In episode 9 of Temptation Island season 5, it was time for the final dates before the original couples reunited at the final bonfire. Five of the singles were eliminated, leaving eight to enjoy some alone time and an overnight stay with their potential partners.
Season 5 of Temptation Island
Paris continued to have delusions and claimed she hadn’t done anything wrong, despite her behavior. Tahjjic wanted to give her space, which angered Paris and led to a random outburst at Sebastian. Makayla referred to Hall as her “boyfriend” in a confessional, and the guys thanked the single women for helping them on their journey. Tia, Tamie, Abby, Christian, and Mike were sent home, but everyone left on good terms.
During the final dates, Great told Nafeesah that he had always known she was the one for him and blamed his trust issues for speaking to other women. Meanwhile, Roberto expressed his love for Vanessa but admitted that Desiree wasn’t sure if they were compatible. Vanessa had conflicting feelings about Rob and Bryce and felt that if there was any doubt, there was no relationship. Kaitlin was finally free from Hall and began exploring her connection with Sebastian, although she had trust issues. Hall continued to show interest in Makayla, but his immaturity was apparent.
During the dinner dates, Rob admitted there was still a small chance he may leave with Vanessa, causing Desiree to feel like she was fighting for his attention. Marisela had a good connection with Kristian and he invited her to join him outside of the show. Christopher expressed his happiness with Alexius and saw a strong relationship forming. Tahjjic apologized to Paris for not checking on her after the bonfire, and they retired to the bedroom together.
The next morning, Nafeesah revealed her strong connection with Great and her desire to leave the island with him. Rob promised production that he hadn’t given into temptation and didn’t have sex with Desiree. Sebastian noted that he had “pillow talk and cuddles” with Kaitlin overnight, but didn’t reveal the specifics. Kaitlin wanted to focus on herself before the final bonfire and was determined to give it to Hall.
Overall, the final dates showcased the different connections and potential outcomes for each of the couples. While Rob and Vanessa seemed to have a chance at leaving the island together, the other couples were still uncertain. The episode ended with anticipation for the final bonfire, where all the couples’ fates would be revealed. Temptation Island continues to add more drama and suspense as the season approaches its conclusion.