Bachelor in Paradise - Episode Guide

Season 1

Episode 1

Episode: 1x01 | Airdate: Aug 4, 2014

Throughout the week, date cards arrive for four lucky women who get a chance to ask out a man they'd like to spend time with, though it's not without causing drama. Clare is the first to get a date card but when she asks out a certain bachelor, one of the other women in the house stakes her claim and persuades Clare to un-invite him. In order to appease her, Clare decides to ask out Robert. Together they visit the ancient and majestic Tulum Ruins where they explore the historical landmark and frolic in the crystal clear ocean. Later, Sarah receives the second date card and asks out Marcus who, unbeknownst to her, may be smitten by another woman. Marcus accepts and the couple travels to Coba where they rappel into Tankah -ha Cenote, a beautiful underwater sinkhole where they share a kiss! A third date card goes to an unexpected surprise arrival who invites Marquel to go horseback riding along the romantic beach of Playa del Carmen. Lastly, the fourth date card goes to Lacy, who struggles to decide which of her two suitors to take.

Episode 2

Episode: 1x02 | Airdate: Aug 11, 2014

As the week begins, two new bachelors arrive at Papaya Playa Project in Tulum, Mexico with date cards in hand. After feeling like a default choice at the last ceremony, a disheartened Clare is eager to make a romantic connection and is relieved when the first new arrival asks her to be his date. Together, the two head for a romantic couple massage on the beach. Meanwhile, Lacy and Marcus' relationship begins to blossom as they enjoy a dreamy dinner date at the exotic eco-archeological park, Xcaret. However, their newfound connection upsets a jealous Robert, who Lacy invited on a date last week. For Dylan, having his heart recently broken on "The Bachelorette," he finds that the woman he's been spending time with, Elise, is moving way too fast. Elise attempts to make him jealous with a new bachelor but her plan backfires.

Episode 3

Episode: 1x03 | Airdate: Aug 18, 2014

After Marquel returns from his date, he is asked out yet again, this time by the newest sexy single to enter the house. Wasting no time, Marquel agrees and heads to the enchanting Edzna Ruins. Later, Ashlee finally gets her wish to take Graham on an overnight date in the state of Campeche, though Graham seems to have some reservations. The night of the rose ceremony, the cast gathers at the glamorous Casa Palapa where six men will each hand out a rose, meaning two unlucky ladies will be sent home. But in a shocking twist, two people unexpectedly leave Paradise for good!.

Episode 4

Episode: 1x04 | Airdate: Aug 25, 2014

Cody Sattler, a hunky new bachelor, arrives in paradise with a date card and a mission. He immediately makes a hard sell for Clare, but is dejected when she reveals that she is in a relationship with Zack. In the spirit of keeping romance alive, the kind-hearted Cody gives his date card to his friend, Marcus, so he can continue to build his blossoming relationship with Lacy. Meanwhile, Michelle, who is still anxiously waiting to make a connection, is asked out by the latest bachelor to join the house, the infamous Kalon McMahon. She reluctantly agrees, but later regrets the decision and declines the offer. For the first time in "Bachelor in Paradise" history, the new bachelor decides to go on the date alone. He heads to the beautiful Cenote Maya in the Yucatan for a lonely day of rappelling and swimming. To everyone's surprise a third bachelor, Jesse Kovacs, arrives and invites newcomer Jackie on a date to the stunning Rio Secreto where he seems to win her over, leaving her other suitor, Marquel, in jeopardy of going home.

Episode 5

Episode: 1x05 | Airdate: Aug 26, 2014

The week begins as a new bachelorette arrives with her eyes set on Zack, but just as she gives him a date card, he denies her invitation due to his newfound relationship with Clare. Instead, the new arrival asks out paradise's newest bachelor, Jesse, and they head off to enjoy a romantic stroll through the streets of Valladolid. Sarah is the next to receive a date card and she takes her handsome new beau Robert on a romantic dinner date at the charming Coqui Coqui hotel. With love in the air, the couple shares their first kiss! Later, a second bachelorette arrives to Tulum, Mexico and wastes no time living up to her nudist reputation. After revealing she has a date card, she asks out popular bachelor Jesse, leaving the woman he just went on a date with, worried. The two head off to explore the ancient Mayan city of Chichen Itza.

