The couples arrive on Roatan in the Bay Islands off the coast of Honduras. They wait on the beach patiently as the singles arrive to greet them. The men and women are paraded around for their first encounters. The host Mark Walberg then tells the Couple Men to leave so the Single Women can tell the Couple Women which of their boyfriends they are most interested in. Mark then switches it and the Single Men tell the Couple Men who they are most interested in. Kara receives the most accolades from the girls while Melissa gets none. For the men Jason only gets one guy who wants Kara while Anthony gets the most.
Some initial tension was built between Jeff (single guy) and Jason. Jeff pretended to tell Jason he wanted to date Kara, but fakes him out and moves to Eric instead. Mark then tells the couples to take 5 minutes of alone time together because they are being split up immediately and taken away to separate parts of the island. They are all in shock because of how quickly they are being split apart. After being separated, the couples get to spend some time with their respective singles. A little drinking, and everyone opens up. Especially Michael who says he's a kid in a candy store.
The next day, Mark brings the couples back together and the singles parade out in front of all to introduce themselves. Some stand outs: John from Minnesota tripping and falling on the way up and Eve from Minnesota who likes to jump off buildings and set herself on fire. We might get an explanation. Maybe not. The couples are then told to select a single of the opposite sex who they think is the most threatening to their respective boy/girlfriend. Jason immediately selects Jeff, probably because of the earlier altercation. He pretends like he's going to hit him but refrains. Anthony selects Derrick, Eric selects Ryan M. and Michael selects Ian. Stephanie picks Tiffany, Kara picks Amy, Kristin picks Maria and Melissa picks Tanaya.
Mark Walberg then surprises everyone and tells the eight selected singles that they are in fact being sent home. Back at the respective sides - the guys are staying at Luna Beach Resort while the girls are staying at Palmetto Bay Plantation. At Luna, Michael immediately warms up to the girls as does Anthony. Eric holds back a little but Jason completely shuts himself off. Mark arrives at Luna at night and sits down with the guys. Mark tells them that there's a twist. He tells the guys that 4 singles they picked, weren't kicked off. In fact, they selected those 4 to be the first dates for their girlfriends.moreless
The next day the Couples embark on their first dates. On the dates, Jason and Amy have the worst date imaginable. The hiking was too much. The weather was too hot. The food was terrible. There wasn't enough water. Anything that could be wrong was. On the flip side, Kara and Jeff's date went very well. They went on a boat ride and Jeff gave Kara a massage. Jeff thinks that Kara will end the show as a single. Anthony goes on his first date with Tiffany. They go white water rafting and both seemed to have a great time. Stephanie went on a date with Derrick and they went jet skiing. They also had a long talk and Stephanie began to really open up.
Kristin's first date was with Ryan M. She tells him that if she wasn't in a serious relationship with Eric, she would be someone else because she doesn't like dating. She and Ryan went to swim with the dolphins and seemed to have a nice time. Eric went on his first date with Maria and they went sailing and snorkeling. Maria didn't know how to swim very well and Eric took care of her. They seemed to open up and have a good time together. Maria thinks that Kristin should definitely be worried about Eric.
Melissa and Ian go on their first date together. Ian gives Melissa a full body massage and they seemed to really open up with each other. Melissa asks Ian if he's ever dated an older woman, which he hasn't. They both had a good time and it was a good, relaxing first date. Michael and Tanaya go on a date together and go intertubing. They both flirt back and forth with each other. Tanaya thought it was more flirty than she expected especially when Michael gives her the "go ahead" to do what she wants. She tells Michael she's easier when she's not drunk. Michael said he got to really know Tanaya a lot better. After the dates, the Couple Girls got back and a big party erupted at Palmetto. Over at Luna the situation was similar. Lots of dancing and craziness, but Jason still stays clear of the excitement.
