

Die-hard Love Island fans may recognise one of the new contestants set to appear on the new series, as newbie Lucie, 21 – a professional surfer – hit headlines last year when she dated model Charlie, 23, who was an Islander on the 2018 series.   

The couple began dating a mere matter of weeks after Charlie was dumped from the island with his partner Hayley Hughes and attended many high profile events together.

Lucie, who also detailed she’s briefly spoken to former TOWIE star Joey Essex, shared: ‘The last guy I was with was Charlie from last year’s Love Island. We got together a few weeks after he came out of the villa.’   

Big reveal: Now, The Sun says producers have hatched a plan to bring in ‘bombshell arrivals’ to rile up the original contestants by appearing as the series goes on


True love? Returning for its fifth season, the hopeful singles will aim to follow in the footsteps of 2018 winners Dani and Jack , despite their relationship now being over

Charging point: The islanders will be able to charge the mobiles they are given by the show on this selection of chargers

Also among the new crop of Islanders this year is beauty therapist Amber, 21, who has not been shy of showing off her connections to the celeb social scene, as she is close pals with former Islanders Ellie and Adam Collard, and has enjoyed fun-filled nights out with Geordie Shore star Holly Hagan.  

The honey-blonde bombshell, who currently has 4.4K followers on Instagram, will certainly turn heads in the villa with her incredibly-toned physique and stunning looks, which she often flaunts in sizzling social media snaps. 

Another new Islander who has had a brush with fame is gym owner Anton Danyluk, whose failed romantic life has already been displayed to the masses as the 24-year-old appeared on internet-based series Glow, which aired for two seasons from 2016 till 2017. 

Chilling: Yellow is the theme inside the villa this year, with much of the property full of touches of the vibrant colour, including the living room which is now full of yellow panelling, cushions and accessories

Familiar faces: Ahead of the launch show on Monday June 3, some of the new Islanders may already be recognisable to the public



Already famous: The fresh cohort of singletons boast links to famous faces, with the line-up including 2018 Islander Charlie Frederick’s ex-girlfriend Lucie Rose Donlan, TV personality Ellie Brown’s BFF Amber Rose Gill and Scottish reality star Anton Danyluk

Newbie: Die-hard Love Island fans may recognise one of the new contestants set to appear on the new series, as newbie Lucie, 21 – a professional surfer – hit headlines last year when she dated model Charlie, 23, who was an Islander on the 2018 series

Swipe right! Stark white walls are given a splash of colour in the form of stencilled buzz words and referential terms relating to the show’s previous three seasons

Drama: The couple began dating a mere matter of weeks after Charlie was dumped from the island with his partner Hayley Hughes and attended many high profile events together

Love life: Lucie, who also detailed she’s briefly spoken to former TOWIE star Joey Essex, shared: ‘The last guy I was with was Charlie from last year’s Love Island. We got together a few weeks after he came out of the villa’

During his stint on the show, which was Glasgow’s answer to The Only Way Is Essex, the fitness model and personal trainer often engaged in fiery arguments with former girlfriend Denise Wilkie, which even caused bar manager Denise to prematurely quit the second serie 

Other new Islanders boasting celeb links are pharmacist Anna Vakili, 28, who has rubbed shoulders with Dan Bilzerian, and Aircraft Engineer Callum Macleod, also 28, who is a close pal of Welsh rugby player Josh Navidi.

This year’s edition of Love Island will also star scientist Yewande Biala, 23, catering company owner Joe Garratt, 22, bodybuilder Michael Griffiths, 27, cougar-loving rugby player Sherif Lanre, 20, and former Miss West Sussex Amy Hart, 26, whose grandparents famously splashed out £5,000 on a boob job operation to help boost her self-esteem back in 2014. 

Similar: The villa’s layout is almost identical to how the accommodation was set up last year (pictured)

Jazzing things up: Last year’s hot tub was positioned in the garden next to the pool

Get laid! The walls of the villa were also complete with playful phrases last year to keep in theme with the content of the show 

Up to naughtiness: Inside last year’s villa, two hundred Love Island branded condoms were manufactured for the series

Up close and personal: Reduced in size to encourage intimacy amongst islanders, last year’s clinically decorated bedroom featured six identical double beds spaced just two feet apart – making bed-hopping significantly easier

Harking back to the past: The stencil theme ran throughout the villa’s lounge, bathroom (above) and dressing room in 2018

Hot spot: The sun beds in the garden became a frequent chill spot for last year’s contestants

Stunning: Last year’s infinity look also boasted views of the fresh Spanish greenery

LOVE ISLAND 2019: MEET THE CONTESTANTS

Strictly speaking: Curtis is AJ Pritchard’s kid brother

Name: Curtis Pritchard

Age: 23

Occupation: Latin and Ballroom Pro

Location: Shropshire

Claim To Fame: Curtis is a pro dancer on Dancing With The Stars in Ireland, and is the younger brother of Strictly Come Dancing’s AJ Pritchard

Thoughts On Dating: ‘I’ve probably been on less than ten dates, maybe five. I’ve never used a dating app. All of this meeting people on social media and apps is fake,’ he says

Ever Cheated? ‘I have cheated before. I will always be loyal from now on’

