Looking to go all out on your next vacation? Then take a cue from the rich and famous! Here are ten popular destinations that celebrities frequent to escape from their busy schedules and their legions of fans.
1. Amalfi Coast, Italy
The Amalfi Coast, with stunning cliffside views of the Tyrrhenian Sea, is a famous celebrity getaway. This popular destination offers a wide range of activities, including tours of ancient Greek and Roman ruins, hiking through the gorgeous landscape, or relaxing on one of their many beaches. Keep your eyes open, as The Amalfi Coast is known not just for its exceptional restaurants and stunning sites but a place for celebs to moor their giant yachts.
Celeb Sighting: Reese Witherspoon spent her honeymoon at Positano’s Le Sireneuse.
2. Maui, Hawaii
Celebrity couples are some of the 3 million annual visitors to Maui, escaping to luxury resorts or private estates. Maui has an extensive range of activities and amenities, including beautiful hikes, volcanoes, national parks, various beaches, five-star hotels, and of course, luaus. Or you can relax and unwind or reconnect with nature.
Celeb Sighting: Oprah and Britney Spears have reportedly been guests at the Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea
3. Aspen, Colorado
Each winter, celebrities flock to Aspen when the city transforms into one of the world’s most popular ski and snowboarding locations. Even non-skiers enjoy the high-end spas, exclusive boutiques, and fine dining restaurants. Or enjoy dogsledding, full moon dinners, and snowshoe walks in the stunning Rocky Mountains.
Celeb Sighting: Kim Kardashian was spotted at the St Regis Hotel with her daughter North.
4. St Tropez, France
Celebrities have made St Tropez one of their favorite summer destinations for over 100 years. Visitors will find that it offers an extensive range of activities, including world-class nightlife, famous beaches, luxury yachting, and some of the best restaurants on France’s coastline. Its incredible beauty and vibrant nightlife make it one of Europe’s best destinations for celebrity vacations.
Celeb Sighting: Naomi Campbell is a frequent visitor staying on her yacht in the harbor.
5. Los Cabos, Mexico
Cabo San Lucas, a two-hour flight from Los Angeles, is a fantastic weekend destination for celebrities. Celebrities enjoy the luxurious spa resorts, beautiful beaches, and fun nightlife. Stars can lay low and stay out of the public eye or enjoy popular activities like stargazing and cliff diving.
Celeb Sighting: Jennifer Aniston enjoys the luxury accommodations as Las Ventanas al Paraiso.
6. Mallorca, Spain
Spain’s Mallorca is one of the most prestigious celebrity vacation retreats in Europe. It’s seen as a place to dress up rather than a destination for partygoers. In the Balearic Islands of Spain, Mallorca is known for its beautiful beaches and superb weather. From jogging by the water to spending afternoons at exclusive beach clubs, Mallorca provides everything that a celebrity could ask for in an escape from reality.
Celeb Sighting: Victoria and David Beckham have stayed at Hotel Victoria in Palma.
7. Lake Como, Italy
Known for its stunning views, beautiful villas, and proximity to Milan, celebrities can easily escape the hustle and bustle of city life while staying at Lake Como’s five-star resorts. Castles, gardens, cathedrals, and museums are just a few of the stunning sights available in Lake Como, a dream vacation destination.
Celebs like Tom Cruise, Jack Nicholson, Kate Moss, Emily Blunt, and John Krasinski have all been spotted in the popular destination.
Celeb Sighting: George and Amal Clooney spend most of the summer in their Lake Como home, Villa Oleandra.
8. Mykonos, Greece
Celebrities adore Mykonos for its seclusion and privacy, away from photographers and prying eyes. With its gorgeous scenery and delectable Mediterranean cuisine on every corner, Mykonos is a popular vacation destination. Celebrities stay at luxury hotels or private residences for solitude and rejuvenation in beautiful settings.
Celeb Sighting: Bella Hadid was spotted at the Nammos Beach Club.
9. Miami, Florida
For many years, Miami’s South Beach has been one of the world’s top vacation destinations for travelers and celebrities alike. With gorgeous year-round weather, many celebrities have purchased properties along the shore for private escapes.
Enjoy world-class dining, luxurious five-star hotels, and Miami nightclubs like the Mansion, Skybar, and The Rose Bar.
Celeb Sighting: Jessica Simpson has been spotted at the Shore Club.
10. Sydney, Australia
From surfing at Bondi Beach to shopping in Darling Harbour, there’s plenty for celebrities to do when visiting, or filming in, Sydney.
The Park Hyatt Sydney is home to some of the most stunning vistas in Australia, so it’s a regular with celebrities. Book a room, and you too can enjoy the views, privacy, attentive service, and luxurious amenities.
Leonardo DiCaprio and Hugh Jackman enjoy visiting Bondi Beach, one of Australia’s most famous beaches.
Celeb Sighting: The Park Hyatt is a popular hotel for celebrities like Pink.
The Bottom Line
If you’re looking for a top-of-the-line vacation, why not take a page from your favorite celebrity?