Summer Love Island 2023: Start Date, Contestants, Host, Villa And More

30 May 2023, 11:24

Love Island is back this summer with a whole new line up
Love Island is back this summer with a whole new line up. Picture: ITV2
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Love Island is returning for its second series of the year, so what can we expect from the summer series? Here's everything you need to know about season 10, from the start date to the location to the Islanders.

Maya Jama took over the Love Island presenting role just in time for 2023 and now she's preparing to host the second season of the year, Love Island series 10, this summer.

ITV2 confirmed there will be both a winter and summer villa of love and fans of the show were delighted to hear the news.

So after Kai Fagan and Sanam Harrinanan won the £50,000 prize at the end of the winter series, viewers are already excited for the next cohort of Islanders, the first 10 contestants of the 2023 summer season have already been announced!

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Here's everything we know so far including start date, contestants, the villa and more.

Love Island has revealed the summer line-up
Love Island has revealed the summer line-up. Picture: ITV

When does summer Love Island 2023 start?

Love Island's summer series in 2023 will begin on June 5th at 9 PM, ITV has confirmed.

The first episode is just around the corner and can be watched on ITV2 and ITVX.

Who are the contestants for Love Island 2023?

The contestants and lineup of the show usually remain top secret until the last minute before it hits our TV screens! A week before season 10 commenced, Love Island revealed the first 10 love hopefuls – read about each and every Islander here.

Before the official announcement, there were a lot of rumours circling around who will be entering the villa this summer; glamorous influencers, footballer's sons and soap star's daughters were all mentioned in the weeks leading up to Love Island.

Love Island 2023 contestants in winter villa
ITV2 producers are on the look out for new contestants for the summer. Picture: ITV2

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Will Maya Jama be hosting summer Love Island?

As the official presenter of Love Island and Aftersun, Maya Jama will of course return for a second series this year!

Her debut on the winter version was a total success with viewers, with fans praising her work, dress sense and hosting abilities.

Where is the summer Love Island villa?

Summer Love Island has regularly taken place on the beautiful island of Mallorca and 2023 is expected to make a return to the famous villa.

Producers moved location in 2022 after the original villa was reportedly unavailable.

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