Thorpe Park Introducing Its Own ‘Love Island Experience’

by : UNILAD on : 13 Jun 2018 13:05
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Visitors to Thorpe Park will soon be able to take part in an exclusive Love Island experience, including games, themed drinks and a chance to meet contestants from the notorious ITV2 show.

The Surrey theme park has announced its beach area will become the world’s only Love Island fan experience for the duration of summer 2018.


Fans of the show will be able to take part in an iconic Love Island lilo race with a chance to win prizes.

The takeover will also include themed cocktails, beach food, a specially-themed chill out zone and a chance to hire VIP beach huts.

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There will also be opportunities to meet previous and current contestants.


Love Island has continued to grow in popularity since 2015 and the launch of the current series was watched by an average of 2.95 million viewers; ITV2’s highest ever audience.

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Divisional Director Dominic Jones said:

Everyone is talking about Love Island and now everyone has the chance to experience what it would be like to be on the ITV2 show, without having to leave the UK.

Our beach is open and we’re looking forward to welcoming Love Island fans throughout the summer.

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Thorpe Park is celebrating its partnership with the hit ITV2 series with late night openings on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights, from Thursday July 26 to Saturday September 1, 2018.

Last year, 2.43 million viewers tuned in live to see Kem and Amber crowned the winning couple of 2017.

The year before, the Love Island final was watched by 1.3m viewers, while the finale of the first series was watched by 737,000 viewers in 2015.


By the way, you can still apply to be on this year’s Love Island if you really can’t bear simply watching the islanders rip it up on ITV2.

As per the eligibility requirements: 

You must be aged at least 18 (eighteen) years of age on or before the closing date of 13th July 2018, due to the nature of the Programme.


1. You are not: A) currently employed by us, Motion or the Broadcaster and have not been previously employed by us, any of the ITV group of companies, Motion or the Broadcaster; or B) a live-in partner or immediate relative (for example, mother, father, son, daughter, brother or sister) of an employee of ours, Motion, the Broadcaster or any of the ITV group of companies.

2. You must hold a passport which will be valid for the whole period of 01 May 2018 to 31 August 2018 (inclusive), and any other travel documentation (e.g. visas) required to allow you to travel and stay within the European Union during that period. You also agree to notify us immediately of any change to your passport or travel status.

3. You must be exclusively available to participate in the Programme for a minimum of ten weeks across May 2018.

Love Island continues every night – yes, every night – from 9pm on ITV2.

If you have a love story to tell, contact UNILAD via [email protected]

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