Let the countdown to watch party season begin! Whether you’re hosting the squad or heading to your bestie’s place to tune in to the love and drama, it’s important to be ready for anything. After all, Paradise is full of surprises. Luckily, we’ve got a few tropical tricks and tips up our sleeve to help you prep for the premiere. Check out some of our faves below, and happy watching (and sipping)!
Don’t be shy with the decor
It wouldn’t be Paradise if you didn’t do the most, especially for the biggest watch party night of the year. Feeling crafty? Deck out the coffee table with DIY date cards. Feeling flirty? Spruce up your space with roses and greenery galore. The fun is in the details!
Show up and show out with the snacks
The best part about appetizers? You can’t go wrong with them. Keep it simple and sweet (and maybe a little bit spicy) with chips and salsa. Or recreate that dreamy charcuterie board you’ve had saved on Pinterest since last season. It’s your call!
Mix up a Bachelor in Paradise™ cocktail
Enjoy the complete show experience, all from the comfort of your couch, with a recipe inspired by the iconic beach bar sips! Try Season 8 cast members Jill Chin and Serene Russel's signature cocktails below.
JILL’S WATERMELON WAVE
2 oz. RumHaven
2 oz. Watermelon Juice
1 oz. Club Soda
0.5 oz. Lime Juice
Fresh Mint and Watermelon (for garnish)
Add ingredients into an ice-filled glass, and gently stir together to combine and chill. Garnish with a watermelon wedge and mint sprig.
SERENE’S SUNSET SERENADE
2 oz. RumHaven
¾ oz. Italian Aperitivo
2 oz. Pineapple Juice
¼ oz. Simple Syrup
¼ oz. Fresh Lime Juice
Cherry (for garnish)
Add all ingredients into an ice-filled shaker. Shake and strain into an ice-filled glass. Garnish with a cherry.
Want more watch party inspo?
See how Jill and Serene are getting ready for the premiere of Bachelor in Paradise™!