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Love Island villa rebuilt in Spain as ITV boss confirms 2021 series will be in Mallorca

Love Island will return to Mallorca this year if all goes to plan, after it was initially reported bosses may need to move it to the UK due to the pandemic – but exciting new photos show the villa is rebuilt in Spain

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Love Island is set to return to sunny Spain for its 2021 series, as an ITV boss has confirmed Mallorca is still considered the ‘home’ of the show, which was forced to withdraw in the summer last due to the pandemic.

With the brand new trailer for the upcoming series released last week, fans have been wondering if the show will be back in its usual location as the lockdown isn’t fully lifted yet and countries continue to release. green, orange and red travel lists.

But ITV Commissioner Amanda Stavri has all but promised the show will be filmed in Spain, with brand new photographs showing the villa being rebuilt ready to house gorgeous singletons shortly.







Exciting new photographs show the reconstruction of the Love Island villa in Mallorca
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Stavri told RadioTimes: “We haven’t officially announced anything, but Mallorca really is the home of Love Island.

“I can’t confirm anything 100% at this point, but it will definitely be Love Island viewers who know and love it.”

She added: “We looked at some back-up plans, but we were all very focused on making it happen in Mallorca, where it frankly belongs.”







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Work is underway to rebuild the villa that Love Island fans know and love
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There had been reports that bosses were considering keeping the show in the UK this year, with places like Cornwall named as potential spots.

The ITV2 dating show is set to start on Monday June 28 at 9 p.m.

Host Laura Whitmore is back in action and has already been seen filming some of her introductory scenes in England, with the new trailer showing her strutting down the street holding a hammer which she then uses to smash glass with it. the text “in case of Love Island, crack on”.







A truck transports building materials as work begins on the new Love Island which will air in June
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Her husband Iain Stirling will join her on the island with their baby girl, whom they welcomed earlier this year, and can be heard in the trailer exclaiming, “This is not a drill!”

While some features remain the same, it’s been reported that ITV bosses hope to make the 2021 series the most inclusive yet.

Sources say the staff are looking for bisexual islanders for the first time in the show’s history.

* Love Island returns this summer on ITV2 and ITV Hub