Exotic: Anna boasts a Middle-Eastern heritage

Name: Anna Vakili

Age: 28

Occupation: Pharmacist

Location: London

Claim To Fame: ‘I ended up on the Iranian News earlier this year when my sister and I were away in Qatar with two Iranian footballers who have a huge following. Suddenly my followers went up by 20,000 and I started being tagged in fan pages!’ she recalls

Marks Out Of 10? ‘I would rate myself an eight. My best feature is my eyes, I get compliments on my eyes a lot. I wish I had a penny for every time I’ve had a compliment on my eyes’

She blinded me with science: Yewande has been unlucky in love

Name: Yewande Biala

Age: 23

Occupation: Scientist

Location: Dublin, Ireland

Thoughts On Love: Yewande says: ‘I don’t think there is a science to finding love and if there is then I have clearly been reading the wrong books’

Celebrity Crush: Anthony Joshua

In It To Win It? ‘I am a terrible flirt but I’m such a girly girl and I can’t imagine stealing someone’s man in there. I don’t think I’d be that type but never say never,’ she says

Too fast, too fury-ous: Tommy’s a boxer… like his brother

Name: Tommy Fury

Age: 20

Occupation: Boxer

Location: Manchester

Looking For? ‘Blonde hair, blue eyes, good tan, gym girl… Ariana Grande. That girl is fire!’

Claim To Fame: ‘It’s probably my brother, Tyson, but I’m my own man and I’ve said it throughout my whole boxing career. I don’t want to be labelled as his little brother, I’m my own man and I’m doing the best that I can do in life and that’s all I’m setting out to achieve,’ Tommy says

Hot stuff: Fireman Michael wants to be ‘someone’s personal hero’

Name: Michael Griffiths

Age: 27

Occupation: Firefighter

Location: Liverpool

Marks Out Of Ten? ‘I get complimented on my smile a lot. People seem to be obsessed with my lips. I’d rate myself ten out of ten, I would have said nine but I’m a hero so it bumps it up,’ is Michael’s modest answer

Ever Cheated? ‘Once. It was a revenge cheat’

Up and away: Welsh Callum works in aviation

Name: Callum Macleod

Age: 28

Occupation: Aircraft Engineer

Location: South Wales

Disastrous Dating Story: ‘I went to the cinema with a girl and she sat on a piece of chocolate that melted onto her leather trousers,’ Callum recalls. ‘She shot off to the toilet to clean them and didn’t come back for ages. I watched the majority of the film on my own. I later found her fretting in the toilets because she couldn’t get her trousers back on’

Cocky? Amber rates herself 10/10 

Name: Amber Gill

Age: 21

Occupation: Beauty Therapist

Location: Newcastle

Disastrous Dating Story: ‘I was speaking to this guy and he lived in Manchester and I got the train down to see him,’ Amber recounts. ‘I was nervous because he was really good looking and a bit older than me. I had five Cosmopolitans in a can and I drank them on the train. When the train got to Manchester I got up and I was drunk! He was waiting for me at the train station and when I got off I fell through the gap between the train and platform. What an icebreaker though!’

Got talent? Amy has a crush on David Walliams and Simon Cowell 

Name: Amy Hart

Age: 26

Occupation: Cabin Crew

Location: Worthing, Sussex

Celebrity Crushes: Liam Hemsworth, Ashley Banjo, David Walliams and Simon Cowell. ‘You’d never go there obviously but there is something about them,’ Amy says

Claim To Fame: Amy once met Liam Payne and had a photo with him. When she posted it online she was bombarded with hate mail from One Directioners, who thought she was his new squeeze

Food of love: Sherif is a dab-hand in the kitchen

Name: Sherif Lanre

Age: 20

Occupation: Chef and Semi-pro Rugby Player

Location: London

Worst traits: ‘Number one would be that I’m pretty outrageous, that can also translate to the bad side,’ Sherif says. ‘On top of that, I laugh at everything which sometimes gets me into trouble. I can’t really take anything seriously. My actual laugh, my hysterical laugh is pretty ugly’

Fitness first: Anton wants a girl who likes working out 

Name: Anton Danyluk

Age: 24

Occupation: Gym Owner

Location: Airdrie, Scotland

Worst Date: ‘I bought myself a Porsche when I was 21, as you do! I picked a girl up in that and she started taking pictures when she was in the car and sending it to her friends. It shouldn’t matter what I was driving whether that be a Corsa or a Porsche so I finished the date right there’


Clumsy: Jack says he’s a total klutz

Name: Joe Garratt

Age: 22

Occupation: Catering Company Owner

Location: London

Marks Out Of 10? ‘Today, I reckon about an 8.5! In the mornings I’m probably like a low 8. I consistently stay around the 8s to 9s in my opinion. Maybe some days I go past the 9, when it’s a really good day…. a suit day. My best feature is my chat. I’m cheeky and a bit of a charmer. Looks wise, I’d say my best features are my teeth or curly hair’

Name: Lucie Donlan

Age: 21

Occupation: Surfer

Location: Newquay

Famous exes? ‘The last guy I was with was Charlie [Frederick] from last year’s Love Island. We got together a few weeks after he came out of the villa. I’ve spoken to Joey Essex on and off because I love his personality, it’s so funny.  Lookswise I like Jay Alvarrez. He surfs, skydives and he’s got amazing hair. I would marry him!’

 

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