Where Is The Winter Love Island Villa?

16 January 2023, 13:26 | Updated: 16 January 2023, 13:27

Where is the Love Island villa in 2023?
The winter Love Island villa 2023 is in another beautiful sunny location. Picture: ITV/Ludus Magnus/Instagram

By Savannah Roberts

Love Island has found a new home for their 2023 line-up this winter and it's fabulous! But where is the villa this year? And how much does it cost?

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Love Island 2023 is back and it's promising to turn our cold and miserable January into a love fest as they welcome a new and very impressive line up.

And with the new ITV2 winter edition, we won't just be getting a new cast, there's also a new presenter in the form of Maya Jama and a whole new villa for us to feast our eyes on.

Complete with a bar, a huge pool area and of course, a new hideaway for couples - this new location is sure to be a hit for all the new singletons looking to find The One.

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So, where is the Love Island villa this year? And just how expensive is this not-so-humble abode? Here's everything you need to know about the new pad.

The winter Love Island villa pool area
The winter Love Island villa is in an incredible location for 2023. Picture: ITV2

Where is the Love Island villa 2023?

The new Love Island 2023 villa will be in the Ludus Magnus estate in Franschhoek – which is just outside of Cape Town, South Africa!

According to the tabloids, the estate is nearly 25 acres in size and boasts 17 bedrooms, a treehouse, a freshwater dam, an ‘Olympic length’ swimming lanes, a running track, a zip wire and much more! Wow, just wow.

Luxury villas are also situated near the land's main property, meaning the hideaway could be just a stone's throw away.

The estate is currently undergoing a makeover just in time for the new season, getting the resort location in line with Love Island's unmistakable aesthetic.

Love Island villa bedroom
Love Island contestants will see familiar decor throughout the villa. Picture: ITV2
The Love Island 2023 hideaway
The Love Island 2023 hideaway is back for all those lucky couples. Picture: ITV2

How much does the Love Island in South Africa villa cost?

Producers have reportedly spent a whopping £1.2 million on the new villa, and you can see why the price point is so high.

The aforementioned publication claims that one night at Ludus Magnu would set you back £8,000 a night – and ITV are hiring the property for five months.

Before it became the shooting location for the new season, the estate was used as a holiday destination. Ludus Magnu's Instagram page shows off all the luxurious features of the Cape Town paradise.

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