Where is Love Island UK filmed this year?

Wondering where is Love Island UK filmed this year? There's only one place it could be...

Love Island UK 2021 cast: Sharon Gaffka, Hugo Hammond, Chloe Burrows, Shannon Singh, Kaz Kamwi, Brad McClelland, Faye Winter, Aaron Francis, Toby Aromolaran, Liberty Poole and Jake Cornish.
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Where is Love Island UK filmed this year? It's a valid question many of us have been asking considering travel restrictions currently in place for those leaving or re-entering the UK. As the show returns for its highly anticipated seventh season (and brings back some of the best Love Island quotes), where exactly will the Islanders be whisked away to? 

ITV has confirmed the Love Island 2021 lineup, introducing us to some of this year's single men and women ready to find love (or lust) this summer. The last season of Love Island aired in early 2020, with the first-ever winter installment of the franchise taking place in Cape Town, South Africa. Since the 2021 show was confirmed, there have been rumors circulating about a potential UK destination for Love Island season seven due to COVID restrictions, but could that really be? 

With the show set to start on Monday, June 28, here's everything we know so far... 

Love Island 2021 cast

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Where is Love Island UK filmed in 2021?

Love Island season seven is coming to our screen this Monday 28 June (eeek, we know—the excitement is real!) and several reports have confirmed, this year's show will return to its original destination of the Spanish island of Mallorca for filming. 

That's right, we'll be back on the sunny island... Well, the islanders will be there and we'll be watching from our sofas at home but we'll live vicariously through them. Confirming the location, ITV commissioner Amanda Stavri told Radio Times earlier in June: “Mallorca is very much the home of Love Island.”

She added: “We did look into some backup plans but we were all very much focused on making it happen in Mallorca, which is where it belongs quite frankly.”

Spain is currently on the amber list in the UK's traffic light system, meaning anyone who travels there will have to quarantine and pay fees for test services upon their return to the UK. ITV has assured that the cast and crew for Love Island will be following rigorous safety measures to make the show happen. Everyone involved in the making of the show has now been flown out to Mallorca to isolate and prepare for the show before filming starts on Monday. 

We can't wait!

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