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Where Was ‘Ex on the Beach’ Filmed – A Travel Guide

The hit MTV show ‘Ex on the Beach’ is known for its sensational combination of love rivals, love rats and party atmosphere. Previous cast members include Stephen Bear, who rose to fame following his appearance on the show and has gone on to win the eighteenth series of Celebrity Big Brother and – rumour has it – be dating Geordie Shore reality TV star Charlotte Crosby. Whether you’re seeking some romance of your own, or just want a little sand and sunshine, this is our guide to the filming locations for ‘Ex on the Beach’, which are as dreamy as they appear on TV.

Party all night in Cancun

Cancun is renowned as a romantic honeymoon hotspot, so it’s little wonder that this was the location for series 3 of ‘Ex on the Beach’! With luxurious cocktail bars, outlandish nightclubs and candlelit beach spots, Cancun makes the ideal getaway for loved-up couples and night life enthusiasts alike.

Spend your days lazing on the beach and your nights partying in Cancun’s finest establishments. Most importantly of all, cherish the people that you go on your Cancun holiday and avoid any ‘Ex on the Beach’ style fallouts!

Party on the beach in one of the locations where ex on the beach was filmed  

Indulge in Greek food in Crete

Crete is the gorgeous island location for season 6 of ‘Ex on the Beach’. This Greek island takes all the best bits of Greek culture and combines them with Crete’s relaxed vibe! Lunch on tzatziki, pitta bread and locally grown olives before you head to the beach to work on your tan. Located on the south-western side of the island, Elafonissi beach has all you need from a beach – soft sand and warm waters, so slip off your shoes off and enjoy!

Explore sea caves in the Algarve

The Algarve is a favourite holiday destination in the celebrity world and the fourth series of ‘Ex on the Beach’ produced a few celebrities of its own. A holiday to the Algarve brings the promise of glorious beaches with tempting beach bars and stunning views of the cliffs that surround the area.

If you’re going on an Algarve holiday, you should go on a boat tour of the Benagil caves during your stay. The caves are among the most impressive sea caves in Europe and some boat tours even offer a transfer to a private beach for a few hours!

Shot of a beach in the Algarve, one of the Ex on the Beach filming locations

Enjoy a sunshine-filled visit to the Costa del Sol

Series 1 and 2 of ‘Ex on the Beach’ were filmed on the Spanish Costa del Sol, in Spain’s sunny Marbella, which isn’t far from popular towns such Fuengirola and Benalmadena. While you’re staying on the Costa del Sol, travel a little further along the coast to the city of Malaga and you’ll find another Spanish gem. Test out your flamenco skills, sample the finest sangria and share some tapas with loved ones. You’re in for a holiday full of fiesta fun, so make sure you’ve packed your dancing shoes.

There’s nothing quite like a beach holiday. Follow the lead of the ‘Ex on the Beach’ stars and escape on a beach break as soon as possible. Stay stylish with our guide to holiday celebrity style and maybe you’ll even meet the one!

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