Back at Palmetto, Jeff and Kara go on a walk together and end up in her room alone. After a night of partying, Mark brings the Couple Girls together and tells them that this is an actual vote-off. They first pick the guys they want to save until they whittle it down by process of elimination. Kara saves Jeff, Kristin saves Giulio, Stephanie saves Derrick and Melissa saves Ian. All the girls fall in line with their first dates. After more saves, it comes down to Scott, Ryan M. and Ryan S. The girls kick off Scott and Ryan S., but are then told that they need to kick one more off. They decide to kick off Keith. Ryan S. says he came on to find true love but it was not meant to be. Scott said he had no bad feelings for any of the girls. Back at Palmetto after the vote off, the girls are getting nervous for their first Bonfire. They are brought down to the fire ground and are met by Mark who tells them what Bonfire is about and how it works.
He tells the girls that it's a place where they can check in and get their only glimpse of what's going on at the other side of the island. He also tells the girls that if they watch the tape, their boyfriends will have to watch theirs as well. Kara decides not to watch it and Mark gives the video over to Melissa. Melissa watches Michael intertubing with Tanaya sitting on his lap and hugging him. She then sees Michael and Tanaya back at Luna in what appears to be a kiss. But because their backs are turned you can't really tell. Melissa is clearly shaken by what she saw and says she doesn't know what she feels. Stephanie then decides she wants to watch her video as well. She sees Anthony on his date with Tiffany and Tiffany talking about Anthony being attractive. They then show them dancing but nothing intimate. Stephanie leaves confident and collected not seeing anything bad.
Kristin decides not to watch the tape either. She says that she doesn't want anything to affect her personal experience. Mark goes back to Kara and she then decides to watch. She sees Jason having a terrible time on his date and not much else happening. She's pleasantly surprised but also upset that he's not having a good time. After the girls leave, the boys are brought in for Bonfire. Mark gives them the same talk and tells them whether they have to watch or not. Mark shows Anthony his video first because Stephanie chose to watch hers. Anthony sees Stephanie and Derrick on their date, cruising around on the jet ski. He then sees her in a chicken fight on Derrick's head in the pool. Anthony looks a little distraught by how free she's being and says it's not a good tape. He says the Stephanie he knows wouldn't be doing what she's doing.
Mark then gives Michael the video to watch. He watches Melissa receive a massage from Ian and how much she's enjoying it – with her top off. Michael says that the date was the date and that he wants to know what's going on but he's not going to change how he acts because of it. Mark then hands the tape to Jason. Jason watches Jeff hold hands with Kara, massage Kara, hug Kara, be in Kara's room with her, etc. He's clearly not happy and says that he's upset because she knew he had a problem with the guy but still was close to him. Later that night the guys talk about the Bonfire and basically come to the conclusion that since their girlfriends are doing more than they are, they may as well start doing more themselves.moreless
Eric chose Amy for his date. They went out on a boat as well, but we don't see much as they both exclaim their mutual attraction for one another. Jason took Erryn on his date. Jason started to come out of his shell a little and Erryn worked hard to get him to open up. They seemed to connect a little and Jason's date was clearly better this time. After the dates, Luna at night turned a little crazy. The girls decided to have a lingerie party for the boys. All the girls came out one by one and stripped for the men in skimpy outfits. As a result of the party, everyone – especially Jason, finally opened up and all the guys and girls had a great party. Jason, in retaliation of his girlfriend, decided to have a chicken fight with Erryn on his head. Meanwhile, Sandra and Tiffany began to get into a little competition over Michael. Although, Michael's interest seemed to lie with Tiffany instead.
Over at Palmetto, a lot of tension was building with the Single Guys. So the Single Guys tried to break the ice by playing truth or dare. The game ended fairly quickly though and tensions rose again.There was a particular problem between Jeff and Jerome. Jerome called Jeff out for talking trash about Ian. The Girls didn't know what to think and Melissa said they should just vote off everyone who was fighting because she doesn't want to deal with it. The day after the fight, everyone changed and was being very polite for fear of being voted off. Kristin said that the people who caused drama were going to be the first to go. At the vote off however, the girls actually went at each other when deciding who to kick off. Jerome and Jeff both ended up being saved. The other girls couldn't believe that Melissa saved Jerome. In the end, the girls wind up kicking off John and Ryan M. The other Single Guys were upset with the decision to keep Jerome around as well. But Melissa wanted to give him another chance. Back at Luna, the drama between Sandra and Tiffany continued. Sandra was crying because Michael wasn't paying her enough attention.
