The 2nd season of Bachelor in Paradise premiered on August 2, 2015.

Chris Harrison reprised his role from The Bachelor and The Bachelorette as the host of the show.


Like in the previous season, it continued filming in Mexico but this time, it is taking place at the Playa Escondida Resort in the town of Sayulita, located in Vallarta-Nayarit, Mexico.


Elimination chart

Place Contestant Week
1 2 3 4 5 6
1-6 Jade Date In In Date In In Stay
Tanner Date In In Date In In Stay
Samantha Wait Date In Date In Stay
Nick Wait Date Date In Stay
Cassandra Wait Last In Stay
Justin Wait Date Date In Stay
7-8 Tenley Last Date In Date In In Split
Joshua Wait Date In Date In In Split
9-10 Carly In In Date In In Split
Kirk In In Date In In Split
11-14 Ashley S. Date In In Date Out
Amber Wait Last Date Out
Jaclyn Wait Out
Chelsie Wait Out
15 Mikey T. Date Out Back Date Quit
16 Mackenzie Wait Quit
17 Dan Date In Date Last Quit
18 Ashley I. Date In In In Quit
19 Jared Date Date In In Quit
20 Juelia In Date Save Date Quit
21 Joe Wait Last Date Out
22 Chris Wait Quit
23-24 Clare Date Date Out
Megan Wait Out
25 JJ In In Quit
26-27 Jonathan In Out
Michael G. Wait Out
28 Lauren In Quit
29 Jillian Out
The contestant is male.
The contestant is female.
Date The contestant had a date and gave out a rose at the rose ceremony.
Date The contestant went on a date and got a rose at the rose ceremony.
In The contestant gave or received a rose at the rose ceremony, thus remaining in the competition.
Last The contestant received the last rose.
Last The contestant went on a date and received the last rose.
Out The contestant went on a date and was eliminated.
Out The contestant was eliminated.
Quit The contestant went on a date and rejected a rose and ended up quitting.
Quit The contestant had a date and voluntarily left the show.
Quit The contestant voluntarily left the show.
Quit The contestant left the show after admitting they were in a relationship back home.
Split The couple broke up.
Stay The couple decided to stay together.
Wait The contestant had a wait for appearing to paradise.
Back The contestant returned at the end of the episode at the request of another contestant.
Save The contestant was saved when a previously eliminated contestant returned.