Episode 6

Episode: 1x06 | Airdate: Sep 1, 2014

Sarah is excited when new bachelor Brooks Forester arrives in Paradise, which causes her to question her relationship with Robert. Sadly, Brooks swoops in and asks Jackie out on a date, even though she's been cozying up to Zack. Jackie surprisingly accepts and the two enjoy a dinner date at the lively Casa Banana in Tulum, leaving Zack jealous. The tables are turned, however, when Zack receives his date card and takes Jackie to the majestic Gran Cenote. The two enjoy a romantic swim and Zack makes it known that he's not going to let Jackie go without a fight. Meanwhile, Christy is upset when she learns that her love-interest, Jesse, has been hooking up with another woman. Feeling betrayed, Christy closes in on the newest bachelor to arrive, Tasos Hernandez, and the two go on a romantic date floating down the mangroves at the Sian Ka'an Nature Reserve.

Episode 7

Episode: 1x07 | Airdate: Sep 8, 2014

Chris Harrison comes to visit the final two couples and addresses the difficulty of taking their relationships into their lives back home. He then introduces a group of "Bachelor" couples who have successfully done just that, Jason and Molly Mesnick, Sean and Catherine Lowe and Desiree Hartstock and Chris Siegfried. In addition to sharing their insight, the group interviews the couples, testing the strength of their relationships. Everyone gathers for a final rose ceremony where one bachelorette and her loyal man exchange roses and profess their love for one another. But then, to everyone's surprise, one nervous bachelor steals his lady away, leaving everyone wondering what will happen next? What does fate have in store for paradise's final couple? Will their journey end in tears of heartbreak or tears of joy? All is revealed in the shocking season finale of "Bachelor in Paradise.".

Season 2

Episode 1

Episode: 2x01 | Airdate: Aug 2, 2015

The men and women get acquainted at a cocktail party; Chris announces a twist.

Episode 2

Episode: 2x02 | Airdate: Aug 3, 2015

One woman is disappointed when all the guys she is interested in seem to be taken.

Episode 3

Episode: 2x03 | Airdate: Aug 9, 2015

Episode 4

Episode: 2x04 | Airdate: Aug 10, 2015

Episode 5

Episode: 2x05 | Airdate: Aug 16, 2015

Episode 6

Episode: 2x06 | Airdate: Aug 17, 2015

Episode 7

Episode: 2x07 | Airdate: Aug 23, 2015

Episode 8

Episode: 2x08 | Airdate: Aug 24, 2015

Episode 9

Episode: 2x09 | Airdate: Aug 30, 2015

Episode 10

Episode: 2x10 | Airdate: Aug 31, 2015

Episode 12

Episode: 2x12 | Airdate: Sep 7, 2015

A shocking breakup has the contestants questioning the stability of their own relationships; the couples hit the town for their final fantasy suite dates.

Season 3

Week 1

Episode: 3x01 | Airdate: Aug 2, 2016

Season 3 begins with the cast arriving on the shores of Playa Escondida in Sayulita, Mexico, and getting acquainted. Later, the first date goes to Jubilee and she shares an intimate dinner with Jared. Back at the house, an unhinged hunk refuses to calm down and offends everyone.

Week 2, Night 1

Episode: 3x02 | Airdate: Aug 8, 2016

One bachelor is forced to exit paradise early and insults Chris Harrison and his cast mates on his way out. Back at the house, everyone celebrates his departure as they get back to finding love.

Week 2, Night 2

Episode: 3x03 | Airdate: Aug 9, 2016

Things heat up when the women are given the power; a few couples establish their relationships and aren't afraid to show it; one bachelor gets annoyed when an aggressive suitor steals his lady.

Week 3, Night 1

Episode: 3x04 | Airdate: Aug 15, 2016

A newly single bachelor makes a desperate plea for the heart of a taken woman; the unattached guys try to bring their A-game to the cocktail party so they won't be sent home.

Week 3, Night 2

Episode: 3x05 | Airdate: Aug 16, 2016

A drama queen arrives in paradise and discovers her ex has met someone else and she's forced to watch from the sidelines as he finds love with another woman.

Week 4, Night 1

Episode: 3x06 | Airdate: Aug 22, 2016

A bachelor deals with his ex's inability to move on; two new men cause a stir among the bachelorettes; two couples go out on a party boat; a pair ride horses out to a waterfall.

Week 4, Night 2

Episode: 3x07 | Airdate: Aug 23, 2016

A bachelor decides to leave after realizing the lack of balance in his relationship; a popular couple show up, hoping to restore everyone's belief in finding love; a date in a temazcal sweat lodge leads to an open discussion about feelings.

Week 5, Night 1

Episode: 3x08 | Airdate: Aug 29, 2016

A new bachelor arrives; one bachelor's temper gets the best of him; a shocking announcement is made at the rose ceremony; a jealous bachelorette has difficulty letting go of old feelings.