The girls started speculating who was going to be voted off first. Mark brought the boys out to choose who they wanted to save first. In the end, the boys voted off Corie, Tanaya and Kelly Anne. Back at Palmetto, the girls talked about whether they'll watch Bonfire video or not. At the Bonfire, Mark told the girls that the video is of their boyfriends spending a lot of time with a particular girl. Kristin declined to watch again. Stephanie also declined to watch. But then she turned around and watched it anyway. The clip she saw was Anthony on his date with Ida. She was upset when Anthony said it was one of the nicest dates he had ever been on. Kara decided to watch the video as well. She saw Jason having fun in the pool with Erryn and flirting with her at the bar. Kara was happy to see that he finally came out of his shell a bit. She didn't have any real concerns though.
On to Melissa, whose clip is never good, she decided to watch again. She saw Michael hanging out a lot with Tiffany, touching her, walking off with her, etc. She was clearly upset though and thought he was doing more of the tempting then being tempted. She just wanted to know what he was thinking. When the girls went back to Palmetto, Melissa decided to warm up to Jerome a lot more. Kara and Jeff also walked off together and ended up in her room at night.moreless
Kara picked Giulio for her date. The date was more of a "friends" date, because neither Giulio nor Kara had any physical or emotional attraction for the other. Kara simply picked Giulio because she knew she'd have a great time with him. Back at Luna, everyone was partying again. Michael was worried about the rift between Tiffany and Sandra. Sandra decided to lay it on the line with Michael but he was upset with how she confronted him and thought she was getting a little crazy. He said he got along best with Tiffany and decided to stick with her. Tiffany remarked that there must be something wrong with his relationship because of how close he's getting to her. She also said she could definitely see herself with Michael.
Anthony's relationship with Ida was changing also. Anthony showed interest in Ashley so Ida said she was going to back off. Anthony and Ashley hung out a lot more and ended up on the hammock together late at night. Anthony put the pillow over their heads and speculation ran wild. In the morning, the boys strolled in slowly and were told that something important was going to go down. As it happened, they had to vote off more women. Mark told the guys they had to make the numbers smaller so he asked them to vote off two of them. The boys deliberated and decided to send home Melanie and Kristin. The two girls weren't really fitting in with the group and they didn't seem too disappointed to leave.
Over at Palmetto, Melissa was struggling with who she wanted to vote off. Everyone wanted Jerome to go, but Melissa was still hesitating. At the vote off, Melissa ended up saving Jerome and then broke down in tears as the girls sent home Chris to the group's dismay. After the vote off, Melissa and Jerome went off together to spend more time getting to know each other. Over at Luna, the guys prepared to go to Bonfire. At the Bonfire, Mark told the guys that their women will have to watch their clips, but the guys would not. Eric decided not to watch the tape. Anthony decided to watch. He saw Stephanie hanging out more with Derrick and walking alone on the beach with him. Anthony said Derrick is nothing but Stephanie is there to find things out about herself.
Mark then asked Jason who decided to pass on watching his clip. Michael on the other hand said he wanted to see it no matter what. He saw Melissa hanging out with Jerome and he also found out that she took her necklace off. Michael said he didn't believe the necklace thing but he can't say for sure because he wasn't over there. At the Girls' bonfire, Mark told them they have to watch a "must play" clip. The girls watched their boyfriends partying at their resort. Kristin was disappointed in seeing Eric smoke. But Melissa was the most disappointed when she saw Michael getting very close with Tiffany. She tossed her necklace into the sand and broke down crying. Stephanie said she didn't know what to feel though when she saw Anthony hanging out so much with Ashley.moreless