No. in season Title Original air date
1 "Week 1, pt. 1" August 2, 2015
Season 2 begins with the cast arriving on the shores of Playa Escondida in Mexico and getting acquainted at a cocktail party. But their revelry is soon interrupted by a mystery woman. Later, Clare Crawley from Season 1 shows up and shakes things up; and one lady becomes ill and must be taken by ambulance to a hospital. Also: the wedding of 2014 cast members Lacy Faddoul and Marcus Grodd.
2 "Week 1, pt. 2" August 3, 2015
Clare receives a date card and goes on a mission to find herself a man. Later, Ashley S. gets a date card and chooses Dan to accompany her. On the date, the two discuss her infamous crazy girl reputation. At the rose ceremony, the men hand out roses and one woman is forced to leave paradise.
3 "Week 2, pt. 1" August 9, 2015
One bachelorette has a tearful meltdown and considers leaving Paradise. Meanwhile, Josh gets a date card and asks Tenley out; and a new bachelor arrives but his abrasive behavior puts everyone off. He takes Juelia on a date but their budding relationship is short-lived after he reveals his true intentions behind coming to Paradise. Back at the house, Jared becomes embroiled in a love triangle that involves Ashley I. and Clare.
4 "Week 2, pt. 2" August 10, 2015
Jared and Clare go on an adventurous date that includes bungee jumping. Back at the house, a new bachelor arrives with a date card and asks Tenley out. They go to a luxurious resort where they are serenaded by a mariachi band. Later, Clare lectures the entire cast before the cocktail party; and Jonathan and Mikey try to convince Juelia that Joe is playing her.
5 "Week 3, pt. 1" August 16, 2015
A new bachelorette arrives with a date card and asks Joe out. Their date includes a sexy magazine photo shoot. Later, Carly receives a date card and invites Kirk; Dan tells Ashley S. he has doubts about their relationship; and Megan shows up with a date card and asks out unclaimed J.J.
6 "Week 3, pt. 2" August 17, 2015
Samantha and Joe are confronted about their relationship and their history together. Later, Ashley S.'s hopes to reconcile with Dan are dashed when her best friend Amber arrives and asks Dan out. Also: J.J. and Megan enjoy a date on a yacht.
7 "Week 4, pt. 1" August 23, 2015
Joe and Samantha address the controversy surrounding their relationship; Juelia asks Chris Harrison for an unprecedented favor; Tanner and Jade visit Tequila, Mexico; notorious Nick Peterson returns and takes Ashley S. on a date; Jared ends his relationship with Ashley I., leaving her in tears.
8 "Week 4, pt. 2" August 24, 2015
Mikey and Juelia go on a date to Guadalajara, Mexico; Joe confronts Samantha and threatens to expose her lies in order to clear his name as a villain; Kirk surprises Carly with an impromptu fishing date; Justin Reich arrives and takes Samantha out.
9 "Week 5, pt. 1" August 30, 2015
Samantha cancels a date with Justin to go back to Joe, so Justin takes Amber out and they learn the sexy art of salsa dancing. Meanwhile, bachelor Chris Bukowski arrives with a date card, but he struggles to make a good impression and is rejected by Tenley. Later, new arrival Chelsie steps into Paradise.
10 "Week 5, pt. 2" August 31, 2015
Chelsie asks Nick out and they enjoy an ocean cruise on a luxurious yacht and go snorkeling. Later, Mackenzie arrives in Paradise and invites Justin on a date. The pair are then "married" by a Shaman. Back at the resort, Jaclyn shows up and sets her sights on Jared. A jealous Ashley I. then asks Chris Harrison for an unprecedented favor---an overnight fantasy suite date.
11 "Week 6" September 6, 2015
Ashley I. whisks Jared away to a luxurious hotel; Mikey decides to end his relationship with Juelia; two new bachelorettes, Jaclyn and Cassandra, arrive and they both want to take Justin on a date; Samantha and Nick visit an elegant resort; eight people are eliminated at the rose ceremony.
12 "Finale" September 7, 2015"
Season 2 ends with the final four couples still reeling from a shocking breakup that makes each of them question the stability of their own relationships before they go on their final fantasy suite dates. At the rose ceremony, one couple break up and one bachelor decides not to give out his rose.

Where are they now?

JJ failed to win back the girl he left Paradise for and is available on Tindr.

Ashley Iaconetti eagerly tried to capture Jared's attention again at Jade and Tanner's wedding, failing yet again. She began a relationship with Kevin Wendt whom she met on The Bachelor Winter Games. They broke up shortly after the show ended. In May 2018, she announced that she, FINALLY, was dating Jared.

Cassandra and Justin broke up and she began dating Jonathan, who was also on this season of Bachelor in Paradise. They have since ended their relationship.

Nick and Samantha announced their breakup on October 9, 2015.

In early 2016 Jade and Tanner married. Their wedding was documented on a special episode of the twentieth season of The Bachelor. Jade has taken Tanner's last name and now goes by Jade Tolbert. On March 8, 2017, the couple announced that they are expecting their first child. On May 4, 2017, they revealed that they are having a girl.

Ashley S. married her college sweetheart Austin Brannen on September 10, 2016. They have one child, son Brooks, who was born on April 7, 2016.

Carly Waddell is now married to Evan Bass whom she met on the third season of Bachelor in Paradise. On August 7, 2017, they announced that they are expecting their first child. Their daughter, Isabella Evelyn “Bella” Bass, was born on February 15, 2018.

Tenley Molzahn married her longtime boyfriend Taylor Leopold on April 27, 2018.

Juelia Kinney got engaged to Aaron Bass, brother of Evan Bass, on July 25, 2018.

The rings

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