Week 6, Night 1

Episode: 3x10 | Airdate: Sep 5, 2016

One bachelor capitalizes on a new arrival's lack of options; a woman is heartbroken after a cold conversation with a disinterested bachelor; five bachelors hand out their roses while one makes a surprising decision; couples go on their final dates.

Season 3 Finale

Episode: 3x11 | Airdate: Sep 6, 2016

A panicked bachelor explains himself to a devastated bachelorette; one bachelorette is worried that her quiet man might not reciprocate her feelings of love; couples arrive at the final rose ceremony.

Season 4

Week 1, Part 1

Episode: 4x01 | Airdate: Aug 14, 2017

Former "The Bachelor" and "The Bachelorette" cast members arrive looking for another chance at love; sad news is relayed to the cast; a new twist is revealed that poses a threat to the men; a woman is betrayed by another.

Week 1, Part 2

Episode: 4x02 | Airdate: Aug 15, 2017

Season 3 alumni Carly and Evan tie the knot in Paradise; the cast tries to regain momentum following a production lapse; a woman is disappointed by a date card going to someone she thinks doesn't need it.

Week 2, Part 1

Episode: 4x03 | Airdate: Aug 21, 2017

A cast-off member from Rachel's season of "The Bachelorette" arrives, putting couples at odds. Later, a cocktail party leads to the first rose ceremony of the season.

Week 2, Part 2

Episode: 4x04 | Airdate: Aug 22, 2017

Two new arrivals bring sex, jealousy and deceit to Paradise (or rather, even more sex, jealousy and deceit). The first arrival has her eyes on the prize that another woman thought she had won on the last episode.

Week 5

Episode: 4x09 | Airdate: Sep 11, 2017

Chris gives the couples the option to go on one more date that would end with a fantasy suite card, leave together and explore their relationships in the real world, or go their separate ways.

Season 5

Week 1: Season Premiere

Episode: 5x01 | Airdate: Aug 7, 2018

Bachelor Nation faves get another chance to find love.

Week 2, Part 1

Episode: 5x02 | Airdate: Aug 13, 2018

Week 2, Part 1

Bachelorette Becca Kufrin comes to Paradise to talk to an emotional bachelor from her season. Elsewhere, one romantic hopeful already imagines leaving Paradise engaged to the gorgeous guy who's been making her feel special ever since she got there.

Week 2, Part 2

Episode: 5x03 | Airdate: Aug 14, 2018

Week 2, Part 2

Bachelorette Becca Kufrin comes to Paradise to talk to an emotional bachelor from her season. Elsewhere, one romantic hopeful already imagines leaving Paradise engaged to the gorgeous guy who's been making her feel special ever since she got there.

Week 3, Part 1

Episode: 5x04 | Airdate: Aug 20, 2018

Week 3, Part 1

A desperate bachelorette confronts the man who admitted to kissing another woman. Another woman realizes she is still interested in a former flame, while a man gifts a birthday girl with a giant stuffed dog to get under the skin of her jealous suitor.

Week 3, Part 2

Episode: 5x05 | Airdate: Aug 21, 2018

Week 3, Part 2

A hunky man asks out a fair-haired beauty, even though she is seemingly part of a happy couple. A hot and steamy photo shoot makes a woman realize that she may not be ready to settle down, and an old friend gives a warning about a date's intentions..

Week 4, Part 2

Episode: 5x07 | Airdate: Aug 28, 2018

Week 4, Part 2

Four men campaign for the rose of the only independent woman. Cast in the role of Bachelorette for the night, the single lady chats with all four contenders to see if any show promise of being the great love she has been longing for.

Week 5, Part 1

Episode: 5x08 | Airdate: Sep 3, 2018

Week 5, Part 1

An overconfident bachelorette is devastated when her man tells her that he can't give her the future that she deserves. Everyone is shocked when they discover that this couple that seemed so stable has split up and split for the States, separately. Also, things shake up yet again with the arrival of two women at the same time.

Week 5, Part 2

Episode: 5x09 | Airdate: Sep 4, 2018

Week 5, Part 2

Host Chris Harrison shows up with two couples from Paradise's past, to choose which couple to send on what is promised to be the most spectacular date inBachelor in Paradisehistory.

Week 6: Finale

Episode: 5x10 | Airdate: Sep 10, 2018

Week 6: Finale

A romantic date goes well until the female model is asked to change into a wedding dress. Elsewhere, a suitor shows up for the rose ceremony still disappointed over the conversation with his girlfriend the night before.

After Paradise

Episode: 5x11 | Airdate: Sep 11, 2018

After Paradise

Host Chris Harrison is joined by a live studio audience to watch as the love-struck couples spend their final moments in Mexico. Plus, the cast reunites after Paradise.