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The Best Episodes of The White Lotus

Every episode of The White Lotus ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of The White Lotus!

Follow the exploits of various guests and employees at an exclusive tropical resort over the span of a week as with each passing day, a darker complexity emerges in these picture-perfect travelers, the hotel’s cheerful employees and the idyllic locale itself.

Genres:ComedyDramaMystery
Network:HBO

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The best episode of "The White Lotus" is "Arrivederci", rated 8.8/10 from 6286 user votes. It was directed by Mike White and written by Mike White. "Arrivederci" aired on 12/11/2022 and is rated 0.3 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "That's Amore".

  • Arrivederci
    8.8/10 6,286 votes

    #1 - Arrivederci

    Season 2 Episode 7 - Aired 2022-12-11

    Hoping to help Lucia, Albie asks Dominic for a karmic payment. With Portia still unreachable, Tanya grows increasingly wary of Quentin's motives. Consumed with doubts, Ethan confronts Cam... and gets unexpected advice from Daphne. After an eventful night, Valentina gives Mia a chance.

    Director: Mike White

    Writer: Mike White

  • That's Amore
    8.5/10 4,488 votes

    #2 - That's Amore

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2022-11-27

    Still doubting Ethan, Harper gets real during a wine tasting trip with Cam and Daphne. Meanwhile, Tanya and Portia embark on a whirlwind two-day excursion to Palermo with Quentin and Jack, Albie navigates a misunderstanding with Lucia, and Valentina decides to make a staffing change to get a flirtatious Rocco away from Isabella.

    Director: Mike White

    Writer: Mike White

  • In the Sandbox
    8.1/10 4,013 votes

    #3 - In the Sandbox

    Season 2 Episode 4 - Aired 2022-11-20

    When Tanya receives an impromptu invite from dashing ex-pat Quentin, Portia finds herself spending the day with his beguiling nephew, Jack. After returning from her trip with Daphne, a relieved Harper is blindsided by a piece of evidence from Ethan’s night out. Meanwhile, a suddenly guilt-ridden Lucia tries to keep Mia on a righteous path.

    Director: Mike White

    Writer: Mike White

  • Abductions
    8.1/10 3,829 votes

    #4 - Abductions

    Season 2 Episode 6 - Aired 2022-12-04

    After admitting their marriage needs work, Ethan grows suspicious of Harper and Cam. As they look forward to a lavish party at Quentin's Palermo estate, Tanya gives Portia an opaque warning about Jack. Meanwhile, the Di Grassos head out in search of distant Sicilian relatives, but Dominic bristles when Albie invites Lucia along as their translator.

    Director: Mike White

    Writer: Mike White

  • The Lotus-Eaters
    8.0/10 4,286 votes

    #5 - The Lotus-Eaters

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2021-08-08

    As Armond attempts to do damage control, Belinda tries to redirect Tanya’s focus to her business proposal. Paula grows increasingly disillusioned with the Mossbachers. A sidelined Rachel begins to question her future. Nicole rebuffs Mark for airing their dirty laundry to Quinn.

    Director: Mike White

    Writer: Mike White

  • Bull Elephants
    8.0/10 4,075 votes

    #6 - Bull Elephants

    Season 2 Episode 3 - Aired 2022-11-13

    After promising to have a more positive attitude, Harper gets looped into a side excursion with Daphne – leaving Ethan and Cameron behind for some bro time. On her own for two days, Tanya seeks advice from a local tarot reader and summons Portia back from sightseeing with the Di Grassos. Later, Albie questions whether his father truly respects women.

    Director: Mike White

    Writer: Mike White

  • Recentering
    7.9/10 4,370 votes

    #7 - Recentering

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2021-08-01

    After Shane shoots down her latest career plans, Rachel is further blindsided by an unexpected arrival. Just as Belinda begins to take her business proposition seriously, Tanya’s attention turns to an intriguing hotel guest. Meanwhile, Armond’s renewed commitment to sobriety is put to the test.

    Director: Mike White

    Writer: Mike White

  • Mysterious Monkeys
    7.8/10 4,517 votes

    #8 - Mysterious Monkeys

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2021-07-25

    Stripped of his gadgets, Quinn reluctantly takes a scuba class with Mark, who’s struggling to process revelations regarding his late father. Hoping to reignite the spark with Rachel, Shane enlists Armond to help plan a romantic evening. Tanya leans on Belinda for support as she scatters her mother’s ashes at sea. Paula keeps a secret from a suspicious Olivia.

    Director: Mike White

    Writer: Mike White

  • Departures
    7.8/10 4,679 votes

    #9 - Departures

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2021-08-15

    Rachel shares some harsh truths with Shane and confides in Belinda, who’s reeling from bad news of her own. As the Mossbachers turn the page on their harrowing scare, Quinn reveals major life plans. With nothing left to lose, Armond goes on an all-out bender – and exacts the ultimate revenge on his nemesis.

    Director: Mike White

    Writer: Mike White

  • Italian Dream
    7.8/10 4,176 votes

    #10 - Italian Dream

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 2022-11-06

    Though Harper bristles at Ethan’s suggestion that she’s overly critical, her suspicions are raised when Cameron and Daphne claim they never fight. Meanwhile, Lucia and Mia take full advantage of their newly acquired hotel guest status, Albie and Portia (sort of) connect over dinner, and Tanya enlists Greg to help her live out her perfect day in Sicily... on a Vespa.

    Director: Mike White

    Writer: Mike White

  • Ciao
    7.6/10 5,170 votes

    #11 - Ciao

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 2022-10-30

    On a couples' trip in Sicily, Harper, Ethan, Daphne, and Cameron spend an awkward first day sizing each other up. As Tanya arrives with her new assistant Portia, Dominic fields questions from his father Bert about his wife’s absence, while his son Albie plays neutral. Meanwhile, hotel manager Valentina tries to keep locals Mia and Lucia out of her establishment.

    Director: Mike White

    Writer: Mike White

  • New Day
    7.5/10 4,661 votes

    #12 - New Day

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2021-07-18

    A cautiously optimistic Belinda walks a fine line with Tanya, while Armond brainstorms ways to deal with Shane. After her husband belittles her work, Rachel approaches Nicole for advice. Paula and Olivia lose track of their stash, while a revived Mark attempts to connect with Quinn.

    Director: Mike White

    Writer: Mike White

  • Arrivals
    7.3/10 5,472 votes

    #13 - Arrivals

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2021-07-11

    As a new wave of guests arrive at the White Lotus, resort manager Armond tries to assuage an unreasonable Shane and his easy-going new wife Rachel, while spa director Belinda calms a grieving Tanya. Meanwhile, Nicole suggests her husband Mark distract himself from a health scare by spending time with their son Quinn, who’s been cast out by his sister Olivia and her friend Paula.

    Director: Mike White

    Writer: Mike White