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It’s a tough life being a celeb – so when it comes time to unwind and indulge in a little R&R our favorite actors and singers love to vacation at some of the most gorgeous places in the world. Whether they’re looking to soak up the sun, hit the ski slopes, indulge in some top-notch pampering, or hit the nightlife these ten locations mark some of the most popular celebrity vacation spots!
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
When celebrities need to have a quick escape from the stresses of the Hollywood lifestyle they hop on a two-flight to Cabo San Lucas in Mexico. A favorite for stars such as George Clooney, Cindy Crawford, Jennifer Aniston, Ryan Seacrest, and Camila Cabello, Cabo San Lucas provides the perfect vacation for those looking for a little sun and fun overlooking the sparkling Sea of Cortez.
A popular spot for celebrities and jet-setter, the Greek island of Mykonos attracts fashionistas and socialites from around the globe. With its vibrant nightlife, white-washed villages and beautiful beaches, Mykonos has attracted celebs including Kendall Jenner, Bella Hadid, Ariana Grande, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Gabrielle Union.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
For an experience truly out of this world stars such as Justin Bieber, Zac Efron, John Legend, and Tom Cruise head to Dubai and the luxury it offers stressed-out celebs in need of a little over-the-top pampering and partying on one of Dubai’s many man-made islands.
Bora Bora, French Polynesia
When it comes to privacy and the ultimate escape there’s no better place in the world than the idyllic tropical island of Bora Bora in French Polynesia. Known for its tranquil over-water-bungalows it’s been a honeymoon favorite for stars such as Benedict Cumberbatch and Sophie Hunter, Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban, and Justin Theroux and Jennifer Aniston. The island is also a favorite of the Kardashian family and Eva Longoria.
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Puerto Vallarta and nearby Punta Mita are celeb hotspots for those looking to soak up the sun along Mexico’s Pacific coast. Gwyneth Paltrow, Rihanna, Christina Aguilera, Justin Bieber, and Jennifer Lawrence have all been spotted enjoying a well-earned chilled-out vacation at the beaches renowned for their sugary soft sand.
Lake Como, Italy
The upscale resort of Lake Como is a firm favorite for actor George Clooney who owns an 18th-century villa overlooking the breathtaking landscape. Situated at the foot of the Alps in the Lombardy district of Northern Italy, it’s also a popular getaway spot for loved-up celebs including Emily Blunt and John Krasinski, and Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra. Not only can our favorite celebrities escape the hustle and bustle of Hollywood, but they can also take advantage of designer shopping in nearby Milan.
Usher, Katy Perry, and David and Victoria Beckham have all chosen the exotic and vibrant city of Marrakech in Morocco to spend time perusing the city’s famous markets, indulging in a little pampering, or tasting the local cuisine. Marrakech not only blends Eastern and Western cultures perfectly, but the hotels and resorts are also renowned for treating celebs like visiting royalty.
Another Mexican favorite with celebrities, thanks to its boho vibe, is the Riviera Maya spot of Tulum. Full of interesting eco-boutique hotels and a laid back vibe, Tulum has been the vacation spot of choice for Drew Barrymore, Reece Witherspoon, Sienna Miller, and Danika Patrick.
Located in between Anguilla and St. Kitts & Nevis, the glamorous French-speaking island of St. Barts is known for its gorgeous white sand beaches, designer shopping, and Euro-themed nightlife. Jay-Z and Beyoncé, along with Jessica Alba, Pippa Middleton and Leonardo DiCaprio have been known to pull up on private yachts into the ritzy harbor of Gustavia to unwind in the idyllic location.
No need to leave the USA to experience a glamorous ski vacation. Long regarded as a celebrity hangout, Aspen attracts stars including Kate Hudson, Mariah Carey, Bella Hadid, Will Smith, and Kyle Richards to its glitzy ski resorts.