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Where to watch Winter Love Island

It’s official—the winter edition of Love Island is back! Read on for all the juicy details, as well as how you can watch Winter Love Island 2023 online.

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Where to watch
Winter Love Island 2023

Winter Love Island is available for streaming on ITV. In Australia, streaming platform 9Now will fast-track the series from the UK, with new episodes airing 2 days after their ITV premiere. For those in the U.S., Hulu is now streaming the hit series, albeit two weeks behind the UK broadcast.

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How to stream Winter Love Island for free on ITV

UK-based streaming service ITV is home to the original Love Island series and most of its spin-offs, including Love Island: Aftersun and Chris & Kem: Straight Outta Love Island. You can stream every episode of Winter Love Island (including the past season!) on the ITV website or via the ITVX (formerly ITV Hub) app. The best part? It’s totally free, though you’ll need to provide a valid UK postal code (e.g. LL32 8PR, NN3 2BZ) when signing up.

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Watch Winter Love Island for free in Australia

Aussie Winter Love Island fans can get their fix via the free streaming platform 9Now! However, episodes are fast-tracked from the UK with a two-day delay, meaning you can only start streaming from January 18 onwards. Simply sign in to 9Now and stream the series nightly at 6 p.m. AEDT.

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How to watch Winter Love Island in the U.S.

If you’re based in the U.S., Winter Love Island 2023 is now available to stream on Hulu as of January 30—though this also means that episodes have a two-week lag from their UK premiere. You can also catch up on all the past eight Love Island UK seasons, or stream all four seasons of Love Island USA, all on Hulu.

New to Hulu? There’s a one-month free trial—which should be plenty of time to binge your way through the series.

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What is Winter Love Island about?

The wintertime edition of the flagship Love Island series, Winter Love Island is a British dating reality TV show where a group of “Islanders” are brought together in a romantic villa in their search for love. The series follows these singletons as they get to know each other and eventually “couple up,” with the winning pair taking home £50,000.

Winter Love Island 2023, a.k.a Love Island UK Season 9, also introduced a new twist: For the first time ever, viewers got to choose the first "Bombshell" contestant to enter the villa, which could shake things up entirely!

Winter Love Island 2020 contestants

This marks the second season of Love Island Winter Edition, as the series debuted in 2020 but was shelved due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The new host of Winter Love Island 2023 is TV presenter Maya Jama, replacing former host Laura Whitmore.

Winter Love Island cast

When will Winter Love Island air?

The 2023 season finale of Winter Love Island aired on March 13, 2023; we won't spoil the winning couple here—scroll down to the bottom if you want to know who won! Love Island fans don't have long to wait for a new season; the summer season is set to debut on June 5, 2023.

Where was Winter Love Island filmed?

The new season of Winter Love Island took place in another stunning beachfront villa, this time in South Africa.

Winter Love Island villa

Who is in the
Winter Love Island cast?

Winter Love Island 2023 cast

The cast of Winter Love Island brings together a fresh batch of smoking-hot Islanders from all over the UK. Here's the lineup of Winter Love Island 2023 contestants:

  • Anna-May Robey — 20, payroll administrator

  • Haris Namani — 21, TV salesman

  • Kai Fagan — 24, science and P.E. teacher

  • Lana Jenkins — 25, makeup artist

  • Olivia Hawkins — 27, ring girl and actress

  • Ron Hall — 25, financial advisor

  • Shaq Muhammad — 24, airport security officer

  • Tanya Manhenga — 22, student and influencer

  • Tanyel Revan — 26, hair stylist

  • Will Young — 23, farmer

Paige and Finn from Winter Love Island 2020

Who were the past winners of Winter Love Island?

In 2020, Paige Turley and Finley Tapp were crowned the winning couple of Winter Love Island. During their time on the show, the couple formed a lasting bond early on and committed to each other even before the series ended. Two years on, the pair is still together and plan to get married eventually!

The 2023 winners of Winter Love Island were Sanam Harrinanan and Kai Fagan, who beat out Ron Hall and Lana Jenkins for the cash prize. This was the very first time in the show's eight-year history that a Casa Amor "bombshell" entered the show and went on to win it all.


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