Love in Paradise: The Caribbean, A 90 Day Story recap: Sex on the beach

Aryanna, Steven, and Amber
With their relationships at a critical point of taking things to the next level or breaking up, the Love in Paradise: The Caribbean couples have a lot to unpack. Pic credit: TLC

The new hit 90 Day Fiance spinoff Love in Paradise: The Caribbean, A 90 Day Story is giving viewers quality relationship drama within the backdrop of paradise.

Four Americans who fell in love while on vacation have returned to the islands they met their partners on to reconnect and hopefully take the next step in their relationships.

With two episodes out on Discovery + this spinoff is already proving it will serve the fiery situations, tough choices, and real-life circumstances that 90 Day Fiance viewers are enamored with.

Some couples are facing relationship ultimatums on Love in Paradise: The Caribbean

Aryanna went down to Jamaica with her mom and two sisters to meet the father of her child Sherlon for the first time in 6 months. They had not seen each other since the initial vacation they hooked up on where their son was conceived.

After an awkward first encounter, she and her family went out of Sherlon’s boat the following day where Aryanna’s insecurities and doubts for the future were apparent. She wants to start the K-1 visa process with Sherlon so they can be together and raise the baby in America.

Martine is visiting her boyfriend of three years Steven in Barbados in the hopes that they will take it to the next level and he will propose.

During breakfast, she hit Steven with an ultimatum of either him moving to America or her moving to Barbados along with getting a ring, and Steven really didn’t like her approach.

Steven also has a six-year-old daughter to consider and thinks Martine is being selfish.

Martine wants Steven to take a serious next step with her and Steven thinks Matine is not communicating the right way. Pic credit: TLC

There are hurdles and communication issues standing in the way on Love in Paradise: The Caribbean

Amber met up with her fiance Daniel in Costa Rica after being apart for almost a year and hopes to get the K-1 visa finalized so he can join her in the US.

After a wonderful first night together, Daniel dropped a bomb on Amber that he quit his job and didn’t get any of the paperwork he needed to in order to file the visa.

This really upset Amber who has been financially supporting him throughout the coronavirus pandemic. She was also on his case about the paperwork and expected him to already have it done by the time she arrived.

Amber was mad at Daniel for being unprepared to take the next step in the K-1 visa process. Pic credit: TLC

Mark went down to Boca del Torro, Panama to reunite with his girlfriend Key who he met 10 years previous. After a nine-year hiatus from talking, they have rekindled their romance and Mark wants to take the next step and ask Key to move to California where he lives.

Key does not like speaking English and is frustrated that Mark won’t learn Spanish for her. She is also hesitant to uproot her life in Panama that she really loves.

New Episodes of Love in Paradise: The Caribbean, A 90 Day Story premiere Sundays Discovery+.

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1 year ago

F*** off

1 year ago

I really enjoy this show, and the others in the series. There are such huge cultural and language issues that these gringos are choosing to ignore, which makes the show fun to watch. For the record, “Love in Paradise – The Caribbean”, is far from correct. Costa Rica is NOT an ISLAND and it is located on the PACIFIC, not the Caribbean.

With that said we watch this program and see these US citizens stumble and fumble because of their own stupidity and ignorance of other cultures and other countries.

Amber goes to Costa Rica and hates it. She complains but she has no idea what is the real Costa Rica. She is visiting one of the most famous Tourist hangouts in this country. The prices are in dollars in Jaco to please the tourists, and the Ticos working in Jaco speak English language to extract from them as many dollars as possible. There is nothing about Jaco that is Costa Rica. It is hot and humid with lots of insects and tourists. Yeah, it is on the beach!

Daniel is from Venezuela. He escaped Venezuela and I am happy for him, but Costa Rica is a stepping stone to get to the USA. He is lazy and manipulative. He is using Amber to get him and his family green cards in the USA. I am sad for Amber. She is being used. She complains about supporting him there in Jaco, but she probably does not know that she will have to sponsor him and be financially responsible for him for 10 years before Daniel can get a green card. That is a lot of years to support a parasite.

The Boca de Torro islands are part of Panama but are adjacent to Costa Rica. This is also a big tourist area where many residents must learn English to serve the tourists. So here we have Mark, a gringo from California, who says he loves a sweet Argentinean woman. Ten years ago he did not speak Spanish and Key did not speak English. She goes into rehab in Argentina and her family accepts Mark into their home so he can comfort Key in the hospital. Mark said that “he had to leave Argentina” because “Nobody speaks English!” Hell, man; it is Argentina and the language is Spanish. Mark, it is their house in Argentina. How can you reasonably expect them to speak English to please you? The arrogance is unbelieveable.

Key contacts Mark after ten years and he returns to Boca de Torro. He thinks that he will convince Key to move to California since Key learned some English. He is still arrogant and thinks California is better than Boca de Torro, which Key loves. In addition, Mark did not, and will not, study Spanish. Key, this guy is a selfish loser.

I visited Costa Rica at least 6 times over a period of decades and never had a bad experience. I also visited 50 or so other countries, but liked Costa Rica the most. After evaluating where to retire for several years, and changing my selection two times, I sold everything and moved to Costa Rica eleven years ago.

The first thing that I did after deciding to relocate was to study Spanish. I still study and practice every day. Spanish was difficult at first, but now is rewarding. US Americans have a reputation here in Costa Rica, and around the globe, as arrogant and acting like the USA is the center of the universe. There is this general attitude among these uniformed gringos that everything should operate as it does the US. They do not get the concept of other countries, other governments and other cultures function differently. Just because it is different; it is not “wrong”. It simply is different. They never take the time to learn and to embrace the differences.

I married a Tica after living here more than 7 years. She only speaks Spanish. Spanish is the language of this country, why should I want her to speak English? Her family and friends speak only Spanish. Who is responsible to learn the language in order to communicate? (Think about that Mark.) I am very fortunate to have this wonderful Costa Rican woman as my wife and I love here large family.

We live in the mountains where it is cool and free of insects. We are surrounded by the beauty of nature and fantastic vistas. I embraced the culture, the country and the language and have been rewarded with a new life that I find to be superior to the USA, especially the health care in Costa Rica.

My heart surgery in San Jose was completely covered by insurance. There were no deductibles, no co-pays only careful and attentive doctors and nurses using up to date equipment. How I am going to pay for emergency medical attention in my later years is something I do not worry about any more.

We watch many gringos decide to move here. They are ignorant and have not done any research about the country, culture or the people. Of course they fail. They come with the attitude that Costa is the southern most part of the USA. They think all people here need to understand English language. Often we hear, “Who here speaks English?” This arrogance and their flaunting the dollar has contributed to the dislike of US Americans here; and in other countries. It is sad to see this happen, but it is their fault for not researching and renting before moving. They think it will be like the TV show “House Hunters International”, which really belongs on the Comedy Channel.

As for the others in the program, I have visited Jamaica and Barbados. Both of the women on the show are not thinking clearly. These men are happy with their island life. They regularly have flings with the tourists and then go back to living their island life. Do these women think that their US dollars will make a difference to these men? Why would they consider marriage and relocating to the USA? Jamaica and Barbados have lots of tourists and the people that live on these tourist islands like the US dollars. These guys have a happy life. They meet many beautiful tourists with money and they don’t need, or want, these clingy women in their lives permanently. They are happy with their life as it is.

All in all it is fun to watch these gringos make fools of themselves. It is great television. We look forward to each episode. I am sad when I see the arrogance and ignorance of these US Americans. I honestly believe that the US Americans on the program will not find happiness and love unless they change their attitudes.